Since more people are working from home, the coronavirus pandemic has provided some people with some free time and the rest of us with entertainment.
A group of Gwinnett County band directors collaborated to release an instrumental cover of the song "Havana" by Camila Cabello.
Gwinnett County Public Schools announced it will continue digital learning days in the second week of school closures amid the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, and will continue to offer free sack lunches to students.
In three days, the school district has served and delivered 72,275 meals during digital learning days. Students and teachers will continue digital-based studying on March 23. The second week of digital learning and meal deliveries will be followed by spring break. Meal deliveries will be suspended during spring break from March 30 to April 3.
All schools in Georgia will be closed for the remainder of March because of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday night.
Kemp issued an executive order to close all elementary, secondary and post-secondary schools in the state from Wednesday until March 31. Many district in metro Atlanta, including Gwinnett County Public Schools and Buford City Schools had already closed school buildings to students and teachers for this week, however.
Francisca Clavijo’s Tuesday began at 5 a.m., not terribly different from when the Berkmar High School cafeteria manager normally begins preparing breakfast for students. But instead of diving straight into her meal prep, she started checking emails.
It’s March 2020, 10 days since the first confirmed case of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Gwinnett County, and instructions tend to change by the day. Fortunately for Clavijo, Tuesday’s instructions were the same as Monday’s. The Berkmar cafeteria staff are used to putting food on the line on a typical school day, but at 6:30 a.m. they started stuffing hundreds of paper bags with sandwiches.
As school districts across metro-Atlanta close their doors to students to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, those districts are still trying to prevent days spent outside the classroom from being a complete loss for learning.
Gwinnett County Public Schools’ substantially-established Digital Learning Days are trying to keep students engaged even if they’re working on a handful of assignments from home where distractions are plentiful.Continue Reading...
Two Gwinnett County high school students were selected as delegates for the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s 2020 Washington Youth Tour, scheduled June 18 to June 25.
Alex Crabb, a junior at Dacula High School, and Kennedy Turner, a junior at North Gwinnett High School, were chosen for the all-expense paid leadership development experience.Continue Reading...