KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Kids Struggle With Mental Health

Lincoln Miller

February 17th, 2021

During the pandemic, an increasing number of young people are reporting feelings of isolation, anxiety, and depression. 

What Happened at the Capitol on January 6?

Teresa Fang

February 17th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with a journalist and a political scientist about the riot at the Capitol and what it means for America.  

The Power of Physical Activity

Clara Lopes Salim

February 16th, 2021

During the pandemic, many people are realizing the importance of staying fit to prevent and cure diseases and improve our well-being.

A New Mardi Gras Tradition

Zhoriél Tapo

February 12th, 2021

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, festive parades will not take place in Louisiana this year. Instead, people are creating a new tradition. 

The Piggy Banks Mission

Leo Nguyen

February 12th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in Vietnam describes a program at his school that helps children in need. 

Saving Lives With a Dragon’s Blood?

Kai Koblentz

February 11th, 2021

A substance found in the blood of the Komodo dragon may offer a key to fighting resistance to antibiotics.  

Celebrating Lunar New Year in South Korea

John Woo

February 11th, 2021

Korean New Year, or Seollal, is the first day of the Korean calendar, which is based on the Chinese Lunar calendar. 

Making Valentine’s Day Special

Zoe Adele Mirch...

February 10th, 2021

Because of the pandemic, many schools are arranging for valentine packages to be delivered to students’ homes.

Exploring the Presidency

Camille Fallen

February 9th, 2021

A Washington Post podcast hosted by journalist Lillian Cunningham delves into the lives, decisions, and power of America’s leaders. 

Trump Faces a Second Impeachment Trial

Lincoln Miller

February 8th, 2021

On February 9, the Senate will debate whether or not former President Donald J. Trump should be convicted for his role in the Capitol riot. 

Enjoying Favorite Dishes in Lebanon

Dana Chaaban

February 8th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter introduces readers to tabbouleh, hummus, and other popular dishes in this Middle Eastern country. 

What Is Lunar New Year?

Olivia RL Rodgers

February 5th, 2021

What does the holiday symbolize, and how will kids around the world celebrate during the pandemic? 

A Winter Celebration in Japan

Nanaka Takahashi

February 5th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter covers the Donto Festival, a centuries-old tradition with spiritual roots. 

Coping With the Pandemic Around the World

Annika Petras

February 3rd, 2021

Kid Reporters in Brazil, Lebanon, and Vietnam describe the disruptions that the deadly virus has caused to their daily lives. 

What Kids Are Saying About the New President

Varun Kabra

February 1st, 2021

Our Kid Reporter asks fellow students in Memphis, Tennessee, what their hopes and concerns are about the Biden Administration. 

Inside Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

Claire Olivia H...

February 1st, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with a 3-D character designer about his role in the creation of Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit. 

Seeking Peace and Unity After a Violent Attack

Kai Koblentz

January 29th, 2021

Can President Biden help heal the political divisions that led to a riot at the U.S. Capitol building on January 6? 

President Biden Gets to Work

Munveer Singh

January 27th, 2021

President Joe Biden comes into office amid the coronavirus pandemic and a growing threat from climate change. 

Democracy Prevails

Luke Lamour

January 26th, 2021

Amid daunting challenges, President Biden seeks to unite the country in his inaugural address. 

The Rise of Misinformation

Mujtaba Raja

January 26th, 2021

What role did social media play in the recent presidential election and the violence that followed? Our Kid Reporter asks an expert. 

A Student on a Mission

Zain Abbas

January 25th, 2021

An Ohio student provides comfort to people experiencing homelessness by organizing an annual sock drive and bringing his community together. 

Taking Flight With SpaceX

Quade Kelley

January 25th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter learns more about Crew-1’s historic mission to the International Space Station. 

An Unusual Election Season

Nora Onovo

January 22nd, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in the Bronx reflects on a presidential election shaped by the coronavirus pandemic. 

President Biden Is Sworn In

Sophia Emma Wolff

January 21st, 2021

Delaware's “favorite son” takes the oath of office on the steps of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. 

A Day in the Life of a Helicopter Paramedic

Hinekerangi Waaka

January 15th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with her aunt, who is a crew member on a rescue helicopter in New Zealand. 

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