Monthly Archives: January 2013

2013 Summer Regional Governor’s School

Dear 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders Eligible to Apply for the Summer Regional Governor’s School and Parents, The Summer Regional Governor’s School at the MathScience Innovation Center is a great opportunity to broaden middle school students’ learning and gain invaluable … Continue reading

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Instructional Council Begins Work

About two months ago we “put out a call” (via the division Web page, paper copies, etc.) to see if school-community stakeholders would be interested in helping to chart the course for the future of GCPS’s instructional programming. We tagged … Continue reading

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Math Training Continues

Our elementary teachers spent part of their evening yesterday talking mathematics – specifically, strategies for ensuring students’ deep understanding of concepts and skills. Monday was part one of a three-part workshop series led by Mrs. Jodi Chewning and Mrs. Anne … Continue reading

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Byrd Elementary Students Steal the Show

Mrs. Glenda Hawk’s First LEGO League (FLL) Team – Granny Helpers – were as prepared and polished as everyone else who spoke Tuesday evening. Students told the School Board and the public about their recent experiences at the regional (where … Continue reading

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Delegate Peter F. Farrell Visits with GHS Seniors

The trend of government officials visiting our schools continued this week as Delegate Peter F. Farrell (R – 56th District) spent time with Ms. Erin Yearout-Patton’s senior government classes. (Governor Bob McDonnell delivered his January 3 press conference from Goochland … Continue reading

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