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Feeling Like Royalty At A Presidential Ball

Feeling Like Royalty At A Presidential Ball

By Khloe Krizek Junior Reporter Youth Journalism International ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, U.S.A. – I felt like a princess at my first-ever formal ball. youthjournalism.org Khloe Krizek Held last Saturday, it was the Youth Presidential Inaugural Ball at the Crystal City Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.There were a lot of kids dressed up, and that’s unusual for most kids. When we arrived, we found a table and listened to the invocation and welcoming remarks. Then we had a nice dinner of chicken and mashed potatoes … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alexandria, Khloe Krizek, U.S.A., Virginia

Taliban’s Attack On Teen Girl ‘Unbelievable’

Taliban’s Attack On Teen Girl ‘Unbelievable’

By Tamar Gorgadze Junior Reporter Youth Journalism International LORTON, Virginia, U.S.A. – When first reading the news about Malala Yousafazi, all I could do was ponder on about millions of other girls worldwide who have tried to be as courageous as her and instead of being respected and honored for making a positive impact in their country, they have been treated unfairly and cruelly. Last week, the Taliban hunted down this proponent of girls’ education who is just 14, … Read entire article »

Filed under: education, Lorton, Malala Yousafzai, Pakistan, Taliban, Tamar Gorgadze, U.S.A., Virginia

How The World’s Youth Celebrate Earth Day

How The World’s Youth Celebrate Earth Day

By Youth Journalism International Young people around the globe who observe Earth Day shut off appliances, plant trees and try to convince others of the importance of taking care of the planet. As a lover of natural beauty, Maryam Saeed, 15, a student at Crescent Model Higher Secondary School in Lahore, Pakistan, said Earth Day is everything to her. Earth Day 2012 While every day can be celebrated as Earth Day, Saeed said, it’s still good to set one … Read entire article »

Filed under: Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Connecticut, Earth Day, Earth Day 2012, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, South Africa, South Korea, Texas, the Netherlands, Tunisia, U.S.A., Uganda, Virginia

A Virginia Christmas Tree

A Virginia Christmas Tree

Tamar Gorgadze / youthjournalism.org        Reporter Tamar Gorgadze shares  this  photo of        her family Christmas tree in Loron, Virginia, U.S.A.  … Read entire article »

Filed under: Christmas, Christmas Around the World, Holidays, Lorton, Tamar Gorgadze, Virginia