WEB, which stands for “Where Everybody Belongs” is a middle school orientation and transition program that welcomes 5th graders and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their middle school experience. Built on the belief that students can help students succeed, the program trains mentors from 8th grade to be WEB Leaders. As positive role models, WEB Leaders are mentors and student leaders who guide the 5th graders to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to middle school and help facilitate success.
More and more studies show that if students have a positive experience their first year in middle school, their chances for success increase dramatically. WEB provides the structure to receive support and guidance from 8th graders who have been through the challenges that middle school poses and understand that the transition to a larger school can sometimes be overwhelming.
WEB also acts as an anti-bullying program for your school by providing it with a cadre of student leaders who look for bullying behavior and help stop it. WEB gives older students permission to be aware of and report any negative behavior they see, creating a safer school for everybody.
MESA - Math Engineering Science Achievement
What is MESA?
Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement is an academic enrichment program that serves educationally disadvantaged students. MESA is one of the country’s oldest and most successful programs that nurtures and unleashes student performance in math, science and engineering.
MESA is nationally recognized for its innovative academic development program. The MESA Schools Program was established in 1970 at a high school in Oakland, California and has grown to serve over 350 schools statewide.
MESA offers a variety of curricular and extracurricular services that prepares students to attend four-year institutions and pursue degrees in math, science, engineering, and computer science.
MESA works closely with industry partners and the University of California, California State University, the California Community Colleges, the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and the State Department of Education.
BYMS Campus Light meetings take place on Tuesdays (Grades 5,6) and Thursday (Grades 7-8). All students are welcome.
Campus Light combines healthy relationships with creative programs to help young people make good choices, establish a solid foundation for life, and positively impact their schools. This club seeks to engage these young people wherever they are found as lifelong followers of Jesus Christ.