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08/16/2018

Thirty percent of Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers will receive one-time monetary awards a little more than a year from now — but which educators receive those awards will depend on how their students do this year.

Superintendent Alvin Wilbanks talked at length about the district’s new “performance-based awards” during his State of the School System Address to the Gwinnett Chamber on Wednesday. The new program is part of the district’s efforts to address a national issue of district’s struggling to retain teachers.

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08/15/2018

Films created by Gwinnett County Public Schools students are hitting the Big Apple for the 2018 All American High School Film Festival this fall.

The school district announced on Tuesday that seven films created by Lanier High students and one animated film created by a Brookwood student will be shown in the AMC Theater 25 in New York City’s Times Square.

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08/15/2018

When new Discovery High School principal Marci Sledge was young, she wanted to go into a profession where she could help other people — it just wasn’t the one in which she ultimately ended up.

It was being a doctor — the M.D. kind, not the Ph.D. kind — that was the center of Sledge’s aspirations, but fate can be funny about steering people down a path they didn’t expect.

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08/13/2018

Since the age of six Gautam Desai has been a student of the game of chess. Playing, winning and participating in tournaments. A decade later, the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology junior is teaching kids how to play with his very own camp.

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08/08/2018

Suwanee resident Sabrina Schneider is using the help of a scholarship to propel her pursuit of higher learning in engineering.

A 2017 graduate of North Gwinnett High, Schneider is a mechanical engineering student entering her sophomore year at Georgia Tech. In July, she was one of 10 students across the country to receive the Horatio Alger Honeywell scholarship.

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08/07/2018

Monday was a day of first for Gwinnett County Public Schools. The first day of school, the opening of GCPS’ first theme high school and a new language program at an elementary school.

Level Creek Elementary School in Suwanee unveiled its new Dual Language Immersion program, or DLI for short. The program takes two classes of kindergarten students and immerses them in learning English and Spanish.

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