KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Starting a Pollinator Garden

Zahra Abbas

January 31st, 2023

In Ohio, a school garden that helps the environment and encourages project-based learning has become a community effort.

Inflation Rate Soars in the Philippines

Dylan Koji Co R...

December 13th, 2022

The cost of basic necessities is skyrocketing in this Southeast Asian country. 

Making Visible the Invisible

Sasha Powell

October 24th, 2022

Visual artist Siyan Wong, a first generation immigrant who lives in New York City, confronts injustice, homelessness, and the plight of elderly immigrants in her work.

Kids Create Heroes to Fight Hunger

Quade Kelley

August 23rd, 2022

Winners of the Hunger Action Hero Art Contest were announced in July at the San Diego Comic Convention.  

Students Turn Stories of Struggle into Art

Mujtaba Raja

July 18th, 2022

Self-portraits on display in Jersey City focus on the importance of addressing mental health issues.

A Visit to the National Tennis Center

Siroos Pasdar

July 14th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter discovers that the famed courts in New York City are home to more than just the U.S. Open. 

Boosting Mental Health

Zhoriél Tapo

May 20th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter asks the head of the Yale Child Study Center how young people can manage feelings of anxiety and depression brought on by the pandemic.  

 

Helping Kids in India Succeed

Ronit Mitra

May 9th, 2022

In India, nonprofits like Lend-A-Hand are helping students develop the skills they’ll need to thrive in a growing economy. 

Students in Hong Kong Sing Together

Brian Kan King Lun

April 29th, 2022

After two years of pandemic uncertainty, students came together to perform virtually. 

In Japan, Cherry Blossom Trees Are in Full Bloom

Nanaka Takahashi

April 26th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter visits Funaoka Castle Park in Miyagi Prefecture. 

Coping With the Pandemic in Vietnam

Leo Nguyen

April 26th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter in Ho Chi Minh City describes what his country and community experienced during lockdown. 

School Leader Reflects on Pandemic Lessons

Luke Lamour

April 8th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with the superintendent of his Connecticut school district about the challenges of the past two years. 

Return to the Classroom Is an Adjustment

Olivia Das

April 3rd, 2022

Many students who participated in virtual learning during the pandemic are getting used to socializing and in-person classes again. 

South Korea Holds Presidential Election

John Woo

March 15th, 2022

A close election during a surge of COVID-19 comes down to two top candidates, a liberal and a conservative. 

Record Inflation Worries Consumers

Munveer Singh

March 1st, 2022

The prices of food, clothing, and gasoline are rising in the United States. What can be done? 

Enjoying Sushi in Japan

Nanaka Takahashi

February 14th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter visits a revolving sushi bar in Sendai. 

Teens in South Korea Hesitate Over the Vaccine

John Woo

January 20th, 2022

Less than 40% of the country’s 12- to 15-year-olds have been vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Buster Moon Returns in Sing 2

Elise Choi

January 6th, 2022

According to star Matthew McConaughey, the sequel to Sing is about believing in your dreams, with “teammates and friends to help support you.”

Students in Pennsylvania Turn to Virtual Learning

Ava Isabella Brown

January 5th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with students and their teacher about the pros and cons of remote schooling during the pandemic. 

Should Kids Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Lincoln Miller

December 14th, 2021

An expert at the Food and Drug Administration talks with our Kid Reporter about the testing and approval process for the new vaccines.

Baltimore Holds Holiday Event

Logan Gracey

December 7th, 2021

On December 2, the city held the 50th annual lighting of its historic Washington Monument. 

The Year Earth Changed

Clara Lopes Salim

November 30th, 2021

A new documentary explores the ways that lockdowns during the pandemic affected nature. 

Middle School Students Win Science Fair Prizes

Elise Choi

November 19th, 2021

The Broadcom Foundation and the Society for Science recently awarded $100,000 in prizes in the annual Broadcom MASTERS science competition.

Connecting the Dots

Gavin Gracey

November 12th, 2021

Award-winning artist Mo Willems helps people come together with a public mural at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Big Changes in Bollywood

Ronit Mitra

November 12th, 2021

The once-thriving film industry in India has had to adapt to closed theaters during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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