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1303, 2015

GPA Named One of Top Non-Profits

March 13th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Garfield Park Academy has been named one of Southern New Jersey Business People’s Top 50 Non-Profits Southern New Jersey Business People, in collaboration with the Non-Profit Development Center of Southern New Jersey, recently named Garfield Park Academy one of Southern New Jersey’s top 50 non-profits. There are over 40,000 non-profits in South Jersey, and many are [...]

402, 2015

GPA History Class Explores the Holocaust

February 4th, 2015|Categories: News|

GPA History students recently learned about the Holocaust using the new film "A Journey Into the Holocaust." The film, which brings the Holocaust to life through the eyes and voices of fourteeen survivors, uses an extensive collection of historical video, illustrations and photos. The film screening served as a starting point for the students to [...]

2107, 2014

GPA Contributes to BIANJ Publication

July 21st, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

Garfield Park Academy contributed to the newly-published Behavior after Brain Injury: Challenges for Children & Adolescents. The publication is a project of the Children & Adolescents Committee of the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ). The Committee developed the guide to help parents identify, understand, and respond to the behavioral issues they may see [...]

707, 2014

GPA 2014 Graduation

July 7th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

GPA's Class of 2014 recently took part in Commencement Exercises and we want to offer our sincere congratulations to each and every one of our graduates. Your hard work, perseverance, and willingness to change and grow have paid off!! A special thanks again to Assemblyman Troy Singleton for his inspirational remarks to our graduates! We [...]

2006, 2014

GPA Science Lab Upgraded

June 20th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

The Garfield Park Academy Chemistry/Bio Science Lab has undergone a major makeover. Our lab's been completely refitted with new flooring, lab furniture, teacher tables, lab benches, seating, lab/safety equipment, and storage. The upgrade will make it possible for students and teachers to conduct a much wider range of chemical and biological experiments and demonstrations, while [...]

1006, 2014

Cosmetology Students Attend NYC International Make-Up Show

June 10th, 2014|Categories: News|

GPA Cosmo students attended the 2014 Annual NY International Makeup show. The students learned about new trends and technology developments in the world of makeup. The show is also an opportunity to build peer relationships and practice social skills in a professional context, inquiring about products and seeking guidance regarding their interests in cosmetology as [...]

1006, 2014

GPA Students Attend NYC International Hair and Beauty Show

June 10th, 2014|Categories: News|

GPA Cosmetology students recently took a school trip to the International Beauty Show (IBS) in New York. The show offered beauty students and professionals’ access to over 500 exhibitors who offered special demonstrations, educational classes, runway showings, discount pricing on thousands of tools and products, and amazing networking opportunities! IBS New York is the longest-running [...]

505, 2014

2014 Eugene Morse Memorial Gala Dinner and Golf Outing

May 5th, 2014|Categories: News|

The 2014 Eugene Morse Memorial Gala Dinner and Golf Outing is coming June 3, 2014. This year’s event will be another great one! Your support will benefit educational and vocational programs and students at GPA. Event Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014 Club address: Deerwood Country Club, 845 Woodlane Road, Westampton, New Jersey 08060. [button link="" [...]

1703, 2014

Join Us for GPA’s Handbag Bingo Fundraiser

March 17th, 2014|Categories: News|

Join us for our Handbag Bingo Fundraiser, benefiting Garfield Park Academy programs, on Friday, March 21st. Bring your friends and win designer handbags by Coach, Michael Kors, Kate Spade, and other designers. Tickets are $25/person and include 10 games (additional cards are available for purchase). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. [...]

1702, 2014

GPA Hosts Assemblyman Troy Singleton

February 17th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Assemblyman Troy Singleton, representing the 7th district, visited Garfield Park Academy to learn more about the school and the students it serves. Elected to serve in the New Jersey General Assembly in 2011, Troy Singleton serves on the Assembly Education Committee. "It was a real honor to welcome the Assemblyman to Garfield Park Academy," said [...]