6th Annual Essay Contest Winners Announced

6th Annual Essay Contest Winners Announced The Goochland Education Foundation and the Goochland Rotary Club are pleased to announce the winners of the 6th annual essay contest for fourth and fifth grade students at Goochland County Public Schools. The essay contest encourages students to strengthen their 21stcentury skills by writing about different topics each year.…

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5th annual essay contest finalists & winners

5th annual Essay Contest Finalists & Winners The Goochland Education Foundation, Goochland Rotary, and the Center for Rural Culture collaborated to sponsor the 5th annual essay contest for 4th and 5th grade Goochland County School students. The purpose of the annual essay contest is to encourage students to strengthen key 21st century skills. Each year…

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Donor Luncheon Highlights Virtual Reality Program

Donor Luncheon highlights virtual reality program Goochland Education Foundation recently hosted a luncheon for their donors that included delicious food prepared by Chef Booth and his culinary students, and a virtual reality demonstration. Matt Caratachea, Calypso Gilstrap, School Librarian at GHS,¬† and Catherine Richards, Instructional Technology Coach along with a couple of their students demonstrated…

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Michael Tomlin

2022 Teachers of the Year

2022 Teachers of the Year Goochland Education is proud to announce this year’s teachers of the year. Congratulations teachers! Goochland County Public Schools Teacher of the year Michael Tomlin Michael Tomlin The Byrd Elementary School teacher of the year Ashby Pond The Goochland Elementary School teacher of the year Eliza Gemmill The Randolph Elementary School…

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GEF Announces 2022 Strategic Innovation Grant Awards

GEF Announces 2022 Strategic Innovation Grant Awards On February 15, 2022, the Goochland Education Foundation Board of Directors presented the 2022 Strategic Innovation Grants to the recipients. Four grants were awarded, totaling nearly $15,000 dollars. The competitive grant process was shortened this year and the projects reflect the pandemic-related challenges as the schools transitioned back…

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Goochland County Public School teachers are real HEROES

The Goochland County Public School teachers are real HEROES for the extraordinary work they are doing to support their students. They are working through the online platform, emails, phone calls and even delivering hard copies of work for the students who do not have internet service. And we know they do this from their hearts…

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Hy Tunnel

Innovative learning with the Hy Tunnel

October 16, 2019 – The GEF is happy to support the installation of a Hy Tunnel on the grounds of the Goochland High School near the greenhouse. The funds used are from the John H. Wright Fund, which is restricted for biology, ecology and agriculture programming for middle and high school students. The Hy Tunnel…

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