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December 2016

Mentors Make a Difference

in 2016-17 School Year/Mentoring

January is National Mentor Month

By Wendy Freundlich

Every year in January, communities across the United States celebrate National Mentoring Month. Mentors are positive role models. They are community volunteers who help support youth. Mentors let our children know that an extra adult cares about them, listens to them and is there for them through the challenging years of late childhood through adolescence and beyond. By providing consistency, leadership and guidance, mentors help inspire young people to set high goals and work to follow their dreams.

Girls/Boyz First mentor pairs enjoyed pie baking at NECI recently.

Mentoring is a research-based, effective approach to helping youth overcome social, academic and economic challenges and is a common sense approach to resiliency-building skill development.  Mentoring is also cost effective for communities. Keep Reading

No Strings Marionette Co

in 2016-17 School Year/Arts
Rumney students performed with No Strings Marionette Company for the culmination of a three-week artist residency, December first.

The Tempest

in 2016-17 School Year/Theater

“We are such stuff as dreams are made on…”

In early November, Stage 32 presented The Tempest, by William Shakespeare, a tale of magical possibilities, the choice between revenge and forgiveness and the powerful healing of love.

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