ASHLAND, Ore. -- Ashland Middle School students adopted their own classmate during as their Sparrow this month.
Kaya Snyder is a 7th grader at the middle school. Along with dealing with middle school, she's the new girl. On top of that, she's also battling a lifelong battle against a rare kidney disease.
This month Kaya was adopted by her classmates at the middle school as their Sparrow.
She said, "Thank you so much, you guys are so awesome. Thanks for all the support.
By adopting Kaya as their sparrow, the students are pledging to do community support to raise money for her.