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Rumors of threats bring more School Resource Officers to Collins Hill High

Several fighting incidents and rumors of additional altercations in recent days caused administrators at Collins Hill High to bring additional School Resource Officers to Collins Hill High on Monday.

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Gwinnett Tech chooses 33 student ambassadors

Gwinnett Technical College has chosen 33 students as the Mµ Class of Student Ambassadors who will serve Gwinnett Tech until the fall of 2015.

Gwinnett Tech Adult Education division honored for student achievement

Gwinnett Tech was one of seven technical colleges in the state honored for overall achievement of educational gain benchmarks.

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Gwinnett Tech culinary arts student wins national recipe contest

Eljesa Haxhiu, a Culinary Arts student at Gwinnett Technical College, has won first place in a national recipe contest for Maple Leaf Farms, an Indiana-based producer of duck products

Berkmar High students evacuated from school due to bathroom fire

Berkmar High was evacuated Monday morning because of a small bathroom fire.

School lunch menus for the week of Oct. 20

This week’s lunch menus for Gwinnett County Public Schools.

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Nellie, a 90-pound Great Pyrenees, serves as literacy mentor at Alcova Elementary | VIDEO

For three years, Alcova Elementary and Nellie, a 9-year-old and 90-pound Great Pyrenees, have participated in the READing Paws program to help children improve their reading skills.

GOOD NEWS FROM SCHOOLS: Brookwood's Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble performs at Hall of Fame event

Brookwood High’s Philharmonic Chamber Ensemble recently performed red carpet music at the launch of the Southern Music Foundation’s Hall of Fame event. The Southern Music Foundation is a new nonprofit institution that celebrates the traditions and future of the many musical genres that originated in the American South.

Gwinnett County Schools develops new high school entrepreneurship program

The group of students it would serve, which is expected to start at 50 freshmen and eventually grow to 200, would build and operate a business in the first two years of high school, and expand the business in the final two years.

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Officials monitoring how Obamacare could affect Gwinnett County Public Schools

The potential costs of Obamacare on the system could be $7,100 per substitute teacher or other “part-time” employee, which kicks in after 30 hours.

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Gwinnett County Schools sets timeline for school bus camera rollout

The BOE approved an intergovernmental agreement between the County and the school district to proceed with installation of stop-arm cameras on school buses to catch motorists passing illegally.

Gwinnett County Schools Relay for Life teams raise $1.01 million

Among the 111 school system teams participating, 27 school teams and three central office teams raised $10,000 or more. The total amount raised by Gwinnett County Public Schools for the American Cancer Society through Relay for Life was $1,019,514.86.

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New principals named at Meadowcreek Elementary, Woodward Mill Elementary

New principals were named at Meadowcreek Elementary and Woodward Mill on Thursday at the monthly Gwinnett County Board of Education meeting.

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New Gwinnett Tech president to focus on health, technology programs| VIDEO

A native of Carrollton, Cannon, 53, became the third president of Gwinnett Technical College in August and he started the job last month.

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North Gwinnett community family night to honor memory of Cooper O'Brien

North Gwinnett High to put on family entertainment night Friday to raise money for scholarship in honor of Cooper O’Brien, an eighth grader who died over the summer after a bout with cancer


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