BOE Names Leaders for Norton and Starling Elementary Schools
As part of a special called meeting that coincided with the public hearing on the millage rate, the Gwinnett County Board of Education named Melanie Lee, currently an assistant principal at Norton Elementary School, as the new principal of Norton and Rachel Ernst, an assistant principal at McConnell Middle... Read more
Mark Whitley Named New GWA Athletic Director
Current Parkview High School athletic director Mark Whitley, a longtime local high school coach and administrator, will be the new athletic director for George Walton Academy according to an announcement made by the schools administration this Tuesday. The announcement comes after a lengthy hiring process in which GWA coaches... Read more
Meet Shalyn Vanderhorst
Shalyn Vanderhorst's mother, Shannon, is an Atlanta native who moved to Gwinnett County to provide a better environment for her children and to take advantage of our great school system. Shalyn has certainly taken full advantage of her opportunities. She is 11 years old and this year alone she... Read more
Meadowcreek High School Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Meadowcreek High School is thrilled to announce its Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to recognize the new 3rd Floor Makerspace. This event is the culmination of turning a vision into reality and we are thankful the day has finally arrived to unveil the official opening of our Makerspace, an area which... Read more
Local Students Excel in Gwinnett Chamber Shark Tank
Two area students nearly took home the top prize in the Gwinnett Chamber Shark Tank Tuesday. Emma Hearn and Morgan Hongkham, both of Brookwood High School, placed second and third respectively in the countywide competition that rewards students for their entrepreneurial prowess. Hearn pitched her photography business, These Moments... Read more
Gwinnett Student Wins Prestigious Cooke Scholarship
Gwinnett Technical College engineering technology student Michael Bradford has been awarded the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship to complete a bachelor's and graduate degree at a college of his choice. Two years ago, at age 36, Michael Bradford hit a wall professionally. He could no longer advance... Read more
Book Mobile Rolls into Gwinnett
An exciting new literacy-initiative-on-wheels rolled into Gwinnett on Saturday, May 13, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) Book Mobile, held at the Barnes & Noble bookstore at the Mall of Georgia. The ribbon-cutting was part of a fun-filled weekend at the Barnes & Noble... Read more
CID, Libraries Deliver Books to Meadowcreek
On Monday, May 8, representatives from the Gwinnett Village CID, Gwinnett County Public Libraries and the Gwinnett County School Board proudly came together to deliver over 1,400books to the children at Meadowcreek Elementary. "A core component of the mission of the Gwinnett County Public Library is to provide books... Read more
Lawrenceville Elementary Students Get Books for Summer Reading Through Partnership with Lawrenceville First Baptist
Did you know that studies show that access to books over the summer prevents a drastic loss of reading skills for students? A recent partnership between two elementary schools in Lawrenceville and the Lawrenceville First Baptist Church is putting books in students hand for the summer. Students at Lawrenceville... Read more
GGC Nursing Students Win National Awards
For the first time, students from the Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) chapter of the National Student Nursing Association (NSNA) brought home national awards from the associations annual convention, held earlier this month in Dallas, Texas. We are so proud of our students for winning these prestigious awards, said Dr.... Read more