Kira White

Kira White
Kira White (they/them/theirs) was born and raised in northern New Jersey and moved to Pennsylvania to attend Swarthmore College. They completed two years of AmeriCorps service in Philadelphia Public Schools before going to graduate school at the University of Pennsylvania to study social work and public health. Kira joined Shipley in 2020 as the Upper School Counselor and is a member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Outside of work, Kira can often be found in the ceramics studio or helping stray animals find happy homes.

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Supporting your Child’s Well-Being During Back to School Season

Posted by Kira White on Oct 5, 2021 11:30:00 AM

For many of us, the beginning of this school year has marked a return to routines and structures that we have been missing since March of 2020. Mixed in with the excitement of getting our students back onto school buses and soccer fields is worry: worry about how the pandemic has impacted our children and how those impacts will show up in their daily lives. As we work tirelessly to protect the physical health of students, there are steps that parents and guardians can take now to help support mental well-being in their children.

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Topics: Back to School, Parenting, Well-being

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