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Get a Sneak Peek of New GCPS Schools

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Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) students who will attend one of the seven new schools or the one replacement building scheduled to open in August, won”t have to wait until the first day of school to see their new school. The eight new buildings, which were completed this summer, will open their doors for members of their new learning communities to visit their new school. While some of the new buildings already have held events and academic programs for their students this summer, other new facilities also have scheduled special open houses in July for students, their parents or guardians, and community members, to visit and see the new buildings.

During the schools” community open houses, students and visitors will have the opportunity to tour their new schools and see their new classrooms. Students also may participate in activities that will help them learn their way around their new home. Some of the schools also may provide parents with the opportunity to pick up important information about their child”s new school. All GCPS schools will provide students with the opportunity to meet their new teachers at a later date as part of back-to-school-activities.

The open house for each new building will take place as follows:

Anderson-Livsey Elementary
(new school, Shiloh Cluster)
"Community Open House"
4521 Centerville Highway in Snellville
Date: Thursday, July 22, 2010
Time: 2-4 p.m.

Burnette Elementary
(new school, Peachtree Ridge Cluster)
"Burnette Open House"
3221 Burnett Rd. in Suwannee
Date: Sunday, July 18, 2010
Time 1- 3 p.m.

Ferguson Elementary
(new school, Meadowcreek Cluster)
"Ferguson Open House
1755 Centerview Drive in Duluth
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Time: 5-7 p.m.

Jenkins Elementary
(new school, Central Gwinnett Cluster)
"Roam Your Home
12 Village Way in Lawrenceville
Date: Monday, July 19, 2010
Time: 5-7 p.m.

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