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Two of A Kind: Twins Ready for Their Senior Year

Ebony and Ernest Washington with their father 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

Inspiring Students in Ms. Sinclair’s Senior Composition Class

LFLA sophomore, Adom, and Ms. Sinclair At Lift For Life Academy, we, as a community, work to ensure that our students will go out into the world after graduation prepared for post-secondary endeavors and civic involvement. While we are able to inspire students to learn about the different paths they can take in

Beth Roberts and The Metro Leadership League

Beth Roberts (left) and LFLA student, Kyra Beth Roberts has been volunteering ever since she was in middle school, when she was a group leader for her school’s Girl Scout troop. Since then, she has gone on to graduate from the journalism program at Mizzou, work various careers in advertising and marketing, bring

2016 Graduation Report

On May 18, Lift For Life Academy family, friends and supporters packed the auditorium at Harris-Stowe State University to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2016. An amazing 99% of our seniors graduated, and all of those graduates have been accepted into 2-4 year higher educational institutions and/or the military. We’re very excited to

Bringing Music To Life

Thanks to the tremendous generosity of the Arthur and Helen Baer Foundation and the support of Sally and Ken Goldman, Lift For Life Academy is able to commence the BRINGING MUSIC TO LIFE program, based on the successful, well-received, pilot program conducted during the summer of 2015. The program offers Academy Middle Schoolers the opportunity

Valedictorian Recounts the LFLA Class of 2015 Graduation

On Wednesday, May 13, Lift For Life Academy seniors commemorated their high school graduation with a ceremony at Harris-Stowe State University. The students’ families and friends packed the auditorium to cheer on these young scholars as they move on to the next chapter of their lives. We are happy to report over 98% of students

Students Thrive in Chinese Class

Mr. Yang Ai with LFLA students at the Festival of Nations in Tower Grove Park Lift For Life Academy is unique in that it offers one of the only Chinese programs at a St. Louis city charter school. While our Chinese teacher, Mr. Yang Ai, sees his class as a way to expose