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Festival of Nations: Embracing the Cultural Diversity of Peachtree...

In a few days, the concrete columns and vacant grounds of Peachtree Ridge High School's commons will be transformed into pillars plastered with bright banners and floors filled with tiny trinkets of cultures hailing from around the world. Community members will gather in the auditorium to leave behind their...

Simply Done Doughnuts!

Gwinnett Magazine interns share what makes their personal “Best of Gwinnett” list – from Zarah Punjwani, Peachtree Ridge High School Located at Duluth's Parsons Alley, Simply Done Donuts make their cake-style donuts from scratch on and pile them up with your choice of toppings and icings. To further sweeten the...

Digital Learning Day Across GCPS

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

Nurturing New Passions

For many prepubescent teens, middle school is a time of self-growth and discovery. It is a time to meet new friends, dabble in hobbies, and unearth new, potentially lifelong passions. In the large, mirrored room at the end of Hull Middle School's fine arts hallway, Mrs. Kennedy strives to do...

Everyone Remembers a Good Teacher

Ms. Bross, a teacher at Parsons Elementary School has been teaching for the past 16 years. She was born and raised in Gwinnett and has never moved away. She went to West Georgia University for her Undergrad and then went to Piedmont College for her Gifted Endorsement. She is...

Infusing Learning with Fun

Walking the halls of Burnette Elementary and entering Maria Upchurch's fifth grade classroom brought back warm feelings of nostalgia and coziness to me. The room of my former Gifted Language Arts and Social Studies teacher had always felt like home, and I was glad to see that it still...

Coach Green Reaches School Spotlight

Coach Green is an excellent pre-calculus teacher and a golf coach at Peachtree Ridge. His way of teaching is unique and he always makes it fun to learn. Throughout the semester so far, he has helped many students, and made learning math more enjoyable. Summer Sterling (student) says she...

Mrs. Kim Morand: Awakening Joy in Creative Expression and...

Albert Einstein once said, "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." Several decades later, these words still ring true, especially for one teacher: Mrs. Kim Morand. Morand is a fifth-grade teacher at Burnette Elementary School on a mission to plant a...

The Wind that Fills Their Sails

Robert Arrington is a third grade teacher at Parsons Elementary school. He has been a pillar of GCPS for almost 18 years. Mr. Arrington graduated from Claremont Mckenna University with a B.A. in History Literature. He was born in Virginia, but constantly moved around due to the fact that...

Peachtree Ridge’s Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is one of the most well known clubs at Peachtree Ridge High School. With over 100 members dedicated to helping families receive adequate shelter and care, it is one of the most humanitarian clubs at Peachtree Ridge. I interviewed the president, Alvina Khan, and a member named...
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Festival of Nations: Embracing the Cultural Diversity of Peachtree...

In a few days, the concrete columns and vacant grounds of Peachtree Ridge High School's commons will be transformed into pillars plastered with bright banners and floors filled with tiny trinkets of cultures hailing from around the world. Community members will gather in the auditorium to leave behind their...

Simply Done Doughnuts!

Gwinnett Magazine interns share what makes their personal “Best of Gwinnett” list – from Zarah Punjwani, Peachtree Ridge High School Located at Duluth's Parsons Alley, Simply Done Donuts make their cake-style donuts from scratch on and pile them up with your choice of toppings and icings. To further sweeten the...

Digital Learning Day Across GCPS

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

Nurturing New Passions

For many prepubescent teens, middle school is a time of self-growth and discovery. It is a time to meet new friends, dabble in hobbies, and unearth new, potentially lifelong passions. In the large, mirrored room at the end of Hull Middle School's fine arts hallway, Mrs. Kennedy strives to do...

Everyone Remembers a Good Teacher

Ms. Bross, a teacher at Parsons Elementary School has been teaching for the past 16 years. She was born and raised in Gwinnett and has never moved away. She went to West Georgia University for her Undergrad and then went to Piedmont College for her Gifted Endorsement. She is...

Infusing Learning with Fun

Walking the halls of Burnette Elementary and entering Maria Upchurch's fifth grade classroom brought back warm feelings of nostalgia and coziness to me. The room of my former Gifted Language Arts and Social Studies teacher had always felt like home, and I was glad to see that it still...

Coach Green Reaches School Spotlight

Coach Green is an excellent pre-calculus teacher and a golf coach at Peachtree Ridge. His way of teaching is unique and he always makes it fun to learn. Throughout the semester so far, he has helped many students, and made learning math more enjoyable. Summer Sterling (student) says she...

Mrs. Kim Morand: Awakening Joy in Creative Expression and...

Albert Einstein once said, "It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." Several decades later, these words still ring true, especially for one teacher: Mrs. Kim Morand. Morand is a fifth-grade teacher at Burnette Elementary School on a mission to plant a...

The Wind that Fills Their Sails

Robert Arrington is a third grade teacher at Parsons Elementary school. He has been a pillar of GCPS for almost 18 years. Mr. Arrington graduated from Claremont Mckenna University with a B.A. in History Literature. He was born in Virginia, but constantly moved around due to the fact that...

Peachtree Ridge’s Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is one of the most well known clubs at Peachtree Ridge High School. With over 100 members dedicated to helping families receive adequate shelter and care, it is one of the most humanitarian clubs at Peachtree Ridge. I interviewed the president, Alvina Khan, and a member named...