KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Fires Wreak Havoc in California

Munveer Singh

September 28th, 2020

As fires rage across the Far West, scientists warn about the increasing dangers of climate change. 

Voting From Abroad

Rade Meech-Tatic

September 28th, 2020

Many Americans will be voting by mail this fall—including those who currently live outside of the United States. 

Testing a New COVID-19 App

Laura Zhang

September 21st, 2020

The new app lets Virginia residents know if they’ve been exposed to someone with the infectious disease caused by the coronavirus. 

Competing in the Junior Olympic Games

Andrew Raymundo

September 21st, 2020

The annual competition allows young athletes from around the country to come together and achieve new heights in their respective sports. 

A Conversation With Louisiana Lawmakers

Zhorie'l Tapo

September 18th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with Democratic and Republican state representatives about listening to voters. 

Preparing for Virtual School

Aanya Kabra

September 16th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with students and teachers in Memphis, Tennessee, about the switch to online classes. 

Getting Ready to Vote by Mail

Sophia Emma Wolff

September 10th, 2020

Amid the pandemic, state election officials are preparing to handle more mail-in ballots than ever. 

“Back to School” in Texas

Truman J. Hamade

September 9th, 2020

As the pandemic continues, families are coping with new ways of educating kids. 

Ohio Voters Weigh Their Decision

Nolan Pastore

September 8th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter asks residents in his community which candidate they will support in the presidential election. 

Republicans Make Their Case for President Trump

Bobby Liberatos

August 29th, 2020

At the Republican National Convention, the party officially nominated Donald J. Trump for re-election.

 

Democrats Hold a Virtual Convention

Claire Olivia H...

August 24th, 2020

Nearly 25 million people watch as Democratic candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris pledge to “unify the country.” 

A Unique Summer Vacation

Nolan Pastore

August 21st, 2020

During the pandemic, many vacationers have swapped their summer getaway plans for an RV adventure.

How Kids Can Build Resilience

Hinekerangi Waaka

August 21st, 2020

It’s not easy to recover from a scary experience. An author in New Zealand helps kids develop inner strength through the characters she creates. 

Who Will Win Election 2020?

Andrew Raymundo

August 18th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with Florida voters about which presidential candidate they plan to support.

A New “Normal” for New Jersey Schools

Gavin Naar

August 17th, 2020

What will back-to-school look like in Northern New Jersey? Our Kid Reporter talks with his superintendent. 

A Break From Tourism in Dubrovnik

Rade Meech-Tatic

August 14th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter visits the ancient European city on the Adriatic Sea, which has long been overwhelmed by tourists. 

Biden Chooses Harris as His Running Mate

Annika Petras

August 13th, 2020

Senator Kamala Harris of California is the first Black woman and first person of Indian descent to be nominated for national office by a major political party. 

Will North Carolina Vote Democratic in 2020?

Teresa Fang

August 11th, 2020

According to the polls, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has a narrow margin in this key Southern State. 

The Art of Writing Comic Books

Marley I. Alburez

August 7th, 2020

“What would make a great comic-book class?” This summer, our Kid Reporter found out.

California Prepares for the Presidential Election

Ella Porter

August 4th, 2020

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, most people will be able to vote by mail in this year’s election.  

Summer Camp Goes Virtual

Zhorie'l Tapo

August 4th, 2020

Because of the pandemic, a few summer camps look very different this year. 

After Primaries, New Jersey Looks to November Elections

Josh Stiefel

July 30th, 2020

In the wake of the pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests, many people are taking their right to vote more seriously than ever. 

Mother of Four on the Frontline

Kennedy Phifer

July 30th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter interviews her mother, a healthcare worker in Wisconsin, about caring for patients during the pandemic. 

Staying Safe at National Parks

Sophia Emma Wolff

July 27th, 2020

Parks and recreational areas across the country are starting to reopen, but visitors must keep a distance from each other—and wildlife. 

Walt Disney World Reopens in Florida

Andrew Raymundo

July 27th, 2020

After its forced closure in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the theme park welcomes visitors back, with new safety guidelines in place. 

 

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