A Champion Spells Victory

Zhoriél Tapo

February 27th, 2022

Zalia Avant-garde, the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee winner, works hard to inspire others. 

A Harry Potter Exhibit Opens

Gavin Gracey

February 25th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter tours a new exhibition dedicated to the young wizard at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. 

An Unusual Presidential Monument

Logan Gracey

February 17th, 2022

In honor of Presidents′ Day, our Kid Reporter learns more about a unique monument to U.S. Presidents in Croaker, Virginia. 

Telling Stories Through Photographs

Zain Abbas

February 15th, 2022

Angelo Merendino sees photography as “a great conversation” between two people.

Favorite Sports in the Winter Olympics

Layla Laramie

February 15th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter in Colorado asks others: “What sport do you like to watch the most?” 

Irvine Aims for Climate “Moonshot”

Elise Choi

February 14th, 2022

Can this California city achieve environmental sustainability by 2030? 

Learning From Arthur

Lincoln Miller

February 14th, 2022

Award-winning author Marc Brown talks about the fictional aardvark who is beloved by children around the world. 

Enjoying Sushi in Japan

Nanaka Takahashi

February 14th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter visits a revolving sushi bar in Sendai. 

Sled Dogs Race in Minnesota

Hayden Ainslee David

February 8th, 2022

Despite frigid conditions, a grueling race along the North Shore of Lake Superior draws lots of fans. 

Black Dolls Celebrate Beauty—Inside and Out

Sasha Powell

February 4th, 2022

Ozi Okaro founded Ikuzi Dolls so that her daughters could have “beautiful Black dolls that look like them.”

The Soap Myth

Quade Kelley

February 4th, 2022

A play about the Holocaust explores how we record history and understand the past. 

A Call With Canada’s Governor General

Nikita A. Mohile

February 2nd, 2022

Her Excellency Mary Simon talks about the need to involve young people in discussions about climate change, mental health, and racial inequality. 

A Visit to Egypt

Siroos Pasdar

January 25th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter tours pyramids, tombs, temples, and other wonders of the ancient world. 

Telling Yummy Stories at Salt & Straw

Shane Mukasa

January 24th, 2022

A unique company founded by two cousins brings a sense of community and adventure to ice cream lovers. 

Saving Sea Turtles in the Philippines

Dylan Koji Co R...

January 21st, 2022

Since 2002, residents of Punta Fuego on the island of Luzon have rescued thousands of sea turtles from human harm and extreme weather events. 

A Holocaust Survivor’s Story

Quade Kelley

January 20th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with Rose Schindler about her family's experiences at Auschwitz-Birkenau during World War II.  

Teens in South Korea Hesitate Over the Vaccine

John Woo

January 20th, 2022

Less than 40% of the country’s 12- to 15-year-olds have been vaccinated against COVID-19. 

Black Angels Over Tuskegee

Zhoriél Tapo

January 18th, 2022

A stage play about the Tuskegee Airmen explores the elite fighting force’s heroic role during World War II. 

An Artistic Approach to Making Maps

Siroos Pasdar

January 14th, 2022

A mapmaker creates ski maps that bring the outdoors alive. 

Honoring Ruby Bridges

Munveer Singh

January 12th, 2022

Students at Martin Elementary School in California recently honored the civil rights icon with a “Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day.” 

Chinese Architecture is Celebrated in Hong Kong

Brian Kan King Lun

January 12th, 2022

A recent exhibit in Hong Kong showcased China’s archictural achievements. 

A New Lakewalk in Duluth

Hayden Ainslee David

January 10th, 2022

In Duluth, Minnesota, local officials are addressing the increase in destructive storms caused by climate change. 

Buster Moon Returns in Sing 2

Elise Choi

January 6th, 2022

According to star Matthew McConaughey, the sequel to Sing is about believing in your dreams, with “teammates and friends to help support you.”

Students in Pennsylvania Turn to Virtual Learning

Ava Isabella Brown

January 5th, 2022

Our Kid Reporter talks with students and their teacher about the pros and cons of remote schooling during the pandemic. 

Children of Color Greet a Special Santa

Camille Fallen

December 23rd, 2021

At a recent holiday event in Northern Virginia, a Black Santa encouraged children to “keep the Christmas spirit alive all year long.”