#OurStoriesCRCSD - Kenwood Leadership Academy
School Year 2018-19
This week in is Kenwood Leadership Academy. Meet two fifth-grade students who showcase the importance of tracking their progress in their leader binders.
Leaders Who Lunch is a prime example of the mutually beneficial community partnerships at Kenwood Leadership Academy. Students are nominated by staff to share their learning and leadership journey with professionals in the community. #OurStoriesCRCS Kenwood Leadership Academy Magnet School
Travis is a KLA second-grader and has big dreams. "I want to be an inventor and chemist. In Project Lead the Way, I got to invent something to keep an ice pop cold." PLTW gives students opportunities to be creative thinkers and problem solvers.
Meet Kamden, a KLA lottery student, one of 133 lottery students at Kenwood. During a recent activity day, he used one of the 7 Habits - Sharpen the Saw and put it into action.
School Year 2017-18
Kenwood Leadership Academy Principal, David Brandon discusses what makes the school such a special place for students, staff and parents.
Students discuss the meaning of leadership, the KLA school mission, and why leadership habits and dispositions are an important part of their future success.
KLA uses goal setting to empower students to take the lead in their learning. Students and staff set goals as they work to continuously improve.
MEET KLA's STAFF
Abbey Neve, 1st-Grade Teacher
Years at with CRCSD - 4
Years at KLA - 2
What she loves about the job?
"I love coming to school and seeing kids every day. I love the opportunity to teach students and make them grow."
The hardest part it not students taking over, it's adults letting go. KLA strives to grow student agency and empowerment through leader roles.
MEET KLA's STAFF
Lisa Ihringer, School Counselor
Years at with CRCSD - over 16
Years at KLA - 10
What Makes KLA a Special Place to Be?
"KLA is a special place for me because it is always full of positive energy and has so many different opportunities for our students, families, and staff. At KLA, I am able to support our mission to help students grow to become amazing learners and leaders. Being part of KLA’a journey for the past several years has been an honor for me and I can’t wait to see what happens next!"