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Chesapeake Bay Governor's School

For Marine and Environmental Science

Welcome New CBGS Director Terri Perkins!

Chesapeake Bay Governor's School is pleased to announce that Terri L. Perkins has been named its new director. Terri has worked in public education in Virginia for 25 years. She started her career in Nelson County and then in Charlottesville as a high school educator, teaching AP Calculus AB and BC, Multivariable Calculus, Algebra I, and Trigonometry. Terri has also been a math specialist and district-level mathematics curriculum coordinator in Charlottesville Schools. She spent 5 years as a school principal in Charlottesville and has most recently served as Director of Curriculum and Instruction in Richmond (City) Public Schools. Terri graduated from Westminster College in Pennsylvania with a degree in mathematics and computer science; earned a master's in mathematics from the University of Virginia; and is currently working on her doctorate in educational leadership, also from UVA. Terri is married with two college-aged sons and looks forward to relocating to the region this summer.


Community Service Opportunities

Many opportunities to earn community service hours are available this summer:

Volunteers needed to assist camp counselors with summer day camp. Camp runs Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 6 pm for ages 4 -12 years. 9 week long sessions left from June 29 - August 28. Contact person - Jenn Call, Camp Director 804-435-7977.

Volunteers needed to assist with Boat Building Workshop - help 8-11 year olds build a 12' wooden boat from start to finish. Camp runs from July 12 - July 18, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. Contact person Mark Favazza, Executive Director 804-435-0223.

Volunteers needed to assist with Soccer Camp - help participants with the basic skills necessary to play the game. Camp runs from August 17 - August 21, 5 - 6:15 pm for 6-8 year olds, and 6:30 - 8 pm for 9-14 year olds. Contact person Mark Favazza, Executive Director 804-435-0223.

Volunteers are needed at the Northern Neck Family YMCA in Kilmarnock. Please ask for Donna McGrath if you are interested.

Volunteers who would be willing to help out some seniors in need of yard work, pulling weeds, painting fences, etc., should contact Pam at Country Cottage at 804-435-3812.


Community Service Opportunities (Environmental Hours!)

Dear Parents,
Does your child need to earn community service environmental hours? From June 22nd through October there will be a gleaning project through the Northern Neck Food Bank. If interested, please contact Ms. Gina Fones at (804)577-0246 to select the date(s) on which you will be available to participate.


CBGS in the News!

The Daily Press has published an excellent article and video about CBGS student research concerning a local biogenic reef.


Official CBGS Facebook Page

The official CBGS Facebook page is now active! Be sure to Like the page for up-to-the-minute updates on events, news, and other information of interest to students, alumni, and parents.


CBGS News

VJAS Students from CBGS attended the 74th Annual meeting of the Virginia Junior Academy of Science held at James Madison University in May...

 


RCI Tournament Participants CBGS students participated in the Richmond Grand Prix chess tournament in Richmond City on May 30...

 


CBGS Ribbon Winners The Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School hosted its 12th Annual Science Symposium at Virginia Commonwealth University on Saturday, March 14th...

 


Shoreline Restoration Project On March 18th, students from the Bowling Green campus of CBGS installed a living shoreline at Port Royal...

 


CBGS secured a Second Place win at the 18th Annual Blue Crab Bowl, held at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point on February 7...

 


Keswick Tournament Participants CBGS and Essex High School students participated in the Second Annual Keswick Hall Chess Open in Albemarle County on January 31...

 


Chess Tournament CBGS hosted the first Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck Regional Chess Tournament at Tappahannock’s Old Beale Church on January 24th...

 


CBGS Alumni Day Chesapeake Bay Governor's School alumni returned on Friday, December 19th for our annual Alumni Day at the Bowling Green, Glenns, and Warsaw campuses...

 


Native Plant Garden Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School students have installed a native plant garden at the CBGS - Bowling Green campus...

 


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