Summer Programs In Your Community

Summer is here, but there are plenty of opportunities for scholars to remain active. The below list offers a few of the many available scholar engagement opportunities across the Metroplex, before we return to school on August 6*. DALLAS Uplift Summer Food Program  Mon-Fri6/9/19-7/9/19Breakfast: 7:30 a.m.-7:55 a.m.Lunch: 12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Dallas Locations: Uplift Hampton, Uplift […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Mariana Zollinger

When Mariana Zollinger took her first International Baccalaureate Biology class in ninth grade, she knew what she wanted for her future.   “I always knew I loved medicine and the idea of being a doctor, but in ninth grade when I took my first biology class it reassured me that I was on the right path,” said Mariana Zollinger, […]

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7 Straight-A Steps to Prepare For STAAR

As we approach the end of the school year and our scholars take state and federally mandated tests, parents often wonder why scholars are required to take these end of year exams. TEA requires all public-school students in grades K-12, to take STAAR tests, but Uplift also uses these tests as a data point to […]

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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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Demystifying the lottery at Uplift Education

The application and enrollment process for new families looks slightly different at Uplift Education than it does at a traditional school district, and we are often asked to clarify our process. In short, the application window for the 2019-20 school year begins December 1 and ends February 1. To have an equal opportunity for your scholar to be selected for an available space at one of our […]

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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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Uplift Network-wide science fair!

The Uplift network-wide district science fair took place January 27 with the hard work of scholars, teachers, staff and volunteers. More than 231 scholars presented months of research, data and testing. Guest filled the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building early Saturday morning for a full day of science. Many events took place throughout […]

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Uplift Scholar publishes novel at 13 years old

Sreeja Kuppam, an Uplift North Hills scholar,  published her first book on her thirteenth birthday. Ancient Dynasty Chronicle: The Untold Truth is a series of adventure, mystery and suspense. The middle school scholar has always shown her passion for writing in class and at home. “My parents didn’t expect me to write a book, but […]

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