Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas’ Youth of the Year 2017

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Uplift Williams’ scholar Cindy Leija has been named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas’ Youth of the Year 2017. This past December, executives from the Boys & Girls Club and corporate partners served as judges for the Youth of the Year competition to interview and hear the stories of several youth from different […]

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Inclement Weather Information

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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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Scholar Spotlight: Student Instructional Leadership Team

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Seniors at Uplift Williams Preparatory have been given the opportunity to become student teachers through the new program Student Instructional Leadership Team (SILT). The SILT team is a group of twenty four senior scholars who tutor underclassman in Reading, English, Math, and Science skills in order to prepare for ACT and SAT exams. The twenty […]

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Uplift Education Fall Festivities

As the weather drops and the leaves begin to brown, campuses across the Uplift Education host annual fall festivals, each with their own unique flair! Uplift Summit International Preparatory hosted their 8th International Fall Festival which had a phenomenal turnout of parents, scholars, and community volunteers. The purpose of the International Festival was to encourage […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Collin Plowden

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Uplift Summit scholar, Collin Plowden, has been selected for the Congressional Youth Advisory Council and is one of the youngest members in the group. The freshman applied for the council and was selected by the office of Congressman Marc Veasey. Collin applied with the help of Maggie Braun, Uplift Summit’s ninth grade theater teacher. Ms. […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Leslie Eguizabal

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Uplift Heights scholar Leslie Eguizabal secured her first internship this summer. The junior applied for the Dallas Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program and was hired by Uplift Education’s Road To College team. “It’s hard work. You can’t take money for granted,” said Eguizabal. The junior was one of three Uplift Education interns through the Dallas Mayor’s Intern […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Daniel Chairez

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Uplift Luna scholar, Daniel Chairez is interested in pursuing a career in marketing. The senior was one of several Uplift scholars selected for the Dallas Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program. Chairez went through a round of interviews during the Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program job fair. He stepped into his first interview with the non-profit Susan G. Komen Dallas County, […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Valadez

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Kevin Valadez began at Uplift Summit as an 8th grader. The school was new to the community but Valadez’s mother thought it would be a good opportunity for her son. He recalls his first year at Uplift Summit his classes were in portables. The then teen remembers thinking it was a big change from his old […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Jacqueline Camarillo

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Uplift Heights scholar Jacqueline Camarillo wants to help people. She aspires to be a pediatrician. Camarillo said there is only one thing that holds her back, her timidness. It is something she wanted to overcome this summer. The junior’s Road To College counselor advised her to apply for the Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program. The program offers […]

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Uplift increases IB authorizations in primary, middle schools

At Uplift Education, a public charter management organization serving nearly 16,000 Pre-K-12th scholars across the Dallas-Fort Worth region in predominately low-income communities, our scholars, teachers, and administrators are actively thinking about how we can insure strong levels of college readiness.  While we are proud of our 100% four-year college acceptance, it is so important to realize […]

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