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The Scholastic Kids Press Corps is a team of about 50 Kid Reporters around the nation.  The interactive site brings daily news to life with reporting for kids, by kids.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of Latino contributions and culture in America. Scholastic Kid Reporters have been interviewing leaders around the nation for a view of what their Hispanic heritage means to them. From journalists to judges to writers and artists, each person has a unique and interesting story to tell. Check back often as the Kid Reporters add more stories to this list!

Articles

Celebrating My Quinciañera
Celebrating My Quinciañera
by Lya Ferreyra
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September24,2009
The first thing that comes to mind when I hear the word quinciañera is wearing a puffy dress resembling a pastry, making an entrance down fog-engulfed stairs, and dancing arm in arm with your father in public.
Young Artist
Young Artist
by Brittney Sheena and Michelle Sheena
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September23,2009
Imagine entering the annual Scholastic Writing and Art Awards, winning a Gold Key at the national level, and then being asked to illustrate the poster for national Hispanic Heritage Month!
Young Swimming Champion
Young Swimming Champion
by Shelby Fallin
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September23,2009
If you take a look at 8-year-old Celismar Guzman, she doesn't seem at all formidable. That is until you see her in the water.
Dolores Huerta Still at Work
Dolores Huerta Still at Work
by Daniel Wetter
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September18,2009
Dolores Huerta is a 79-year-old great-grandmother who helped found the United Farm Workers (UFW) in the 1960s.
La Raza President, Janet Murguia
La Raza President, Janet Murguia
by Jacob Schroeder
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September18,2009
Hispanic Heritage Month is a great time to promote civil rights and to appreciate the many Hispanic characteristics that have become an important part of the American culture.
Author Pam Muñoz Ryan
Author Pam Muñoz Ryan
by Anjali Bhat
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September18,2009
When author Pam Muñoz Ryan was growing up, there was no Hispanic Heritage Month. The month-long commemoration received federal recognition in 1988, when Ryan was 37. It has grown in popularity since.
A Journey About to Begin
A Journey About to Begin
by Anjali Bhat
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September18,2009
Paint the Wind is a heartwarming adventure story about a young girl's self-discovery.
Hispanic Heritage is Home
Hispanic Heritage is Home
by Daniela Bond
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September15,2009
For Florida, the annual celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month is especially important. The Sunshine State is home of the first permanent Spanish settlement in America, St. Augustine.
Selena Gomez The Role Model
Selena Gomez The Role Model
by Grace Choi
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September15,2009
It was the very last day on the set. Actress and singer Selena Gomez was finishing up her role as Beezus in the upcoming feature movie Ramona and Beezus when she sat down to talk to this Scholastic Kid Reporter.
CBS Anchor Maggie Rodriguez
CBS Anchor Maggie Rodriguez
by Gopa Praturi
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | September15,2009
During her busy morning schedule, Maggie Rodriguez, the anchor of The Early Show on CBS, talked about her job to a budding young journalist: Kid Reporter Gopa Praturi.
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