Using Technology To Her Advantage
Mrs. Emily Deese is an 8th grade Social Studies teacher at Duluth Middle. This year is her 12th year teaching, and her 12th year at Duluth Middle! Mrs. Deese went to Auburn University for her undergraduate degree, Walden University for her Master's degree, and Piedmont College for her Specialist's... Read more
Kelly Jacobs is Creating an Encouraging Environment for Fifth Graders
Born January 17, 1981 in Decatur, Georgia, Kelly Jacobs attended school in Gwinnett County from elementary school to high school. She received her Bachelors of Business from Georgia Southern University, her Master of Arts in Teaching from Mercer University, and her Reading Specialist of Education degree from Georgia Southern... Read more
Instilling a Passion for Learning
Ms. Leigh Ann Gaskins is a fifth grade teacher at B.B. Harris Elementary School, which is named after Nancy Harris' (mayor of Duluth) father. Ms. Gaskins received both her Bachelor's' and Master's degrees from Valdosta State University. After college, she taught at Oakcliff Elementary School for a year then... Read more
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
Senora MacLean's Classroom: Where Culture and Technology Combine
When Cathy MacLean, best known by her students as Senora MacLean, was 13 years old, her family moved to Puerto Rico for her father's job. In Puerto Rico, her love for Spanish was able to flourish to what it is today. Her love for the language and culture inspired... 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
S.T.E.A.M back in Duluth
Cooler days may be ahead but STEAM will heat things up with lots of fun activities for the community to enjoy. The evening of October 13th will be filled with the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) to be enjoyed by all ages; including crowd-favorite DJ... 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