CVGS Students Go To VJSHS

Congratulations to the five students who were selected to represent CVGS while presenting their research at the Virginia Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at James Madison University on March 19-20, 2015. The students (Eric Wiger, Daniel Hanson, Katie Selmer, Alanna VanValkenburgh, and Sarah Phillips) did an outstanding job both presenting their research and fielding questions from the judges. A special congratulations to Alanna and Sarah for recognition for excellence in oral presentation and excellence in research methods respectively!

Central Virginia Science Fair

The 38th annual Central Virginia Regional Science Fair was held on March 7 at Central Virginia Community College. There were 69 students entered from high school students representing Amherst County, Appomattox County, Bedford County, Campbell County and the City of Lynchburg Public Schools. The fair is an affiliate of the International Science and Engineering Fair. The Fair's website is:…/central-virginia-reg…/

AREVA Continues to Support CVGS

LYNCHBURG, Va., February 25, 2015 – As part of its National Engineers Week celebration, AREVA Inc. presented the Central Virginia Governor’s School for Science and Technology (CVGS) with a $10,000 donation. The CVGS Foundation supports access to advanced technology, unique research projects, trips to university research laboratories and state-level symposiums, student recognition programs, and scholarships for graduating students.

CVGS Goes to Richmond

On Monday, February 9, 2015, five CVGS students went with Dr. Smith to Richmond to meet with area legislators.  The delegation included three seniors,  Dan Brown, Ravdeep Mathone, and Haley Roeser, and two juniors, Whitley Drinkard and Sam LeFew.  The students first met with House delegates Kathy Byron, Ben Cline, and Scott Garrett, and then observed the House proceedings from the Gallery and were introduced to the House by Delegate Garrett.  The students were then able to meet with Senator Steve Newman and Senator Tom Garrett's legislative aide, Mr. Kevin Reynolds.

Congratulations to Scholarship Recipients!

Please click the link below to read the article in the News and Advance (from Wednesday, January 21, 2015) about three wonderful Central Virginia Governor's School for Science and Technology students who have been offered full ride scholarships to Ivy League schools for the fall.  Miss Victoria Davidjohn has an offer from Princeton, Mr. Tim Burnette has an offer from Grinnell, and Miss Rebekah Chun has an offer from Harvard.

Inclement Weather Reminder

As a reminder, whenever the Lynchburg City Schools are closed for inclement weather, the Governor's School is also closed.  In addition, due to our morning-only schedule, if the Lynchburg City Schools are delayed two hours, the Governor's School is closed.  

Exam Schedule Reminders

CVGS will have our math semester exams on Friday, December 12, and our science exams on Monday, December 15. Our exam periods for all students are from 7:40 a.m. until 10:10 a.m. Students are permitted to leave if they finish an exam before the end of the exam period.  

CVGS Parent/Teacher Conferences

Dear CVGS Parents/Guardians,

Good afternoon. This is Dr. Stephen Smith, Director of the Central Virginia Governor’s School.

CVGS Fall Upcoming Events

CVGS will be open this Saturday, September 13, from 9 am until noon.    Students are invited to come in to receive additional support from faculty members or just to work on their research or bridge projects. Attendance this Saturday is optional but encouraged.

Also, each student has recently received a CVGS laptop for use both inside and outside of school.  Students should charge their laptops each evening and bring them to school each day.  An Equipment Use Agreement is being finalized and will be coming home within the next few weeks.

CVGS Academic Calendar for 2014-15

The CVGS Governing Board has approved the CVGS Academic Calendar for 2014-15.  Click to access the CVGS Academic Calendar for 2014-15.