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Core Values Celebrations

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Community, Events | 0 comments

Core Values Celebrations

At GPA we are so proud of our scholars who consistently have over 95% attendance! We celebrate as a community each month and highlight classrooms who are demonstrating high attendance and are always wearing their uniforms. It was amazing to watch each grade level take a turn to facilitate an assembly aligned to social justice learning. Special congratulations to all students who earned a golden hand for showing their core values! In June 2016, two GPA classrooms earned the opportunity to attend a field trip to Canobie Lake Park! Students worked hard all year to be in their uniforms and attend...

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Principal for a Day

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Community, News | 0 comments

Principal for a Day

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Podcast Garage

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Community, Events, News | 0 comments

Podcast Garage

A special thank you to our partner, the PRX Podcast Garage which is a community recording studio and educational hub dedicated to the craft of audio storytelling. Our 6th grade students, led by our wonderful teacher Randyl Wilkerson, went to the Podcast Garage to record their personal narratives. Students had an amazing time using the equipment and recording their stories!  To read more about the Podcast experience please visit http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2016/12/using-podcasts-to-capture-stories/

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Congratulations Scholars

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Community, Events, Featured | 0 comments

Congratulations Scholars

Congratulations Scholars! On June 16th, 2016 GPA graduated our second 8th grade class since expanding from a K-5 to a K-8. 8th grade graduation was held at the Harvard Education Portal. Highlights from this ceremony included speeches from elected 8th grade class members Meleah Neely and Jose Gonzalez as well as performances by 8th grade students singer, Christopher Felt and 8th grade student drummers Andre Robinson and Anthony Cano. We are so proud of all of our GPA graduates!  

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Give the Gift of Reading

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Community, Featured, Partners | 0 comments

Give the Gift of Reading

Gardner Pilot Academy students and faculty invite you to join us for our “Give the Gift of Reading Celebration” and “Ribbon Cutting” You are cordially invited to be a guest reader at our “Give the Gift of Reading”celebration and to attend our Ribbon Cutting for our new Science Center on Monday December 19, 2016 from 9:00-10:30 with Superintendent Tommy Chang. On behalf of the Gardner Pilot Academy, we would like to invite you to be a guest reader at our “Give the Gift of Reading” celebration.   We will be holding our Ribbon Cutting with Superintendent Tommy...

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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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