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A variety of opportunities are available to enhance your youth's experience in the Orono Public Schools Community.
Orono Intermediate School
3rd - 5th Grade


What: Academic mentors are available for students to improve performance in school and serve as another caring adult in a youth's life.
Who: High school students and adults in the community are a majority of mentors.
When: Work to find a time that works best for the mentor and your child.
Where: Mentor and mentee meet in the school the student attends
How: Download the mentor permission slip or contact Maryanna Massey for more information!
Orono High School
9th - 12th Grade



Mentor a Student
What: High School students have the opportunity to mentor a younger student.
Who: Maryanna Massey coordinates the mentors and creates matches on an as needed basis.
When: Mentor and mentee find a time during the school day when they can meet. Schedules are made based on the availability of mentor and mentee.
Where: High school students go to the school the mentee attends to meet
How: Download the High School Mentor Application and get in touch with Maryanna Massey to get involved!


Youth in Action
What: Youth service group that allows students to receive 1/4 of a high school credit upon completion of requirement at the end of the academic year.
Who: The program is headed by Gretchen Vandeputte. She provides service ideas and opportunities for students and sets the requirements.
When: Students sign up to participate at the beginning of the school year, meet once per month and are responsible for scheduling their own service commitments.
Where: Students meet monthly during Flex in the cafeteria at the Orono High School, but can do service projects anywhere.
How: Contact Gretchen Vandeputte for more information on getting involved!

What: Academic mentors are available for students to improve performance in school and serve as another caring adult in a youth's life.
Who: Caring adults in the community are paired with students as mentors.
When: Work to find a time that works best for the mentor and your child.
Where: Mentor and mentee meet in the school the student attends
How: Download the mentor permission slip or contact Maryanna Massey for more information!
Orono Middle School
6th - 8th Grade


What: Academic mentors are available for students to improve performance in school and serve as another caring adult in a youth's life.
Who: High school students and adults in the community are a majority of mentors.
When: Work to find a time that works best for the mentor and your child.
Where: Mentor and mentee meet in the school the student attends
How: Download the mentor permission slip or contact Maryanna Massey for more information!
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