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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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Announcement: We’ve moved!

We‘ve moved!! We‘re settling into our brand new home just in time for the 2016-2017 school year! We hope you’ll visit soon. Our new address is: 515 Belleville Ave., New Bedford, MA 02746

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PRESS: Alma welcomes Gail Fortes to Board of Trustees

Alma del Mar welcomes Gail Fortes to Board of Trustees Gail M. Fortes was unanimously voted onto the Alma del Mar Board of Trustees during the board’s meeting on April 29. Ms. Fortes, of New Bedford, is the Executive Director

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Teacher Appreciation Week: In the words of Alma Parents

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Meet Ms. Crowther: Sixth Grade Associate Teacher

Ms. Crowther’s family is originally from southeast Massachusetts, but she grew up in Hinesville, Georgia. Ms. Crowther studied Fashion Merchandising and Business at Georgia Southern University. After working in retail for a few years, she decided to explore other opportunities.

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New Year, Same Routines at Alma

For many, the ringing in of a new year means new beginnings and a clean slate. At Alma, it means getting back into the same rigorous routines that were set back in August. Yes, there are a few subtle changes

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Beyond the Fridge

After months of in-depth investigation, our K-4 scholars presented their final products during their Expedition Night. In less than an hour, hundreds of family members and friends took a journey through American History with our scholars as their guides. While

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Experience our scholars’ Expedition Night


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Meet Ms. Fernandes: Second Grade Lead Teacher

Elizabeth Fernandes was born and raised in New Bedford. She has a diverse background in education, having gained experience as a teacher and tutor/mentor while in college. She earned a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and human development from Wheelock College. After

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Meet Ms. Correira: Paraprofessional

Ms. Correira has lived in Fall River most of her life and lives there today with her two daughters, Desiree, 11, and Cadence, 7. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Bridgewater State University and is currently pursuing a

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