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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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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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Alma Staff Updates for January

Dear Alma Families, As many of you know, we are both expecting babies at the beginning of January! Ms. Leiwant will be on maternity leave beginning January 3rd and will return to work on April 23rd (following Spring Vacation). Ms.

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Four Alma educators recognized as Master Teachers

Four 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 they exhibit a

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Alma del Mar welcomes Maria Rosario to Board of Trustees

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2017 New Bedford, MA Alma del Mar welcomes Maria Rosario to Board of Trustees Maria Rosario was elected to the Alma del Mar Board of Trustees during the Board’s May 26 meeting. Rosario, who resides

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We’re hiring extraordinary teachers! But how do we hire?

How We Hire Extraordinary Educators from Becca Kurie Check out our openings for the 2017-2018 school year!

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Educators’ Professional Development: Building Better Work

Calling all educators! Please join us for an open professional development session on “Building Better Work” (Increasing complexity by analyzing student work). This is a free session offered by Alma del Mar – please share the opportunity with all your

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David Eckert joins Alma del Mar Board of Trustees

David Eckert was elected to the Alma del Mar Board of Trustees during the Board’s Annual Meeting on Nov. 4. Mr. Eckert has long supported and been involved in education, including previously serving on the national board for Let’s Get

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Alma del Mar recognizes Master Teachers

Four 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 they exhibit a

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Service-minded leaders: It’s more than a tagline

“Everybody can be great because everybody can serve.” – Martin Luther King Jr. Part of our mission is to challenge scholars to be service-minded leaders. Service. It’s something our scholars live each and everyday. It’s in the fifth grade scholar

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