Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Area School Awarded Grant for Mentoring Program

Bristol Press, August 3, 2014

"The Liberty Bank Foundation has awarded a $2,300 grant to support the peer mentoring program at West Bristol K-8 School.

The West Bristol School Leadership Academy, implemented in 2012, has 20 seventh and eighth grade students mentor 20-plus elementary-age students in a structured after-school program. It is part of the Board of Education’s mentoring program.

The academy provides multiple and year-long opportunities necessary to build a K-8 cohesive community school and produce positive outcomes for both older peer mentors and their younger mentees." Read more

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