KIPP LA Blog

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

Celebrating the Past While Building a Better Tomorrow

Posted by KIPP LA on Jun 16, 2017 10:20:13 AM

Last week marked the end of the 2016-17 KIPP LA school year and we could not be more grateful for the past year’s experiences and optimistic for the future. See below for video highlights from our kindergarten, elementary, and middle-school culmination ceremonies and a list of memorable events from the year.

KIPPsters celebrate their Graduation Day! from KIPP LA Schools on Vimeo.

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Topics: College Acceptance, Positive School Culture, KIPP Is Community, Graduation, Culmination Ceremonies, Focus on Excellence, College and Careers, KIPP LA

KIPP LA Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Osuna

Posted by KIPP LA on May 22, 2017 10:18:10 AM

KIPP LA Prep alumna, Natalie Osuna, shares her personal experience with a choice-filled life after being accepted to thirteen colleges. Read on to discover which path she chose to pursue. 

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Topics: KTC, MOKA, College Acceptance, KIPP LA Prep, KIPP Alumni