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Without education, your children can never really meet the challenges they will face. So it’s very important to give children education and explain that they should play a role for their country.”

– Nelson Mandela

What’s Up ?! – March 2019

From the CEO Lead Up FAQ of the Month What did you do for Spring Break? We became authors! You're Coming, Right? From the CEO One of the best things we get to do as a part of our work here at Lead Up is to celebrate the successes of our students who are working hard...

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What’s Up ?! – February 2019

From the CEO Lead Up FAQ of the Month High School High Stress. 7 ways to survive. <a You're Coming, Right? From the CEO Raise your hand if you’re sick of winter! It’s definitely a challenge to stay motivated while braving these soul crushing cold temps, but with...

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High School. High Stress.

Getting into college, and finding the money needed to pay for it, is more competitive than ever and the balancing act that students experience each and every day can add up to stress and burnout. Add on the demands of school, job, and extracurriculars and it’s easy to...

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What’s Up?! January 2019

#finishlinefriday FINALLY! Are you Next Up? #finishlinefriday   As happens every January, the conversation seems to center around beginnings, and the fresh start that comes with 12 fresh, unwritten months ahead. Starting down paths to new goals, plans for new...

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Why Mentoring Matters by Taylor Sinclair

Why Mentoring Matters   Taylor Sinclair earned a J.D. from Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida. She is passionate about civil rights and access to education. She is an avid hiker and reader and is happiest when leaving her comfort zone behind. Life...

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The Big One

We celebrated our 1st birthday in style, and our student leaders shared their birthday gratitudes and wishes.

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Tutoring as a Way to Give Back

Tutoring as a Way to Give Back This semester, our student leaders have been working closely with five tutors from the University of Nebraska. Students are welcome to stop in three days per week to receive academic help. We interviewed one of these tutors, Hadi...

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Playing Soccer at North Star High School

Student Snapshot: Anthony & Shihab on playing soccer at North Star Junior leaders Anthony and Shihab were both on North Star’s JV Soccer team this year. We talked to them about what their time on the team was like, here’s what they had to say: Why did you decide...

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