A new radio station — KJTZ FM-LP at 96.1 on your dial — began broadcasting at 7 a.m., Monday, March 6. Managed by Encinal Junior and Senior High School students, the station is part of a new career technical education program in media. Students in the program’s radio broadcast journalism class will broadcast news, interviews, music and Central Avenue traffic reports each weekday morning from 7 to 11 a.m.
On Feb. 12, 1809, Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Kentucky. Although we may romanticize log cabins now, they typically had packed dirt floors, no plumbing and a very dark interior. Glass was hard to come by, so many settled for windows made of greased paper, to let in some dim light.
Students at Bay Farm Middle School (above) have joined the ranks of “the media” and launched a sophisticated news website called The Dolphin Tail. The electronic news source features videos, photos, articles, news and opinions. Among the top stories: an overview of current redevelopment on the school campus, opinions on the recent presidential election, a “teacher feature” and an entire section dedicated to video game news and rumors. Log on at thedolphintail.com.