Cogito Young Scientist – Jack Frisbie

Congratulations to Jack Frisbie, junior, WMHS who was named “Cogitorian of the Week” for the week of 11/20 by in their series of recognizing young scientists!   Click here to see Jack’s profile. is an on-line community for talented youth around the world interested in math, science and technology.  Students are connected to […]

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SVGS Exams – Dec. 8-12

As we enter into November, we are fast approaching the end of SVGS’s first semester.  SVGS will have exams in December 8-12.  Please click here to see the exam schedule for the week of 12/8.  Students received this information and the exam schedule in early November. A few reminders so everyone may prepare and plan appropriately: […]

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FIRST Lego League Tournament

On Saturday, Nov. 22, about 200 elementary and middle school students from the Shenandoah Valley will compete in the FIRST LEGO LEAGUE World Class competition at Shelburne Middle School. The competition is sponsored by Staunton City Schools and Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School.  SVGS faculty, engineering students and FIRST Robotics team will work with staff from […]

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SVGS Information Session, Monday 11/24

 SVGS will offer an information session for prospective students on Monday, Nov, 24, 6:30 p.m. at SVGS.  This will provide 8th, 9th and 10th grade parents and students an opportunity to visit SVGS and to learn more about our program, requirements and admissions process.  

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SVGS Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, SVGS follows the Augusta County school schedule. Parents and students should listen/watch for announcements regarding Augusta County Schools. As a reminder, students and parents should listen/watch for announcements regarding Augusta County Schools.  Any changes in the normal SVGS schedule are posted on our website, facebook, and  twitter.  Parents will […]

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PSAC News for SVGS Parents, 11/18/14

The PSAC (Parent Support and Advisory Council) fundraising campaign kicks off this week.  Please click here to see the fundraising letter . ​The “Cliff Note” or “Spark Note” version is:  PLEASE send any monetary donation ​to the SVGS Office Manager, Debbie Conner by December 31st. The school has so many exciting plans this year and we […]

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SVGS Engineering Students Visit Invista, Inc.

On Oct. 23, the SVGS Intro to Engineering classes visited the Lycra® R&D and manufacturing facilities of INVISTA, Inc.  During the visit, INVISTA engineers discussed the work they do and their respective career paths, and the students received a tour of the plant and the R&D lab.

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SVGS Theatre Seniors Recognized At Virginia Theatre Association Conference

Nine seniors representing the Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School advanced to the finals this weekend at the Virginia Theatre Association Secondary School One-Act Play Competition with their production of Almost, Maine by John Cariani. The SVGS cast members included: Katarina Capaldi (Stuarts Draft High School), Joe Evans (Wilson Memorial High School), Sam Hart (Waynesboro High School), […]

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SVGS Electric Vehicle Team News – Fall, 2014

This year is off to a rapid start with car shows and events. We’ve also benefitted from some generous donations that will help us to continue the momentum from last year. We look forward to a productive year, with more public appearances and competitions on the horizon. It started with the Staunton Car Show on […]

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SURVEY: Help SVGS Plan for 2015-2020

Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School (SVGS) is developing a strategic plan for 2015-2020. SVGS is a public high school program serving 11th and 12th grade students in Augusta County, Staunton and Waynesboro schools. As part of our planning process, we are inviting the community to provide input by soliciting opinions through an on-line survey.  Please take a […]

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