North Gwinnett High has stepped up public safety supervision after a suspicious person was reported Tuesday morning.
The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for Gwinnett, central and north Georgia from 2 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Thursday.
The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee has announced a new president after its current president announced his retirement.
Gwinnett County Board of Education members and CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks discussed the state of the school district with members of the community during their first area board meeting on Tuesday at Grayson High School.
Officials announced the property tax digest grew for the first time since 2008, and property values are expected to increase by five percent.
The Gwinnett County Board of Education will kick off its series of area board meetings on Tuesday at Grayson High. Each spring the School Board goes on the road to meet in each School Board member’s district. These meetings allow the members of the Gwinnett County Board of Education to share information with the public and feature CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks’ annual address on the state of the school district.
The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for Gwinnett and most of north and central Georgia from midnight Tuesday to 9 a.m. Wednesday.
A Gwinnett County Public Schools fine arts educator has been honored with the state’s highest award for art teachers at the high school level. Hope Steele of Peachtree Ridge High was named 2014 Georgia Art Education Association Secondary Art Educator of the Year.
GCPS has started the registration process for a new academy model at five high schools: Central Gwinnett, Lanier, Meadowcreek, Shiloh and South Gwinnett.
A student from Hull Middle in Duluth won the state spelling bee on Friday. He will now represent Georgia in the Scripps National Spelling Bee Championships from May 25 through May 31, 2014 in Washington.
At Georgia Gwinnett College, a visiting scholar from Ukraine, currently at Emory University, discusses ongoing situation involving Russia and Ukraine.
A Gwinnett Tech student studying marketing management has been named international vice president for collegiate DECA. He will serve as the primary contact for Georgia and other parts of the United States as well as Guam, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
The Lawrenceville Police Department benevolent fund has endowed a scholarship at Georgia Gwinnett College for students pursuing bachelor degrees in criminal justice.
The Gwinnett County Board of Education on Thursday heard a report about the state of the school district fiscally, and an update on changes to the curriculum.
Gwinnett County Public Schools on Thursday announced new principals at four elementary schools following the retirement of their current principals.
GCPS employees are expected to receive their first raise in six years, board members announced to members of the Teachers’ Advisory Council.
Johnny Isakson to deliver UGA’s spring commencement address.
Meadowcreek hosted an event between its Advanced Placement Environmental Science program and Adolescent Health and Youth Development Program to promote not using tobacco products.
The University System of Georgia has adopted tobacco and smoke-free campus policy starting Oct. 1.
Buford City Schools honored its Teachers of the Year on Tuesday night at a banquet at the Buford Community Center.
Gwinnett County Public Schools names the Spanish Teacher of the Year, a veteran educator who has taught foreign languages for more than four decades.
The next film in Suwanee’s Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers features a kidney donor and recipient will be shown this week at the Movie Tavern.
Gwinnett Technical College’s Global Business Forum will draw international business leaders to campus on March 25 for a discussion on international business trends and practices.
Spending associated with Gwinnett Technical College has a $71.3 million impact, according to a recent study.
Duluth Middle students celebrated Pi day on Friday as they were recognized for making a Pi chain and one student memorized 189 Pi digits.
A job fair is scheduled to be from 8 a.m. to noon on March 22 at the Gwinnett Center.
Because of the days that school was closed for inclement weather, Gwinnett County Public Schools has moved the dates for the CRCT tests.
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City on Thursday morning issued a freeze warning for central and north Georgia, including Gwinnett, for Thursday night through Friday night.
Gwinnett Technical College President Sharon Bartels has announced her retirement effective May 1.
The director of Social Studies at Gwinnett County Public Schools will attend the Education First Global Student Leader Summit in Shanghai.
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City issued a freeze warning for Gwinnett and most of north Georgia until Thursday morning.
Starling Elementary recently started a STEM special for all students, the first in the county, for students to learn about science, technology, engineering and math.
Britt Elementary was selected as a recipient of the 2014 International Reading Association Exemplary Reading Program Award. It’s been several years since the International Reading Association has presented this honor to a school in Georgia.
Shiloh Elementary was recently awarded more than $50,000 in grants to improve its playground area that was built in 1990.
Gwinnett County Public Schools has changed next year’s school calendar to make election day a holiday, and start school one day earlier.
A Stone Mountain woman recently won $1 million from the Georgia Lottery.
Reggie Kelly, a former NFL player who retired after 13 seasons playing for the Atlanta Falcons and Cincinnati Bengals has started a line of food products with his wife.
Henry Friedman, a Holocaust survivor who moved to Atlanta in 1950, spoke to students at Creekland Middle on Monday morning about how he survived, and the message he has for the Germans.
The Atlanta-area pollen count skyrocketed to 944 on Monday, with trees in the high range. Elm, cedar, and maple were the major contributors. This is by far the highest count on March 10 in the last five years.
A colorful 5K run is scheduled for Town Center Park on March 29. The race benefits the Georgia Green Industry Association, the Atlanta Habitat for Humanity ReStores, Trees Atlanta, The State Botanical Gardens of Georgia and The Atlanta Botanical Gardens.
Two Lanier High students placed in the top seven in Georgia and represent Lanier DECA at the International Career Development Conference and Competition with other winners from around the world.
The Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals recently visited North Gwinnett Middle to surprise Principal Wanda Law with the news that she is the 2013-14 Georgia Middle School Principal of the Year.
Georgia Gwinnett College was awarded a national grant to help recruit and retain women in technology.
Riverside Elementary third graders have written “thankful journals” to someone outside of their family that has left a positive impression on them.
The best young artists from throughout Gwinnett will be spotlighted in March, known nationally as Youth Art Month, during Gwinnett County’s 2014 Tapestry Display.
AT&T gave $50,000 to the Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation to help at-risk students at Phoenix High to help them successfully complete high school and prepare for college.
The SAT college admissions test will undergo radical changes, the College Board announced on Wednesday. The changes will go into effect in spring 2016.
Registration is underway for Gwinnett’s dual language immersion program that begins in August for kindergarteners.
Avon Protection Systems announced it will close its Lawrenceville facility, which has 49 employees. All activities at this site will transition to three other existing Avon sites over the coming months.
A popular literary quiz bowl will include 100 teams in Gwinnett County on Saturday as they face off for the title of top readers.