• 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, and Babysitting Certification among others. 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 www.mypaymentsplus.comIf the class is no longer showing on mypaymentsplus, it has been filled.

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

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  • Baby-sitting Classes

    Target Audience: Those Aged 11-15

    Topics: Growth and Development of Infants
    and Children, Baby Care, Toddler Care,
    Care of the School Age Child, Safety,
    First Aid and CPR Review
    Dates: Classes offered each month

    Four upcoming sessions:

    1.  Tuesday, February 19th and Tuesday, February 26th
    2.  Tuesday, March 19th and Tuesday, March 26th
    3.  Tuesday, April 16th and Tuesday, April 23rd
    4.  Tuesday, May 7th and Tuesday, May 14th


    Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
    Location: NGHS Multipurpose Room/NGHS Chorus Room

    Cost: $50.00 for four hours total instruction

    Instructor: Ms. Krystal Kellum, RN, BSN. 
    Ms. Kellum is a Registered Nurse and works
    with Gwinnett County Public Schools.

    Registration available through MyPaymentsPlus.  Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the end of class.

     

  • Drivers Education

    Tim King-Instructor

    All classes are available on MyPaymentsPlus.com for $345

    Driver's Education classes operated during the school year are held from 2:30 PM until 5:30 PM in Room 422.  These classes run consecutively for 10 school days with breaks due to school holidays being made up the following week.  Classes during the summer are from 8 AM-2 PM and run for five consecutive days. Summer classes meet in the CLC.  Drive times are scheduled with students during the week and on the weekends.  Students must have a valid learner's permit for this class.

    Picture of car, keys and drivers ed book

    School Year 2018-2019

     

    August 27-September 10

    September 24-October 10

    October 29-November 12

    November 26-December 7

    January 3-January 16

    January 28-February 8

    February 25-March 8

    March 25-April 15

    April 29-May 10

    May 28-June 3

  • New Notes Band Camp at North Gwinnett Middle School

    Dates: July 8th-July 11th, 2019                      

    Time:8:15AM-3:15PM

    Cost: $250.00

    This camp is for middle school band students and will meet at North Gwinnett Middle School.  Registration is only open for those aged 10-14 years old.  The instructor is Myra Rhoden, a veteran middle school band instructor.  The camp includes all instruction, lunch and a camp t-shirt.  Please complete the online application at www.newnotescamp.com.

    No refunds allowed after the first day of camp.

  • North Gwinnett Driver’s Education Summer

    Classes during the summer are from 8 AM - 2 PM and run for five consecutive days.  Driving times are scheduled with students during the week and on the weekends.  The class includes 30 hours of classroom instruction and six hours of driving with a licensed instructor. (Students must have a valid learner's permit for this class.)

    2018-2019 Session 2: May 28th-June 3rd                                                         

    Cost: $345.00 for each session

    2019-2020 Session 1: July 22nd-July 26th

  • North Gwinnett Players: CAMP BROADWAY!

    Two separate camps.  Camps include instruction in acting, dancing, improvisation, voice, and movement.  Camp t-shirt provided.                                             

    Instructor: Ms. Angie Owens

    Camp 1: (rising 3rd -5th graders) June 10th-June 13th         

    Cost: $190

    Time: 9:30AM-1:30PM                                                       

    Maximum class size of 30

    Special Performance on June 13th at 1:30 PM of Alice in Wonderland

    Camp 2: (rising 6th -8th graders) June 3rd-June 6th               

    Cost: $190

    Times: 9:30 AM-3:00 PM                                                    

    Maximum class size of 35

    Special Performance on June 6th at 3:00PM of The Wizard of Oz

  • North Gwinnett Volleyball Camp

    Ages: Girls or Boys entering grades 6-9         

    Cost: $135 (includes camp t-shirt)

    Dates: June 3rd - June 7th                                  

    Time: 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

    Location:  NGHS Main Gym

    Early drop off (8:00AM) and late pick-up (4:00PM) available for your convenience.  Please bring a water bottle and lunch.  Please contact Coach Vanessa Henry for details: vanessa_henry@gwinnett.k12.ga.us

    “The most fun you will ever have learning and playing volleyball!!!”

  • Online Personal Fitness* and/or Health*    

    Ages: Rising 9th – 12th Grade    (open only to North Gwinnett students)

    Cost: $250 per class; $500 for both

    Dates: Session 1 May 28th – June 19th    Session 2  June 10th - June 28th

    Time: Online (1 face to face meeting required)

              

    Students must attend face-to- face sessions at North Gwinnett High School on the first day of class for orientation.

     *Students will earn high school credit for these courses that are required for graduation

    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 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.

    Required Attendance Dates:

    Session 1: Mandatory course introduction and PE pretest with Mrs. Longe for all enrolled students on Tuesday, May 28.

    • Health only students report 9:00am – 10:00am.
    • PE only students report 10:00am – 11:00am
    • Students enrolled in both Health and PE should plan to attend from 9:00am – 11:00am

    Session 2: Mandatory course introduction and PE pretest with Mrs. Longe for all enrolled students on Monday, June 10.

    • Health only students report 9:00am – 10:00am.
    • PE only students report 10:00am – 11:00am
    • Students enrolled in both Health and PE should plan to attend from 9:00am – 11:00am

     **The first class meeting is mandatory. No exceptions will be made. If you cannot attend the required class date(s), do not register for the class.

    Registration:

    Complete registration at mypaymentsplus.com  under the community school tab. Registration is only available to the first 100 students in each session. Registration will be available from February 4 – May 15. Cost:   Each ½ credit course is $250.00 and is non-refundable.

    Please contact Colleen Longe with any questions: colleen_longe@gwinnett.k12.ga.us   or  770-945-9558.

  • Personal Fitness* and/or Health*  

     This is a face to face class, NOT ONLINE

    Ages: Rising 9th – 12th Grade       Cost: $250 per class; $500 for both

    Dates: May 28th – June 19th        Time: PE 7-11 AM; Health 11:30-3:30 PM

    Class meets Monday – Friday on the dates shown.  Bring a water bottle.  If taking both classes, bring a sack lunch.  Since this is a condensed class, you must be present on all 17 days of instruction to receive credit.

    *Students will earn high school credit for these courses that are required for graduation

  • Physical Education Camp at Riverside Elementary 

    All camps are $135.00 per person

    • Camp 1 - entering 1st and 2nd graders               June 3rd-June 6th                8AM - 11AM
    • Camp 2 - entering 3rd, 4th and 5th graders         June 3rd-June 6th               12 - 3PM
    • Camp 3 - entering 1st and 2nd graders               June 10th-June 13th            8AM - 11AM
    • Camp 4 - entering 3rd, 4th and 5th graders         June 10th-June 13th            12 - 3PM

    Instructor: Coach Mike Tontillo, Riverside E.S. PE Teacher 

    Students will enjoy Riverside's amazing gym and participate in fitness activities, warmups, relays, group games, jump rope challenges and develop sports skills.  The gym has a rock wall, cosmic bowling area, and a field goal kicking challenge.  The camp cost includes a camp T-shirt and all instruction.

  • SAT/ACT Prep

    Cornerstone Academic will be holding the following programs for students next semester!

    Free Practice SAT
    Take a Free Practice SAT so you can see where your student stands!

    Date:             Saturday, February 2, 2019
    Time:             9:00 am at North Gwinnett
    Register:       www.CornerstoneAcademic.com

    SAT Preparation Courses
    The following SAT Prep courses are offered for North Gwinnett HS students.

    Course 1:      Feb 09 – Mar 03 in Suwanee (prep for Mar/May SATs)
    Course 2:      Mar 23 – Apr 28 in Suwanee (prep for Mar/May SATs)
    Course 3:      Apr 09 – May 02 at North Gwinnett (prep for May/Jun SATs)

    ACT Preparation Courses
    The following SAT Prep courses are offered for North Gwinnett HS students.

    Course 1:      Jan 12 – Feb 03 in Suwanee (prep for Feb ACT)

    More course options available at www.CornerstoneAcademic.com or call 404-919-7227
    Course is just $599 and payment plans are available!
    SAVE $100 on any course with code “PREP100” for a limited time! Space is limited!

    Cornerstone Academic has tutored over 10,000 students in metro Atlanta – check out their testimonials! 

  • Spring Semester Online Health and PE

    Registration November 15th - January 4th on mypaymentsplus. Class size is limited and open only to North Gwinnett High School Students!

    $250 per class


    Online Health Dates: January 14th-March 15th: Mandatory face to face meeting required with instructor on Monday, January 14th from 2:15-3:15 PM in lab 121 and again for final exam on Thursday, March 14th from 2:15-3:15 PM.


    Online PE Dates: March 18th-May 10th: Mandatory face to face meeting required with instructor on Monday, March 18th from 2:15-3:15 in lab 121 and again for final exam on Thursday, May 9th from 2:15-3:15PM.

  • Summer Camps 2019

    2019 Summer Classes and Camps

    Unless otherwise noted, complete registration and payment at www.mypaymentsplus.com.

    If the class is no longer showing on mypaymentsplus, it has been filled.

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

    Health and PE are only for students who are rising 9th-12th graders at North Gwinnett.  No refunds after the first day of class.

  • Threaded from Heaven Sewing Camp

    • Session 1: June 17th-June 20th   Sewing project: pillowcase with applique & drawstring backpack
    • Session 2: July 15th-July 18th     Sewing project: t-shirt pillow
    • Session 4: July 22nd-July 25th    Sewing project: sew pair of shorts/re-fashion a t-shirt

    Each session runs 1:00PM-3:00PM and the cost is $115.00 per person for each session.

    Cost: $250.00 – includes all supplies/may bring your own machine if you have one

    This camp is for rising 9th grade and older.  All sessions start with basic sewing machine use.  Students will learn new techniques with each sewing project while continuing to practice techniques previously learned.  Students will learn about fabric choices, threading and using a machine, pinning, cutting, hemming, casings, ironing, using patterns, following instructions and “sew” much more!

    Instructor: Ms. Courtenay Christian, threadedfromheaven@live.com

  • Young Voices Fiction Writing Boot Camp

    Dates: June 3rd-June 6th                                           

    Time: 9AM-12PM

    Cost: $140 – includes 12 hours of writing instruction and a t-shirt

    The teacher for this class is Mr. Britt Mooney, a North Gwinnett alumnus and published writer.  Mr. Mooney caught the writing bug in the 2nd grade and never stopped!  He is a former Gwinnett County teacher who has also taught in Korea.  Mr. Mooney writes Fantasy and Science Fiction as well as other non-fiction works.  He recently signed with Indiana University Press for books coming out in 2020 and is currently pitching a young adult werewolf book to potential publishers.  Camp includes twelve hours of writing instruction and a camp t-shirt.