Oct
30

YESS at Ranum

Hello and welcome back to the Weekly Ranum! On mentor Monday I had the mentors create a TRUST acronym for them and their mentees. They were also in charge of rating on a scale of 1-10 how much they trust their mentee and how much they believe their mentee trusts them. They had to explain […]

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Oct
23

YESS at WEST

West Leadership Weekly Round Up: October 16th – 20th Hello! A brainy week here at West Leadership as we continue to work on our Healthy Relationships unit – this week discussing the brain and emotional intelligence. This week we started a new unit over the brain and it’s functions – discussing how our brain develops […]

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Oct
16

YESS at Adams City High School

Half Week of Midterm Madness Last week in the ACHS room consisted of a tutoring marathon! My mentor leaders have been selected and hired and last week they were not only announced but thrown into their new roles. We only had a half week because of Fall Break and that meant … dun dun dun… […]

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Oct
09

YESS at Scott Carpenter Middle School

October 2nd – 6th Last week, we dedicated our time to trust: What is it? What builds it? What breaks it? Because our Community Reach teacher was absent on Monday, we moved our tutoring day up and worked hard on our core classes. On Tuesday, we completed the People of My World lesson and utilized […]

By YESS Institute | Blog . Education . Scott Carpenter MS
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Oct
02

YESS at Shaw Heights Middle School

Speed Matching! We did it–we matched our mentors with mentees! What an exciting week it was for us as we worked through the process of “speed matching” so that every mentor could speak with every mentee, and vice versa. We had interview sheets and a round-robin circle set-up and we asked the mentees to rotate […]

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Sep
25

YESS at North High School

Sept. 18th-22nd Monday was the start of Spirit Week here at North for homecoming no Saturday.  In class, we spent time talking about culture and our own cultural identity.  Students made their own cultural identity posters.  I was intrigued by one students below, because I had never heard the country he was from and his […]

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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 […]

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