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Check out this week's updates, information, and upcoming events at Goochland High School! The Bulldog Bulletin is your weekly look into the great things happening at GHS. Go Bulldogs!


Please consider joining Goochland All Night Graduation on Saturday, January 29th, at 6:00 pm for a fun evening of BINGO to support the senior class of 2022! Bring a friend, family member, or members of your church for twelve games of BINGO and fun with prizes up to $100. Best of all, it’s only $20 to participate, and food will be available for purchase! Sign up to attend by using this link

Athletics and Activities

Please visit for up-to-date schedule information. Many of these events can be streamed live at Feel free to reach out to Joe Fowler ( if you have any questions or need more information. 

Boys Soccer Meeting

On Wednesday, January 26th, there will be a meeting during Bulldog Block in the cafeteria for all boys interested in playing soccer this spring. You must get a pass from Coach Fowler before the meeting to attend. If you have any questions, please reach out to Coach Lindner at

Coffee and Curveballs

Do you love baseball? Do you want to support the community and the GHS baseball program? Please join us at Goochland High School on Saturday, January 29th, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to meet current and former MLB and college players, coaches, and more! Ticket information and more details can be found here. Contact Teddy Mintz at for more details. 

COVID Updates

During our contact tracing process, GCPS notifies parents of all students identified as close contacts, regardless of whether or not they need to quarantine. GCPS will now begin notifying parents of students who are identified as close contacts but do not need to quarantine by email. Parents will continue to receive calls if their child is identified as a close contact and needs to quarantine.  

Additionally, if you have a child who has tested positive for COVID, please complete this form, and our school health team will follow up with you.

Curriculum Night (Virtual)

Attention current 9th, 10th, and 11th-grade students and parents: GHS will host our annual Curriculum Night on Wednesday, January 26th, from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. To allow the greatest possible participation for our families, we have decided to hold this as a virtual event via Google Meet (phone-in option: 470-485-9855, PIN: ‪880 764 570#). We will begin the night with our school counseling session that will focus on graduation requirements and guidance on how to complete the course selection process. Please visit our Curriculum Night website to access the schedule for the evening, our virtual meeting links, and additional curriculum resources. We hope that the convenience of logging in from the comfort of your home will entice students and parents to participate in this informational event.

We look forward to seeing you all soon!

Powderpuff Volleyball Game

As part of their Senior Project, Nova Wonderling, Audrey Dolan, and other members of the GHS Volleyball team will host the Powderpuff Volleyball game on Monday, January 24th at 6:30 pm in the GHS gymnasium. Come watch the Seniors and Juniors battle for supremacy on the volleyball court. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door on Monday night. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Goochland Fine Arts Department.  

We hope to see you there!


Goochland High School will be a test center for the March 12th SATs. You must register with College Board by February 11th to reserve a seat. 

In preparation for this SAT, Goochland County Public Schools is partnering with the University of Richmond for an 18 hour SAT Prep Course offered at Goochland High School.   The cost is $100 and includes the Princeton Review textbook.  Space is capped at 25 students.  Please click HERE for detailed information on dates, registration, and payment.    

Scheduling 2022-2023

Teachers are currently making recommendations for classes for the 2022-2023 school year. If your child wants to be recommended for a higher level, we suggest they have a conversation with their teacher. Here is our remaining 2022-23SY scheduling timeline:

  • January 26th, 2022 - Virtual GHS Curriculum Night
  • February 1st - 4th, 2022 - School Counseling Lessons in English classes
  • February 1st - 9th, 2022 - PowerSchool Parent Portal Open to Make course requests in PowerSchool for the 2022-2023 School Year
  • February 14th - 25th, 2022 - School Counselors will meet with EACH student for their Academic and Career Planning meeting and review their course requests for the 2022-2023 school year.  

Please contact your child’s school counselor if you have any questions or concerns. 

Senior Meeting With ANG

On Wednesday, January 26th, our ANG committee will meet with seniors during Bulldog Block to discuss upcoming events and the infamous end-of-year celebration. This will also be an opportunity for students to give feedback on senior activities.  

They look forward to seeing you there!

Senior Portraits - LAST CALL

Seniors and Senior Families, due to the inclement weather, the deadline to submit senior portraits from outside studios has been extended to February 1st, 2022. This is a change! Please email the appropriate file (JPEG) to Ms. Coddington at In addition, the deadline to purchase senior ads for the yearbook is also February 1st through the Balfour website

Yearbooks - Current Year

To pre-order your 2022 yearbook, please go to Currently, the price is $70. Seniors can also purchase Senior ads at this site. To avoid over-ordering, we will ONLY order enough yearbooks this year for those who pay by February 1, 2022.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

The GCPS mental health team members will offer Youth Mental Health First Aid courses throughout the 2021-2022 school year to all interested parents, caregivers, and adult community members. Youth Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training that teaches adults how to identify, understand and respond to children and youth experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. This training is designed for adults who have frequent contact with youth, such as parents, school staff, coaches, volunteers, and community members. Check out the website at to learn more about the program! We have two training sessions scheduled for January 28th, 2022, and February 18th, 2022. If you want to sign up or receive more information, please reach out ASAP to one of our certified instructors listed below.

Wanted: Lost Library Books

Please check around the house for any library or textbooks. We have more than 300 students that have overdue items and have sent overdue notices via student email. All items can be returned to the Learning Commons. We do not assess fines, but we do charge for lost books. Please email Ms. Gilstrap ( if you have any questions.