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Informational Session for Gwinnett Online Campus at South Gwinnett High on Jan. 10

The online school is expanding services to include students in the 4th and 5th grades.

Gwinnett County Online Campus is currently holding informational sessions for students in grades 4-12 who are interested in attending the online school for the 2013-14 school year. The next meeting is this Thursday, January 10 at South Gwinnett High.

Beginning in the 2013-14 school year, Gwinnett County Online Campus will expand service to students in the 4th and 5th grades. Parents interested in enrolling their student (grades 4-12) can attend one of several information sessions before the registration deadline. These informational meetings will be held through February in facilities across the district.

Dates and locations of these meetings are as follows:

Jan. 10-- South Gwinnett High Theater

Jan. 24-- Collins Hill High Theater

Jan. 31-- Mountain View High Theater

Feb. 7-- Gwinnett Online Campus-- Building F

All of the Gwinnett Online Campus informational meetings will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Registration for the 2013-14 school year runs from Feb. 1 through Feb. 28, 2013.

Gwinnett Online Campus students learn the same curriculum and participate in the same assessments as students enrolled in traditional Gwinnett schools. The difference is how they learn as they have flexibility to do work from home on their own time with direct support from teachers and administrators and visits to the campus. For more information, parents can visit www.gwinnettonlinecampus.com.

To date, four Board-approved charter schools operate in Gwinnett County, offering students and families a variety of options in addition to traditional schools. In addition to Online Campus, these charter schools are Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology; Maxwell High School of Technology; and New Life Academy of Excellence.

(Editor's note: this information was drawn from a press release issued by Gwinnett County Public Schools.)

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