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New Bedford families demand a strong education for their children

  “Every single year we’re turning away 500 families in our lottery. We want to make sure that those families, and the additional families who want the opportunity that Alma represents, have access to this high quality education. That’s why

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Alma to serve as New Bedford polling place on Nov. 6

We are so excited to show our scholars what service is all about tomorrow, November 6th! When we found out the New Bedford Election Commission was looking for new polling locations last minute, Alma stepped in and offered up our

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You shop, Amazon gives to Alma

AmazonSmile has donated over $100 million to charities thanks to customers shopping at smile.amazon.com. To celebrate, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to the Alma del Mar Foundation Inc when you shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/45-2914995 through Nov 2. #AmazoSmile #StartWithaSmile

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Results for Children are the Real Bottom Line

By Will Garner and Jan Baptist Posted Aug 4, 2018 at 3:30 PM on SouthCoast Today Seven years ago, we made a promise to families in New Bedford that we’d create a school that would put their children on the path to college. We’ve created

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Special Announcement: Alma applying for more seats in New Bedford

Letter to Alma Families – English Carta para las Familias de Alma

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ATTN New Families: Math & Reading screenings set for Aug. 2-3

Attention families of new scholars in 1st-7th grade: We would like to invite all new scholars to a Math and Reading screening on either Thursday, August 2nd from 2:00-5:00pm or Friday, August 3rd from 7:00-10:00am. Contact Ms. Teevens at (202)

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Save the Date: Alma del Mar Class of 2026 Graduation

Last week of school details Week of June 11th — 15th: Q4 Interim Exams Passage Portfolio presentations (more information to follow) Tues. 6/12—End of year trip!  All day Fieldwork. Fri. 6/15—Last day of school for 8th grade class.  Scholars may

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What is Crew?

At Alma, our work is often complex and highly interpersonal. It’s also creative and performative. We must make sure we are creating an ecosystem in which creative people can thrive while doing highly complex, interpersonal and performative work. Because when

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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

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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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