KIPP Derrick Calvert

D. Calvert: Catching Enthusiasm

by Sarah Brock on May 03, 2015

KIPP Northeast's founding 9th-grade English teacher Derrick Calvert sees himself in his kids and gives as much energy as he expects in his students.

84th Leg Update: ALL Our Kids

by Chris Gonzalez on Apr 14, 2015

Fourteen years ago, Texas became the first state to offer in-state tuition for undocumented students. As this policy is debated in the senate, KIPPsters have mobilized.

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.

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.

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