New Song Amplifies Student Voice!

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Sound Check! Shaping Our Future is a landmark media arts project that seeks to have a deep impact on the hearts and minds of our communities through music and film. Sound Check was charged with the mission of amplifying student voice through songwriting and film. The music and lyrics to the song Our Time were created and arranged by 12 Vermont High School students and will be the basis for a music video in the style of Playing for Change that will involve 150 youth singers, musicians and even dancers from across Vermont.

Our goal is to have every high school in Vermont to show the video as a catalyst for meaningful dialogue between youth and adults during the first week of the new school year. Check back after July 1 for the completed music video and dialogue activities! Be part of Our Time! Check out the trailer for Our Time:  


UPLogo with words FINAL 5-1-14

There is no greater power than a community discovering what it cares about. 
-Margaret Wheatley 


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  • YATST Student Member

    The student-led faculty meeting was unlike anything I have ever seen in terms of students and teachers holding a discussion about a topic as sensitive as their teaching methods. I heard from a lot of teachers in the “go-around” that they were awestruck about what had just happened.

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