Concord 5th grader stays up late to interview Democratic candidates

If you or any of your colleagues are planning to attend the Democratic debate at Dartmouthnext Wednesday, look out for a smart young reporter in a bright red shirt! Scholastic News Kid Reporter Hana Knowles will report on the debate from the press file room, where she’ll be writing about the experience for, as well as collecting questions for the candidates from kids online across the country. After that, she will brave the spin room for some answers.

Hana is a fifth-grader at Beaver Meadow in Concord. She loves to read and is interested in exploring a career as a reporter. Please let me know if you’d like to talk to Hana before or after the debate , or to find out more about what Scholastic is doing to help students learn about the electoral process and what it means to live in a democracy

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