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Appreciating the Work of Our Community School Directors

This week, September 23-27, is national Community School Coordinator Appreciation Week. Sponsored nationally by the Coalition for Community Schools, The National Center for Community Schools, and Communities in Schools, this […]

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Community School Feature: Cottonwood High School

Editor’s Note: Every month, we’ll share a short Q&A with one of our community school directors, highlighting details about the schools we partner with. Community schools provide more than a […]

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A Day in the Life of a United Way Community School Director

Editor’s note: We asked Chris Dammert to walk us through a day in his life as a community school director at James E. Moss Elementary to get a better understanding […]

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Big Wins from our Community Schools

A new school year is here and we’re excited for all the possibilities ahead for the students in our community schools.  This new beginning has us reflecting on some of […]

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Guest Blog: Getting the Most out of Your Student’s Summer Learning

Summer programs across the Wasatch front and a neighbor in the Wasatch Back (Park City) are unifying forces to help reduce summer slide. We’re not saying that we’re at parks […]

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Smart Smiles: Putting Kids Oral Health First

By Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager at United Way of Salt Lake Many of us take routine dental care for granted—it’s just something you have to take care of every six […]

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How a Free Pair of Glasses can Improve a Child’s Education

By Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager at United Way of Salt Lake John entered third grade at David Gourley Elementary in Kearns as blind as a bat. He seemed shy, anxious, […]

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Kearns Community Schools Create Summer Learning Packets to Prevent Learning Loss

By Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager at United Way of Salt Lake West Kearns Elementary was in a bit of a bind coming into the end of the 2018-2019 school year. […]

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Guest Blog: Attending a United Way of Salt Lake community school helped me build a path to success

By Nour Bilal In July 2013, there was a knock on the door of my family’s home in Syria. It was the army. They were coming to arrest my dad […]

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More Students are Graduating from Cottonwood High with the Help of United Way

By Kelly Schmidt, Content Manager at United Way of Salt Lake When students graduate high school prepared for college and careers, they’re more likely to have better employment and earning […]

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