KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Esther outside of the International Institute, St. Louis, Missouri

Welcoming New Americans

Esther Appelstein

January 24th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with two organizations in St. Louis that are assisting immigrants and refugees.

Victoria with Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Shang, co-authors of This Is Just a Test

Children's Book Stars Come Together

Victoria Feng

January 24th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter visits the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta.

Kid Reporter Courtney Pine with Trump supporter Demetrius Apostolis, 13, of Flemington, New Jersey

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Inside the Inauguration

Inside the Inauguration

Courtney Pine

January 23rd, 2017

Our Kid Reporter attends Donald Trump’s swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol.

A demonstrator at the Women's March in Washington, D.C.

The Women’s March on Washington

Lillian Martosko

January 23rd, 2017

A day after the presidential inauguration, protesters flooded the streets of the nation’s capital.

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Hundreds of Thousands Join the Women’s March in New York City

Charlotte Fay

January 22nd, 2017

On January 21, people of all ages joined together to defend their rights.

Alex reports from CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

CES 2017 Showcases Super-Smart Gadgets

Alexander Wong

January 21st, 2017

A tech show in Las Vegas debuts drones, phones, and 3-D vehicles.

Munveer Singh plays Super Mario Run.

Super Mario Run Arrives

Manat Kaur

January 20th, 2017

Nintendo’s new game has all of the traditional features—with a new twist.

Victoria Bevard, winner of the 2016 National Congressional Debate Championships

Making Change, One Argument at a Time

Manu Onteeru

January 18th, 2017

A young debate champion credits her success to hard work, perseverance, and help from others.

Adam with Uktrakids supervisor Samuel Appiah

Meet Kid Entrepreneurs in the U.K.

Adam Davé-Bouhlel

January 18th, 2017

An organization in the United Kingdom is helping kids start their own business.

A Volunteer Holds Himself Accountable

Ryan Stoltz

January 18th, 2017

A Minnesota man fulfills a New Year’s resolution to volunteer every single day for a year.

A unique program lets kids pitch in to help keep their city clean.

Only Rain Down the Drain

Ava Park-Matt

January 17th, 2017

One city has a unique approach to keeping waterways clean.

Kid reporter packing food with Samantha Koppelman and Soyoung Lee

Giving Back on MLK Day

Sunaya DasGupta...

January 17th, 2017

On a day honoring the great civil rights leader, our Kid Reporter volunteers at a food-packing event in New Jersey.

President Obama Says Farewell

Joseph Gorman

January 12th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter covers an emotional speech by the president in Chicago.

Caroline at the Falmouth Food Pantry in Maine

Kids Volunteer at a Food Pantry

Caroline Tracy

January 11th, 2017

The Falmouth Food Pantry in Maine has volunteers of all ages.

Caleb and chef Serge Nzembele in the galley of the ship

Life Aboard a Floating Hospital

Caleb Biney

January 11th, 2017

What is it like to live on a ship? Ask our Kid Reporter.

Sunaya at the Poush Mela fair

Visiting a Folk Fair in India

Sunaya DasGupta...

January 10th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter tours “Poush Mela,” a popular winter festival in West Bengal.

Brandon tries out the news anchor desk at KIMT

The Ace in Meteorology

Brandon Peterson

January 10th, 2017

A new high-definition weather satellite will be a game changer in predicting storms.

Hidden Figures is the untold story of African-American women working at NASA who played a critical role in the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

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“Hidden Figures” Behind the Space Race

“Hidden Figures” Behind the Space Race

Adedayo Perkovich

January 6th, 2017

A new movie honors African-American women who helped win the space race.

 Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae) are three brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

Unsung Heroines on the Big Screen

Adedayo Perkovich

January 5th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the director of Hidden Figures, a new movie that honors the contributions of three NASA mathematicians.

Ethan interviewing Daniel Shapiro, the United States Ambassador to Israel since 2011.

“The Job of a Lifetime”

Ethan Zucker

January 4th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter asks the outgoing United States Ambassador to Israel to reflect on his role.

A Slam Dunk

Maxwell Surprenant

January 3rd, 2017

Our Kid Reporter serves as an Honorary Ball Kid for the Boston Celtics.

Charlotte in front of the Christmas tree at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum

The Met’s Magical Christmas Tree

Charlotte Fay

December 22nd, 2016

At New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, a tree tells a story.

Kid Reporter Erik Weibel with Carla Hayden, the new librarian of Congress, outside the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. The library was established by an act of Congress in 1800.

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A Librarian for Us All

A Librarian for Us All

Erik Weibel

December 14th, 2016

The new librarian of Congress wants to get everyone reading.

Kid Reporter Brandon getting ready to listen to President-Elect Trump give his speech.

Donald Trump's “Thank You” Tour

Brandon Peterson

December 14th, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump recently visited Des Moines, Iowa, to thank voters for their support. Our Kid Reporter covered the event.

Gwen Ifill PBS Newshour

Gwen Ifill: A Tribute

Adedayo Perkovich

December 13th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter recalls the life and legacy of a trailblazing journalist.

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