KIPP LA Blog

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

The Final Countdown to the "We Are the Music Experience" Festival

Posted by KIPP LA on Jun 20, 2017 11:30:44 AM

Ben Coria, a music teacher at KIPP LA Prep, started a small-scale music festival last year featuring the talents of KIPP LA Prep students on their campus. This year, the We Are the Music Experience festival has grown to include multiple KIPP LA schools performing together for the first time on historic Olvera Street in downtown Los Angeles.

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Topics: KIPP LA Prep, KIPP Is Community, Positive School Culture, Music Education

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

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at KIPP Iluminar Academy's Soundcheck Choir

Posted by KIPP LA on Jun 5, 2017 3:53:36 PM

Get a backstage, all-access pass to KIPP Iluminar Academy’s Soundcheck Choir in the video below as they rehearse for the We Are the Music Experience festival - their first-ever public performance! Read on to learn about their process and the importance of music education for students.

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Topics: KIPP Iluminar Academy, Music Education, Positive School Culture, KIPP Is Community