Adams City High School

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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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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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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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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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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Adams City High School YESS Program

Monday, April 17, 2017 Bullying Continued     It was a short week at ACHS with the SAT/PSAT and and PARCC tests taking place. At the beginning of the week we took some time out of our normal class period to go over the SAT test, how it is structured, why it is important, and […]

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Mar
06

YESS at ACHS

Monday, March 6, 2017 Belief Systems and Identity This week, students began a multi day lesson on beliefs and emotions. We started off the week listening to a piece of music, during which students were instructed to draw or write what they were feeling or thinking as they listened. Students then shared the drawings or […]

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Jan
21

Adams City High School

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Week Two: Introductions and MLK Jr.   YESS students had another short week at ACHS because of testing days and a practice snow delay! Even day classes had an intro to YESS on Monday and had discussions around the role of mentors and mentees in their YESS class. Classes also discussed community […]

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First Week of the Spring Semester at ACHS

This week students arrived back at school after winter break. Many of the YESS classes have lots of new faces so students had an opportunity to learn about the program and do some team building activities. Students got hear about each other’s’ winter breaks and learn a bit about their classmates through some fun games. […]

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