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Where would your curiosity and love of learning take you?

Something that makes Alma del Mar a unique place to work is that our teachers are given the opportunity to fuel their passion and deepen their content knowledge.   Where would your curiosity and love of learning take you?   For Kate,

Posted in Alma Profiles

March is Spirit Month at Alma

Spirit Month For the past 6 years, Alma has had the traditional 1 week of days where scholars could dress up according to day. But this year, we decided to spread out the fun! Every Friday in March, we will

Posted in Ops @ Alma

Alma 7th grade scholars make warm gesture

A group of seventh grade scholars at Alma del Mar Charter School will donate 15 fleece blankets to The Donovan House, a sober transitional housing program for women and their children in New Bedford. This group, known as the Colby

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Meet Ms. Brainard: 4-5 Academic Fellow


Rachel was born and raised in Middletown, Connecticut and recently moved to New Bedford to teach with her boyfriend, Gabriel. She attended Central Connecticut State University earning a degree in English Literature. Rachel enjoys kayaking and spending time with her

Posted in Alma Profiles, Meet Our Crew

Meet Ms. Gomes: Office Manager

Jillian Gomes and her son Adrien dressed up as Bob Ross and his painting when they ran in the Providence Monster Dash 5K!

Jillian Gomes is a lifelong New Bedford resident who attended New Bedford Public Schools as well as GNB Voc-Tech where she studied graphic design. After high school she earned her associates degree in liberal arts from the Community College of

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Alma scholars study issues related to surviving & thriving

What would I do if my family didn’t have enough food? What would it be like to go about my day without electricity? What do I have now that I’ve been taking for granted?   These are just some of

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Meet Mr. Baker: Culture Fellow

Mr. Baker was born in Holyoke, MA, and moved to Westborough, MA for high school. He studied International Relations and Political Science at Clark University in Worcester, MA. Mr. Baker became a rock climbing instructor and enjoyed several years of

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Enrollment applications due February 21

We are one month out from the lottery for the 2018/19 school year. Please make sure all siblings and other loved ones get their applications in on time. The deadline is Friday, February 21st at 5 pm. The waiting list

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Middle School Winter Strings Concert on Jan. 26

You’re Invited! Middle School Winter Strings Concert Dear Alma Families, The Instrumental Choice Class scholars will be showing off their hard work over the past few months by presenting a concert!  Family, friends and other scholars are invited to attend

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Meet Mr. Richard: PE Teacher

Jonathan was born and raised in New Bedford before recently moving to Fairhaven with his fiance and stepson. He attended New Bedford High School before earning a degree in Physical Education from Bridgewater State University. Jonathan enjoys being active and being

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