Youth Voices Stories

After a year in Cook County, AFS foreign exchange student Ali Simon is returning to her home country of Paraguay

AFS student Ali Simon shares her perspectives on a year in Cook County

After a year in Cook County, AFS foreign exchange student Ali Simon is returning to her home country of Paraguay.


The CCHS Class of 2012 graduates this weekend

Youth Radio Project: Class of 2012 Salutatorian CeCe Olson on graduation

All across America, a special right of passage is happening – graduation. For Cook County High School seniors, graduation is this Saturday, June 2nd.


The CCHS Class of 2012 graduates this weekend

Youth Radio Project interviews CCHS Class of 2012 Valedictorian Ashley Ross

 Ashley Ross is a Cook County High School Class of 2012 graduate and class valedictorian.


The CCHS Softball Team just wrapped up their 2012 season

CCHS Softball Team talks about season on Youth PM Show

The CCHS Softball Team just wrapped up its 2012 season.


Iraq Convoy

Youth Radio Project interviews 2010 CCHS graduate & Iraq veteran Paul Samuelson

 2010 CCHS graduate Paul Samuelson recently returned from a tour in Iraq.


Relay for Life

Youth Radio Project: Relay for LIfe

 Last Friday, Cook County Schools participated in the Relay for Life. This event helps to raise funds for the fight against cancer.


Students take part in Envirothon

Youth Radio Project: Taking On Envirothon

How do we decide to do something for the first time?


Photo courtesy of Ryan Woolies via Flickr

Youth Radio Project: First Pet

Getting a pet is a “first” that most kids remember. Often times, what a kid expects when getting a pet is far from the reality.


Pictured left to right: Audrey Summers, Mara MacDonell, Sarah Larsen, Joey Chmelik, and Alex Ditmanson

Youth Radio Project interviews CCHS Envirothon Team

The Cook County High School Envirothon Team just took second place at the regional Envirothon competition.