KIPP LA Blog

KIPPsters Dream Big

Posted by KIPP LA on Jul 11, 2018 11:15:43 AM

At KIPP LA, our purpose is to prepare students in underserved communities of the greater Los Angeles area for success in high school and college so that they may lead choice-filled lives. 

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Topics: Focus on Excellence, College and Careers

KIPP LA Welcomes Four New Board Members

Posted by KIPP LA on Jun 29, 2018 8:43:55 AM

On Thursday, June 21 the KIPP LA Board of Directors appointed four new board members who bring great diversity in perspective, ethnicity, gender, and industry to the leadership of KIPP LA Public Schools.

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Topics: #focusonexcellence

Congratulations to the KIPPster Class of 2018!

Posted by KIPP LA on Jun 26, 2018 4:04:39 PM

From kindergarten to college, our KIPPster recently celebrated their 2018 graduations. We can't wait to see what the future holds for these talented students.

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Topics: Focus on Excellence, KIPP Through College, #toandthrough

#BetterMakeRoom for These KIPPSters

Posted by KIPP LA on May 16, 2018 5:05:57 PM

On May 1st, many of our KIPP LA alumni prepared for the next chapter of their lives by committing to the colleges of their choice on National College Decision Day. Read on for details of their acceptances.  

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Topics: College Acceptance, College and Careers, KIPP Through College

KIPP LA Students Participate in Virtual Reality Event

Posted by KIPP LA on May 9, 2018 1:35:52 PM

MIddle-school students at KIPP Academy of Innovation in East Los Angeles recently participated in a special, virtual reality experience presented by Uber and Bell Helicopter. The companies are partnering to develop flying air taxis and wanted to share the future of technology with the future generation of engineers, scientists, designers, and mathematicians. Read on for more details.

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Four KIPP LA Alumni Awarded College Scholarships from the Sheryl Sandberg & Dave Goldberg Family Foundation

Posted by KIPP LA on May 1, 2018 9:04:14 AM

Today, KIPP and the Sheryl Sandberg and Dave Goldberg Family Foundation (SGFF) announced that four Los Angeles high school seniors – Alejandra Ruelas, Anaid Garcia, Gerardo Alvarez, and Metztli Garcia – have been selected as recipients of the 2018 Goldberg Scholarship. They are among 30 students who were selected from nearly 350 applicants nationwide to be part of this inaugural cohort of Goldberg Scholars. Read on for more details.

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Topics: Focus on Excellence

KIPP LA's 2017 Annual Report

Posted by KIPP LA on Apr 12, 2018 2:33:33 PM

The KIPP LA Public Schools 2017 annual report is now available!

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Topics: KIPP LA, KIPP LA Alumni, #kippiscommunity

KIPP LA Students Celebrate their Diverse Heritages

Posted by KIPP LA on Apr 5, 2018 12:41:22 PM

With 98 percent of KIPP LA students identifying as Black or Latino, our schools make it a priority to celebrate diversity not only during national holidays, but throughout the year. Read on to learn more about recent cultural events held at a few of our South Los Angeles schools.

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Topics: Positive School Culture

KIPP LA Celebrates National Read Across America Day

Posted by KIPP LA on Mar 2, 2018 1:39:04 PM

Hundreds of KIPP LA students participated in the 20th anniversary of the national “Read Across America Day” program. The event is held each year on March 2, Dr. Seuss’s birthday, to celebrate a love of reading. Learn more from participants below.

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Topics: KIPP Iluminar Academy, Positive School Culture

Innovation Day (Part Three): Paving the Way to Equity through Classroom Design

Posted by KIPP LA on Mar 1, 2018 11:21:14 AM

In this final installment of Innovation Day blogs, KIPP LA’s regional innovation coordinator, Shawn Jackson, shares resources from his presentation, “Designing an Equitable Classroom.”

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Topics: Positive School Culture, Innovation Day