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Classroom Frequency: Student Voices From Wisconsin

We go inside the classrooms of Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, better known as MG21, where high school students share the stories they want to tell.

The “Wisconsin Life” special, “Classroom Frequency,” will air on Wisconsin Public Radio at the following times:

NPR News/Classical
Saturday, June 8 at 3pm
Tuesday, June 11 at 7pm

The Ideas Network
Sunday, June 9 at 4pm
Tuesday, June 11 at 6pm

Classroom Frequency: Student Voices From Wisconsin

When I took on the role as host and producer of "Wisconsin Life" on Wisconsin Public Radio, I wanted to ...

For The Love Of Military History

When you walk into a classroom at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, there’s one desk that stands out. It’s ...

The Poetry And Music Of Coyote Johnson

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School sophomore Coyote Johnson does everything. She sings, plays guitar, draws intricate sketches, and she ...

Why Do We Need Charter Schools?

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School junior Dante Murray really wants to talk about school. Before he came to MG21 ...

A Political Awakening: Jasnen Valencia On Immigration

The following story is about a high school student experiencing a political awakening. Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School senior ...

The Music Of Circe Johnson

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School freshman Circe Johnson expresses herself through poetry and music. She wanted to share a ...

A Day In The Life Of Calvin Renard

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School junior Calvin Renard is a talented artist and likes to work with his hands. ...

Living With Childhood Grief

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Abbie Pochel reflects on her journey of finding out her father had pancreatic ...

‘No Matter What, We’ll Always Be Friends’

Best friends and Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School classmates Luke Hennings and Noah Ebert talk about the beginning of ...

This I Believe: Simon Schlosser

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Simon Schlosser has a lot of opinions. He also really enjoyed learning about ...

Rejection, Gratitude, And Forgiveness: Dealing With Divorce

Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Sarah Hubler reflects on the pain she feels from her parents’ divorce. She ...

‘Like It Or Not, This Is Me’

Want to get to know Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School student Asias Johnson better? She’s prepared this elevator speech ...

My Brother, Thomas: By Cierra Riederer

Earlier this year, “Wisconsin Life” started working with students at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21. The goal ...

High School Musicians Talk Differences, Shared Love Of Music

There are two students at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21, that are really talented. They’re both seniors ...

Lou The Rabbit: The Best Classmate I’ve Ever Had

There’s a very special pair of classmates at Monona Grove Liberal Arts Charter School, or MG21. It’s junior Tierra Byrd ...

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