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Commencement Exercises for Class of 2018

The graduation ceremony for the Class of 2018 is being held Sunday, June 10th at 1:00 PM. The ceremony will take place in the main auditorium at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. The keynote speaker is Dr. Laura Douglas, president of Bristol Community College. New Bedford City Council President Linda Morad will speak on behalf of the city of New Bedford. Guests are asked to park in Parking Lot 5 which is the closest lot to the Campus Center where the auditorium is located. For information or to obtain tickets, please contact the school at 508-991-4105.

Evening of International Music to Benefit GLCPS Music Program

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 Day is June 14th

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 ( to learn more and to reserve your slot.

GLCPS A US News & World Report Best High School 5 Straight Years

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."

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Summer Programs and Summer Reading

Credit Recovery Classes
The GLCPS Summer Credit Recovery Program is open to ALL students in the greater New Bedford area in Grades 5-8. Register for a class or classes HERE. 
Summer Academic and Enrichment Program
All GLCPS students, including new, incoming students, are welcome to participate in our FREE Summer Academic and Enrichment Program from July 9- 27. Transportation is free. Enroll in the GLCPS Summer Program HERE.
Summer Reading
All GLCPS students, including new students, have required Summer reading. Please visit the Summer Reading page on our website for details. 

Upcoming Events

Orientation for New GLCPS Families
Date: 6/22/2018, 10 AM 12 PM
Location: GLCPS Main Campus
5th Grade Academy
Date: 6/27/2018, 8:15 AM 2:30 PM
Location: GLCPS Main Campus
5th Grade Academy
Date: 6/28/2018, 8:15 AM 2:30 PM
Location: GLCPS Main Campus
Summer Academic and Enrichment Academy
Date: 7/9/2018, 8:15 AM 3 PM
Summer Academic and Enrichment Academy
Date: 7/10/2018, 8:15 AM 3 PM