The Today Show visited Kairos Academies in St. Louis, Mo., to celebrate the school’s successful mentoring program and how it has helped improve students’ mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
I am a biracial, brown-skinned, Mexican-American named after my Jewish grandpa. My parents were intentional about representing both sides of my heritage. We celebrated Hanukkah with my large extended Jewish family and Christmas with my abuelitos.
Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy teachers Amy Webb and Courtney Steggall credited Summit Learning with helping strengthen relationships with their students through virtual learning after the Milwaukee, Wis., school closed their building in the spring because of the COVID-19 pandemic.