KIPP Empower Academy Galleries
Each day, our students spend time learning from different reading and math curriculum on the laptops and iPads in each classroom.
Our first graders, the class of 2027, learn how to break-dance with Mr. Pham during PE. They also love to play with the parachute with Mr. Kerr. Photos by Elisabeth FLottman.
Our kindergarten and first grade classes joined us for two weeks of summer school in August 2011. Students met their teachers and their classmates, and began on the path to and through college! Photos by Elisabeth Flottman.
The class of 2027 began their journey to and through college during their first week of school at KEA. Our students are ready to learn! Photos by Mike Kerr.
In June, the class of 2027 went to the Aquarium of the Pacific to finish out their ocean science unit and to celebrate the end of the school year. Students spent the morning touching jellyfish, observing sharks, and learning about sea creatures. They then walked over to a nearby lighthouse and had some fun in the sun! Photos by Mercede Washington, Amy Mahler, and Mike Kerr.
Students came to school on Halloween dressed in their Halloween costumes. Costumes ranged from pop stars to princes and princesses to presidents! Photos by Mike Kerr.
All of our KEA fathers came to school on June 17th so that we could celebrate them! Students and their fathers spent Empower Hour painting, jumping rope, reading books, and playing games. Happy Father's Day, KEA Dads! Photos by Mike Kerr and Laura Martin.
We celebrated Spirit Week in April! Each day had a different theme, including Sports Day, Pajama Day, Crazy Hat/Hair Day, Mismatch Day, and Favorite Character in a Book Day. Photos by Elisabeth Flottman.
Every Friday, a new Homework Champion is crowned! Students compete by class for the highest percentage of homework completed each week. The winning class receives the coveted Homework Trophy. Photos by Elisabeth Flottman.
To celebrate Saint Patricks Day, all of the students at KIPP Empower Academy dressed in green and constructed traps to catch leprechauns. Photos by Elisabeth Flottman.
In February, the entire kindergarten class went on a field trip to the California Science Center. Their favorite part was the exhibit on ecosystems! Photos by Monica Gallo and Mike Kerr.