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Special Dates and Calendars

Special Dates and Calendars

  TBD August/September, 2024 -  VirtualShift Trainings Trainings for those mentors whose mentee is promoting to Middle School or High School. Watch your inbox for an invitation in August. School Holidays April 1, 2024 - No ClassesDVISD, HCISD, BISD, GISD, KIPP, LISD,...

End of School Year FAQs

End of School Year FAQs

As spring comes to an end and the excitement of the summer begins to spark, we’re often met by a mix of emotions. We might be eager for summer adventures but maybe wonder what the immediate future holds for our mentees and our Seedling match. Here’s a helpful resource...

Ensuring Healthy Closure

Ensuring Healthy Closure

May has arrived and that means the end of the school year is just around the corner. While it may sound surprising, this is the perfect time to think about your fall plans and start closure discussions with your mentee. The great news is that the steps for closure are...

Visualize Your Life!

Visualize Your Life!

Have you ever created a Vision Board?  A collage of images, pictures, and affirmations of your dreams and all of the things that make you happy, it can also be called a dream catcher, treasure map or vision map.  Vision boards are a great way to explore your dreams! ...

Summer, Sun and Social Media

Summer, Sun and Social Media

While social media can be a great way to connect with friends, share experiences, and keep up with the world during the summer break, it's essential to use it responsibly and mindfully. Here are some tips to help you manage your social media usage: Set Limits: ...

Preparing for Test-Taking Success

Preparing for Test-Taking Success

Spring comes with a lot of changes. Green grass starts to sprout, clocks change, schools slow down their pace to take tests. For some students, testing season can bring on unwanted stress and worry.  If you can use some tips to help ease your mind as you prepare for...

Substance Use and Mentoring

Substance Use and Mentoring

Phoenix House Texas, a nonprofit drug prevention program shared valuable information to Seedling Mentors at our March Training.  Their mission is to provide young people and their families vital education and life skills to avoid substance abuse.  While current...

What To Know When Transitioning To High School

What To Know When Transitioning To High School

Your mentee is starting high school, and so are you! To help with this transition and minimize frustration Seedling hosts a “Welcome to High School” training each Fall.  In the meantime, here are some changes coming their way. In most high schools, Seedling does not...

Memories of Middle School

Memories of Middle School

From Sarah: “Wow, I was so nervous during my first few weeks at middle school. I got so lost on the first day and then I misread my schedule and went to the wrong class! But then I realized that there were a ton of other people just like me who were totally new to the...

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