GCPS is now accepting applications for school bus drivers! The hourly wage for drivers is competitive, and bus drivers have excellent benefits and paid training as well as summer vacation and holidays off. Qualifying candidates can earn credit for past commercial driving experience (CDL). Applicants are required to hold a good driving record and a high school diploma or GED. Learn more and apply today at GCPSjobs.org, or call 678-225-7670!
Each year, GCPS conducts a meeting for the families of children with disabilities (birth to age 21)
Check out how GCPS' mentoring program is changing lives for boys and young men in this video.
In the IT Girls Club at Berkeley Lake ES, 4th and 5th grade girls have the opportunity to learn more about STEM-related careers
Good luck to the Puckett's Mill ES Sparrowbots, Georgia's FIRST LEGO League Grand Champions!
See how Sycamore ES serves up Project-Based Learning and classroom instruction on economics.
This spring, GCPS students will participate in the state’s Georgia Milestones assessment program. Students in grades 3-8 will take End of Grade (EOG) assessments in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics while students in grades 5 and 8 also are assessed in science and social studies. Gwinnett students in grades 3–8 will participate in the End of Grade assessment between April 17 and April 28. During the testing window, Gwinnett students in grades 3, 4, 6, and 7 will test on four days— two for mathematics and two for ELA— for approximately one hour on any given day. Students in grades 5 and 8 will test for 60 to 90 minutes on six separate days— two for math, two for ELA, one for science, and one for social studies. The window for End of Course (EOC) assessments for designated high school courses is April 26 to May 12. The tested courses are 9th Grade Literature and Composition, 11th Grade American Literature and Composition, Algebra I, Geometry, Biology, Physical Scienc, U.S. History, and Economics. Online, families can find tips for supporting their student at test time and, if needed, ways to help a student manage test anxiety. Online, families can find tips for supporting their student at test time and, if needed, ways to help a student manage test anxiety.
Congratulations to the winners in the 12th annual Gwinnett Readers Rally Championships!
Don’t miss the remaining opportunities to learn about the district's strategic direction, recent successes, and new initiatives.
See how one parent shares a moment his daughter will never forget.
If you have a kindergartner who will start “big school” in August, then you have some important dates to circle on the calendar.
Simulation of an automobile extrication gave Maxwell HS of Technology students a chance to see a possible future career in action.
Baggett's administrative team, led by Dr. Charlotte Sadler, has a positive following for its Pawsitively Purrfect video series.
Have a safe and enjoyable break from school! All Gwinnett schools will be closed for a student holiday on Friday, March 31, and the week of April 3-7 for Spring Break. All central office locations will be closed on Friday, April 7. Students and teachers will return to class on Monday, April 10.
Here's your chance to brag on your favorite GCPS school... The Gwinnett Daily Post is conducting its 2017 Reader's Choice Awards. A group of schools has already been nominated for Best Public School. If you don’t see your favorite school, add it! Participants can vote once daily through midnight on April 30. The school district also is nominated in the category of Best Employer.
Matthew McDaniel, an Archer HS student, was named GCPS’ 2017 CTE Student of the Year for the county at a banquet March 22.
Students curious about educational and career opportunities in STEM areas here in Gwinnett should plan to attend the Science Works! open house event at Gwinnett Technical College on March 30 from 4 to 8 p.m.. At the event, students and their parents can see more than 30 hot careers in action and learn how science can lead to a great career. Learn more and register online.
Tiny houses are having a big impact on Riverside ES students.