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10/10/2017

A kid-friendly evening of education and entertainment is set for Friday as STEAM returns to downtown Duluth.

Student projects from the seven schools in the Duluth cluster will showcase concepts in science, technology, engineering, art and math from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in an event that will also feature music with DJ Rob, an art walk hosted by the Duluth Fine Arts League, life-sized games like checkers and chess, and food trucks.

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10/05/2017

October 16 - 18, 2017

Students and staff members can bring these needed items to their school and the ISC during the one-week drive. Items will be picked on Friday, October 20!

Requested Items:

  • Canned Proteins (tuna, ham, ravioli)
  • Canned Soups & Fruits
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Personal Care Items (toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant and soap
  • Toilet Paper
  • Laundry Detergent Pods

Donations will benefit Gwinnett shelters, families in need, and food pantries. Together we can make a huge impact on the lives of others in our community!

 

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10/02/2017

The Gwinnett School of Math, Science and Technology has received a grant that will initially remake six classrooms into innovation labs.

The $30,000 grant will allow GSMST students to explore design, fabrication and the engineering design process.

It is the first phase of a $230,000 project that involves redesigning and outfitting 15 rooms. Support for the program comes from the Arconic Foundation. The first lab is under construction.

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10/02/2017

If you ask Shane Orr, a Central Gwinnett alum and now principal of the high school, what makes his learning institution a success, he’ll tell you — it’s no secret.

“It’s already a great school, and it’s been so for a while,” Orr said. “It’s like we’re tasked with keeping something amazing alive, as opposed to developing something new.”

The Lawrenceville area high school celebrates 60 years next week, kicking off the milestone with homecoming Oct. 6. The event precedes an alumni softball game and an anniversary gala later in the week.

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09/29/2017

The theatre director at Norcross High School was recently inducted into the Educational Theater Association’s Hall of Fame.

“To receive this honor from the Educational Theatre Association is just beyond words and to have my family there when I was honored — priceless,” said Gina Parrish.

Parrish has worked as a teacher and director for the past 29 years. She was inducted into the Georgia Thespian Hall of Fame in 2011.
 
Parrish was selected for induction by a committee that included one member of the Association’s Board of Directors, one other volunteer leader and one member of the Hall of Fame.

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09/29/2017

Gwinnett County Public Schools is one step closer to naming Gwinnett’s top educators for the 2017-18 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year.

On Monday, the committee announced the names of 25 semifinalists to be considered fort he system’s top honor. The group includes 15 elementary, five middle and five high school teachers who were selected from the initial list of 138 Teachers of the

Year nominated by their colleagues at local schools.
The winner will be announced in November at the annual Teacher of the Year banquet.

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