From A First Generation Student
You know your parents are there for you no matter what, but it's a hard reality when you realize that there are some things that they can't help you with. It's even tougher when you have to push through them completely independently. This is the reality of many first... Read more
Small Town Charm Meets Southern Hospitality
Located near the center region of Georgia, Crisp County is a county with a variety of small communities in what can best be described as a mix between small town charm and southern hospitality. It was established in 1905 and named after Charles Frederick Crisp, the 33rd Speaker of... Read more
"It's crazy what kids remember," says Mrs. Stephanie Jones as she describes her 3rd grade teacher, "I don't remember her first name, but I remember her pretty hair. I remember when my parents were running late picking me up, Ms. Booker waited with me and fed me a hot... Read more
El Imperial: Always Natural, Non-Processed Ingredients!
When Norma Arevalo and her family came to the United States, they dreamed of some day starting their own business. From New York, they moved down to Georgia in January of 2017 and within 8 months, Norma and her son were able to open up their own restaurant, El... Read more
She Has Been There for 21 First Days!
When entering Shiloh Middle School for the first time, we were surprised to find ourselves in a sea of kids from 4 different elementary schools. For most of us, this was the first major transition in our lives as students, and confusion and unfamiliarity took its toll on us... 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
Teaching's the Limit

Teaching's the Limit

Education November 1, 2017 0

Dr. Brenda King always wanted to be an actuarial analyst, but after having kids and being their first teacher, she discovered that teaching was her true calling. She wanted to make a difference and she realized that that's something she couldn't do by making financial statements. So, she left... 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