GPA in the News

  • October 30, 2014: NECN remembers Mayor Thomas M. Menino’s impact on Boston’s children with a feature on Playworks at GPA:
  • October 24th, 2014:  Zion Cadjoe receives the Class Act Award for his service to feeding the homeless

  • June 1, 2014: GPA presents the 3rd annual Gardner Champion Award to Boston College Lynch School of Education Professor Irwin Blumer.
  • May 7th 2014:  GPA’s Adult Education program is highlighted at the Legislatures breakfast
  • April 24, 2014: Students, parents, staff, and partners come together for the first GPA Science Night.
  • December 4, 2013: GPA’s youth soccer program, run by America Scores, is featured on Harvard University’s “Community Connections” blog.
  • Fall 2012: GPA special education teacher Liz Byron will run 155 miles through the Sahara next spring to raise money for classroom laptops, earning coverage in the Huffington Post, Boston.com and WBZ-TV News.
  • October 9, 2011: Members of the Manchester United Soccer Team conduct a soccer clinic at Harvard Stadium for students in the GPA Summer Academy. (Egypt Intifada)
  • May 2, 2011: Volunteers from Harvard University help clean up GPA grounds during Boston Shines. (Harvard Gazette)
  • March 9, 2011: The Harvard Achievement Support Initiative supports GPA’s Math Night and other family engagement efforts. (Harvard Gazette)
  • January 19, 2011: Students from the Institute of Politics at Harvard University help spruce up Gardner Pilot Academy. (Harvard Crimson)
  • September 14, 2010: GPA makes Adequate Yearly Progress across the board, achieves “good standing” under state and federal accountability systems.
  • September 11, 2009: The Allston-Brighton / Boston College Community Fund awards a grant to Gardner Pilot Academy. (Allston-Brighton TAB)
  • May 6, 2008: “Friendship Feast nets $10,000 for playground”: Friends of Gardner Pilot Academy hosts an innovative community celebration. (Allston-Brighton TAB)
  • May 5, 2008: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center highlights the opening of the Joseph M. Smith Community Health Center at GPA.
  • Fall 2008: FOSS (Full Option Science System) highlights “Science in the Schoolyard” at GPA in its newsletter.