Sep
18

YESS at Ranum Middle School

This past week we finished our Mentoring in the Community projects on Monday. Most of the posters were well thought out and all were definitely creative and colorful. Tutoring Tuesday allowed students the opportunity to catch up on some missing assignments they had in other classes. Students were focused and glad to have this extra […]

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Sep
11

YESS at West Leadership Academy

Hello! We had another excellent week at West Leadership Academy! Our week was shortened due to the Labor Day holiday on Monday but we were still able to accomplish a lot in our time together. With the holiday on Monday and Tuesday being an early release day, our YESS students started the week with peer […]

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Sep
06

YESS at Adams City High School

Start of the New Year! Adams City YESS Program is back in session! And with new leadership! My name is Erica Castro and I served at Adams City High School last year as an Americorps Colorado Youth for a Change member serving students with drop-out intervention and emotional resource services. I am so happy to […]

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Aug
28

YESS at Scott Carpenter Middle School

We’re off and rolling at Scott Carpenter! Over the summer, I was able to move to a lovely new classroom and the kids are loving the new space. In our time together, we’ve already accomplished many things: Learning names, refining classroom procedures, practicing mindful breathing, and more! Take a look below to see what we’ve […]

By YESS Institute | Blog . Education . Scott Carpenter MS
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Aug
21

YESS at Shaw Heights Middle School

  Welcome back! We have returned to Shaw Heights for the 2017-2018 school year and we could not be more excited for the year ahead. We had so many former mentees come back this year to serve as mentors, and I know we have a strong group of leaders ready to help out! I have […]

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May
23

YESS at Shaw Heights Middle School

What a week! I cannot put into words how proud I am of our YESS scholars and the support they showed one another during our end of year celebration last week. We had such a great turn out, and every one who came did a wonderful job of supporting those who were speaking. Our Shaw […]

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May
23

College and Career Corner

Summer Bridge Opportunities! Hey, Seniors! Some of you are a mere 24 hours from graduating high school. Congratulations!    The adventure is JUST BEGINNING!  As we’ve discussed, your transition to college will be an exciting AND challenging one. College is VERY different from high school (YAY!) and will provide you many opportunities to use your […]

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May
23

YESS at West Leadership Academy

 Quarter 4 Week 7: The Emotional Trolls Posted on May 22, 2017by Event Horizon @ West Leadership Academy “It’s the end of the road as we know it. And I feel fine!”  ~ R.E.M. So we are all feeling the summer bug. Many students are stepping up and concluding the year as best they can. Others […]

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May
23

YESS at Adams City

  Congratulations Graduates! It was the last week of school before finals at ACHS. Students had extra time to complete missing work and study for their finals in their YESS classes. This week students learned about resumes and cover letters. Students had the opportunity to critique several resumes and discuss what they should and should […]

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YESS at Scott Carpenter Middle School

May 15th – 19th This week didn’t feel like a typical, five-day week! It flew by! We had our final Mentor/Mentee Monday and discussed ways to end the year on a positive note. The mentors decided we should have a waffle party and they’re looking forward to their treats. Later, we continued the fine tradition […]

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