As January is National Mentoring Month, K-8 mentoring presents benefits for both mentees, mentors

Seniors Brandon Teater, Gabe Quigley, Michael Uhrig and Cassidy Eckstein (left to right) play a board game that they play with their mentees during the K-8 Mentor SRT. Eckstein said the mentor experience has humbled her and opened her eyes to the struggles those around her face.

Hannah Gretz

January 23, 2020

Each year in January since 2002, the Harvard School of Public Health has led a National Mentoring Month. Over the past 18 years, this campaign has developed to promote mentoring, specifically in youth, in the United States. Officially defined as the act of advising or training, the role of the mentor is extr...

K-8 Mentoring continues training


September 21, 2011

Students in the K-8 Mentoring class are learning how to work with students in need of help, according Robin Pletcher, K-8 instructor and social studies teacher. “(The students) learn to work on communication skills; they work on listening skills; they work on patience,” Pletcher said. Juniors...

Applications for K-8 Mentoring due Jan. 28


January 23, 2011

Any students interested in the K-8 Mentoring program should pick up an application from room E216. Applications are due Jan. 28 to social studies teacher Robin Pletcher. The class meets every Gold Day during sixth and seventh period. Students will be developing relationships with children who are...