In keeping with the Gwinnett Bicentennial theme for 2018, the United Ebony society of Gwinnett County will recognize a piece of the county’s African-American history during the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in a few weeks.Continue Reading...
Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology teacher Ben Schepens was looking to make a difference. For more than two decades, Schepens had made a career working in the computer software field, but despite his success, something was missing.
“When I would go home most days after work it was just an average day,” Schepens said. “But when I was mentoring and tutoring people at the company about software, I found out myself to be in a better mood.”Continue Reading...
While temperatures were hitting freezing point in the early morning hours of Dec. 16, droves of students from Sweetwater Middle School began the process of cleaning up Sweetwater Park.
Two years ago, Sweetwater Middle School, a feeder school to Berkmar High School, did not have a Junior Beta Club or National Junior Honor Society. That all changed with seventh-grade teacher Dawn Alexander, Principal Jay Nebel and eighth-grade teacher Clarisa Rene-Kinshasa.Continue Reading...
Representatives from Berkmar High School, Board of Education chair Louise Radloff and members of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, a Hindu Temple in Lilburn gathered to celebrate the donation and collection of goods for the Berkmar Care Closet.Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks will retain his role at the helm of Georgia’s largest school system for an additional two years, following an announcement by the Gwinnett County Board of Education at its monthly meeting Thursday.Continue Reading...
Two Gwinnett County middle schools were named Breakout Schools by the Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals on Monday. Berkmar Middle School and Northbrook Middle School were recognized for their collaborative leadership, personalization, and curriculum, instruction and assessment.
Berkmar Middle School was one of only three schools statewide that earned the distinguished designation, which is awarded to schools which show commitment to meeting the needs of all students.Continue Reading...