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Photos from Open House 2016

Thanks to all our visitors for attending our open house!  Please click here to see photos of a great evening full of positive energy and enthusiasm about learning! Best to all for a safe and wonderful spring break!

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SVGS Open House, March 24

The Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School will host an open house Thursday March 24, from 5:30-8:15 p.m. The event will offer a variety of performances, readings, art exhibits and demonstrations, science presentations and poster sessions, senior project displays and class demonstrations.  See schedule of events for STEM and Arts and Humanities below. Open House Schedule for […]

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SVGS Robotics Team #3361 Recognized Again!

This past weekend March 18-20,Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School’s FIRST Robotics Team (The Governators) competed in the FIRST Robotics Hampton Virginia District Event in Portsmouth. In this competition, the team won the Engineering Inspiration Award!   The Engineering Inspiration Award celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school and community. In addition, […]

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SVGS Electric Vehicle Team in Spring Thaw 2016

Written by SVGS EV Team The EV team headed to Garysburg, North Carolina this past weekend to participate in NCCAR’s Spring Thaw Event. The event was designed to be an opportunity for teams to get practice in events such as autocross and acceleration. On Friday, the team designed and set up an autocross course for all of […]

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Congratulations to SVGS Robotics Team #3361!

This past weekend, the  Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School’s FIRST Robotics Team (The Governators) competed in the FIRST Robotics Southwest Virginia District Event in Blacksburg. The team won the Judges’ Award!  The Judges Award is given when judges believe a team’s unique efforts, performance, or dynamics merit recognition.  Congratulations to the team for their recognition and outstanding work! A […]

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SVGS Research Students Recognized at Regional Science Fair

Fifty -two SVGS research students participated in the 2016 Shenandoah Valley Regional Science Fair sponsored by James Madison University on March 8. The Shenandoah Valley Regional Science Fair is affiliated with the ISEF (International Science and Engineering Fair). Participating localities included: Highland County Bath County Rockbridge County Staunton City Winchester City Page County Harrisonburg City […]

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Open House, March 24

The Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School will host an open house Thursday March 24, from 5:30-8:15 p.m. The event will offer a variety of performances, readings, art exhibits and demonstrations, science presentations and poster sessions, senior project displays and class demonstrations.  A schedule of events will be posted here by March 19. Every other year, SVGS conducts […]

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SVGS Delayed Scheduled – Friday, 3/4

Governor’s School will operate on a two hour delayed schedule,Friday, March 4 due to hazardous weather. Students should report no later than 9:30 a.m See below for 2 hour delay schedule.  Both STEM and AH will have a lecture schedule. 1st      9:30 – 10:03 2nd   10:05 – 10:37 3rd   10:39– 11:11 4th    11:13 – 11:45** **PLEASE NOTE […]

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NEW UPDATE: As of 2/29 STATE BUDGET AMENDMENT AFFECTING FUNDING OF SVGS

Thank you for your recent support regarding state funding of Academic Year Governor’s Schools and House Budget Amendment 139#13h.  Your efforts helped; the previous language in 139#13h directing most funds to a minority of Governor’s Schools has been removed.   However, we continue to need your assistance.  We are now concerned with the current, House Committee […]

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