Posts by eherman

NECN Making the Grade

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

 NECN article: GPA 2nd grader, Millieanisse Torres was featured on NECN’s Making the Grade on February 16th. Millieanisse works with one of our longest standing partners, Boston Partners in Education. Boston Partners in Education has been providing GPA with one to one academic mentors from the community helping students to succeed both academically and...

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Hour of Code

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Academics, Community, News | 0 comments

It is with tremendous pleasure that we present the final spotlight video of all the hard work done for the 2015 BPS Hour of Code. Last December’s event truly is a classic example of how technology can engage our students and can further unify district teachers, students, and administrators in our learning community. Click here to watch. In the time since the Hour of Code, there has been some exciting developments towards making Computer Science more available to all students. MA DOE has released the Digital Learning and Computer Science Standards draft for public review President...

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5th Annual Put Your Hands Up

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Events, Featured, News | 0 comments

5th Annual Put Your Hands Up

Fifth Annual “Put Your Hands Up for GPA!” Thursday April 28th, 2016 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The Spangler Center Harvard Business School Western Avenue, Allston ( Free parking | Enter at Batten Way | map ) Cocktails | Hors d’oeuvres | Auction TICKETS: $50 per person | $25 for current GPA parents and staff CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS Proceeds from this event will support Gardner Pilot Academy’s innovative programs, including arts, music, sports and out-of-school time opportunities. If you are unable to attend, please consider making...

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Beautifying GPA

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Community, Family Engagement | 0 comments

Beautifying GPA

Summer painting projects This summer, GPA was incredibly fortunate to have families and staff volunteer their time to beautify our school. Our walls were patched and painted and coming back in September was like entering a newly renovated space. The work of our volunteers looks incredibly professional and we are lucky to have such dedicated family members and staff as a part of our GPA community!...

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Exploring Boston

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Academics, Community, Events, Extended Learning | 0 comments

This Fall our Kindergarten and 1st grade students had the opportunity to visit Tougas Farm for apple picking as well as the ART for a performance of The Pirate Princess, our 4th grade students went to Plimoth Plantation as an extension of their history unit, 2nd 3rd graders were hosted at Boston college for a day of Halloween fun, 7th graders were hosted at Harvard University to learn about college life, 6th and 8th graders visited the Museum of Science for the Science of Pixar exhibit, 1st graders to the Harvard Museum of Natural History, 8th graders to the Boston Globe, Copley Library and...

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