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Memorable M&Ms Moments

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Frank J. Carasiti Elementary School students have the chance to establish and maintain a network of support as well as develop valuable social skills through participation in the building’s Mentors and Mentees program.

The M&Ms program brings together volunteer staff members and students on a weekly basis. During this time, the pairs engage in games and recreational activities that carry the goal of improving self-esteem and fostering self-expression.

As part of National Mentoring Month, the mentees recently took time to celebrate their mentors during a winter event. The pairs came together to enjoy lunch and complete a winter craft for the special occasion.

“Our winter celebration was a time to get together and say thank you to our wonderful volunteers during National Mentoring Month,” said Jamie Adamski, school student assistance counselor and M&Ms program coordinator. “We have seen the positive impact made by these dedicated individuals, and it is so rewarding to watch the bonds between the pairs develop throughout the year.”

Thursday, June 27, 2019   |  District Home