SPARK!, where creativity is unleashed

For the next three months, the 6th grade class at Uplift Peak will explore their creative potential through visits to SPARK!, a local non-profit focused on igniting the spark of creativity in all kids.  During their first visit, scholars were able to tap into their creativity through both physical activity and project creation.  Both Uplift and […]

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

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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Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Valadez

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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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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ACT growth leads more Uplift high schools toward the Diploma Programme

At Uplift Education, a public charter management organization serving 16,000 scholars Pre-K-12 across the Dallas-Fort Worth region in predominately low-income communities, our scholars, teachers, and administrators have been actively focused on increasing their levels of college readiness.  As an example, last school year, our high school seniors averaged a 21.7 on their ACTs, with 47% […]

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Teacher Spotlight: Jonathan Trebble-Greening

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) recognized Jonathan Trebble-Greening from Uplift Luna High School for his tenacity as a science teacher in his first five years. Trebble-Greening was awarded the Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for new teachers.  The award provides teachers in their first five years of teaching with funds to attend NSTA’s National Conference on […]

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Uplift Alumni Service Day

Former Uplift scholars took part in Alumni Service Day on January 8. Alumni from across the country revisited their Uplift schools and spoke to current seniors. The event takes place once a year and provides current students the opportunity to hear first hand from their former classmates about their college experience.  Alumni of Uplift Summit visited […]

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Uplift Heights Middle School Director Cody: Staying busy

Cody is the Middle School Director at Uplift Heights Middle School and recently completed the Accelerate Institute’s Ryan Fellowship.  The program helped Cody develop and refine a high impact strategy that was specific to the Uplift Heights community.  While the program kept Cody busy, he says staying busy is something that is important for all lifelong […]

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Uplift CEO Yasmin Bhatia: our 2014 priorities are focused on scholars first

Our priorities grow out of our commitment to our scholars’ academic growth as they prepare to be successful in college. We have four major priorities this year to help ensure this happens. Listen to Uplift CEO Yasmin Bhatia discuss these priorities and what impact she believes pursuing them will have on our scholars’ college readiness […]

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