Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Gwinnett County Public Schools announces names of South Gwinnett High School's 2012-2013 valedictorian and salutatorian.
Gwinnett County Public Schools has released the names of the 2012-2013 valedictorian and salutatorian from South Gwinnet 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.
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.
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
Monday, March 11, 2013
On a furlough day at a Gwinnett County public school, local leaders and teachers are coming together to highlight the impact of reduced funding for public education and to demand that Congress stop sequestration immediately.
Local leaders and teachers, organized by Georgia Fair Share, will gather to speak out against across the board cuts to vital programs, like K-12 education and Head Start, particularly discussing how cuts will impact Georgia families. Speakers will call on Rep. Woodall to repeal the Sequester by eliminating massive corporate tax loopholes, like those that cost Georgia $569 million in tax revenue last year, according to organizer Jason Pfeifle. When: 2:00PM, Monday, March 11th Where: South Gwinnett High School, 2288 East Main Street, Snellville, GA 30078 Visuals: Local speakers, teachers with signs, and a closed public school backdrop. Speakers: Jason Pfeifle, Organizer for Georgia Fair Share Donna Aker, President of Gwinnett County …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Louis Williams, South Gwinnett alumni, has been inducted into the 2013 Gwinnett Sports Hall of Fame.
The six inductees into the 2013 Gwinnett Sports Hall of Fame include Louis Williams, a graduate of South Gwinnett High School. Williams, who now lives in Atlanta, plays for the Atlanta Hawks. Some of the accomplishments that earned Williams his 2013 induction into the Gwinnett Hall of Fame included his current role as a member of the Atlanta Hawks of the NBA. Williams played at Snellville's South Gwinnett High School under Roger Fleetwood, where he was a four-time All-State selection. Here are some more of Williams' accomplishments. Williams is the second all-time leading scorer in Georgia high school basketball history. Other inductees this year include: Josh Wolff – Soccer - Parkview High School Dave Hunter – Football Coach - Brookwood …
The Comets from Snellville played against the Bears of Lawrenceville at the home of minor league baseball's Gwinnett Braves.
Coolray Field welcomed the top high school baseball teams in Gwinnett for a special showcase this weekend. On Friday afternoon, the South Gwinnett Comets faced off against the Mountain View Bears . It was a close game as the Comets beat the Bears by one run with a final score of 7-6. Be sure to watch the video of South Gwinnett Senior Drew McCarthy as he hits a triple in our photo and video gallery. The showcase continues Saturday as Providence Christian Academy High School takes on Duluth at 2p.m. Then at 4:30p.m., Collins Hill and Brookwood will face off. The final game will be between North Forsyth and Peachtree Ridge.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The video was released on Feb. 26, 2013.
South Gwinnett students have produced a student showing their school pride. Brookwood, Shiloh, Grayson, what do you think? You may also be interested in:
Monday, March 4, 2013
Ten high school teams will compete on March 8-9, 2013.
Baseball will begin for 2013 this week at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, as 10 high school teams from Gwinnett and Forsyth counties will compete in a two-day, five-game event. South Gwinnett High School is one of the teams on the roster. On March 8-9, the South Gwinnett team will be joined by teams from Mountain View, Lanier, North Gwinnett, Providence Christian, Duluth, Collins Hill, Brookwood, North Forsyth and Peachtree Ridge. These teams will take to the diamond in the event's debut. “We’ve had singular events before, showcasing some top high school baseball teams in the area,” Gwinnett Braves General Manager North Johnson said in a news release. “Through the efforts of the community and our staff, we have expanded to welcome the …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Student artwork from schools around the district will rotate during the exhibit.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Daquan Amir Miller, of Snellville, was arrested on charges of entering auto, possessing a firearm on school property, aggravated assault and violation of probation.
A Snellville man is accused of going onto school property and breaking into a vehicle, stealing a gun and pointing that weapon at a student, according to police. Daquan Amir Miller was arrested in early February on charges of entering auto, possessing a firearm on school property, aggravated assault and violation of probation. According to Sgt. Trey Downs of the Snellville Police Department, the incident occurred at South Gwinnett High School. Downs said that Miller broke into a vehicle that belonged to an ROTC instructor and stole a firearm from it. Walking on the sidewalk in front of the school, Miller approached a student who was leaving the school. He asked the student if he could use his cell phone, and the student said OK. Miller …