Have the best first day at Uplift Education!

The first day of school is right around the corner on August 8th!  Scholars and families may be excited to see their friends, teachers and schools leaders and may even feel a little nervous about starting a new grade or school.  Below are a few tips to smooth the transition back into the school year […]

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On The Road To Success

Our Road To College team supports and guides our scholars to and through college. This summer the RTC team hosted various events for parent and scholars at their future colleges. Scholars who will be attending TWU, UNTD, UTA and TAMU received a customized college tour by our RTC counselors and college staff. Alumni were introduced […]

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Aspiring Senior Ambassadors Program

Through the Aspiring Senior Ambassadors Program (ASAP) 54 of our 11th grade scholars underwent an application process to be selected for a  summer college trip to Boston and Philadelphia. Scholars were divided into two groups depending on their preference of colleges to visit.  During the trip they had the opportunity to tour the college and […]

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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 Film Festival

The Uplift-wide Film Festival took place on May 10 at the Angelika Film Theater. Scholars from Uplift Peak, Uplift Luna, Uplift Williams and Uplift Heights competed in the categories of best actor, actress, screenplay, cinematography, editing, audience favorite, and best overall. Uplift added audio video production to the  curriculum 10 years ago at Uplift Peak. […]

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Entrepreneurs in the making

Annually, Uplift Primary scholars participate in Lemonade Day, a program that inspires youth to become entrepreneurs.  Lemonade Day’s objective is to help today’s youth become the business leaders, social advocates, community volunteers and forward-thinking citizens of tomorrow. Students from across the country sign-up to participate in Lemonade Day, a free event that teaches students to […]

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Uplift Comes Out Victorious

Special Olympics was created by Eunice Shriver Kennedy in 1968 when she noticed the need for a place where children with intellectual disabilities could play. Her vision took off and now the Special Olympics are widely recognized across the world. On April 18, Uplift fielded the first network-wide Special Olympics at Lumpkins Stadium in Waxahachie, […]

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We Love Our Teachers

Uplift Education celebrated teacher appreciation May 1-12, thanking our educators for going above and beyond every day for our scholars. Teachers at Uplift were celebrated by administration, scholars and the entire Uplift family with an abundance of food, hand-written letters and special treats. The hard work of our teachers does not go unnoticed during the […]

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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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