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Power Scholars Success!

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Community, Extended Learning, Family Engagement, Featured, News, Partners | 0 comments

Power Scholars Success!

✎PROGRAM GOALS BELL, YMCA of  Greater Boston, and the Boston Public Schools worked together to eliminate the summer opportunity gap, accelerate students’ academic achievement, and close the achievement gap. Students were called “scholars” to demonstrate high expectations and were encouraged to “Be Extraordinary,” the program’s motto. Program goals included:  Increase scholars’ literacy and math skills and help them avoid summer learning loss.  Strengthen scholars’ self-confidence, social/emotional development, and physical health and well-being.  Increase parental...

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5th Annual Put Your Hands Up Celebration

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Events, News | 1 comment

5th Annual Put Your Hands Up Celebration

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Secretary of Education John King Visits GPA

Posted by on May 3, 2016 in Community, Events, Featured, News | 0 comments

Secretary of Education John King Visits GPA

After giving a lunchtime keynote address at the Education Writers Association conference today, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. headed to Gardner Pilot Academy to speak with a group of Boston public school educators about diversity in the teaching force. Across the country, nonwhite students now outnumber whites, and yet the teaching force remains predominantly white and female. Black male teachers are the most underrepresented group. King asked the half-dozen teachers for suggestions on how to improve the school experience for teachers of color in order to help raise retention...

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Golden Hand Assembly-Grade 2 hosting on March 8th at 8:30Am

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Events, News | 0 comments

Golden Hand Assembly-Grade 2 hosting on March 8th at 8:30Am

We hope our second grade parents will join us on March 8th at 8:30 AM for our GOLDEN HAND ASSEMBLY where the second grade students will highlight their learning for the school.

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Hands-On Learning Family Night at GPA-March 16th

Posted by on Feb 28, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Hands-On Learning Family Night at GPA-March 16th

Hands-On Learning Family Night at GPA:  March 16th at 5:30 Gardner Pilot Academy will be hosting our third whole school family night focused on linking at school and at home learning. Students and families will be making their way across classrooms and will participate in hand-on learning in Reading, Writing, Math and Science.Thank you to Boston Public Schools and Harvard University for sponsoring this event for our families!

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