Senior Decision Day Spotlight: Genaro Castillo

Genaro has been at Uplift Williams his entire life, all the way since Kindergarten. Genaro is eager to spread his wings and explore, although he’s looking forward to going somewhere that will provide him with a similar experience. Going to school at Rice will give him just that. Additionally, Genaro is looking forward to continue […]

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Life After Uplift: The Story of Tanaka Tava

Life After Uplift provides an in-depth look at what Uplift Education alumni experience after graduating and going off into the real world.     “I remember the night when my mom woke me up screaming that I got into North Hills and how big of a deal that was,” Tanaka said. “To see that excitement, it […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Mariana Zollinger

When Mariana Zollinger took her first International Baccalaureate Biology class in ninth grade, she knew what she wanted for her future.   “I always knew I loved medicine and the idea of being a doctor, but in ninth grade when I took my first biology class it reassured me that I was on the right path,” said Mariana Zollinger, […]

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7 Straight-A Steps to Prepare For STAAR

As we approach the end of the school year and our scholars take state and federally mandated tests, parents often wonder why scholars are required to take these end of year exams. TEA requires all public-school students in grades K-12, to take STAAR tests, but Uplift also uses these tests as a data point to […]

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Winter Break Fun!

Winter break is here but the learning doesn’t have to stop! Whether your family is at home or you would like to seek an adventure in DFW, we have compiled a list of activities that are fun for the whole family.  At Home Activities:  Primary- Check out this Slime Activity that you can do at home with your scholar. This science […]

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Uplift Education earns 16 International Baccalaureate Authorizations, becomes one of the nation’s Top Five IB Districts

Uplift Education earned 16 International Baccalaureate authorizations over the course of the 2017-18 school year, including five Primary Years Programmes, two Middle Years Programmes, and nine Diploma Programmes. With nearly 19,000 scholars across 40 schools, these newest authorizations elevate Uplift to one the nation’s Top Five IB Districts in number of programmes served, according to […]

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Uplift Network-wide science fair!

The Uplift network-wide district science fair took place January 27 with the hard work of scholars, teachers, staff and volunteers. More than 231 scholars presented months of research, data and testing. Guest filled the UT Southwestern T. Boone Pickens Biomedical Building early Saturday morning for a full day of science. Many events took place throughout […]

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Stay Engaged During Winter Break

Winter break is here but the learning doesn’t have to stop! Below we’ve compiled a list of at home activities to help your scholar continue learning during the break. We also want you to enjoy your break and have fun so we added some local activities to partake in around DFW.  Happy holidays! At Home […]

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Uplift Mighty’s first graduating class!

Uplift Mighty Preparatory is excited to graduate its first class of seniors. Scholars have been preparing for senior year the past eleven years and as the first graduating class from an Uplift school in Fort Worth, scholars want to set the tone. “We are setting the tone for other generations to come which is a […]

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Scholar Spotlight: Jose Alcala and Blake Pope

Uplift Summit scholars obtain summer internship at University of Texas at Arlington for the Miles Foundation. While some scholars may spend their summer vacation at camps or traveling, sophomore Blake Pope and junior Jose Alcala will continue their learning by analyzing the genome of lizards. Their research findings have the potential to  impact funds Texas Parks and Wildlife has been using […]

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