Global Learning Charter Public School will hold an outdoor, in-person commencement ceremony for the 29 graduating members of its Class of 2020. The graduation celebration will take place on Sunday, August 9th at 11:00 AM on the grounds of Bittersweet Farm, 438 Main Road, in Westport. A rain date has been scheduled for August 16th. The event will mark the New Bedford charter school’s 14th graduating class.
GLCPS is offering both course completion and student support classes this summer through its first-ever Summer Virtual Academic and Enrichment Program. GLCPS students who seek to fulfill course requirements are welcome to participate.
In a letter to Massachusetts school leaders, Commissioner of Education Jeff Riley reported that many families who received P-EBT cards in the mail beginning on May 31st are having trouble activating their cards because of problems with the process. The Department of Transitional Assistance is encouraging families to call DTA's Assistance Line at (877) 382-2363 and press 6. Their staff can help families to get the correct information.
Thanks to numerous generous donors, GLCPS has set up a fund to help families of GLCPS students cover the cost of groceries. Families who are in need of this extra support are asked to complete a simple application.