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  • Berkmar High School Holiday Pop-up Market

    The Berkmar High School theater department will be sponsoring a pop-up holiday market on Saturday, December 16th from 11:00am to 4:00pm. This event will include shopping, food, crafts, music and fun!

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  • Counseling, College & Career Family Night

    Join us to learn how the Office of Counseling, College and Career Services coordinates the critical work of counselors in each school as they remove barriers to academic achievement through data-driven, comprehensive programming to meet the needs of all students. Learn information about counseling, college and career for students, and family resources. English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese and Vietnamese fliers. 

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  • Georgia Student Health Survey

    To help improve our schools and those across the state, Gwinnett County Public Schools students in grades 3-12 will participate in the Georgia Student Health Survey. The GSHS is an anonymous and statewide survey instrument that covers topics such as school climate and safety, peer and adult social support, bullying, mental health, substance abuse, and suicidal ideation. At Bethesda we will conduct those surveys on Nov. 27-29. To review the questions, find out how to opt out, or get more information, you can visit the GCPS Website survey page

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  • Ready by Five

    Ready by Five is a free nine-week program for families with children from birth to age 5 that takes place on Saturday mornings from January-March. The Ready by Five program will be held at Ferguson Elementary each Saturday morning from 9:00-11:00 a.m. The program will include read-alouds, music and movement, play-based activities, creative expression (art), and special guests from Gwinnett County Parks and Libraries. There will also be giveaways for families at each session. Click Ready by Five for additional information. 

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  • Winter Break

    Winter Break will be from Monday, December 18 through Wednesday, January 3.  Students will return to learning on Thursday, January 4. Enjoy your break! 

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Principal, Katrina Larmond

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    Bethesda Principal, Katrina Larmond


    Bethesda School Hours

    School hours are from 8:15 am until 2:45 pm.Clock

    Arrival begins at 7:45. 

    Dismissal begins at 2:45 pm.  

    It is very important that students arrive on time; however, students should not be dropped off at school prior to 7:45 am unless they are attending a club meeting or tutoring session. These students must be greeted by a staff member.

    Students may not be checked out later than 2:15 pm.