Tacony, Baby Lock, and Jackman’s Fabrics Donate Sewing Machines

Our flourishing fashion design program has been desperately in need of new sewing machines because many of them do not work properly. Tacony, Baby Lock and Jackman's Fabrics came to our rescue and donated ten high quality Baby Lock machines along with a serger and a wide array of sewing notions.  "I'm ecstatic," expressed Alexis

Service learning field trip teaches 7th graders valuable lessons

Seventh grade students from Lift For Life Academy went on five different service learning trips last week to organizations around the St. Louis region. One organization they helped was the St. Louis Area Food Bank in Bridgeton, Missouri. The group packaged a total of 14,678 pounds of food during their trip. Additionally, they helped break

Lift for Life charter renewed through June 2023

Southeast Missouri State University renewed Lift for Life Academy's charter in the Board of Regents meeting on September 22 in Cape Girardeau. The renewal continues the long relationship between SEMO and LFLA since first opening in 2000. The Board of Regents approved expansion of elementary grades. The expansion allows us to educate our students throughout

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

Mr. Rodney Malone 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

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