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Welcome to the GLCPS website and the start of the 2017-2018 school year. I am excited that we are beginning the first year of our new five year re-charter, and grateful for all the support we continue to receive from all of our stakeholders.
I'm also excited to share the news that over the next few months, we will be launching new technology projects that will greatly benefit our students and families. This is the result of our new partnership with the University of San Diego, the Qualcomm Corporation, and our very generous benefactor and supporter, Dr. Irwin Jacobs. We will be sure to share details about these programs as they get underway.

Hundreds attend 11th Annual Back to School Night

On Tuesday, August 22nd, the parking lot of the Global Learning Charter Public School (GLCPS) was converted into a large outdoor dining hall and barbecue station with the scent of grilled hamburgers and the sound of happy greetings filling the air.  
"It's one of my favorite school events of the year," said GLCPS Principal Lena Pires.

Student Letters Featured in Regional Newspaper

Students in Ms. Colbylyn Gilman's Dissecting Diversity class wrote opinion pieces on social justice issues for a contest being sponsored by the New York Times. The letters were submitted to the 4th Annual Student Editorial Contest. Several of the letters were published in the ...

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Did you know?

For many GLCPS students, persevering in and paying for college is very challenging. Your investment in GLCPS helps these students to stay in college. GLCPS continues to strengthen its College and Career Center by integrating college planning into all grade levels, providing more information to parents about college funding, and working more closely with students on college choice. The Mentoring for College Success program for GLCPS college-bound high school students, and the GLCPS Alumni Program offer ongoing support to GLCPS graduates. At GLCPS, families can begin planning for the future when they enter the school, and the support continues long after graduation. 

Upcoming Events

HS Term 1 Progress Report Grades Close
Date: 9/27/2017
Student Council Elections
Date: 9/29/2017
Family Fun & Fitness Day
Date: 9/30/2017, 10 AM 1 PM
Location: Global Learning Charter Public School 190 Ashley Blvd. New Bedford, MA 02746
Yearbook Fundraiser Ends Today
Date: 10/4/2017
Southern Mass Credit Union School Savings Program
Date: 10/4/2017, 10:30 AM 12 PM
Location: GLCPS Cafetera