About the Reporting Labs
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs are classrooms, after-school programs and clubs around the country producing original, inspiring reports about how national and global issues affect local communities.
West Ranch High School, Stevenson Ranch, CA
After growing up amid violence in the Middle East, Rojie Malki Hajjar had to learn how to become a regular American teenager.
Produced by Moriah Hayes, Callie Thompson, Connor Williams and Matthew Yahata, students of West Ranch High School in Stevenson Ranch, California. Instruction provided by SRL Connected Educator Jennifer Overdevest. Mentor support provided by Jordan Vesey of the PBS NewsHour.
See the full series: New Americans: immigration, identity and community through the eyes of teenagers