Maxwell High School of Technology Principal Jeff Hall was announced as the 2018 Trade and Industrial Educators of Georgia Administrator of the Year, according to a press release Friday.
The award commemorates exceptional individuals who have contributed to the success of Career and Technical Education, through the quality of their work and their involvement in the CTE community, the release said.Continue Reading...
Hours of practice, rehearsals and shows have culminated in a trip of a lifetime for the Collins Hill’s Mastery Mixed Choir.
At 8 p.m. April 14, 24 students and teacher Violet Pledger are performing “The Music of Eric Whitacre,” part of the Distinguished Concerts International New York music series.Continue Reading...
Dacula resident Harriet H. Coffee, celebrated her 102nd birthday with family members at her home March 18. Family members said she is a retired elementary school teacher who taught the second grade at Lawrenceville Elementary School for 15 years. Her family said that when Coffee was asked what the key was to living for more than a century, she told them it was “a strong faith in God and a good sense of humor.”Continue Reading...
“There’s a 15-year-old, non-responsive male. What do you do?” Gwinnett County Police officer Lauren Jones asked a group of South Gwinnett High School students during a disaster simulation Tuesday morning.
This was one of the many questions thrown at students during the school’s inaugural safety event that not only put them in real-life situations, but challenged them to apply what they learned in the classroom.Continue Reading...
For Brookwood High School senior Jacob Taylor, art is more than a hobby — it’s a passion.
“I’ve always loved art,” Taylor said. “I always would be in art class at school trying to test out different mediums to find out what I want to do.”Continue Reading...
Many students who pay a visit to the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta go to the see the sharks, penguins and various underwater creatures. However, for a group of 12 girls from Sweetwater Middle School, the purpose of visiting the aquarium was to learn more about STEAM: science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics.
Heidi Turcotte, manager of teaching and learning at the Georgia Aquarium, said the aquarium received a grant from the Motorola Solutions Foundation in 2017 with the goal of providing a community program that would educate students. The grant, worth more than $14,000, supported a week-long remote-operated vehicle camp for the Sweetwater students and two school instructor chaperones.Continue Reading...