Vision: 100% Student Success
Mission: Every child has someone who cares.
September 2019 - Pinellas County Schools
Change your lunch plans .
Change a child's life.

Ready Set Mentor!!!
Greetings Mentors! Whether you are planning to continue mentoring your student at the same school or would like to follow your student, if she or he has moved to a new school, you should have received an email from letting you know that we are ready to start .

If you have not heard please use the  SUGGESTION BOX  and let us know – we will get back with you.  

In order to start volunteering this school year, be sure to activate your volunteer account.

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If you experience a program, please let us know at the SUGGESTION BOX

We value your opinions and want to know what's working,how we can better support you, to help us reach more people like yourself to become a mentor.
Sharing your experiences as a mentor and our need for additional mentors will help us recruit mentors. Share this flyer for a variety of workshop dates available in October.
Lunch Pals Summit
Being Your Best Mentor
At home, at work, and in the community

"Chicken Soup for the Mentoring Souls"

Are these questions you have asked yourself?
  • How do I get the conversation started?
  • How do I keep my mentee engaged?
  • What are some age-appropriate topics to discuss?
  • How do I know if I am making an impact? 

Chicken Soup for Mentoring Souls
  • Helpful tips to make your mentoring sessions purposeful
  • Increase your engagement with diverse students, students in poverty, and homeless students 
  • Receive a Lunch Pals activity handbook

Be inspired by our guest speaker as she shares her knowledge and experience.

Dr. Valerie Brimm, Director, Office of Strategic Partnerships, Family & Community Relations, Pinellas County Schools

Bring a colleague, family member, or a friend.
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 7:00-9:00 a.m.
Raymond James
880 Carillon Parkway, Towers 3-4
St. Petersburg

Please RSVP  Here
Complimentary Continental Breakfast
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Looking for ideas to do
with your student?
Check out these
Conversation Starters!
Weekly Happenings

Discuss what new things have happened...since you were last together.

  • What was the best thing that happened?
  • What is one new thing you learned?
  • Who did you get to know better?
  • What is one thing that changed in your life?
  • What have you learned about yourself?

Let's Set Some Goals

Discuss some goals your mentee wants to set for the month of October. Create a list of at least four goals they want to achieve.

  • 2 personal
  • 2 academic

When assisting them with creating their goals make sure they are SMART Goals!

R- Realistic
T- Timely
Lunch Pals Spotlight!!!
Each month we would like to spotlight the amazing things happening with our Lunch Pals. Please share your story with us. What's going well? What resources do you benefit from? What impact is being made? We can all benefit from each others story. Click Here to share your Lunch Pal Story.
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever does." ~Margaret Mead

Lunch Pals is a partnership between Pinellas County Schools and Raymond James, with the participation from more than 130 businesses and community organizations.

Office of Strategic Partnerships, Family & Community Relations
301 4th Street S.W., Largo, FL 33990
Tel: 727.588-6000 ext. 1369