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Standing Room Only: Student Stories Part Two

In early April, a group of students taught by Rachel Bahr at the The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship told their stories. Their themes ranged from dealing with a robbery in Zambia to mistaking a grandmother for a witch. The commonality was that each storyteller learned something new. We hear stories by Dylan Stickels, Willow Kruggel, Scott Pollock, Emily Burnfield, …

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Standing Room Only: Student Stories

In early April, a group of students taught by Rachel Bahr at the The Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship told their stories. Their themes ranged from learning to drive to gallivanting in Europe to grappling with religion. The commonality was that each storyteller learned something new. We hear stories by Zayn Karim, Ben Foley, Maisie Fiedler, Rowan Morse, Cormac O’Sullivan, …

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Kite Line- April 28, 2017: Dismantling Barriers to Life

This week features a variety of conversations that we are sharing with you through a partnership with StoryCorps. The event, Dismantling Barriers to Life, was about the impacts of mass incarceration. Dismantling Barriers to Life was hosted last month in Chicago, and these are some of the stories collected for the event. We hear people talk about how incarceration affected …

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Standing Room Only – Slices of Life: ASE Students Share Their Stories, Part 2

In December of 2015, 49 students from the Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship participated in a storytelling event in the style of The Moth storytelling events, sharing true, personal stories crafted under the guidance of English teacher Rachel Bahr and social studies teacher Pam Gunkel as part of an American Studies class. Tonight, we feature a selection of those stories …

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Standing Room Only – Slices of Life: ASE Students Share Their Stories, Part 1

In December of 2015, 49 students from the Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship participated in a storytelling event in the style of The Moth storytelling events, sharing true, personal stories crafted under the guidance of English teacher Rachel Bahr and Social Studies teacher Pam Gunkel as part of an American Studies class. Tonight, we hear a selection of those stories …

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Standing Room Only – Storyzilla Story Show

Storyzilla Story Show is a monthly variety show offering people the opportunity to tell their stories, often in a humorous way. Hosted by local storyteller Nell Weatherwax, participants receive advanced coaching in telling their true, personal stories on a given topic. Tonight on Standing Room Only, we’ll hear tales on the theme “Get Schooled,” the title of the September Storyzilla …

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