CVGS 2013-14 Calendar Approved

The CVGS Governing Board has approved the CVGS Academic Calendar for 2013-14.  Click to access pdf of CVGS 2013-14 Calendar

CVGS Open Saturday, February 9, 2013

CVGS will be open this Saturday, February 9, from 9 a.m. until noon.   Attendance is optional but encouraged, and students may attend all or just part of the morning.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students to catch up on work, and we hope to see many of our students with us this weekend!

CVGS Prospective Student Open House Schedule

The Central Virginia Governor's School Prospective Student Open House schedule begins on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at 7 p.m. with our Open House for interested tenth and eleventh grade students from Amherst, Appomattox, and Bedford Counties.  Our second Open House will occur on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, also at 7 p.m., and this event is intended for interested tenth and eleventh grade students from Campbell County and Lynchburg City.  

CVGS First Semester Exam Schedule

In order to avoid conflicts with the exam schedules of our students' home high schools, the CVGS exam schedule begins with math exams on Friday, December 14, and then concludes with science exams on Monday, December 17.  As a related note, our last student day before the Winter Break is Thursday, December 20, and students return on Thursday, January 3, 2013.  

CVGS Open Saturday, December 8, 2012

CVGS will be open this Saturday, December 8, from 9 a.m. until noon.   Attendance is optional but encouraged, and the entire faculty will be here to work with any students who choose to attend.  This is a wonderful opportunity for students to catch up on work or prepare for their semester exams, and we hope to see many of our students with us this weekend!

CVGS Annual Egg Drop Competition

On Thursday, November 15, 2012, at approximately 9:30 a.m., the students at the Governor's School will gather around the pedestrian bridge in front of Heritage High School to enjoy our annual Egg Drop Competition!  The juniors will have their egg drop containers tested while the seniors and staff enjoy the fun, record the results, and help clean up!  The competition will end around 10:10, with prizes for the top three designs and the coveted Egg Drop Trophy going to the winner.  Next week we will post photos of the event to our website.

CVGS Open Saturday, October 27, 2012

We at CVGS want to remind our students that CVGS is open this Saturday, October 27, from 9 a.m. until noon.  Attendance is not mandatory, but it is encouraged.  Our students are invited to join us to work on research, math, or their science courses as we prepare for the end of the second six weeks on Friday, November 2, 2012.  Student are welcome to attend for all or only part of the morning, and we will look forward to seeing them this weekend!

Bridge Breaking Event Friday, September 21

We are excited to invite the parents of our senior students to our annual Senior Engineering Bridge Project Stress Testing Competition.  The competition is Friday, September 21, beginning about 8:15 a.m. at the Center for Advanced Engineering and Research in Forest, Virginia.  Directions to the Center can be found on the Center’s web site, and the link below is to a Google Map of the CAER.

CVGS Open Saturday, September 15, 2012

 

We at CVGS want to remind our students that CVGS is open this Saturday, September 15, from 9 a.m. until noon.  Attendance is not mandatory, but it is encouraged.  Our students are invited to join us to work on research, math, or their bridge projects as we prepare for the end of the first six weeks next Friday.  Student are welcome to attend for all or only part of the morning, and we will look forward to seeing them this weekend!

CVGS Back to School Potluck Dinner

The Central Virginia Governor's School will hold its annual Back to School Potluck Dinner for parents and students on Monday, August 20, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m.

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