Fitness & Nutrition

At Uplift the importance of academics is one of the qualities we have instilled in our scholars. And while we know academics are very important we also like to have fun during our free time! Run Club at Uplift  was created last year to help bring fitness and nutrition information to scholars. The Run Club […]

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SPARK!, where creativity is unleashed

For the next three months, the 6th grade class at Uplift Peak will explore their creative potential through visits to SPARK!, a local non-profit focused on igniting the spark of creativity in all kids.  During their first visit, scholars were able to tap into their creativity through both physical activity and project creation.  Both Uplift and […]

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Scholar Spotlight – Arbranyz’e Robertson

Uplift Luna Secondary is home to this year’s Miss Black Teen Texas US Ambassador, senior Arbranyz’e Robertson. Robertson thought the pageant was a great scholarship opportunity, and also a way to continue giving back to the community and creating the change she wants to see in it. “I feel like I stood out because of […]

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Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas’ Youth of the Year 2017

Uplift Williams’ scholar Cindy Leija has been named the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas’ Youth of the Year 2017. This past December, executives from the Boys & Girls Club and corporate partners served as judges for the Youth of the Year competition to interview and hear the stories of several youth from different […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Student Instructional Leadership Team

Seniors at Uplift Williams Preparatory have been given the opportunity to become student teachers through the new program Student Instructional Leadership Team (SILT). The SILT team is a group of twenty four senior scholars who tutor underclassman in Reading, English, Math, and Science skills in order to prepare for ACT and SAT exams. The twenty […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Collin Plowden

Uplift Summit scholar, Collin Plowden, has been selected for the Congressional Youth Advisory Council and is one of the youngest members in the group. The freshman applied for the council and was selected by the office of Congressman Marc Veasey. Collin applied with the help of Maggie Braun, Uplift Summit’s ninth grade theater teacher. Ms. […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Leslie Eguizabal

Uplift Heights scholar Leslie Eguizabal secured her first internship this summer. The junior applied for the Dallas Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program and was hired by Uplift Education’s Road To College team. “It’s hard work. You can’t take money for granted,” said Eguizabal. The junior was one of three Uplift Education interns through the Dallas Mayor’s Intern […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Daniel Chairez

Uplift Luna scholar, Daniel Chairez is interested in pursuing a career in marketing. The senior was one of several Uplift scholars selected for the Dallas Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program. Chairez went through a round of interviews during the Mayor’s Intern Fellows Program job fair. He stepped into his first interview with the non-profit Susan G. Komen Dallas County, […]

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Uplift increases IB authorizations in primary, middle schools

At Uplift Education, a public charter management organization serving nearly 16,000 Pre-K-12th scholars across the Dallas-Fort Worth region in predominately low-income communities, our scholars, teachers, and administrators are actively thinking about how we can insure strong levels of college readiness.  While we are proud of our 100% four-year college acceptance, it is so important to realize […]

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A family tradition; Sierras finds support, success at Uplift Williams

When Uplift Williams opened in 2007, the Sierra family had already found a school for their young children, but word quickly spread about the new free public charter school in the Love-Field neighborhood. Beatriz Sierra, mother of four wanted her children to have the best education possible.  She wanted her kids to be college ready. Beatriz […]

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