Beatrice and Connie’s Story:

Beatrice and Connie's Story: When she was a freshman, one of Beatrice’s friends talked about her mentor so much that she decided to ask for one as well. She met Connie and developed a friendship. Now a junior, Beatrice says: “Connie brightens my day every time I see...

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Abby and Amy’s Story:

Abby and Amy's Story: Abby heard about Be the One in her health class after she transferred to LHS from Bellingham. She didn’t know many people here and felt a bit lonely. She has a large, busy family, with lots of responsibilities at home. Having an adult to talk to...

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Greg and Josh’s Story

Greg and Josh’s Story

Greg and Josh's Story: Seventh grade was tough for Josh, really tough. Added to COVID was a near unspeakable family tragedy. We were able to match Josh with Greg, a BTO mentor and former middle school coach. Greg was virtually attending college while living in another...

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Students are 79% more likely to listen to adults if they know that they CARE about them. is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person. It requires a willingness to sit, listen, and respond (appropriately) to students in both their highs and...

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Time to REMEMBER. a Monday Mentoring Minute

Time to REMEMBER. a Monday Mentoring Minute

79% of students agree with this statement:  “I am more likely to listen to adults in my life if I know that they care about me.” This week: REMEMBERING THE PAST YEAR Even though this past year has been one that we'd rather forget in lots of ways, it is still good to...

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How to CARE? a Monday Mentoring Minute

How to CARE? a Monday Mentoring Minute

As the school year continues to wind down, we are taking the month of May to talk about how we can care for the students we mentor. ...Students are more likely to listen to the adults in their lives if they know we care about them first. C.A.R.E. Hopefully by now,...

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Show You Care :: May 3rd Mentoring Minute

Show You Care :: May 3rd Mentoring Minute

Believe it or not, the school year is winding down quickly! And that means that if you are a part of a school-based mentoring program like Be the One, you don't have much time left to invest in your student before summer break starts. So, what do you do...what can you...

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Lynden High School March 2021

Lynden High School March 2021

BTO Coordinator Report Lynden High School March 31, 2021 Reflection to share:  This has been a challenging month for me personally as my mother has brain cancer and is undergoing treatment;  I have been gone several days lately.  As I have checked in with mentors and...

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