KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Summer Reading Adventures

Quade Kelley

June 28th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter explores programs that inspire kids to read all summer long. 

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. 

Learning About Government in Louisiana

Zhoriél Tapo

June 25th, 2021

A unique Fellows Programs allows college students to better understand how government policies affect our daily lives. 

A Young Korean Swimmer Goes for the Gold

John Woo

June 24th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with an Olympic hopeful who is only 14 years old. 

Supporting the Struggle for Racial Justice

Zoe Adele Mirch...

June 24th, 2021

A Seattle student raises more than $2,000 for the Black Lives Matter movement.

 

Honoring a Unique Past

Luke Lamour

June 22nd, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with Chief Shaka Zulu about the African traditions that took root in New Orleans centuries ago.  

Take a Ride on the VelociCoaster

Lincoln Miller

June 17th, 2021

A rollercoaster inspired by the Jurassic World movie series debuts at Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida. 

A Young Scientist Dreams Big

Varun Kabra

June 16th, 2021

At age 15, Gitanjali Rao has already been recognized internationally for her inventions. 

A New Law Helps Protect Asian Americans

Teresa Fang

June 15th, 2021

A rise in anti-Asian violence during the pandemic led Congress to pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which President Biden signed into law.   

Finding Calm and Connection During the Pandemic

Brian Kan King Lun

June 4th, 2021

During more than a year of isolation, Buddhist leaders have helped people make emotional and spiritual connections in Hong Kong and elsewhere. 

A “Pawsome” Interview With Sir Darius Brown

Shane Mukasa

June 4th, 2021

A teen entrepreneur helps save dogs, one bow tie at a time. 

Seeking Racial Justice in Canada

Nikita A. Mohile

June 4th, 2021

In this diverse country, the contributions of Black and Indigenous Canadians are often overlooked.  

Celebrating the Asian American Experience

Olivia RL Rodgers

June 1st, 2021

Amid an alarming rise in hate crimes, our Kid Reporter takes a look at her rich heritage. 

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. 

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.  

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