Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Geaduation ceremony for Duluth High School scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Gwinnett Center Arena.
Twenty-one graduation ceremonies will take place throughout Gwinnett County this week. Duluth High School will graduate 564 seniors including 120 honor graduates at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the Gwinnett Center Arena. John Kaffezakis is the valedictorian for Duluth High School, and Nolan Gregory Graham is salutatorian. John, the son of John and Becky Kaffezakis, plans to attend Georgia Tech on scholarship and major in radiological engineering. Nolan, the son of Greg and Jane Graham, plans to attend Oxford College of Emory University and Emory University on scholarship and major in neuroscience and behavioral biology. More than 10,500 Gwinnett County Public Schools students will walk across the stage and receive their high school diplomas…
Duluth High School's Erica Millette will speak at the ceremony May 23.
Duluth High's Teacher of the Year is among those speaking at the graduation ceremony this week. Erica Millette was named the school's Teacher of the Year this year in September. She is a mathematics teacher at Duluth High and has also served as a soccer coach. Other speakers include: J. Alvin Wilbanks, superintendent; and Mary Kay Murphy, a long-time board member. There are 564 DHS students graduating, including 120 who are honor graduates. The ceremony takes at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at the Gwinnett Center Arena. Who's Speaking at Nearby Schools?* Peachtree Ridge High School: 769 graduates, 251 honor graduates Peachtree Ridge's graduation ceremony takes place at 8 a.m. Thuesday, May 23, at Gwinnett Center Arena. See also: *(Note: …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Hot dogs and pizza are on the menus for Tuesday.
Here’s what’s being served for lunch at Gwinnett County Public Schools, including Duluth Cluster Schools: Pre-K Mozzarella Sticks PBJ Graham Snacker Bean & Cheese Taco Zesty Frijoles Assorted Fresh Veggies Assorted Fresh Fruits Elementary Mozzarella Sticks Tasty Toastie Scrumptious Subs Bean & Cheese Taco Zesty Frijoles Fresh Cut Melon Chilled Fruit Middle School Ultimate Hot Dog Bar Big Daddy's Pizza Robust Wraps Featured Salads Veggie Corn Dogs Fresh Cut Melon Oven Baked Potatoes High School Southern BBQ Pork Plate Spicy Chicken Sammie Sensational Subs Asian To Go Big Daddy's Pizza Featured Salads Veggie Burger
Burgers and chicken and waffles are on the menu for Monday.
Here’s what’s being served for lunch at Gwinnett County Public Schools, including Duluth Cluster Schools: Pre-K Gwinnett’s Best Burger PBJ’wich Veggie Burger Veggies & Dip Assorted Fresh Veggies Assorted Fresh Fruits Elementary Gwinnett’s Best Burger Asian To Go Pinwheels Veggie Sandwich Veggies & Dip Cupped Fruit Assorted Dried Fruit Middle School Burger Minis Grilled Chicken Sammie Sensational Subs Featured Salads Veggie Burger Assorted Dried Fruit Crunchy Veggies & Dip High School Chicken & Waffles Mini Burgers Robust Wraps Fiesta Fajitas Big Daddy's Pizza Featured Salads Veggie Burger
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Blair Sanders of Duluth earned the college’s first double-degree, and Katheryn Nikolich of Lawrenceville earned the college’s first double-major.
Saturday, May 18
J. Blair Sanders of Duluth and Katheryn Nikolich of Lawrenceville made history at Georgia Gwinnett College during the Friday (May 17) commencement ceremony when they received a double degree and double major. They were among 270 graduates at the Lawrenceville four-year liberal arts college's spring commencement. Sanders, 24, earned a bachelor’s of science in information technology,with a concentration in software development. She also received a bachelor’s of art in English with a concentration in writing and rhetoric. Nikolich, 52, earned two bachelor’s of art degrees, one in history with a western world concentration and the other in political science with an American government concentration. Double majors are two of the same degree – …
Ambassador Andrew Young delivered the address at Dr. Daniel Kaufman's last commencement as President of GGC. Share your photos and videos from the day here.
More than 270 students donned their caps and gowns Friday (May 17), as they graduated from Georgia Gwinnett College. It was a notable graduation for the young college in Lawrenceville for a number of reasons. GGC graduated their 1,000th student, welcomed their first double major and double degree graduates and their first Fulbright Scholar. The commencement was also the last for GGC's founding president Dr. Daniel Kaufman. He will step down at the end of June to become president of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce. Ambassador Andrew Young delivered the commencement address to the 2,500 people in attendance. --Were you at Friday's commencement? Did you or a loved one graduate? Share your photos and videos by clicking the "Upload photos and…
Friday, May 17, 2013
Gwinnett County Board of Education adopts $1.763 billion FY2014 budget and tentatively adopts 1.30 mills increase in tax millage rate.
After holding the line in the face of declining revenue in recent years, the Gwinnett County Board of Education anticipates having to raise the tax millage rate to fund the FY2014 budget. The school board adopted a FY2014 balanced budget totaling $1.76 billion, a decrease of $12.8 million or .7 percent from the FY2013 budget at its meeting Thursday (May 16) at the Instructional Support Center in Suwanee. The board also tentatively adopted an increase of 1.30 mills in the tax rate. Despite “a tremendous downturn in the economy we’ve been able to have the millage rate unchanged for some time,” Rick Cost, chief financial officer for Gwinnett County Public Schools, said. This increase includes .55 mills for maintenance and operations (General …
Fish nuggets and pasta are on the menus for Friday.
Here’s what’s being served for lunch at Gwinnett County Public Schools, including Duluth Cluster Schools: Pre-K Fish Nuggets & Roll PBJ’wich Yogurt & Elf Grahams Chex Fruit Salad Assorted Fresh Veggies Assorted Fresh Fruit Elementary Hot Diggity Dog Fish Nibblers Pinwheels Veggie Corn Dogs BBQ Baked Beans Fruit Salad Assorted Dried Fruit Middle School Lasagna Seafood Basket Sensational Subs Featured Salads Yogurt Parfait Assorted Dried Fruit Chilled Italian Bean Toss High School Tortellini Alfredo Catch of the Day Robust Wraps Greek Turkey Wrap Big Daddy's Pizza Featured Salads Veggie Corn Dogs
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Boys play against each other at 7:30 p.m. Girls powderpuff football game at 5 p.m. precedes boys game.
Members of the Duluth High School Wildcats Team will play each other in the traditional spring game Friday, May 17, at 7:30 p.m. at Cecil Morris Field. A girls powderpuff football game at 5 p.m. will precede the boys game. Junior and senior girls will play sophomore and freshman girls. Admission is $5.
Lasagna and turkey pot pie are being served for lunch Thursday.
Here’s what’s being served for lunch at Gwinnett County Public Schools, including Duluth Cluster Schools: Pre-K Lasagna PBJ Graham Snacker Veggie Burger Cauliflower Gratin Elementary Lasagna Marinara Chicken Sliders Scrumptious Subs Lasagna Marinara Garden Salad Fresh Berries Chilled Fruit Middle School Homestyle Chicken Chunks Big Daddy's Pizza Turkey Club Featured Salads Golden Grilled Cheese Fresh Berries Crunchy Veggies with Dip High School Homestyle Turkey Pot Pie Ultimate Hot Dog Bar Sensational Subs Street Tacos Flat Bread Pizza Featured Salads Yogurt Parfait