KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Calling for Change After Uvalde

Lincoln Miller

June 23rd, 2022

After another deadly school shooting, young people lead calls for Congressional action. 

Learning About Iranian Culture

Siroos Pasdar

June 22nd, 2022

Pardis brings young members of the Iranian American community together to learn about their heritage. 

“Enough Is Enough,” Student Activists Say

Lincoln Miller

June 15th, 2022

After deadly shootings at an elementary school in Texas and a supermarket in New York State, more people in the U.S. are demanding stricter gun-control laws. 

The 2022 Nēnē Award Winner Is Announced

Anya Teruya

June 10th, 2022

Each year, middle-school students in Hawaii choose their favorite work of fiction.  

A Super Bowl Team Reunites

Logan Gracey

June 8th, 2022

The Baltimore Ravens football team recently celebrated their 2001 victory over the New York Giants. 

Understanding Russia’s Attack on Ukraine

Shane Mukasa

June 1st, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with a scholar about the ongoing war and how kids can help Ukrainian children. 

High School Students Dazzle

Zain Abbas

May 31st, 2022

An annual awards ceremony in Northeastern Ohio celebrates high school musical theater. 

A Conversation With Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Lincoln Miller

May 31st, 2022

The Representative from Florida encourages kids to stand up for their beliefs. 

Savoring a Grandmother’s Dishes

Sasha Powell

May 26th, 2022

In honor of AAPI Month, our Kid Reporter celebrates her Bangladeshi heritage. 

Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month

Lincoln Miller

May 24th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with his cantor about the history and significance of the Jewish faith.

May Is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Elise Choi

May 20th, 2022

In honor of AAPI Month, middle schoolers in California are teaching lessons about their heritage. 

Boosting Mental Health

Zhoriél Tapo

May 20th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter asks the head of the Yale Child Study Center how young people can manage feelings of anxiety and depression brought on by the pandemic.  

 

The Threat to Rhinos

Leo Nguyen

May 20th, 2022

Rhinos play an important role in their ecosystems. But the ancient animals have been pushed to the brink of exinction by poaching. 

A New President in the Philippines

Dylan Koji Co R...

May 17th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with voters about Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., the son of a notorious former dictator, who won a six-year term as the country’s leader

How Does Economics Affect Our Lives?

Munveer Singh

May 16th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with economist Guido Imbens, a Nobel Prize recipient, about his research on issues that affect communities, climate change, and more. 

“Picture the Dream”

Sasha Powell

May 16th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter visits the New-York Historical Society to tour an exhibition about the role of children’s books during the civil rights movement.  

Helping Kids in India Succeed

Ronit Mitra

May 9th, 2022

In India, nonprofits like Lend-A-Hand are helping students develop the skills they’ll need to thrive in a growing economy. 

Students in Hong Kong Sing Together

Brian Kan King Lun

April 29th, 2022

After two years of pandemic uncertainty, students came together to perform virtually. 

Reinventing the Vending Machine

Siroos Pasdar

April 27th, 2022

Farmer’s Fridge encourages healthy eating on the go with vending machines that offer fresh, high-quality food.

An Earthscape Artist Tells a Fleeting Story

Quade Kelley

April 27th, 2022

"When people come across my art," says Andres Amador, “they know it’s going to wash away.” 

In Japan, Cherry Blossom Trees Are in Full Bloom

Nanaka Takahashi

April 26th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter visits Funaoka Castle Park in Miyagi Prefecture. 

Coping With the Pandemic in Vietnam

Leo Nguyen

April 26th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter in Ho Chi Minh City describes what his country and community experienced during lockdown. 

Participating in a Model United Nations

Ximena Pérez Gómez

April 22nd, 2022

The Model UN program helps students around the world learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. 

Kids Talk About the War in Ukraine

Lincoln Miller

April 21st, 2022

Students express their views about the violence unfolding in Eastern Europe. 

Cherry Blossom Celebrations Return to D.C.

Gavin Gracey

April 14th, 2022

For the first time in two years, visitors from around the world have been able to enjoy the annual cherry blossom festival in person. 

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