KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

A Friend to Sharks

Annika Petras

December 18th, 2018

The founder of a fun run for sharks in Newport, California, learned about the crucial role of sharks the hard way.

Laughing With James Corden

Ryan Stoltz

October 31st, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the host of CBS’s Late Late Show.

A Rising Star Shares His Love of Acting

Jaxon Jones

October 24th, 2018

Zachary S. Williams talks about his new role in I Am Frankie and how he got his start in acting.

All Creatures Great and Small

Ava Park-Matt

October 24th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter attends the Blessing of the Animals at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City.

Getting Goosebumps With R. L. Stine

Amelia Poor

October 9th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter sits down with the master of fear.

Let’s Go Racing!

Stone Shen

September 7th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter goes behind the scenes at a NASCAR race in Long Pond, Pennsylvania.

Drowning in Plastic

Ryan Stoltz

July 30th, 2018

According to scientists, plastic waste kills millions of marine creatures each year. Our Kid Reporter learns why “reducing, reusing, and recycling” matters.

So the World May Hear

Ryan Stoltz

July 24th, 2018

At the Starkey Hearing Foundation’s annual gala, the focus is on helping hearing-impaired people in need. 

A Master of Illusion

Ryan Stoltz

July 5th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with magician Michael Carbonaro about his ability to make people see the wonder in everyday life.

King Tut: Journey Through the Underworld

Ben Jorgensen

July 2nd, 2018

Nearly a century after the discovery of the boy king’s burial chamber, the California Science Center displays its treasures.

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.

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.

Lulu: The Rhino That Raises Awareness

Nolan Pastore

May 31st, 2018

A baby rhinoceros at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is helping visitors understand more about a critically endangered species.

A Ride on Steel Vengeance

Nolan Pastore

May 16th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter takes a ride on a “hyper-hybrid” roller coaster that recently opened at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio.

“Rejoicing in Science”

Lilian Jochmann

April 17th, 2018

“Science is as close to magic as we have in this world,” says Anna Rothschild, a journalist at The Washington Post.

A Dramatic Setting For Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”

Ryan Stoltz

April 9th, 2018

A production of one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies unfolds room by room at a historic mansion in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Jacqueline Woodson and the Power of Stories

Adedayo Perkovich

April 4th, 2018

The National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature shares her thoughts about reading, writing, and hope with our Kid Reporter.

The Museum of Failure Is a Success

Ben Jorgensen

March 30th, 2018

“Failure is essential for any kind of progress,” says the creator of a museum that showcases failed products.

USA Curling Brings Home Olympic Gold

Brandon Peterson

March 15th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with Olympic gold medalists John Shuster and Tyler George about their surprise curling victory in South Korea.

A Wrinkle in Time

Annika Petras

March 8th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with the cast and director of A Wrinkle In Time, a new movie from Disney.

A “Forever” Home for Big Cats

Lilian Jochmann

March 7th, 2018

A sanctuary for big cats in Jacksonville, Florida, doesn’t buy, sell, or breed the animals in their care.

Hounds in Town

Amelia Poor

February 15th, 2018

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

A Museum Like No Other

Lilian Jochmann

February 13th, 2018

The City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri, is often called an “urban playground.” Our Kid Reporter finds out why.

A Super Bowl to Remember

Ryan Stoltz

February 9th, 2018

On February 4, the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Before the game, our Kid Reporter talked with the players and coaches.

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