COMMUNITY NEWS - January 29, 2021

Mentor Public Schools Employment Opportunities

  • Paid training
  • Competitive pay. 
  • For more information, call Jen Skulski at 440-974-5260.
  • Districtwide
  • Scheduled as needed
  • Approximately 6 hours a day
  • $12.50/hour
  • Complete an online application at


  • $125.00/day for the first 20 random assignments
  • $140.00/day from the 21st random day forward
  • $150.00/day from the 21st continuous day forward 
  • Must have appropriate, valid certification or license to teach the assigned content area as recognized by the Ohio Department of Education.
  • Complete an online application at

Mentor Schools Kindergarten Registration for 2021-22 School Year:

Kindergarten Registration for the 2021-2022 school year will begin on Monday, March 1, 2021 for children who will be five years old on or before September 30, 2021.  Please see the attached letter to parents/guardians for more information on how to register your child and what is needed to complete the registration.  

NAMI of Lake County

NAMI of Lake County (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will share a presentation via Zoom with Mentor Schools' families entitled "Ending the Silence for Families" on Monday, February 22nd and Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 both at 7:00 p.m.  Please see the links below for access to the Zoom presentation, additional information, and a program evaluation:
NAMI of Lake County (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will host a parent presentation via Zoom on Thursday, February 25th, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., entitled "Building Resilience through Shared Experiences."  Speakers will include Trish Rickard, M.Ed, and Chris Ohlemacher, M.Ed. from PEP Cleveland (Positive Education Program).  Please see the attached flyer to register.  

Northeast Ohio Flag Football

Registration will be open January 1 to February 14, 2021.   The registration fee is $95.00 and includes an official NFL flag reversible jersey, shorts, and NFL flag belt.  There will be five games and one tournament week starting in March and ending in early May.  For more information, please see the attached flyer.

Lake County Department of Job and Family Services

It Takes a Village to Raise Children!  This is our Foster Care and Adoption recruitment theme for 2021 and we need your help!  This theme is more relevant now than ever before given the global pandemic facing our communities.  Lake County needs more homes to help keep children safe.  The agency has scheduled Pre-Service classes regarding foster care and adoption throughout 2021 and these dates and times are on the flyers attached.  Pre-Service classes can also be completed virtually now, too!