Giving Change a Chance: A Perspective of Community Schools

By Isael Torres Community School Director, Kearns Junior High school If you need a reason to hold out hope that everything is going to be ok, I would ask you look up from your social media feeds and…

A Foundation for Immigrant Youth

Originally posted: Coalition for Community Schools http://www.communityschools.org/multimedia/a_foundation_for_migrating_youth.aspx A Foundation for Immigrant Youth: South Salt Lake Community Schools Supporting Refugees and Immigrants In order for a community school to be effective, it cannot divorce itself from…

Seeing It Firsthand: Touring Community Schools!

Jacob Mooney Supervisor, UPS Global Business Services As the United Way Campaign Coordinator for UPS this year, we had our employees participate in several tours at United Way of Salt Lake’s community schools. We have been able…

Every Kid is Invested in Attendance at Woodrow Wilson!

by Sean Strickland Community School Director at Woodrow Wilson Getting ready in the morning can sometimes be the hardest part of the day. Pulling yourself out of bed, going through the daily chores of cleaning,…

Celebrating Culture at Lincoln Elementary!

by Amanda Matthews Lincoln Elementary Community School Director Lincoln hosted its second annual Cultural Night and it was a huge success! With a student population that speaks around 25 different languages, we have a lot…

Sabor de Kearns Brings the Community Together!

by Stephanie Linton Oquirrh Hills Elementary Community School Director “On January 7, 2016 we held Sabor de Kearns, our first lunch & learn event, which was a great success!” writes Heather Fuller, Family and Community…