Monthly Archives: December 2014

Instructional Rounds – Year 3

The division leadership team has been engaged in the third year of instructional rounds this semester. The “rounds” model is one borrowed from the medical field in order to better connect division administrators to the most important work that takes … Continue reading

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Virtual Holiday Read Aloud

There’s no better place to be during the weeks leading up to the winter holidays than an elementary school: the activities, the smiles, and the contagious positive energy. Every time I get a chance, during the month of December, to … Continue reading

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Partners in the Arts – Engaging Creative Thinkers Awards

University of Richmond’s Partners in the Arts is now accepting proposals for funding for the 2015-16 PIA Engaging Creative Thinkers Awards. The proposal deadline for projects is February 16, 2015 at 5:00PM. Please visit PIA’s awards page for more information, … Continue reading

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Poetry Out Loud Returns to GHS for a Second Year

On Tuesday, December 2, Goochland High School hosted its second Poetry Out Loud school-wide poetry recitation competition. Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation contest, and last year saw then-junior Morgan Potts represent Goochland High School for the first time … Continue reading

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The Virginia State Reading Association Announces that Goochland’s Partnership with the University of Virginia will be Featured at their Annual Conference this Spring

In August we partnered with a team from the University of Virginia and the Central Virginia Writing Project on a year-long effort to develop a guiding document focused on writing instruction in our schools. In addition to the development of … Continue reading

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Goochland Elementary School Principal, Mrs. Tina McCay, Recognized by VASCD with 2014 Impact Award

It was announced today, December 4, 2014, that Tina McCay, Principal of Goochland Elementary School, is the recipient of Virginia ASCD’s 2014 Impact Award for Region 1. In the announcement made by Laurie McCullough, VASCD‘s Executive Director, Mrs. McCay was … Continue reading

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