KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Taking Part in a Virtual Mission

Varun Kabra

February 24th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter visits Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, with fellow Cub Scouts. 

Gorillas Recover From COVID-19

Quade Kelley

February 23rd, 2021

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park recently announced that its gorilla troop has recovered from the infectious disease caused by the coronavirus.

At Home With the Holderness Family

Cami Cortes

February 18th, 2021

Kim and Penn Holderness and their two children bring joy and laughter to their YouTube followers, one video at a time. 

Kids Struggle With Mental Health

Lincoln Miller

February 17th, 2021

During the pandemic, an increasing number of young people are reporting feelings of isolation, anxiety, and depression. 

The Power of Physical Activity

Clara Lopes Salim

February 16th, 2021

During the pandemic, many people are realizing the importance of staying fit to prevent and cure diseases and improve our well-being.

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. 

Celebrating Lunar New Year in South Korea

John Woo

February 11th, 2021

Korean New Year, or Seollal, is the first day of the Korean calendar, which is based on the Chinese Lunar calendar. 

Making Valentine’s Day Special

Zoe Adele Mirch...

February 10th, 2021

Because of the pandemic, many schools are arranging for valentine packages to be delivered to students’ homes.

What Is Lunar New Year?

Olivia RL Rodgers

February 5th, 2021

What does the holiday symbolize, and how will kids around the world celebrate during the pandemic? 

A Winter Celebration in Japan

Nanaka Takahashi

February 5th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter covers the Donto Festival, a centuries-old tradition with spiritual roots. 

Coping With the Pandemic Around the World

Annika Petras

February 3rd, 2021

Kid Reporters in Brazil, Lebanon, and Vietnam describe the disruptions that the deadly virus has caused to their daily lives. 

What Kids Are Saying About the New President

Varun Kabra

February 1st, 2021

Our Kid Reporter asks fellow students in Memphis, Tennessee, what their hopes and concerns are about the Biden Administration. 

Seeking Peace and Unity After a Violent Attack

Kai Koblentz

January 29th, 2021

Can President Biden help heal the political divisions that led to a riot at the U.S. Capitol building on January 6? 

An Unusual Election Season

Nora Onovo

January 22nd, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in the Bronx reflects on a presidential election shaped by the coronavirus pandemic. 

President Biden Is Sworn In

Sophia Emma Wolff

January 21st, 2021

Delaware's “favorite son” takes the oath of office on the steps of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. 

A Day in the Life of a Helicopter Paramedic

Hinekerangi Waaka

January 15th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with her aunt, who is a crew member on a rescue helicopter in New Zealand. 

Coronavirus Cases Rise in South Korea

John Woo

January 11th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in Seoul describes renewed efforts to control the deadly virus on the Korean Peninsula.  

Kids Struggle With Mental Health

Teresa Fang

January 7th, 2021

During the coronavirus pandemic, isolation and disruptions to daily life have led to an increase in depression and anxiety among young people. 

Marine Life in Hawaii Get a Break During the Pandemic

Lucia Dong

January 5th, 2021

Marine biologists are studying changes in Hanauma Bay, which was popular among snorkelers before the coronavirus pandemic forced its closure. 

Two New Vaccines Offer Hope

Kai Koblentz

January 4th, 2021

Amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna are providing hope. 

A Democratic Official Reflects on the Electoral Process

Lincoln Miller

December 17th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with Terrie Rizzo, who has served as chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party for the past three years. 

Poupelle of Chimney Town

Nanaka Takahashi

December 16th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter in Japan visits an illuminated storybook exhibition that offers hope to kids during the pandemic. 

A Surprise Visit From a Snowy Owl

Zoe Adele Mirch...

December 14th, 2020

Residents of the Queen Anne neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, have been enjoying unexpected company. 

Lights, Camera, Safety!

Kai Koblentz

December 14th, 2020

During the pandemic, the U.S. entertainment industry is following strict guidelines to keep actors and others safe when they’re on set. 

Inside the Creole Nutcracker

Zhoriél Tapo

December 12th, 2020

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

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