Read all about how we get ready for going back to school in September! You can support our journey as schools start to re-open with hesitancy. Our kids need to stay connected with each other, their mentor-coach, and their community. You can sustain that reliable community by supporting our free programming with Flatbread Pizza for dinner, a raffle and more. Here's to happy classroom and mat adventures ahead!
Beat the Streets New England Gears Up for School:
Thank you to the Travis Manion Foundation for a great Back to School event! And a shoutout to the Dewitt Center for hosting it!
Our program students at Boston and Providence came together in great conversations, activities, and development skills.
Moral Bravery: putting students outside of their comfort zone.
Love of Learning: through non verbal communication and teamwork.
Perseverance: to work together through social emotional learning challenges.
Big shoutout to our mentors Kelsey, Mike, Owen, and Rebecca! They closed out the day with an inspiring quote that leads their organization and mission, "If not me, then who?"
Beat the Streets New England Celebrates Summer's End:
Coach in Training and Lead Mentor of the Boston CIT cohort, Michael Tavares, talks to LCTV News about his excitement for the beach tournament.
"Not only do we get here to set-up but we also have the opportunity to wrestle as Coaches in Training. It's also a good learning experience...at the tournament I am allowed to ref for other people...score and track matches." -Michael Tavares, Boston Lead Mentor Coach in Training
37 participants brought their friends and families– up to 100 spectators cheered us on at Lynn Shore and Nahant Beach for the 6th annual Lynn Shore Showdown!
Thank you to Lynn School Committee Chairman, Jared Nicholson, for hosting a fun beach competition event! And a shoutout to our sponsors the Friends of Lynn and Nahant Beach and the Department of Conservation and Recreation in Massachusetts.
Open Positions to Serve on Americorps:
Building your resume through direct program management experiences is the way forward with a nonprofit career. Interested or know someone who wants a fulfilling role serving as an Americorps VISTA? Want to strengthen your local community through our partnership with Up2Us Sports? We are hiring! Email Jen Smith at email@example.com for more information.
Read about Americorps here.
Love wrestling and want to give back as a coach? Mentor-coaches directly impact youth development. Find out more by email. Contact Program Coordinator, Addison Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org or Program Director, Silas Murray at email@example.com for more information.
See Our Kids Back to School:
Text the code "SCHOOLYEAR" to 44-321
In Providence, Beat the Streets New England partners again with Flatbread Pizza to offer a delicious menu and raffle event while supporting Back-to-School programming!
Tuesday, Sept 14
Starting at 5 PM until 9 PM
Raffle Items: Want to donate new back to school supplies, wrestling gear, or other school items? Email Contact: Providence Program Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
Can't make it but still want to support? Text the code:
"SCHOOLYEAR" to 44-321
Stories from the Road- Travel and Competitions: Fargo, ND
What do you plan to do differently after your trip to Fargo, ND?
"Moving forward I definitely want to start adjusting my style of wrestling because I’ve lost so much weight, I will not be able to wrestle the same as I used to as a heavy heavyweight. I need to fix something." - Providence Student-Athlete, Adolfo B.
"I’m definitely going to change how I think, eat, sleep, all the little adjustments and work on myself." - Providence Student-Athlete, Maurice C.
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Acknowledgements from BTSNE to Travis Manion Foundation Partnership:
Thank you for offering inspiration for our kids to carry forward along with back-to-school supplies!
Because we are a registered 501(c)3 organization, your donation is tax-deductible.
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