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“Put Your Hands Up for GPA” a great success!

Posted by on Mar 12, 2013 in Community, Events, Extended Learning, Family Engagement, Featured, News, Partners | 0 comments

“Put Your Hands Up for GPA” a great success!

The annual community celebration at Harvard Business School supported our award-winning after-school program!

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GPA/YMCA After School program selected as statewide model

Posted by on Nov 21, 2012 in Academics, Community, Extended Learning, Family Engagement, News, Partners | 0 comments

The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has named the Gardner Pilot Academy/YMCA After School Program a 21st Century Community Learning Center demonstration site.   GPA is one of only three schools in Boston and only 13 statewide to be chosen as a demonstration site. The distinction was earned after five years of successful work as a promising practice site and three years as an exemplary practice site for innovative after school programming. As a result, GPA has earned federal funds to help support the after school program, and the school will serve as a model...

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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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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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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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