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K-8 Mentors continue to meet with their students at Carmel elementary and middle schools

K-8 Mentors continue to meet with their students at Carmel elementary and middle schools

Michelle Hong

February 27, 2019

According to mentor and senior Cameron Clark, the K-8 mentors are continuing to meet with their assigned students every Gold Day during SRT. He said, "I joined the program because I’ve done a lot of work with like peer-facilitation and with special needs kids, like being able to help and mentor people....

Application for next year’s K-8 Mentors due late January

Application for next year’s K-8 Mentors due late January

Da-Hyun Hong

January 16, 2019

Robin Pletcher, K-8 Mentoring and AP Psychology teacher, said she is currently in the process of interviewing candidates for next year’s K-8 mentoring program. She said the application includes the completion of a rating sheet by three teachers and is usually due at the end of January. “I like to lo...

Cameron Clark, K-8 Mentor and senior, looks forward to creating relationships with mentees

Cameron Clark, K-8 Mentor and senior, looks forward to creating relationships with mentees

Da-Hyun Hong

November 25, 2018

The K-8 mentors will continue to meet with their students from the 11 Carmel elementary and middle schools, according to Robin Pletcher, AP Psychology and K-8 Mentoring teacher. Pletcher said it sometimes takes time for the mentees to get comfortable with the mentors. “It varies from kid to kid. Some of (...

K-8 Mentors look forward to mentoring younger students

K-8 Mentors look forward to mentoring younger students

Da-Hyun Hong

October 12, 2018

The K-8 Mentors will start driving out to the Carmel elementary and middle schools soon after fall break to begin building relationships with the students, according to K-8 Mentoring teacher Robin Pletcher. “I feel like (students) benefit because they are giving back to the community. They are lear...

K-8 Mentors continue two-month training process

K-8 Mentors continue two-month training process

Da-Hyun Hong

September 21, 2018

According to Robin Pletcher, K-8 Mentoring teacher and AP Psychology teacher, the students will continue learning about communication and mentor skills through their two-month training process before they meet any children from the 11 elementary and middle schools in Carmel. “I’m always changing an...