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 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
The Best of the Best
It's no secret that Gwinnett County is home to some of the state's top players. We have budding college players and future NFL stars scattered throughout the county. Our high school football track record speaks for itself. Gwinnett has won eight state championships since 2000 and has produced numerous... Read more
Principals named for Britt, McKendree, and Pharr elementary schools; Anderson to lead Division of Human Resources and Talent Management
At a special called meeting on Thursday, November 10, the Gwinnett County Board of Education named three principals and the new leader for one of the district's six divisions. Dr. Linda Anderson, currently an Assistant Superintendent for School Improvement and Operations for Elementary Schools, will become the new Associate... Read more