KIPP LA Blog

A Day of Service Honoring Dr. King's Legacy

Posted by KIPP LA on Jan 18, 2018 2:56:14 PM

For the past five years, the Los Angeles division of the Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Skadden, Arps) international law firm has participated in school beautification projects with KIPP LA Public Schools on MLK Day. Read on for more details of this year’s special service project.

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Topics: KIPP Is Community

KIPP Family Ambassadors Host First-Ever "KIPP Talks"

Posted by KIPP LA on Dec 18, 2017 9:56:36 AM

KIPP LA’s Family Ambassador program includes leaders who passionately advocate for their children’s education and important issues facing our communities. Recently, the ambassadors hosted the first of a series of KIPP Talks for members of the community. Read on for more details.

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Topics: Family Ambassadors, KIPP Is Community

KIPP Students Bring the Holiday Spirit to South LA

Posted by KIPP LA on Dec 15, 2017 2:41:17 PM

Each year, the KIPP Scholar Academy middle school students perform for friends, families, and community members at their winter concert. 

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Topics: Positive School Culture, Music Education, KIPP Scholar Academy

Who Run the World? GIRLS!

Posted by KIPP LA on Dec 13, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Over 30 girls from KIPP Academy of Innovation recently participated in the Girls on the Run of Los Angeles’ signature 5K event to celebrate self-respect and female empowerment with friends and family. Read on for more details.

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Topics: Positive School Culture, KIPP Academy of Innovation

Award-Winning KIPP Teacher Shares Book Recommendations

Posted by KIPP LA on Dec 11, 2017 12:46:22 PM

KIPP Iluminar teacher and Harriett Ball recipient Sophie Meuch shares her recommendations for books with strong, female leads. Read on for more details.

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Topics: KIPP Iluminar Academy, Positive School Culture, Focus on Excellence

KIPP Participates in International Hour of Code

Posted by KIPP LA on Dec 8, 2017 10:29:26 AM

Students around the world are participating in the Hour of Code event, a global movement designed to expose students to computer science and show them that anyone can learn the basics of coding. Several KIPP LA students engaged in the Hour of Code as they prepare for a region-wide coding challenge. Read on for more information.

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Topics: Positive School Culture, Focus on Excellence, KIPP Empower Academy

A to KLA Brings Authors to KIPP LA Schools

Posted by KIPP LA on Nov 13, 2017 12:12:20 PM

Children’s author and illustrator, Bethany Barton, recently visited KIPP Corazón Academy through the A to KLA program, which provides KIPP LA students with rich learning experiences by exposing them to professional authors and giving them a book to take home. Read on for more details.

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Topics: Positive School Culture, KIPP Corazón Academy

KIPP Comienza Celebrates their 2017 National Blue Ribbon Award

Posted by KIPP LA on Nov 2, 2017 11:12:13 AM

KIPP Comienza families, teachers, school leaders, community members, and elected officials gathered together to recognize KIPP Comienza’s commitment to academic excellence. Read on for more details.

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Topics: Focus on Excellence, National Blue Ribbon, KIPP Comienza

KIPPsters Receive Prestigious High School Scholarships

Posted by KIPP LA on Oct 17, 2017 9:51:47 AM

As KIPP LA middle school students prepare for their transition to high school, several have been selected for prominent, nationally-awarded scholarships with the hands-on support of their KIPP Through College high school placement counselors. Read on for more details.

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Topics: KTC, Focus on Excellence, High School Placement, High School Scholarships

Colgate Comes to KIPP For World Cavity-Free Future Day

Posted by KIPP LA on Oct 13, 2017 2:15:08 PM

The Colgate Bright Smiles Bright Futures mobile dental van visited three KIPP LA Schools in preparation for World Cavity-Free Future Day on October 14, 2017. Read on for additional details.

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Topics: KIPP Iluminar Academy, KIPP Is Community, KIPP Scholar Academy, KIPP Comienza, KIPP Empower Academy, KIPP Family Ambassadors