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KIPP School

5 KIPP students recognized for their recent achievements

March 10th, 2009

Five KIPP Delta College Preparatory and KIPP Delta Collegiate students were recently accepted into enrichment programs, scholarship programs and other schools. “Due to their hard work in and outside the classroom, these students are receiving accolades around the state and nation,” said Sarah Cambelll, college counselor for KIPP Delta Collegiate.

KIPP officially opens new gym

March 3rd, 2009

Dreams are what life is made of and the students at KIPP have seen one of them come true with the completion of the gymnasium. Several hundred friends and supporters of KIPP turned out Saturday afternoon for the ribbon cutting ceremony inside the spacious gymnasium that still has that freshly completed lacquer finish and glossy appearance.

KIPP expands educational opportunities in the Delta

November 18th, 2008

The Knowledge Is Power Program, also known as KIPP, is expanding its educational operation in the Arkansas Delta. Currently, the program has a free open-enrollment public charter middle school and high school in Helena-West Helena.

Projects fashioned to revive historic Helena

September 2nd, 2008

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) – Helena-West Helena city officials and a community-driven Delta Bridge Project are in their fifth year of economic development work in the pre-Civil War town, the seat of one of the poorest counties in the country.

The Delta Bridge Project initiative has leveraged more than $60 million to revitalize Phillips County. Also, a voter-approved 2-cent city sales tax has generated more than $1.1 million for city services since July 2007.

KIPP construction to begin soon

December 28th, 2007

Equipment has begun arriving at the construction site of the proposed KIPP high school and gymnasium, which will be constructed just off Missouri St. During the first phase before the construction of permanent buildings, classes will be held in modular buildings.

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