It isn’t very often that Youth Services has students graduate so it was a special occasion when it happened last term. There were two student that worked hard to get the few credits they needed to graduate. Congratulations!!! From YESS
YESS honors their students for high achievement and talents. DSI/Gemstone had a wonderful program to recognize students for their grades and attendance at school. Transition Class at Roosevelt honors their students for academic achievement. Thank you for a great first term!
Graduation was cancelled last spring due to a COVID out break and was held this fall on August 25, 2022.
DSI held graduation on October 25 for one of their students. A special treat was that Brian one of our teachers played pomp and circumstance on his saxophone. Kathy spoke and gave great words of encouragement and council. The graduate sang a song accompanied by her mother. Check out the audio of the song below. […]
This was a note from a grateful guardian of a current YESS student: “Dear (YESS), I am so thankful for the help you have given me in finding a possible placement for (student) next year. You definitely went above and beyond your job description. (Individual from another district) contacted me…next day after I talked to […]
The YESS Library is taking shape! Ann, Administrative Assistant and Lead Mentor, has headed up this project to collect book sets from around YESS and organize, catalog, and store them in one location for checkout. Allyson, Instructional Assistant, has helped with getting the books cataloged in a database and set up a check out system. […]
Ann Jones, Lead Mentor and Administrative Assistant in YESS, recently presented a section of a training with DHS. She covered how to advocate for students in care within a school setting and how to work more effectively with DCFS and DJJS to provide the best educational outcomes for our students. The USBE held a professional […]
The YESS staff gathered for one last faculty meeting and celebration of our two retirees, Oz and Helene (who was not able to be in attendance). It was a time to reflect on this past year as well as look to the future years. Oz has taught for 31 years and felt it was time […]
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