KIPP Texas - Houston

KIPP Voyage Academy for Girls

Grades Served
Grades Served 5-8
Founded
Founded 2009
Teachers
Teachers 25
Students
Students 335

KIPP Voyage Academy for Girls opened its doors in Fall 2009, where little girls with dreams become women with vision. Located in Northeast Houston, KIPP Voyage empowers young women to be self-respecting independent thinkers with the academic character and social skills necessary to thrive in and graduate from the four-year college of their choice. Each young woman is encouraged to make meaningful contributions to her community and the world. Students and their families commit to upholding school values and coming ready to learn every day.

Fabeah Adu-Oppong Newton

School Leader

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou


Fabeah Adu-Oppong Newton is currently the school leader of KIPP Voyage Academy for Girls. Mrs. Newton is also a proud KIPP alumna. Due to KIPP’s influence, Mrs. Newton attended Dartmouth College and graduated with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology.

In 2011, Mrs. Newton joined Teach For America yearning for an opportunity to give back to a community that had given so much to her and her family. She was placed at KIPP Sharpstown as the 6th grade science teacher for her 2-year commitment and has continued to stay at KIPP Sharpstown for an additional 4 years. At Sharpstown, she served as grade level chair, revived the robotics program, mentored teachers, planned end of year trips, planned and implemented professional development, and managed student culture.

In 2016, Mrs. Newton received the Kinder Teaching in Excellence Award and completed her M.Ed. in Secondary Mathematics with Relay Graduate School of Teaching. She also served the East End community at KIPP Explore as first Dean and then Assistant Principal of 2nd and 4th grades for 2 years. On her downtime, Mrs. Newton enjoys going on a run, watching a good movie, and eating dinner with friends.

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