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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Big Little program celebrates 10 years

TEN SLEEP – For 10 years now the Ten Sleep School has been pairing elementary students with middle school and high school students in a mentoring program called the Big Little program.

 

January 13, 2018

Tracie Mitchell

Ten Sleep School Big Elizabeth Bleicher helps her Little Siri Smith choose Christmas presents for her friends and family during the Little Shoppers event in December at the Ten Sleep Senior Center.

TEN SLEEP – For 10 years now the Ten Sleep School has been pairing elementary students with middle school and high school students in a mentoring program called the Big Little program. The program, much like the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, makes sure that every younger student has a positive role model to look up to and creates lasting relationships.

"When you see those special little relationships, to see those relationships grow is a really cool thing; to watch them get to know each other and develop that bond that most of them get," Ten Sleep School paraeducator Georgia Stocklin...



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