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Alma ‘Top Teacher’ helps scholars focus in class by running

At Alma, there are no passengers, only crew. We take pride in Alma, our work and the role we play transforming the lives of our scholars. Teachers have the autonomy to be creative and make decisions for their scholars on

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Alma del Mar to host mobile farm stands beginning June 7

Alma del Mar announces partnership with Coastal Foodshed Pair to focus on healthy food access with weekly Mobile Farm Stands NEW BEDFORD – Alma del Mar is thrilled to announce it will partner with Coastal Foodshed to bring a weekly

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Alma del Mar recognizes two educators as ‘Master Teachers’

NEW BEDFORD – Two educators at Alma del Mar were recently recognized for their mastery in teaching at the K-8 inclusive public charter school located in the North End of New Bedford. Alma educators are designated as Master Teacher when

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Two Alma educators to travel the world to fuel passion for learning

ALMA DEL MAR ANNOUNCES ALMAZING FUND GRANTEES NEW BEDFORD – Two teachers at Alma del Mar Charter School were recently awarded grant funds for their proposed trips to further their learning around the content they teach. “At Alma, we invest

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Alma Board of Trustees approves agreement with City of New Bedford

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2019 NEW BEDFORD – Alma del Mar’s Board of Trustees voted Monday evening to approve a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the City of New Bedford to open a new, neighborhood-enrolled charter public school that

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Alma announces plans for temporary site for new school

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2019   NEW BEDFORD – Alma del Mar has secured temporary space for its new charter public school at the former Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception school building in the Near North End section

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Alma del Mar Enrollment Lottery Draws Nearly 750 Applications

New Bedford (February 28, 2019) – Alma del Mar Charter School held their enrollment lottery Wednesday night with more than 100 hopeful family, friends and children in attendance. The lottery, held for the 2019-2020 school year, attracted 748 applications –

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Read Will Gardner’s full remarks to New Bedford School Committee

Below is the full statement that Executive Director Will Gardner made before the New Bedford School Committee during its regular meeting on February 11, 2019: My name is Will Gardner and I am the founder and Executive Director of Alma

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Bringing local food to Alma del Mar!

We are thrilled to announce that we are partnering with Coastal Foodshed to bring locally-sourced, fresh produce to the Alma community! The mobile farm stand will be held in our Community Room from 1:30-3:15 pm on Friday, Feb. 8. They will also

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