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GCPS offers first look at site plan for new Seckinger High School

01/7/2020

Gwinnett County Public Schools plans to open Seckinger High School in August 2022, but the school system already has an idea what the campus will look like thanks to a site plan submitted by the architectural design firm, Smallwood.

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More than 70 schools honored in Green & Healthy Schools program

01/7/2020

More than 70 Gwinnett County public schools have been honored in the Green & Healthy Schools Program, including 23 schools that qualified for the highest recognition, Reaching Higher award level.

The Green & Healthy School Program is a joint initiative of Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful and Gwinnett County Public Schools. It is a system of strategic planning, teaching, learning and doing that results in a greener and healthier natural world, according to the program’s website.

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Peachtree Ridge grad who co-started CARE Closet program named 2020 MLK Parade grand marshal

01/7/2020

Organizers of the annual Gwinnett County Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade have picked a young woman who, as a teenager, committed herself to taking a stand against food insecurity to be this year’s parade grand marshal.

Lauren Seroyer has been named the grand marshal for the 2020 parade, which will take place Jan. 20 in Lawrenceville and is organized by the United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County Inc.

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Gwinnett siblings dance their way from Peachtree Ridge High to Broadway and beyond

01/7/2020

“I started dancing because I wanted to be just like my big sister,” Caylie Newcom said. Sister Alicia would fix Caylie’s hair before dance class and pick out a leotard for her little sister to wear.

Caylie, 25, had some big dance shoes to fill. Sister Alicia, now 28, just wrapped up a stint at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre where she has been performing in the national touring production of the Broadway musical “Wicked.”

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Parkview JROTC contributes more than $80,000 in toys and donations to Toys for Tots

01/7/2020

Each year before Parkview High School’s Marine Corps JROTC Toys for Tots drive, Staff Gunnery Sergeant David Erwin tells his students he hopes they wake up Christmas morning with their wish lists fulfilled.

He also reminds them, that’s not the case for every family. That’s what makes the annual drive so fulfilling for Parkview JROTC cadets.

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South Gwinnett athletes deliver holiday gifts through annual toy drive

01/7/2020

South Gwinnett recently hosted its annual Wish Upon a Comet: Intra-Galactic Toy Drive through a partnership with The Quinn House.

Current South athletes, alongside former Comets home on a break from college, delivered holiday gifts, gathered from a December toy and clothing drive, to more than 60 area families last week. Through the partnership with The Quinn House, South students and alumni also participate in a food drive in November. The item collection for the events happens at South.
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