With his leadership role on the team and his job at the supermarket, Keshawn Scott is thinking of others before he thinks of himself. An example: A blind man walked into the store in early November. Scott then took action.
It’s another layer of the “tremendous stress” faced by administrators and educators navigating the pandemic, said Dan Domenech, executive director of AASA, the nation’s leading school superintendents association.
The pandemic has made it difficult to have fundraisers. Lepanto Elementary School’s main Christmas present fundraiser is Winterfest. The event was canceled because of COVID-19, but they’re not letting that stop them from making sure holiday cheer is spread.
According to a recent report, the Hoxie School District has 103 new cases of COVID-19 within its district’s population. Superintendent Kelly Gillham says that number is concerning, but it can be misleading.