Monthly Archives: March 2014

Social Media Roundtable: NEW DATE

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GCPS Fine Arts Festival

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The Division’s First Round of Integrated Performance Assessments

These images certainly don’t reflect what we typically think of when we think of students taking a test: As part of the division’s Balanced Assessment Project, students are being introduced to formal “Integrated Performance Assessments” (IPAs). GCPS considers IPAs to … Continue reading

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GCPS Team Completes Children’s Engineering Course

Here’s the best definition of Children’s Engineering I’ve seen: Preparing the students of today to become productive citizens of the future requires our educational system to promote life-long learners who are able to work together to solve realistic problems and … Continue reading

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GCPS Band Program Excels as Regional Competition Host

The GCPS Band Program recently hosted a significant regional competition at Goochland High School. More than two dozen area bands participated in the event, one highlighted by outstanding ratings for our scholar-performers. Mr. Jay Sykes commented, “I am proud to … Continue reading

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Celebrate Youth Art in Our Schools Month

The Virginia Department of Education recently announced that March has been designated as Youth Art Month by the The Council for Art Education, Inc. Youth Art Month (YAM) is an annual observance designed to emphasize the value of visual arts … Continue reading

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