Catching up with Kid Reporters in the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps

Brittany Sullivan  //  Jun 18, 2018

Catching up with Kid Reporters in the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps

Kid Reporters in the award-winning Scholastic News Kids Press Corps have been busy this year, interviewing newsmakers and getting the inside scoop on what’s happening in their communities. Check out a roundup of some of their recent stories below!

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Students Help the Homeless in Portland

By Hana Meher Sadik, June 18th, 2018

Students at Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon, share meals and camaraderie with families and individuals who are homeless through the Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS). Kid Reporter Hana Meher Sadik talked to members of the high school club called CardsCook to learn about how they give back to the community.

A Book Buddy That Barks

By Stone Shen, June 15th, 2018

A unique program at Acton Memorial Library in Massachusetts is helping kids develop a love of reading with the help of an adorable therapy dog named Molly. Children can make an appointment to read to Molly and improve their reading skills. Kid Reporter Stone Shen talked with Molly’s owner about this book-loving canine companion.

Celebrating Theater at the Tony Awards

By Maxwell Surprenant, June 13th, 2018

Kid Reporter Maxwell Surprenant traveled to New York City to cover the 75th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall! Before and after the ceremony, he interviewed celebrities including Josh Groban, Ethan Slater, Matthew Morrison, Taylor Trensch, and more!

The CDC Spotlights Lab Workers

By Victoria Feng, June 13th, 2018

On a visit to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Kid Reporter Victoria Feng sat down with Ren Salerno, Director of the Division of Laboratory Systems, and learned about the vital role that lab workers play in public health and safety.

Birthplace of the National Anthem

By Nolan Pastore, June 11th, 2018

Did you know that a poem written in 1814 became the basis for “The Star-Spangled Banner?” Kid Reporter Nolan Pastore visited Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, where he spoke with Park Ranger Shannon McLucas of the National Park Service about the national anthem.