The grant funds will be used to pay for books, credit recovery, training, graduation fees, college application fees and other necessary expenses for students.
Georgia’s state average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline, $2.66, is five cents cheaper than last week; 91 cents lower than the price on July 4, 2014.
The event was put on by the P4 Foundation and was organized by 17-year-old Mill Creek High School baseball player Gino Vizzi and his father, Dave, to raise money for childhood cancer research. Gino has made strides in recent months following a September diagnosis of chronic myelogenous leukemia.
The operators had a range of radio communication forms, from morse code, to emergency operations and digital. The event also had a “Get-On-The-Air” station with a ham coach who helped novices make radio contacts.
Henry is retiring after 44 years of service to public education. She came to the GSBA, which is located in Lawrenceville, after 22 years with the South Carolina School Boards Association.
The tournament announced this week that Juli Jackson-Perrigan was named this year’s Leadership Volunteer of the Year, while Dave Scofield was named the Volunteer of the Year.
The school was given a Brightspace Excellence award to be recognized for using the Brightspace platform to deliver learning experiences that are innovative, collaborative, or have made an extraordinary impact on learning outcomes.
School officials discussed theme-based and magnet schools across the district, along with the offerings for five new or re-located schools opening in August.
The millage rate, 21.85 mills, is the same as last year, but because property values have risen in the last year, local revenue is expected to increase by $13.3 million. The difference from fiscal 2009 equates to more than $100 million a year less in operating revenue, Chief Financial Officer Rick Cost said.
Purpose International Academy would have served sixth grade through high school, or students ages 11 to 18, while Crimson International Academy would have served students from kindergarten through middle school and ages five through 13.
Board of Education to also recognize 14 students with perfect K-12 attendance
Purpose International Academy would serve sixth grade through high school, or students ages 11 to 18, while Crimson International Academy would serve students from kindergarten through middle school and ages five through 13.
British automaker Group Lotus plc announced on Wednesday that the move to Ann Arbor coincides with the launch of the 2017 Evora 400 in North America.
He will participate in a 10-week graduate studies program at Singularity University, a Silicon Valley ideas incubator that seeks to solve the world’s most pressing challenges using advanced technologies.
The ASC promotes the sharing of ideas and knowledge, and aims to inspire, guide and promote excellence in curricula, teaching, research and service.
The Bank of America Summer Youth Employment initiative recognizes community-minded high school students across the country. The program connects them to employment, skills development and service.
During a four-day workshop this week that ended on Thursday, more than 100 Gwinnett teachers learned the how. As in, how do we teach this to students in a way that engages them.
The difference from fiscal 2009 equates to more than $100 million a year less in operating revenue
Cindy Truett, who has led the school since 2004, has announced she will retire at the end of the month.
Kelly Kautz immediately terminates city attorney Tony Powell
The unanimous decision was written by Justin Harold Melton, and it reversed decisions by the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Gwinnett County Superior Court, which both ruled that only the Snellville City Council has the authority under the city charter to fire the city attorney.
The Leadership Essentials program is based upon the teachings of leadership and business experts David Keirsey, Patrick Lencioni, John Maxwell and Stephen Covey.
The Energy Information Administration’s latest forecast expects monthly average gas prices to decline through the end of the year, reaching as low as $2.27 in December.
The new 17-acre campus includes a Teaching and Demonstration Garden where students and their families can learn a variety of techniques for growing, harvesting and even cooking fresh vegetables.
Some of the camps gave kids the chance to explore “Creatures that Creep, Crawl and Slither,” an art and theatre camp that covers Winnie-the-Pooh and friends, and how to build Legos of varying skill levels.
Elected officials, military veterans and residents gathered in front of Snellville City Hall on Friday morning to celebrate Flag Day with a fourth annual celebration.
The all-day conference was dedicated to digital learning and how to integrate it in classrooms and included more than 115 presentations in front of teachers, media specialists, principals and vendors.
Gwinnett Tech’s partnership with North Fulton Hospital began five years ago, with the hospital serving as a clinical site for students in Gwinnett Tech’s programs in Radiologic Technology, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Echocardiography and Cardiac Catheterization.
CTB/McGraw-Hill will provide $4.5 million in services at no cost to the state following content errors and disruptions during Georgia Milestones testing. That also includes safeguards to ensure future administrations of the test take place with no similar issues.
Stinnett, 63, won after she played the instant game, “Fast Bucks,” at the store at 612 Rockbridge Road S.W. in Lilburn.
Radar images marked a cell of severe weather that moved east across the metro Atlanta area before 4 p.m.
The event is designed to learn how to interpret the new high level structure, begin working on a project plan to implement new strategies into existing systems and discover what changes you need to make to retain your company’s ISO certification.
Parents, grandparents and legal guardians can enter children born in 1999 or after and who are participating in the Georgia Public Library 2015 Summer Reading Program for a chance to win. Path2College 529 will randomly select four regional winners and the grand prize winner.
Most gas prices in Gwinnett on Monday morning were in the mid-$2.60s, while the cheapest, according to gasbuddy.com, was $2.54 at a Valero in Lawrenceville.
Program director Judith Pishnery will offer information sessions while other faculty members will answer questions and give tours.
The Duluth school was named a Silver Level winner as one of the nation’s highest performing schools by the National Center for Urban School Transformation.
The project consists of a one-megawatt solar electricity generation site in northeastern Walton County. The six-acre facility will use 4,280 individual solar panels and is expected to produce about two million kilowatt-hours of solar electricity per year
A projected net growth is expected to be three percent in the local property tax digest. Because the millage rate is projected to remain the same, taxpayers whose property has not been reassessed will see no change in their school tax bill.
WIT@GGC will use the grant to host a fall kick-off and spring celebration to allow students to familiarize themselves with opportunities in the GGC community of IT majors.
Nearly every organization at Brookwood supported the effort. Clubs, teams, and staff created fundraising events and activities, classrooms participated in contests, and several groups donated money.
Dozens of motorists have received more than three citations. At $300, $750 and $1,000 per occurrence, the violations quickly become expensive.
The largest graduating class of the Georgia campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine held graduation ceremonies at the Gwinnett Center.
Now that the school year has wrapped up and plans are well underway for the upcoming school year, district officials reported this week that 85 students made requests for permissive transfers.
The Gwinnett County Board of Education members told leaders in human resources offices that substitutes would opt out of an assignment in order to move to another school or another district.
Academy schools to have block scheduling
The School Board adopted the $1.858 billion budget at its regular monthly meeting, which was highlighted by a 4.38 percent raise for the average teacher. Within the 4.38 raise is a 2.5 percent cost-of-living-adjustment
The Gwinnett County Board of Education on Thursday will hear about plans to extend the model to Berkmar High and Discovery High for the upcoming school year. The regular monthly meeting of the School Board is also expected to include the final public hearing and adoption of the 2016 budget.
The dropoff location at the Arena is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday through June 4. Manilow himself has already donated a new Yamaha keyboard.
A Mill Creek High School graduate this week was reunited with an American soldier who help her escape Iraq in 1996 when Kurds fled the country ruled by Saddam Hussein. A classroom assignment caused her to tell the story to many for the first time.
Lussi is a long-time staff member at Providence and the new complex will be named for him. It will have new venues for football, soccer, softball, tennis and track and field. Plans for the new facilities signal the end of Providence athletes traveling off-campus to play because the school’s property lacked adequate facilities.
Those councils awarded the gold level have successfully demonstrated the highest levels of leadership.
The only principal Mulberry Elementary has ever known waved goodbye to students for the last time on Thursday, a day that caused her to “savor every single moment” the last few weeks.
Keag was previously an assistant principal at Harmony Elementary and Loganville High, but began her career as a special education lead teacher at Crews Middle.