KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

A Conversation With Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Lincoln Miller

May 31st, 2022

The Representative from Florida encourages kids to stand up for their beliefs. 

Savoring a Grandmother’s Dishes

Sasha Powell

May 26th, 2022

In honor of AAPI Month, our Kid Reporter celebrates her Bangladeshi heritage. 

Celebrating Jewish American Heritage Month

Lincoln Miller

May 24th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with his cantor about the history and significance of the Jewish faith.

Boosting Mental Health

Zhoriél Tapo

May 20th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter asks the head of the Yale Child Study Center how young people can manage feelings of anxiety and depression brought on by the pandemic.  

 

May Is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Elise Choi

May 20th, 2022

In honor of AAPI Month, middle schoolers in California are teaching lessons about their heritage. 

The Threat to Rhinos

Leo Nguyen

May 20th, 2022

Rhinos play an important role in their ecosystems. But the ancient animals have been pushed to the brink of exinction by poaching. 

A New President in the Philippines

Dylan Koji Co R...

May 17th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with voters about Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., the son of a notorious former dictator, who won a six-year term as the country’s leader

How Does Economics Affect Our Lives?

Munveer Singh

May 16th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with economist Guido Imbens, a Nobel Prize recipient, about his research on issues that affect communities, climate change, and more. 

“Picture the Dream”

Sasha Powell

May 16th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter visits the New-York Historical Society to tour an exhibition about the role of children’s books during the civil rights movement.  

Helping Kids in India Succeed

Ronit Mitra

May 9th, 2022

In India, nonprofits like Lend-A-Hand are helping students develop the skills they’ll need to thrive in a growing economy. 

Students in Hong Kong Sing Together

Brian Kan King Lun

April 29th, 2022

After two years of pandemic uncertainty, students came together to perform virtually. 

Reinventing the Vending Machine

Siroos Pasdar

April 27th, 2022

Farmer’s Fridge encourages healthy eating on the go with vending machines that offer fresh, high-quality food.

An Earthscape Artist Tells a Fleeting Story

Quade Kelley

April 27th, 2022

"When people come across my art," says Andres Amador, “they know it’s going to wash away.” 

In Japan, Cherry Blossom Trees Are in Full Bloom

Nanaka Takahashi

April 26th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter visits Funaoka Castle Park in Miyagi Prefecture. 

Coping With the Pandemic in Vietnam

Leo Nguyen

April 26th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter in Ho Chi Minh City describes what his country and community experienced during lockdown. 

Participating in a Model United Nations

Ximena Pérez Gómez

April 22nd, 2022

The Model UN program helps students around the world learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. 

Kids Talk About the War in Ukraine

Lincoln Miller

April 21st, 2022

Students express their views about the violence unfolding in Eastern Europe. 

Cherry Blossom Celebrations Return to D.C.

Gavin Gracey

April 14th, 2022

For the first time in two years, visitors from around the world have been able to enjoy the annual cherry blossom festival in person. 

Putting a Twist on Van Gogh

Quade Kelley

April 14th, 2022

A traveling exhibit gives viewers a new perspective on the Dutch artist’s paintings. 

A Historic First for the Supreme Court

Camille Fallen

April 11th, 2022

Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson will be the first Black woman in American history to serve on the United States Supreme Court. 

School Leader Reflects on Pandemic Lessons

Luke Lamour

April 8th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with the superintendent of his Connecticut school district about the challenges of the past two years. 

Celebrating Babe Ruth’s Baltimore Roots

Logan Gracey

April 7th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter explores the childhood and career of the greatest baseball player in history. 

A Visit to Spring Training

Layla Laramie

April 4th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter and her family catch the action at MLB stadiums in Florida. 

Touring Our Great National Parks

Zhoriél Tapo

April 3rd, 2022

A new Netflix series narrated by former President Barack Obama spotlights some of the world’s most treasured parks and wilderness. 

Return to the Classroom Is an Adjustment

Olivia Das

April 3rd, 2022

Many students who participated in virtual learning during the pandemic are getting used to socializing and in-person classes again. 

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