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GCPS Ranks In Forbes’ Best Employers List

District is one of a handful of K-12 school districts to make the list.

Digital Learning Day Across GCPS

Students across Gwinnett came together to experience a new way to conquer snow days.

Can I Ask You a Question or Two?

Sweetwater Middle School is an exceptional middle school with an amazing staff and student body. Sweetwater Middle happens to also be the middle school I attended 4 years ago. As it so happens I had the honor to interview Mr. Nebel, the principal of the school, and an anonymous...

Let’s Go Eat at La Michoacana Loca

Throughout Gwinnett there are thousands of small, thriving businesses trying to catch your attention. These local places can range from clothing stores to cute ice cream shops, or perhaps somewhere to have loads of fun with your family, like a skating rink. Maybe you are interested in local restaurants,...

Inspiring Assistant Principal Heather Alvira

Within the Berkmar cluster, there is Rebecca Minor Elementary School. It was built in 1987, making the school 30 years old. For over half of Minor's existence, Heather Alvira has worked there, currently as an assistant principal, but for 13 years, she was a guidance counselor. Mrs. Alvira graduated from...

Amazing Teachers Inspired Berkmar Middle School’s Mrs. Desrosiers

Berkmar Middle School was built in June 2004, on land that was once a family farm. The school opened for the first time for the school year of August 2004-2005. Berkmar Middle was built to be the solution to the overcrowded halls at Sweetwater Middle School. Berkmar has been around...

Berkmar Media Center Makeover

It's 6:50 in the morning and the Berkmar Media Center is open for business. Students are rushing in last minute to print out essays, return overdue books and check out a fresh new book. Behind the circulation desk, Mrs. Mitchell administers the never ending task of running a functional...

Inside Trailer 24 at Berkmar High School

Everyday, students enter trailer number 24 at Berkmar High School to gain knowledge about US History. When reaching the top of the stairs, students grab their half sheet of notes and sit in their seats. They copy the essential question and both vocabulary words on the board. It sounds...

Justin Acosta: Living Good Vibes Only

Meet Justin Acosta! He describes himself as respectful and outgoing. He loves to meet new people and is gracious while doing so. Justin has been living and breathing the quote "Good Vibes Only," because it helped him throughout his parents' divorce. He has not had one moment of vulnerability since...

Spirit Week Disaster

IRMA GOSH! What is going to happen to spirit week? Will there be a spirit week? Is Homecoming still happening? What will we do? Questions flood social media as Hurricane Irma's tropical storm hits Gwinnett County. Alert students and parents wait, wary, Sunday afternoon for Gwinnett County Public School's final...
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GCPS Ranks In Forbes’ Best Employers List

District is one of a handful of K-12 school districts to make the list.

Digital Learning Day Across GCPS

Students across Gwinnett came together to experience a new way to conquer snow days.

Can I Ask You a Question or Two?

Sweetwater Middle School is an exceptional middle school with an amazing staff and student body. Sweetwater Middle happens to also be the middle school I attended 4 years ago. As it so happens I had the honor to interview Mr. Nebel, the principal of the school, and an anonymous...

Let’s Go Eat at La Michoacana Loca

Throughout Gwinnett there are thousands of small, thriving businesses trying to catch your attention. These local places can range from clothing stores to cute ice cream shops, or perhaps somewhere to have loads of fun with your family, like a skating rink. Maybe you are interested in local restaurants,...

Inspiring Assistant Principal Heather Alvira

Within the Berkmar cluster, there is Rebecca Minor Elementary School. It was built in 1987, making the school 30 years old. For over half of Minor's existence, Heather Alvira has worked there, currently as an assistant principal, but for 13 years, she was a guidance counselor. Mrs. Alvira graduated from...

Amazing Teachers Inspired Berkmar Middle School’s Mrs. Desrosiers

Berkmar Middle School was built in June 2004, on land that was once a family farm. The school opened for the first time for the school year of August 2004-2005. Berkmar Middle was built to be the solution to the overcrowded halls at Sweetwater Middle School. Berkmar has been around...

Berkmar Media Center Makeover

It's 6:50 in the morning and the Berkmar Media Center is open for business. Students are rushing in last minute to print out essays, return overdue books and check out a fresh new book. Behind the circulation desk, Mrs. Mitchell administers the never ending task of running a functional...

Inside Trailer 24 at Berkmar High School

Everyday, students enter trailer number 24 at Berkmar High School to gain knowledge about US History. When reaching the top of the stairs, students grab their half sheet of notes and sit in their seats. They copy the essential question and both vocabulary words on the board. It sounds...

Justin Acosta: Living Good Vibes Only

Meet Justin Acosta! He describes himself as respectful and outgoing. He loves to meet new people and is gracious while doing so. Justin has been living and breathing the quote "Good Vibes Only," because it helped him throughout his parents' divorce. He has not had one moment of vulnerability since...

Spirit Week Disaster

IRMA GOSH! What is going to happen to spirit week? Will there be a spirit week? Is Homecoming still happening? What will we do? Questions flood social media as Hurricane Irma's tropical storm hits Gwinnett County. Alert students and parents wait, wary, Sunday afternoon for Gwinnett County Public School's final...