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.Continue Reading...
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.Continue Reading...
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.Continue Reading...
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.Continue Reading...
Students such as Jayla Milan-Cromedy, Davon Douglas, Sefik Habul and Gracy Rizig are trading in traditional high school jobs for internships and work-based learning.
All four Gwinnett County Public Schools students are spending the year working at different Delta Community Credit Union locations. Milan-Cromedy, a senior at Lanier, is working in Buford; Douglas, a junior at Peachtree Ridge, is at the Duluth branch; Habul, a senior at Collins Hill, works in Suwanee; and Rizig, a senior at Brookwood, works at the new Snellville branch.Continue Reading...
Mountain View High School’s Junior Classical League received national recognition at the National Junior Classical League Convention from July 22 to 28.
The organization, which places an emphasis on classical languages such as Latin and Greek, received 12 awards, including first for its outreach program.Continue Reading...