KIPP LA Blog

KIPP LA DACA Statement

Posted by KIPP LA on Sep 25, 2017 1:02:49 PM

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Topics: KIPP Is Community, DACA

KIPP Compton Community School to Open in Fall 2018

Posted by KIPP LA on Sep 21, 2017 12:46:23 PM

KIPP Compton Community School, the first KIPP LA school in the City of Compton, will open its doors to KIPPsters in the 2018-19 school year! Hear more about the vision and mission of KCCS from founding school leader, LeAnna Majors, below. 

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Topics: KIPP Is Community, School Opening, Compton, KIPP Compton Community School

New School Year, New Opportunities

Posted by KIPP LA on Sep 6, 2017 1:08:21 PM

KIPP LA recently welcomed back our KIPPsters for the 2017-18 school year and introduced the Class of 2034 to the KIPP community! Our schools are safe, structured, nurturing, and JOYFUL. Check out the video below featuring our KIPP LA Team & Family. #feelthejoy

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Topics: Positive School Culture, KIPP Is Community, School Opening

KIPP Connects Alumni to Business Professionals

Posted by KIPP LA on Aug 21, 2017 4:53:11 PM

KIPP LA’s KIPP Through College (KTC) program recently hosted Career Connections, a networking event for college-aged KIPPsters to engage with business professionals in Los Angeles from a variety of fields. Read on for highlights of the event.

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Topics: College and Careers, KIPP Through College, KIPP LA Alumni

More Than Ever: Highlights from the 2017 National KIPP School Summit

Posted by KIPP LA on Aug 9, 2017 12:32:32 PM

The KIPP School Summit is an annual gathering of the entire KIPP Team and Family from 31 regions to connect, learn, share, and celebrate with colleagues and friends across the country. Read on for more details of the summit and KIPP LA highlights of the event.

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Topics: KIPP LA, Harriett Ball Award, KIPP School Summit

KIPPsters Join NFL Players at Fantasy Pro Football Camp

Posted by KIPP LA on Jul 26, 2017 1:14:34 PM

Over 100 KIPP LA middle school students joined Brentwood School’s NFL Fantasy Pro Football Camp in July.

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Topics: KIPP Is Community, KIPP Scholar Academy, NFL, Physical Education, KIPP Campers

KIPP LA Hosts College Prep Retreat for Alumni

Posted by KIPP LA on Jul 25, 2017 2:05:41 PM

On June 26th, 26 KIPP LA alumni departed Los Angeles for the UC Irvine campus to participate in the fifth annual Students Who Achieve and Graduate (SWAG) retreat hosted by the KIPP Through College (KTC) program. The two-day retreat prepared students for their first year of college and beyond through workshops on social, emotional, and financial college resources, alumni leader panels, team bonding exercises, and an identity conversation. Read on for additional details and highlights of the event.

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

Lights, Camera, KIPPsters: Our Students Perform Live at Olvera Street

Posted by KIPP LA on Jul 11, 2017 10:02:35 AM

After months of rehearsal, the road to Olvera Street comes to an end with our KIPPsters from multiple South and East Los Angeles schools performing together in public for the first time.

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Topics: KIPP LA Prep, KIPP Iluminar Academy, Positive School Culture, Music Education, KIPP Is Community, KIPP Philosophers Academy, KIPP Academy of Innovation, KIPP Scholar Academy

At KIPP Corazón Academy, All You Need is Revolutionary Love

Posted by KIPP LA on Jun 30, 2017 12:06:29 PM

KIPP LA will open its fourteenth school, KIPP Corazón Academy, in South Gate this coming 2017-18 school year for kindergarten and first grade students, eventually growing to be a K-8 school.

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Topics: KIPP Is Community, Focus on Excellence, KIPP Corazón Academy, South Gate, School Opening

Climbing One Step Closer to College

Posted by KIPP LA on Jun 26, 2017 11:53:25 AM

KIPP LA’s KIPP Through College program hosts events throughout the year for KIPP LA students and alumni preparing for high school, college, and life.

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Topics: Financial Planning, Graduation, College and Careers, High School Placement, High School Applications, High School Scholarships, KIPP Through College