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Students Learn From Famous Designers

During the fall semester, Lift For Life Academy high school students visited two fashion designers at their Washington Avenue studio lofts. One designer was Project Runway Season 8 contestant, Michael Drummond. Drummond taught students about his fashion specialty-- woven garments. The students saw his weaving machines as well as the type of fabrics

Lift For Life Academy Softball travels to Webster University

On October 7, 2010, Lift For Life Academy’s high school softball team traveled to Webster University to take part in a special practice where they learned skills and techniques from the Webster University NCAA DIII Softball team.  Throughout the day, Lift For Life Academy softball players were paired with a member of the Webster team and

Steve Templeton visits Lift For Life Academy

On September 27, 2010, News Channel 4’s Chief Meteorologist, Steve Templeton, visited Mrs. Cloeter’s science class.  He talked to students about his education path and how he became a weatherman.  From there he introduced the students to weather concepts including cold fronts, jet streams and many other ideas.  But the most important thing

Student Voices Describe LFLA

December 10, 2010 Students from grades 6-11, took time to talk about why Lift For Life Academy, located in historic Soulard in St. Louis City, means so much to them.  Click on the link below.

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