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.

New Student Orientation Information

New Student Orientation (NSO) for our incoming juniors for 2014-15 will occur on June 9, 10, and 11, as well as on Friday, August 8, 2014.
 
Students will report to The Governor's School before 9 am on each of these days, and the day will end at 3 pm.  On most days, students will need to bring a bag lunch; we will provide pizza and drinks for our students on Wednesday, June 11.  Student should wear school-appropriate clothes on all days.  
 
The specific agendas for all New Student Orientation Days can be found at the following links:

Research Symposium at LC on May 20, 2014

As the culminating activity of our research course, our juniors will be presenting their research projects in Schewel Hall on the Lynchburg College campus on Tuesday, May 20, 2014, beginning at 8 am and ending at 10 am.  Each student will present for ten minutes, and there will be two minutes between presentations.  
 

Senior Science Scenario Presentations 2014

Senior Science Scenario Presentations
 
We are proud to announce that our Senior Science Scenario (S-Cubed) presentations will take place on Wednesday, May 21, and Thursday, May 22, beginning at 7:15 am and ending at 10:20 am. The students will be presenting on the stage of the Sydnor Performance Area in Schewel Hall on the Lynchburg College campus.  The student presentations will address, through modeling, how changes in one aspect of the biosphere might affect other aspects in 50 years.  
 

CVGS Recognition Reception Awards

Central Virginia Governor’s School for Science and Technology Awards 2014
 
Our Annual Recognition Reception took place on Monday, April 28, 2014.  The program for the evening can be found at this link: CVGS Recognition Reception Program 2014.
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.
 
The Faculty Award of Excellence

State Science Fair Winners

Ten CVGS students participated in the 29th Annual Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair held on March 29 at Virginia Military Institute. State category winners from Central Virginia included the following:

Second Place, Physics and Astronomy: Galen Shen
Third Place, Engineering Materials & Bioengineering: Rachel Nagley
Virginia Dental $100 Award, Tim Burnette

Other CVGS participants included Mikayla Carlton, Chelsea Cereghino, Danielle Garrett, Sam Lee, Ravdeep Mathone, Haley Roeser, and Tyler Williams.

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