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Schools

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Gwinnett Begins Naming Process for 4 Schools Opening in 2015

Gwinnett Begins Naming Process for 4 Schools Opening in 2015

New schools are opening in Norcross and Lawrenceville.
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.
Lawrenceville Students Among Summer Grads at Piedmont College

Lawrenceville Students Among Summer Grads at Piedmont College

The commencement was held July 26 in Demorest, Ga.
Andrew Hagerty of Lawrenceville Named to College Dean's List

Andrew Hagerty of Lawrenceville Named to College Dean's List

Hagerty attends Benedictine College in Kansas.

Taste of Archer High Set This Saturday

Event raises money for the school’s basketball and football programs.
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: Gwinnett Schools Welcome New Principals

Back to School 2014: Gwinnett Schools Welcome New Principals

10 schools will have new principals, including Gwinnett’s newest schools, Northbrook Middle and North Metro Academy of Performing Arts.
GGC Conducts Multi-Agency Emergency Drill

GGC Conducts Multi-Agency Emergency Drill

The drill enabled college and county representatives 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.

Back to School: 2014-15 Calendar in Gwinnett County

You already know school starts Aug. 5. So, when is the last day (and all the breaks in between)?
Gwinnett County School's Transportation Department Receives EPD Award

Gwinnett County School's Transportation Department Receives EPD Award

The school system was honored at the Georgia Association for Pupil Transportation’s Conference & Trade Show at Jekyll Island.
State Releases Student Growth Data for Districts and Schools

State Releases Student Growth Data for Districts and Schools

Gwinnett student information is available via the Parent Portal.
4.0, Way to Go: Lawrenceville-Area Students Honored at North Georgia

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

Gwinnett’s list of President’s Honor Roll winners is rather long.
10 From Lawrenceville Named to Dean’s List at Emory College

10 From Lawrenceville Named to Dean’s List at Emory College

Students must be in the top 20 percent of Emory College or have approximately a 3.859 grade point average or higher.