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Alma del Mar opens Frederick Douglass campus

Story is published at By Aimee Chiavaroli Posted Aug 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM   NEW BEDFORD — Late Friday afternoon, several Alma del Mar students went to a station to dip one or two hands in yellow, dark or light blue paint and press

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Alma announces new campus names

Find this story at NEW BEDFORD — Alma del Mar will rename both itself and its two campuses. Its new school, which will open on Monday, will be named after Frederick Douglass, the renowned 19th abolitionist who first lived

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Alma ESL teacher gets close-up look at Puerto Rican protests

View the story at By Aimee Chiavaroli Posted Jul 28, 2019 at 4:51 PM NEW BEDFORD — Rachel Brainard, an English as a second language teacher at Alma del Mar Charter School, spent the last three weeks in Puerto Rico. She set out to practice

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Alma Family Day of Service on Friday!

**DATE AND TIME CHANGE** Due to a forecast for thunderstorms on Thursday, we will instead clean up Clasky Common at 8 AM on Friday, August 9th. Light breakfast items will be provided. We will still also clean up after the Creative

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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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Sign-Up for Alma Potluck on May 9th


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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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