Red Ribbon Week: Your Future Is Key, So Stay Drug Free!

The National Red Ribbon Week Campaign raises awareness around the world on the effects of drug use within the lives of our youth. According to their website, Red Ribbon Week was established in 1985 in response to the murder of DEA agent Enrique Camarena.  Angered parents and youth in the communities across the country began […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Timothy Chapa

Timothy Chapa, sophomore at Uplift Heights Preparatory in West Dallas has been working hard to change the perception of teenagers in his community. Chapa along with 300 residents were on the verge of eviction from HMK properties in West Dallas. As organizations and community leaders began to speak up and fight for the community, he […]

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Freshman Forward

As a college preparatory public charter school, Uplift  promotes a college-going culture for all scholars at an early age.  From kindergarten all the way through high school, college memorabilia and conversation about where to attend college are seen and heard all through the hallways.  At the beginning of Freshman Year, the Road To College Freshman […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Monica Orozco

Uplift North Hills scholar, Monica Orozco has made many accomplishment this summer starting with developing her nonprofit Gift of Reading. Gift of Reading is a nonprofit that promotes servant leadership, literacy and a love of reading through book ownership. Monica, 7th grader, has been working towards her goal of becoming an entrepreneur for seven years […]

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Farewell to the class of 2017

College is around the corner for all recent Uplift graduates.  At Uplift Williams the Road To College counselors went above and beyond to say goodbye to the Class of 2017 by hosting a BBQ at the Bachman lake. Family, alumni, counselors and classmates participated in various games as they shared their excitement for their future. […]

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Reading Partners

Reading Partners is a program that partners with school to help improve literacy rates in children at an early age, so they can go further in their education. Reading Partners can be found on two Uplift campuses, Uplift Heights and Uplift Williams which serves more than 60 scholars year round. Only 16% of low-income fourth […]

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Uplift Scholars feel the LOVE

Southwest Airlines is known for the highest quality of customer service and ensuring that all passengers are treated with a sense of warmth and friendliness. Uplift juniors felt the Southwest love as they visited the corporate headquarters on a recent Career Exploration trip to learn about career opportunities beyond college.   “Southwest is not like […]

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Senior Spotlight: Adriana Ventura

School: Uplift Williams College: Lafayette College Adriana joined the Uplift family in sixth grade. With a change in school, course work and friends she faced many challenges but Uplift helped her overcome. She has since created her own Uplift family and looks forward to sharing her school choice with them. Since her first year at […]

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Senior Spotlight: Patrick O’Connor Lynch

School: Uplift Summit College: University of Oklahoma Major: Electrical Engineering Lynch’s most memorable moment at Uplift comes from college signing day. He looks forward to the day where the stadium is filled with Uplift family and friends as they get cheered on making their selection for their future. For lynch college means a chance to […]

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Senior Spotlight: Sharrieff Muhammad

School: Uplift Luna College: University of Pennsylvania Major: Computer Science Minor: Music Muhammad has been at Uplift Luna for four years and is now getting ready to embark on his college journey. He feels that Uplift has prepared him to go to college through all the support and resources the Road To College team provides. […]

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