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 Détente Collective, a non-profit […]

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Freshman Forward

As a college preparatory public charter school, Uplift  promotes a college-going culture for all scholars at an early age.  From kindergarten all the way through high school, college memorabilia and conversation about where to attend college are seen and heard all through the hallways.  At the beginning of Freshman Year, the Road To College Freshman […]

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This job is unpredictable, the hours are long, but it’s the best job in the world

A day in the life of a kindergarten teacher can be unpredictable, even for fifth-year Uplift Peak teacher Elizabeth. As she arrives to her classroom ahead of her scholars, she flips the light switch to illuminate walls adorned with a collage of letters, numbers, scholar projects, maps, and the mascot of her alma mater, the SMU Mustang.  In the […]

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