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Congratulations to Dr. Doug Doblar, 2018 TOTY and 2019 Georgia TOTY Finalist!

Congratulations to Dr. Doug Doblar, 2018 TOTY and 2019 Georgia TOTY Finalist!

An elementary math and science teacher who has a classroom at the school he once attended, Dr. Doug Doblar of Head Elementary School has been named the 2018 Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year (TOTY), the 2018 Gwinnett County Elementary School TOTY, and a finalist for 2019 Georgia Teacher of the Year.
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Bosch provides $50,000 grant to five schools

Five GCPS schools awarded Bosch Community Fund Grants

September 17, 2018 / Permalink

     Five Gwinnett County schools have been awarded grants from the Bosch Community Fund for their unique STEM projects. Central Gwinnett High School, Paul Duke STEM High School, Mill Creek High School, Osborne Middle School, and Jackson Elementary School are being recognized for their commitment to and excellence in STEM education. 

     The Bosch Community Fund (BCF) awards up to $3 million in grants annually, providing additional support for the company’s charitable and community efforts in the U.S., with a focus on science, technology and environmental initiatives. The five schools will split the district grant of $50,000. Their projects are described below: 

Central Gwinnett High School ($12,000)
The grant funds will be used to support student membership and leadership in five career and technology student organizations.

Paul Duke STEM High School ($12,000)
The grant funds will be used to support the expansion of a “Girls Who Code” team, a digital design program, and a FIRST Robotics team.

Mill Creek High School ($12,000)
The grant funds will be used to support the EPIC program. EPIC stands for Experiential, Project-Based Learning, Innovative, Collaboration, and Cross-Curricular. Its goal is to give Mill Creek students an authentic learning experience that relates engineering, science, math, and language arts. The focus of this program is to be an inquiry-driven approach and very hands-on. Students are learning through projects that are intentionally designed to reinforce across all of their STEM classes. 

Osborne Middle School ($7,820)
The grant funds will be used to support Physical Science STEM kits.

Jackson Elementary School ($6,180)
The grant funds will be used to support a STEM lab.
 

 

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