KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

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. 

A Conversation With Torrey Harris

Varun Kabra

May 12th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with the youngest state representative in Tennessee. 

Losing a Family Member to COVID-19

Zain Abbas

May 7th, 2021

During the coronavirus pandemic, many children have had to cope with the loss of a loved one. 

Envisioning a City of the Future

Quade Kelley

April 30th, 2021

Students from Al-Hadi School in Houston, Texas, created a model city 100 years in the future that could sustain life on the Moon. 

An Entrepreneur and His Dream

Siroos Pasdar

April 27th, 2021

What is it like to own a small business during the pandemic? Our Kid Reporter asks the founder of True Made Foods. 

 

 

My Graduation Ceremony in Japan

Nanaka Takahashi

April 26th, 2021

Life changed during the pandemic, but for graduates like our Kid Reporter, there is hope for a brighter future. 

A Look at Two Mayoral Races in Korea

John Woo

April 26th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in Seoul covers two recent elections with big implications for this East Asian country.  

Turning Over a New Leaf

Teresa Fang

April 22nd, 2021

Volunteers of all ages in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, help restore a bird-friendly habitat. 

Learning During the Pandemic

Shane Mukasa

April 20th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter asks teachers and classmates at his Massachusetts middle school to reflect on remote learning in the past year. 

Inside the Zevely Zone

Quade Kelley

April 14th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with a broadcast journalist in his San Diego community and learns about the importance of local news. 

A Look at Life After the Pandemic

Lincoln Miller

April 13th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with Paul Offit, a pediatrician who specializes in infectious diseases and vaccines. 

My Mother’s Vaccination Journey

Claire Olivia H...

April 12th, 2021

What does it feel like to be vaccinated against COVID-19? Our Kid Reporter asks her mother, an elementary school teacher. 

Inside the International Math Olympiad

Teresa Fang

April 9th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter gets insights into the annual competition from members of the U.S. team and their coaches. 

Unmasking Texas?

Truman J. Hamade

April 7th, 2021

Although Governor Greg Abbott has lifted the state’s mask mandate, many people continue to wear face coverings to protect against the spread of COVID-19. 

The Origins of Easter

Nikita A. Mohile

April 1st, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in Canada reflects on the meaning of Easter during the pandemic. 

The Olympic Torch Relay Begins in Japan

Nanaka Takahashi

March 29th, 2021

On March 25, the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay began its 121-day journey across Japan. 

Frontline Workers Share Their Stories

Lincoln Miller

March 26th, 2021

During the coronavirus pandemic, healthcare professionals have made tremendous sacrifices to care for their patients.

Speaking Out Against Anti-Asian Violence

Teresa Fang

March 24th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter tells a personal story about the fear and anxiety gripping many people in the Asian American community. 

Coping With the Pandemic: A Kid Reporter Looks Back

Nora Onovo

March 18th, 2021

It has been a year of isolation, virtual learning, and health concerns since the declaration of a global pandemic in March 2020. 

Enjoying Winter in Winnipeg

Erik Pawczynski

March 12th, 2021

In February, residents of the “Winter Capital of Canada” embrace the outdoors despite the cold weather. 

Coping With the Pandemic: One Year Later

Ella Porter

March 12th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in California’s Santa Cruz County describes the return to in-person learning at her school. 

A Global Vaccination Effort

Siroos Pasdar

March 8th, 2021

UNICEF USA is helping to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to countries in need around the world. 

Chasing Dreams With a Broadway Star

Zain Abbas

March 2nd, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with Broadway star and fellow Ohioan Rory O’Malley.  

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