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
GCPS Nurse Named Georgia School Nurse of the Year
Fran Overdyke, a longtime county nurse with Gwinnett County Public Schoools (GCPS), has been named School Nurse of the Year by the Georgia Association of School Nurses (GASN). Through this award, the GASN recognizes nurses who have demonstrated excellence in school nursing services. Overdyke, who has been a nurse... Read more
Lanier Orchestras Perform in Suwanee Fest Parade
The Lanier High Orchestra, under the direction of David Metrio, and the Lanier Middle Orchestra, directed by Carolyn Alford, converged to perform while marching in the 2017 Suwanee Fest Parade on September 16th. Nearly one-hundred-seventy students memorized popular fiddle tunes such as Cripple Creek, Yankee Doodle, and Bile Them... Read more
The Sugar Hill Youth Ambassadors
Founded by Former Youth Mayor Taylor Morain, the Sugar Hill Youth Ambassadors is a sub-group created by the Youth and City council. It highlights the quintessential motive of every student to be involved in his or her community. The Sugar Hill Youth Ambassadors (SHYA) is a service-based organization, which... Read more
Unifying Our Youth
The events in Charlottesville, Virginia, were violent and horrendous, but above all, they were completely preventable in my opinion. In order to avoid similar atrocities, we must encourage understanding and acceptance of differences at a younger age. Oftentimes, a person is not encouraged to look at opposing perspectives until... Read more
Lanier Celebrates Eclipse with Luau Event
Because of the rare occurrence of the solar eclipse, Lanier High School established a celebration for the students in honor of the once-in-a-lifetime event. With summer vacation officially being over and the oncoming sun interception, Lanier's directors decided, 'Why not make this party a luau?' So Monday after school,... Read more
Harvard Student Agencies Business Academy Comes To Suwanee
The Business Academy is coming to Peachtree Ridge High School September 16-17! The Weekend Business Academy is an 8-hour course taught by current Harvard students over two days to a group of motivated students interested in business. The academy is a weekend full of workshopping that teaches students how... 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