Mentoring: Mentor Training Sessions

There is another mentor training session coming up on Tuesday, December 3rd from 5-7 PM.  If you or someone you know is interested in becoming a mentor for a student in the Kent School District, get in touch with Dee Klem by emailing  Hope to see you there!

Mentoring: Seattle Thunderbirds Mentoring at Neely O’Brien Elementary

For the last couple years, Communities In Schools of Kent has partnered with the Seattle Thunderbirds to provide mentoring to 10-15 fourth grade boys at Neely O’Brien Elementary.  This year we are fortunate to have 14 Thunderbirds players involved!  At one of the most recent sessions, the team brought their videographer and captured great footage […]

Kent Phoenix Academy: Student to sing at the Kent International Festival

Take a look at this video that features PQ Yang and her cousin singing at the Kent International Festival in June.  PQ Yang is one of our amazing mentees at the Kent Phoenix Academy, who you may remember from our fundraising breakfast in May.  She sang “Sky Scraper” by Demi Lovato and blew everyone away.  […]

Mentoring: Upcoming Mentor Trainings

We have three mentor trainings scheduled starting next week.  If you are interested in attending, get in touch with Dee Klem by emailing Those trainings are scheduled for: Tuesday, September 17th from 5-7 PM Thursday, September 19th, 11 AM-1 PM Wednesday, September 25th, 11 AM-1 PM All of our mentor trainings take place at […]