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  • Thrive is Hiring: CAP Coordinator – Big Sky

    Thrive is hiring a CAP Coordinator! Thrive believes that when families are strong, children succeed, and communities thrive. The Child Advancement Project (CAP) is one of Thrive’s signature programs and is designed to increase success for all children in the Bozeman and Big Sky public schools by matching students (k-12) with community volunteers to engage…

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  • CAP Mentors of the Year: Sherry & Daniel Biggerstaff

    CAP Mentors of the Year: Sherry & Daniel Biggerstaff Sherry and Daniel Biggerstaff are a dynamic CAP Mentor duo and have been an incredible source of support to our community, and to the 10, Bozeman Public School students they have mentored throughout their 8+ years (and over 765 logged mentoring hrs!) with the CAP program. We love…

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  • March Mentor in the Spotlight: Nancy Planalp

    CAP Mentor at: Longfellow Elementary Nancy Planalp Mentor for: 4 years!   Miss Fancy Nancy has been mentoring the same student for 4 years at Longfellow Elementary. Each week Miss Nancy comes in with a smile and a craft, making her student feel so appreciated and cared for. Miss Nancy has an incredibly kind heart,…

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  • March Mentor in the Spotlight: Zach Brown

    CAP Mentor at: Longfellow Elementary Zach Brown Mentor for: 3 years! Zach has been a CAP mentor for the same student for 3 years! Zach is up for just about anything when it comes to spending time with his mentee. He will even head outside on a cold playground to play toxic ball or take…

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  • February Mentor in the Spotlight: Leigh Sturges

    CAP Mentor at: Bozeman High School Leigh Sturges Mentor for: 5 years! Leigh and Jalen have been matched together since 2015. The two of them have formed a friendship built on positivity and support. Leigh shows up to each meeting ready to be present, and each week makes Jalen feel seen and heard. When asked…

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