Montel Joins the Millionaire Reading Club

Article written by LFLA sophomore Tylea “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss If this quotation from Dr. Seuss holds any truth, then LFLA sophomore Montel will be going a lot of places. Lift For Life Academy ensures […]

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Karlos’ Journey at Lift For Life Academy

by: Karlos Coleman, LFLA Class of 2017 My name is Karlos Coleman. I am 18 years old in the 12th grade, and I have been attending Lift for Life Academy for 7 years. Over the years, Lift For Life has helped me overcome several things in my personal life that have affected my performance at […]

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From LFL Gym to LFL Academy: The Full-Circle Story of Tiffany Simms

Today, Ms. Tiffany Simms works as a United States Postal Service employee, but two decades ago she was training to go to the Olympics with the United States Weightlifting Team. “I started going to Lift For Life Gym when I was seven because my older brothers were going there,” said Ms. Simms. “I used to […]

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Congratulations to Mr. Malone for Winning 2016 MO Charter School Teacher of the Year!

On November 4, Mr. Rodney Malone was awarded the Missouri Charter School Teacher of the Year award at the Missouri Charter Public School Association’s 2016 Charter School Conference. Mr. Malone is an exceptional, educational leader at Lift For Life Academy not only because of his dedication to instructing our teachers in the best practices for […]

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Janai Is Reading Her Way Toward A Successful Future

Lift For Life Academy junior, Janai Stewart, has been reading in her free time since she was in elementary school. “I have always loved reading,” said Janai. “In 3rd grade, I finished the entire Harry Potter series, and then I had to move on to something else. I really like reading fantasy books with mythical […]

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Football Team Ready for Their First Game

As Lift For Life Academy rings in the new school year, we also ring in the new football season with a team of many new freshman faces. Coach Gary Johnson is excited to see what his new team can do after having many of his key varsity players graduate last year. With many new freshmen […]

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Supplying Our Sensational Educators with Classroom Materials

Every year, we have students who are unable to purchase all of their school supplies on their own, but we are constantly amazed by how the St. Louis community rallies together to give these students the materials they need to learn in school. This year was no exception, as Lift For Life Academy received amazing […]

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Measuring the Circumference of Student Potential with Mr. Howe

About a year ago, in August 2015, Mr. Taylor Howe was preparing his room for his first year as a geometry teacher at Lift For Life Academy, having just completed his student teaching during the previous school year. While Mr. Howe knew that his teaching experience at LFLA would be different than his experience at […]

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Alum Dionne Wagner ’12 is Hired to Work at LFLA

Dionne Wagner ’12, once said, “My first year [at LFLA}, they were already giving us a tour of Southeast Missouri State University and encouraging us to think about college. I don’t think I’d be at a university without Lift For Life’s encouragement.” Well, guess what? This year, Dionne graduated from SEMO, and she will be starting a […]

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Two of A Kind: Twins Ready for Their Senior Year

Ebony and Ernest Washington will be seniors at Lift for Life Academy (LFLA) for the 2016-17 school year. The twins have been attending LFLA since 6th grade, and while they might not always see eye-to-eye on everything, they agree that there’s more pros than cons to going to school with your twin.  They say they’ll […]

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