KIPP LA Blog

KIPP Raíces Featured in Guide to Transforming Special Education

Posted by KIPP LA on Sep 12, 2018 1:33:58 PM

Advocating for Students with Special Needs

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Topics: Focus on Excellence

Introducing KIPP LA's 2018 Caroline D. Bradley Scholars

Posted by KIPP LA on Sep 6, 2018 7:49:11 PM

Since 2002, the Institute for Educational Advancement has provided highly gifted students with the prestigious Caroline D. Bradley scholarship -- a merit-based high school scholarship awarded to up to 30 students across the nation each year. Applicants of this competitive scholarship are required to complete a rigorous application process including essays, transcripts, two recommendations, a work sample, standardized test scores, and an interview.

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Topics: Focus on Excellence, #toandthrough

Welcome Back, KIPPsters!

Posted by KIPP LA on Aug 16, 2018 4:16:45 PM

On Monday, KIPP LA welcomed KIPPsters to the 2018-19 school year and it is clear that students, families, teachers, and team members are ready to start strong, and stay strong!

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Topics: Positive School Culture, Focus on Excellence

Bring On the 2018-19 School Year!

Posted by KIPP LA on Aug 9, 2018 10:44:39 AM

KIPP LA will open its doors on Monday to students across the greater Los Angeles area for another engaging year of academic and character development. Our team has spent the past several weeks preparing for students and we are ready to start strong! Read on for more details of their summer sessions.

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Topics: Focus on Excellence

Start Strong 2018

Posted by KIPP LA on Aug 3, 2018 3:04:06 PM

This week marked the first-ever KIPP LA regional “Start Strong 2018” summit at the Pasadena Convention Center, bringing together over 1,000 instructional and non-instructional team members with the goal of starting strong for the 2018-19 school year. Each day was filled with opportunities for professional development, team building, collaboration, storytelling, school beautification and so much more. Read on for details of the event.

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Topics: Focus on Excellence

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