Monday, May 20, 2013
Superintendent J. Alvin Wilbanks will speak at the ceremony May 22.
Gwinnett County's superintendent is among speakers slated for the Shiloh High School graduation this week. Since 1996, Wilbanks has served as superintendent of the Gwinnett County Public Schools, the state's largest school district. In addition to Wilbanks, other speakers include: Dr. Robert McClure, school board member; Eric Parker, principal; Tilak Patel, valedictorian; and Hermoon Worku, salutatorian. The school is graduating 429 students, with 42 honor graduates. The commencement ceremony takes place 4 p.m., May 22 at the Gwinnett Center Arena. Who's Speaking at Nearby Schools?* Brookwood High School: 810 graduates, 224 honor graduates -- Ceremony takes place 8 p.m., May 22 at the Brookwood Community Stadium. South Gwinnett High …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Gwinnett County Public Schools announces names of Shiloh High School's 2012-2013 valedictorian and salutatorian.
Gwinnett County Public Schools has released the names of the 2012-2013 valedictorian and salutatorian from Shiloh High School. The title of valedictorian is normally given to the student with the highest GPA, and salutatorian is given to the student with the second-highest GPA. Photos of the honorees are attached to the story. Don't forget to upload your children's graduation announcements to Patch, and share with the entire community.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Desiree Aighobahi was one of 12 Gwinnett County students to receive the full college scholarship.
Shiloh High School senior Desiree Aighobahi was named one of 12 selected as Gates Millenium Scholars from Gwinnett County Public Schools. She and the other winners will receive a full scholarship to the college of their choice for each academic year. Aighobahi plans to attend Cornell University The group of 12 is the largest ever selected from Gwinnett County. They were chosen for their high academic performance, community involvement, extracurricular activities and family financial need. The program is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and administered by the United Negro College Fund. Representatives from the Gates Millennium Scholarship Program will honor the students, their families and counselors on Friday, May 10th in …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology is ranked No. 3 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, while Snellville's Brookwood High did not make the list.
If your children attend high school in Gwinnett County, they may attend one of the best schools in the nation. There are nine such high schools in Gwinnett County Public Schools, according to the recent rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The data was released today, April 23. The Gwinnett County schools ranked are: Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology: Shiloh High School: South Gwinnett High School: Norcross High School: Duluth High School: Parkview High School: Peachtree Ridge High School: Berkmar High School: Meadowcreek High School: Want more information? Learn how U.S. News calculated the Best High Schools rankings by clicking here.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
April 20th Shiloh High School Stadium 8:30 a.m. Pre-register before the race fee is $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for children 12 and under.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Members of the Shiloh High School Marching Brigade welcomed the Syracuse Orange to Atlanta ahead of their 2013 NCAA Final Four games.
The Syracuse University basketball team received a rousing welcome to Atlanta thanks to the Shiloh High School Marching Brigade. The Snellville band lined the stairs and played music to welcome the Orange to the Peach State for the NCAA tournament. Syracuse is one of the Final Four teams to play at the Georgia Dome Saturday. They face off against the Michigan Wolverines Saturday at 8:49pm, immediately following the game between Wichita State and Louisville. The championship game will be played Monday evening.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Thousands of Gwinnett County students will graduate this spring. See when your child will walk to "Pomp and Circumstance."
Thousands of high school students will graduate this May in Gwinnett County. Now, the list is out for the graduation schedule. Check below for the list of Snellville graduations. (Don't forget, you can add graduation announcements to Patch!) Brookwood Wednesday, May 22, 8 p.m. Brookwood Community Stadium Grayson Wednesday, May 22, 8 p.m. Gwinnett Center Arena Shiloh Wednesday, May 22, 4 p.m. Gwinnett Center Arena South Gwinnett Thursday, May 23, noon Gwinnett Center Arena
Thursday, February 21, 2013
School received the honor for high marks and participation on Advanced Placement exams in 2012.
All Snellville high schools excelled in Advanced Placement exams in the past school year, and received recent distinction as AP Honor Schools in Georgia, according to district officials. The state Department of Education released its report on Advanced Placement (AP) exams on Feb. 20. The data is based on the 2012 graduating class. Some 424 schools -- including Gwinnett County's 18 traditional high schools and two charter schools -- across the state were honored by the state for either high marks and participation. The exams allow students to gain college credit while in high school. "We are proud of the work our teachers do every day as they challenge and guide students to tackle more rigorous coursework," said Gale Hey, associate …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Georgia High School Association issues repercussions following allegations of recruitment violations at a Snellville, Ga., school. Probation for a year included.
Shiloh High footballers could have just taken it easy for the past season. It won't count anyhow. Following months of doubts, inquiry and upheaval, the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) has decided to yank the only two wins that the team received in the previous season because three students should not have been playing. GHSA Executive Director Ralph Swearngin issued the directive on May 30, finding that the athletes were ineligible transfer students from North Atlanta High in the spring of 2011. Specifically, Swearngin's penalty letter says the students violated by-law 1.72c, which states: "A student-athlete transferring from one member school to another shall be ruled ineligible for one year because of 'undue influence' if it is …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Gwinnett corporation supports community investment for South Gwinnett High and Shiloh High schools.
Monday, June 18, 2012
PRESS RELEASE/Gwinnett County Public Schools The Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation Fund, Inc. recently received a cash grant in the amount of $50,000 from Cisco in support of graduation success programs targeting the southern area of Gwinnett County, specifically South Gwinnett High and Shiloh High. The one-year grant will assist with specific programs such as the FUTURE project at South Gwinnett High, an intensive program for at-risk students with a specific goal of increasing the number of academic credits earned each semester. The program establishes a plan for success for each student in order to earn credit, pass state assessments, graduate on time, and prepare for postsecondary study. Shiloh High also plans to invest the …