GPA's monthly slideshow — prepared by staff and running all day everyday in GPA's front office — is a favorite in our school community. We thought it would be a good idea to share the joy it brings and make it available online, too, for all to enjoy. Check it out here, ...and don't forget [...]
Our program staff and administrators were on hand at the 2015 Autism NJ Conference in Atlantic City, sharing the good news about Garfield Park Academy and the STEPS Program for adults with disabilities.
Don't miss our upcoming Handbag Bingo Event! Please join us for the fun. When: Friday October 23, 2015 Where: Garfield Park Academy, 24 Glenolden Lane, Willingboro, New Jersey Time: Doors Open at 6:30 Price: Admission: $25.00, $30.00 Purchased At Door Tickets, Call 609-877-4111 • First Game at 7:15 • Admission includes 10 games • Additional [...]
US Navy Seal E5 Operations Specialist Gregory Borger recently delivered a presentation to GPA Middle School and High School students. He presented information about the Navy Seals and their military responsibilities, showed Navy Seal videos for students who might be interested in future applications, and answered the students' questions about Naval Service. A graduate of [...]
GPA is proud to recognize the following individuals for the valuable roles they play as educators at our school. They have been nominated to represent GPA in ASAH's Annual Educator of the Year awards. Congratulations to Barbara, Mythi, and Jeff! Barbara Mang Barbara Mang Related Services Provider of the Year Barbara has always demonstrated [...]
Staff Sergeant Ricklin Harmening, member of the 714th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, came to visit GPA Thursday, May 14, 2015. SSgT Harmening, who is locally based out of Joint Base McGuire-Dixx-Lakehurst, spoke to students about the different opportunities that the military service has to offer. Harmening, who has served our country for ten years, talked about [...]
Join us for our Handbag Bingo Fundraiser, benefiting Garfield Park Academy programs, on Friday, May 15th. Bring your friends and win designer handbags by Coach, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, and other designers. Tickets are $25/person ($30 at the door) and include 10 games (additional cards are available for purchase). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Light [...]
LaMont Smith LaMont Smith, 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist in the men’s 4x400 meter relay, will be visiting with students and staff of Garfield Park Academy before attending the 2015 Penn Relays. Smith, whose hometown is Willingboro, is coming home with a plan. He is launching The LaMont Smith Foundation with the mission to support [...]
GPA students launched another successful art show at Virtua Memorial Hospital, with a reception opening including foods and snacks prepared by GPA culinary students. A gallery of the student's artwork and reception photographs is below. Click the thumbnail at right for a recent mention of our GPA/Virtua Show in the Burlington County Times.
GPA students participated in the recent Willingboro Library Art Show that was open to multiple area schools. Congratulations to GPA Fifth Grader Z'nye Hemingway, who won Honorable Mention in his age category! Isaiah Johnson participated as well.