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

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

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

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

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

KIPP Comienza Awarded the 2017 National Blue Ribbon!

Posted by KIPP LA on Sep 28, 2017 10:35:20 AM

KIPP Comienza Community Prep in Huntington Park has been named a 2017 recipient of the prestigious National Blue Ribbon School Award by the US Department of Education. Read on for more details.

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

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

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