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Meet KC Mentor Jim Borger

Jim Borger completed his first Shepherds tour this year with KCHS 2021 graduate Kevin C., who will be attending Fairfield University this fall. Jim provided us with these insightful and meaningful thoughts on his Shepherds’ experience. “I really love the Shepherds program, especially given the current climate in our country. Shepherds help you focus on

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There is Much to Celebrate!

Celebration! Perhaps it’s the post pandemic version of Newton’s Third Law of Motion* that makes this spring’s celebration of completing the school year and our seniors’ graduation that much more celebratory and joyous. The forces of the health crisis, job disruptions, and hybrid school days that pushed us into isolation and worry generated the deservedly

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April Letter from Dan McAuliffe

Dear Shepherds Friends, The month of April normally brings many positive themes to our attention –  longer days, warmer sun, birds chirping early in the morning, and a budding optimism for the coming months. This year obviously brings all those normal occurrences but with the added cautious optimism of a world recovering from a pandemic

April 29th at 7pm: The Importance of Mentoring Panel Discussion

Together with our partner Notre Dame High School, we will hosting a dynamic panel discussion about the impact of mentoring youth in your community. Our panelists will be Bob Cunningham, Henry Rondon, and former ND/Shepherds Student and Mentor Jonathan Kearney. Their bios can be found in the flyer below.  To register for this event, please

Working Together

The second day of Cougar Camp was all about teamwork! Students worked together in building tinfoil boats which were used for a science experiment. Making a boat that floats and determining how many pennies it could hold may sound like a simple experiment, but it was full of skills that Shepherds Students will be using

Shepherds Fall 2020 Mentor/Sponsor Recruiting Season is Now OPEN

There are few things more rewarding than helping change the course of a young person’s life. As a Shepherds Mentor you commit to sharing your time and experience with a student whose life you will certainly positively impact throughout their four-years of high school. As a Shepherds Sponsor, you help financially support our efforts in

New Students & Mentors Meet

The beginning of school is an exciting time for both mentors and Shepherds students. Last week at Notre Dame West Haven and Kolbe Cathedral High School, Shepherds freshman and their mentors met each other for the first time and had a celebratory meal with upper year students and their mentors. “It was like a family