See how one parent shares a moment his daughter will never forget.
An annual celebration of science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) recently brought together Jackson ES families. Check it out in this Focus Moment from GCPS TV.
Have you ever paid a bill or had a job? No matter your profession, your life experiences qualify you to be a successful volunteer at the Junior Achievement (JA) Discovery Center at Gwinnett!
Discovery Center has immediate openings for volunteers this week! Support your community and GCPS middle school students as they participate in an authentic, relevant, and experiential simulation on Thursday, March 9.
Volunteers in JA BizTown encourage students to communicate, collaborate with one another, think critically, and get creative as they interact within a simulated economy and take on the role of employee, citizen, and consumer. Volunteers receive training (and a Chik-fil-A lunch) during their shift, which typically runs 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Click here for more information and to register as a volunteer for JA BizTown on March 9. Questions about volunteering at the JA center? Send an e-mail to VolunteerGwinnett@georgia.ja.org. The JA Center is on the campus of Discovery HS, located at 1333 Old Norcross Road in Lawrenceville.
A series of Monday evening read-alouds will help stock home libraries for students at Gwin Oaks ES.
Parents and guardians of students with moderate to profound intellectual disabilities (ages 13-22) are invited to participate in The Transition Learning Group.
Parents and guardians are important members of the teaching and learning team and must be involved in their child’s education.
This school year Gwinnett County Public Schools is taking part in the AdvancED accreditation review process. As part of that review process, every school must submit information and collect feedback from our many stakeholders. Please click the link and select your child's school's name to take part in the AdvancED stakeholder survey. Your participation is critical to our success. We value your feedback and thank you for the role you will play in the accreditation review of our schools. The survey will be available to participants through Nov. 11.
Author Rosemary Wells (of Max and Ruby, Sophie, and Yoko the Kitten fame) visited Gwinnett County to promote the importance of reading to young children.
Parents, community members, and GCPS staff members can give their feedback on proposed changes and additions to the district's Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) curriculum. This review is addressing AKS for Social Studies (K-12), Science (K-12), American Sign Language, a few Language Arts courses, and a Mathematics course. Review the proposed AKS online and offer your feedback through an online survey. Feedback will be accepted through Oct. 13. Changes in the AKS will be considered at the GEMS Oversight Committee meeting on Nov. 3. The committee will make recommendations to CEO/Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks for adoption by the School Board.
Almost 30,000 Gwinnett middle schoolers will get a glimpse of their future during a hands-on experience at the Junior Achievement (JA) Discovery Center at Gwinnett in 2016-17.
Read about these "new year resolutions" to help your child enjoy a great school year.
Gwinnett schools will begin holding special curriculum nights where families can learn more about what their child will be learning.
Parents can share their feedback by participating in the school district’s annual Perception Survey at their child’s school. In addition, access to the survey will be available— anytime, anywhere— through the Parent Portal through Dec. 11. Results of the survey help school leaders, teachers, and the district learn what is being done well at each school and what areas need improvement.
As a parent, you are your child's first and most important teacher, and the learning you do together doesn't stop when your student heads off to school for the first day of kindergarten, right through graduation. On the Parent tab on the district website, check out tips for ways you can support your student’s learning at home. As we go back to school, try these teacher-tested tips for supporting young children and how to stay involved with older students. Check the Bulletin Board frequently for more timely tips for families.