Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fifth Grade Students Visit Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School & The Science Museum of Virginia

All of our fifth grade students will have visited Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School this fall. Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies is a regional “magnet” public high school in Richmond, which draws a student community … Continue reading

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September Letter to Our Families

Dear GCPS Families, On behalf of the division instructional leadership team, it is with tremendous enthusiasm that I welcome you to the 2013-14 school year. The positive energy in all five of our schools has been contagious these past four … Continue reading

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“Read to Win” Program a Success Once Again

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Community and School Advisory Committees

August and September have ushered in the first advisory committee meetings of the new school year. We have many. These meetings are always open to the public, and we welcome interested stakeholders to the second round:

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EMT Course Open House

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Instructional Rounds Continue – Year 2

The division instructional leadership will be engaged in Instructional Rounds once again this school year. The “rounds” model is borrowed from the medical field in order to better connect division administrators to the important work taking place in classrooms every … Continue reading

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Division Releases Updated Balanced Literacy Plan

After months of work by a talented team of teachers, the division’s revised Balanced Literacy Plan (rev 2013) was released last week. The document provides for an updated, streamlined guide for the division’s elementary literacy program. The resource was augmented … Continue reading

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