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Brookwood grad’s work on innovative series with James Corden bears an Emmy

12/5/2019

The decentralization of TV content has opened doors for creativity and has also changed some traditional parts of the industry.

Brookwood High School graduate David LaMattina is an Emmy-award winning editor for his work on the mini-series “James Corden’s Next James Corden,” but it never made it to one TV screen.

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Suwanee woman expands lunch debt relief nonprofit to include more schools

12/4/2019

This time last year, Suwanee resident Alessandra Ferrara-Miller was delivering checks to elementary schools in the North Gwinnett cluster, helping pay off the lunch debts of children and families who live just a few miles from her.

Bringing lunch accounts to zero was exciting and fulfilling, but something still bothered her, she said.

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Contract set for Central Gwinnett fine arts building

12/2/2019

Central Gwinnett High School is one step closer to getting its fine arts building addition.

Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Board of Education recently voted to award a $11.4 million contract to Bowen & Watson Inc. for the construction of the fine arts building addition. The addition is expected to be be finished around August 2021.

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The Gwinnett Chamber sponsored its Principal for a Day event

11/26/2019

The Gwinnett Chamber sponsored its Principal for a Day event Nov. 18-22 at Gwinnett County Public Schools as part of National Education Week.

The event gives business leaders a firsthand, authentic look at the operations of today’s schools and the principals who lead them. Participants got to observe, up-close and personally, the rewards, challenges, and satisfaction that come with being the instructional and managerial leader of a modern public school.

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Norcross High student named Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year runner-up

11/25/2019

Brian Ariza-Pinzon, a member of the A. Worly Brown Boys and Girls Club in Norcross, was named runner up for the prestigious Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta Youth of the Year award.

Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Club teen can receive in Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta for demonstrating outstanding leadership in their Club, community and school. Ariza-Pinzon, a Norcross High School student, delivered a speech at the Youth of the Year gala on Nov. 8. He competed against 20 other teens from the metro Atlanta area.

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Mill Creek cheer team dedicates state championship to late former coach, Ashley Taube By Taylor Denman taylor.denman@gwinnettdailypost.com 22 hrs ago

11/25/2019

The 2019 cheer season was more than a typical season for Mill Creek High School’s squad even before its first practices in May.

It was the first season that a person synonymous with cheerleading at Mill Creek would not be there to coach and support her athletes. Roughly one month after Mill Creek’s competition team won the 2018 state championship, Ashley Taube died after a years-long battle with neuroendocrine cancer. Taube got to celebrate Mill Creek’s state championship, the program’s fourth state title in the last 11 seasons, before she died in December.

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