KIPP LA Blog

KIPP Students Bring the Holiday Spirit to South LA

Posted by KIPP LA on Dec 15, 2017 2:41:17 PM

Each year, the KIPP Scholar Academy middle school students perform for friends, families, and community members at their winter concert. 

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Topics: Positive School Culture, Music Education, KIPP Scholar Academy

Who Run the World? GIRLS!

Posted by KIPP LA on Dec 13, 2017 11:30:00 AM

Over 30 girls from KIPP Academy of Innovation recently participated in the Girls on the Run of Los Angeles’ signature 5K event to celebrate self-respect and female empowerment with friends and family. Read on for more details.

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Topics: Positive School Culture, KIPP Academy of Innovation

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

A to KLA Brings Authors to KIPP LA Schools

Posted by KIPP LA on Nov 13, 2017 12:12:20 PM

Children’s author and illustrator, Bethany Barton, recently visited KIPP Corazón Academy through the A to KLA program, which provides KIPP LA students with rich learning experiences by exposing them to professional authors and giving them a book to take home. Read on for more details.

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Topics: Positive School Culture, KIPP Corazón Academy

New School Year, New Opportunities

Posted by KIPP LA on Sep 6, 2017 1:08:21 PM

KIPP LA recently welcomed back our KIPPsters for the 2017-18 school year and introduced the Class of 2034 to the KIPP community! Our schools are safe, structured, nurturing, and JOYFUL. Check out the video below featuring our KIPP LA Team & Family. #feelthejoy

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Topics: Positive School Culture, KIPP Is Community, School Opening

Lights, Camera, KIPPsters: Our Students Perform Live at Olvera Street

Posted by KIPP LA on Jul 11, 2017 10:02:35 AM

After months of rehearsal, the road to Olvera Street comes to an end with our KIPPsters from multiple South and East Los Angeles schools performing together in public for the first time.

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Topics: KIPP LA Prep, KIPP Iluminar Academy, Positive School Culture, Music Education, KIPP Is Community, KIPP Philosophers Academy, KIPP Academy of Innovation, KIPP Scholar Academy

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, Positive School Culture, Music Education, KIPP Is Community

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

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, Positive School Culture, Music Education, KIPP Is Community