The Scholastic Kid Reporters program is accepting applications for its 2010-2011 Press Corps. In case you’re wondering, the Scholastic Kid Press Corp is a nationwide group of about 50 kids, ages 10-14, who cover current events and hometown news, from a kids perspective.
In the past, Scholastic Kid Reporters have interviewed presidents and first ladies, celebrities, sports figures, zoologists, museum curators, and more. Articles are published on the Kids Press Corps homepage, Scholastic News Online, and in scholastic classroom magazines.
To apply, your child must be age 10 by November 1, 2010, have a desire to be a journalist, and complete the application requirements, including an essay and story ideas. Applications must be postmarked by October 12, 2010.