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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!

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. 

Fine Arts Festival

March is Youth Art Month! Please come out and celebrate the Fine Arts in Goochland County Public Schools at our annual Fine Arts Festival, Friday, March 25th, from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Enjoy visual art displays, music, drama, and theater performances from all five schools. The event will also include interactive art activities hosted by the National Art Honor Society and the Empty Bowls soup fundraiser hosted by the Ceramics program. The GCPS Fine Arts Festival is a fun event for the whole family, so we hope to see you there!

Helping Paws Community Day

We are incredibly excited about our Annual Helping Paws Community Day on April 1st, 2022. Over seventy-five students signed up to lend a helping hand to our community members. Our students will volunteer their time at several locations around the county to show their gratitude for everything our community does to support our school. Parents, please let me know if you want to pitch in and help in any way.

We look forward to another fantastic day giving back to our community!

Learner’s Permit Test

GHS will offer our next learner's permit test on Friday, March 4th. Students must be at least fifteen years and six months old to be eligible. Please contact Coach Farkas ( or Coach Gibbs ( if you would like to sign up. 

Mock Interviews

We are excited to announce that GHS will host our fourth annual Mock Interviews Event on Wednesday, March 30th. Business leaders from around the Richmond-Metro area have volunteered to spend their morning with us to interview our students and provide them with feedback. This year, we have expanded the number of students participating, asking all of our seniors and CTE completers to participate.

We look forward to offering this fantastic opportunity for our students to prepare them to be career-ready!

Signs of Suicide Training for Parents

GHS will offer a virtual parent education seminar on the signs of suicide on Tuesday, March 1st, 2022, from 5:15 - 6:15 pm. We will cover some of the primary warning signs that indicate a child may be considering suicide and strategies to respond. If you would like to attend, please complete this  Google Form. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Allison Mears at

Sophomore ACA Kick-Off Event

Sophomore ACA students and parents, please mark your calendars now for Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022, at 6:00 PM! You are cordially invited to join the Reynolds Career Coach, the ACA Site Director, current professors, and students that evening for our virtual ACA Summer Preparation Kick-off (available via Google Meet). We'll cover topics such as the required summer course outlines, payment timelines, communication channels, access to resources, and strategies for planning, surviving, and thriving beyond the summer. We can't wait to see you all there! 

Spring MAP Assessments

Spring MAPS testing will begin the week of March 21st in Math and English classes. MAPs testing is a chance for students and teachers to see student growth over the school year. We strongly encourage our students to get plenty of rest before taking these critical assessments. Please reach out to your child’s Math or English teacher if you have any questions. 

TED Talks X Bulldog Block

Attention students: On Thursday, March 31st, during Bulldog Block, TED (Teens Empowering Diversity) Talks X Bulldog Block will provide an opportunity for students to share ideas through a speech, essay, poem, or another form of art. Participants will have a chance to share their perspectives and voice through the filter of our BARKS core values. Those in attendance at the event will experience a variety of viewpoints from our GHS Community.  If you need more information about becoming a speaker or attending this event, please complete the Google Form on Schoology in the Virtual Learning Commons. There will be an interest meeting in the Learning Commons on Monday, March 7th, during Bulldog Block. 

Volleyball Open Gym

Goochland volleyball will begin hosting Open Gyms starting March 1st, from 3:50-5:20 pm on Tuesdays. This time is open to all 6th-12th grade players interested in volleyball next season. Please reach out to Coach Jacobsen ( with questions.

Wellness Wednesday: Student Remix

Please look out for our Psychology and Marketing students’ Wellness Wednesday: Student Remix campaign. This week, students will highlight the importance of diet and its effects on mental health. Check out GHS’ posts on Twitter, Instagram, and Schoology with hashtags #healthybodyhealthymind and #GHSWellnessWednesday. Your participation could result in a complimentary food delivery service from Hello Fresh!