Students at McClure Health Science High School practice CPR on specially designed mannequins. The school opened this fall and has invited to public for a tour on Sunday, Sept. 29. COURTESY OF GWINNETT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Newest Gwinnett high school hosts community open house

Although Gwinnett County Public Schools’ McClure Health Science High School came online when school started in August, district officials want the community to see what the newest “theme” school is all about.

At 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, the school district invites the public to its official dedication ceremony. A reception and tour will follow the ceremony.

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McClure Health Science High School, located at 3921 Club Drive in Duluth, is named after Dr. Robert McClure, a former Gwinnett County Board of Education member and local physician.

The school is unique in that students learn a rigorous, college-preparatory curriculum through the lens of health science, combining coursework with practical experiences in a myriad of health science fields.

Program areas include: Patient Care, Allied Health, Health Informatics, and Advanced Medicine. The school’s four-year program begins with seminar courses and culminates with capstone projects and internships.

Information: gcpsk12.org/mcclurehealthsciencehs

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