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MY JOURNEY THUS FAR BY: PALOMA DIAZ, A PROUD UPLIFT ALUMNI

Uplift Voices Special Education scholars from Uplift North Hills took part in a real-world-experience field trip as they went grocery shopping and then prepared a feast for their entire class. After boarding the bus, scholars and their teachers headed to a local grocery store where they worked together to check off all the ingredients on …

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Life After Uplift: The Story of Mariah Steward

Uplift Voices 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 …

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Life After Uplift: The Story of Fahim Ahamed

Uplift Voices 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 …

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5 Great Ways To Promote Literacy At Home

Uplift Voices “Literacy unlocks the door to learning throughout life, is essential to development and health, and opens the way for democratic participation and active citizenship.”—Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations 1. Make time for reading!Though it may seem like an obvious suggestion, this one is incredibly important. In order for reading to …

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Uplift Summit Scholars Are Reading & Riding

Uplift Voices Uplift Summit’s library has books of all shapes and sizes, but they also have an innovative way to increase reading engagement.  Librarian Tonja Tate and Teacher Assistant Imelda Gutierrez have spearheaded a program called Reading Wheels. This past August, Fit Desk bikes were installed in the secondary library at Uplift Summit.   Scholars have the opportunity to read while exercising which stimulates both their brain and …

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