KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

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. 

Changes to Middle School Sports

Layla Laramie

November 8th, 2021

During the pandemic, student athletes have had to cope with bus-driver shortages and mask mandates. 

New York Schools Welcome Comfort Dogs

Siroos Pasdar

November 5th, 2021

An increasingly popular program in the city’s public schools helps students learn and provides emotional support. 

Back at School in Lebanon

Dana Chaaban

November 3rd, 2021

How are students coping with the safety measures in place? Our Kid Reporter talks with young people in Beirut. 

An Olympic Runner Pursues His Dreams

Nikita A. Mohile

October 12th, 2021

Canadian sprinter and Olympic gold medalist Andre De Grasse talks about the rewards—and challenges—of competition. 

A Georgia Camp Welcomes Kids Back

Lincoln Miller

October 7th, 2021

After being forced to shut down due to the pandemic, Camp Blue Ridge re-opened over the summer. 

Returning to School in New York City

Nora Onovo

September 22nd, 2021

Our Kid Reporter finds that the city’s students are still uneasy about contracting COVID-19.  

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. 

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