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Spring area school board meetings begin today

In this file photo, Alvin Wilbanks, superintendent of Gwinnett County Public Schools, speaks to a group.

In this file photo, Alvin Wilbanks, superintendent of Gwinnett County Public Schools, speaks to a group.

The annual spring tour of the county by the Gwinnett County Board of Education begins on Tuesday night as School Board members and CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks discuss the state of the school district with members of the community.

Grayson High will host the first meeting with refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.

The meetings also allow Gwinnett County Public Schools to review its vision, mission and strategic goals.

“These foundational components of Gwinnett County Public Schools’ strategic direction have served the district well over the years, keeping the organization focused on its core business of teaching and learning,” district spokesman Jorge Quintana said in a press release.

The meetings are organized by electoral districts, and each member will host in their district. The agenda is the same for each meeting. Intepretation is available in at least three foreign languages at each event.

Tuesday will be hosted by Carole Boyce, who represents District I and the following schools: Alcova Elementary; Archer High; Bay Creek Middle; Cedar Hill Elementary; Cooper Elementary; Couch Middle; Crews Middle; Dacula Elementary; Dacula High; Dacula Middle; Dyer Elementary; Fort Daniel Elementary; Freeman’s Mill Elementary; Grace Snell Middle; Grayson Elementary; Grayson High; Harbins Elementary; Hooper Renwick School; Lawrenceville Elementary; Lovin Elementary; Magill Elementary; McConnell Middle; Mulberry Elementary; Norton Elementary; Oakland Meadow School; Richards Middle; Rosebud Elementary; Starling Elementary; Trip Elementary; and Winn Holt Elementary.

Interpretation will be available in Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

The second meeting will be at 7 p.m. on Thursday and hosted by Louise Radloff at Meadowcreek High. Radloff represents District V and the following schools: Beaver Ridge Elementary; Bethesda Elementary; Chesney Elementary; Corley Elementary; Ferguson Elementary; Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology; Hopkins Elementary; Kanoheda Elementary; Maxwell High School of Technology; Meadowcreek Elementary; Meadowcreek High; Minor Elementary; Norcross Elementary; Radloff Middle; Rockbridge Elementary; Stripling Elementary; Summerour Middle; and Sweetwater Middle.

The meeting at 7 p.m. on April 1 will be at Central Gwinnett High and hosted by Chairman Dan Seckinger, who represents Distict I and the following schools: Alford Elementary; Benefield Elementary; Central Gwinnett High; Collins Hill High; Creekland Middle; Duncan Creek Elementary; GIVE Center East; Gwinnett County Online Campus; Harmony Elementary; Ivy Creek Elementary; Jenkins Elementary; Jones Middle; Lanier High; Mill Creek High; Moore Middle; Mountain View High; Osborne Middle; Patrick Elementary; Phoenix High; Puckett’s Mill Elementary; Roberts Elementary; Rock Springs Elementary; Simonton Elementary; Sugar Hill Elementary; Suwanee Elementary; Taylor Elementary; Twin Rivers Middle; Walnut Grove Elementary; and Woodward Mill Elementary.

The meeting at 7 p.m. on April 3 will be at Norcross High and hosted by Vice Chairwoman Mary Kay Murphy, who represents Distict III and the following schools: Berkeley Lake Elementary; Buice School; Burnette Elementary; Chattahoochee Elementary; Duluth High; Duluth Middle; GIVE Center West; Harris Elementary; Hull Middle; Jackson Elementary; Lanier Middle; Level Creek Elementary; Mason Elementary; McKendree Elementary; Monarch School; New Life Academy of Excellence; Norcross High; North Gwinnett High; North Gwinnett Middle; Parsons Elementary; Peachtree Elementary; Peachtree Ridge High; Pinckneyville Middle; Riverside Elementary; Simpson Elementary; Sycamore Elementary; and White Oak Elementary.

The meeting at 7 p.m. on April 15 will be at Shiloh High and hosted by Dr. Robert McClure, who represents District IV and the following schools: Anderson-Livsey Elementary; Annistown Elementary; Arcado Elementary; Berkmar High; Berkmar Middle; Britt Elementary; Brookwood Elementary; Brookwood High; Camp Creek Elementary; Centerville Elementary; Craig Elementary; Five Forks Middle; Gwin Oaks Elementary; Head Elementary; Knight Elementary; Lilburn Elementary; Lilburn Middle; Mountain Park Elementary; Nesbit Elementary; Parkview High; Partee Elementary; Pharr Elementary; Shiloh Elementary; Shiloh High; Shiloh Middle; Snellville Middle; South Gwinnett High; and Trickum Middle.