Recent Press

KIPP Blytheville Gets Ready for Benchmark

KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory School hosted its inaugural Benchmark Madness event on Friday and Saturday. After having a typical school day on Friday from 7:15am to 4:00pm, all students who had earned the opportunity to participate stayed at school until 7:00am Saturday morning. more »

Rural, poor, successful: Every Arkansas KIPP Delta grad accepted into college

Journalist Billy Watkins toured KIPP Delta and spoke with several students, parents, and teachers about the school district's ten year journey in Helena. more »

More than 230 attend KIPP "Souper Bowl"

KIPP Blytheville College Preparatory School hosted it's inaugural SOUPer Bowl event, which highlighted student artwork and musical performances. more »

KIPP KIPP Hooray!

Lifestyles Magazine spotlights Richard Barth, CEO of the KIPP Foundation, and talks about both the past and future growth of the KIPP network. more »

Campus Security Upgrades

Statement from Executive Director, Scott Shirey, outlining recent building upgrades and the introduction of new safety procedures at each of our campuses to increase security. more »

KIPP Stresses Character Building

Mississippi legislators visit KIPP Delta schools in Helena to learn about school culture and the rigorous curriculum. more »

Reeves, Senators Tout Charters on Arkansas Visit

Mississippi Senate Education Chair Gray Tollison, along with Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, Sen. Nancy Collins, interim state Superintendent of Education Lynn House and three other state senators toured KIPP Delta school campuses in Helena and reinforced “a passion” to pass charter school legislation during the 2013 session. more »

For Students, ‘Zip Code Does Not Define Destiny’

This editorial from KIPP Delta Public Schools Executive Director, Scott Shirey, explores the importance of educational choice within rural communities. more »

KIPP Delta Public Schools to Host Annual Public Meeting

KIPP Delta Public Schools will host their Annual Public Meeting on Tuesday, December 4th at 6:00 pm. The event will take place at the KIPP Blytheville campus located on 1200 Byrum Road in Blytheville, Arkansas. Learn more about the agenda of items to be discussed. more »

KIPP Delta Public Schools Announces Malco Classic Movies

KIPP Delta Public Schools announces a new community initiative - Malco Classic Movies, a series of Hollywood blockbusters open to everyone in the community. Each month, a new movie will be shown at the historic Malco theatre on Cherry Street. more »

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