Dr. Marshall Shepherd, the former president of the American Meteorological Society and the host of "Weather Geeks" on the Weather Channel, is scheduled to stop by Alcova Elementary School on August 16 to talk to students about the solar eclipse that will occur August 21. The University of Georgia... Read more
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
'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
GCPS is the Nations Advanced Placement District of the Year
Congratulations were in order for Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) students and teachers early in the New Year. On February 21, the College Board named GCPS the "Advanced Placement District of the Year Among Large School Districts!" This prestigious recognition celebrates our schools' success in expanding student access to... 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