U.S. Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., announced three students from Gwinnett County are among the 18 pupils he has nominated for service academy appointments this year.
Garett Dalley and Ryan Lamp of Dacula, and Elena Guerra of Buford have received nominations from Hice. Dalley is a student at Riverside Military Academy, Guerra attends Mill Creek High School and Lamp attends Dacula High School.Continue Reading...
Shiloh High School will be giving students an opportunity to gain hands on training while still in high school. Next Thusday the school will open a CVS Mock Pharmacy Lab.
The lab, which is a replica of a typical CVS Pharmacy, will allow students enrolled in Shiloh’s Wellness Health and Education Academy to get on-the-job instruction in taking, processing and filling prescription orders. In addition, the program focuses on handling narcotics properly and keeping inventory on medication.Continue Reading...
As a result of inclement weather from Tropical Storm Irma canceling several days of classes for Gwinnett County Public Schools in September, officials will be looking into Digital Learning Days.
At the start of the year, Gwinnett County had included three make up days in the scenario that school would be missed, however, those days have been used for the missed days in 2017.Continue Reading...
Sports Medicine South presented the Linda Jones Memorial Scholarships to Gwinnett County high school senior football players during the recent Rivalries of Gwinnett All-Star Football Game.
The scholarships are funded by SMS’ summer golf tournament featuring football coaches and supporters of Gwinnett County football. Over the past eight years, 180 scholarships have been awarded and more than $175,000 has been raised for the grants.Continue Reading...
In the Christmas season of giving, students from Gwinnett County’s GIVE Center East Campus continued a holiday tradition of adopting a child for Christmas.
The idea was born last year during a meeting between Assistant Principal Dan Schuster and a student to discuss a disciplinary matter. Instead of suspending the student, Schuster challenged her to do some form of community service project.Continue Reading...
By day, Nury Castillo Crawford is an assistant principal at Dacula Middle School. By night, she runs a publishing company and writes books.
Earlier this month, Crawford released her first book — “3,585 Miles to be an American Girl” — which she said was easy to write because she used her own life experiences.Continue Reading...