Connecting youth mentors needed for children in grades 5-12

Connecting Youth Mentoring serves 5th through 12th graders at Shelburne, Williston and Hinesburg Community Schools, Charlotte Central School and Champlain Valley Union High School who would like a little extra adult attention in their lives. Volunteers and student mentees spend a regularly scheduled hour together each week while school is in session at the middle… Read More »

Connecting Youth Mentoring program creates folk art for Town Offices

Connecting Youth Mentoring program creates folk art for Town Offices

On Thursday, April 6, a new art installation was unveiled in Town Administrator Ann Janda’s office on the second floor of the Town Office Building. Students in the Shelburne Community School’s Connecting Youth Mentoring program created the artwork. Under the guidance of SCS CY mentor and artist Elizabeth Archangeli, each mentor-mentee pair was provided with… Read More »

Thank you to my Connecting Youth mentor

Thank you to my Connecting Youth mentor

by CVU freshman Jessica Ke Thank you, Christine Lloyd-Newberry, for being my mentor since 5th grade (four years ago). I love how you are always super nice and caring. I enjoy spending time with you every week and having someone to talk to. You have always pushed me to be a better person and allowed me… Read More »

CVU expands Connecting Youth Mentoring Program

Since the start of the new school year, mentoring coordinator Amanda Payne has been working hard to launch an expansion of the Connecting Youth Mentoring Program at Champlain Valley Union High School. CY is a community-based organization whose mission is to promote a culture that develops in youth the power and conviction to make healthy… Read More »

Mentors needed for school Connecting Youth program

Mentors needed for school Connecting Youth program

Shelburne Community School CY Mentor and music teacher, Diana Burritt, and her mentee, eighth-grader Kaytlyn Young, greet each other at the start of the school year. Burritt and Young are enjoying their third year together in the SCS CY Mentoring Program. Courtesy photoWould you enjoy sitting down with a ten-year-old friend and playing a card… Read More »

Youth mentors needed at Shelburne Community School

To the Editor: The Connecting Youth Mentoring Program at Shelburne Community School is looking for community members to become volunteer mentors to students who would benefit from the friendship of an additional adult in their life. Mentors and mentee pairs meet weekly at the school during the school day for about 45 minutes. Our mentoring… Read More »

Special celebration of mentoring collaboration for area youth

Special celebration of mentoring collaboration for area youth

The Chittenden County Mentoring Network (CCMN) hosted an appreciation event for mentors and supporters of the local youth mentoring community at Arts Riot on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Nearly 100 local volunteer mentors gathered together to celebrate mentoring and network with their colleagues in a relaxing setting. The event was sponsored by the United Way of… Read More »

Volunteer mentors needed at Shelburne Community School

Shelburne Community School is actively recruiting mentors for both of its mentoring programs. Everybody Wins!, a state-wide literacy-based mentoring program, matches adults with students in grades 2-4. Pairs meet Tuesday or Wednesday midday for a power-hour lunch of reading and fun.  The goal is to increase love of literacy. Connecting Youth, a district-wide, relationship-based mentoring program,… Read More »

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