Our Stories

The Legacy of Jenn Dewhirst and KIPP Through College

by Sarah Brock on Mar 23, 2015

After 15 years of teaching at KIPP, Jenn's impact is undeniable. She now works alongside many of her former students.

Pegah Taylor’s Journey to Open CONNECT MS

by Sarah Brock on Mar 19, 2015

Having lived in Gulfton as a child, Pegah has recently returned to the community to open KIPP CONNECT Houston Middle Schools.

Shadow-A-KIPPster Day: Glimpse into KIPPsters' Lives

by Chris Gonzalez on Mar 13, 2015

The experiences of the third annual Shadow-A-KIPPster influence our shared understanding of KIPP’s mission and purpose.

KIPP Gema Funez

G. Funez: Alumna, Teacher, and Parent

by Sarah Brock on Mar 08, 2015

Gema is a KIPP alumna from the class of 2002, graduate of St. John's School and University of Houston, KIPP teacher at KIPP 3D Academy, and KIPP Dream parent.

Mr. Maarouf Connects with Kids On and Off Court

by Sarah Brock on Mar 05, 2015

After traveling abroad through Africa, Europe, Central America, and the US for a year, Mr. Maarouf returned to KHHS because of the relationships.

Superintendent Sehba Ali Wins 40 Under 40 Award

by Lupita Talley on Sep 11, 2013

The Houston Business Journal announced its best and brightest young professionals in Houston. Superintendent Sehba Ali was named a 2014 40 Under 40 honoree.