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Gwinnett County Public Schools released SAT scores for the Class of 2021 showing that Gwinnett test-takers continue the trend of outperforming their peers in Georgia and the nation, according to a press release. Gwinnett’s average on the SAT topped state and national averages on both section…

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The Piedmont University Theatre Department will present "Hair," the rock musical that debuted more than 50 years ago. Hair explores themes related to the peace movement of the 1960s that emerged in opposition to the Vietnam War.

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Danielsville Elementary School first graders shared their “MC School Pride” with superintendent Michael Williams and assistant superintendent Dr. Goodroe. Pictured are Shawn Andrews, Chandler Carey, Madison Ledford, Mrs. Lindsey Byrd, Mr. Williams, and Dr. Goodroe.

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Madison Area Resource Team (M.A.R.T.), your Family Connection Collaborative recently concluded its “Back-to-School Supplies Drive” and offered thanks to all who helped. “Your generosity provided needed school supplies for many students in the Madison County schools,” said organizers. “This d…

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Apalachee High School recently recognized its student and faculty award winners for August. Pictured, from left to right, are Alishia Moss (Faculty Member of the Month), Kayla Wilson (Most Improved Student of the Month), Omeed Behzadi (Teacher of the Month) and Abby Zapata (Student-Athlete o…

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Katherine Law, Jefferson High School; Caroline Weatherly, Jackson County Comprehensive High School; Tucker Bennett, Commerce High School; and Morgan Byers, East Jackson Comprehensive High School; were named Students of the Month for August by the Jefferson Rotary Club.

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The Commerce High School FFA will be hosting a bake sale, Saturday, September 18, from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Shirley Feed & Seed. All money raised will go towards the chapter's upcoming trip to the NAtional FFA Convention.

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SK Battery America made a $60,000 financial commitment to the Empower College and Career Center. The presentation was made at the Sept. 9 meeting of the Jackson County Board of Education. Shown are: (L-R) April Howard, Jackson County School System superintendent; John Uesseler, CEO of Empowe…

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Madison County JROTC Cadets Sadie Luviano, Caleb McCannon, Isaiah Ashley and Chrisiya Harris present the colors during the Sept. 10 pregame ceremony in Danielsville.

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The Campus Outdoor Enhancement Project at Barrow Arts and Sciences Academy has received several grants to increase biodiversity on the school campus, as well as make it more “pollinator friendly,” according to school leaders. The project, a collaboration between STEM, biology and math classe…

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Kennesaw State University recently named students to the president's list in recognition of their academic excellence for the summer 2021 semester. To achieve this honor, each undergraduate student must have completed at least nine semester hours with a term grade point average of 4.0.

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Kennesaw State University recently named students to the president's list in recognition of their academic excellence for the summer 2021 semester. To achieve this honor, each undergraduate student must have completed at least nine semester hours with a term grade point average of 4.0.

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Jackson County Schools have experienced significant growth in the last year, with Maysville Elementary School seeing the largest percentage of new students within the entire school system. With growth like that, a parent may wonder if their child would get lost amongst the crowd. Not at MES.

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Barrow County School System superintendent Chris McMichael announced Tuesday, Aug. 31, a “temporary” mask requirement for all schools and facilities, as the district continued to see an increase in positive coronavirus cases across its campuses amid soaring COVID-19 infection levels througho…

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Danielsville Elementary School has announced its “Teacher and Support Staff of the Year” for the 2020-2021 school year. “Teacher of the Year” was PE coach Bobby Cutts and “Support Staff of the Year” was Lynn Adams. Both go above and beyond in giving to the boys and girls at DES. Also picture…

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Banks County Elementary School recently celebrating the completion of the first week of school. Each hall decorated and dressed up for different themes such as beach, camping, superhero, pool party, and groovy/tie dye themes. There was a parade of students through the hallways with music, fu…

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The PBIS prize cart recently made its way through the halls of Banks County Primary School. Students with 5 Leopard Bucks could purchase a prize. Leopard Bucks are given out for being responsible, respectful, and safe.

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Members of the Madison County JROTC marched onto the field to present the colors prior to Friday’s season-opening football game. Pictured (L-R) are (LRB) Cadet Sadie Luviano, (U.S. Flag) Cadet Caleb McCannon, (Georgia State Flag) Cadet Isiah Ashley and (RRB) Cadet Chassidy Haynes.

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Rex Wallace of Jefferon, GA (30549), has received the following degree from The University of Alabama: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. UA awarded more than 1,400 degrees during its summer commencement ceremonies on July 31, 2021.

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For the summer 2021 semester, the University of North Georgia (UNG) awarded 540 degrees and 17 certificates to graduates. More than 430 participated in the summer 2021 commencement ceremonies on Aug. 6 at the Convocation Center on UNG's Dahlonega Campus. The ceremonies marked a return to the…

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For the summer 2021 semester, the University of North Georgia (UNG) awarded 540 degrees and 17 certificates to graduates. More than 430 participated in the summer 2021 commencement ceremonies on Aug. 6 at the Convocation Center on UNG's Dahlonega Campus. The ceremonies marked a return to the…

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Alcova Elementary School, Jackson Elementary School, Northbrook Middle School, Osborne Middle School, Mill Creek High School, and Paul Duke STEM High School have been awarded a combined total of nearly $50,000 by the Bosch Community Fund (BCF). The six Gwinnett County schools were selected a…

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North Metro Academy of Performing Arts has been named a recipient of the Georgia Department of Education’s new Creative School Arts Integration School of Excellence Award. The honor recognizes schools where all students have access to arts integration in every subject; there is both rigor an…