SVGS Students 3rd Place in GIS

Congratulations to SVGS seniors, Campbell Thompson and Kaylee Mills, who earned third prize in the JMU GIS Map Contest! JMU received 79 entries for their Geospatial Semester Map Contest this year from across Virginia. Click here to see their project.  These ladies analyzed the location of volleyball hits of their opponents in order to determine […]

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REMINDER: Sign-up for SUMMER MUSIC CAMPS Due May 15

The 1st Annual Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Summer Music Camp will be held at the Governor’s School in Fishersville! There are two different sessions offered: “Join the Circle, Get in the Line: Traditional Appalachian Music and Dance” – June 5-8 and “Music Theory and Composition” – June 12-15. All sessions are from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. […]

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For 2017-18 Accepted Students and their Parents

To help you with course selections and answer any remaining questions you might have prior to signing the “Memo of Understanding,”  I will be available on Monday, April 17, and Thursday, April 20, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at SVGS to assist all accepted students.  I will make a brief formal presentation beginning promptly at […]

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SVGS Summer Music Camps

  The 1st Annual Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Summer Music Camp will be held at the Governor’s School in Fishersville! There are two different sessions offered: “Join the Circle, Get in the Line: Traditional Appalachian Music and Dance” – June 5-8 and “Music Theory and Composition” – June 12-15. All sessions are from 9 a.m.-12 […]

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SVGS Math Modeling Team Recognized

A special congratulations to the students who participated in the Mega Moody Math Challenge!  Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School received an Honorable Mention putting the team’s solution in the top 8% of all solutions submitted nationally.   A team prize of $1,000 associated with the recognition of their solution. See results at https://m3challenge.siam.org/newsroom/winning-teams-2017-moodys-mega-math-challenge. Read the problem here. See […]

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SVGS Students Recognized at Regional Science Fair, March 7

Forty-eight SVGS research students participated in the 2017 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 Warren County […]

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SVGS Art Exhibit at the Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Opening Reception Feb. 4

  We are so grateful to The Shenandoah Valley Art Center for letting us showcase our students’ work in this beautiful setting. The Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School offers a regional art program that connects visual arts juniors and seniors with other talented students from Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro. Our college-level studio setting encourages students […]

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SVGS Speaker Series: “Giving Voice”

Giving Voice: Lunchtime Speakers in the Humanities The Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School is proud to introduce Giving Voice, a new series of lunchtime guest speakers for winter semester 2017. Sponsored by the school’s Parent Support Advisory Council and the Humanities program working with a team of students, Giving Voice is bringing four distinguished speakers in […]

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