Letters to the Editor

I think food prices should be lower. Many people can’t afford the food. People should protest and save lives. – Daisy G., 6th grade, Brooklyn, N.Y. I think the war in Iraq should stop. About one million Iraqis were killed for nothing. – Matthew Sadlowski, 5th grade,...

Democracy in Action

By INDYKIDS STAFF This fall U.S. citizens have the chance to vote. voting is just one small part of a functioning democracy. A democracy is a government ruled by the common people, not just a few wealthy people. In addition to voting, here are some other ways in which...

Going Beyond Voting

By IZZY JAGNINSKI Students travel to New Orleans to help with organizing and clean-up efforts. Photos: Perri Hofmann With the upcoming elections, many of my classmates are excited to finally vote, as they have never felt included in our country’s politics before. For...

Who Profits from the Olympics?

By INDYKIDS STAFF Thousands of young people around the world dream of the glory of competing in the Olympics. Many spend their lives in training preparing for the Olympics. But are the Olympics all about athletic performance? This year 12 corporations paid a total of...

Dig Into a Hundred-Year Mystery

By PEDRO LAHOZ WOLFE Holes, by Louis Sacher Laurel-Leaf Books Holes, by Louis Sacher Holes is about a boy named Stanley. Unlike other boys, he has to go to jail, even though he did not do anything wrong. Every day the boys have to dig holes five feet deep and five...