Our Stories

Celebrating our Mothers

by John Holt on May 12, 2017

As we celebrate Mother's Day, get to know two amazing moms here at KIPP Houston Public Schools.

Adapting for Success

by John Holt on May 11, 2017

Moving over 1,900 miles away from home last September, Wilmer Alvarenga reflects on his freshman year at Stanford University and years attending KIPP schools.  

A Greater Purpose of Fine Arts

by John Holt on Apr 21, 2017

Avital Stolar was selected for a $10,000 Black Box Feinberg Beyond Z Innovation Grant in March 2016. The professional performance space has helped students view fine arts with the same level of importance as their core curriculum classes. 

Earth Day in the Eyes of Five-Year-Olds

by John Holt on Apr 13, 2017

In preparation of this year’s Earth Day, we asked three Kindergarten KIPPsters from KIPP SHINE Prep to share their thoughts. 

A Trip of a Lifetime

by Guest Blogger on Apr 06, 2017

KIPP Houston High School junior Priscilla Takyi shares her spring break experience with the KIPP Krew Dance Company in New York City.  

Reflecting on 12 years of being a KIPPster

by John Holt on Mar 10, 2017

After 12 years with KIPP Houston Public Schools, Project Manager Cicely Taylor will soon be moving to California. She reflects on what makes it so difficult to leave this family.

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