Monthly Archives: February 2014

Goochland Middle School Celebrates Black History Month 2014

On Wednesday Goochland Middle School students and staff gathered to recognize Black History Month. The event included an opening message from Ms. Jennifer Smith, Principal, followed by an impressive performance by the Goochland High School Dance Ensemble. Mr. Jay Sykes, … Continue reading

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Training on Growth Assessments Continues: Measures of Academic Progress (MAP)

Several teams received intensive training last week related to NWEA’s Measures of Academic Progress assessment. The intention of the day-long workshop was to create expert teams in the area of data use and reporting for each school faculty. The training … Continue reading

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Maggie L. Walker’s Science Day for Students in Grades 6 and 7

Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School invites all area 6th and 7th grade students to their annual Governor’s School Science Day. The event will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School in Richmond City. Sponsored … Continue reading

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RES Student Council Association Collects 134 Pairs of Shoes for Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services

Student leadership is taking place everywhere …

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STEM Camp 2014!

Goochland County Public School’s 3rd Anual STEM Camp will take place June 16-20. STEM Camp has become a summer highlight for students, families, and faculty members alike. Information will be coming home with students in the next few weeks; in … Continue reading

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May Testing Calendar

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Richmond Area Reading Council’s “Writing Extravaganza”

The Richmond Area Reading Council’s 2014 Writing Extravaganza is open to students in grades 3-12 – and it’s a great way for our children to be recognized regionally for their ability as authors.

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Mr. Bruce Watson Recognized with Meritorious Service Award

Mr. Bruce Watson, Director of Career & Technical Education, was honored yesterday at the annual Virginia Children’s Engineering Convention with the annual Meritorious Service Award. Mr. Watson was recognized for his efforts in making STEM principles (science, technology, engineering, and … Continue reading

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Teacher Teams to Present Locally and Nationally

Several GCPS teacher teams have been selected to present their work at upcoming state and national conferences. Professional presentations are chosen from among the best and brightest educators – and those selected are so because their work demonstrates relevance, expertise, … Continue reading

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Richmond Symphony to Work with Secondary Students

Several Goochland High School and Goochland Middle School students will have the opportunity to participate in the Richmond Symphony’s Musical Ambassadors Program this spring. On behalf of the Goochland Education Foundation and a generous donation from the Rotary Club of … Continue reading

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