Lynden High School, March 2020

Stories to share: It’s been an interesting month.  Before school closed, I had a fun time facilitating an unusual meeting with a mentor and student.  The mentor had health concerns and didn’t think it was wise to come to school, but really wanted to...
Lynden High School–February 2020

Lynden High School–February 2020

Stories to share: It’s a two-way street when people have authentic relationships. Often we talk about how mentors support and care for students, but students also learn to care for their mentors, as I saw in a couple of situations this month.  One Mentor’s mom was in...

Youth Mental Health First Aid Classes for Mentors

Two identical sessions: March 14th & May 2nd.  We have the opportunity for our mentors to join the Youth Mental Health First Aid Classes offered locally. These are particularly helpful as people interacting with students every day. The course is free to you. Space...
Lynden High School–January 2020

Lynden High School–January 2020

Stories to share: Mentors share ups and downs with students, sad times and celebrations. It’s all part of life and relationships.  I have examples of both this month. Today a student found me, excited to share she won an award the night before. “Can you please tell my...