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49 Gwinnett Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

49 Gwinnett Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

They are in the running for a scholarship and title of Merit Scholar.
131 Gwinnett Educators Named Local Teachers of Year

131 Gwinnett Educators Named Local Teachers of Year

Gwinnett County Public Schools will narrow the list until its top teacher is named in November.
Brookwood Soph. Qualifies for World Youth Climbing Championships

Brookwood Soph. Qualifies for World Youth Climbing Championships

The event will be held on New Caledonia Island near Australia from Sept. 20–24.
172,621 and Counting: Georgia's Largest School System Surpasses Enrollment Forecast

172,621 and Counting: Georgia's Largest School System Surpasses Enrollment Forecast

Seven Gwinnett high schools have more than 3,000 students, including Mill Creek, Norcross with 3,700 each.
Breaking the College Bank

Breaking the College Bank

Burdening Our Future Graduates
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.
Seen on Facebook: Students Can Win Prizes with Anti-Drug Video

Seen on Facebook: Students Can Win Prizes with Anti-Drug Video

"We're Not Gonna Take It" video contest is sponsored by the State Attorney General's Office.
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.
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.

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: Snellville-Area Students Honored at North Georgia

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

Gwinnett’s list of President’s Honor Roll winners is rather long
4 From Snellville Among Students on Oxford Honor List

4 From Snellville Among Students on Oxford Honor List

All had high GPAs at Emory University's two-year liberal arts division.
Snellville Student Named to Dean's List at Duke University

Snellville Student Named to Dean's List at Duke University

Joshua Alexander Mitchell is a mechanical engineer major.