KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

A “Ring of Fire” Dazzles in Singapore

Lai Qi Xuan

January 6th, 2020

Last month, for the first time in nearly two decades, skywatchers across Southeast Asia were able to see an annular (ring-shaped) solar eclipse.

Helsinki Hosts an Education Summit

Marigold Grace Mioc

January 3rd, 2020

An annual event in Finland brings together innovators from around the world who are creating new ways for students to learn. 

Rockin’ the Schools

Nolan Pastore

January 3rd, 2020

An education program at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, helps local kids learn about history, literature, culture, and science through music.

A Bike for Every Kid

Sophia Emma Wolff

January 3rd, 2020

A nonprofit organization in Delaware helps children with special needs enjoy the freedom and fun of a bicycle ride. 

Taking Care of Pets and Pests

Claire Olivia H...

January 2nd, 2020

Our Kid Reporter talks with the Massachusetts Animal Control Officer of the Year about the work she does to help keep her community safe. 

 

Why Andrew Yang Is Running for President

Teresa Fang

December 23rd, 2019

The Asian-American entrepreneur wants to address income inequality in the United States. 

Christmas in Puerto Rico

Amanda Erbe

December 23rd, 2019

In this United States territory located in the Caribbean, traditional music plays an important role in holiday celebrations.   

Women Shine in Lightning Thief

Liset Zacker

December 20th, 2019

A musical adaptation of Rick Riordan’s best-selling novel spotlights tough, independent woman. 

Celebrating World Children’s Day at the UN

Siroos Pasdar

December 17th, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with Millie Bobby Brown and Halima Aden about their work for UNICEF and the importance of protecting children everywhere. 

A Fun Run With Santa

Laura Zhang

December 17th, 2019

In Reston, Virginia, an annual 5K road race with Santa and Mrs. Claus has become a favorite holiday tradition. 

The Ali Center Honors Michael J. Fox

Leo Sebastian Tobbe

December 13th, 2019

Michael J. Fox and other humanitarians were honored at the Center’s annual awards ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky.

Christmas at the Governor’s Mansion

Zhoriél Tapo

December 13th, 2019

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and his wife, Donna, host a Christmas party for a good cause.

 

Love Letters From Everest

Nikita A. Mohile

December 13th, 2019

In a new documentary, a filmmaker tells the story of her grandparents through letters they exchanged in 1956. 

Can Hawaii’s Coral Reefs Be Saved?

Lucia Dong

December 12th, 2019

Rising ocean temperatures, pollution, and overfishing are among the causes of coral bleaching. 

The Magic of Cirque du Soleil

Bryce Jones

December 12th, 2019

Founded in 1984 in Canada, this “Circus of the Sun” is “not your regular circus,” says one young fan.

Selling Foods That Are “Imperfect”

Siroos Pasdar

December 9th, 2019

A company seeks to cut down on food waste by delivering imperfect—but delicious—produce to consumers at reduced prices. 

Visiting a Christmas Market in Vienna

Rade Meech-Tatic

December 9th, 2019

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, Vienna and other European cities host markets that draw visitors from around the world. 

Behind the Scenes at a Farmers Market

Zoe Adele Mirch...

December 3rd, 2019

Farmers markets are bringing a sense of belonging and well-being to communities around the United States.

Soaring Through the Redwoods

Ella Porter

December 2nd, 2019

A unique eco-adventure in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California lets visitors experience nature while suspended in air.

Dav Pilkey Visits Shanghai

Victoria Tang

December 2nd, 2019

Our Kid Reporter talks with the creator of Dog Man during his “Do Good” tour in Asia. 

Addressing the Global Water Crisis

Nikita A. Mohile

November 26th, 2019

Since 1981, the nonprofit organization WaterAid has provided clean water to more than 25 million people around the world.

A Taste of Peking Duck

Brian Kan King Lun

November 26th, 2019

Peking duck has been served in China for centuries. Our Kid Reporter visits Beijing to find out how the popular dish is made. 

Traveling Back in Time in Singapore

Lai Qi Xuan

November 26th, 2019

An immersive exhibition in Singapore, “The Bicenenntial Experience,” brings the rich history of this Southeast Asian island to life. 

Building Strength at a Ninja Playground

Luis Reyes

November 25th, 2019

In Cheyenne, Wyoming, a Ninja Playground helps kids improve agility and strength. 

Kids at Work

Bobby Liberatos

November 25th, 2019

The annual Kidpreneur Business Expo lets young people from around the United States showcase the companies they started. 

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