Poetry

Bruin Radio: Episode 57

Bruin Radio is a weekly student-led and student-written news show produced by Brookings-Harbor High School staff, and supported by Curry Coast Community Radio.

Student journalists reached out to the Curry County Sherriff’s Office last week regarding our local readiness to respond to school shootings. Our school news carries on with drama try-out information, extended school day news, and some exciting robotics news. The students had a lot of fun with some creative skits in this episode, so don’t miss the laughter accompanying the news.

If you’re a student or staff member and you’d like to get involved, or if you’re a community member with input or advice for Bruin Radio, please reach out to us! Email Dane Tippman or Alex Merritt of the Brookings-Harbor High School. We would be thrilled to hear from you!

For more great High-School radio shows, check out the Brookings-Harbor High School radio page, a proud partner of Curry Coast Community Radio!

Hosts: Iris Mitchell, Isabella Freitas
Guests: Caleb Crotzer, Maclane Westbrook, Ivan Mann
Producers: Dane Tippman, Alex Merritt
Recording Tech: Dane Tippman
Sound Editor: Dane Tippman


The opinions expressed here are those of the individual participants. Curry Coast Community Radio takes no position on issues discussed in this program.


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The Bruin News segment used the Wikinews briefs jingle, by Steven Fruitsmaak, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Generic license.
The Bruin News intro music is from the Prelinger Archives on the website archive.org
, and is released under the Creative Commons Public Domain license. The full show from which the Bruin News intro music was taken can be found at https://archive.org/details/0596_On_the_Air_20_09_04_00.
The music playing in the final segment of the show is technology ambience from Freesound.org by user burning-mir, released under Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication license.
This episode features selections from music composed by artist Derek Thomas Dew, also known as Touchless Remover on SoundCloud. Listen to his work here: https://soundcloud.com/touchlessremover.

Student participation in this school-approved learning and creativity project is by the express permission of the students and their parents or guardians, and is conducted with the guidance of BHHS Vice-Principal Alex Merritt, BHHS Teacher Craig Cooper, BHHS Teacher Mr. Tippman and the approval of Brookings-Harbor High School Principal Lisa Dion. Names and pictures that may be included in this posting, and the names of students that may be mentioned in the show itself, were provided to Curry Coast Community Radio by the Brookings-Harbor School District with permission from the students and their parents or guardians in accordance with School Board Policy “JOB – Personally Identifiable Information” and the Brookings-Harbor High School form “Releasing Student Directory Information” signed by the parents or guardians.

 

Bruin Radio: Episode 55

Bruin Radio is a weekly student-led and student-written news show produced by Brookings-Harbor High School staff, and supported by Curry Coast Community Radio.

Isabella Freitas and Brigid Mitchell

Ethan Warner reports on the fundraising results of the National Honor Society’s Empty Bowls event. Students provide real-time reactions to the investigation results into Oregon State Senator Jeff Kruse‘s reputed behavior. Brigid Mitchell reports on the Sadie Hawkins Dance, and we hear some Powerful Poetry from her as part of the Poetry Out Loud competition! Justin Vanginderen interviews District Powerschool expert Blythe Wardwell about student information systems and “ADM”. There’s much more in this episode, make sure you listen or download to check it out!

If you’re a student or staff member and you’d like to get involved, or if you’re a community member with input or advice for Bruin Radio, please reach out to us! Email Dane Tippman or Alex Merritt of the Brookings-Harbor High School. We would be thrilled to hear from you!

For more great High-School radio shows, check out the Brookings-Harbor High School radio page, a proud partner of Curry Coast Community Radio!

Hosts: Brigid Mitchell, Isabella Freitas, Jedidiah Doan, Justin Vanginderen, Ethan Warner
Guests: Blythe Wardwell, Greg Goode
Producers: Dane Tippman, Alex Merritt
Recording Tech: Dane Tippman
Sound Editor: Dane Tippman


The opinions expressed here are those of the individual participants. Curry Coast Community Radio takes no position on issues discussed in this program.


If you enjoy this program and want to hear more like it, consider supporting Curry Coast Community Radio. Here’s How.


The Bruin News segment used the Wikinews briefs jingle, by Steven Fruitsmaak, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Generic license.
The Bruin News intro music is from the Prelinger Archives on the website archive.org
, and is released under the Creative Commons Public Domain license. The full show from which the Bruin News intro music was taken can be found at: https://archive.org/details/0596_On_the_Air_20_09_04_00.
The new end music is Rock 808 beat by freesound.org user PlanetroniK, released under Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication license.
This episode features selections from music composed by artist Derek Thomas Dew, also known as Touchless Remover on SoundCloud. Listen to his work here: https://soundcloud.com/touchlessremover
.

Student participation in this school-approved learning and creativity project is by the express permission of the students and their parents or guardians, and is conducted with the guidance of BHHS Vice-Principal Alex Merritt, BHHS Teacher Craig Cooper, BHHS Teacher Mr. Tippman and the approval of Brookings-Harbor High School Principal Lisa Dion. Names and pictures that may be included in this posting, and the names of students that may be mentioned in the show itself, were provided to Curry Coast Community Radio by the Brookings-Harbor School District with permission from the students and their parents or guardians in accordance with School Board Policy “JOB – Personally Identifiable Information” and the Brookings-Harbor High School form “Releasing Student Directory Information” signed by the parents or guardians.

 

Powerful Poetry: Episode 2

Powerful PoetryWelcome back to Powerful Poetry! In this program, we explore poetry and prose with Dr. Michelle Mitchell-Foust and her students at the Brookings-Harbor High School. Dr. Foust is an accomplished poet, author, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and teacher of math, drama, and creative writing at the Brookings-Harbor High School. She is joined by here her students who conduct interviews and present poetry of their own creation, as well as the poems of published authors.

Time codes for your convenience:

00:31 through 03:03 – Students Breanna App and Josie Vital practice interviewing with Dr. Foust.
03:03 through 04:12 – Dr. Foust reads the poem Bride by Jeanne Marie Beaumont.
04:12 through 06:10 – Dr. Foust reads a poem by Thom Gunn entitled Hitch-Hiker, written for Jeffrey Dahmer.
06:10 through 09:10 – The students and Dr. Foust discuss The Day the Saucers Came by Neil Gaiman, Mr. Grinch by Dr. Seuss, and The Death of King Arthur whose author is anonymous. They further discuss The Werewolf by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam, as well as The Eve on Exodus by Samantha Woehl.
09:10 through 10:49 – Dr. Foust reads Scarecrow by Jennifer Clement.
10:49 through 11:21 – Musical intermission thanks to Derek Thomas Dew, also known as Touchless Remover.
11:21 through 12:46 – Jason Johnson reads a brief bio on Dr. Foust and the origin of the Monster Verse anthology.
12:46 through 15:50 – Dr. Foust reads Distorting Mirrors, Split Selves and the Origin of Monsters, the intro of Monster Verse.
15:50 through 17:20 – Dr. Foust reads The Man With a Hole in His Head by Rick Bursky.
17:20 through 18:38 – Student and poet Linda Horton reads Brother, Sister by Carsen West.
18:38 through 19:24 – Carmen Ryan reads The Visitor by Tess Taylor.
19:24 through 20:07 – Wesley Griffith reads My Son Throws Sticks in the River by Chris Davidson.
20:07 through 21:55 – Breanna App and Josie Vital interview student and poet Brooke Hodges on her experiences in the Creative Writing class of Brookings-Harbor High School, and how it has inspired her writing and her feelings about nature.
21:55 through 24:11 – Breanna App and Josie Vital ask student and poet Carmen Ryan about her writing history and her relationship with poetry.
24:11 through 33:13 – Student and poet Travis Chadwick reads his original poetic creations respectively titled The Monster Under Our Seas, Animals, Poisonous Years, and Us Militant Freakshows. He discusses his work with our two intrepid interviewers.

Host: Dr. Michelle Mitchell-Foust; Producer: Dane Tippman; Recording Tech: Dane Tippman; Sound Editor: Dane Tippman


Student participation in this school-approved learning and creativity project is by the express permission of the students and their parents or guardians, and is conducted with the guidance of Dr. Foust and the approval of Brookings-Harbor High School Principal Lisa Dion. Names and pictures included in this posting, and the names of students mentioned in the show itself, were provided to Curry Coast Community Radio by the Brookings-Harbor School District with permission from the students and their parents or guardians in accordance with School Board Policy “JOB – Personally Identifiable Information” and the Brookings-Harbor High School form “Releasing Student Directory Information” signed by the parents or guardians. In accordance with the “Releasing Student Directory Information” form, a letter of prior notification was sent to the home of record for the student at least 15 days prior to the release of this information, or a phone call was made in lieu of letter in certain situations.

Music is provided for this program by Derek Thomas Dew, who is known as Touchless Remover. Beginning and end sound is selected from Black Rookery, and our intermission music is Studious Portland. The Soundcloud for Touchless Remover is https://soundcloud.com/touchlessremover.


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Powerful Poetry: Episode 1

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Megan McCurdy top left, Josie Vital top center, Breanna App top right, and Dr. Michelle Mitchell-Foust bottom center

In this new program, Powerful Poetry, we will be exploring poetry and prose with Dr. Michelle Mitchell-Foust and students and alumni of the Brookings-Harbor High School.

Dr. Foust is an accomplished poet, author, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and teacher of Math, Drama, and Creative Writing at the Brookings-Harbor High School. We are proud to be joined by her students who will be conducting interviews and presenting poetry of their own creation as well as the poems of published authors.

Time codes for your convenience:

  • 00:31 through 17:00 – Students Breanna App and Josie Vital interview Dr. Foust and learn some of the history of Monster Verse.
  • 17:00 through 19:47 – Salmonberry Man, composed by Derek Dew.
  • 19:47 through 20:30 – Dr. Foust reads I Last Saw My Mother By Gary Young.
  • 20:30 through 22:23 – Dr. Foust reads Ghost House by Robert Frost.
  • 22:23 through 24:11 – Student Megan McCurdy reads her poem I Take My Bed.
  • 24:11 through 24:41 – Megan McCurdy reads My Name and the River.
  • 24:41 through 26:54 – Megan McCurdy reads A Question to a Tourist Stopped by a Sinkhole.
  • 26:54 through 29:13 – Josie Vital and Breanna App interview Megan McCurdy and discuss her poetry, Brookings-Harbor High School, and the topic of bullying.

Host: Dr. Michelle Mitchell-Foust; Producer: Dane Tippman; Sound Editor: Dane Tippman


Student participation in this school-approved learning and creativity project is by the express permission of the students and their parents or guardians, and is conducted with the guidance of Dr. Foust and the approval of Brookings-Harbor High School Principal Lisa Dion. Names and pictures included in this posting, and the names of students mentioned in the show itself, were provided to KCIW by the Brookings-Harbor School District with permission from the students and their parents or guardians in accordance with School Board Policy “JOB – Personally Identifiable Information” and the Brookings-Harbor High School form “Releasing Student Directory Information” signed by the parents or guardians. In accordance with the “Releasing Student Directory Information” form, a letter of prior notification was sent to the home of record for the student at least 15 days prior to the release of this information, or a phone call was made in lieu of letter in certain situations.

Music is provided for this program by Derek Thomas Dew who is known as Touchless Remover. Beginning and end music is selected from Black Rookery, and our intermission music is Salmonberry Man. The Soundcloud for Touchless Remover is https://soundcloud.com/touchlessremover.


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Ewing’s Doings: Poet Gary Lark

Gary Lark

Gary Lark

In this special edition of Ewing’s Doings, host Angela Ewing was honored to have the opportunity to talk with Oregon poet Gary Lark at the Gold Beach Books about his varied and interesting story-poems.

His poetry not only reveal the experiences of his own life, but those of others he has met who made an impression on him.

With his stories he reaches into other peoples emotional world and reveals different layers of his own life.


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Special Program: Oregon’s Poet Laureate

Oregon Poet Laureate Peter Sears

Oregon Poet Laureate Peter Sears

Did you know that we Oregonians have our very own poet laureate? Well, we do, and his name is Peter Sears. He normally divides his time between Corvallis and Portland, but he recently ventured south to Curry County to honor us with his presence and poetry at the Curry Public Library in Gold Beach.

Our senior arts and literature correspondent Angela Ewing reports …

It was an immense pleasure to meet our State’s Poet Laureate, Peter Sears at the Gold Beach Library. With sincerity and fervor, Peter read from his collection of free-verse poetry. He has served as Community Services coordinator for the Oregon Arts Commission and is director of the Oregon Literary Coalition. His poetry reveals his own life experience in humor and satire. His work has appeared in several national magazines such as Saturday Review, The New York Times, and many other literary magazines, and he is author of three full-length poetry collections.


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Ewing’s Doings: Two Writers – Georgia Cockerham and Karl Sandstrom

Angela Ewing talks with local writers Georgia Cockerham and Karl Sandstrom about their creative work and their volunteer activities here in Curry County.

Wildlife Friends BookPoetry lovers everywhere will enjoy the poetry of Georgia Cockerham who has published a children’s book of Poetry: Wildlife Friends, Northwest Coast, inspired by the animals and birds that frequent the ocean beaches and scenic countryside surrounding their coastal home. Georgia also illustrated the book to be both whimsical and educational. Georgia is at work on her second children’s book and short fictional stories. When not writing, she volunteers for the Northwest Coast Chapter of The Compassionate Friends, Inc.

Karl Sandstrom writes love poems and is known for his lyrics that have been recorded and set to music by Gil Kirk on the keyboard at Sebastians. Karl is in the process of writing a children’s story about a talking cat and dog. He is very involved in volunteer programs for the local churches and philanthropic organizations in Brookings.


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