Governor Nathan Deal announced Gwinnett County Public Schools’ “Getting Ready to Read” project was awarded a $20,000 grant as part of the Early Language and Literacy Mini-Grant Program.
The Early Language and Literacy Mini-Grant Program is a collaborative effort between the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement and the Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy at Georgia College. The program targets children from birth to the age of eight in trying to develop literacy and language.Continue Reading...
The new year is here and the countdown is on until Gwinnett’s newest public school will be opened. Paul Duke STEM High School, located at 5850 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., is still under construction but has already gotten people excited about its opening.
“We’ve already had more than 500 students sign their letters of intent to come to our school next year,” said Paul Duke STEM High School Principal Jonathon Wetherington.Continue Reading...
For 11 schools around Gwinnett County, conservation and sustainability have become incorporated in their curriculum.
At the start of the school year, Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful received a $20,000 Keep America Beautiful and Lowe’s Community Partners Grant to fund the creation of learning gardens at 11 schools across the county.Continue Reading...
This year, South Gwinnett High School and Snellville Middle School students participated in workshops during their advisement period. The South Gwinnett Cluster uses advisement as an opportunity for students to make meaningful connections with staff to receive educational planning support. The main objective is to improve student achievement and school climate through increased academic guidance and social support.Continue Reading...
It’s become an iconic phrase uttered by athletes after winning a championship: “I’m going to Disney World.” Three Gwinnett high school students — TaMya Woodard of Lawrenceville, Deka Bonner of Snellville and Kayla Brown of Suwanee — will join 97 other students from around the country on a trip there as part of the Disney Dreamers Academy.Continue Reading...
In December, Gwinnett County Public Schools rolled out a contingency plan of using Digital Learning Days systemwide to substitute for canceled school days. Two weeks into the second semester and the school district has already used three digital learning days.Continue Reading...