Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Athletic and Activities Department will host its free Booster Essentials Program at two locations in the near future.
The program is designed to provide information on proper formation and operation of high school booster clubs in athletics, fine arts and other volunteer organizations.
Upcoming sessions are scheduled for Jan. 28 at Berkmar High School and Feb. 13 at Shiloh High School. Both presentations begin at 6:30 p.m. in the theater.Continue Reading...
Students at four Gwinnett schools worked to help families in need during the holidays.
At Discovery High School, the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps raised more than $5,500 for the Empty Stocking Fund, a nonprofit organization that purchases a variety of new items to give children for Christmas. As part of the JROTC’s service project, the cadets volunteered at the where they helped distribute gifts and toys to children from low-income families.Continue Reading...
In celebration of January’s National Mentoring Month, Gwinnett County Public Schools is implementing a Hispanic mentoring program.
According to the district, GCPS currently has mentoring programs that connect “community mentors with male and female students in grades four through 12 to provide guidance, encouragement and support to help them become successful young adults, both in and out of school.”Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools is honoring a top media clerk and a school principal for their work with the district’s students and support of school libraries.
The school system announced Burnette Elementary School media clerk Lee Nichols as its Media Clerk of the Year Award winner and Jones Middle School Principal Memorie Reesman as its School Library Advocate Award winner on Monday.Continue Reading...
North Gwinnett High School DECA placed first in the region competition in December.
DECA is the national association for students and teachers of marketing, management and entrepreneurship. It is a co-curricular student organization, as DECA activities are designed to reinforce the subjects that are taught in the Marketing Pathway, according to the North Gwinnett DECA website. Through DECA, North Gwinnett High School students learn what it takes to be successful in marketing.Continue Reading...
Long after the ribbon has been cut on the new Peachtree Corners Town Center and the last vestiges of the grand opening ceremony have disappeared, a group of children will have left a lasting memory of the Town Center’s early days.Continue Reading...