• Community School

     

General Information

  • The goal of the GCPS Community School program is to extend education and recreation to the community. The Community School is an extension of North Gwinnett High School and reaches out as a basic learning center to meet the various continuing education needs of our community. We strive to serve as a creative, quality community environment committed to developing and providing programs of academic and recreational enrichment for all members of our community.

    We offer after-hours classes such as Driver Education, SAT Prep classes. We are always seeking input and suggestions for new Community School classes, so please let us know what you are interested in.

    We also offer the community the ability to rent the facilities at the High School and our cluster schools (North Gwinnett Middle School, and Riverside, Level Creek, Suwanee, and Roberts Elementary Schools).

    Please let us know how we can help you with your event!

     

    Please contact the Community School for a GCPS Fee Schedule for Facility Rentals.

     
    20 Level Creek Road, Suwanee, GA  30024

    770-271-5149

     

    Unless otherwise noted, complete registration and payment at MyPaymentsPlus. If the class is no longer showing on mypaymentsplus, it has been filled.  If your child is not yet a student at the high school, all community school camps and classes are listed under your name.  In mypaymentsplus, go to Other Payments, then Community School, then North Gwinnett Community School.  You will find the class/camp to register and can then add your child's name to the form at checkout.

    All classes and camps will be on the North Gwinnett High School Campus unless otherwise noted.

  • Driver's Education

    All class registrations are available on MyPaymentsPlus for $345

    Driver’s Education Classes

    The North Gwinnett Community School offers driver’s education classes throughout the school year and two classes over the summer.  The class includes thirty hours of classroom instruction and six hours of behind the wheel driving practice with a state certified instructor.  During the school year, the classes run  2:45-5:45 for ten consecutive school days and the driving times are scheduled around the students’ schedules after the classroom portion is completed.  Summer classes are held 8AM-2PM for five consecutive days.  Classes are not held on holidays or other times when school is not in session.  The cost for this instruction is $345.00 with registration and payment made through MyPaymentsPlus. 

    Due to the Covid-19 situation, all classroom instruction is currently via Zoom session and the students drive one-on-one with the instructor in a sanitized vehicle with both the student and the instructor wearing masks. 

    We also offer extra drive hours in two-hour increments.  This can be for those who have taken an online class and still need 6 drive hours or for those wishing additional time behind the wheel prior to licensure.  Please register for these available slots on MyPaymentsPlus.

    2020-2021 classes:

    October 26th-November 9th, 2020

    November 16th-December 4th, 2020

    January 25th-February 5th, 2021

    February 22nd-March 5th, 2021

    March 22nd-April 2nd, 2021

    April 26th-May 7th, 2021

    Summer Session II: June 7th-June 11th

  • Online Personal Fitness* and/or Health*    

     June 1st – June 28th 

    Health and PE (1/2 credit courses required for graduation) will be offered online through NGHS this summer semester to students who have not yet fulfilled the requirements. The courses are 4-week intensive courses designed to cover all Gwinnett County AKS with daily deadlines during the 4 week period.

    COURSE DATES:  June 1, 2021 – June 28, 2021

    Introductory Zoom Meeting & Class Orientation: Wednesday, June 2, 2021

    ·         Health students attend zoom at 9:00am

    ·         PE students attend zoom at 10:00am

    Please note that these courses are being offered at an extra cost, and they are an intensive format. Because of the abbreviated length of the course(s), there is a required daily time commitment of several hours. You may register for one course or both courses.

     

    Curriculum:

    Health: Students are expected to read online content, participate in online discussions, complete writing assignments and take online unit tests. The course covers 16 units of material focusing on wellness, healthy choices, nutrition, physical fitness, systems of the body, mental health, Lifelines, Choosing the Best and ADAP.

    PE: Students will create a personal fitness portfolio, complete and track weekly workouts, complete reading assignments and take unit tests. Topics for study include lifelong fitness, training principles and nutrition. Students must have access to a smartphone for tracking and sharing workouts with the instructor.

     

    Registration:

    Complete registration @ https://www.mypaymentsplus.com  under the community school tab. If you are registering a current 8th grade student, you will have to register using your own name, and we can change to the student’s name later.

    **PLEASE make sure that you register for the NGHS course NOT the Gwinnett Online Campus (GOC) course. Registration is only available to the first 100 students in each class, so please register ASAP.  Registration will be available from February 1 – May 15.

    Cost:   Each ½ credit course is $250.00

    Please contact Colleen Longe with any questions about the course: colleen.longe@gcpsk12.org  or call  770-945-9558 for the NGHS Community School.

     

    Make sure that you register under Community Schools, North Gwinnett and that the class you choose is NGHS Health Online or NGHS PE Online.  Do not register for the Gwinnett Online Campus class if you intend to take the class through North Gwinnett High School.

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