Portable Radio students interviewed on CBC radio

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Denise Fung, producer for Ottawa Morning, visited a few days ago to find out what everyone’s plans for the March Break were.  Here’s what she put together for her “Weekender” segment.

Season 6 Episode 2 [8:45]

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Happy November.  In our part of the world, the leaves have pretty much finished changing colour and have fallen to the ground
Here’s what we have prepared for our second episode of the season:

  • The Say It Game
  • Ghoulish adjectives
  • Three times tables – as recorded by our quadblog buddies in Wales
  • Four clocks:   Zamin. Rhys, Rohan
  • Cube Puzzle by David, Ali, Jack
  • Animal Stories by Morgan and Sierra
  • Cross Country and Soccer by Mykenna and Madison
  • Freaky Friday by Sameer, Kevin and Ryan

Music used in this episode:

The following is from Purple Planet Royalty Free Music:

  • Turning the Screw
  • Robotik

Season 6 Episode 1 [12:05]

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Portable Radio is back.  Mr. Toft finds it hard to believe this is Portable Radio’s 6th season.

This year’s “Portable Kids” were in Kindergarten when this podcast first started!

In this episode we have:

  • writing tips from students in Wexham,Wales,
  • Melanie and Eshum tell us about Cloud 9, a class in New Zealand.  We share some of the audio message we sent to their class,
  • Jarod and Sarah tell us about the Global Children’s Challenge,
  • Leila talks about lunches,
  • we do our best to read limericks Heron Primary’s blog.  Heron Primary is a class in England,
  • similes made by our class and kids in Barnsley, England,
  • and the “Don’t Say It Game”.

Websites mentioned in this podcast:

Members of our Quad Blog:

Music used in this episode:

Our theme song is WW by Greenroom (Music Alley)

The following is from Purple Planet Royalty Free Music:

  • Girl on a Scooter
  • The Music Box
  • Masala Madness
  • Swaying Daisies
  • Funk City

Season 5 Episode 8 [19:50]

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In this episode the grade 6 students from Mrs. Smith’s class take us on a tour of the solar system. You will be visiting the planets in order from Mercury, closest to the sun, all the way to Neptune.

Credits

Our theme song is  WW by Greenroom (Music Alley)


Season 5 Episode 7 [14:13]

In this episode:

  • Mrs. Smith’s class make rain with their hands
  • Mr. Toft listens to his voice mail which is filled with messages from upset parents
  • Yahya and Naana convince Mr. Toft to let him bring their dangerous pets to school
  • Karen tells us about our trip to the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra.
  • Awo, Linh, Sehrish and Samantha share commercials for their new snacks and cereals
  • Control B, South March’s very own blues band, performs their song, “The S.M.P.S. Blues”

Credits

Our theme song is  WW by Greenroom (Music Alley)

The following came from Purple Planet Royalty Free Music:

  • Filet Mignon
  • Girl on a Scooter
  • Heavy Hitter
  • Mr. Jelly Goes to Town
  • Rickety Roadster

Season 5 Episode 6 [12:25]

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The Snow Day Edition – On our second snow day of the 2010/2011 school year, students in grade 5 and 6 in Mrs. Smith’s class and Mrs. Kerkhoff’s class joined together to discuss, write and record their ideas about a variety of topics. In this podcast you will hear:

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  • Shannon, Kendel and Morgan speaking about Musical Artists
  • Steven and Brayden asking “Why are all the fun websites blocked?”
  • Jessica, Estella and Mann did a survey about Animals
  • Connor and Dylan share their thoughts on the Hockey Trades
  • Ilan and friends debate about Laptops in school
  • Fatma and Zaynab speak about Perseverance
  • Kyle, Tyler and Tariq discuss two popular music Video Games
  • Austin and Stefan give their take on  Skateboarding
  • Nabeeha and Abeer  discuss the pros and cons of Snow Days

Credits

Our theme song is  WW by Greenroom (Music Alley)

All other music is used by permission.


Season 5 Episode 5 [11:01]

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Nick, Rahul, Abdulla, Owen, Philip, Shashaank, Isaiah, Awo, Maisie, Linh, Ayah, Elliott, Hamzah, Kollie, Michael, Shannon, Karen, Sarah and Sehrish share ideas on how to get an annoying sibling off the couch. James and a special guest tell us about Ursula Vernon’s book Dragonbreath.

Credits

Our theme song is  WW by Greenroom (Music Alley)

We used the following from JewelBeat.com:
Funky Moment
Game Adventure
Hyper Groove
Funky Cub Hit

We used the following from Purple Planet Royalty Free Music:

Masala Madness
Above the Clouds
Mr. Jelly Goes to Town
Punching Bag
Rickety Roadster
Robotik
Funk City


Season 5 Episode 4 [6:17]

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Berrigan Elementary school students in grades 4, 5 and 6 just finished their fourth trip to Mount Pakenham this past week.  Ski and snowboard conditions couldn’t have been better.  In this episode of Portable Radio we bring you sound from our final day on the slopes. Credits Our theme song is called WW by Greenroom (Music Alley) The following tracks are from JewelBeat.com:

  • Fun Day Trip
  • Happy Jam
  • Hyper Groove
  • Neon Punk
  • Rocking Teenage Years
  • Retro Party

Season 5 Episode 3 [13:11]

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Welcome to our December 2010 Portable Radio podcast.  This time we have:

  • Abinaya’s thoughts about Christmas
  • Michael’s explanation why summer is his favourite season
  • Recorder Karate performances by Abdulla, Ayah, Zoha, Awo, Naana
  • Public Service announcements for healthy eating by Philip, Samantha, Awo and Owen
  • James, Ivan , Isaiah and students from Mrs. Braidwood’s 6/7 class on Vancouver Island give their opinion about indoor recess
  • Kollie tells a story about NBA superstar Dwyane Wade
  • Yahya explains why he hates winter
  • Sandunya, Abinaya, Karen, Naana and students from Mrs. Braidwood’s 6/7 class on Vancouver Island give their opinions about snow pants.

Credits

The following were composed by Nathan Toft and are freely available at PortableRecorder.ca:

  • White Out performed by Abdulla.
  • Sunny’s Yellow performed by Awo and Ayah.
  • Blue’s Smile performed by Naana.
  • Red Shoe 45 performed by Zoha.

The following are from JewelBeat.com:

  • Action Hero
  • Everyone in the Club Clap
  • Long Time Ahead
  • The Sweetest of Dreams
  • Trace Underground

Our theme song is called WW by Greenroom (Music Alley)

Season 5 Episode 2 [16:45]

Our second show features pieces by both Mrs. Smith’s grade 5/6 class at South March P.S. and Mr. Toft’s grade 5/6 class at Berrigan E.S.

In this episode:

  • report about the Clocks in Mr. Toft’s class by Sandunya and Abinaya
  • Mann and Naseha interview Mrs. Smith
  • a summary of Humpty Dumpty by Abdullah
  • Elliott talks about the Bone Tall Tales book
  • tips about Halloween from Thomas and Nick
  • the importance of Saying thank you by Hamzah
  • Will and John debate the value of the penny
  • Karen tells us about her Poor Fish
  • Nabeha tells about the Character One from the book One
  • Linh and Maisie give us their version of Jack and Jill
  • Kyle shares the results of his ice cream survey
  • a debate about Skateboards versus RipStik between Yayha and Ivan
  • Samantha and Linda educate us about the Spirit Bears
  • Steven reviews the book Holes by Louis Sachar
  • Michael and Owen finish off our show with predictions about the World Cup.

Music used in this episode:

All music is used by permission