It was a short week but somehow it felt full. We started with an activity called speed matching. Speed matching was a chance for every mentor to meet every mentee and vice versa. Students were given some generic questions but also had the freedom to ask whatever they may have wanted to know about the […]
We are so excited to be back underway with the YESS program at Shaw Heights Middle School. So many of our scholars have returned to YESS for our third year of programming at Shaw Heights. How wonderful it is to see so much pride and ownership from our mentors! Our year has started off with […]
The school year ends with dozens of students graduating high school, 7 scores of 8th graders going through commencement, and the remaining students gleefully await their summer vacation. But before the year ended the students reflected on their year and their life by creating masks which represent their authentic self. The goal of the mask […]
It has been a crazy last couple of weeks here at Ranum. There were a lot of celebrations, awards, field trips, and of course, reminiscing. We spent a lot of time going through past projects and reflecting on how they helped shape us this school year. Many of these projects were taken home by students […]
Well here we are, the month of March! Our mentors here at Lincoln are really trying to cram work on their mentees. The month of March and the first couple of weeks of April are going to be hectic here due to all the big tests coming up. Getting the students’ grades up and getting ready for testing is our main priority here at Lincoln this month.