KIPP LA Blog

#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

Innovation Day (Part Two): Paving the Way to Equity Using Google Classroom

Posted by KIPP LA on Feb 20, 2018 1:13:46 PM

KIPP LA recently hosted the fourth annual Innovation Day, a professional development event that gives educators an opportunity to create meaningful connections & gain practical approaches and tools to use in their classrooms. KIPP LA will post a series of blogs with important resources shared during Innovation Day that will pave the way to equity for students. Click here to view the first of the series about English Language Learner resources and read on for pro tips on incorporating Google Classroom to meet the needs of students.

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Topics: Positive School Culture, Innovation Day

KIPP Raíces Student Council Spreads the Love

Posted by KIPP LA on Feb 16, 2018 6:57:33 PM

Twelve students from the KIPP Raices Academy student council volunteered at the Eastmont Community Center this week to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Students ranging from kindergarten to fourth grade recited an original poem, passed out student-made Valentines, and read to the senior residents of the center. Read on for heartfelt student responses regarding the event and check out the video for some adorable footage of the KIPP volunteers.

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Topics: Positive School Culture, KIPP Raíces

Innovation Day (Part One): Paving the Way to Equity for English Language Learners

Posted by KIPP LA on Feb 14, 2018 10:29:52 AM

KIPP LA recently hosted the fourth annual Innovation Day, which gives educators an opportunity to create meaningful connections & gain practical approaches and tools to use in their classrooms. KIPP LA will post a series of blogs with important resources shared during Innovation Day that will pave the way to equity for students. Read on for innovative approaches to engage English Language Learners.

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Topics: Positive School Culture