KBPC Radio Podcast – Voice of the Jaguar
Welcome to KBPC the radio podcast of Black Pine Circle School Berkeley, California. Entirely produced by the middle school students our shows include live interviews, commentary, readings, and original music.
KBPC Podcast 32
June 1, 2012
This is KBPC’s thirty-second podcast. It features and interview with Mr. Webb, our Upper School Head. The moderator is Stuart and the interviewer is Adam. Mr. Webb is asked how he came to Black Pine Circle, how he became an educator and, among other questions, what single thing would he take with him if sent to a deserted place.
Podcast length about 7 and a half minutes
KBPC Podcast 31
March 1, 2012
This is KBPC’s thirty-first podcast. It features the 7th grade Spanish class, under the direction of Señora Lacy, singing six popular American songs and replacing the lyrics with Spanish verbs. Each group sings a different song. Leo and Sam are the announcers, and Adam is the engineer.
Podcast length about 6 minutes
May 24, 2011
This is KBPC’s thirtieth podcast and it’s all about NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) featuring Lindsey Grant, Program Director, and Chris Angotti, Director of the Young Writers Program as they are interviewed by Fourth grade students who participated in NaNoWriMo’s Young Writers Program. Kira Del Mar, Black Pine Circle’s 4th grade assistant teacher, inspired our school to participate, and with strong support from Lindsey and Chris, guided the 40 participating 4th and 5th grade students to complete a novel in one month. Ninety-four percent of the student writers completed their novels. Our announcer, Marina, a fellow writer, takes us behind the scenes with two segments. In the first segment our four students interview our guests, Lindsey and Chris about their work at the Office of Letters and Light. In the second segment, our guests interview the students, Alma, George, Haley and Daniel H., about their experiences writing a whole novel in only a month!
Podcast length about 23minutes
|Click on images to learn about NaNoWriMo and the Young Writers Progam
March 29, 2011
This KBPC’s twenty-ninth podcast and it features a panel of five Upper School students. Leo, Maeve, Zoe, Eli and Zana discussing the pros and cons of the Black Pine Circle Upper School dress code. Is there a part of the dress code they think is useful? What part(s) of the code is controversial. Why, do they think, there is a dress code? Is it biased against girls? Listen in and decide what you think. Ezra is our announcer. Adam is our engineer and editor. Theme song written by Adam.
Podcast length about 28 minutes
|by Marty Risken|
December 14, 2010
This is KBPC’s twenty-eighth podcast, and opening show for the school year. Podcast 28 is hosted by an Eighth Grader and features an interview by a Sixth Grader with former Harrison House residents Denise and Deja, mother and daughter, about their experiences as residents and their experience now. In our second segment we feature two Black Pine Circle School Eighth Graders reading their autobiographical “I AM” poems. Engineered and edited by Adam. Original theme song by Adam.
LISTEN TO KBPC PODCAST 28
Podcast length about 17 minutes.