KIPP LA Blog

KIPPsters in Dreamland

Posted by KIPP LA on Dec 13, 2018 12:14:24 PM

Students at KIPP Empower Academy in South Los Angeles recently completed an art unit created by their teacher, Jessica Armstrong, called “Dreamland.” During this unit, second and third-grade students learned about one-point perspective and incorporated techniques of overlapping, size, detail, and color by imagining and creating their own Dreamlands. Read on for more details, tips from Ms. Armstrong, and a sampling of student Dreamlands.

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Topics: Positive School Culture, KIPP Empower Academy

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: Focus on Excellence, Positive School Culture, KIPP Empower Academy

Colgate Comes to KIPP For World Cavity-Free Future Day

Posted by KIPP LA on Oct 13, 2017 2:15:08 PM

The Colgate Bright Smiles Bright Futures mobile dental van visited three KIPP LA Schools in preparation for World Cavity-Free Future Day on October 14, 2017. Read on for additional details.

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Topics: KIPP Is Community, KIPP Scholar Academy, KIPP Iluminar Academy, KIPP Comienza, KIPP Empower Academy, KIPP Family Ambassadors

KIPP LA Celebrates National Voter Registration Day

Posted by KIPP LA on Oct 5, 2017 3:43:35 PM

The KIPP LA Family Ambassador volunteers hosted a Family Day of Action event on National Voter Registration Day. Read on for more details.

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Topics: KIPP Is Community, #Voter Registration, KIPP Empower Academy, KIPP Scholar Academy, KIPP Academy of Opportunity