Welcome to the Great Oaks Legacy Charter School Newsroom!
Read about Tricia Alcaraz, a proud first-grade teacher at great Oaks Legacy Charter School, and her journey into the classroom with long nights of studying, financial worries, tests – and support from a Newark nonprofit called Gateway U. Gateway U helps students earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 2 years at an affordable cost.
Great Oaks Legacy Charter School class of 2023 has earned more than $16 million in
four-year renewable scholarships. The graduating class celebrated at the annual Senior
The Nork! Project hosted a workshop at Great Oaks Legacy High School, providing students
the opportunity to explore their sense of belonging in the city.
To enroll your child with Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, visit NewarkCommonApp.org. Watch this How to Apply video for a brief overview.
Tips To Ensure Student Success in College Admissions
by Aileen Moner,
Network Director of College and Career Success, Great Oaks Legacy Charter School
NJPCSA Celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week Honoring Public School Teachers in New Jersey.
U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under
Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Dr. Homer Wilkes, and White House Senior
About 1,000 coats were distributed to Newark residents in the South Ward this month as winter kicks into high gear and temperatures continue to drop.
Moments before Seyfunmi Onaiyekan, a fifth-grade student at Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, rolled up his sleeve to get his first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, he admitted he was a bit nervous to get the shot.
At least seven locations in Newark began offering the pediatric COVID vaccine this week for children as young as 5 and city schools worked to set up vaccination events, steps that state health officials say will help keep classrooms safe.
Nearly eight months after Great Oaks Legacy Charter School in Newark brokered efforts to get its educators and support staff vaccinated from COVID-19, the school administration on Friday announced that nearly all school employees have received a vaccination.
Over the last 18 months, the pandemic has exacerbated achievement gaps for students who were already falling behind before COVID-19 arrived.
Two educators outline ‘new approaches that may better meet the needs of students, families and teachers’