This 2022 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight features two talented artists from Copper Lake/Lincoln Hills School, Wisconsin Division of Juvenile Corrections. Paired up for a duo original song titled “In the Night,” these young singers backed by the sound of a soulful, tender piano arrangement wowed the selection committee with their performance.
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Powerful Words about Fate and Destiny from a Young Writer
This week’s 2022 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight is a spoken poem titled "Destiny" from Central Oklahoma Juvenile Center. Delivered with confidence and poise, without added dramatic flair that would have detracted from the spare prose, the words conveyed a message that lingered long after this talented young writer delivered the final line.
The 2022 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest is Now Open!
Performance-based Standards (PbS) is pleased to announce that the 8th annual Kids Got Talent Contest is now open! This contest is such a joy for our team and every year, we are impressed with not only the talented youths but the staff that support their creative abilities. We always enjoy hearing about programs holding their own talent contests as incentives for young people or ...
Nashville Extends a Southern Welcome to PbS Folks
On Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, more than 50 of our juvenile justice colleagues from across the country met in Nashville, Tennessee to kick off the annual three-day PbS Agency Coordinators Training (ACT). PbS Executive Director Kim Godfrey-Lovett and PbS Deputy Director Akin Fadeyi were delighted to greet guests at the door of the Welcome Reception at the Omni Hotel, before surrendering the microphone to Davidson County’s own Mr. Antonio Bratcher. The Facility Director at Youth Opportunity Investments, LLC, Mr. Bratcher hosted the event with authentic Southern hospitality. While the chicken-and-waffle bar was a close runner-up, the best part of the night was witnessing old friends and new faces come together in-person for the first time since the 2019 PbS ACT in Boston, Massachusetts.
PbS Announces National Juvenile Justice Award Winners
Nashville, TN — Performance-based Standards (PbS) held their annual PbS Awards Night on Aug. 13, 2021, honoring and celebrating the many efforts of our juvenile justice partners to improve the lives and opportunities of young people in their care.
Tons of Talent at Green Hill School
2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Green Hill School PbS is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest from Green Hill School: two original songs, a group original performance and a moving spoken word performance. Congratulations on becoming finalists and thank you for sharing your talents! View the “Explicame” video here.Vie ...
Banding Together at Lincoln Hills School
2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Lincoln Hills School PbS is pleased to announce an original song as the finalist for the 2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest from Lincoln Hills School. Congratulations on becoming a finalist and thank you for sharing your talent! View the video here. The annual PbS Kids Got Talent Contest invites all youths in PbS facilities ...
Admirable Artwork from Broad River Road Complex
2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Broad River Road Complex PbS is delighted to call this artistry from Broad River Road Complex a finalist for the 2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest! Thank you for sharing your talent with us and congratulations on becoming a finalist! View the artwork here. The annual PbS Kids Got Talent Contest invites all youths in PbS fa ...
“Better Together” with South Carolina Juvenile Detention Center
2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: South Carolina Juvenile Detention Center PbS is pleased to present a cover of Luke Combs’ “Better Together” as a finalist for the 2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest from South Carolina Juvenile Detention Center. Thanks for sharing your talent and congratulations on becoming a finalist! View the video here. The annual PbS Ki ...
Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility Brings the Talent
2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest Finalist Spotlight: Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility We are pleased to present an original vocal performance and a duo dance to the theme song to “Max and Ruby” as the finalists for the 2021 PbS Kids Got Talent Contest from Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility. Thanks for sharing your talents and congratulations on becoming f ...