What's the best thing about being a student at this school? What is your favorite subject?
Kymyatta Ivy (age 11): "The best thing about being here at KIPP is that you get to learn more. My favorite subject is math."
Wilvis Atkins (age 12): "The best thing about KIPP is that you learn a lot. My favorite subject is orchestra, because through music it lets you express yourself and your feelings. I play the viola, and I'm very good at it."
Teneshia Taggart (age 12): "Best thing about KIPP is that you get to learn new things and new ideas. My favorite subject is reading. The last book I read is Blood is Thicker.
Emmanuel Cobb (age 12): "The best thing I like about KIPP is that it's the number one best school around this community. My favorite subject is science because we get to do experiments."
Periana Wilson (age 11): "The best thing I like about being at KIPP is that we learn more, and it's really fun here. We do a lot of plays and acting, and we get to experience all the activities, and we get to do things like writing."
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