Teacher Appreciation Freebies

Teacher appreciation week is May 7-11. Below you will find great freebies for teachers and staff. Please check with your local retailer for these promotions. Food Chick-Fil-A When: May 8th Time: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Freebie: Free chicken sandwich   Haagen-Dazs When: May 8th Time: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Freebie: Free cone day […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Valeria Escobar

Valeria Escobar has taken the next big step in pursuing a life-long dream of career in journalism.  The Uplift Summit International Preparatory senior earned admission and a full-ride scholarship to Columbia University in New York City.  Escobar will announce her decision to attend along with hundreds of Uplift seniors at College Signing Day on April […]

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Testing Season: How can you help your scholars?

Scholars are entering the testing season of of the school year. State and federally mandated tests are a governmental requirement but Uplift also uses these tests as part of the full picture of data to measure overall scholar growth. Our English Language Learners started the Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System (TELPAS) test on Monday. […]

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Scholar Spotlight: William Horne

Uplift Summit International Preparatory scholar, William Horne, is giving back to his school by starting the Keep Summit Beautiful organization. Horne is on the Mayor’s Youth Commission, a platform for him to volunteer his time to his city and where he was introduced to the national nonprofit, Keep America Beautiful. “I saw Uplift Summit as […]

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SPRING BREAK IS HERE

Spring Break is a great time to relax, have fun, enjoy family time and get involved in events around the metroplex! Below you will find activities you can do at home with your scholar and events you can attend for a day out. Texas Discovery Garden: Offering FREE activities to all ages with a family-friendly […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Sa’vana Davis

Sa’vana Davis, a junior at Uplift Heights Secondary won the Dallas Mavericks Black History Month Challenge.  Her winning essay on gun violence in her community landed her a weekend trip to Atlanta, Georgia. The challenge allows students to answer a prompt, “I have a dream: How Black History inspires me”.  Davis felt very connected to […]

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Uplift Network-wide science fair!

The Uplift network-wide district science fair took place January 27 with the hard work of scholars, teachers, staff and volunteers. More than 231 scholars presented months of research, data and testing. Guest filled the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building early Saturday morning for a full day of science. Many events took place throughout […]

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Uplift Scholar publishes novel at 13 years old

Sreeja Kuppam, an Uplift North Hills scholar,  published her first book on her thirteenth birthday. Ancient Dynasty Chronicle: The Untold Truth is a series of adventure, mystery and suspense. The middle school scholar has always shown her passion for writing in class and at home. “My parents didn’t expect me to write a book, but […]

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Recognizing Black History Month

Black History Month recognizes the contributions of African Americans by celebrating history, culture, leaders, that have created impacts of change in U.S. There are a variety of ways you can celebrate Black History Month across the metroplex! Below is a list of events that you and your family can attend to learn and join in […]

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Weather Alert

Scholar safety is always a top priority, and as cold weather approaches there is an increasing chance of ice or snow that could close or delay Uplift schools. We have updated our school website homepages with new “Delays and Closings” buttons for better assistance. The decision to close or delay schools begins the night before […]

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