Amelia Poor

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Amelia Poor lives in New York and was born in 2006

  • Amelia writes for her school’s blog and newspaper.
  • She loves to read and is passionate about learning about leaders in her community.
  • Amelia would like to be a politician or political journalist in the future.

“I’ve always been curious. This curiosity has shaped my interests, and I love to find sources beyond my textbooks.”

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Cozi Zuehlsdorff (“Dolphin Tale”) and Heidi Blickenstaff (“The Little Mermaid” and “Something Rotten!” on Broadway, and the stage production of “Freaky Friday”) star in the Disney Channel Original Movie “Freaky Friday,” a music-driven, body-swap comedy about a mother and daughter who, strangely, spend a day in each other’s shoes.

Freaky Friday

Amelia Poor

July 24th, 2018

A musical, magical movie starring Cozi Zuehlsdorff and Heidi Blickenstaff is coming to the Disney Channel in August.

What to Do About Bullies

Amelia Poor

June 6th, 2018

 

A short film by Daniel Bydlowski at the Greenwich International Film Festival sparks a conversation about an age-old problem.

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As part of her Edible Schoolyard Projects, Chef Alice Waters (center) encourages schools to create gardens, allowing students to grow their own fruits and vegetables. Waters co-founded Chez Panisse, one of the country’s first farm-to-table restaurants, in 1971.

A Chef Helps Create “Edible” Schoolyards

Amelia Poor

June 4th, 2018

Chef Alice Waters wants to get students thinking about the food they eat and the future of the planet. 

Amelia with Tom Colicchio, a chef based in New York City who is featured on Bravo’s Top Chef.

Healthy Plate, Healthy Planet

Amelia Poor

April 23rd, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with trailblazing chefs Tom Colicchio and Dan Barber about the farm-to-table movement and why it matters where our food comes from.

Gabby Giffords with Amelia

Students Call for Tougher Gun Laws

Amelia Poor

March 26th, 2018

At the March for Our Lives in Washington, D.C., young people spoke out for stricter gun-control measures.

Hounds in Town

Amelia Poor

February 15th, 2018

Dogs take center stage at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in New York City.

Scholastic CEO Is Honored

Amelia Poor

December 4th, 2017

The National Book Foundation presents a lifetime achievement award to Scholastic CEO Dick Robinson.

A Town Hall With the New York City Mayor

Amelia Poor

October 27th, 2017

Bill de Blasio is running for a second term as mayor of New York City. If he wins on November 7, will he have controversial statues and monuments removed?