Activity Time Period School Year, plus mandatory FreshMentor training and event dates:

  • Friday, July 20, 2018,                   12:00 – 5:00 PM Mandatory Kick-off Orientation Training Day for all Mentors 
  • Thursday, August 2, 2018, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Kick-Off Set-up Day & Mentor Training
  • Friday, August 3, 2018, 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM Mandatory Kick-Off Day
  • Date To Be Determined, 6:00 -9:00 PM:     Parent Open House (August/September)
  • Date To Be Determined, 5:00 -8:00 PM:  Incoming Freshmen Parent Night (December)
Number of Participants: Application Process (see below)
Mission Statement: The purpose of the FreshMentor program is to provide upperclassman students a unique leadership and mentoring opportunity. FreshMentors are trained to help our freshmen transition to high school with a primary focus on helping them understand their new roles and responsibilities as a student. Likewise, they will offer support and connect students to resources to help them succeed at Hoffman Estates High School.
Process for joining: Submit application by the deadline of March 31, 2018:
• Be a Junior or Senior level student
• Have and maintain a 2.0 GPA, or greater, and no D’s or F’s at the end of 2nd semester
• Have a seminar 1st semester
• Attend ALL training days, Kick-Off and Open House 
• Have a strong attendance record and no major discipline infractions
Commitment Expected from Members: Foundations Assignment: You will be assigned to a Freshman Foundations section. FreshMentors will be responsible for delivering lessons each week.  You must be able to accommodate a seminar in your schedule for AT LEAST first semester.

*** If you do not attend the mandatory trainings and events, you WILL NOT be eligible to serve as a Mentor and your schedule will be changed before the 1st day of school.***

FreshMENTORS Application

Please select the applicable link below to access the FreshMENTORS online application form. All applications must be completed by the application deadline (March 31, 2018). NO LATE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Selected students will be notified of a decision after spring break and will be required to attend two summer trainings and Kick Off Day.

 FreshMENTOR Application