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Current Schools

The YESS mentoring program currently operates in three Denver Public High Schools: Abraham Lincoln, North, and West High School and three Adams 50 Middle Schools: Ranum, Scott Carpenter, and Shaw Heights.



Lincoln High School

      YESS peer mentoring program has been successful in breaking the negative cycle of poverty, dropout and violence to a positive cycle of leadership development, civic engagement and academic excellence in Abraham Lincoln High School. The success has been evident by the testimonials of our past mentees and mentors. YESS mentoring helped Jackie to break …

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North Pizza Party 2013

North High School

This is the third year of YESS Mentoring at North High School.  This year the  YESS Program is offered to students on North's main campus as a traditional cross-age peer mentoring class and to students enrolled in North's Engagement center as a peer support community. For the 2013-2014 school year YESS is serving over 90 …

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West High School

The YESS Program is off to another great start at West High School! YESS is integrated into both West Generations (9th and 10th graders) and West Legacy (11th and 12th graders). Two YESS classes at YESS are practicing the traditional peer-mentoring model with Legacy students serving as mentors to Generations students. A third YESS class …

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