May
17

YESS at Adams City High School

It was a busy week at ACHS with the end of the year celebration and the last week of high school for seniors! Congratulations to Grace Elia for receiving one of the YESS scholarships that was awarded at the year end event. Also, congratulations to Destiny and Brandon, who received mentor and mentee of the […]

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YESS College and Career Corner

Hey, Juniors! Are you ready to STAND OUT as a college applicant?! Now that you are ALMOST Seniors, it’s time to make a college application prep plan for your SUMMER! Remember our conversations with your current Senior classmates…They expressed wishing they’d done some prep work for Senior fall during the summer after their Junior Year. […]

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YESS at West Leadership Academy

Quarter 4 Week 6: Hot Buttons and Triggers Posted on May 15, 2017by Event Horizon @ West Leadership Academy The end of the year is upon us and there is so much to be taken care. Students are restless, but most are pushing through to the end of the school year. This week students began to […]

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May
16

YESS at Shaw Heights

Love Thyself Brainstorming about LOVE! This past week we transitioned from speaking about stress to a discussion centered around self-love. We were excited to try a new lesson from the newest YESS curriculum entitled, “Love Thyself.” This lesson fit in perfectly with our talks last week about the power of visualization and positive affirmations when […]

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May
16

YESS at Scott Carpenter Middle School

 Monday, May 15, 2017 May 8th – 12th Geyonni’s using her tutoring time to earn a score 4 in Science! It’s hard to believe we’re wrapping up another year of YESS at Scott Carpenter! This week, we worked hard on many tasks. Monday was devoted to finalizing plans for our End of Year event, which […]

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May
10

YESS Institute at Adams City High School

College This week at ACHS juniors and seniors had the opportunity to work with Emily on college navigation for the last time this semester. In class, we began a our short unit on college and post secondary education. Students discussed questions and fears they had about going to college. Students then broke into groups where […]

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May
10

YESS Institute at West Leadership Academy

There are now 4 weeks remaining to the school year. The students are in a weird combination of motivated yet lethargic. There is something that throws off all students by having state testing occur a month before school ends. So although the students are excited to end the year strong, they are also comfortably close […]

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May
10

YESS at Scott Carpenter Middle School

The goal of this week was to recruit mentors for next year. I’m extremely pleased with the way our mentors spoke about the program and included their favorite things about the class. As I eavesdropped, I heard them mention everything from being able to help another student, maintaining their own good academic standing, food (naturally), […]

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May
10

YESS Institute at Shaw Heights

This past week in YESS we continued our talks about the future in discussing stress and the ways it can affect us. So many of our scholars have been feeling stressed lately, with PARCC  and CMAS testing and the end of the year now fast approaching. Mentors and mentees alike are working hard to ensure […]

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May
03

YESS at North High School

This week was a very busy week for YESS students. This week students continued to work on learning about credit and debt, how to budget and save for things they want, and also learned about investing. We discussed how loan programs can have higher interest rates because of ethnicity and race. On Wednesday, the YESS […]

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