September 25, 2020 Elementary Families: On Tuesday October 13, I will be making a recommendation to the Goochland County School Board to reopen our schools for in person learning for kindergarten through fifth grade children beginning on Monday, October 19. This recommendation will require approval by the Board. Please know that, even as students return to school in … [Read more...] about Elementary Reopening Plan – Message from Dr. Raley
At its meeting on September 17, the state Board of Education recognized Goochland County Public Schools as 1 of 15 School Division's of Innovation. We were recognized for designing and implementing alternatives to traditional instructional practices and schools structures that improve student learning and promote college and career readiness, and good citizenship. These 15 … [Read more...] about State Board of Education Recognizes GCPS as School Division of Innovation
As we finish our third week of the new academic year, I continue to be impressed by all of the work that is taking place across the division. Our employees, our students, and our families have worked together to contribute to the overall success of our school opening. Thank you, parents, students, and staff, for your grace and your patience as we all work together to maximize … [Read more...] about Strong Start to the Year – Message from Dr. Raley
What an amazing week in our schools! I hope your family’s experience over the past five days has included a warm welcome to the new school year, a high level of customer service from our team, and a positive experience with distance learning. It is hard to believe that we have successfully completed our first week of school! Even though classes have only been in session … [Read more...] about An Excellent First Week of School!
As our 2020-2021 school years begins with distance learning, we are proud to announce partnerships with local organizations to provide additional opportunities for students, families, and citizens to access high speed internet in our community. Over the course of the summer, the Goochland High School robotics team, the Junkyard Dogs, received funding from the Goochland … [Read more...] about Expansion of Internet Availability Through Community Partners