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Driver’s Education Students are Challenged to Think First!

Our driver’s education classes at Lift For Life Academy are some of the last in the area to be taught, especially free of charge. As part of our dedication to ensuring the safety of our students as teenage drivers, Think First Missouri, an injury prevention program  came to speak to our students. [slideshow id=2] Before

Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith is a smart, polite, fresh faced freshman at UMKC and not so long ago, she was walking the halls of Lift For Life Academy. Alexis came to Lift For Life Academy as a sixth grader and stayed through her eighth grade year. We didn’t have a high school at that time so she

Donesha Buhr

Think about what you were doing when you were 17. What were your hobbies? Maybe you loved to read or were active in high school sports. Regardless of how you spent your time, most likely you weren’t studying how to be a circus performer. Donesha Buhr, a student Lift For Life Academy is doing just

Winning at Wrestling

In February, Raheem Brown, a Junior at Lift For Life Academy, ‘pinned’ a spot in the State Wrestling Finals! Competing at the District Finals at Whitfield, Raheem won his spot in the state finals for the 160 weight class. Although he didn’t place at the state level, Raheem held his own and put up a

Happy Belated Chinese New Year!

To celebrate the New Year, our Chinese II class went to Webster University for their Chinese New Year Celebration. They enjoyed free food, acrobats and some unique Chinese culture lessons. Check out the pictures to see what a great time they had! We even made it into the St. Louis Chinese American News! [slideshow id=1]

Soulard Chili Festival

A chili festival with chili tasting, chili judging, arts and crafts, a beer and wine garden,  music and entertainment, and a children's area. It’s fun for the whole family!  October 15th, 11-5pm. For more information, click here.

Lecciones de la vida de Costa Rica- Life Lessons from Costa Rica

Picture this: Climbing a volcano on horseback, zip lining through the rain forest, swimming beneath a waterfall, tasting local fauna… No, this isn’t the line up for the newest reality TV show, it’s just some of the activities that four of Lift For Life Academy students experienced on their trip to Costa Rica.

New 6th Grade Center

Can you believe that it’s almost that time of year again? Time to pick out new folders, sharpen pencils, open new notebooks and cram it all into that backpack. Here at Lift For Life Academy, we can’t believe the summer break has gone by so quickly. While most of our students have been away, we’ve

LFLA Students Going to New Orleans for Colleges and Service

For many high school students, spring break means skiing, beaching or simply hanging outand relaxing. Those activities offer a reprieve from the grind of school, but 100 Lift For LifeAcademy students will diverge on a different path this spring break; they’re on a mission andheaded to New Orleans! While there is sure to be fun