Road To College Expands Into Career

We are excited to announce our signature Road To College program is expanding to give current scholars and alumni the tools they need to land a meaningful career. The newly renamed Road To College & Career program will continue to provide personalized support to scholars before and during college, but will also help current scholars identify careers of interest and guide Uplift alumni toward a best-fit career. Ideas for our additional focus […]

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Uplift Scholar recruited to NCAA Division 1 Soccer at The University of North Carolina Ashville. 

Uplift North Hills 2019 graduate, Kaleem Shabout, kicked off his trip on the Road To College when he enrolled at Uplift North Hills as a third grader. Shabout has fond memories of his years as a primary scholar. “It was nice to be in a classroom where I was learning so many new things and getting challenged along the way,” he said. Shabout’s academic growth was impressive, but he was excelling in pursuits outside of […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week!

We love our teachers and appreciate all the hard work they do for our scholars every day. Teacher appreciation week is May 6-10th. We have gathered some freebies for teachers and staff. Please check with your local retailer for these promotions.   Raising Canes When: May 7, 2019 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Freebie: One […]

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Senior Spotlight: Andy Huynh

When Andy Huynh entered sixth grade at Uplift Summit for the 2012-13 school year, he couldn’t have imagined the impact the school would have on his life over the following six years.  “I didn’t realize how the introduction to college at an early age would help set up my future,” Andy said.  The role of the […]

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Spring Break Activities around DFW

It’s time for some relaxation and fun this Spring Break! Whether your family likes to stay home or venture off into DFW, we have compiled a list of learning opportunities that are fun for the entire family.  Activities in the DFW:   Enjoy one the best Spring flower festivals in the United States, during the Dallas Blooms […]

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Uplift Education receives $90,000 grant to enhance postsecondary advising as part of the “To and Through” Advising Challenge

Uplift Education’s Road To College program was selected to receive a $90,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through the “To and Through Advising Challenge.”  The challenge was awarded to districts that will meaningfully impact high school students’ journey through graduation and into postsecondary education, especially low-income and students of color. Guidance and […]

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Uplift Education earns 16 International Baccalaureate Authorizations, becomes one of the nation’s Top Five IB Districts

Uplift Education earned 16 International Baccalaureate authorizations over the course of the 2017-18 school year, including five Primary Years Programmes, two Middle Years Programmes, and nine Diploma Programmes. With nearly 19,000 scholars across 40 schools, these newest authorizations elevate Uplift to one the nation’s Top Five IB Districts in number of programmes served, according to […]

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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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