Dear Students and Parents:
I hope that you are having an exciting summer! Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School is gearing up to start a great school year.
The purpose of this letter is to share information about the opening of school.
- Summer assignments are posted on the website.
- All Students – If you have not already done so, please complete and return the three registration forms. Please include a copy of your health insurance card.
Juniors and Seniors – (Sophomores have already received this form) – Please complete and return the enclosed AUP form.
You may send the forms to our office by fax (804-443-4039); email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to P.O. Box 1410, Tappahannock, Virginia 22560.
- Students who are working on Community Service hours may use the form on the website and find additional information there.
Orientation Week for NEW Students – Monday August 22 through Thursday, August 25
Orientation for new students will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 22 through Thursday, August 25. Students that are new to CBGS should report to their respective campus. Orientation will consist of the following: (1) an overview of the courses; (2) an introduction of your teachers; (3) details about the overnight field studies program and day trips; (4) information on community service hours; (4) help on study skills; (5) an introduction to mathematics requisite skills; and (6) information on policies and guidelines for students.
Transportation: Please check with your local school division regarding transportation for the Orientation Week. There will be no school on Friday, August 26.
First Week of School – Monday, August 29 through Thursday, September 1
School opens for ALL students on Monday, August 29. Students will report to their respective campus at 8:00 a.m. and will be dismissed at 10:30 a.m. Attendance during the first week of school is very important. Please bring your journal.
There will be a special All-Site event at Belle Isle State Park on Wednesday, August 31, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More information about the All-Site day will be given to students on the first day of school.
Transportation: Please check with your local school division regarding transportation for the first week of school. There will be no school on Friday, September 2.
Open House for Families
Each CBGS campus will schedule an Open House evening in the Fall for parents and students. After the dates have been determined, parents will be notified and information posted on the CBGS website.
Enclosed is an overview of the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 field studies events. Information is also posted on the CBGS website. These activities are an essential part of the CBGS curriculum and students are required to participate.
Please note the dates and fees for each grade. If you would like to pay for your student’s trip prior to the opening of school, please mail the check to: Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School, P.O. Box 1410, Tappahannock, VA 22560. (Sophomores – $80; Juniors – $80; Seniors – $135.) Any student in need of financial assistance should contact me at (804) 443-0267 or email email@example.com.
Please feel free to contact me throughout the year with questions or needs.
All the Best,
Terri L. Perkins