What We're Up To
Peer Mentor Training
Up For Learning presented our Peer Mentors with a their Mastermind Mentors Training. We are excited to use our growth mindset with our mentees this year! Thanks to the Marshfield Select Board for donating space and to the Ben & Jerries Foundation for their financial support of this training.
Lumanies - Thanks to the mentors and mentees that created our luminaries for our beautiful luminary forest.
Fall is here.....and TTMP has lots to be Thankful for. Click here to read our fall update and see some great pIctures
Plainfield Community Supper!
Thank you to all the community members, mentors, mentees and families that attended our dinner and contributed to our meal. we raised $100 and hopefully recruited some new mentors for these waiting mentees!
Riding The Ridges Together!
Mentors, Mentees & Families are "Riding the Ridges Together" to raise matching grant funds for our mentoring program. Click here to meet our teams!
Welcome, AmeriCorps Member Sam!
Hello! My name is Sam Sapyta and I have the privilege of serving as the AmeriCorps member for the 2019-2020 school year! I am very much looking forward to immersing myself into the Twinfield School Community. I just recently moved from Indiana to Vermont, which is very exciting since I love new experiences. I love hiking, watching sporting events, listening to music, and writing!
Ask me about the following:
Ask me about the following:
- What Indiana/ The Midwest is like
- The New York Yankees, Chicago Bears, and Butler Basketbal
- What it is like being an only child
- My favorite music
- The sports I have played in the past
- My best friends from Indiana
Good Luck Grant!
On June 30th a group of Tt mentors, mentees and families came out for a farewell picnic for Grant. We went to the Mountaineers game and thanked Grant for his year of service to Twinfield.
Everybody Wins! Reflections
We have three mentoring pairs graduating from Everybody Wins this year. Click here to read about Chase & Ricks 7 year Friendship, or here to read more about Chris & Vivian's 3 year friendship.
Peer Mentoring Reflections
Peer mentor Sally will be graduating this year, so she and her mentee Lilith sat down to reflect on their friendship. Click here to read the whole interview.
Peer Mentoring Party!
Celebrating another great year of peer mentoring! With 30 matches, it is no surprise we ran out of pizza! We had a great time playing four square, basketball, spin art and eating pizza and popsicles! A special thanks to our graduating seniors: Rebecca, Ryan, Colten and Sally!
Celebrating another great
Everybody Wins! Year at Twinfield
Saying goodbye for the summer is always bitter sweet. We made postcards to keep in touch over the summer, but we look forward to reconnecting next school year!
Woodworking with Alex
Tt mentors and mentees enjoyed a great day of woodworking with local artist Alex Forbes in her studio. We learned about new tools and new techniques for working with wood while working on individual projects!
Celebrating 10 Years!
Over 160 people came out to a Mentor Dinner to celebrate our amazing mentoring community! When we all get together, it is easy to see what a BIG impact mentoring is making in our community! Thank you to our 70 mentor volunteers for making Twinfield Together what it is today.
Thanks to all our helpers that made our dinner, game and music night a great success! Happy 10th Birthday Twinfield Together!
I mentor Because.....
Click here to see all the reasons people are mentors
TTMP Mentees Join Governor Scott for Proclamation Signing
All Smiles: Surrounded by mentored children, Gov. Phil Scott smiles Wednesday after signing a proclamation recognizing January as National Mentoring Month at a Mentor Vermont celebration in Montpelier.
Jeb Wallace-Brodeur / Staff Photo
click here to see more pictures!
Thanks to our amazing Local Business Community for their support!
Donna has been an amazing friend to her mentee Adam for four years. Adam and Donna’s friendship started when Adam was in second grade, and a new student at Twinfield School. Adam was an energetic boy, and Donna was the perfect match for his energy. Having a special friend come in once a week was a fun way for Adam to get used to his new school and community. Click here to read more about Donna & Adam, and Vote for Donna to be 2019 Vermont Mentor of the Year!
Mentees tell us why their mentor is the best!
22 high school kids are already mentoring, but we have lots of kids asking for a mentor too! They see how much fun their friends are having!
Be that high school kid that steps in and becomes a mentor too.
Have fun while earning community service hours!
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Nutty Steph's Chocolate Making Event
Thanks to Jaquelyn and the amazing crew at Nutty Steph's for helping us make chocolate! We had a great time!
Mentor Meet Up & Coffee at Maple Valley Cafe
Click here to read more about Grant and find out what to ask him when you meet him!
Riding the Ridges Together
Thanks to our bikers and donors for helping us raise $1,350 to support mentoring relationships in our community. This fundraiser shows our grant funders how invested our mentors, mentees, families and community members are in our program! Thanks to Cabot Mentoring for hosting such an amazing event!
Thank You Lauren!
Our Boulder Beach Good Luck Party was a great night of swimming, boating, and eating! We will miss Lauren and all that she brought to our mentoring community. Good Luck Lauren!
Peer Mentoring Celebration!
Peer mentors and mentees celebrated another great year of peer mentoring with amazing pizza from Positive Pie, bubbles, cards and thank you mugs to our 5 graduating seniors!
High School Students - Thanks for making a difference in our school community!
Mentor Appreciation Dinner
100 people came out to celebrate the
60 Tt Mentors making a difference
in our community!
We enjoyed dinner, a fun group game that got people up and moving, dessert and presented our mentors with a Twinfield Together Mentoring Bar,
made by Nutty Steph's!
January is National Mentor Month!
Mentees are feeling pretty thankful for their mentors this month!
Thank You Mentors for making our community even better!
Vermont Mentor of the Year!
Terri Weinstein, a mentor since 2009, is one of 10 finalists selected by Mobius and Comcast for Vermont Mentor of the Year! Read more about Terri and Tori, and submit your vote for Terri by clicking here!
Gift Making Group Activity
mentors & mentees from our community program and Everybody Wins! program came out to make crafts together.
We had so much fun with our Community Mentors and Mentees at this year's Cider Pressing Event!
Mentor pairs enjoyed pressing apples, hot dogs and chili and even played a game of pick-up soccer!
Thank you to Onion River Campground for hosting