Uplift Education: 4 Tips to Calm Back-to-School Nerves

Each year as the summer winds down, scholars naturally start to feel the excitement and nervousness of returning to school. With this year kicking off differently than usual, many of us may need additional support and encouragement as we transition back to campus. Here are some ways you can help scholars manage their back-to-school jitters: […]

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SENIOR DECISION DAY 2020: VIRTUALLY THE BEST CLASS EVER

Another complete school year is another chance we get to celebrate the achievements of our accomplished Uplift Senior Class of 2020. Under incredibly difficult circumstances, 839 Uplift seniors had to quickly adapt to online learning in the spring. The Uplift community is incredibly impressed by our seniors’ determination to make their last moments at Uplift meaningful, […]

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2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR: FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES NEAR YOU

The Dallas/Fort Worth communities play a vital role in supporting children who are returning to school in an in-person, virtual, or hybrid learning environment.  Business, churches, and community groups are stepping up to help ensure students have the supplies they need during these unprecedented times. Now more than ever, our families need support to prepare for learning […]

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Winter came early! Are you prepared?

Cold weather has arrived in Dallas and we would like to remind our parents and school communities of our weather procedures for this winter season. Our school website homepages have been updated with a “Inclement Weather” button where parents can find all the latest information for your specific campus weather update. To navigate to this page, visit your school’s web-page, select […]

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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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