KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

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.  

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? 

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