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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
March 20th- March 27th With one week until spring break the students in YESS mentoring at North are powering through their homework days and turning in work for their core classes. Not only are students focusing on getting their grades up, but Seniors are giving words of encouragement on finishing the semester strong, and how […]
It’s Essay Time! Hey, Juniors! You’ve done an amazing job so far of working on your YESS College Research sheets. They are filling up with great info about post-secondary programs you are interested in and ALL of the scholarships you are eligible to receive. Well done! Now it’s time to take the NEXT STEP! The […]
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.