Saturday, May 4, 2013
Hopkins Elementary in Lilburn recently dedicated a day of fun activities surrounding STEM education.
Hopkins Elementary students recently participated in a day of activities, dedicated to STEM education. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. Kindergartners through fifth-graders participated in numerous engaging activities, includin engineering paper airplanes, helicopters, building simple Rube-Goldberg machines, and Lego engineering. See photos submitted to Patch by a reader And, remember if you, have photos you want to share with community, they can be uploaded to our photo gallery, or shared through an announcement on Patch.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
More than 1,000 students participated in the Gwinnett County regional science fair Feb. 22.
More than 1,000 students, including those from Lilburn, participated in the 35th annual Gwinnett County Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Friday, Feb. 22. This was the first year that students from Hopkins Elementary in Lilburn participated in the regional science fair. Grade levels third, fourth and fifth were represented. Jessie Kelly, the science specialist at the school, said the student were very motivated, and did their projects within a science club to prepare. I'm super proud of our kids," she said. "I can't wait to do it again next year." It is the county's largest regional event, and students come from public schools, private schools, homeschools and more. The theme this year is "Motivating the Next Generation of Science …
Monday, July 25, 2011
Meetings are scheduled at 6 p.m. at Berkmar High, Hopkins Elementary and Sweetwater Middle.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Meetings are scheduled tonight at three area schools identified as “need improvement” schools to inform parents of their options, including student transfers to another school. The meetings are scheduled at 6 p.m. at Berkmar High and Hopkins Elementary schools in Lilburn, and at Sweetwater Middle School in Lawrenceville, which feeds into Berkmar High. Under provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, schools that have not made state-mandated Adequate Yearly Progress standards for two or more consecutive years may fall into a category that allows transfers. According to Gwinnett County Schools, once schools that are in “needs improvement” status must make AYP two years in a row to move out of that status, during which time transfers…