Nick News Story Archive

Kids Collect Holiday Toys for Other Kids

  “It’s an opportunity to share all the things that we’ve been blessed with,” said Sadie Wright, a student at Fairhope Middle School in Fairhope, Alabama.   Sadie and her classmates reportedly collected more than

‘Innocent Children in School Have No Place in Horror Such as This’

  That was the reaction of 17-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, to the terrorist attack on a school in her homeland of Pakistan.   The attackers were members of a Muslim extremist group

Congress Messes With Your Lunch

  How’s the food in your school’s cafeteria?   A little salty?   Well, if it is, don’t look to Washington, D.C., for something more edible.   According to the New York Times, Time Magazine

A “no guns” sign

Two Years After Connecticut School Shootings, Anger, Sadness and Remembrance

  Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is angry.   And her anger is directed at many of the men and women who were once her co-workers in Congress.   What is she angry about?  

This photograph shows a meteor streaking across the sky near Victorville, California, during the 2009 Geminid meteor shower.

Last Major Meteor Shower of 2014 Peaks This Weekend

  The last meteor shower of the year was expected to peak late Saturday night and early Sunday morning.   It’s the Geminid meteor shower.   And at its peak, you might see as many

The Story of Hanukkah

  “A great miracle happened here.”   The Hebrew words for that sentence are “nes gahdol hayah shahm.”   And you’ll find the first letter of each of those Hebrew words on the dreidel —

Winter Is Almost Here

  This year, the coldest season of the year in the Northern Hemisphere officially begins on Sunday, December 21 at 6:03 p.m. Eastern Standard Time   (That’s 5:03 p.m. in Chicago and Houston, 4:03 p.m.

A holiday card showing a sheep wearing a sweater

A Yarn About a Sheep in a Christmas Sweater

    Margaret Vazquez says Gage is like a son to her – albeit a very woolly son with hooves.   “He’s my baby,” she told KMTV, one of the TV stations in her hometown

Nobel Peace Prize Winners Speak Out for Kids’ Rights

  “We are here to tell children, especially, that you need to stand up,” Malala Yousafzai said, according to the New York Times. “You need to speak up for your rights. It is you who

Bullied for Being Different, California Kid Takes His Own Life

    “He was always so happy,” 13-year-old Hunter Reed told Sacramento, California, TV station KTXL, “like the happiest person I ever met.”   That’s how Hunter remembers his friend, 12-year-old Ronin Shimuzu.   “He