South Gwinnett High School celebrating 60th anniversary

3:33 p.m Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 Gwinnett County
Emmett Clower Studio in Snellville
It's been 50 years since the first wave of students entered the doors of South Gwinnett High, a school formed through a marriage of rival institutions in Snellville and Grayson. Here's a look at the 1959-1960 South Gwinnett High School football team.

South Gwinnett High School is holding a weekend-long celebration of its 60th anniversary. 

The Snellville school first opened its doors for the 1957-1958 school year. To mark 60 years of education, South Gwinnett will hold nine events, including alumni football, volleyball and kickball games.

When to do Black Friday shopping at Mall of Georgia, Sugarloaf Mills

PHOTOS: Memories of South Gwinnett High School

The celebration has events for both alumni and their families, with a family basketball event and a cookout with food trucks, vendors and bouncy houses. 

The full schedule of events is below:

6-7 p.m.: Meet and greet for South Gwinnett High alumni 

7-8:30 p.m.: South alumni game: blue vs. gray 

9-10 a.m.: Continental breakfast (SGHS commons) 

9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.: Registration and hospitality (SGHS lobby) 

9:30-10:30 a.m.: SGHS family basketball clinic (B-gym) 

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Alumni volleyball match (new gym) 

12:30-2 p.m.: Alumni kickball game (softball field) 

3-6 p.m.: Family cookout on the south lawn (food truck, vendors, bouncy house) 

2-4 p.m.: 60th anniversary celebration in the theater

Like Gwinnett County News on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter and Instagram

Officials tell Channel 2 they are taking precautions.
View full experience