KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Getting Back to School

Olivia RL Rodgers

September 17th, 2021

As students return to school, people are debating whether or not masks should be required. 

A New Wave of COVID-19 Hits South Korea

John Woo

September 1st, 2021

A fourth wave of the contagious disease has escalated fear in this East Asian country of 51 million people. 

The Life of an FBI Agent

Kai Koblentz

August 26th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with the FBI’s Edward You about his career fighting bioweapons. 

Kids Learn About Ocean Safety

Ella Porter

August 23rd, 2021

In California, junior lifeguard programs help kids learn about water safety, first aid, and sportsmanship while having fun. 

California Governor Faces Recall Election

Munveer Singh

August 23rd, 2021

Dissatisfaction among the state’s voters may lead to a big change in the state’s top leadership. 

Heading Back to School in Louisiana

Zhoriél Tapo

August 18th, 2021

With fewer than 40% of the state’s residents vaccinated, students return to their classroom uneasily. 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.  

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.

 

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. 

Celebrating the Asian American Experience

Olivia RL Rodgers

June 1st, 2021

Amid an alarming rise in hate crimes, our Kid Reporter takes a look at her rich heritage. 

COVID-19 Vaccine Is Approved for Kids

Annika Petras

May 20th, 2021

Kids between the ages of 12 and 15 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine, which protects against COVID-19. 

A Shot in the Arm

Zhoriél Tapo

May 18th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in Louisiana gets the vaccine that protects against COVID-19. 

Should Police Officers Be in Schools?

Kai Koblentz

May 14th, 2021

In Montgomery County, residents are debating about the need for school resource officers to keep students safe. 

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