KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

A Passion for Performing

Teresa Fang

August 3rd, 2021

Camilla Feeley, a Team USA rhythmic gymnast from North Carolina, hopes to make her country proud at the Olympic Games. 

The Olympics Are Underway in Tokyo

Nanaka Takahashi

July 29th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with spectators—and protesters—about the Summer Olympic Games. 

Commemorating an Olympic Anniversary

Cami Cortes

July 27th, 2021

A new exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia, commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Centennial Olympic Games, which the city hosted in 1996. 

Bringing Help to Nepal

Brian Kan King Lun

July 26th, 2021

This year, residents of Hong Kong have aided their neighbors in Nepal who are struggling with the coronavirus pandemic. 

Variants Prolong the Coronavirus Pandemic

Munveer Singh

July 26th, 2021

For people in the United States who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the threat of infection remains high. 

Top Skateboarders “Drop In” at the Olympics

Quade Kelley

July 22nd, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with two of the athletes who will be competing in Tokyo. 

Youth Baseball Makes a Comeback

Quade Kelley

July 8th, 2021

With the lifting of coronavirus restrictions, kids are back out on the baseball field. 

Hopes for Reconciliation

Nikita A. Mohile

July 2nd, 2021

A First Nations leader in Canada talks about the inhumane treatment of Indigenous children and the path towards racial justice.

A Scientist’s Adrenaline-Fueled Adventures

Teresa Fang

July 2nd, 2021

Robert Lefkowitz, a Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, shares some of his childhood experiences and unique insights into science.

Canada Sees a Drop in COVID-19 Cases

Erik Pawczynski

July 2nd, 2021

After a challenging year, Canadian health officials say that cases of COVID-19 are finally on the decline. 

Cruising Into a New Era

Lincoln Miller

July 1st, 2021

With pandemic restrictions lifted, a cruise ship sets sail from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 

A Moon to Remember

Ella Porter

June 29th, 2021

On May 26, stargazers got to see a rare “super flower blood moon” lunar eclipse.

Inside the Olympic Village

Nanaka Takahashi

June 28th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter tours the area where athletes will stay during the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.  

Summer Reading Adventures

Quade Kelley

June 28th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter explores programs that inspire kids to read all summer long. 

Indy Bookstores Adapt to Survive

Siroos Pasdar

June 25th, 2021

The owner of the iconic Strand Bookstore in New York City describes the challenges of operating in the digital age—and during a pandemic. 

Learning About Government in Louisiana

Zhoriél Tapo

June 25th, 2021

A unique Fellows Programs allows college students to better understand how government policies affect our daily lives. 

A Young Korean Swimmer Goes for the Gold

John Woo

June 24th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with an Olympic hopeful who is only 14 years old. 

Supporting the Struggle for Racial Justice

Zoe Adele Mirch...

June 24th, 2021

A Seattle student raises more than $2,000 for the Black Lives Matter movement.

 

Honoring a Unique Past

Luke Lamour

June 22nd, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with Chief Shaka Zulu about the African traditions that took root in New Orleans centuries ago.  

Take a Ride on the VelociCoaster

Lincoln Miller

June 17th, 2021

A rollercoaster inspired by the Jurassic World movie series debuts at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida. 

A Young Scientist Dreams Big

Varun Kabra

June 16th, 2021

At age 15, Gitanjali Rao has already been recognized internationally for her inventions. 

A New Law Helps Protect Asian Americans

Teresa Fang

June 15th, 2021

A rise in anti-Asian violence during the pandemic led Congress to pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which President Biden signed into law.   

Finding Calm and Connection During the Pandemic

Brian Kan King Lun

June 4th, 2021

During more than a year of isolation, Buddhist leaders have helped people make emotional and spiritual connections in Hong Kong and elsewhere. 

A “Pawsome” Interview With Sir Darius Brown

Shane Mukasa

June 4th, 2021

A teen entrepreneur helps save dogs, one bow tie at a time. 

Seeking Racial Justice in Canada

Nikita A. Mohile

June 4th, 2021

In this diverse country, the contributions of Black and Indigenous Canadians are often overlooked.  

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