Laughter, food and camaraderie permeated throughout the Mill Creek High School library on Wednesday. A dozen school resource officers from across Gwinnett County’s school clusters gathered for a luncheon honoring them and their work.
The event, put on by Mill Creek’s DECA Club, is in its second year. This year, as a way to show their gratitude, members of DECA gave every school resource officer a bag that included hand-written notes, gift cards and treats.Continue Reading...
Shiloh High School ushered in its newest academic building, a CVS mock pharmacy lab, Thursday afternoon.
The lab, an exact replica of what a normal CVS would look like, will allow students in Shiloh’s Wellness Health and Education Academy to gain hands-on-training, on-the-job instruction and help students, such as senior Meet Patel, broaden his horizons in the pharmaceutical field.Continue Reading...
The P4 Foundation and Mill Creek baseball will host the inaugural P4 Foundation Day at the Diamond on Friday.
The doubleheader of high school baseball features Mill Creek vs. Marist at 5 p.m. then the host Hawks vs. Buford at 7:30 p.m.
All proceeds and donations will go to the P4 Foundation, which was started by Mill Creek grad and cancer patient Gino Vizzi. Vizzi’s organization helps children’s cancer patients and their families.
Go to P4Foundation.org for more details on the organization.Continue Reading...
Six Gwinnett County public schools received Recognized ASCA Model Program status by the American School Counselor Association, according to a press release by GCPS on Monday.
Duluth High School, Jones Middle School, North Gwinnett Middle School, Parkview High School, Peachtree Ridge High School and Roberts Elementary School are among a select group of more than 600 schools nationwide that have received this national recognition since the program’s inception in 2004.Continue Reading...
One of Gwinnett’s most honored two-sport stars, an NFL punter, two decorated college standouts and the county’s most accomplished golfer make up the Class of 2018 for the Gwinnett County Sports Hall of Fame, which released its list of inductees this weekend.
The ninth annual induction dinner, scheduled for April 30 at the Infinite Energy Forum’s Grand Ballroom, also will feature a prominent keynote speaker in longtime Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox, a 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame selection. Its purpose, in addition to honoring Gwinnett’s best in sports, is to raise funds for the Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation.Continue Reading...
A Lilburn Elementary School team qualified for the First Lego League 2018 World Festival in Houston.
The Leg-o-matics punched their ticket to the international competition by winning the First Lego League qualifier at Georgia Gwinnett College on Feb. 3.Continue Reading...