Middle schoolers share their take on current affairs. In four short years, these students will become America’s voters. It is time to consider the world through their lenses. In each episode, a few middle school students will explain their thoughts and opinions on relevant cultural and newsworthy topics, giving the audience a glimpse of what it is like to view the world from the perspective of our youngest Generation Z members.
In this episode, Brian shares what he has learned from reading up on President Biden's intentions as the new President. How will the 46th President of the U.S. differ from his predecessor? What does this all look like through the lens of an 8th grader? Listen to find out!
Lilly and Kallie, 8th grade students, share their take on how COVID-19 has impacted their school year after reading the NY Times article, New York City to Close Public Schools Again as Virus Cases Rise. These students discuss school from hybrid to remote learning, canceling of sports, and more!
8th grade students' lives have been turned upside down along with the rest of the world due to the Covid 19 Panic. While we have all settled into remote learning, students still wanted to share their take on the world events around them. How are middle school students responding to the fear and panic?
On this episode of Our Take, eighth graders Hailey, Maria, and Ember discuss the article "California becomes first state in the country to push back school start times" by Taryn Luna. Listen to hear Our Take on the potential benefits and downfalls of later school start times.
Eighth graders Austin and AJ discuss the NBA's tweets regarding China's involvement in suppressing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong after reading the article "How one tweet snowballed into the NBA's worst nightmare" by Jordan Valinsky.
Zach, Rowan and Mason share their take on the news article "Man arrested for allegedly handing out razor blades with Halloween candy" by Janelle Griffith (11/1/19) sharing their opinions and questions about why someone might want to mess with the classic Halloween tradition of Trick-or-Treating.