KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

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.” 

Capsule Toys Are a Hit in Japan

Nanaka Takahashi

December 20th, 2021

For fans, a lot of the excitement comes from not knowing what you’ll get until you open the capsule.

In the Kitchen With Chef Emeril

Zhoriél Tapo

December 15th, 2021

The renowned chef describes his love of cooking and some of his favorite childhood dishes. 

Protecting Yosemite National Park

Elise Choi

December 14th, 2021

Park rangers are taking steps to protect Yosemite, a United Nations World Heritage Site, from the escalating threat of climate change. 

Giving Back Through Toys for Tots

Gavin Gracey

December 14th, 2021

A fifth-grade students donates his birthday gifts to an organization that helps children in need. 

Should Kids Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Lincoln Miller

December 14th, 2021

An expert at the Food and Drug Administration talks with our Kid Reporter about the testing and approval process for the new vaccines.

A Visit to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Dylan Koji Co R...

December 13th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter and his family check out the Star Wars themed-rides at California’s Disneyland Park. 

In Chignahuapan, Christmas Is Year-Round

Ximena Pérez Gómez

December 8th, 2021

A town in Mexico is famous for its glassblown ornaments. 

Sedona’s Native American Heritage

Quade Kelley

December 8th, 2021

During a visit to Arizona, our Kid Reporter learns about Indigenous people and their history. 

A Read-Aloud With J.K. Rowling

Zhoriél Tapo

December 7th, 2021

A virtual event featuring the best-selling author’s latest book, The Christmas Pig, airs on December 8. 

Christmas in New York City

Sasha Powell

December 7th, 2021

From the tree at Rockefeller Center to the Winter Village at Bryant Park, the city has attractions for everyone.  

Book it for Books

Camille Fallen

December 7th, 2021

A fundraiser in Northern Virginia encourages a love of reading among kids.

Invasive Species Threaten Hawaii’s Streams

Anya Teruya

December 7th, 2021

An educational program in Honolulu helps kids learn about the threat posed by discarded aquarium fish. 

Baltimore Holds Holiday Event

Logan Gracey

December 7th, 2021

On December 2, the city held the 50th annual lighting of its historic Washington Monument. 

Bringing Clean Water to Millions

Luke Lamour

November 30th, 2021

A nonprofit organization based in New York City provides access to clean water in nearly 30 countries around the world. 

The Year Earth Changed

Clara Lopes Salim

November 30th, 2021

A new documentary explores the ways that lockdowns during the pandemic affected nature. 

Corpse Flowers Bloom in San Diego

Quade Kelley

November 19th, 2021

The endangered—and stinky—flowers are drawing global attention to the San Diego Botanic Garden. 

Middle School Students Win Science Fair Prizes

Elise Choi

November 19th, 2021

The Broadcom Foundation and the Society for Science recently awarded $100,000 in prizes in the annual Broadcom MASTERS science competition.

Doodling His Way to Fame

Varun Kabra

November 16th, 2021

The artwork of Joe Whale, aka the “Doodle Boy,” has made him a viral sensation at the age of 12.  

A Conversation With Katherine Applegate

Munveer Singh

November 16th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with the award-winning author about her latest book, Willodeen.

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