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GPA teacher runs the Boston Marathon for cancer research

Posted by on May 19, 2011 in Community, Featured, Health and Wellness | 0 comments

GPA teacher runs the Boston Marathon for cancer research

Alyssa Sinel, a kindergarten teacher at GPA, ran the Boston Marathon this year with the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge to raise funds for cancer research. Running in honor of a colleague fighting the disease, Alyssa has raised more than $5,000, and is still accepting donations for this worthy cause. “This has been an amazing experience,” she said. “I’ve been inspired by everyone I work with at GPA throughout this process.”  

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Harvard volunteers help students get GPA ready for spring

Posted by on Apr 1, 2011 in Community, Featured, Partners | 0 comments

Harvard volunteers help students get GPA ready for spring

Employees of Harvard University and neighboring businesses volunteered their time this spring to spruce up the grounds at Gardner Pilot Academy and other Allston landmarks during the annual Boston Shines neighborhood cleanup.  More than 80 adults joined GPA students to rake leaves, paint benches and lamp posts, mulch flowerbeds, and sweep the school’s outdoor classroom and playground. Read coverage in the Harvard Gazette.  

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