South Gwinnett senior Skye A. Williams was selected among thousands of applicants to participate in four annual leadership seminars offered by the United States Military Service Academies this summer.
In June, Williams joined 1,000 other attendees at West Point’s Summer Leaders Experience. More than 7,000 juniors nationwide applied to SLE for a chance to experience life at West Point.Continue Reading...
Collins Hill will host a community event Wednesday to honor longtime wrestling coach Cliff Ramos.
The celebration is to unveil the Cliff Ramos Wrestling Facility, a naming that was requested by the Eagles community and approved recently by the Gwinnett County Public Schools Board. The public is welcome to the event, which begins at 5:30 p.m. in the wrestling facility inside the Collins Hill fieldhouse.Continue Reading...
Berkmar High School has established an American Institute of Architecture chapter, becoming the first school in the state of Georgia to have one.
AIAS is an independent, nonprofit, student-run organization dedicated to providing progressive programs, information, and resources on issues critical to architecture and the experience of education.Continue Reading...
Ten months of practice and hard work culminated in seven Simpson Elementary School students winning their division during the 39th annual Odyssey of the Mind world finals in Ames, Iowa.
Gwinnett County Public Schools announced Monday the team comprised of Emma Betteridge, Briggs Dommert, Kylie Dommert, Addie Ebert, Claire Ott, Ellie Simmons, and Sophie Dommert finished first in the Division I category of the problem-solving competition taking place in May.Continue Reading...
While the foundation recognized the five nonprofits, however, it also handed out a total of $50,000 to five other groups. Those groups included Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children’s Shelter, Street Wise, Hudgens Center for Art and Learning, Auditory Verbal Center and Meadowcreek High School. Each group received $10,000 from the foundation.
Pictured: Meadowcreek Principal Tommy Welch and Lynnette Aponte, Outreach Specialist, Meadowcreek High School accepted the $10,000 grant.Continue Reading...
Phoenix High School is expanding this fall with the addition of a new location at Sugarloaf Mills that will give students another place to seek a second chance at an education.
The new Phoenix High School at Sugarloaf Mills is the product of a partnership with the Simon Youth Foundation, which is affiliated with Simon, the company that owns Sugarloaf Mills. The foundation operates youth academy at Simon malls around the country.Continue Reading...