WKMS Youth Radio Project http://wkms.org en Kids Participate in Triathlon at Noble Park http://wkms.org/post/kids-participate-triathlon-noble-park <p>Rehab Associates in Paducah is organizing their 11th annual Mercy Pediatrics Kids Triathlon July 12, where kids between the ages of 7 and 14 compete in swimming, bicycling and running at Noble Park in Paducah in an effort to encourage youth fitness. On <em>Sounds Good</em>, Kate speaks with Amy Peal of Rehab Associates about the event.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:19:15 +0000 Kate Lochte 41614 at http://wkms.org Kids Participate in Triathlon at Noble Park Marshall Co. 9th Graders Invent Firefighting Device, Compete in National Contest http://wkms.org/post/marshall-co-9th-graders-invent-firefighting-device-compete-national-contest <p>A team of three 9th graders at Marshall County High School in Benton is developing a device to more effectively combat fires, and their work has won them a week's trip to DC to compete in a national competition, the U.S. Army-sponsored eCYBERMISSION. On <em>Sounds Good</em>,<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Kate Lochte asks Marshall Co. High School science teacher Lisa Devillez to explain how the students got involved and she asks the students to describe the device and explain what it does.</span></p><p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Listen to the conversation:</span></em></p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 17:32:55 +0000 Kate Lochte 41182 at http://wkms.org Marshall Co. 9th Graders Invent Firefighting Device, Compete in National Contest A Diverse #SummerReading List For Kids http://wkms.org/post/diverse-summerreading-list-kids In children's books, it can be easier to find talking pandas than characters of color.<p>Only <a href="http://ccbc.education.wisc.edu/books/choiceintro13.asp">6 percent of children's books </a>published in 2012 featured diverse characters. Last Saturday, the first ever <a href="http://www.thebookcon.com/" target="_blank">BookCon</a> in New York city came under severe scrutiny for featuring all-white speakers (and one Grumpy Cat). Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:08:39 +0000 Aly Seidel 41074 at http://wkms.org A Diverse #SummerReading List For Kids Murray Middle Schoolers Head to Odyssey of the Mind World Competition http://wkms.org/post/murray-middle-schoolers-head-odyssey-mind-world-competition <p>Odyssey of the Mind is an international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries participate in the program. Murray Middle Schoolers are with us to talk about their project called "Seeing Is Believing" that is taking them to world competition.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:37:39 +0000 Kate Lochte 40193 at http://wkms.org Murray Middle Schoolers Head to Odyssey of the Mind World Competition Murray Girl Scouts Craft Quilt Block Stories http://wkms.org/post/murray-girl-scouts-craft-quilt-block-stories <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As the region gears up for Quilt Week, Murray Girl Scout Troop 1154 craft quilt blocks in a journey of story telling. In this Youth Radio Project Production, the girls and </span>Scout leader<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jennifer Bryson describe the project and the meaning within in their designs.</span></p><p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:51:37 +0000 Kate Lochte 40041 at http://wkms.org Murray Girl Scouts Craft Quilt Block Stories Carson Myre Series: Paducah Tilghman High School Christmas Program http://wkms.org/post/carson-myre-series-paducah-tilghman-high-school-christmas-program <p>Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear highlights from the Paducah Tilghman High School Christmas Program, featuring the Paducah Tilghman Concert Choir, Men’s Choir, Choralaires, Prime Rib, and Concordia. Matthew Hinz directs and Devonda Treece provides accompaniment. Todd Birdsong is our recording engineer. This concert was held on December 20th, 2013 at Immanuel Baptist Church in Paducah.</p><p><strong>Full Song List:</strong></p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 22:03:15 +0000 Matt Markgraf 37622 at http://wkms.org Carson Myre Series: Paducah Tilghman High School Christmas Program Carson Myre Series: Murray Schools' A Winter Choral Concert http://wkms.org/post/carson-myre-series-murray-schools-winter-choral-concert <p>Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS.&nbsp;Today, we’ll hear highlights from A Winter Choral Concert, featuring the Murray Elementary Chorus, Murray Middle School Choir, and Murray High School Choir. Kim Black directs the Elementary Chorus, Laynie Alba Mitchell Directs the Middle and High School Choirs. George Eldred is our recording engineer. This concert was held on December 17, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church in Murray.</p><p><strong>Complete Song List:</strong></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:40:00 +0000 Matt Markgraf 37510 at http://wkms.org Carson Myre Series: Murray Schools' A Winter Choral Concert Carson Myre Series: Highlights from the Marshall Co. High School Christmas Choral Concert http://wkms.org/post/carson-myre-series-highlights-marshall-co-high-school-christmas-choral-concert <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to The </span>Carson-Myre<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with </span>WKMS<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Today, we’ll hear highlights from the Marshall County High School Concert Choir and Women’s Choir Christmas Concert. Brant Veal is the Choral Director, Mary Grinnell Accompanies, and King Sound Studio is our recording engineer. Fri, 20 Dec 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Matt Markgraf 37483 at http://wkms.org Carson Myre Series: Highlights from the Marshall Co. High School Christmas Choral Concert Carson Myre Series: Paducah Symphony Youth Orchestra & Sinfonia Holiday Concert http://wkms.org/post/carson-myre-series-paducah-symphony-youth-orchestra-sinfonia-holiday-concert <p>Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear the holiday concert by the Paducah Symphony Youth Orchestra and Sinfonia Preparatory Orchestra. Steve Schaffner conducts the PSYO, Patty Story conducts Sinfonia. King Sound Studio is our recording engineer. This concert was held on December 15, 2013 at the C-Plant Performing Arts Center in McCracken County High School and was sponsored by Lourdes and Independence Bank.</p><p><strong>Sinfonia Song List:</strong></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:44:38 +0000 Matt Markgraf 37476 at http://wkms.org Carson Myre Series: Paducah Symphony Youth Orchestra & Sinfonia Holiday Concert Carson Myre Series: Clark Elementary Choir Holiday Presentation http://wkms.org/post/carson-myre-series-clark-elementary-choir-holiday-presentation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Welcome to The Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation’s Youth and Ensemble Music Performance Series with WKMS. Today, we’ll hear a special holiday presentation by Clark Elementary School’s 4</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and 5</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Grade Choir, of 55 students. Murray State alum Dale Julian directs and Todd Birdsong was our recording engineer. This performance was recorded on December 16th, 2013.</span></p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:30:00 +0000 Matt Markgraf 37443 at http://wkms.org Carson Myre Series: Clark Elementary Choir Holiday Presentation