Several area musicians will perform for “A Special Evening of International Music” to benefit the Global Learning Charter Public School’s (GLCPS) award-winning music program. Among the musicians who are headlining the event are the versatile Chops Turner and his band, as well as the multilingual vocalist Grace. Other musicians in the line-up include P. Lowe, Manny Escobar and J Summers.
The event takes place on Saturday, June 30th at the Whaler Inn and Suites (Ryan’s Pub) located at 500 Hathaway Road in New Bedford.
POL, or Presentations of Learning Day, is when students show how they're building the skills that will help them to be successful now and in the future: Public speaking, technology literacy, collaboration, communication and creative thinking. Join us as a community reviewer on June 14th for an hour or more between 9:00 am and 12:00 pm. Contact Lynn Poyant (email@example.com) to learn more and to reserve your slot.
For the 5th consecutive year, US News & World Report ranks GLCPS among the best high schools in the country. GLCPS is ranked 59th out of the top public high schools in Massachusetts and is in the top eight percent of high schools nationwide.
"It’s an honor to receive this kind of recognition." said Dr. Furtado, the school's executive director. "As a public charter school, we are responsible for providing the best education possible for our 500 students. Our staff strives to do that every day."
It's been a banner competition season for the music department at the Global Learning Charter Public School. The Jazz band, high school band and middle school band all took home top finishing trophies from the Six Flags Music Festival competition on May 11th. The Jazz band was awarded the platinum trophy while the high school and middle school band performances earned Gold and Silver awards, respectively. The band members traveled to Six Flags New England in West Springfield, Massachusetts to compete.
It is the second competition in recent weeks for some band members.