High School Students Talk About What It’s Like to Return – The New York Times

Back to High School,
After Missing So Much

After a year of remote education in Waterbury, Conn., students and staff members are returning with joy and anxiety. Clockwise from top left: Jaikwon Francis, Dania Gray, Ashley Moutinho, Jessinya Severino.Credit…Christopher Capozziello for The New York Times

Students missed homecoming, field trips and classes, while also handling anxiety and economic precarity. Now, they must leap into the future, with the school’s help.


WATERBURY, Conn. — This fall, there is a surreal swirl of newness and oldness in the hallways of John F. Kennedy High School: Black
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