Archer Foundation awards grants for creative teaching

By Julie Rizzo 
with Beth Volpert Johansen

Teachers have great ideas all the time. Great ideas sometimes cost no more than a macaroni box and some glue. This works out great, but more often than not teachers need more than cardboard to improve their classes.

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Wesleyan Wolf Players head to state competition

Wesleyan School thespians swept the GHSA Region 6AA One-Act Competition this past weekend. The Gwinnett County school’s Wolf Players will now head to the state competition with The Canterbury Tales. 

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Katie Hart Smith's memoir, Couch Time with Carolyn, will make debut at the Woman Up Independent Film Festival in Los Angeles, Ca 11/3/15

ATLANTA – Georgia author, Katie Hart Smith announces that her book, Couch Time with Carolyn, will make its premier as a movie short at the WOMAN UP Independent Film Festival in Los Angeles, CA on 11/3/15.

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Philadelphia Winn Chapter at Lilburn Daze

Lawrenceville, GA– Philadelphia Winn Chapter NSDAR made a huge SPLASH at Lilburn Daze Arts and Crafts Festival!  The festival was on October 10 and Murphy of Murphy’s Law showed up in the form of a driving rain that left us ankle deep in mud puddles.

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County's oldest gym will get renovation

Lawrenceville, Ga. – The oldest gymnasium in the Gwinnett County park system, built at Best Friend Park in the mid-1970s, will look like new again after commissioners on Tuesday agreed to a $1.68 million contract with low bidder Kevin Price General Contractors Inc.

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