Area School Board Meeting in Duluth Tonight

District III Area Meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. April 17 at Duluth High School will include school superintendent's annual address on state of the schools.

The Gwinnett Board of Education has scheduled the annual District III Area Meeting for 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the theater at , 3737 Brock Road. The meeting provides an opportunity for the board to share information with the public and for citizens to speak on education topics.

Gwinnett County Public Schools CEO/Supt. Alvin Wilbanks will present his annual address on the state of the school district during the meeting. Parents and Cluster School representatives have signed up to speak before the board, according to Jorge Quintana, GCPS director of media relations.

Refreshments will be served during a reception at 6:30 p.m. prior to the Tuesday night meeting.

The board meets in all five school board members' districts every year. The District III meeting, which alternates between Duluth and schools, is the last in this year's series.

All Duluth and Norcross Cluster schools are in District III, represented by Dr. Mary Kay Murphy. Some schools in Suwanee are also in District III, which was redrawn by the Georgia General Assembly based on 2010 Census data.

Here is a list of elementary schools in District III: (Schools attended by Peachtree Corners students are highlighted.)

  • Buice School
  • Burnette ES
  • Chattahoochee ES
  • Harris ES
  • Jackson ES
  • Level Creek ES
  • Mason ES
  • McKendree ES
  • Monarch School (P‐K)
  • New Life Academy ‐ Duluth (K‐8)
  • Parsons ES
  • Riverside ES
  • Sycamore ES
  • White Oak ES

Here are middle schools on the District III list:

  • Hull MS
  • Lanier MS
  • New Life Academy ‐ Duluth (K‐8)
  • North Gwinnett MS

High schools on the District III list:

  • Monarch School
  • North Gwinnett HS
  • Peachtree Ridge HS


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Judy Putnam April 16, 2012 at 03:56 PM
Are you planning on attending the Dist. III meeting Tuesday night?
Annette Rogers April 17, 2012 at 01:19 PM
What time and where is the board's budget session that is open to public observation? I believe it is just prior to the 6:30 reception.
Judy Putnam April 17, 2012 at 02:26 PM
The budget meeting is set for 6 p.m. prior to the 6:30 p.m. reception.


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