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Welcome to the Reach-Up Head Start blog! Here you will find information about our programs, stories from our staff and families, mental health resources, news and event information, our virtual wellness room, and more.

Career Opportunities

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The Board of Directors seeks an Executive Director for Reach-Up Inc., a not-for-profit, human services agency serving Benton, Sherburne, and Stearns Counties. AGENCY SUMMARY: Reach-Up Inc. works in…

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April 2024 Issue of The Whistler

April showers bring May flowers! It’s time to spring into action and gear up for the sunny days ahead.

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March 2024 Issue of The Whistler

March is National Nutrition Month; this year’s theme is “Beyond the Table.”

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February 2024 Issue of The Whistler

February Is The Month of Love What better way to show love than to take care of our own hearts!

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Staff Stories – Ana: Lead Teacher

Ana Chavana joined the Reach-Up team in 2022 as a Preschool Teacher. Prior to joining our team, Ana returned to school to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.…

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Staff Stories – Barb: Lead Teacher

Bara Schwankl has been part of the Reach-Up team since 2013. She worked with us as a Substitute Teacher, then was promoted to Assistant Teacher, and now has been a…

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Staff Stories – Katelyn: Early Head Start Teacher

Katelyn Maday has been a teacher at Reach-Up since 2019, where she has spent time as both a Head Start Teacher and Early Head Start Teacher. Prior to joining our…

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January 2024 Issue of The Whistler

2024 – HAPPY NEW YEAR! The start of a new year is like a blank canvas, full of endless possibilities and exciting adventures to come! It’s a time to celebrate…

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December 2023 Issue of The Whistler

Why is it important to celebrate? As we enter into December and the end of 2023 we find ourselves with lots of reasons to celebrate! Whatever holiday(s) you may be…

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November 2023 Issue of The Whistler

November is National Gratitude Month At Reach-Up, we are so grateful for our kids and families! Thank you for letting us into your homes and into your lives. Thank you…

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