Gwinnett County Public Schools is planning to usher in the new calendar year with its newest program to mentor Hispanic students.
The program, which is set to begin in January, is the third community-based mentorship program the school district has created.Continue Reading...
Parkview High School senior Kaustov Chakrabarti is wise beyond his years. At 18 years old, he's thinking not about hours and days ahead, but rather in terms of years.
It is an internal force and drive that keeps him on track after life events almost derailed him.Continue Reading...
Jeff Poynter had four goals that he wanted to accomplish when he began raising money for pancreatic cancer research earlier this year.
He wanted to show devotion to God; honor his friends, Cliff Ramos and Donna Bennett, who are battling pancreatic cancer by getting people to pray for them; finish the 26.2-mile Rock ’n’ Roll Savannah Marathon that is coming up on Saturday; and raise $10,000 for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, also known as “Pan Can.”Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools scored higher than the state average in the annual College and Career Ready Performance Index, known as CCRPI, released Monday by the Georgia Department of Education.
GCPS high schools scored a 79.7, 6.7 points higher than the state average. Middle schools (84.5) and elementary schools (84.6) in the district scored more than 10 points higher than the state average.Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools is one of 19 school districts to achieve the gold level in the annual Golden Radish Awards put on by Georgia Organics, a nonprofit organic food organization.
The Golden Radish Awards publicly recognize districts that have the best farm-to-school nutrition programs in place (such as such as local food procurement), exposing students to new foods through taste tests and incorporating cooking and gardening activities in curriculum.Continue Reading...
The South Gwinnett High School football team will honor late Gwinnett County Police Department officer Antwan Toney with a helmet decal for the rest of the 2018 season.Continue Reading...