First Posted: 9/20/2012 5:54:58 PM | Last Updated: 9/20/2012 5:56:09 PM
The Dr. Jim L. Markham Golf Classic at Chateau Elan Golf Club has been rescheduled for Nov. 6. The event, named in honor of Mill Creek High’s retiring principal, is an 18-hole Foursome Golf Scramble benefitting Relay for Life. The schedule of events includes registration, breakfast, silent auction, and practice. Golf begins at 9 a.m. and there will be awards and prizes. The deadline for registration is Oct. 30. For more information about registration, email Jerry_Arnold@comcast.net.
RECENTLY Duluth High students participated in activities at school during Constitution Week. Students dressed as Supreme Court Justices wearing black robes and carrying gavels. A PowerPoint packed full of information on the constitution was played on monitors throughout the school. For more information, call Geri Flannary at 770-232-3332, or visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIf7uFAKkJc, or http://www.constitutionday.cc/.
ONGOING Brookwood and Parkview high schools will participate in the Gwinnett CAN Challenge this fall during varsity football games by collecting supplies to fill food bank shelves. Last year, nearly 10,000 cans were donated. For more information, call Donna Faulkner at Brookwood High at 770-972-7642. For more information on last year’s event, visit http://www.holtkamphvac.com/blog/?p=614.
Gwinnett County Public Schools invites parents and members of the community to join GCPS staff members by participating in a review of proposed curriculum materials. Parents may provide input on the proposed materials by participating in the public review. GCPS holds an extensive review before adopting materials for classroom use. Materials submitted by publishers are reviewed by teachers, administrators, and parents for alignment with the school system’s Academic Knowledge and Skills (AKS) curriculum. During the review, scheduled to run through Sept. 28, GCPS staff and members of the Gwinnett community will review non-fiction books for grades K-12, teacher resources for grades K-8 Language Arts, and Advanced Placement Latin materials. Reviews are scheduled as follows: Instructional Support Center Building 200 Lobby, 437 Old Peachtree Road NW, Suwanee Monday–Friday, through Sept. 28, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, 5–8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Based on all input gathered from this review, a recommendation will be made to the Gwinnett County Board of Education for adoption of materials. For more information about the instructional review process, please contact Lisa Burleson, Director of Instructional Materials, at 678-301-6831.