2018 Teacher of the Year: Dr. Doug Doblar
An elementary school teacher who is honored to teach at the same school he attended as a child has been named the 2018 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year (TOTY). During the annual Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year banquet, Gwinnett County Public Schools CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks announced... Read more
2018 Teacher of the Year
Six Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) teachers have been announced as this year's finalists for the Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year (TOTY) title. The finalists for the 2018 honor are Ebony Flott of Camp Creek Elementary School, Dr. Doug Doblar of Head Elementary School, Cheri A. Nations of... Read more
Mrs. Tharpe: Impacting Students Inside and Outside the Classroom
Within in the halls of Crews Middle School, Mrs. Tharpe teaches math to a class of eager 6th graders. Although this year marks the 24th year she has been teaching, this career path was not what she first envisioned herself doing. She majored in fashion merchandising, but she soon... Read more
Mrs. Smith: Inspiring the Younger Generation
A desire for learning is instilled at a young age. Mrs. Smith is currently a teacher at Brookwood Elementary, where she teaches and inspires 4th graders. Her passion for children encouraged her to seek a job centered around children, and while she intended to be a pediatric, she soon... Read more
Love of Chemistry Sparks Teaching Career
Meet Coach Thompson. He has been teaching for a total of 41 years, and he has spent his last 14 years teaching at Brookwood High School, where he teaches AP Chemistry. From a young age, he was passionate about chemistry. His interest for this subject was sparked by his... Read more
Meet Our New Interns: Bright Minds, Big Futures
Love Gwinnett and Gwinnett Magazine held its first intern meeting this week, hosted by Leadercast, the global leadership development organization based in Suwanee. Almost 60 high school interns have been working with us since the beginning of the school year to gain real-world experience through our new Convergent Journalism... Read more
Redesigned SAT: Gwinnett Results Continue To Top State, National Averages
Gwinnett County Public Schools released SAT scores for the Class of 2017, this is the first class of students to take the revised SAT assessment. The College Board made content, format, and scoring changes to the SAT in 2016. The redesigned SAT test prioritizes content that reflects the kind... Read more
Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful Announces Newest Members of Green Youth Advisory Council
After accepting dozens of applications and recommendations from Gwinnett County Public Schools high school students and administrators, Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful (GCB) announced today the "Class of 2017-2018" for its Green Youth Advisory Council. Keep America Beautiful (KAB), the nation's iconic community improvement nonprofit organization for which GCB is... Read more
Listening and Learning: Responding to the Events in Charlottesville
The stories that flooded the news of hatred and racism were devastating. In the light of the riots full of hatred that have created divisions, it has become even more essential for our community to come together as one. Being in a community means being able to say to... Read more
Brookwood Student Exemplifies Leadership in the Community
Abby Lemma is a senior at Brookwood High School. With a smile on her face and a heart ready to serve, she finds as many ways as possible to be involved in the Brookwood community. She serves as the executive president of Brookwood's student government and the secretary of... Read more