Reading with Dr. Kessler

by John Holt on Feb 09, 2018

Retired hand surgeon Fred Kessler discovers a new calling and inspires KIPPsters along the way. 

Local individuals and organizations brightened the holidays for hundreds of KIPPsters

by John Holt on Jan 17, 2018

The 2017 Holiday season was certainly a memorable one. KIPPsters had the chance to engage with current and former NBA players, meet successful corporate leaders, and receive gifts from generous individuals and companies.

Moving for KIPP

by John Holt on Jun 21, 2017

In 2015, KIPP Academy West instructor Kathy Hernandez stepped outside of her comfort zone and moved to Houston. The decision was one she smiles about today. 

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. 

Life after Graduate Teaching Fellowship

by John Holt on Mar 03, 2017

KIPP SHARP Prep fourth grade teacher Peter Willett answers questions about his Graduate Teaching Fellowship experience.  

Honoring Black History Month

by John Holt on Feb 16, 2017

KIPP Liberation College Preparatory School Leader Tai Ingram shares her reflections on Black History Month. 

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