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.

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.

Central VA Regional Science Fair Winners

The 37th annual Central Virginia Regional Science Fair was held on March 8, 2014, at Central Virginia Community College. There were 82 students entered from high schools representing Amherst County, Appomattox County, Bedford County, Campbell County and the City of Lynchburg. The fair is an affiliate of the International Science and Engineering Fair. The Fair's website is
The following honors were awarded at the fair: 

Central VA Regional Science Fair Schedule

As a convenience for our students and parents, please find the revised schedule for the Central Virginia Regional Science Fair below.  
Central Virginia Regional Science Fair Revised Schedule
March 7
Project set-up will not take place as scheduled. CVCC is closed. 

AREVA Donates $10,000 to CVGS Foundation

LYNCHBURG, Va., February 21,  2014 – As part of its National Engineers Week celebration, AREVA presented the Central Virginia Governor’s School of Science and Technology (CVGS) with a $10,000 donation to their Foundation’s Opportunities Endowment. The endowment funds support student research opportunities and educational trips during the year. This is the fifth consecutive year that AREVA has made this donation to CVGS.

Internships Canceled February 14, 2014

This message is to let our parents and students know that, due to the weather conditions, Governor's School internships are canceled for Friday, February 14, 2014.  As you know, we will not be in school tomorrow, and it seems unlikely that we will be in school on Friday.  Additionally, as noted on our calendar, Monday is a teacher workday.  Therefore, we hope everyone will stay safe and warm during the snow storm, and we will look forward to seeing you on our next student day.