Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans by celebrating the rich history, vibrant culture and leaders that have paved the way in the U.S. There are a variety of ways to share in the celebration. Below is a list of events in the Dallas area that you and your family can […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Monica Orozco

Uplift North Hills scholar, Monica Orozco has made many accomplishment this summer starting with developing her nonprofit Gift of Reading. Gift of Reading is a nonprofit that promotes servant leadership, literacy and a love of reading through book ownership. Monica, 7th grader, has been working towards her goal of becoming an entrepreneur for seven years […]

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Farewell to the class of 2017

College is around the corner for all recent Uplift graduates.  At Uplift Williams the Road To College counselors went above and beyond to say goodbye to the Class of 2017 by hosting a BBQ at the Bachman lake. Family, alumni, counselors and classmates participated in various games as they shared their excitement for their future. […]

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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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