Monthly Archives: February 2013

GMS 8th Graders Shine in Blue Ridge Interviews

This morning I had the distinct privilege of participating in the Blue Ridge Virtual Governor’s School interviews for 8th grade students interested in consideration for the 9-12 grade program. Throughout the day our students demonstrated poise, confidence, and competence. As … Continue reading

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Annual Goochland Bulldog 5K

Access the brochure for this year’s 5K here.

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GCPS Well Represented at Governor McDonnell’s Inaugural STEM-H Day

Goochland County Public Schools remained on the leading edge of the STEM (science – technology – engineering – mathematics) conversation in Virginia this week. Through our growing partnership with the Science Museum of Virginia, GCPS represented all elementary school students … Continue reading

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Exploration of Growth Measures

Through committee, we will spend the next several weeks exploring the best growth measures available to K-12 educators. Principals and directors have helped identify our GCPS Committee on Growth Measures who will be responsible for bringing forward feedback from the … Continue reading

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Reality Store – “…an incredible reality check”

The Reality Store program at Goochland High School took place today thanks to Ms. Jocelyn Dailey, many school and community volunteers, and our 4-H cooperative. GHS juniors and seniors spent part of their school day working their way through a … Continue reading

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Goochland Elementary School’s Student Leadership Initiative Takes Center Stage

One of the brightest highlights of Tuesday evening’s School Board meeting was the presentation given by a group of Goochland Elementary School’s fourth grade student-leaders. The students were joined by Mrs. Krystle Demas, 4th Grade Teacher, Ms. Kim Watts, Music … Continue reading

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Saturday School …

… and they came in bunches! This morning Goochland County Public Schools hosted its first-ever Conundrum Day, a STEM (science – technology – engineering – math) experience designed for elementary students. The event was the result of the initiative, hard … Continue reading

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GMS Curriculum Fair

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Letter to Parents of Upper Elementary Students

Dear Parents of Third, Fourth and Fifth Graders, Times of transition are always some of the most challenging for all of us. For our students, those major transitions include kindergarten entrance, the transition from grade 5 to 6, from grade … Continue reading

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Senator Warner Announces Service Academy Day 2013

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