News & Events
Shepherds empowers inner-city Connecticut youth to build a foundation for success by providing a college-prepartory education at a non-public high school, academic and life skills, along with the positive role model and support of a Shepherds mentor. The whole student model, where Shepherds provides not only opportunity but guidance, is critical to the success of […]
Shepherds staff and Board wish to thank our mentors, sponsors and donors for their generosity. The 2018-19 school year was very successful for our program and, most importantly, our students. Check out the highlights of what was accomplished this year!
Notre Dame High School President Robert Curis welcomed the enthusiastic crowd of Notre Dame Shepherd students, family members, mentors and other supporters to a dinner filled with joy in the achievements of six graduating seniors, trips down memory lane and a few happy tears.
Shepherds hosted a festive brunch in honor of f the six Kolbe Cathedral High School graduating seniors. The brunch honored the graduates, their families and the students’ mentors.
Shepherds had an excellent 2018, celebrating our 20th Anniversary and changing the lives of 62 students. Our 2018 Annual Report highlights both Fiscal Year 2018 and our 20th Anniversary celebrations. Download the report to read more about our students, mentors and sponsors and to see highlights of the year. Pass this link along to friends […]
On Join Shepherds Staff and Mentors to welcome Spring on March 28. Enjoy drinks and heavy appetizers. Please bring a friend to introduce them to the rewards of mentoring a Shepherds student or just bring yourself so we can thank you! Thursday, March 28 from 7pm to 9pmFairfield County Hunt Club174 Long Lots Road, Westport […]
Fifteen adult mentors are needed for students beginning high school in September of 2019.
Kolbe Cathedral students perform community service throughout their four years of high school. Recently, a group of students and mentors volunteered at the Exchange Club of New Canaan Annual Christmas Tree Sale. For more than 50 years, the club transforms Kiwanis Park into a Christmas village with more than 1,300 trees along with a variety […]
Mentoring can be sweet – really sweet! Kolbe Cathedral freshmen (L-R) Valentina, Annaclaudia, Quiana and Lauren gathered at the Fairfield home of Quiana’s mentor, Marlene Kimberly along with Valentina’s mentor, Sara Tieke, Annaclaudia’s mentor, Hetty Nerod, and Lauren’s mentor, Laura Canning for some serious Christmas Cookie baking. Merry Christmas to all of our students, staff, […]
Reuben Clarke, NDWH ’18, is credited with saving lives with his quick actions on an Amtrak train bound for Penn Station on Thanksgiving Eve.