SVGS Month in Review: September, 2015 – EXPERIENCES and COMMUNITY

Experiences AP Environmental Science/ Visual Arts/Geospatial Information Systems:  Frontier Culture Musuem AP Environmental Science students observedthe effects of invasive, introduced, and exotic species on biodiversity and see the results of genetic research with the American Chestnut to combat the invasive species Chestnut blight. Visual Arts students traveled to the museum for photography and sketching onsite. Studio I focused […]

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SVGS Month in Review: September, 2015 – HIGHLIGHTS

SOLAR GRANT AWARDED SVGS was  selected as one of four schools in Virginia school in the Dominion Solar for Schools program!  The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, has selected four K-12 schools in Virginia to pilot this program. SVGS will receive a 1-kilowatt photovoltaic system that converts sunlight into electric power, a data acquistion system and […]

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SVGS Month in Review: September, 2015 – ACADEMICS

*We will begin a “Month in Review” series to highlight academics, student experiences, community events and happenings at SVGS.  SCIENCE, MATH, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY Advanced Calculus:Multivariable – Students focused on vectors and geometry of space and learned to use a tool Maple, a computer algebra system, to visulaize and explore vectors in space.  We plunged into the […]

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SVGS Strategic Plan 2015-2020

SVGS begins its implementation of a new strategic plan for 2015-2020! This plan builds on SVGS’s committment to student learning, relevance and continuous improvement. Click  below to review the strategic plan and other related documents: 2015-2020 SVGS Strategic Plan (full pdf version) 2015-2020 SVGS Strategic Plan Overview (pdf presentation of highlights from plan) 2015-16 School Profile […]

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REMINDER: 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.   Any changes in the normal SVGS schedule are posted on our website, facebook, and  twitter. NOTICE TO PARENTS & STUDENTS:  You may customize how you wish to be notified by […]

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Parent Meeting, Monday 9/21: College Admissions and the Redesigned PSAT/SAT

Monday, September 21– Parent Presentation: “The College Application Process” @ 6:30 p.m. at SVGS   This presentation is open to all SVGS students and parents. The session will include a discussion of ways to minimize stress in the college application process and  suggestions for testing and advice on the college admissions process regarding the re-designed PSAT […]

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Parent Support Advisory Committee (PSAC)

SVGS parents, you are cordially invited to work with our Parent Support Advisory Committee (PSAC) this year! The PSAC will have an organizational  meeting for 2015-16 on September 21 at 5:30 pm.  Please click here for the agenda.  (This is immediately prior to Mr. Ingersoll’s presentation on college admissions and changes to the SAT.) Primary agenda […]

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2015-16 College Information for SVGS

There are several upcoming opportunities to assist students and parents in the college selection and admissions process.  Please see below.  SAT Prep Class Many of you have asked about opportunities to better prepare for SAT’s.  Please refer to the information in the forwarded email below regarding an upcoming SAT prep class at BRCC’s Augusta Center […]

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SVGS Back to School Information

IMPORTANT DATES Wednesday, August 19 FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL (ALL STUDENTS!) *Seniors will receive schedules that morning. 7:41 a.m. for HR Thursday, August 20 “Back to School” night for Arts & Humanities students and parents 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Monday, August 24 Parent Support Advisory Council Meeting (PSAC) 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Monday, August 24“Back […]

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