Youth Voices Stories

New teacher Carrie Jansen is highlighted in this feature (BES Photos/Flickr)

Teacher Feature: Carrie Jansen

Carrie Jansen is a Spanish teacher at Cook County High School, but it wasn't necessarily the career she originally thought she would end up in.


Check out Sean's picks in this month's "Movie Rundown" (Flickr)

Sean's Movie Rundown: The December Edition

There are a lot of movies out in theaters right now, but which ones are worth seeing?


Cook County Schools

Cook County Debate & Discussion Society holds first event

Cook County High School student Andrew Thompson, along with teacher and advisor David Liechty, have launched a new Debate & Discussion Society for the Cook Cou


Andrew Thompson discusses the new Cook County Debate Society (Ben McLeod/Flickr)

Cook County Debate & Discussion Society

Andrew Thompson is a student at Cook County High School, and he's working hard to launch a Debate & Discussion Society for students and community members.


Check out this interview with Culinary Arts teacher David Grimsley (Danielle Abalde/Flickr)

Teacher Feature: David Grimsley

David Grimsley is a professional chef and the culinary arts teacher at Cook County High School in Grand Marais, Minnesota.


Check out this month's "Book Talk" featuring favorite series (Madeleine Burleson/Flickr)

Book Talk: Favorite Series

What is your favorite literary series of all time?


Check out Sean's picks in this month's "Movie Rundown" (Jennifer Linley/Flickr)

Sean's Movie Rundown: The November Edition

There are a lot of movies out in theaters right now, but which ones are worth seeing?


Check out Youth Radio's monthly feature "Book Talk" (Casey Flaser/Flickr)

Book Talk: Guilty Pleasures

Do you have a book that you love to read, but that you feel sort of guilty sharing about?


Members of the band R5 (Justin Higuchi/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project discusses the band R5

Courtney Clyde and Haylie Anderson of WTIP's Youth Radio Project are two BIG fans of the band R5.


Youth Radio Project previews upcoming basketball season in this feature (acid pix/Flickr)

2013-14 Cook County Basketball Season

It's another year of basketball for Cook County High School athletes.