KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Scholastic Kids Reporter Jeremy Hsiao at "Cars 3" Press Conference at Anaheim Convention Center on June 10, 2017 in Anaheim, California. (Photo Credit : Andy Hsiao)

Cars 3

Jeremy Hsiao

June 23rd, 2017

Meet the cast and crew of Cars 3, the third animated movie in the popular Disney franchise

If My Love Were a Fire Truck

Maxwell Surprenant

June 22nd, 2017

Author Luke Reynolds and illustrator Jeff Mack talk about their new picture book.

Stone at Sail Boston 2017

Sail Boston

Stone Shen

June 21st, 2017

Thousands flock to Boston Harbor to see tall ships from around the world.

Kid Reporter Ben Jorgensen at the LA Food Bowl Night Market on May 13, 2017

Bowled Over by Food

Ben Jorgensen

June 21st, 2017

Food takes center stage in Los Angeles at a month-long event celebrating the city’s diverse cuisine.

Row New York

Adedayo Perkovich

June 20th, 2017

A unique program helps young New Yorkers get and stay fit.

Breaking the Gridiron Glass Ceiling

Ryan Stoltz

June 19th, 2017

Meet the first woman ever to coach in the National Football League.

Left to right: Meg Zucker, Ethan’s mother; student winners Anushka Nair and Lindsay Pierce; and Ethan. Meg Zucker is Founder and President of Don’t Hide It, Flaunt It, a nonprofit organization that works to advance understanding, tolerance, and mutual respect for people’s differences. The RBC “Flaunt It” Award was created with funding from RBC Foundation—USA.

Flaunt It!

Ethan Zucker

June 15th, 2017

Two teens win awards for their courageous art.  

Max with Rebecca Taichman, the director of Indecent, who won a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play.

At the Tony Awards

Maxwell Surprenant

June 15th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter covers the annual ceremony, which celebrates the year’s best Broadway musicals and plays. 

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

Ben Jorgensen

June 13th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter covers the long-anticipated movie.

Captain Underpants in DreamWorks Animation’s Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.

Captain Underpants to the Rescue!

Ben Jorgensen

June 13th, 2017

A movie about the beloved book series hits the big screen.

Martin interviewing Fr. Mike about his retirement

A Priest Makes a Difference in His Community

Martin Lloyd

June 6th, 2017

As Father Mike Sheffield prepares to retire from his parish in the United Kingdom, many people are expressing gratitude for his years of service.

Ananya Vinay, a sixth-grader from Fresno, California, hoists the Scripps National Spelling Bee trophy after her win. Vinay’s favorite word is spizzerinctum, which means "the will to succeed."

Queen Bee

Courtney Pine

June 6th, 2017

A 12-year-old California girl wins the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Victoria with Duke TIP’s Executive Director, Shawna Young

Duke Celebrates Students’ Success

Victoria Feng

June 5th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter and other gifted seventh graders across America are honored by Duke TIP, a program that celebrates outstanding achievement.

Manat Kaur with Sherry Huss, Co-Founder of Maker Faire.

Maker Faire Inspires Creativity

Manat Kaur

June 1st, 2017

This year’s event showcased everything from a 12-bike carousel to a pedal-powered ferris wheel.

Empowering Kids to Save Lives

Joseph Gorman

June 1st, 2017

Our Kid Reporter attends the UNICEF USA Kid Power event in Chicago.

Max and Josh Funk and bookseller at Brookline Booksmith in Brookline, Massachusetts

Bring in the Funk

Maxwell Surprenant

May 31st, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with children's book author Josh Funk about his rhyming books for kids.

Max and Ekua Holmes at The Blue Bunny Bookstore in Dedham, Massachusetts

Telling Stories Through Art

Maxwell Surprenant

May 24th, 2017

Ekua Holmes talks about her career as an award-winning children’s book illustrator. 

Jeremy Hsiao in front of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales poster

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Jeremy Hsiao

May 24th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter interviews the cast and crew of the fifth installment of the blockbuster movie series.

Google Hosts Young Tech Enthusiasts

Manat Kaur

May 22nd, 2017

Students visit the Mountain View campus for hands-on lessons in technology.

Sadie visits Bogey, a baby giraffe, at the Memphis Zoo.

Baby Steps Toward Survival

Sadie Kiel

May 22nd, 2017

Meet two small animals making a big difference.

Caleb interviewing Miss. Castle, photo by Justine Forrest

A Conversation With Author Jackie Castle

Caleb Biney

May 21st, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with a fantasy writer about her life as a storyteller.

The Girl Who Loved Colors

Maxwell Surprenant

May 20th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with author and illustrator Julia Denos.

Miss Wiang Chotikamas of the somtum stall.

Enjoying Street Food in Thailand

Natcharee Chaiw...

May 18th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter samples some of the world's best street food.

Yujia Song and Bridget

Life-Saving Surgery for Kids

Bridget Li

May 17th, 2017

A 5-year-old girl from China comes to Austin, Texas, to receive life-changing heart surgery.

Brandon with Brett Nelson and Brad Poppen of Sukup Manufacturing

Grain Bins as Homes?

Brandon Peterson

May 17th, 2017

A company in the Midwest builds bins to serve as affordable shelters for people affected by natural disasters.

Pages