KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Writing Is a Superpower

Maxwell Surprenant

March 10th, 2017

Author Lisa Yee takes flight with a new book series for DC Comics.

Dr. Carolyn King and Dr. Don Tynes Co- founders of ROTY

Reaching Out To Future Doctors

Titus Smith III

March 9th, 2017

A program at Wayne State University allows local kids to see what it’s like to work in the health care profession.

Lil’ Kida Dazzles With His Dancing

Manat Kaur

March 8th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the 14-year-old winner of So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation.

Luigi

Finding Special Homes for Special Dogs

Jacob McNab

March 7th, 2017

In a successful Colorado program, prison inmates train dogs to be adopted into loving homes.

The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters

Maxwell Surprenant

March 6th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the author and illustrator of The Jolly Regina.

From Tragedy to Triumph

Ryan Stoltz

March 6th, 2017

An accident left athlete Alana Nichols paralyzed. But that didn’t stop her from becoming a Paralympic gold medalist.

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Jeremy Hsiao interviews Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who plays the role of Plumette in the film.

Beauty and the Beast

Jeremy Hsiao

March 5th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw about her role in the new Disney film.

Sunaya with classical guitarist Sharon Isbin after her concert in Englewood, New Jersey, photo by Marla Burrough

A Classical Guitarist Takes a Stand

Sunaya DasGupta...

March 3rd, 2017

Grammy-winning musician Sharon Isbin advocates defending art and music education for all kids.

On the Set of Little Big Shots

Jeremy Hsiao

March 2nd, 2017

Our Kid Reporter meets the rising stars. 

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Maxwell interviews young reporter Shayna Rose in Boston.

Extra! Extra!

Maxwell Surprenant

March 1st, 2017

What is it like to start your own newspaper when you’re only in the second grade?

Killer Whales on the Loose

Ben Jorgensen

February 27th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with a marine biologist about unusual sightings off the coast of Southern California.

Mathematician William A. Massey, Joshua, and musician Marcus G. Miller

When Math Meets Music

Joshua Yi

February 27th, 2017

A presentation at the National Museum of Mathematics explores the ways that math is present everywhere—including in music.

Lillian interviewing one the teams

Creating a Future City

Lillian Martosko

February 24th, 2017

In this national STEM competition, students use everyday items to create small-scale, eco-friendly cities.

Caroline with State Senator Cathy Breen of Maine

Defending the Environment

Caroline Tracy

February 23rd, 2017

A state senator in Maine dedicates herself to preserving the environment for future generations.

Max with Justin Chang, KPCC and LA Times film critic at the Theater at the Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles

An Oscar Preview

Maxwell Surprenant

February 23rd, 2017

Film critics in Los Angeles discuss the movies that have been nominated for Academy Awards this year.

Top right, Skylar with Brianna Perez, bottom left, Skylar with Kathleen Drohan, bottom right, Joe's Violin movie poster

A Special Violin

Skylar Yarter

February 21st, 2017

 Joe’s Violin traces a unique connection between a Holocaust survivor and a New York City student.

Kid Reporter Joseph Gorman interviewing SHS student George Huebner

Chicago Students Give Back to the Community

Joseph Gorman

February 20th, 2017

At Sacred Heart Schools, instilling a sense of social justice in students is a high priority.

Benjamin interviews 15-year-old Will Hagan about the proposed wall

Trump Orders a Wall to Be Built Between the U.S. and Mexico

Benjamin Schiller

February 17th, 2017

Many people support President Trump’s Executive Order to build a wall between the United States and Mexico. Others say that such a wall would be counterproductive.

Rumor, a German shepherd, poses for photos after winning Best in Show at the 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.

CLASSROOM NEWSBREAK®

“Rumor Has It”

“Rumor Has It”

Ava Park-Matt

February 15th, 2017

A German shepherd wins Best in Show.

Cats and Dogs

Ava Park-Matt

February 15th, 2017

The 2017 Westminster dog show welcomes cats for the first time.

Max reporting from the Boston Symphony Hall before the Budapest Festival Orchestra concert

Sharing the Joy of Music

Maxwell Surprenant

February 13th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with the leader of the Budapest Festival Orchestra at a concert in Boston.

Tech Stars Are Honored

Manat Kaur

February 13th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter covers the 10th Annual Crunchies Awards in San Francisco.

Art Rules the Roost

Ava Park-Matt

February 10th, 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City celebrates the Lunar New Year with hands-on activities for kids.

CLASSROOM NEWSBREAK®

Hand-Raising Kash

Hand-Raising Kash

Lilian Jochmann

February 8th, 2017

A tiger cub gets the royal treatment.

A Super Bowl Parade for Boston

Maxwell Surprenant

February 8th, 2017

Tom Brady and his teammates ride high as the New England Patriots celebrate their Super Bowl victory with fans.

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