KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

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. 

Japan Marks a Solemn Anniversary

Nanaka Takahashi

March 19th, 2021

It has been 10 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake triggered a devastating tsunami and killed nearly 16,000 people. 

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. 

Meet Waffles and Mochi

Zhoriél Tapo

March 17th, 2021

In a new Netflix series, former First Lady Michelle Obama introduces young viewers to two lovable characters who learn about food by exploring the world.  

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. 

Seeking Justice for Breonna Taylor

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

March 10th, 2021

A year after a police officer in Louisville, Kentucky, killed a Black woman, her family and other members of the community are still seeking justice. 

A Winter to Remember

Truman J. Hamade

March 9th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in Texas describes the February ice storm that brought record low temperatures and massive power outages. 

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. 

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