Monthly Archives: March 2013

GHS Clubs Flourish

I had the opportunity to join Mrs. Holloway-Costa, GHS English teacher, and eight members of her Poetry Club on Thursday evening as they discussed literature, enjoyed some chocolate-covered gummy worms, and laughed … a lot. We know that students who … Continue reading

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FAQs: Kindergarten Registration

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 1. When can children begin kindergarten? State guidelines dictate that a child who is five years old on or before September 30 of the upcoming school year should enroll in kindergarten. 2. How do I … Continue reading

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GES’s 2nd “Full STEAM Ahead Day” – A Tremendous Success

Goochland Elementary School hosted its Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead Day last week. It was a true school and community event. S – Science

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VDOE: Call for Nominations for Board of Education Advisory Committees: 2013-2016 Term

The Virginia Board of Education is seeking nominees to serve a three-year term on advisory committees appointed by the Board. The Board of Education currently has five advisory committees. Please note that for some of the advisory committees, specific categories … Continue reading

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Letter to Parents of 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th Grade Students – March 15, 2013

March 15, 2013 Dear Parents of 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th Grade Students: This correspondence will look familiar to parents of fourth and fifth grade students. It’s similar to a letter I’ve sent home each of the last two school … Continue reading

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VDOE Releases Spring 2012 Tests

The Virginia Department of Education just released the following SOL tests from the Spring 2012 test administration: These released assessments can be accessed HERE. VDOE also released the following statement regarding other content areas: “Due to the potential impact of … Continue reading

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VDOE Report Cards to Undergo Renovation

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is partnering with the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) to redesign VDOE’s online School Report Cards for public schools, school divisions, and the state. The views of stakeholders and other report card users are … Continue reading

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GMS Curriculum Fair Rescheduled

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FIRST Robotics Team Puts It All Together

Best of luck to Goochland High School’s FIRST Robotics team – “The Junkyard Dogs” – who is competing at the Siegel Center today, tomorrow, and Saturday.

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Grade 6 Math Bridge Course

Dear Parents of 5th Grade Students, For the first time, we will be offering a 3-week summer math course—Grade 6 Math Bridge—in July to rising 6th graders as an opportunity to strengthen skills in preparation for success in honors level … Continue reading

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