Spotlight: Andrea Halsted – MTC’s Social Media Intern

MTC is now on the social media map thanks to former mentee Andrea Halsted. Andrea graduated from MVHS in 2018 and is currently a communications major at Foothill College. Eager to apply her social media skills to a local nonprofit, she was challenged with finding the right fit. Fortunately, her search included a regular meet-up with her former…

Supporting Students in Challenging Times

The pandemic and its corollary, social isolation, has literally arrested the development of adolescents, explained Kathy Hartley, retired LASD school psychologist, at a recent roundtable for MTC tutors. This is the time when middle schoolers should start to break away from parents and connect with their peers, a process that has been drastically impacted over…