The Forgotten Street Steps of the Bronx

By SOPHIA ROTHMAN, age 10 The Bronx is New York City’s hilliest borough and many of the 20 or so public staircases have been in existence for more than 80 years. PHOTO: Miss Kassaundra While Paris and San Francisco celebrate their public staircases, the many...

Someday, you could be a Lead Trainer, just like Jenny Deida

By ALEXIA ALMONTE, age 13 Revolutionary Fitness Lead Trainer, Jenny Deida. PHOTO: Judi Cheng Have you ever thought about what it would be like to have a job helping others work out and stay healthy? Jenny Deida is a lead trainer and development director at...

"Oversized Drinks Equal Oversized People"

By Zipporah Cruz, age 10 Various beverage sizes at a 7-11 convenience store. This article’s headline comes from a statement made by its author at an IndyKids editorial meeting. The New York City Board of Health has recently approved a ban on oversized drinks. This ban...

What Killed King Tut?

Photo: Flickr, ironmanixs Although the cause of Egypt’s King Tutankhamun’s death is unclear, recent findings show that he had malaria when he died at 19. Malaria is a disease transmitted by mosquitoes that can cause death. Scientists in Egypt recently extracted...