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$2 Billion? A Look Inside GCPS’ Budget

Not only does Gwinnett County Public School system count as the county's largest employer, but it's also the public school system with the largest budget in Georgia. In the 2020 fiscal year, GCPS has a capital budget of $2.319 billion. Yes, billion. Of that...

Buford’s AC Hollis Honored with $20M CHOA Donation

Once a Buford Wolf, always a Buford Wolf. Anna Charles Hollis was only able to attend Buford City Schools for a couple of weeks, but to them, she will always be considered a Wolf. Anna Charles Hollis, the six-year-old daughter of Benji Hollis, the...

Mercer University, Gwinnett County Public Schools, FBI Atlanta Division...

Ever wanted to work for the FBI? Students at Paul Duke STEM High School now have the opportunity to explore what working for the FBI or in cybersecurity would look like thanks to a new Dual Enrollment program. Mercer University, Gwinnett County Public Schools...

Who will be the next Gwinnett County Teacher of...

Local educators honored as schools select Teachers of the Year Every year, Gwinnett County Public Schools recognizes teachers from each school for their outstanding work to teach and help our students. And each year, one teacher is named GCPS's "Teacher of the Year."

Dreams Come True! New Special Needs Campus

Lawrenceville's Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett has been hoping for a new building to give their students a better environment to learn, and their wishes are coming true. On Tuesday, August 27, they broke ground a historic school expansion. The new facility will be...

Friday Night Lights is Back! Did Your Team Win?

For many high schoolers, school doesn't really start until football season begins. Now that it's here, students are just itching for Fridays to come. The bright lights, the loud cheers, the face paint, the school traditions – it's too exhilarating! To make the season...

Take the Headache Out of Concussion Prevention

With school and kid sports in full swing, the possibility of injury – especially head injuries – can lurk in the back of parents' minds. But now they can rest more easily thanks to concussion preventative measures happening around Gwinnett, including Gwinnett Medical Center's annual Sports Medicine...

‘Integrity, Positivity, and Humility’ – Meet the Buford City...

A favorite quote can tell you a lot about a person’s character. Dr. Robert Downs, superintendent of Buford City Schools, believes as Coach Lou Holtz did that "There is never a wrong time to do the right thing,” and this is how he lives his life.

Gwinnett Magazine Is Looking For Interns!

Be a part of Converge -- the multi-media intern experience at Gwinnett Magazine. Hey Students! Do you love a good story? Are you someone who likes to write? Has an eye for photography?   Loves experimenting with video? Is just a little obsessed with social media? Now what about this? Have...

Choosing a Private School

From Montessori to charter, Christian to military academies, here’s a list of local schools that offer alternatives to the traditional public school system. People have various reasons for choosing non-traditional education routes. If it’s something you’re planning to do, here’s a good starting point...

$2 Billion? A Look Inside GCPS’ Budget

Not only does Gwinnett County Public School system count as the county's largest employer, but it's also the public school system with the largest budget in Georgia. In the 2020 fiscal year, GCPS has a capital budget of $2.319 billion. Yes, billion. Of that...

Buford’s AC Hollis Honored with $20M CHOA Donation

Once a Buford Wolf, always a Buford Wolf. Anna Charles Hollis was only able to attend Buford City Schools for a couple of weeks, but to them, she will always be considered a Wolf. Anna Charles Hollis, the six-year-old daughter of Benji Hollis, the...

Mercer University, Gwinnett County Public Schools, FBI Atlanta Division...

Ever wanted to work for the FBI? Students at Paul Duke STEM High School now have the opportunity to explore what working for the FBI or in cybersecurity would look like thanks to a new Dual Enrollment program. Mercer University, Gwinnett County Public Schools...

Who will be the next Gwinnett County Teacher of...

Local educators honored as schools select Teachers of the Year Every year, Gwinnett County Public Schools recognizes teachers from each school for their outstanding work to teach and help our students. And each year, one teacher is named GCPS's "Teacher of the Year."

Dreams Come True! New Special Needs Campus

Lawrenceville's Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett has been hoping for a new building to give their students a better environment to learn, and their wishes are coming true. On Tuesday, August 27, they broke ground a historic school expansion. The new facility will be...

Friday Night Lights is Back! Did Your Team Win?

For many high schoolers, school doesn't really start until football season begins. Now that it's here, students are just itching for Fridays to come. The bright lights, the loud cheers, the face paint, the school traditions – it's too exhilarating! To make the season...

Take the Headache Out of Concussion Prevention

With school and kid sports in full swing, the possibility of injury – especially head injuries – can lurk in the back of parents' minds. But now they can rest more easily thanks to concussion preventative measures happening around Gwinnett, including Gwinnett Medical Center's annual Sports Medicine...

‘Integrity, Positivity, and Humility’ – Meet the Buford City...

A favorite quote can tell you a lot about a person’s character. Dr. Robert Downs, superintendent of Buford City Schools, believes as Coach Lou Holtz did that "There is never a wrong time to do the right thing,” and this is how he lives his life.

Gwinnett Magazine Is Looking For Interns!

Be a part of Converge -- the multi-media intern experience at Gwinnett Magazine. Hey Students! Do you love a good story? Are you someone who likes to write? Has an eye for photography?   Loves experimenting with video? Is just a little obsessed with social media? Now what about this? Have...

Choosing a Private School

From Montessori to charter, Christian to military academies, here’s a list of local schools that offer alternatives to the traditional public school system. People have various reasons for choosing non-traditional education routes. If it’s something you’re planning to do, here’s a good starting point...