Uplift Alumnus Helps Organize School Supply Drive

Primary scholars at Uplift Peak were in for a wonderful surprise as students from SMU showed up to their school armed with bags full of school supplies.  The school supply drop off was initiated by Ethan Rios, a junior at SMU and an Uplift alumnus. Ethan, a graduate from Uplift Infinity back in 2018, is part of the D├ętente Collective, a non-profit […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2021

Teacher Appreciation Week is here! Our Uplift teachers have been working diligently all year long to support our scholars and families in the midst of a global pandemic. We have found a variety of different freebies and deals for our teachers to take advantage of during the week of May 3 – 7. Be sure […]

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Recapping Senior Decision Day 2021

The lights of Globe Life Field were shining brightly on our seniors as they walked across the stage and announced their future plans to the world. In front of an energetic yet socially distanced crowd, a total of 867 scholars proudly revealed their respective college, university, career path, or branch of the military that they would be pursuing […]

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Uplift Stands Alone in National Rankings

This week, U.S. News & World Report released their much-anticipated yearly rankings of the best high schools in the nation.  Each year, public schools across the country wait eagerly for the list to be released to see where they stack up against their peers and see if they can display the highly recognizable Best High Schools badge on their websites and social media pages.    Uplift […]

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Senior Decision Day Spotlight: Denise Dominguez

Denise has been at Uplift Peak since 4th grade, and has felt embraced by a strong community atmosphere. Her RTCC counselors encouraged her to apply for programs such as QuestBridge, which allowed Denise to apply to highly prestigious schools. Speaking of the college application process, the most stressful part for Denise were deadlines. “I ended […]

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Senior Decision Day Spotlight: Jose Fuentes

Jose has been at Uplift Infinity since 6th grade, however he’s poised to make a jump outside of his comfort zone. Through the help of his RTCC counselor, Jose connected with an Uplift Infinity alumni who now attends Babson College, a small private school near Boston, Massachusetts. For Jose, having a mentor has been a […]

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Senior Decision Day Spotlight: Brianna Vasquez

Brianna joined the Uplift family three years ago and immediately became enamored with the attention that Uplift teachers provide their scholars. Having trusting adults and developing bonds with her teachers really helped to shape her as she progressed through high school. In addition to her teachers, the staff in the RTCC office also served as […]

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Life After Uplift: The Story of Fahim Ahamed

Life After Uplift provides an in-depth look at what Uplift Education alumni experience after graduating and going off into the real world.      In this edition of Life After Uplift, we learn about Fahim Ahamed, founder of Hold My Chai, a chai business set for its grand opening in Frisco this summer.   “When I was at North Hills, […]

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Gayle Nindo: A Truly ‘Grand’ Scholar

Uplift scholars were featured in the Dallas Morning News on January 10th, sharing their views on the charter school experience. Several scholars wrote letters expressing how attending an Uplift Education school has impacted their lives. The article helped inform Texas legislators as they enter the 87th legislative session on charter schools’ importance. Gayle Nindo, a 5th grader at […]

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Life After Uplift: The Story of Mariah Steward

Life After Uplift provides an in-depth look at what Uplift Education alumni experience after graduating and going off into the real world.    In this edition of Life After Uplift, Mariah Steward takes us through her experiences after she graduated and her journey in the early stage of her career.   Mariah, a graduate of Uplift Luna Preparatory, first became interested in education in high school as she experienced […]

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