Nolan with Pepper the robot at the National Museum of African Art

Meet Pepper the Robot

Nolan Pastore

June 28th, 2018

At Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C., humanoid robots are helping visitors feel more welcome.


Hana with Adam Snook, the Prime Minister of the Royal Rosarians

Racing Milk Carton Boats in Portland

Hana Meher Sadik

June 27th, 2018

As part of the annual Rose Festival in Portland, Oregon, people of all ages drink milk, eat cheese, and race milk carton boats.

Clifford the Big Red Dog, one of Daliyah’s favorite book characters, even made an appearance on the show!

A “Little Big” Reader Inspires Others

Annika Petras

June 26th, 2018

Dailyah Arana started to read when she was just a toddler. Now the Georgia resident is taking her love of reading to Little Big Shots.

Lilian with fellow Wisconsinites at the affiliate parade

Kid Reporter Wins National History Day Award

Lilian Jochmann

June 25th, 2018

What is it like to compete in the National History Day Contest and win an award? Kid Reporter Lilian Jochmann found out.

Charlotte with student playwright Elsa Chung at a script reading hosted by Bloomberg Philanthropies in New York City

Spotlight on Young Filmmakers

Charlotte Fay

June 22nd, 2018

Hollywood actors and directors recently gathered in New York City to read and critique the scripts of Ghetto Film School students.

Hana with Anjali Mishra

Why One Teen Decided to Take Action

Hana Meher Sadik

June 22nd, 2018

A family trip to India inspired a high school student to make a positive difference in the world.

Virginia Jacko

Helping Others See the Light

Josh Stiefel

June 22nd, 2018

Virginia Jacko may have lost her eyesight, but the president and CEO of Miami Lighthouse has plenty of vision.


Max with a protester at the Massachusetts State House in Boston

A Rally for Immigrants’ Rights

Maxwell Surprenant

June 21st, 2018

After President Trump instituted a “zero tolerance” policy that separated families at the U.S.-Mexico border, many Americans responded with outrage.

Kim Defibaugh, president of the board of the National Art Education Association (NAEA), and Max

A Champion of the Arts

Maxwell Surprenant

June 21st, 2018

Kim Defibaugh believes in the power of art to help us express who we are and what we believe.

Actor Ansel Elgort (Baby Driver, The Fault in Our Stars) poses with Gold Medal Portfolio recipients backstage at the 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

The 2018 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Maxwell Surprenant

June 20th, 2018

Middle- and high-school students are honored for their creativity and originality at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Students Help the Homeless in Portland

Hana Meher Sadik

June 18th, 2018

Students at Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon, share meals and camaraderie with families and individuals who are homeless.

Stone with Molly, an Australian labradoodle

A Book Buddy That Barks

Stone Shen

June 15th, 2018

A unique program at a Massachusetts library helps kids develop a love of reading by reading to a therapy dog.

Max at the 72nd Tony Awards at Radio City Hall in New York City

Celebrating Theater at the Tony Awards

Maxwell Surprenant

June 13th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter covers the 75th annual awards ceremony at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

Victoria and Ron Salerno, director of the CDC’s Division of Laboratory Systems at the CDC

The CDC Spotlights Lab Workers

Victoria Feng

June 13th, 2018

On a visit to the CDC in Atlanta, our Kid Reporter learns about the vital role that lab workers play in public health and safety.

Nolan at Fort McHenry with National Park Service Ranger Shannon McLucas

Birthplace of the National Anthem

Nolan Pastore

June 11th, 2018

How a poem written in 1814 became the basis for “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

Friendship Is the Best Medicine

Annika Petras

June 11th, 2018

A 10-year-old girl with Type 1 Diabetes explains what the disease is and how her best friend helps her manage it.

Saving Our Oceans Through Art

Lilian Jochmann

June 11th, 2018

A Massachusetts-based contest invites students from around the world to promote ocean activism through creativity.

Justice Ginsburg mid workout routine in RBG

The Making of RBG

Alula Alderson

June 8th, 2018

A new documentary explores the groundbreaking career of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

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.

LeVar Burton with Owen

Cosplay Rules the Day

Owen P. W. Osborne

June 6th, 2018

At Houston Comicpalooza, fans share their love of science-fiction movies, superheroes, cosplay, comic books, and more.

Courtney with Shauna Rohbock

Sports and Fitness Day at the White House

Courtney Pine

June 5th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter attends an event at the White House that is designed to encourage students to get involved in school and community sports programs.

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. 

Maxwell with America's Test Kitchen co-hosts Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster at their studio in Boston, Massachusetts

The Joy of Cooking—for Kids

Maxwell Surprenant

June 4th, 2018

Through its TV programs and publications, America’s Test Kitchen celebrates the joy of cooking. Now, ATK will help kids develop their culinary skills.

One of the many cemeteries across the US that pay homage to those that fought for our freedom

Memorial Day Rituals

Daniel Crotti E...

June 1st, 2018

Memorial Day is a time to remember the people who died while serving in America’s armed forces.

Charlotte with Holocaust survivor and veteran David Wisnia

A Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story

Charlotte Fay

June 1st, 2018

David Wisnia tells our Kid Reporter how he came to serve in the United States military after surviving Auschwitz, a concentration camp in Poland.