Graves Elementary School students, the Captain Planet Foundation and members of Atlanta United FC spent Thursday afternoon planting vegetables at the school’s learning garden.
The planting was part of an initiative by Major League Soccer called Greener Goals, which is a week of service by professional soccer teams leading up to Earth Day.Continue Reading...
Lynnette Aponte, an outreach specialist at Meadowcreek High School, was named the Latin American Association’s 2018 Inspiration Award recipient, according to a press release sent by Gwinnett County Public Schools Wednesday.
The LAA gives the Inspiration Award to an individual who has adapted, integrated and thrives as a contributing member of their community.Continue Reading...
R.D. Head Elementary School teacher Doug Doblar was announced as one of 10 finalist for the 2019 Georgia Teacher of the Year by State Superintendent Richard Woods Tuesday.
Doblar previously was selected as the 2018 Gwinnett County Public Schools Teacher of the Year as well as receiving the school district’s Elementary School Teacher of the Year award.Continue Reading...
Things went swimmingly for four Gwinnett high school seniors Monday night.
Archer’s Jayla Gillis, Berkmar’s Charis Stanfield, Collins Hill’s Andrew Winton and Peachtree Ridge’s Oliver Stephan — all swimmers — earned the top four scholarship awards during the ninth annual Gwinnett County Public Schools Outstanding Senior Athlete Banquet at Sonesta Gwinnett Place.Continue Reading...
It was day of recollection and memories for longtime Gwinnett educator Dolford Layson.
On Monday, the administrative and clerical staff at Mountain View High School surprised Layson with gifts, a catered lunch and the unofficial proclamation of it being “Dolford Layson Day,” to celebrate his 50 years in the education profession.Continue Reading...
The American women’s domination of Monday’s 122nd Boston Marathon had people hurriedly searching for information on the top finishers, then reporting the results on social media.
For a time, a few on Twitter reported that Nicole DiMercurio was Canadian. Before it was corrected, another post followed with what a great day it was for Canadian running.
It may have been, but it was even better for the American women. And for Gwinnett County running.Continue Reading...