Category Archives: Leadership

Apple Executives Present GCPS with International Award

For its 1:1 iPad program at Byrd Elementary, Goochland Elementary, Randolph Elementary, and Goochland Middle Schools, Goochland County Public Schools is pleased to announce that it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished Program for 2015–2017 for its implementation of … Continue reading

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Congratulations Dr. Ballard!

Please join us in congratulating Goochland High School assistant principal, Quentin Ballard, who has earned his doctoral degree! Quentin earned a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from Virginia Tech last week. Quentin’s research was focused on … Continue reading

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RES Students Raise 3K for Charity and Celebrate Honor

Randolph Elementary kicked off the school year with the theme of “Recognizing Every Strength.” Not only did students acknowledge their academic strengths, they also found other ways to show they were strong — as leaders, athletes, good citizens and great … Continue reading

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ANNE MOORE RECEIVES PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

Goochland Middle School teacher, Anne Moore, was recently named by the President one of 108 mathematics and science teachers to receive the prestigiousPresidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. This year’s awardees represent all 50 states, the District of Columbia, … Continue reading

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NEW DIRECTOR OF EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION NAMED IN GOOCHLAND

After an exhaustive search the Goochland County Public School division has named Mrs. Jennifer Waggener as Director of Exceptional Education. Mrs. Waggener replaces Debbie Beasley, who is retiring after a 40 year career in education, 27 of which were spent … 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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BES Student Honored in Essay Contest

BES’ Alyson Foskey was awarded 3rd place overall in the Richmond District PTA Citizenship Essay Contest.  The topic of the essay was, “I can positively influence my peers by…”  Her family was invited to a reception held last week Atlee … Continue reading

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February 2015 ECCHO Award Winners

The school board recognized February’s ECCHO Award recipients during the regularly scheduled February 10th meeting. Goochland’s ECCHO Award is designed to recognize individuals for displays of the the division’s 5 core values, Excellence, Creativity, Courage, Honor and Optimism.  The awards … Continue reading

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Understanding Student Cultures

Great tools and insight from the VSBA this month regarding the creation of culturally safe school environments. There is no “one size fits all” way of communicating with all of the cultures that comprise our wonderfully diverse schools. Each one comes … Continue reading

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