Friday, Oct. 5, is the last day for GCPS parents, staff, and community members to review and provide feedback on proposed curriculum resources. The review is for student textbooks, digital resources, and associated teacher resources for Fine Arts for grades K-12, and is available on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. During the review, both print and digital resources can be reviewed at the J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center, located at 437 Old Peachtree Road NW in Suwanee. For more information about the instructional review process, contact Jadd Jarusinski, director of Instructional Resources and Support, at 678-301-6828 or by email.
In the Kids Heart Challenge, students take on the physical challenge to jump rope, shoot baskets, even dance, in order to raise money through pledges.
Looking for a way to give back to your community? Community members from across the career spectrum are needed for “show and tell” interviews and activities at the upcoming Career Connections event, set for Tuesday, Oct. 16. The event supports college- and career-readiness for the district’s College and Career Academy 8th graders. The 5,000+ student participants attend the 11 middle schools that feed into our seven College and Career Academy high schools: Berkmar, Central Gwinnett, Discovery, Lanier, Meadowcreek, Shiloh, and South Gwinnett. Prospective exhibitors who can find information about the event and a sign-up form online. There's no cost for exhibitors to participate in the event. To learn more, contact Billy Sayers in the Office of Academies and Career and Technical Education at 678-301-7050 or by email.
Citizens can register by mail, online, or in many public buildings, including Gwinnett schools and the J. Alvin Wilbanks Instructional Support Center in Suwanee.
Are you 65 years of age or older and a resident of Gwinnett County? We’ve got your ticket to Gwinnett County Public Schools fine arts and athletic events. And, it’s free! You can use your Senior Pass to enter any GCPS-sponsored athletic or fine arts event— from football games and track meets to school plays, recitals, and concerts. (The passes are not valid for region or state competitions.) Find upcoming events on school websites. Call 678-301-7274 with questions. Learn more about the Senior Pass in this GCPS TV video.
With the support of community members and GCPS employees, the district’s Community-Based Mentoring Program is building on the Power of One to mentor hundreds of students.
There’s a world of reading just waiting to be discovered in Gwinnett’s libraries and GCPS’ own school media centers!
Gwinnett County Public Schools shares the district's safety strategy.
Enjoy these scenes from around the county as TOTYs don crowns, cut cakes, pose for photos, and celebrate with their students.
With uncertain forecasts associated with Hurricane Florence, GCPS is monitoring the weather and assessing any possible impact to our area.
Congratulations to Gwinnett’s 137 local school Teachers of the Year (TOTYs)!
Staff, parents, and members of the community are invited to participate in a review of proposed curriculum resources for Fine Arts to provide their input.
Nominate an outstanding teacher or school leader today for the 2019 Atlanta Families' Awards for Excellence in Education!
Community members from across the career spectrum are needed for “show and tell” interviews and activities at the upcoming Career Connections event, set for Oct. 16. The event supports college- and career-readiness for the district’s College and Career Academy 8th graders. Prospective exhibitors can find information about the event and a sign-up form online. To learn more, contact Billy Sayers in the Office of Academies and Career and Technical Education at 678-301-7050, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a group of South Gwinnett HS entrepreneurship students, a three-day summer conference at Emory University was an inspiring and empowering learning experience.
Parents of students receiving special education services in Gwinnett are invited to attend upcoming informational sessions.
Middle and high school students interested in serving as an advisor to State School Superintendent Richard Woods have until Sept. 1 to submit an application for a spot on the 2018-19 Student Advisory Council. Selected students will meet with Superintendent Woods to discuss the impact of state policies in the classroom and other issues related to education during council meetings at the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) offices in Atlanta. Past topics discussed by the advisory council include the school dropout rate, student leadership, communication/messaging, the Georgia graduation rule, testing, school climate, and career, technical, and agricultural education. In addition, council members will serve as the Superintendent’s ambassadors to their respective schools, and participate in community service projects to benefit Georgia students and schools.
Middle school advisors will meet Oct. 10, Nov. 28, Feb. 5, and May 13, and the high school council will meet Oct. 11, Nov. 29, Feb. 6, and May 14. Applications should be emailed to email@example.com by the 5 p.m. deadline on Sept. 1. Selected students will be notified via email, and names will be posted on the GaDOE website on Sept. 10 at 10 a.m.
Music is a universal language, and this Britt ES Music Teacher was truly able to experience that first-hand this summer when she visited The Art of Music Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya.
Circle Oct. 8 on your calendar and plan to hit the course for GCPS’ Community-Based Mentoring Program's 9th Annual Golf Tournament!
Apply to become a school bus driver! Our Transportation Department trains and supports new drivers through the process!