Editor’s Note: As the 2018-19 school year is set to begin for Gwinnett County Public Schools students on Aug. 6, ‘Just the Facts’ takes a look at the many factors that go into managing and maintaining the largest school system in the state of Georgia. Today we look at its nutrition program.Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools is ushering in a new era of learning with the introduction of the district’s first theme school.
On Aug. 6 an estimated 650 students in the Norcross cluster will embark on the school district’s newest academic plan with the opening of Paul Duke STEM High School.Continue Reading...
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...