KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

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. 

After the Capitol Riot, Trump is Impeached Again

Lincoln Miller

January 14th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter talks with constitutional law scholar Laurence Tribe about the aftermath of Election 2020. 

Coronavirus Cases Rise in South Korea

John Woo

January 11th, 2021

Our Kid Reporter in Seoul describes renewed efforts to control the deadly virus on the Korean Peninsula.  

Kids Struggle With Mental Health

Teresa Fang

January 7th, 2021

During the coronavirus pandemic, isolation and disruptions to daily life have led to an increase in depression and anxiety among young people. 

Marine Life in Hawaii Get a Break During the Pandemic

Lucia Dong

January 5th, 2021

Marine biologists are studying changes in Hanauma Bay, which was popular among snorkelers before the coronavirus pandemic forced its closure. 

Two New Vaccines Offer Hope

Kai Koblentz

January 4th, 2021

Amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna are providing hope. 

Understanding Time Zones

Lincoln Miller

December 24th, 2020

If our Kid Reporter in Florida wants to talk with our Kid Reporter in Japan, what time does he need to wake up? 

An Economic Crisis in Lebanon

Dana Chaaban

December 22nd, 2020

Our Kid Reporter asks young people how this Middle Eastern country’s financial collapse is affecting them and their families. 

A Democratic Official Reflects on the Electoral Process

Lincoln Miller

December 17th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with Terrie Rizzo, who has served as chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party for the past three years. 

Poupelle of Chimney Town

Nanaka Takahashi

December 16th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter in Japan visits an illuminated storybook exhibition that offers hope to kids during the pandemic. 

Jupiter and Saturn Come Together

Quade Kelley

December 15th, 2020

A rare celestial event will occur on December 21, when the two planets will look like one giant star.  

A Surprise Visit From a Snowy Owl

Zoe Adele Mirch...

December 14th, 2020

Residents of the Queen Anne neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, have been enjoying unexpected company. 

Lights, Camera, Safety!

Kai Koblentz

December 14th, 2020

During the pandemic, the U.S. entertainment industry is following strict guidelines to keep actors and others safe when they’re on set. 

Inside the Creole Nutcracker

Zhoriél Tapo

December 12th, 2020

A magical 19th-century ballet for the holidays gets a Louisiana twist. 

A Plus for Canada at the Math Olympiad

Nikita A. Mohile

December 11th, 2020

Think of math problems as you would a fun puzzle, an award-winning team member advises. 

Recovering From a Typhoon in the Philippines

Colin Adrien Co...

December 9th, 2020

A fierce storm in November caused flooding and extensive damage on the island of Luzon. 

The Sound of Tennis

Siroos Pasdar

December 9th, 2020

A unique instructional program in New York’s Long Island City helps people who are visually impaired learn how to play tennis. 

Volunteering at the Vet’s

Jaxon Jones

December 7th, 2020

Our Kid Reporter writes about a magical experience he had while helping out at a local veterinary clinic.

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