Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful officials recently announced the 19 members of its Green Youth Advisory Council’s Class of 2017-2018.
The council is designed to encourage youth engagement and environmental stewardship. Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful has had the council since 2014 and high school students can apply, with recommendations from school administrators, each year.
“All of our Green Youth Advisory Councils in the past have been led by outstanding students within our community,” Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Executive Director Schelly Marlatt said in a statement. “We are proud to continue to build upon Keep America Beautiful’s remarkable model of youth service alongside other KAB affiliates all across the nation.”Continue Reading...
Lanier High School was recently selected as one of 30 schools in the nation to apply for an IMAX grant.
The school’s entries into the All American High School Film Festival helped make it possible.
One film tells the story of Lanier High counselor Bobby Gueh, who shared what life was like as a child growing up in Liberia in west Africa, and then having his world dismantled as he and his family fled to America. A YouTube video is available at https://youtu.be/q1VSqBiaVUA.Continue Reading...
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.Continue Reading...
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!
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!
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.Continue Reading...
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.Continue Reading...