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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.
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.
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.
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)?
4.0, Way to Go: Area Students Honored at North Georgia

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

Gwinnett’s list of President’s Honor Roll winners is rather long
Lilburn National Merit Scholar Headed to Vanderbilt

Lilburn National Merit Scholar Headed to Vanderbilt

Lihua Shu, a Parkview grad, will study medicine.
Gwinnett Schools Seeking Teachers in Sciences, Math Technology

Gwinnett Schools Seeking Teachers in Sciences, Math Technology

Certified teachers who want to join Gwinnett County Public Schools are invited to attend a career fair this weekend.
Brookwood High’s Meyer named Spanish Teacher of the Year

Brookwood High’s Meyer named Spanish Teacher of the Year

Mary Meyer received the distinction from the Georgia chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.
Providence Christian Honors Late Soccer Coaches

Providence Christian Honors Late Soccer Coaches

Providence names soccer field after John Spracklin and Jonny Williamson.
Election Day 2014 Will Mean Day Off for Gwinnett Students

Election Day 2014 Will Mean Day Off for Gwinnett Students

But the 2014-15 school year will begin a day earlier than first planned.
Hundreds of Students Converge for 2014 Readers Rally

Hundreds of Students Converge for 2014 Readers Rally

Around 100 teams will compete this weekend in the annual quiz bowl reading competition.
Gwinnett Teachers, Students Honored for AP Performance

Gwinnett Teachers, Students Honored for AP Performance

19 GCPS high schools are among the 462 schools from around the state named AP Honor Schools.
Happy Valentine's Day, Students. Gwinnett Schools Are Closed Again

Happy Valentine's Day, Students. Gwinnett Schools Are Closed Again

This is the fourth straight Snow Day for students and teachers.