KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Taking Care of Your Teeth

Ava-Kelly Gray

March 11th, 2019

A dental hygienist in Chicago offers tips for kids on brushing, flossing, and more.

Taking Flight

Teresa Fang

March 8th, 2019

NASA astronaut Christina Koch is heading to the International Space Station on March 14. For her, it’s a dream come true.

 

Cars: The End of the Line?

Brandon Peterson

March 8th, 2019

Ford Motor Company announces that it will stop producing most cars and focus instead on SUVs and light trucks.

America’s Oldest Regiment

Konrad Paul Schwarz

March 7th, 2019

The Old Guard, a ceremonial unit of the U.S. Army, has been serving the nation since 1784.

Escaping the Flames in Paradise

Ella Porter

March 6th, 2019

Last November’s Camp Fire was the most devastating in California’s history. Read the accounts of four families from Paradise.  

 

Call Her Captain Marvel

Alula Alderson

March 5th, 2019

A female superhero from Marvel gets a chance to show her grit.

Tobacco-Free Teens

Benjamin Who

March 5th, 2019

An interactive program developed by MD Anderson Cancer Center seeks to reduce teen smoking.

 

Celebrating the Birth of Ultimate Frisbee

Liset Zacker

March 4th, 2019

In Maplewood, New Jersey, high school students—past and present—celebrate the 50th anniversary of a unique sport.

Toys Are Not Just for Kids

Josh Stiefel

March 1st, 2019

The 2019 New York Toy Fair had something for everyone—“foodie” toys, escape puzzles, and a new take on the yo-yo.

Want to Learn More About Artificial Intelligence?

Arjun Suri

March 1st, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with an expert on AI and gets tips for teens interested in the rapidly evolving technology.

The Kid Who Would Be King

Maya Mukherji

March 1st, 2019

The legend of King Arthur is brought to life in a new fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Cornish.

Imagining a City of the Future

Courtney Pine

February 27th, 2019

’What does it take for middle school students to envision the future? Recycled materials and fresh ideas.

How to Train Your Dragon

Annika Petras

February 22nd, 2019

Before the release of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, our Kid Reporter sat down the stars of the animated film series.

Behind the Scenes at Five Guys

Michael Santomauro

February 21st, 2019

How did the world-famous hamburger chain get its start? Our Kid Reporter talks with owner Jerry Murrell.

Government Shutdown Ends

Grace Denny

February 20th, 2019

The shutdown, which affected 800,000 federal employees, is over. But the recovery process continues.

 

A King is Crowned

Marley I. Alburez

February 15th, 2019

At this year’s Westminster dog show, a Wire Fox Terrier named King put his best paw forward.

Klobuchar Declares Candidacy

Ryan Stoltz

February 14th, 2019

On a snowy afternoon in Minnesota, Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar announces her presidential run.

Standing Up for Gun Victims

Sidonie Gillette

February 14th, 2019

A new campaign by TOMS seeks to end the growing epidemic of gun violence in the United States.

Celebrating Lunar New Year

Zhang En Ng

February 12th, 2019

Traditional foods are an inseparable part of every Lunar New Year. Our Kid Reporter in Malaysia reports on favorite meals of the season.

Andrew Raymundo

Fishing for Plastic

Andrew Raymundo

February 11th, 2019

A company based in Florida makes unique bracelets from plastic and other waste found in the ocean.

The Legacy of Muhammad Ali

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

February 8th, 2019

The Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, Kentucky, encourages young people to carry on the boxing legend’s social justice mission.

Jaxon Jones

After the Fires

Jaxon Jones

February 7th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter describes what it was like to flee the Woolsey Fire in California last November.

Night of the Radishes

Emma Garcia

February 1st, 2019

A traditional Christmastime festival in the Mexican city of Oaxaca celebrates art, friendship, and agricultural life.

From Trend to Trash

Zhang En Ng

January 30th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter in Malaysia reports on how the “fast fashion” trend is contributing to environmental pollution.

Remembering a Former President

Truman J. Hamade

January 28th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter visits the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum to learn more about the 41st U.S. President.

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