The Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals named Lawrenceville's Sweetwater Middle School one of three Distinguished Breakout Middle Schools at a November awards ceremony in Savannah.
Trickum Middle School in Lilburn also made the exclusive list as a 2019 Breakout Middle School. The Breakout Schools Award identifies and recognizes Georgia middle schools that are high-achieving or dramatically improving student achievement. The award is based on collaborative leadership, personalization, curriculum, instruction and assessment. This year GASSP recognized six Breakout Middle Schools.
It was an early Christmas for some metro Atlanta families who have school lunch debt.
12Stone church, based in Lawrenceville, donated $62,000 to pay off students' lunch debt in three counties.
It's all part of a new program they are kicking off called Knock Out Hunger.Continue Reading...
Gwinnett County Public Schools will distribute its first performance-based awards next week. There are 3,144 teachers representing 138 schools selected to receive cumulatively more than $12.3 million in bonuses.Continue Reading...
When students or faculty at Baggett Elementary School are in need, someone is usually willing to help.
Teachers and staff at the Lawrenceville Elementary School combined efforts with Lilburn Elementary School, Lowes and a nonprofit called Sleep in Heavenly Peace to build bunk beds for local families and hurricane victims in Florida last month. Now Lowes volunteers and Baggett helped provide deluxe Thanksgiving meals to 40 families, and there are already plans to provide meals ahead of Thanksgiving.
Gwinnett County had two selections to the 14-member Southeastern Conference Football Community Service Team released Wednesday.
Auburn senior Derrick Brown, a Lanier grad, and LSU senior Blake Ferguson, a Buford grad, both earned a spot on the team, which recognizes one student-athlete from each SEC school for superior service efforts in the community.Continue Reading...
There was one message Archer flag football head coach David Wright wanted his team to receive throughout the 2019 season.
“It’s like we’ve told them in practice all year long,” Wright said. “You’re never out of it. You keep fighting hard until the last whistle.”