A Journey to Discovery: A Mentor’s Perspective

Written by Megan Scheminske, MIKE Program Mentor

In early November of this year, I had the pleasure of accompanying a group of MIKE Program youth on a unique fieldtrip to a dialysis center in NE Portland. Having never visited a dialysis center before; I shared the youths’ curiosity (and even a bit of their apprehension) as we set… Read More »

Fall Mentor Sessions Begin

...and we forgot to take pictures!  Boo!

But the kids were fantastic—funny, interested, polite and eager to participate.  It’s going to be a great mentor season!

POIC Pre-Graduation Supper a Success!

MIKE Program mentors and youth from POIC got busy in the kitchen last Thursday to prepare a delicious, healthy meal for their peers, family members and community members. Using organic, whole wheat noodles and fresh basil, the students cooked up a scrumptious batch of spaghetti, serving “Tracy’s Chef Salad” on the side. The event… Read More »

De La Salle North Caholic Students Present to 5th graders at Madeleine Elementary

A big congratulations to MIKE Program students at De La Salle North Catholic High School. The youth did a fantastic job presenting kidney health information to younger students at Madeleine Elementary School. The presentation included several skits, a rap about kidney health, a poster display and a Q & A session. Great job, DLSNC… Read More »

Coming Soon: Youth Project Presentations!

On Wednesday, June 9, 2010, at 10:45AM, MIKE Program youth groups at De La Salle North Catholic High School will deploy ambassadors to Madeleine Elementary/Middle School (click here to see a map). They will present an exciting compilation of videos of a rap, skit, etc. in addition to engaging the students in a poster session. We would… Read More »