New Student Orientation 2015

The Central Virginia Governor's School for Science and Technnology's New Student Orientation (NSO) Days for our incoming junior class will be held on Monday, June 8, Tuesday, June 9, Wednesday, June 10, and Friday, August 7. The times for all four days are from 9 am until 3 pm.

30th Anniversary Gala Was a Huge Success!

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to support the Governor's School at the Gala!  It was a great success, and that was due to all the time, talents, and resources our fantastic CVGS staff, families, and partners invested into making it great!

CVGS Research at Oak Ridge National Lab

Today the Oak Ridge National Lab released an article about CVGS junior Cameron Roberts and the research he did in conjuction with ORNL.  Check out the story by clicking the article's title below!


2015 Recognition Reception

Central Virginia Governor’s School for Science and Technology
Student Awards 2015
Our Annual Recognition Reception took place on Monday, April 27, 2015.  The program for the evening can be found at this link: CVGS Recognition Reception Program 2015.  The following awards were announced at the CVGS annual Recognition Reception.  We are proud of the achievements of all the students who were recognized that evening.

CVGS Research Symposium

On Thursday, April 23, 2015, CVGS will host its annual Research Symposium.  Juniors will give ten minute presentations of their research projects, and everyone is welcome to come and support student research.  The program for the evening is attached HERE.

Spring Reminders 2015

This message has four important reminders for our families.  First, CVGS will have math semester exams on Monday, April 20, and science exams on Wednesday, April 22.  Exam periods for all students are from 7:40 am until 10:10 am.  Students are permitted to leave if they finish an exam before the end of the exam period.  

Second, as indicated on our academic calendar, we will be open tomorrow, Saturday, April 18, from 9 am until noon.  Faculty members will be here to assist students who come in for extra help preparing for exams.  

2015-16 Calendar Approved

On April 1, 2015, the CVGS Governing Board approved the academic calendar for 2015-16.  You can find the calendar HERE.

State Science & Engineering Fair

On March 28, nine CVGS students competed in the Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair held at VMI in a field of over 200 projects from across the state. They represented us well! Students representing CVGS were Michael Xu, Chris Drumheller,Wynn Kingston Bailey, Bobby Brooks Carlson, Katie Selmer, Sarah Phillips, Andrew Creel, Savhanna Long, Whitley Drinkard. Congratulations for being among the best research projects in the state!
A special congratulations to Bobby Carlson who placed 3rd overall in the Mathematical Science Category!

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…/