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03/08/2018

Oakland Meadow School is celebrating its 40 years of helping special needs students with an event from 2-5 p.m. Saturday. The anniversary program will celebrate the school’s rich history while also allowing visitors to reminisce with former colleagues and tour the facility.

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03/08/2018

Two Gwinnett County Public Schools teachers were named among the best English teachers in the state, according to a press release the school district released Wednesday.

Kyle Jones of Lanier High School and Terri Mylander of Baggett Elementary School were named as the 2018 Georgia Council of Teachers English Teacher of the Year winners for the high school and elementary school levels, respectively.

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03/05/2018

Traditionally, students attending Gwinnett County Public Schools have had options such as dual enrollment and Advanced Placement classes to help them get ahead in their academic courses. However, there is a third option, one that allows students to get experience in a job field while still getting course credit. That option is choosing one of the pathways in the school district’s Career and Technical Education program.

“We have increased significantly our involvement in CTE programs here in the last four years,” said Jody Reeves, GCPS executive director of academies and career and technical education. “The number of CTE students we serve is more than 70 percent of the counties combined in the state of Georgia. We have a significant student population that takes advantage of CTE.”

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03/05/2018

Each year, more than 12,000 students from Gwinnett County Public Schools will take a leap into the next level of their academic and professional careers by graduating.

Each student’s educational path is different, and while graduation and college can seem like a far-off dream, GCPS Director of Advisement and Counseling Tinisha Parker said students should start planning for graduation as early as their freshman year.

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03/05/2018

Seventeen-year-old McClain Hermes is known for her swimming prowess, having represented Team USA in the 2016 Paralympic games in Rio de Janiero. But the Gwinnett Online Campus student has also been busy spending her time helping others through volunteer work.

The Dacula resident was recently awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards and a President’s Volunteer Service Award for her volunteer work.

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03/05/2018

The brightest minds in schools from Gwinnett County gathered Friday for food, drink and recognition of their academic achievement at the annual STAR Student luncheon hosted by the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce.

Students were selected based on the criteria that they had the highest SAT score and were in the top 10 percent of their graduating class.

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