KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

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. 

Why Arts Education Matters

Emilia Sato

May 5th, 2021

A Milwaukee organization brings music, art, and dance to local students.

Understanding Finance

Luke Lamour

April 30th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with the acting chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

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. 

Biden Proposes Spending on Infrastructure and Jobs

Munveer Singh

April 29th, 2021

In an address before the United States Congress, the President discussed the need to improve infrastructure and called for “the largest jobs plan since World War II.” 

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. 

What’s Happening to the American Kestrel?

Sophia Emma Wolff

April 26th, 2021

The population of these colorful birds, also known as sparrow hawks, has declined by nearly 50% since the 1960s.  

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. 

Celebrating National Poetry Month

Zhoriél Tapo

April 15th, 2021

“Read, read, read,” says Louisiana Poet Laureate John Warner Smith. 

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. 

Understanding the Vital Role of Trees

Olivia RL Rodgers

April 8th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter learns more about the benefits of trees in her home state of Minnesota. 

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. 

For Kids in Beirut, an Explosion Leaves Scars

Dana Chaaban

April 7th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in the Lebanese capital describes the aftermath of a massive explosion last August. 

Perseverance Explores Mars

Munveer Singh

April 6th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with a mechanical engineer who worked on NASA’s Perseverance rover.

The Origins of Easter

Nikita A. Mohile

April 1st, 2021

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

A Conversation With Jamie Raskin

Kai Koblentz

March 30th, 2021

The Democratic Congressman from Maryland talks about the recent impeachment charges brought against former President Donald J. Trump.  

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. 

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