Uplift Education: 4 Tips to Calm Back-to-School Nerves

Each year as the summer winds down, scholars naturally start to feel the excitement and nervousness of returning to school. With this year kicking off differently than usual, many of us may need additional support and encouragement as we transition back to campus. Here are some ways you can help scholars manage their back-to-school jitters: […]

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Men of Hampton celebrate women empowerment

Men of Hampton, a parent-led group at Uplift Hampton Preparatory, hosted the 6th annual Sister 2 Sister breakfast that celebrates women and educates young girls about the stages of growing up to become an empowered women. Scholars and their mothers were invited to attend the Sister 2 Sister breakfast with a full day of workshops. […]

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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 of how you can help your scholar succeed in school. We’ve outlined four […]

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Uplift Heights Teacher Takes to Twitter for Parent Engagement

Every day scholars in Evelyn’s class at Uplift Heights are learning something new. They are tackling more complex texts and becoming more accurate readers, they are discovering the larger world around them, they are learning to add and subtract large numbers, and they are starting to make new predictions and find patterns in the natural […]

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Kristin Algier and Sarah Chambers: Uplift Heights Literacy Luncheons boost reading gains; build parent partnerships

At the beginning of the school year, Uplift Heights Primary Director Kristin Algier heard parents loud and clear.  They wanted more opportunities to be a partner in their children’s education and participate in more culture-building events.  Meanwhile early scores of the Measure of Academic Performance (MAP) assessment were showing the need for scholars to make gains in […]

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Uplift Parent University reinforces the school to home connection

It is clear that both educators and parents have the best interests of our scholars at heart. For this very reason, Uplift Williams and Uplift Peak recently held Parent Universities in an effort to help parents make a bigger impact at home and with their scholars. These Parent Universities are important school-based parent information initiatives that are designed to equip […]

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