GCPS to Delay Dismissal By One Hour on August 21 to Help Ensure Safe Viewing of Eclipse
On August 21, 2017, Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) will delay dismissal by one hour to help ensure the safe viewing of the eclipse and a safe dismissal of students. On this day, all of North American will experience an eclipse of the sun. This means that Earth, the... Read more
Focus on the Possible
Students' little achievements are a big reward If Jamie McFarland made a public service announcement, her message would be simple: "People should realize that special education kids are just kids," she said. "They want to be included, they want to have fun. They are just like any other 8-,... Read more
Video: Teacher of the Year Jamie McFarland
#LoveGwinnett Our Love Gwinnett values are simple. Be Positive. Buy Local. Help Others. Click here to learn more about this initiative. Read more
Gwinnett Magazine Is Looking For High School Interns
We're launching a brand new Convergent Journalism Internship Program for the 2017-18 academic year. We're looking for exceptional students from every Gwinnett County high school to be a part of this inaugural class and help us create a one-of-a kind, live-learning lab. As an intern, you'll learn from us... Read more
Local Students Excel in Gwinnett Chamber Shark Tank
Two area students nearly took home the top prize in the Gwinnett Chamber Shark Tank Tuesday. Emma Hearn and Morgan Hongkham, both of Brookwood High School, placed second and third respectively in the countywide competition that rewards students for their entrepreneurial prowess. Hearn pitched her photography business, These Moments... Read more
'Generous Hearts' Drive Relay For Life Participation
Balloons decorating the Board Room a crowd of energized employees and students filling the chairs a celebratory feeling in the air. These are the signs that it must be October and time to salute the amazing achievements of Gwinnett County Public Schools' Relay For Life teams. It is a... Read more
Gwinnett Relay For Life Nurtures Next Generation of Philanthropists
There's no doubt, Gwinnett's Relay For Life is the worlds largest because of the contribution and commitment of volunteers and many of those volunteers are the youngest members of our community. "Cancer has no boundaries", says Kirsten Baker, North Gwinnett High Schools assistant principal of leadership development and former... Read more
Brookwoods Wilson Wins Media Specialist of the Year Honor
The Georgia Library Media Association (GLMA) named Brookwood High School's Jan Wilson the 2016 Georgia Library Media Specialist of the Year. The award recognizes K-12 library media specialists with dynamic, innovative programs and whose instructional collaborations foster student engagement and achievement. "To win this award is a great honor,"... Read more
GCPS Principal finalist for Georgia Principal of the Year Award
The Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals announced this year's Principal of the Year Finalists, who included GCPS principal Dr. Tommy Welch. The finalists are: Dara Bennett---Pierce County HS. Pierce County Dr. Tommy Welch---Meadowcreek HS, Gwinnett County Dr. Sean Kelly--Chapel Hill HS, Douglas County Dr. Tiffany Taylor,--Carver Road MS,... Read more
New Schools Reflect the Promise of Gwinnett
The Promise of Gwinnett, the theme of our 2016-17 civic engagement campaign, reflects the promise found in every Gwinnett County Public Schools student, and the promise we make to provide them with the highest-quality education possible. It's a theme that is apparent in almost every activity underway in the... Read more