2015-16 School Calendar
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Parent and Student Handbook
KIPP WAYS Academy has developed the Parent and Student Handbook to provide information on school culture, policies, and procedures. The Parent and Student Handbook is available online and is subject to amendments during the school year. Click here to view or download the Parent and Student Handbook for the 2015-16 school year.
Breakfast and Lunch Menu
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Meet some of KIPP WAYS Academy Advisory Board Members
Jason Mirach - Chair of KIPP WAYS Advisory Board. Currently serves as the Director of North American Product Strategy and Marketing for FleetCor Technologies, based in Atlanta Georgia. Prior to FleetCor, he held various positions in Marketing and Strategy at Citigroup. He holds an MBA from Emory University and has served on the Kipp Ways Advisory Board for over 3 years.
Jennifer Downing - Change Manager with SunTrust Bank where she leads the development of change management strategy and execution of initiatives that enhance adoption of organizational changes. Prior to joining SunTrust, Jennifer was a global program manager and also served Public Sector, Healthcare and Life Sciences clients with Deloitte’s Human Capital Consulting practice. Jennifer is a LEAD Atlanta Class of 2011 alumna, holds a BA in Psychology from Duke University, and an MBA from Darden Business School at the University of Virginia. She has served on the KIPP WAYS Advisory board for over 2 years.
Stephanie Espy - Founder and executive director of MathSP, a STEM academic and test prep coaching academy based in Atlanta. Through effective coaching with expert instructors, MathSP empowers all students to excel in math and science subjects and ace standardized exams. Stephanie holds an MBA from Emory University, master's degree from UC Berkeley, and bachelor's degree from MIT and has served on the Kipp Ways Advisory Board for over 2 years.
Robert A. Hahn - Served as an epidemiologist at the CDC since 1986 and is a member of the Senior Biomedical Research Service. He received his doctorate in anthropology at Harvard University (1976) and his master of public health in epidemiology from the University of Washington (1986). He has published studies on a variety of topics, including chronic diseases, syphilis, AIDS, obstetrics and internal medicine, perinatal ethics, racial and ethnic classification in public health, poverty and death, blindness and breast cancer, and the nocebo phenomenon. He is the author of Sickness and Healing: An Anthropological Perspective (Yale, 1995) and editor of Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society (Oxford, 2009). In 1998 - 1999, he worked as a Capitol Hill fellow in the House of Representatives Committee on Veterans' Affairs and in the office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter. He is currently coordinating scientist of systematic reviews interventions to promote health equity.
Title 1 Information
KIPP WAYS Academy is a Schoolwide Title 1 school. The Title 1 money we recieve is used to help enhance instruction for your scholars through tutorials, teacher professional development, and resources. Title 1 also include parental involvement. Please reach out to Ms. Goodman-Cook, our Parent Liaison, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015-2016 Parental Involement Policy Parent Copy
2015-2016 Parental Involement Policy Sign and Return
2015-2016 Student Parent Compact Sign and Return
2014-2015 Student Parent Compact Parent Copy