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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Alumni Spotlight – Dolores Alcala

Uplift Williams Preparatory was fortunate to have Dolores Alcala as a scholar, and even luckier to have her back as an Road To College team member. Alcala’s journey started when she transferred from Bishop Dunne to Uplift Williams her sophomore year. She credited Uplift Williams for having a warm and open environment that allowed her […]

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Future Scientist: Uplift District Science Fair

The annual Uplift district science fair took place January 22 with the hard work of scholars, teacher’s, staff and volunteers .More than 135 science projects and 196 scholars presented their months of research, data and testing. More than 300 guest filled the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building early Saturday morning. We had a […]

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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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