Her friends still miss the little girl.
"[We] try to have as much fun as we can, but sometimes we can't have as much fun as we would have if she was here," Mia Awwad told WHNT.
Jaleia's friends have tried to keep her memory alive too over the past school year. They retired her student number and planted a tree in her memory. They also left messages to Jaleia on the chalkboard in her classroom, according to WHNT.