Need-to-Know Information, Reminders, and Resources for Families...









Need-to-Know Information, Reminders, and Resources for Families...

  • On Summer School… Find details on summer school online.
  • On GCPS Community Schools… This summer, see what Community Schools have to offer for you and your family, because “There’s something for everyone at GCPS Community Schools.”
  • On the Parent Portal… Before you know, we’ll be in the home stretch for the 2010-11 school year. Wondering about your child's grades? If you haven’t already signed up for access to GCPS’ Parent Portal, it’s not too late. go2.gwinnett.k12.ga.us is the go-to source for Gwinnett parents looking for information about their child's academic career, including grades, attendance, course history, discipline record, schedule, and test results. With safe and secure access, the Parent Portal is easy to use anytime from anyplace. All you need is a computer with Internet access and a user ID and password. To get started, complete the registration form available at your child's school. Learn more about the Parent Portal through this brief video and with answers to frequently asked questions.
  • On the GCPS Foundation Fund… When you donate to the GCPS Foundation, you invest in our schools, our students, our staff…in other words, our community. It’s easy to donate! Donations may be directed to either the general fund for districtwide scholarships, grants, and initiatives, or to a specific cluster. (Find a list on the pull-down menu under Program Designation.)
  • On Gwinnett’s Be There initiative… Learn more about GCPS and Be There, a national movement that inspires parents to become more involved in their children's education. On our website, you’ll find links to our collection of parent tipsheets on topics ranging from academic support to health and wellness. Check out our latest tipsheets on motivating your child, learning styles, 25 ways to make kids safer, and all the new college-bound tips. On the Be There site, look for online parenting articles, videos, parenting forums, and more parent tips. Over the last three years, GCPS has participated in the Be There parental involvement campaign. We would like input from GCPS parents to evaluate awareness of the campaign and its influence on Gwinnett families. Please take a few minutes to participate in GCPS’ online Be There Survey. The survey is available through April 15.
  • On the Vision for Public Education in Georgia… Georgia's superintendents and school board members-- with input from stakeholders around the state-- worked together to develop a Vision for Public Education in Georgia. It includes 45 recommendations in seven key areas. The executive summary features immediate and long-range steps.