CENTER CITY EAST | INDEPENDENCE MALL EAST
SATURDAY. KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) celebrated its 10th year Anniversary of helping students focus and excel in academics.
The Gala was held at the NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY and the entertainment program was robust with KIPP’s talented Students (KIPP Extraordinaires and KIPP DuBois Band) performing and a guest appearance of the legendary Pop/ Motown/ Disco and R&B music icon Thelma Houston.
The Students did a fantastic job entertaining teachers, parents and vips but by 8:30pm it was “Bye Bye time” and the escorted students were taken home to prepare for next weeks activities; its great to be a kid.
The scheduled 9:30 PTA meeting (Subject was “Party time; 1970!”) began in ernest with platforms shoes, flower design shirts, skirts, outfits, dresses, leisure suits and multicolor shades for the rest of the night; great party.