A BLOCK: When it comes to doing charitable work – you’re never too young. And as Ava reports, there’s a teen in California who’s proving that in a very big way. Kenan Pala started the non-profit organization, Kids4Community, when we was just 11 years old.
B Block: For more than a hundred years, if you were a boy – you could join the Boy Scouts. And if you were a girl, you could join the Girl Scouts. But that’s now changing. Girls are being allowed to join Boy Scout troops. Our “Speak of the Week” question asks is that a good or bad idea?. CC: SOCIAL STUDIES
Sebastian tells us about the ironic original meaning of the word bully. CC: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
C Block: Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed with all the work you have to do for school? Well, Christin’s got a “Make the Grade” tip that may make your homework a bit more enjoyable.
Shane tells us about a Wacky Law that outlaws kissing in a California town. CC: SOCIAL STUDIES
Matt’s got a “Baseball Fact” about perfect games.
Kristina tells us about research that shows that art could help you de-stress.
Speeding is never a good idea, that’s why the national Road Safety Foundation has this important reminder. CC: HEALTH
D Block: We’re working on a series of stories about the dangers of smoking and using other forms of tobacco. Emily has this overview report. CC: HEALTH
Want to venture a guess why Arizona would like to be your valentine? Eric gets to the “heart” of the matter in this week’s “Flag Facts”. CC: HISTORY
In WORD! you can test your knowledge of the words: debacle; dilate; and dire. CC: ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
E Block: Olivia’s “Jordan Journal” takes us the Amman, the country’s capital. CC: GEOGRAPHY