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Peachtree Ridge’s Culture Clubs Share Different Worldviews

If you walk into any classroom at Peachtree Ridge High School, you’ll see people representing every nook and cranny of the world. With students of all different races, religions, backgrounds and passions, it’s undeniable that Peachtree Ridge’s diversity makes the school special. Students don’t learn from just textbooks and...

Retired GCPS Associate Superintendent Dr. Frances Davis Appointed to...

Upon the motion of District 4 Commissioner John Heard, the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners, on Tuesday, approved the appointment of retired Gwinnett County Public Schools Associate Superintendent Dr. Frances E. Davis to the Gwinnett Hospital Authority Board of Directors.  Heard, who made the appointment, said, “The Hospital Authority welcomes...

Create Change with a Pop of Color – Come...

Now in its sixth year, Peachtree Ridge High School's Ridge Run has cemented itself as a community tradition. Every October, hundreds of people across the Gwinnett area gather around the school for a day of festivities, excitement and charity. Together, they run over three miles around the school campus,...

Celebrate Halloween at Peachtree Ridge’s Trunk or Treat

For Peachtree Ridge students, October means red and gold leaves wrapped around rugged bark, the scent of pumpkin spice wafting through the air, and an event that unites the entire school - Trunk or Treat. On Tues., Oct. 30, Peachtree Ridge will host its annual Trunk or Treat from 6...

Bond Issue Would Fund Strategic Priorities

by J. Alvin Wilbanks, CEO/Superintendent // Gwinnett County Public Schools Gwinnett County Public Schools is focused on two important, related issues this fall— a General Obligation (G.O.) bond referendum to benefit all schools and the update of the school district’s “Strategic Priorities for 2010–2020.” Both initiatives will have a significant...

Beyond Euler and Eigenvectors: How Peachtree Ridge’s Shawn Im...

It’s Monday afternoon, and instead of joining the thousands of students streaming into the midday sunlight, Shawn Im is standing in front of a whiteboard explaining a probability problem as dozens of his peers are intently listening on. Im is perhaps the most talented student ever to walk the halls...

10 Things You Need to Know About Financial Aid

Financial aid is money that can help you pay for college. Some aid needs to be paid back or earned, and some aid is a gift. This money is available to all kinds of people. Here are ten important things you should know about financial aid. Financial aid can help...

5 Steps to Creating a College List

How do you figure out which colleges to apply to? Finding colleges that fit you best begins with self-discovery — that means getting to know your interests, your goals and what’s most important to you. The following five steps will get you started on the right path. 1. Ask yourself...

Slideshow: Colleges & Universities

Georgia students benefit from a robust statewide network of colleges and universities, both public and private. In fact, you can earn every degree level – from associate to doctorate – without leaving the county. Which one of these options is perfect for you?

College Choices 101

Knowledge is power. You’ve probably heard that a million times, right? The more you know, the further you go. If you’re a high school student, maybe you always knew that your education wouldn’t end at high school. If you’re a parent, maybe you always assumed your child would go...

Peachtree Ridge’s Culture Clubs Share Different Worldviews

If you walk into any classroom at Peachtree Ridge High School, you’ll see people representing every nook and cranny of the world. With students of all different races, religions, backgrounds and passions, it’s undeniable that Peachtree Ridge’s diversity makes the school special. Students don’t learn from just textbooks and...

Retired GCPS Associate Superintendent Dr. Frances Davis Appointed to...

Upon the motion of District 4 Commissioner John Heard, the Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners, on Tuesday, approved the appointment of retired Gwinnett County Public Schools Associate Superintendent Dr. Frances E. Davis to the Gwinnett Hospital Authority Board of Directors.  Heard, who made the appointment, said, “The Hospital Authority welcomes...

Create Change with a Pop of Color – Come...

Now in its sixth year, Peachtree Ridge High School's Ridge Run has cemented itself as a community tradition. Every October, hundreds of people across the Gwinnett area gather around the school for a day of festivities, excitement and charity. Together, they run over three miles around the school campus,...

Celebrate Halloween at Peachtree Ridge’s Trunk or Treat

For Peachtree Ridge students, October means red and gold leaves wrapped around rugged bark, the scent of pumpkin spice wafting through the air, and an event that unites the entire school - Trunk or Treat. On Tues., Oct. 30, Peachtree Ridge will host its annual Trunk or Treat from 6...

Bond Issue Would Fund Strategic Priorities

by J. Alvin Wilbanks, CEO/Superintendent // Gwinnett County Public Schools Gwinnett County Public Schools is focused on two important, related issues this fall— a General Obligation (G.O.) bond referendum to benefit all schools and the update of the school district’s “Strategic Priorities for 2010–2020.” Both initiatives will have a significant...

Beyond Euler and Eigenvectors: How Peachtree Ridge’s Shawn Im...

It’s Monday afternoon, and instead of joining the thousands of students streaming into the midday sunlight, Shawn Im is standing in front of a whiteboard explaining a probability problem as dozens of his peers are intently listening on. Im is perhaps the most talented student ever to walk the halls...

10 Things You Need to Know About Financial Aid

Financial aid is money that can help you pay for college. Some aid needs to be paid back or earned, and some aid is a gift. This money is available to all kinds of people. Here are ten important things you should know about financial aid. Financial aid can help...

5 Steps to Creating a College List

How do you figure out which colleges to apply to? Finding colleges that fit you best begins with self-discovery — that means getting to know your interests, your goals and what’s most important to you. The following five steps will get you started on the right path. 1. Ask yourself...

Slideshow: Colleges & Universities

Georgia students benefit from a robust statewide network of colleges and universities, both public and private. In fact, you can earn every degree level – from associate to doctorate – without leaving the county. Which one of these options is perfect for you?

College Choices 101

Knowledge is power. You’ve probably heard that a million times, right? The more you know, the further you go. If you’re a high school student, maybe you always knew that your education wouldn’t end at high school. If you’re a parent, maybe you always assumed your child would go...