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Brookwood baseball and football players on a Saturday in October 2013.

NG3 Gwinnett!!... Character!
By NG3 staff

Character.  In the classroom, high school students learn about dangling participles, centripetal force, the pythagorean theorem, and The Battle of the Little Bighorn.  On the practice field, they are taught how to pick up a blitzing linebacker, when to throw to the cut-off man, how to elongate their stride in the 400, how to defend the pick-and-roll.  Our teachers and coaches have their hands full. At NG3, we work alongside these hard-working men and women to complete the picture for our next generation.

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NG3 Staff
NG3 Gwinnett!!... now Archer!
By NG3 staff

We are so excited to announce that Archer High School has joined the NG3 community.  We are continuing to grow in Gwinnett one school at a time. The vision that we have at NG3 doesn’t work unless we have local high schools who believe in us and are willing to let us partner with them.

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Healthy, Happy Friends - September 2013
By Joan Sewell

School seems to have started much earlier this year.  H2U parents and grandparents have seldom celebrated their ice cream social after school has started back. But we did this time.  As usual, it was great fun.

How many of you have received a receipt at a restaurant with a phone number to call and complete a survey?  They always say you might win something, maybe a free desert on your next trip. 

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Charles and Joyce Pelot
End of an era
By Earl Gray

A good friend of mine recently sent me a funny slide show that targets people of a certain age.  It asked, "Do you remember these things?", and then showed pictures of things like old ice trays with the pull up handle, rotary telephones, and a Jiffy-Pop popcorn bag ready to explode.  A picture of a big road side produce stand would have fit nicely in that group.  You don't see many of those any more, and now you'll see one less.

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The Gwinnett Roadrunner - On The Run September 2013
By Mary Frazier Long
Hooper/Renwick men’s basketball team
 
Thoughts for the Days

What a pity human beings can’t exchange problems. Everyone knows exactly how to solve the other fellow’s.

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