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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.
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.

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: Suwanee-Area Students Honored at North Georgia

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

Gwinnett’s list of President’s Honor Roll winners is rather long
Agenda Set for Gwinnett School Board Monthly Meeting

Agenda Set for Gwinnett School Board Monthly Meeting

The next meeting is Thursday, July 17.
9 From Suwanee Named to Dean’s List at Emory College

9 From Suwanee 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.
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
Suwanee Student Named to Dean's List at Wisconsin College

Suwanee Student Named to Dean's List at Wisconsin College

Michael Lant had a high GPA at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.