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Mason Elementary and Peachtree Ridge High Named a STEM Education Awards Finalist

Mason Elementary and Peachtree Ridge High Named a STEM Education Awards Finalist

Technology Association of Georgia Recognizes Award Finalists focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education
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.
Girl, 6, Says She Was Assaulted by Older Students in Bathroom at Gwinnett Elementary School

Girl, 6, Says She Was Assaulted by Older Students in Bathroom at Gwinnett Elementary School

Gwinnett Schools has opened investigation of alleged incidents at Sycamore ES.
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.
Gwinnett School Board Names New Berkmar Middle Principal

Gwinnett School Board Names New Berkmar Middle Principal

Peachtree Ridge Assistant Principal Nicole Tubbs replaces Jose DeJesus, who took a position in a school system out of state.
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.
Running Trail the Eagle Scout Project for North Gwinnett Student

Running Trail the Eagle Scout Project for North Gwinnett Student

Francis Littig recently completed work on a running trail at North Gwinnett Middle for his project.
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.
Suwanee Student Graduates from Va. Academy

Suwanee Student Graduates from Va. Academy

He will attend Shenandoah University in the fall
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 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.