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Jarrell ISD, P.O. Box 9 / 312 N 5th Street, Jarrell, TX  76537   (512) 746-2124  Main.Office@jarrellisd.org.                 Thanks for visiting the Jarrell Independent School District website!                                               It's a GREAT day to be a JARRELL COUGAR!!!                            Have a great school year.                                            There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from  failure. -Colin Powell
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Jarrell ISD Cougar Mentor Program Mentors Are…………
     • Caring supportive adults
     • Positive role models
     • A powerful influence on children
     • From all walks of life
     • Willing to help a student increase his/her self –awareness and realize his/her full potential
  
Jarrell Student Comments about Mentors
     “She thinks I’m smart”
     “I’ve stopped saying, “I can’t do it.”
     “She’s almost the only friend I have.”
     “I’m a lot happier now”
     “She helps me solve problems”
     “It’s great having him. He encourages me. He’s helping me stay out of trouble”
  
Who are the students with mentors?
     • Students from all grades
     • Students from different backgrounds, interests and needs
     • Students who may need help with character development, self- esteem, relationships with
        peers or academics
     • Students recommended by teachers, counselors, parents or students themselves
  
How do students with mentors benefit?
     • Students exhibit improved behaviors and better academic achievement
     • Students self-esteem and confidence increases
     • Students receive encouragement to stay in school and graduate
     • Students improve interpersonal relationships with teachers , family and friends
 
 Our Programs Student mentoring:
     • At all three campuses
     • Time commitment-1 hour a week
     • Games provided
     • Be a friend!
 
Be Somebody for Somebody!
 
Rocking Readers:
     • Read to a pre-k or kindergarten child!
     • Time –about 20 minutes a week
     • At elementary campus only
     • Books provided or bring your own
     • Help create a good beginning for our readers
  
For more information contact:
Laura Buckley-512-746-2170 ext. 2005
laura.buckley@jarrellisd.org