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Georgia Gwinnett College Welcomes 11,000 Students for Fall Semester

Georgia Gwinnett College Welcomes 11,000 Students for Fall Semester

The student body includes about 3,700 new students.
Counseling Group Honors Gwinnett Public Schools Professionals

Counseling Group Honors Gwinnett Public Schools Professionals

Roberts ES’s Stacey Miller is Georgia’s Counselor of the Year; Principal Linda Boyd of Twin Rivers MS is GSCA’s top Supervisor/Administrator
It's Official: These Gwinnett Schools Have Spirit, Yes They Do

It's Official: These Gwinnett Schools Have Spirit, Yes They Do

3 Gwinnett schools honored as 2014 Cooperative Spirit Sportsmanship winners.
Gwinnett Students Among Summer Grads at Piedmont College

Gwinnett Students Among Summer Grads at Piedmont College

The commencement was held July 26 in Demorest, Ga.
GGC Graduates More than 100 in Summer Commencement

GGC Graduates More than 100 in Summer Commencement

This is the second year the college has held a graduation ceremony following its summer semester.
Back to School: When Are Winter, Spring Breaks?

Back to School: When Are Winter, Spring Breaks?

The first break in the Gwinnett County Public Schools calendar comes Labor Day.
Back to School 2014: Gwinnett Enrollment Reaches 172,000 Students

Back to School 2014: Gwinnett Enrollment Reaches 172,000 Students

More than 3,200 new students expected when classes open Aug. 5
How Do Georgia Schools Rank Against Other States?

How Do Georgia Schools Rank Against Other States?

A new study by WalletHub ranks Georgia as the state with the highest dropout rate.
Back to School: 2014-15 Calendar in Buford

Back to School: 2014-15 Calendar in Buford

You already know school starts Aug. 7. So, when is the last day (and all the breaks in between)?
GGC Conducts Multi-Agency Emergency Drill

GGC Conducts Multi-Agency Emergency Drill

The drill enabled college and county reps to evaluate their incident responses and seek ways to improve.
Georgia Sales Tax-Free Weekend 2014 Under Way

Georgia Sales Tax-Free Weekend 2014 Under Way

The state's sales tax holiday is great for back-to-school essentials. It runs through midnight on Saturday.
4.0, Way to Go: Buford-Area Students Honored at North Georgia

4.0, Way to Go: Buford-Area Students Honored at North Georgia

Buford's list of President’s Honor Roll winners is rather long
Local Students Make Honor List at Oxford

Local Students Make Honor List at Oxford

All had high GPAs at Emory University's two-year liberal arts division
Buford-Area Students Graduate at University of North Georgia

Buford-Area Students Graduate at University of North Georgia

4 graduated magna cum laude, 1 summa cum laude, and 1 received master's degree.
Buford Students Make Dean's List at Georgia Tech

Buford Students Make Dean's List at Georgia Tech

10 local students achieve high standards at Tech.
Local Student at University of North Georgia Receives Gilman Scholarship

Local Student at University of North Georgia Receives Gilman Scholarship

Ryan Blanchard of Sugar Hill received $5,000 to study abroad.
Buford Student Named to President's List at Clemson

Buford Student Named to President's List at Clemson

Kaitlynn Ann Kooi of Buford maintained a 4.0 GPA last semester.
5 from Buford Make President's List at Mercer University

5 from Buford Make President's List at Mercer University

They were honored for the Spring 2014 semester.
New Georgia Gwinnett College President Appointed

New Georgia Gwinnett College President Appointed

Dr. Stanley “Stas” Preczewski, a Buford resident, was approved by the Board of Regents.