Gwinnett County Public Schools’ swimming and diving community will use its marquee meet to benefit a worthy cause.
This week’s Gwinnett County Swimming and Diving Championships also will serve as a collection drive for the GCPS CARE Closet, a mobile food and personal hygiene pantry that serves local high school students. The goal is to gather at least 7,000 items from the meet, which begins Wednesday and runs through Saturday.Continue Reading...
Archer teacher Kevin Brown’s escape was hip-hop. A mixture of beats, thoughts, paper and lyrics are what got him up on stage last week to talk to students about his new book, “Darkskin and Redbones.”Continue Reading...
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...