Category Archives: Instruction

What Programs Should GCPS Career & Tech Offer Next?

The Career and Technical Education Department is seeking community input about current and possible future CTE courses at Goochland Middle School and Goochland High School.  The survey will be available from now until November 20th, 2015.  The survey consists of approximately … Continue reading

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GCPS and Historical Society Celebrate Start of Incredible Partnership

The History in our Hallways event at Goochland High School last week was a tremendous success. What started as an idea in superintendent James Lane’s vision for decorating school hallways has blossomed to become a thriving partnership between the Goochland … Continue reading

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GHS Artists Honored in Congressional Art Competition

Congratulations to the following GHS students who are participating in the Congressional Art Competition through Congressman Brat’s office: Gracie Jones Shelby Greenburg Campbell Ferguson There will be a  reception at Capital One at West Creek to honor these students and … Continue reading

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GMS EAGLES ACCEPTED TO SUMMER RESIDENTIAL LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Five GMS Eagles were accepted into the 2015 B.L.A.S.T. (Building Leaders for Advanced Science & Technology) Program, held on site at VT and UVa this summer: Hailey Hall Angela Thurston Margaret Black Berkley Winston James Hardy BLAST, a partnership between … Continue reading

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Parent Conferences March 23

GCPS staff & families, This is a reminder that the student holiday originally scheduled for March 23rd will now be a regular instructional day, in accordance with the 2014-15 school calendar. Parent-teacher conferences will still be held on March 23rd at each school from 4:30 to 7:00PM. This … Continue reading

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Congratulations To BES Robotics

The Byrd Robotics Team had an incredible weekend in Harrisonburg at the 3rd Annual First Lego League Competition! They arrived in Harrisonburg Friday evening, ate together as a team and then headed to downtown Harrisonburg to march in the Christmas parade! The … Continue reading

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GCPS Robotics Success

We want to congratulate our Robotics Program and the coaches & sponsors who are so faithfully pursuing the GCPS vision, inspiring the next generation to make a positive impact. This account from coach, Anne Moore, certainly offers evidence of that! … Continue reading

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Play On…

I cannot believe it was an accident when I encountered Ms. Hall’s interactive obstacle course at Byrd Elementary School just moments after hearing Dr. Peter Gray’s provocative talk on “The Decline of Play.” Gray, a research professor and author of … Continue reading

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BES Robotics Team Interacts with Professional Robotics Experts

Perrone Robotics, a company located in Charlottesville, VA that develops infrastructure software, hosted the Byrd Elementary Robotics Team on October 9th. Students learned from experts in the field how technology can be used to support the design and creation of robotics … Continue reading

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Goochland Fully Accredited, Top 3 in Region

From today’s Press Release: Goochland was one of 22 school divisions of the 132 in Virginia to have 100% of its schools earn full state accreditation.  This compares to 36 such school divisions last year and 87 the year before, … Continue reading

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