Since June 2010, many additional friends and supporters in Peachtree Corners, , Norcross and Duluth have come forward to lend their names and add value to each of the public schools in the Norcross and Duluth Clusters.
Under the umbrella of the Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) organization, the Norcross Cluster Schools Partnership and the Duluth Cluster Schools Foundation have organized community volunteers and other leaders to the seven Duluth and nine Norcross elementary, middle, and high schools.
In each Cluster, parents, teachers, business, and community leaders formed a not-for-profit organization to generate increased community interest and support for the schools in the two Clusters.
The Norcross Cluster Schools Partnership is a group of community and business leaders, and other volunteers who formed a new not-for-profit entity to enhance students’ experience in the public schools in the Norcross Cluster. See http://www.norcrosscsp.org for more information.
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has its own dedicated Foundation—the Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence—that raises funds for academics, the arts, and athletics at the high school. The Foundation’s major fund raiser—the Spring Gala—has a five-year record of fund raising achievements on behalf of Norcross High School. The Gala will continue to be the school’s major fund raiser.
The Norcross Cluster Schools Partnership works with the Norcross High School Foundation for Excellence on projects that benefit the high school.
Mission of the Norcross Cluster Schools Partnership is to encourage the achievements; enrich the experiences; and enhance the opportunities of all students in the Norcross Cluster through the efficient allocation of talents and resources of the parents, citizens, and businesses that create an environment in which all students can succeed.
Among the leaders of the Norcross Community Schools Partnership, a 501 (c) (3) organization, are:
- Carolyn Collins – Past President
- Kim Dorough - President
- Ranae Heaven, CPA - Director
Tax-deductible donations may be at to the Norcross Community Schools Partnership through the Gwinnett County Public Schools Foundation to the attention of Executive Director Kelly Herndon atKelly_Herndon@gwinnett.k12.ga.us.