Uplift Education Public Schools Open for In-Person Learning

Uplift Education public schools will open September 21, 2020 for in-person learning with new precautions in place to keep kids safe. Given the positive health news and the robust measures we have taken for safe in-person learning, we will begin welcoming back our students to school in a phased approach for those families who selected […]

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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month Despite COVID-19

Hispanic Heritage Month began more than 30 years ago, when President Ronald Reagan expanded the nation’s Hispanic Heritage Week. Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated every year from September 15 through October 15. This year is no different. Despite COVID-19 throwing a wrench in our plans, there are still a variety of different ways to commemorate […]

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My journey thus far by: Paloma Diaz, a proud uplift alumni

In the past three and a half years I have moved to San Francisco, been awarded enough scholarships to fully cover my tuition and fees, obtained seven internships, (three of which have become lasting clients), been a leader in my community, and built a portfolio I am proud of. As I slowly check off my […]

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Uplift Education was Awarded to be in the First Cohort for a State-Funded Incentive Pay to High-Performing Teachers

Uplift Education will prioritize our teachers and provide 90% of the funds directly to teachers who have earned the TIA designations. Uplift Education was awarded to be in the first cohort of the Teacher Incentive Allotment (TIA) program to provide state-funded incentive pay to high-performing teachers. Uplift anticipates 136 of their teachers receiving a state […]

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UPLIFT EDUCATION PUTS A PREMIUM ON TEACHER AND STUDENT HEALTH AND WELL-BEING WITH KEY ADDITION TO EXECUTIVE TEAM

Uplift Education continues to innovate and put students’ and teachers’ well-being first by adding Dr. John Gasko as its Chief Well-Being and SEL Officer.  This addition to Uplift’s innovative and robust wellness and social emotional learning team will not only ensure that Uplift students have access to regular and reliable preventative and supportive mental health […]

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5 important actions for parents in 5 days

The first day of school is Tuesday, August 6 and taking a moment to complete the following five steps over the next five days, will help parents throughout the 2019-20 school year.   Visit your campus Families and Scholars website – Each campus website includes a “Families and Scholars” tab where parents can find uniform […]

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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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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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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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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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