Telehealth in our schools

At Uplift, we seek to find the best programs and support for our families and scholars. In 2014 we welcomed Children’s Health school-based Telehealth program into our schools to better help and support our Uplift teams and families. Telehealth is a school-based program that provides virtual consultations with a Children’s Health Pediatric Group physician for […]

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Teachers are heroes !

Our teachers are not only heroes in the classroom, they are heroes around the world. Kayla Barrett from Uplift Mighty traveled 8,870 Miles this summer where she volunteered with Globalteer at an elephant camp in Thailand to help save endangered wildlife. The Wildlife Sanctuary has 19 elephants that are rescued from trekking camps and offers […]

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Have the best first day at Uplift Education!

The first day of school is right around the corner on August 8th!  Scholars and families may be excited to see their friends, teachers and schools leaders and may even feel a little nervous about starting a new grade or school.  Below are a few tips to smooth the transition back into the school year […]

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On The Road To Success

Our Road To College team supports and guides our scholars to and through college. This summer the RTC team hosted various events for parent and scholars at their future colleges. Scholars who will be attending TWU, UNTD, UTA and TAMU received a customized college tour by our RTC counselors and college staff. Alumni were introduced […]

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Aspiring Senior Ambassadors Program

Through the Aspiring Senior Ambassadors Program (ASAP) 54 of our 11th grade scholars underwent an application process to be selected for a  summer college trip to Boston and Philadelphia. Scholars were divided into two groups depending on their preference of colleges to visit.  During the trip they had the opportunity to tour the college and […]

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Reading Partners

Reading Partners is a program that partners with school to help improve literacy rates in children at an early age, so they can go further in their education. Reading Partners can be found on two Uplift campuses, Uplift Heights and Uplift Williams which serves more than 60 scholars year round. Only 16% of low-income fourth […]

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Uplift Film Festival

The Uplift-wide Film Festival took place on May 10 at the Angelika Film Theater. Scholars from Uplift Peak, Uplift Luna, Uplift Williams and Uplift Heights competed in the categories of best actor, actress, screenplay, cinematography, editing, audience favorite, and best overall. Uplift added audio video production to the  curriculum 10 years ago at Uplift Peak. […]

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Entrepreneurs in the making

Annually, Uplift Primary scholars participate in Lemonade Day, a program that inspires youth to become entrepreneurs.  Lemonade Day’s objective is to help today’s youth become the business leaders, social advocates, community volunteers and forward-thinking citizens of tomorrow. Students from across the country sign-up to participate in Lemonade Day, a free event that teaches students to […]

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Uplift Comes Out Victorious

Special Olympics was created by Eunice Shriver Kennedy in 1968 when she noticed the need for a place where children with intellectual disabilities could play. Her vision took off and now the Special Olympics are widely recognized across the world. On April 18, Uplift fielded the first network-wide Special Olympics at Lumpkins Stadium in Waxahachie, […]

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We Love Our Teachers

Uplift Education celebrated teacher appreciation May 1-12, thanking our educators for going above and beyond every day for our scholars. Teachers at Uplift were celebrated by administration, scholars and the entire Uplift family with an abundance of food, hand-written letters and special treats. The hard work of our teachers does not go unnoticed during the […]

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