Gov. Brian Kemp and First Lady Marty Kemp visited Meadowcreek High School on Monday to discuss some of his plans to expand access to mental healthcare in Georgia schools.
Kemp’s first state budget calls for an $8.4 million increase in funding for what is known as APEX mental and behavioral health services. During the governor’s visit to Meadowcreek, he and his wife participated in a discussion on the issue with Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks, school officials and state behavioral health officials.Continue Reading...
Looking at the dozen-and-a-half South Gwinnett High School students sitting before him in the school’s mock courtroom, Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton posed a question.
“You know about our high incarceration rates,” he said. “Why are incarceration rates the way they are?”Continue Reading...
The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology has once again been ranked among the top 100 public schools in America by online research company Niche.
The company recently released its 2019 Best Public High Schools, an annual documentation of the top 100 public schools in the nation, which ranked GSMST 13, the same ranking the school received last year.Continue Reading...
Students from Greater Atlanta Christian School and Mountain View High School recently brought home top prizes in the annual Jay Cliett and Bill Kipp High School Mathematics Tournament at Georgia Southwestern State University.
Hosted by GSW’s School of Computing and Mathematics, the tournament is the longest-running competition of its kind in the state and is one of the largest held each year. Formerly the High School Mathematics Tournament, the event was renamed in honor of Professor Emeritus Bill Kipp and the late Professor Emeritus Jay Cliett, who have been instrumental to the success of the tournament since its inception in 1974.Continue Reading...
In town for the Super Bowl, motivational speaker Eric Thomas visited two local high schools, South Gwinnett and Shiloh, to give early-morning speeches this week.
Most known for a speech that the Miami Heat used in a video while LeBron James played in South Beach, Thomas is very popular in sports circles across the country.Continue Reading...
The experience of a lifetime for the Meadowcreek football program got even better for head coach Jason Carrera at Monday’s Super Bowl LIII Opening Night.
Thanks to the NFL and the Atlanta Falcons, Carrera was one of four high school and youth coaches presented with two tickets to Sunday’s big game during media night festivities for the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots.Continue Reading...