Excitement and camaraderie rang through the halls of Grace Snell Middle School with girls from the South Gwinnett and Shiloh clusters coming together for camp July 16 to 20.
Thirty-three girls from Grace Snell, Shiloh and Snellville Middle School participated in the inaugural Community-Based Mentoring Program for Girls camp.Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools aced its latest set of state benchmarks, according to the Georgia Department of Education’s Spring 2018 Georgia Milestones report.
The results, which were released Friday, rank GCPS above the state average for its number of proficient and distinguished learners in language arts, social studies, science and mathematics for the elementary, middle school and high school levels.Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools is the best employer for women in Georgia and 10th best in the country, a Forbes study recently found.
The study, which was published Tuesday as a joint effort between Forbes and research firm Statista, ranks the nation’s top 300 employers for women. It is the first-ever ranking of its kind, the magazine reported.Continue Reading...
Backpacks? Check. Pencils? Check. New shoes for school? Check.
Items such as these are put on lists for thousands of families as they get ready to go back to school. On Wednesday night, the Gwinnett County chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police provided more than 100 children with those supplies during their annual Cops and Kids back to school event at the Shoe Carnival in Lawrenceville.Continue Reading...
Community giving...a key to student success.
In two short weeks, Georgia's larget school system, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) kicks off a new school year welcoming more than 180,000 students. To ensure that students get off to a great start, members of Gwinnett's 12Stone Church sponsored a school supply drive that collected more than 23,000 in donated items, including Chromebooks, book bags, composition subject notebooks, pencils, pens, highlighters, hand sanitizers, binders, calculators and more.Continue Reading...
Five-year-old Prince Moss carefully navigated his way down the school bus steps, his left hand gripping two picture books while his right held onto the vehicle’s railing.
As he stepped from the bus-turned-bookmobile onto the asphalt of the Columns at Peachtree Corners apartment complex, he turned to his mom, Shakurah Moss, and smiled before running to the Atlanta Community Food Bank’s van, which was parked behind the bus, to snag a lunch.Continue Reading...