Join Our Mailing List!
Latest News:
McMurray VFW Post 764 Auxiliary Delivers 100 ... -- "The Auxiliary from VFW Post 764 in McMurray recently delivered 100 pounds of ..." -- 30 March 2020
Enter an ‘Egg Decorating Contest’ From Home! -- "Looking for something fun to do with the family? Enter the North Belle Vernon ..." -- 30 March 2020
Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals in Donora and ... -- "Do you have a few hours a week to spare for a worthwhile cause? The Donora ..." -- 30 March 2020
‘Vendor & Whatever Show’ in Belle Vernon Set for ... -- "Vendors and Crafters Wanted A ‘Vendor & Whatever Show’, is ..." -- 30 March 2020
Southpointe CEO Association Announces 2020 ... -- "The Southpointe CEO Association (SPCEOA) is pleased to announce that the 2020 ..." -- 30 March 2020
Monongahela Woman’s Club Donates to New Life ... -- "At the March meeting of the Monongahela Woman's Club, a ‘Baby ..." -- 30 March 2020
Local Author Tara Reidenbaugh Releases “The Corgi ... -- "A Heart-Warming Story of How a Dog Taught a Family The Power of Prayer and ..." -- 30 March 2020
‘Clothes 4-U’ Location in Belle Vernon Closed ... -- "Due to the Coronavirus, the First United Methodist Church, 200 State Street, ..." -- 30 March 2020
Recent Study Confirms Washington County Tourism ... -- "Washington County Pennsylvania, which is home to some of the country’s ..." -- 30 March 2020
Solar Power Presentation at Town and Country ... -- "At the March meeting of the Town and Country Garden Club, club member Jim ..." -- 30 March 2020

School News

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh, the Kurt J. Lesker Company, and Clairton Elementary have partnered to launch the Kurt J. Lesker Workplace Mentoring Initiative, an innovative onsite approach to traditional 1-to-1 mentoring programs.

CSDkurtjlesker
Clairton 4th graders in new mentoring initiative

The program matches 4th grade students from Clairton Elementary with employees from the Kurt J. Lesker Company, the leading global provider of high-quality vacuum products and systems, who will provide guidance to at-risk children throughout the school year.

The program provides students a unique opportunity to explore what’s happening behind the scenes at the company, learn about the site’s different departments, ranging from human resources to IT, and participate in STEM activities. The goal is to provide each mentee with a supportive adult role model, foster the motivation to complete high school, and help them prepare for what comes after.

Principal Debra Maurozio stated, “Clairton Elementary was extremely excited when we first learned of the possibility of Big Brothers Big Sisters coming into our school. The workplace component is a different twist on the traditional program and provides an added benefit to the students. Students were thrilled to find out field trips to Kurt J. Lesker would occur regularly. We are hoping each ‘Little’ will develop strong bonds with a caring ‘Big’ while learning critical skills for becoming career- and college-ready.”

The program officially launched Friday, October 6, 2017.

RealEstate270x64

 

MESSENGERWEBAD

Pizza Station

PaVendors-web-ad

Mon Valley Hospital

  • Prev
  • Featured Advertisers
Scroll to top