Senior Spotlight: Sterling Jones

School: Uplift Hampton College: Hampton University Major: Aviation Management Jones is an Uplift Hampton senior who has been involved in many extra-curricular activities from track team captain to student council vice president. He is looking forward to starting his educational career at Hampton University though he will miss his one on one interaction with his […]

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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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Scholar Spotlight: Divine Bila

School:  Uplift Heights College: Oglethorpe University Major: Linguistics and Sociology Bila is a senior at Uplift heights and feels that Uplift has helped her gain more confident throughout the years. She has been involved in many groups on campus such as art club, tech club, volleyball and basketball. All great groups to help build her […]

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Senior Spotlight: Julia Byerly

School: Uplift North Hills College: Rochester University or College of the Holy Cross Major: International Studies Uplift North Hills is a diverse school filled with many cultured background; Byerly has found her passion for international studies through Uplift Education. She became a scholar at first grade, which has allowed her to be enriched by all […]

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Junior Career Explorer Trip

Junior Career Experience Trips were created to help guide and demonstrate to our junior class the possible job opportunities they could obtain after college. These trips consists of various companies including Fortune 500s. In March, scholars had the opportunity to visit Compass Health to explore various roles and interact with employees. They were given advice […]

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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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Tips for Parent Teacher Conference

At least twice a year, Uplift schools hold parent teacher conferences. These conferences play a critical role in establishing a good relationship with your scholar’s teacher. Careful preparation for this conference can help you get more out of the meeting and  an understanding on how you can help your scholar succeed in school. We’ve outlined […]

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Readers 2 Leaders

The Readers 2 leaders’ organization began five years ago with a mission to develop and grow reading skills of children in underserved communities. The community they chose to serve is West Dallas due to its high poverty and dropout rate. Dallas has a poverty rate of 38% and only 34% of all students in school […]

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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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