Moore Middle School in Lawrenceville held an event called "Summer Slam" on Monday, centered around promoting reading to students. The Gwinnett County Public Schools Bookmobile visited the campus, and students entered a raffle to win gift baskets created by Moore Middle teachers and staff.
One of the evening's highlights was the new infinity room in the media center, organized by art teacher Katherine Genser and volunteers. The plywood box lined inside by mirrors was assembled in roughly one month by student and faculty volunteers. Plans are to keep the room in the media center as a quite reading space for students.Continue Reading...
The Georgia United Foundation, in partnership with the Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation, recently awarded five high school seniors $2,000 each in scholarships.
The Young Leaders Scholarship recipients were selected based on academic standing and demonstrated leadership as a community volunteer, entrepreneur or school leader with results that make the community a better place, according to a news release.
McClure Health and Science High School will open for the 2019-20 school year to students in the Meadowcreek cluster.
On Wednesday, Gwinnett County Public Schools offered the first look at what the new school's colors and logo will look like.
With the stroke of her pen, Lanier High School senior Jillian Forbes erased any potential anxiety she could have had trying to find a job after graduating from Kennesaw State University with a degree in secondary education.
Gwinnett County Public Schools held a ceremony Tuesday at the J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Center where Forbes and fellow seniors from GCPS school seeking careers in education, signed unofficial job offers. In the same way a student-athlete might have a signing ceremony to celebrate their acceptance of a college scholarship, this group of future teachers signed their own letters of intent to earn their education degree and one day return to GCPS to launch their young careers.Continue Reading...
The Quarry Crusher run is part of a series of races in nine cities home to Vulcan Materials plants. A handful of runners were on their third Quarry Crusher runs this year after competing in races in Columbia, South Carolina, and Birmingham, Alabama The 5K, orchestrated by Vulcan Materials company, which operates the quarry, has several beneficiaries, including Gwinnett County Public Schools in the Meadowcreek cluster. The A. Worley Brown Boys and Girls Club in Norcross also benefited.Continue Reading...
Paul Duke STEM High School students, faculty and Peachtree Corners elected officials celebrated Arbor Day by planting three Serviceberry trees on school grounds Monday.
It was the school’s fourth Arbor Day event. During the event students learned proper tree pruning techniques and guidelines for watering newly planted trees. The event was hosted by the city of Peachtree Corners, and Mayor Mike Mason, council members Phil Sadd, Eric Christ and Jeanne Aulbach joined the celebration.