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Virginia Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at James Madison University

Virginia Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at James Madison University, March 2017   Thirteen GSST students presented talks at the Virginia Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at James Madison University. These students worked very hard to prepare professional quality presentations. They were asked many questions by panels of university professionals. GSST students showed that they… Read more »

US Physics Olympiad Competition – Fnet Test

The Physics Olympiad is a nine-day international competition among pre-university students from more than 60 nations. At the International Physics Olympiad, the competitors are asked to solve challenging theoretical and experimental physics problems. The US Physics Olympiad teams selects its 5 team members by asking member teachers to nominate their best and brightest students to… Read more »

Local Innovation Expert Meets with GSST Engineering Students.

  Local Innovation Expert Meets with GSST Engineering Students  GSST senior engineering and physics classes are visited by Hampton Roads industry and university engineering leaders as part of the school’s Leadership Engagement Series. GSST wants students to be aware of the latest trends in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship to help them to be better informed… Read more »

Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation & Education Conference

  Interservice/Industry Technology, Simulation and Education Conference 2016 Winnie Zhang and Julie Zhou from York County Public Schools represented the Governor’s School for Science & Technology at the Interservice/Industry Technology, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Florida in early December. I/ITSEC is one of the largest simulation conferences with more than 15,000 in attendance. GSST… Read more »

Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation & Education Conference

  Interservice/Industry Technology, Simulation and Education Conference 2016 Winnie Zhang and Julie Zhou from York County Public Schools represented the Governor’s School for Science & Technology at the Interservice/Industry Technology, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Florida in early December. I/ITSEC is one of the largest simulation conferences with more than 15,000 in attendance. GSST… Read more »

Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation & Education Conference

 

Interservice/Industry Technology,
Simulation and Education Conference 2016

Winnie Zhang and Julie Zhou from York County Public Schools represented the Governor’s School for Science & Technology at the Interservice/Industry Technology, Simulation and Education Conference in Orlando, Florida in early December. I/ITSEC is one of the largest simulation conferences with more than 15,000 in attendance. GSST is one of only six high schools to be represented in the Future Leaders Pavilion as part of the STEM initiative.
Winnie and Julie worked throughout the summer and fall to prepare their simulation entitled “A Simulation on the Effect of a Major World War on the Population of the World”. They discussed their work and demonstrated their simulation with many visitors and other students over the duration of the conference. They gave a formal presentation of their work to the student competition. Additionally, they were able to explore and interact with the enormous range of technology on display. Winnie and Julie plan to major in computer science in college and this conference gave them an exceptional professional experience and a look into the directions that technology and simulation are heading.

WL Culinary Students Whip Up Frothy Foods for Space Station

Feb. 22, 2017 Culinary Students Whip Up Frothy Foods for Space Station Astronauts are just like everyone – they love desserts. With that in mind, local high school students recently put their best forks forward to see if their cuisine will reign supreme in space. Two teams of culinary arts students competed Feb. 16 at… Read more »

WL Culinary Students Whip Up Frothy Foods for Space Station

Feb. 22, 2017 Culinary Students Whip Up Frothy Foods for Space Station Astronauts are just like everyone – they love desserts. With that in mind, local high school students recently put their best forks forward to see if their cuisine will reign supreme in space. Two teams of culinary arts students competed Feb. 16 at… Read more »

Apprenticeships help fill manufacturing jobs

Learning while you earn gives a jump start to careers for young workers By Kara Murphy / Contributing writer At just 23, Mike Field has a life many of his high school classmates who went on to college can’t even dream of yet. He has bought a house. He’s engaged to be married. He even… Read more »

Health Sciences – Annual Fall Blood Drive

New Horizons Butler Farm Campus conducted its annual Fall Blood Drive on Nov. 4th in the Electricity and Renewable Energy Lab.  Medical Assistant students visited all classrooms to recruit blood donors on Wednesday, Oct. 26th and made presentations, signed up students, and provided permission slips.  Our campus collected 58 pints of blood exceeding our goal… Read more »