The Clash at Charlottesville

The Clash at Charlottesville

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 14 and SOPHIA ROTHMAN, age 14 Candlelight vigil held on August 13 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to show solidarity with the counterprotestors who took a stand against hate in Charlottesville. Flickr / Fibonacci Blue On August 11, groups of...
Trump Came Along on My Summer Vacation

Trump Came Along on My Summer Vacation

By Eleanor Hedges Duroy, age 14 Summer came and so did the prospect of returning to Europe to visit my family. Before I left home in Ohio, my peers from across the political spectrum, warned me to “make it back in one piece.” Perhaps they were thinking about fear that...
Getting Wild With Arctic Foxes

Getting Wild With Arctic Foxes

By Bianca Bantum, age 8 Arctic foxes are mammals that live in the arctic tundra. They are canines like wolves, coyotes and dogs. Arctic foxes have fur that changes with the different seasons. In the winter, they turn white or blue-grey to blend in with the...

Meet IndyKids Reporter Lorelei Crean

By Perry Tran, age 15 Lorelei Crean, age 9, became an IndyKids reporter in July. Perry Tran: Why did you choose to write for IndyKids? Lorelei Crean: I wanted to work on my writing and perhaps get published. Was it your own decision to become an IndyKids reporter? Yes...
Someday You Could be an Astronomer like Dr. Allyson Sheffield

Someday You Could be an Astronomer like Dr. Allyson Sheffield

By IndyKids Staff Dr. Allyson Sheffield is a professor and researcher in the field of astronomy.  On August 21, she hosted a solar eclipse viewing party at LaGuardia Community College. IndyKids: How would you describe your job? Allyson Sheffield: First, it’s awesome!...