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Goddard Scholars Academy
Program Description
The Goddard Scholars Academy (GSA) is an academically accelerated magnet school for highly-motivated, high-achieving students of the Worcester Public Schools. The GSA is an Innovation School located within the Dr. Arthur F. Sullivan Middle School. The school has historically served grades 7-8. Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, the school expanded to serve grades 6-8, with approximately 48 students in two class groups in each grade.

Applications for the 2014-2015 school year are no longer being accepted. Acceptance/wait list letters have been mailed. 

For more information, email GSAinfo@worc.k12.ma.us or call the school office at 508-799-3350 and leave a message.
News
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Math Team Places 3rd
The GSA MathCounts Team placed 3rd at the Central Mass. Regional Competition February 27th in Shrewsbury. Tingyi Lu placed 3rd as an individual and will be competing in the state competition at Wentworth Institute of Technology on March 8th. Good Luck Tingyi!
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay and Poetry Contest Winners
Congratulations to Morgan Johnson, essay contest winner, and Hannah Ennis, poetry contest winner in the annual competition to honor Dr. King.
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Information Session for Prospective 6th Graders
An Information Session will be held January 29th from 4 to 5 PM at Sullivan Middle School. If you were unable to attend the Open House or you just want more information about the program before applying, please join us. Meet the teachers, current students and parents and tour the classrooms.
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Donors Choose Project for the Band--FUNDED!
Mrs Lord's Donors Choose project: "Marimbas for Music Education" (Click here to link to the project) was fully funded! We are looking forward to hearing the new instrument in a concert!
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Open House for Prospective 6th Graders
GSA Open House for Prospective 6th grade Students, was held Tuesday December 3rd, 6-8 PM. Thank you to all the parents, former students and current student ambassadors for making this event a great success.
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Happy Birthday Robert Goddard!
Robert Hutchins Goddard, 10/5/1882-8/10/1945, was a Worcester native, a rocketry pioneer and is the namesake of the GSA. GSA students watched a movie, Rocketmen, about the brilliant scientist in G&T class and discussed the qualities of character than allowed him to lead such an extraordinary life.
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First Fundraiser
GSA Students conducted a no-sale letter writing campaign, called the GSA-athon to raise funds for the year. Students were given and should have returned a list of 8 names and addresses to whom letters asking for donations were sent. A successful GSA-athon will fund all of our special events and projects for the year. It is not too late to participate! You can still send in addresses or make a personal donation.
Files
 Band Files
Practice Chart, Band Handbook and Practice Guide for Parents
 GSA Program Brochure
Program Borchures and translations
 GSA Overview.pdf
GSA Overview Presentation
 GSA School Supply List 2013-14.docx
List of school supplies needed for the 2013-2014 school year for each grade.
Web Pages
Core Courses in the GSA

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