Daily news and current events for kids—
from Scholastic News Online®


August 22, 2017

Eyes on the Skies

Millions of people watched the Great American Eclipse, the first total solar eclipse to cross the entire U.S. in almost a century.

more news

August 17, 2017

Standing Up to Hate

A gathering of hate groups in Virginia sparks violence.
August 9, 2017

Inside Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

A Broadway musical serves up delicious treats.

news for kids by kids

Baby Steps Toward Survival

Meet two small animals making a big difference.

Scholastic News


video highlights

Watch Video
Solar Impulse Test Flight

Scholastic News takes to the skies to check out the first solar-powered plane.

Watch Video
Sketch a Figure

Scholastic ART magazine demonstrates how to draw human figures.

Watch Video
Exploring Mars

Scholastic News magazine attempts to uncover the secrets of the Red Planet.

Watch Video
Dog Mayor

A video about a dog, who has been elected a town’s mayor