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Stepping Stone Montessori School

Stepping Stone Montessori School

Suwanee School Instills Passion for Lifelong Learning  BY: Aoife Healy Upon arriving at Stepping Stone Montessori School (SSMS), a cheerful looking building surrounded by flowerpots and a white picket fence, you are greeted with a powerful statement that is sure to stop you in your tracks. Painted upon the wall in the front entrance are these

FoodFinder

Peachtree Ridge Senior wins prestigious TAG Award for website aimed at ending hunger in our community By: Aoife Healy Peachtree Ridge Senior, Jack Griffin has created a website called FoodFinder for food insecure kids in the Gwinnett area. FoodFinder is a non- profit that leverages a mobile-native website that aggregates food resources. The website is designed

The Chosen Ones

North Gwinnett Middle School Percussion Ensemble invited to perform at the 24th Annual Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana BY: Rachel Fasig When North Gwinnett Middle School Band Director, Travis Downs, received a personal letter from Music for All, one of the most prestigious and influential organizations in Music Education, he knew something big was

Suwanee Youth Leaders bring food and fun to Town Center Park

BY: Rachel Fasig Many Suwanee residents have come to anticipate the first Friday of each month as “Food Truck Friday” in Town Center Park. With live music on stage and Atlanta’s best food trucks lining the street, it has been known to draw a crowd, but none quite as large as the crowd seen on Friday, August 1st.

Shadowbrook Baptist Weekday School

“Love, Laugh, Teach” BY: Angela Veugeler, Executive Editor It’s Monday morning and we pull into the carpool line at Shadowbrook Baptist Weekday School. After getting up at 5am to get ready for work and get our 3 kids ready for school, I’m thinking of our staff meeting and all of the things that I have to get done that

Is your child ready for the College Admissions Process?

Part I: Standardized Testing BY: Shereem Herndon-Brown, Director of Strategic Admissions Ad If you went to college, you probably took the SAT. Remember that test? The one where you sat for three hours on a Saturday morning with the number two pencil? Do you recall having to fill in the bubbles on the answer sheet?

Tips to Beat Summertime Regression

Web Exclusive: Provided by: Cumming Huntington Learning Center Summer vacation is a welcome reprieve from the busy days of the school year, but for many parents, it can bring up concerns about their children losing skills and falling behind. Luckily, there are a number of things parents can do to help students retain knowledge while

Crimson Academy Preparatory School

What is Crimson Academy Preparatory and how did it come to be? Lenise Williams, a native of New Orleans and mother of two amazing boys ages 8 and 5, relocated to Georgia in August 2011. Since relocating, Williams said she now has a genuine feeling of being “home” in Georgia. Williams is also an attorney,

City Buzz

Caboose Lighting Santa ushered in the holiday season with music, hot chocolate, and wish lists on Nov. 30 at Suwanee’s annual Caboose Lighting and Holiday Festival. Choral groups from Level Creek, Riverside, Roberts, and Suwanee elementary schools welcomed Santa with performances of holiday carols as Santa arrived aboard his tractor-pulled sleigh. Santa greeted and listened

Schools!

Riverside Elementary Holds Career Week! Career Day at North Gwinnett Middle School On May 15, Tana Suggs, writer and editor at Suwanee Magazine, along with several other professionals in and around the community, had the honor and the privilege to speak to NGMS students about their respective professions for Career Day.        

Suwanee School Clusters Happenings

North Gwinnett Packs Meals to Feed Starving Children More than 145 North Gwinnett Football players, coaches, trainers and cheerleaders donned hairnets to pack thousands of meals to feed starving children around the world. The event which took place March 23 at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, was held in conjunction with “Feed My Starving Children” and

Suwanee City Buzz

Local Boy Scout Troop visits Suwanee Magazine Troop 538 came out to the Suwanee Magazine office on March 22 to learn about how the magazine is created and published. Their visit was part of earning a Merit badge.         2012 Suwanee Beer Fest draws Thousands to Town Center Park The weather was

Teacher on List for Kidney Transplant

A teacher spends much of their time using skills, talents and education to teach and to foster the children in the community. Paul Murphy, a special needs teacher at Lanier Middle School in Sugar Hill, is such a teacher who said he strives to teach his students by inspiring them. But Murphy has polycystic kidney

Operation Drive Smart at North Gwinnett High

North Gwinnett High School seniors joined fifteen other Georgia schools from across the state in January for the Operation Drive Smart Senior Challenge. The 637 seniors want to help remove Gwinnett County from the top three counties in Georgia known for teenage vehicle crashes, injuries and deaths. On Jan. 9 the participating seniors signed a

Gwinnett County School Board Shifts District Lines

With the large population growth Gwinnett County has recently experienced (especially Suwanee, Sugar Hill, Grayson and Dacula), the school board has shifted the dial and redrawn the district lines. With the reapportionment, North Gwinnett High School, Lanier Middle, Level Creek Elementary and Suwanee Elementary as well as some other Suwanee schools welcome District III representative,

Happenings in the Suwanee School Clusters

Big T’do raises big funds The North Gwinnett Schools Foundation serves a six-school cluster that includes Level Creek, Suwanee, Riverside and Roberts Elementary schools, as well as North Gwinnett Middle School and North Gwinnett High School. Since 2001, the NGSF has provided more than $380,000 in the form of grants that teachers apply for, and administers

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