News and Announcements

Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Awards Money for Biotechnology Program

Global Learning Charter Public School students can add more tools to their toolbox, thanks to a $107,982 grant to create a new high school biotechnology course that will be hands-on and project-based. We will also add biotechnology programming and research skills to our robotics course as well as introduction of lab skills in other life science and chemistry courses. More...

Rock and Read-a-thon Raises Money For Books

When the school day ends on Friday, March 31st, students, staff members, and guest readers will grab their books and read together as part of the first Rock and Read-a-thon held at the school. The event takes place in different areas throughout the main campus from 3-6 PM. The Read-a-thon is being held to

National Engineers Week Comes Early Thanks to Lockheed Martin

Thanks to Lockheed Martin, National Engineers Week 2017 came a few days early for 9th grade students. Officially, it is the week of February 19th-25th. At GLCPS, students were able to get a head start with a challenge to (click on photo to continue reading)

Bristol County Savings Bank Donates Dollars for Community Jazz Education Program

Thank you, Bristol County Savings Bank Charitable Foundation, for your recent contribution of $7,000 for the Global Learning Charter Jazz Initiative. The GLCJI is a community-wide jazz education program which introduces New Bedford area kids to learning and playing jazz music. Stay tuned for information on future workshops, sessions and performances!

State Renews Charter, Removes Conditions for GLCPS

Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester says he will renew the school's charter for another five years and remove all conditions previously placed on GLCPS. In a letter to the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE), the commissioner gave high marks to GLCPS, writing "since the school was placed on conditions in 2012, GLCPS has demonstrated significant and sustained academic progress. In 2012,

Students Turn Their Passion Into Plan to Help Homeless

“Sometimes it's easy to walk by because we know we can't change someone's whole life in a single afternoon. But what we fail to realize is that simple kindness can go a long way toward encouraging someone who is stuck in a desolate place.” Mike Yankoski, author of Under the Overpass

When Technology Coordinator Ms. Monteiro told her students to pursue thier passion, Merly Nunez and Kaitlyn Chumack teamed up to help the homeless. What were they thinking? How could two teenagers possibly make a difference in the lives of those who don't have a home to call their own? Not only did they find a way to make a difference, they have had their own lives changed through their experience.
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