Governor's School News

Engineering Joint-Site Event

electrochemical cell experiment

The GSSV STEM Pre-engineering students from the Daniel and Christanna campuses came together in March to share and participate in exploratory activities that detailed electrochemical cells.

GSSV Teacher Receives Award

There are some amazing teachers out there – Super Teachers, in fact, and many of them are right here in Virginia. Amy McClure is one of those teachers, and that’s why she was selected to receive the 2016 Virginia Lottery Super Teacher award.

Mission to Mars

Shown with Chemistry and Senior Research Instructor Deborah Hamilton (left to right) are James Miles of Bluestone High School and Finn McKinley of Amelia County High School.

Two members of the Governor's School of Southside Virginia were among 180 students selected to attend the Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) program.

Surveying Outreach

Dr. Eric Pyle, JMU geology professor visited the campus on October 22nd. The students were led by Dr. Pyle dressed in period costume as a surveyor from 1700s.

Dr. Eric Pyle, JMU geology professor visited the campus on October 22nd. The students were led by Dr. Pyle dressed in period costume as a surveyor from 1700s.

GSSV Students Launch Rocket

rocket launch

The rocket was the STEM senior class project for the Governor's School of Southside Virginia. The crew reported "a very successful launch" at the Naval Auxiliary Landing Field Fentress in Chesapeake, Virginia. [VIDEO]

GSSV Instructor Recognized

Deborah Hamilton, a chemistry and senior research instructor at The Governor’s School of Southside Virginia, was nominated by Finn McKinley as a Summer Residential Governor’s School Outstanding Educator.

Nottoway Students Recognized

Victoria Guillen and Destiny Proffitt, seniors at The Governor's School of Southside Virginia were recognized at the Alberta Senior Symposium.

Greensville Students Recognized

Greensville Students

Hunter Aycock and Blade Taylor, seniors at The Governor's School of Southside Virginia were recognized at the Alberta Senior Symposium.

Symposium Presenters

Jasmine Harrison, Francesca Whitfield, Raia Walker, Alyssa Drohan and Elizabeth Wells

Five students from the Alberta campus of The Governor’s School of Southside Virginia presented at the Virginia Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.-

GSSV Rocket Science Project

Students launched a class-project rocket

Students from the Calculus II class launched a class-project rocket on April 5th From Battlefield Park in Culpeper.

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