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Area School Board Meeting in Duluth Tonight

District III Area Meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. April 17 at Duluth High School will include school superintendent's annual address on state of the schools.

The Gwinnett Board of Education has scheduled the annual District III Area Meeting for 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the theater at , 3737 Brock Road. The meeting provides an opportunity for the board to share information with the public and for citizens to speak on education topics.

Gwinnett County Public Schools CEO/Supt. Alvin Wilbanks will present his annual address on the state of the school district during the meeting. Parents and Cluster School representatives have signed up to speak before the board, according to Jorge Quintana, GCPS director of media relations.

The audience will have the opportunity to fill out cards with questions to be submitted to the board to answer at the end of the meeting, Quintana said.

Refreshments will be served during a reception at 6:30 p.m. prior to the Tuesday night meeting.

The school board will meet at 6 p.m. to tentatively vote on the proposed new budget. Formal budget adoption is scheduled May 17 following public hearings May 10 and May 17.

The board meets in all five school board members' districts every year. The District III meeting, which alternates between Duluth and Norcross high schools, is the last in this year's series.

All Duluth Cluster schools are in District III, represented by Dr. Mary Kay Murphy. Some schools in Peachtree Corners, Norcross, and Suwanee are also in District III, which was redrawn by the Georgia General Assembly based on 2010 Census data.

Here is a list of elementary schools in District III:

  • Berkeley Lake ES
  • Buice School
  • Burnette ES
  • Chattahoochee ES
  • Harris ES
  • Jackson ES
  • Level Creek ES
  • Mason ES
  • McKendree ES
  • Monarch School (P‐K)
  • New Life Academy ‐ Duluth (K‐8)
  • Parsons ES
  • Peachtree ES
  • Riverside ES
  • Simpson ES
  • Sycamore ES
  • White Oak ES

Here are middle schools on the District III list:

  • Duluth MS
  • Hull MS
  • Lanier MS
  • New Life Academy ‐ Duluth (K‐8)
  • North Gwinnett MS
  • Pinckneyville MS

High schools on the District III list:

  • Duluth HS
  • Monarch School
  • Norcross HS
  • North Gwinnett HS
  • Peachtree Ridge HS

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Annette Rogers April 17, 2012 at 08:36 PM
Thanks for the updates!

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