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...
Six Gwinnett County Public School students spent the past month learning about coding and computer science by participating in Tomorrow’s Technologist camp.
The four-week camp, offered by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, is part of an initiative to invest in tomorrow’s technologists by ensuring students have necessary skills to enter the workforce.Continue Reading...
Community service has always been an important part of Lauren Seroyer’s upbringing. The Peachtree Ridge graduate has taken what she was taught and used it to impact the local community and beyond by the creation of the non profit family supply bank.
The Community Assistance and Resource Effort, better known as CARE Closet, allows families the opportunity to confidentially pick out food and basic supplies that are needed.Continue Reading...
A decade ago, Ansley Butler couldn’t dream of being a teacher. She was struggling in high school, trying to figure out how to improve her grades.
During those tough times at Duluth High School, Butler found inspiration from a teacher who offered her compassion and guidance. That teacher helped her get on track in the classroom and motivated her to aspire to one day help students as well.Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools announced Friday it is hosting its annual new teacher orientation Tuesday and Wednesday.
More than 1,300 new and mid-year hire teachers from last year will meet at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth.Continue Reading...