A news site for young people across New York State up to 14 years old.

Young Voices of New York

  • Fun at the Rochester Lilac Festival

    Fun at the Rochester Lilac Festival

    Kristina Fisher, 10, Webster

    June 13, 2017

      One of Rochester’s most fun festivals is the Lilac festival, which occurs every year in May! The Lilac festival is a festival that showcases A bunch of lilac bushes that are in a park called Highland Park! It is amazing to see so many lilacs in person. There are 1200 lilac bushes in Highland ...

  • Food Styling

    Food Styling

    Aimee Quinlan, 11, Valley Stream

    May 30, 2017

    You’re watching a commercial for a restaurant. The food looks so perfect! You suddenly get a huge craving to go to that restaurant. But when you get there, the food looks nothing like it did on the advertisement. So what makes the food look so good on the commercial? My class participated in...

    Gary J. Cichowski / The Chronicle Food stylist Christine Jackson demonstrates how she uses tweezers to place sesame seeds on top of a hamburger bun.

  • Beauty and the Beast – the movie

    Beauty and the Beast – the movie

    Kristina Fisher, 10, Webster

    May 9, 2017

    The new version of Beauty and the Beast is a great movie for children. It is even better than the cartoon version because it gives more detail about this amazing story and it also makes it look so much more real with real actors. One of my thoughts on this movie is that there is a very good theme...

  • Making Bombs For Hitler

    Making Bombs For Hitler

    Emily Nothdurft, 10, Valley Stream

    April 18, 2017

    I would recommend the book Making Bombs For Hitler to kids 9 and up. It is a book that tells about the real life struggle of World War II and the Nazis. In the book a young 10-year-old Ukrainian girl, named Lida is captured by the Germans, as well as her much younger sister Larissa. They are gath...

  • Where The Mountain Meets The Moon

    Where The Mountain Meets The Moon

    Ava Kreutziger, 10, New York

    April 11, 2017

    "Where the Mountain Meets the Moon", by Grace Lin, is a wonderful book that takes place in a small, poor town in China called Fruitless Mountain.   All the villagers were tired of rain. Jade Dragon, who rules all of the clouds, became so mad at their complaints that he stopped the rain so that the...

Fun at the Rochester Lilac Festival

Fun at the Rochester Lilac Festival

Kristina Fisher, 10, Webster

  One of Rochester’s most fun festivals is the Lilac festival, which occurs every year in May! The Lilac festival is a festival that showcases A bunch of lilac bush...

June 13, 2017No Comments

Student Council Albany Trip

Student Council Albany Trip

Luke Lopez, 11, Valley Stream

This May I went to Albany with the Student Council of my school. Our Student Council raises money for charities and plans fun activities for the students. When the stud...

June 2, 20171 Comment

Food Styling

Food Styling

Aimee Quinlan, 11, Valley Stream

You’re watching a commercial for a restaurant. The food looks so perfect! You suddenly get a huge craving to go to that restaurant. But when you get there, the food looks...

May 30, 201714 Comments

  • Beauty and the Beast – the movie May 9, 2017
  • All County Music Festival April 2, 2017
  • Dissecting March 21, 2017
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Egyptian Exhibit March 21, 2017

View All »

Advertisement

The Flashback Four: The Titanic Mission

The Flashback Four: The Titanic Mission

Cliff Cadet, 10, Valley Stream

"Flashback Four: Titanic Mission" by Dan Gutman, is about how four teens,  Luke, Julia, David, and Isabel, go back in time to snap pictures of historical things. One time they went to get a picture of Abraham Lincoln...

June 19, 2017No Comments

Ronit and Jamil

Ronit and Jamil

Asha Gajraj, 10, Valley Stream

Do you know the love story of "Romeo and Juliet" by William Shakespeare? Well, “Ronit and Jamil” is a love story by Pamela L. Lastin about two teenagers in different areas in a war. Ronit is an Israeli girl and Jamil is a Pale...

June 19, 2017No Comments

  • Bridget Wilder Spy in Training June 13, 2017
  • Stick Cat: Cats in the City June 13, 2017
  • Hello Universe June 6, 2017
  • Invisible Emmie June 6, 2017

View All »

A news site for young people across New York State up to 14 years old.
A news site for young people across New York State up to 14 years old.