Zhoriél Tapo

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Zhoriél Tapo lives in Louisiana and was born in 2008.

  • Zhoriél plays volleyball and sings in a children’s choir.
  • She wants to be a pediatrician.
  • Her favorite book is Becoming by Michelle Obama.

“No matter your age, you can make a difference.”

Zhoriél Tapo

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First name: 
Zhorie'l

Celebrating National Poetry Month

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April 15th, 2021

“Read, read, read,” says Louisiana Poet Laureate John Warner Smith. 

Meet Waffles and Mochi

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March 17th, 2021

In a new Netflix series, former First Lady Michelle Obama introduces young viewers to two lovable characters who learn about food by exploring the world.  

A New Mardi Gras Tradition

Zhoriél Tapo

February 12th, 2021

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, festive parades will not take place in Louisiana this year. Instead, people are creating a new tradition. 

Inside the Creole Nutcracker

Zhoriél Tapo

December 12th, 2020

A magical 19th-century ballet for the holidays gets a Louisiana twist. 

Hurricanes on the Rise

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October 26th, 2020

Southwestern Louisiana has been hit hard by hurricanes this season. Scientists say that climate change is playing a big role in the rise of extreme weather. 

A Conversation With Louisiana Lawmakers

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September 18th, 2020

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

Summer Camp Goes Virtual

Zhoriél Tapo

August 4th, 2020

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

Juneteenth Jubilees in Louisiana

Zhoriél 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. 

The Power of Writing Letters

Zhoriél Tapo

April 21st, 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic, letter-writing has been a lifeline for many people. Our Kid Reporter explores the creative ways kids are preserving the tradition. 

Eyewitness: Coping With the Pandemic in Louisiana

Zhoriél Tapo

March 26th, 2020

A Kid Reporter shares her experiences during the coronavirus pandemic.

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