KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Chelsea’s Charity Helps Kids Heal Through Art

Xander Dorsey

May 7th, 2024

Chelsea Phaire, 14, wants children going through difficult times to be able to express themselves through creativity.

"Welcome Home, Franklin”

Xander Dorsey

April 29th, 2024

Cartoonist Robb Armstrong talks about the importance of representation in media and the Apple TV+ show he co-wrote. 

Singapore Invites More Girls to Try Football

Eden Teoh

April 28th, 2024

This island country in Southeast Asia is encouraging girls to compete in the popular sport. 

DeKalb County Raises Money for Local Nonprofits

Evy Bingle

April 25th, 2024

Give DeKalb County, an annual event in Illinois, raises millions of dollars while fostering a sense of community. 

Earth Day Event in Texas Educates Young People

Kush Kalra

April 25th, 2024

At an Earth Day celebration in Bellaire, our Kid Reporter learned about ways that kids can help conserve our natural resources. 

 

Waka T. Brown Talks About Writing for Children

Owen Marksbury

April 15th, 2024

The author of The Very Unfortunate Wish of Melony Yoshimura and other titles talks with our Kid Reporter about her books for middle graders.   

Bindi Irwin Suggests Small Ways to Protect the Planet

Evy Bingle

April 14th, 2024

The young conservationist, who has carried on her father’s work, offers tips for helping to preserve wildlife and make the planet a better place. 

A Georgia Legislator Gives Insights Into Effective Leadership

Skye Oduaran

April 10th, 2024

Gloria Butler, Minority Leader of the Georgia State Senate, has advice for young people who are interested in public service. 

Learning About Lunar New Year

Deirdre Liebman

April 10th, 2024

Our Kid Reporter talks with a teacher visiting from China about the importance of this annual celebration.

The Arizona Humane Society Opens a New Campus

Zoya Siddiqui

April 9th, 2024

A new facility in the Phoenix area will enable the nonprofit to provide the best care possible for the area’s pets and strays. 

Viewing the Solar Eclipse in Ohio

Zahra Abbas

April 9th, 2024

On April 8, millions of people across North America witnessed a solar eclipse. Our Kid Reporter in Ohio was on the path of totality. 

Eyes on the Sky

Aiden An

April 7th, 2024

NASA scientists discuss the total solar eclipse that will take place in the U.S. on April 8. 

Dr. Gholdy Muhammad Brings Joy to Education

Leyla Saldanha

March 28th, 2024

The renowned educator and author spoke with Dr. Sonja Cherry-Paul before an enthusiastic audience of teachers in New York City. 

In Minnesota, Indian Restaurants Offer a Taste of Home

Adiraj 'Adi' Singh

March 25th, 2024

For many immigrants in the Twin Cities area, dining at an Indian restaurant is a reminder of home. 

Youths in a Canadian Community “Step Up”

Jade Lof

March 21st, 2024

An annual event in Surrey, a city in British Columbia, spotlights students’ creativity and leadership qualities.  

Heal the Bay Protects Local Beaches and Waterways

Aiden An

March 20th, 2024

Founded in 1985, the nonprofit enlists volunteers to raise awareness about the environment and keep the beaches of Southern California clean. 

A Science Center in Malaysia Makes STEM Fun

Jay Sivanesan P...

March 20th, 2024

The Penang Science Cluster, says Nik Nurul Kamila, is dedicated to “fostering innovation and creativity.”

Our Kid Reporter Talks With A Member of Congress

Xander Dorsey

March 15th, 2024

Kid Reporter Xander Dorsey visits Capitol Hill to interview U.S. Representative Don Beyer of Virginia. 

Immigrants in Canada Learn to Play Ice Hockey

Jade Lof

March 15th, 2024

A program for high school girls introduces newcomers to the national sport. 

“Earth Guardians” Help the Environment

Aiden An

March 12th, 2024

The executive director of the environmental group talks about engaging young people to find solutions. 

Alan Gratz Writes About Pearl Harbor

Max Chen

March 12th, 2024

Our Kid Reporter talks with the author about his new work of historical fiction.

Skating Phenom Alysa Liu Returns to the Rink

Enya Yang

March 11th, 2024

After a two-year hiatus, the championship figure skater plans to compete in the 2024-’25 season. 

A Fundraising Walk in Canada Helps Local Communities

Jade Lof

March 5th, 2024

In Cloverdale, the 11th annual “Coldest Night of the Year” fundraising walk brought people together for a good cause. 

A Visit to the Yayoi Kusama Museum

Raye Yokota

March 4th, 2024

The museum in Tokyo showcases the colorful work of the world-renowned Japanese artist.

Kids Share Passion for Music in Ukelele Club

Zahra Abbas

February 26th, 2024

A ukelele club in Ohio gives students a chance to have fun together while learning to play the instrument. 

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