Gwinnett Daily Post news reporter.
It’s a partnership that sprung out of the economic downturn about nine years ago when many Gwin Oaks parents had to find jobs, and sometimes second or third jobs to make ends meet. That led to a void of parent support in the school.
Diane Rice, a special education educator at Chattahoochee in Duluth, and partner Alexandra Prosser have received a $5,000 Student Achievement grant from the NEA Foundation. This grant will introduce TouchMath to their school.
This week, more schools received an infusion of funding thanks to a $20,000 grant from the nonprofit Keep America Beautiful to Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful as part of the 2017 Keep America Beautiful Community Partners grant program.
Ball brings previous Simon experience to Sugarloaf Mills, having served as the interim and assistant director of marketing and business development for Jersey Shore Premium Outlets and South Shore Plaza.
Thanks to funding from the Lilburn Woman’s Club, Watkins and people around the Lilburn community this week unveiled a mural in the library that’s 40 feet long and six and a half feet tall. Using acrylic on wood, “Curiosity is the Ticket,” makes the otherwise bland wall stand out with bold colors and scenes of Old Lilburn, including a gas station, schools and warehouse.
There were 36 people who applied to be in this class, 14 people were selected, and the 11 were broken down by five elementary, six middle and three high school levels. Including this group, there are 234 graduates of the Aspiring Principal Program, and 73 percent have been appointed principals. Of the 139 schools, 89 percent are led by APP graduates.
The creative works of graduating seniors from the Gwinnett Technical College photography department will be on display at a reception on Saturday.
The district said it would make a report to the Professional Standards Commission.