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  • Meet Jet Propulsion at the Bentonville Film Festival

    If you’ve enjoyed exploring space, science, technology and astronomy with “Ready, Jet, Go!” on PBS KIDS, don’t miss a special chance to meet Jet Propulsion, Astronomer Amy Mainzer and the show’s executive producer, Dete Meserve, Saturday, May 7! We’ll join our partners from the Bentonville Film Festival at the Bentonville Public Library from 10-11:30 a.m.

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  • Guest Blogger Nick Harrington: My AETN Internship Experience

    I have to admit that I didn’t really know what to expect when I first applied for an internship here at AETN. In the past, I had worked internships that were mostly busy work. AETN was different. I was actually helping to contribute. Overall my experience at AETN was a great one and I’d highly recommend it to anyone looking for a great starting point in looking for a career.

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  • Chuck’s Blog – “Exploring Arkansas” May 2016

    “To the Bat Cave, Robin!” That was a classic line in the old “Batman” TV series, and we visit Batesville to go there - in a sense - and then make stops at Gravity Hill, the Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum and Mount Magazine in a brand new episode of “Exploring Arkansas”! Come with us on Wednesday, May 4, at 6:30 p.m.

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  • My RBI Story — Kyshaun Jones

    Kyshaun, a Little Rock Central High student, is a catcher and third baseman who's been playing with Little Rock RBI since he was 12 and the Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas since age 5. Learn how his RBI Coach Tony Dunnick has influenced him, why Kyshaun loves baseball and Jackie Robinson, and what he's planning to do in college ... and beyond!

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  • PBS KIDS ScratchJr Code-to-Learn Camp at AETN

    Do you know a 5-8 year old who would like to learn about creative coding? Don’t miss a chance to register for our free Scratch Jr. camp June 21-24! This special camp is designed to introduce kids to creative computer coding through activities that allow them to create their own stories, games and collages with the PBS KIDS ScratchJr tablet app.

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  • Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2016 Champions

    We were thrilled to host the 2016 “Arkansas Quiz Bowl: Governor’s Academic Competition” on April 23! All state finalist teams had worked their way to the championship through difficult regional and conference brackets, and their preparation was exceptionally showcased in the years’ final matches. See photos of the 2016 State Champion teams and runners-up after the jump.

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  • 2016 AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest Winners

    After reviewing more than 100 stories and judging for originality, creative expression, storytelling and integration of text and illustrations, we’re proud to announce our 2016 AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest winners! See the list of winners and find links to view their stories after the jump.

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  • My RBI Story — Jay Rogers

    Part of a multigenerational sporting goods family, Jay Rogers is a lifelong Little Rock resident and baseball lover. He’s also an RBI supporter, Lamar Porter Field Trustee and Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas Board member. Learn why Jay’s been a part of Little Rock RBI for more than 13 years, and why this important program is like no other available to local students.

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  • Our RBI Story - Kristen and Cliff Lee

    Kristen and Cliff Lee, current Major League Baseball free agent and former pitcher for the Phillies, became supporters of Lamar Porter Field and Little Rock’s Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) in a way that seemed fated. Learn how they discovered the program and why it’s close to their hearts after the jump.

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  • Arkansas Quiz Bowl State Finals

    High schools students will continue a state tradition as they return to showcase their intellect in the annual Arkansas Governor’s Academic Competition on Saturday, April 23! Learn which high school teams will join us “Arkansas Quiz Bowl 2016” and when they’ll be playing after the jump.

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  • Breaking Barriers Sports Equipment Drive

    Support Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Arkansas by donating gently used or new baseball equipment Sunday, April 24, at Lamar Porter Field. Equipment for all age groups is accepted. The drive, a part of Jackie Robinson Day at Lamar Porter Field, will be held from 1-4 p.m.

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  • Movies at MacArthur - “War Letters”

    In every American war, from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf, American military men and women have captured the horror, pathos and intensity of warfare by writing letters home. Explore the history of American wars from their viewpoint in a special Movies at MacArthur screening of “American Experience: War Letters” Wednesday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m.

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  • Getting to Know RBI

    What is the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) program, and how is does it help young people — and an entire community — in Little Rock? Keep reading for an overview of the program, and learn how it goes beyond baseball fundamentals with its “Breaking Barriers: In Sports, In Life” initiative to teach Jackie Robinson’s character values in a fun, supportive environment.

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  • Jackie Robinson Day at Lamar Porter Field

    Celebrate Jackie Robinson’s legacy and Little Rock’s Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities Opening Day Sunday, April 24, from 1-4 p.m. at Lamar Porter Field! The public is invited to see the newly renovated Lamar Porter Sports complex and participate in fun, family friendly activities at the open house. Young men ages 13-18 are invited to join the summer leagues and participate in the season’s first practice.

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  • Mary Beth Hatch named PBS LearningMedia Lead Digital Innovator

    Join AETN and ArkansasIDEAS in congratulating Harrison Junior High EAST facilitator Mary Beth Hatch, who was one of 52 educators nationwide selected as a 2016 PBS LearningMedia Lead Digital Innovator! As a Lead Digital Innovator, Ms. Hatch will receive an all-expense paid trip to participate in the 2016 LearningMedia Digital Summit and ISTE Conference in Denver, Colorado. Six other Arkansas teachers — including Marisa Arnold, Christina Cereghini, Amy Counts, Michelle Moore, Dennis Pevey and Vearlene Williamson — were also recognized as local 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators.

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