Sunday afternoon, August 6, the KKIS Project had a party, an Open House for supporters, volunteers, scholarship students, everybody….
A friend made this short video of the event.

Short Video Of KKIS Project Open House

Sunday afternoon, August 6, the KKIS Project had a party, an Open House for supporters, volunteers, scholarship students, everybody…. A friend made this short video of the event.

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30 Jun
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Cristo Rey Secundaria Graduation (and Kindergarten)

T Cristo Rey Secundaria (junior high) held the graduation ceremony Thursday, June 29, 2017 with 14 graduates.  The public school Kindergarten graduates were also celebrated. The secundaria was established last year so this was their first graduating class.  The photo above is of Fred Uriarte and Karla Dianey Sanchez Lopez who is one of the […]

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25 Jun
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CETMAR high school Spelling Bee

The first CETMAR high school English language Spelling Bee took place Friday, June 23 at the school in Villas del Sol neighborhood of Playa del Carmen.  14 students volunteered to participate and represented all three years of study. The school community had prepared the outdoor event with balloons and banners. Helpers wore bumble bee outfits […]

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20 Jun
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Insights into Restaurant Management for Students

Grupo Azotea is an organization of approximately 30 restaurants and bakeries for which Rodrigo Hernandez Cabrera is the CEO and co-founder.  He recently spent time with about 100 students of CECYTE high school. After an introduction by the director of the Tourism division of the school Rodrigo created a setting for real engagement by saying he […]

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19 Mar
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Contests Enhance Learning Model

A small, industrious, group of public primary school teachers from two schools in Nicte Ha are giving students who excel an opportunity to shine.  They have formed an organization called Eductiva and are putting on impressive multi-school Math Contests and Spelling Bees at the Public Library in the Colosio. KKIS has been working with both schools […]

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11 Dec
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CECYTE High School Christmas Carols (in English)

  The high school students with whom KKIS volunteers have been practicing conversational English all Fall semester repaid us with big smiles and Christmas songs in English.  Each class presented one song and dance routine. The  kids were waiting to perform sitting in red plastic chairs everywhere and the bleachers were full. These were all […]

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03 Dec
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Math Contest, Grades 5 & 6

  The final night of the Rudolfo Menendez elementary school Math Contest was last night for Grades 5 & 6. KKIS awarded prizes to the top three winners in each grade: first prize an electronic tablet, second a new pack back full of school supplies and third a blue KKIS bag with school supplies. Job […]

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02 Dec
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Math Contest, Grades 3 & 4 Finals

Third and Fourth Grade students answered questions last night in the Rudolfo Menendez elementary school Math Contest. The problems were more challenging (some the KKIS volunteers in attendance could not answer).  Each grade was presented with 10 problems. The student with the first correct answer received 25 points, then another question was projected on the […]

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02 Dec
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Dec. 1 Snorkel Trip with CETMAR Student Guides, 2016

  December 1 was the second snorkel trip the school year for 15 KKIS volunteers guided by CETMAR high school students. These are all kids who are majoring in Tourism which includes snorkeling and scuba diving education. The purpose of this trip was to have the students practice their English and guiding skills. Small groups […]

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01 Dec
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Math Contest, Grades 1 & 2

Wednesday, Nov. 30, was the final round for 1st and 2nd Grade in the Rudolfo Menendez elementary school math contest. It was held in the air conditioned auditorium of the public library on Ave. 30 and Calle 78. Lots of parents and supporters of the very young students were there. 10 kids filed on stage […]

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