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12/03/2018

Jackson Electric Membership Corporation recently awarded nine Gwinnett County middle schools $19,002 in Bright Ideas grant funds for 18 innovative classroom projects.The Bright Ideas grant program, in its fourth year at Jackson EMC, funds innovative classroom projects developed by public middle school educators within the counties served by Jackson EMC. Teachers for grades six through eight can apply for up to $2,000 in grant funds for classroom projects that are not funded through general education dollars.

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11/29/2018

Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners, Kares 4 Kids a non-profit program started by Marci Fair, gives to GCPS students! The Sugarloaf and Buford offices donated 440 new Scholastic books for our two GCPS Book Mobiles!

Jan Wilson, Coordinator of Media Instruction for GCPS, was on hand to accept their donation and provide them with details about the Book Mobile program and how it serves our students. New books are given away during the school year when one of the bookmobiles is “booked” by a GCPS school. 

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11/29/2018

The wide, permanent grin. The “Hey, hey, hey” greetings. The overwhelming positivity.

Those trademarks of Frank Turner will be missing at Mill Creek High School after Friday, when the 64-year-old works his final day before retirement. The emotional farewell for the Hawks’ beloved stellar substitute teacher and assistant softball coach began Wednesday afternoon in the media center in front of family, friends, current and former colleagues, alumni students and more.

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11/28/2018

The Moxie Awards, which recognized five women and two organizations as particularly outstanding while also honoring nearly 80 award finalists, was conceived out of the desire to recognize local women who are bold in business and highlight companies that support the advancement of women and that are women-led.

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11/27/2018

Maxwell High School of Technology student Larson Field recently won first place in the Associated General Contractors of Georgia’s Workforce Development Skills Challenge.

Joining forces with local contractors, AGC hosted nearly 60 high school students who competed in four regions throughout Georgia. Field won the Northeast Georgia region competition held at Chicopee Woods Agricultural Center in Gainesville.

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11/27/2018

Maxwell High School welding teacher Charles Kachmar raised his arms in excitement as he was surprised by friends, family and school representatives Thursday morning. The occasion was the official announcement naming Kachmar as one of the winners of the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence.

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