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Gensler and Turner Collaboration at Boston Green Academy Will Foster Connections and Drive Student Engagement

Gensler and Turner Construction teamed up with City Year and the Boston Green Academy in Brighton, MA, to redesign and update the school’s multipurpose library space. In addition to hosting the Boston Public School (BPS) system’s second largest circulating library, …

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Haitian Sisters Graduate at Top of Their Class From Boston Green Academy

As reported by NBC Boston: After the devastating earthquake in Haiti in 2010, two sisters have triumphed and are at the top of their graduating class at Boston Green Academy in Brighton. God, family and academics are the three things …

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Haiti quake survivor a BPS valedictorian

As reported by the Boston Herald: When Carmelissa Norbrun gives the valedictory address on June 8 for Boston Green Academy, it will mark the climax of a long journey that has brought her from the poorest country in the Western …

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BGA teams up with Big Brothers Big Sisters Massachusetts Bay to Launch Mentor 2.0 Program

We have teamed up with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay to launch a new program that matches every BGA 9th grader with a mentor aimed at preparing high schools students for success in college and career. Volunteers will be …

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Boston Green Academy featured on WBUR

On Wednesday, January 27, BGA was featured on Boston’s NPR Station, WBUR, to discuss our partnership with College Advising Corps. College Advising Corps works to increase the number of low-income, first-generation and underrepresented high school students who enter and complete college. BGA has …

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Boston Green Academy featured on CityLine

In September, BGA staff and students were featured on WCVB Channel 5’sCityLine program. The segment focused on alternative discipline and shared the great work of our Student Support Team.  Thanks to our staff of social workers, community coordinators, and amazing teachers, …

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Environmental Justice Youth Forum

On Friday, May 15th the EPA Region 1 Administrator, Curt Spaulding will be at BGA to discuss environmental issues and encourage our students to be the next generation of youth leaders.  Students will participate in roundtable discussions on local topics. …

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Students mark Green Apple Day of Service with environmentally-friendly projects

Boston Public Schools (BPS) students, parents and teachers participated in the national Green Apple Day of Service on September 27 and throughout the week. Created in 2012 by the U.S. Green Building Council and the Center for Green Schools, Green …

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Boston Art Week- Random Acts of Art

The first of Boston’s parklets was designed by students at Boston Green Academy.

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Allston, Brighton neighbors consider student impact

More than 100 residents of Allston and Brighton spent Saturday morning at a community meeting, hoping to find solutions to the strain placed on parts of their neighborhoods that are increasingly populated by transient students.

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Patrick touts continued clean energy sector job growth

For the third straight year, jobs in the Massachusetts clean energy industry experienced double-digit growth, increasing by 10.5 percent between July 2013 and 2014, Gov. Deval Patrick announced Monday in Brighton.

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Governor announces third straight year of double-digit job growth in clean energy industry

Gov. Deval Patrick announced that the Massachusetts clean energy sector saw double-digit job growth for the third consecutive year and now employs more than 88,000 workers in the Commonwealth.

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Patrick to hold off on “serious” job search until January

Patrick announced job growth in the clean-energy sector at an event Monday at Boston Green Academy, a Horace Mann charter school in Brighton where one of the students announced his own career ambitions.

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Scholarship program aims to support South Boston youth interested in science, technology, engineering, and math

A new partnership between the University of Massachusetts and Vertex Pharmaceuticals aims to support South Boston high school students as they pursue degrees in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

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Vertex and UMass team up to offer scholarships to South Boston students

Vertex Pharmaceuticals and the University of Massachusetts have launched a new full-ride scholarship for high school students from Boston Green Academy and Excel High School who are pursuing science, technology, engineering and math disciplines.

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