KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Listening to Voters in Connecticut

Luke Lamour

November 23rd, 2020

Many people in the Nutmeg State cast their ballots this year with the hope of ending the pandemic and racism in the United States. 

Getting Through Lockdown in the Philippines

Colin Adrien Co...

November 23rd, 2020

Our Kid Reporter in Metro Manila talks with young people about the country’s strict stay-at-home orders.

What You Need to Know About Vaccines

Sophia Emma Wolff

November 19th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with a pediatrician about the purpose of vaccines and why getting a flu shot is more important than ever this year. 

A 14-Year-Old Student Wins a Top Science Award

Quade Kelley

November 17th, 2020

Anika Cherbrolu from Frisco, Texas, was recently recognized for her research on a potential cure for COVID-19. 

Rethinking Holiday Celebrations

Kai Koblentz

November 17th, 2020

With Thanksgiving and Christmas approaching, many families are changing their plans because of the coronavirus pandemic.

A Conversation With Senator Capito

Laura Zhang

October 30th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with United States Senator Shelley Capito, a Republican from West Virginia. 

Covering Politics “Through the Lens of the Pandemic”

Annika Petras

October 28th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter gets tips about covering the presidential election from two veteran political reporters in California. 

Rethinking Halloween During the Pandemic

Nikita A. Mohile

October 26th, 2020

How can trick-or-treaters stay safe? Our Kid Reporter in Canada talks with an expert.  

Restaurants Eye the Road to Recovery

Siroos Pasdar

October 15th, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has put an enormous strain on the restaurant industry in New York City. What will it take to recover? 

How to Be a Good Reporter

Teresa Fang

October 7th, 2020

Two veteran journalists share their expertise with our Kid Reporter in North Carolina. 

After the Presidential Debate, Uncertainty

Zain Abbas

October 5th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter in Ohio covers the face-off between President Trump and Vice President Biden. 

A Conversation With Senator Coons

Sophia Emma Wolff

October 1st, 2020

Our Kid Reporter asks the Delaware Senator about our democracy, the pandemic, and elevating kids’ voices. 

Helping With Food Insecurity on Oahu

Lucia Dong

September 29th, 2020

The Hawaii Foodbank is addressing a growing demand for food assistance.

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

Zhoriél 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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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