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One Week Left!

June 13, 2022

The deadline for entering the TFK Kid Reporter Contest is just one week away. TFK editors will choose 10 talented students as TFK Kid Reporters for the 2022–2023 school year. Would you like to report for our magazines and website?…

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Contest Countdown

June 8, 2022

There are less than two weeks left to enter the TFK Kid Reporter Contest for a chance to report for our magazines and website. TFK editors will choose 10 talented students as TFK Kid Reporters for the 2022–2023 school year.…

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History

The History of Memorial Day

May 27, 2022

This story was originally published on May 25, 2018. It was updated on May 27, 2022. Technically, summer doesn’t start until June 20. But many people consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start of the season. This year, we…

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Sports

TFK Goes to an All-Girls Chess Championship

May 25, 2022

The KCF All-Girls National Chess Championship took place April 22 to 24 in Chicago, Illinois. This contest has been running for 17 years. This year, it attracted about 400 competitors from all over the United States. The championship has six…

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Spreading Joy

April 22, 2022

“Believe in yourself.” “It’s okay to be different.” “If you’re feeling up high and unbalanced, think of groundhogs.” These are a few of the encouraging messages and words of wisdom callers hear when they dial the PepToc Hotline. It’s part…

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Animals

Panda Party

April 22, 2022

Giant-panda cub Xiao Qi Ji (right) and its mother, Mei Xiang, enjoy a fruity ice cake at Smithsonian’s National Zoo, in Washington, D.C., on April 16. That day …

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Be a TFK Kid Reporter

April 22, 2022

Do you dream of being a reporter? Enter the TFK Kid Reporter Contest for a chance to report for our magazines and website. TFK editors will choose 10 talented students as TFK Kid Reporters for the 2022–2023 school year. To…

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Government

8 Questions for Miguel Cardona

April 22, 2022

To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week (May 2–6), TFK Kid Reporter Ethan Zhang spoke with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, in Washington, D.C. 1. What role does a teacher play in a kid’s life? Teachers shape lives. Yes, they teach…

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Government

Jackson Confirmed

April 15, 2022

On April 7, the United States Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. The vote was 53–47. All 50 Democrats backed Jackson, along with three Republicans. She will replace Justice Stephen Breyer, who plans to retire this…

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Be a TFK Kid Reporter

April 15, 2022

Do you dream of being a reporter? Enter the TFK Kid Reporter Contest for a chance to report for our magazines and website. TFK editors will choose 10 talented students as TFK Kid Reporters for the 2022–2023 school year. To…

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