Splash Into Summer

Splash Into Summer

Leisure March 29, 2018 0

With summer approaching, everyone in Gwinnett County needs an exciting place for family plans. Lake Lanier, spanning a total of three different counties in Georgia, offers a plethora of activities inside the Gwinnett County lines. While the lake offers a wide variety of activities, they all share a single... Read more
Suwanee Pediatrics: Dr. Odusina Builds Lifelong Patient Relationships
Gwinnett Magazine interns share what makes their personal Best of Gwinnett list from Morgan Wood, Lanier High School. Dr. Bolaji Odusina of Suwanee Pediatrics has been practicing for 32 years, forming strong relationships with her patients along the way. She explains that her father gave her a list of... Read more
Water for Change

Water for Change

Education February 27, 2018 0

Sugar Hill Elementary School's Junior Beta chapter has initiated a fundraiser benefiting Water for South Sudan, hoping to earn at least $1,500 in donations to be used for the rehabilitation of existing wells and construction of additional ones. Water for South Sudan (WFSS), an organization geared toward providing both... Read more
A Reimagined Snow Day

A Reimagined Snow Day

Education February 27, 2018 0

The rarity of snow in the south and our consequential inability to handle winter weather causes severe complications when there is any hint of frozen precipitation in Georgia. This is no different for our school systems. Because Gwinnett County Public Schools aims to provide a world-class education, Superintendent Alvin... Read more
The Right Personality for the Job
Jodi Wells, owner of J Wells Salon, did not originally intend to become a hairdresser. Although she would get her hair cut professionally, only to go home and fix it herself, she originally went to college to study communications. After two years of study, she ultimately decided to switch... Read more
A Can Do Student Leader at Lanier Middle
Jenny Vo, an eighth grader at Lanier Middle School, leads both in and outside of the orchestra. She is enrolled in two periods of orchestra and is a member of the Orchestra Leadership team, leading by example and guiding her classmates through musical difficulties. After taking private piano lessons... Read more
Development in Polk County is Underway!
Polk County is made up of three communities- Cedartown, Rockmart, and Aragon. Rockmart and Aragon align with Polk's top businesses, with Rockmart housing slate and rock quarries, and Aragon, "named for the mineral aragonite" that is often found in the area. Aragon was also the home to "Aragon Mill,... Read more
Music Education at Sugar Hill Elementary
Once every seven days, the students of Sugar Hill Elementary visit Ms. Tiffany English for music specials. Although she originally intended to be a middle school band director, Ms. English has been teaching elementary-level music, and loving it, for twenty-three years. The environment in her classroom allows students who... 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