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GPA shines in ballroom dance competition

Posted by on Apr 25, 2012 in Events, Extended Learning, Health and Wellness, News | 0 comments

GPA shines in ballroom dance competition

For the second year in a row, GPA’s ballroom dance troupe captured the “Most Entertaining” prize at a recent ballroom dance competition held at Excel High School in South Boston. GPA students danced the merengue in the competition, which featured dance troupes from five other area schools....

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Families and staff enjoy learning mathematics at HASI Math Night

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in Academics, Community, Events, Family Engagement, Featured, News, Partners | 0 comments

Families and staff enjoy learning mathematics at HASI Math Night

The Harvard Achievement Support Initiative (HASI) introduced GPA students, parents, and staff to new math games and resources.

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GPA Walk-a-thon: Wednesday, April 4

Posted by on Mar 30, 2012 in Community, Events, Extended Learning, Family Engagement, Health and Wellness, News | 0 comments

The 3rd annual Gardner Pilot Academy Walk-a-thon will take place on Wednesday, April 4, with a rain date of Thursday, April 5. This fun event is both a fundraiser and an opportunity to promote health and wellness in the GPA community. Students and families are invited to collect pledges to support physical activity programs offered at GPA through Playworks. Pledge forms are available hereĀ or from your child’s teacher and the main office at the school. Prizes will be awarded to the class and the individual students who raise the most funds. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks...

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GPA Friendship Feast: Friday, June 8

Posted by on Mar 20, 2012 in Community, Events, Family Engagement, News | 0 comments

GPA Friendship Feast Friday, June 8, 2012 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. Please join us for a fun-filled annual community celebration of a great year of learning and growth at Gardner Pilot Academy. Friendship Feast features games, music, raffles, silent auction, and food from all over the world! Help us celebrate our K-8 expansion, support physical activity through Playworks, meet Mayor Menino, and congratulate students, families, teachers, and other staff for another banner year for GPA! Rain or shine. RSVP to the event on Facebook. Download the Friendship Feast FlierĀ (PDF). Download the list of...

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Harvard Allston Partnership Fund continues to support GPA

Posted by on Mar 6, 2012 in Academics, Community, Events, Extended Learning, Featured, News, Partners | 0 comments

Harvard Allston Partnership Fund continues to support GPA

GPA is featured on boston.com as one of nine local recipients of funding from Harvard University.

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Lauren Fogarty participates in community schools panel

Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in Academics, Community, Events, Extended Learning, News, Partners | 0 comments

Lauren Fogarty, Director of Extended Learning Time, represented GPA as a panelist at an event in Washington DC about community schools, sponsored by the Center for American Progress. The presentation and panel discussion centered on a recent report that highlighted GPA and 13 other successful community schools across the country. Watch a video of the...

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