KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

During the Pandemic, a “Much-Deserved” Break for Wildlife

Sophia Emma Wolff

June 29th, 2020

Amid widespread stay-at-home orders, some animals were able to find a little peace. 

New Jersey Students Cope With Remote Learning

Liset Zacker

June 26th, 2020

Fourth graders in South Orange tell our Kid Reporter about the pros and cons of learning at home during the pandemic.  

Juneteenth Jubilees in Louisiana

Zhorie'l Tapo

June 19th, 2020

A celebration of the unofficial end of slavery in the United States takes on a new significance amid the Black Lives Matter movement. 

Understanding the Coronavirus

Josh Stiefel

June 18th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with scientists at the CDC about confronting the pandemic, which has hit the U.S. particularly hard. 

In California, a Hold on Kids’ Sports

Johnny Chen

June 17th, 2020

During the pandemic, young athletes have had to find creative ways to exercise. 

Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge

Annika Petras

June 12th, 2020

Before the pandemic, our Kid Reporter visited the set of the new game show.

Black Lives Matter

Gavin Naar

June 9th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter attends a protest for racial justice with friends and family members in West Orange, New Jersey. 

“No Justice, No Peace” in Louisville

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

June 5th, 2020

Protesters in Louisville, Kentucky, demand accountability for the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor and other Black Americans.

“Finding Sally”—A Filmmaker Tells Her Aunt’s Story

Nikita A. Mohile

June 4th, 2020

In a new documentary, Tamara Dawait pieces together the story of her aunt, who mysteriously disappeared in Ethiopia in the 1970s. 

Peaceful Protests in a Georgia Town

Bryce Jones

June 1st, 2020

In Woodstock, Georgia, people of all ages gathered to protest the police killing of George Floyd and racial injustice. 

Traveling Back to Van Gogh’s World

Brian Kan King Lun

June 1st, 2020

A themed restaurant and shop in Hong Kong immerse visitors in the life and art of the 19th-century Dutch painter.

TikTokking With Jami Kinton

Nolan Pastore

May 28th, 2020

During the pandemic, an Ohio actress and model has gone viral with her hilarious skits on social media.

Community Volunteers Help Medical Workers

Siroos Pasdar

May 26th, 2020

Amid the PPE shortage, neighbors in a New York City suburb pitched in to create fabric masks for local doctors and nurses. 

Saving Lives With 3D Printing

Annika Petras

May 21st, 2020

Students at Diamond Bar High School in California are using 3D printers to make reusable face shields for healthcare workers. 

Eyewitness: Coping With the Pandemic in Washington

Zoe Adele Mirch...

May 19th, 2020

A Kid Reporter shares her experiences during the coronavirus pandemic

“My Father Is a Firefighter”

Tony J. Smith II

May 18th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter in North Carolina talks with his dad, who was in quarantine due to exposure to COVID-19. 

Power Girls

Gavin Naar

May 14th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter profiles a nonprofit organization in Harlem that offers educational enrichment and positive representation for Black teens. 

A Kid Reporter Talks With Frontline Workers

Alula Alderson

May 12th, 2020

What is it like for doctors and nurses to care for patients who have COVID-19? What should kids know about the virus? Our Kid Reporter finds out. 

An Online Learning Community Keeps Kids Connected

Marigold Grace Mioc

May 11th, 2020

A new online platform is designed to help kids around the world share their experiences and feel less alone during the pandemic. 

Tough Times for Food Pantries

Bobby Liberatos

May 7th, 2020

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, the number of Americans going hungry has risen sharply. Food banks and food pantries are struggling to help them. 

Eyewitness: Coping With the Pandemic in Georgia

Bryce Jones

May 4th, 2020

A Kid Reporter shares his experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Eyewitness: Coping With the Pandemic in Singapore

Lai Qi Xuan

May 3rd, 2020

A Kid Reporter shares her experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Eyewitness: Coping With the Pandemic in Antigua and Barbuda

Marley I. Alburez

May 2nd, 2020

A Kid Reporter shares her experiences during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Eyewitness: Coping With the Pandemic in New Zealand

Hinekerangi Waaka

April 29th, 2020

A Kid Reporter writes about her experiences during the pandemic. 

Eyewitness: Coping With the Pandemic in New York

Konrad Paul Schwarz

April 27th, 2020

A Kid Reporter writes about his experiences during the pandemic. 

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