Gwinnett County Public Schools will provide anyone 18 or younger a lunch from March 16-20 at 68 different schools.
On Friday, the school district said lunches will be provided at no cost to the individual through the federal School Nutrition Program.
McClure Health Science High School students Taelynn Walton and Claudia Rosell have a better sense of career direction, perhaps, than the average high school student.
Both are studying patient care at Gwinnett County Public Schools’ newest theme high school. They know exactly which area of medicine they want to specialize in. Walton said she wants to be a neonatologist and work with newborns. Rosell said she wants to work in oncology alongside patients going through cancer treatment.
A good book can bring heroes to life with crafty prose and vivid illustrations. But fifth graders at Mulberry Elementary School had the unique opportunity to meet and interview a living war hero from a non-fiction book they’ve studied on Tuesday.
Fifth grade students at Mulberry Elementary in Auburn have learned about the hardships West Berliners faced in the aftermath of World War II through an illustrated book, “Mercedes and the Chocolate Pilot.” The book is written from the perspective of a 7-year-old German girl named Mercedes, whose mother tells her about the “Chocolate Pilot,” who dropped candy to West Berliners when ground supply lines to the city had been cut off.
Gwinnett County Public Schools leaders singled out GCPS Director of Fine Arts David DuBose as the recipient of the Georgia Music Educators Association Administrative Leadership Award.
“Every fine arts teacher knows and has benefitted from the support of Mr. DuBose,” Associate Superintendent Jonathan Patterson said. “Every year he makes it a point to visit their classrooms and identify direct support.”
A Gwinnett middle school student’s art may get national exposure and impact school bus safety on a large scale.
Northbrook Middle School student Huyen Pham’s poster design placed second at the National School Bus Safety Poster Contest. She was accompanied by Keith D. Thompson, Northbrook Principal, and her teacher Tricia Boston. GCPS Director of Fine Arts David DuBose presented the award.
Gwinnett County Public Schools recognized principals of the elementary, middle and high schools with the highest teacher attendance for the 2018-19 school year. The school in the county with the highest overall attendance was given the Superintendent’s Cup.
Gwin Oaks Elementary School principal Craig Barlow accepted the Superintendent’s Cup. The Lawrenceville-based school was recognized alongside Couch Middle School in Grayson and Peachtree Ridge High School in Suwanee.