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Scholarship Available! Scholarship Opportunity

We are accepting applications for the 2020 Franklin B. Walter All-Scholastic Award (a $500 scholarship).  If you are a senior and attending college next year, this is for you.  Each Warren County school district has one winner, and you could be the GOVS winner!  Recipients are selected by virtue of their academic achievement, personal accomplishments, and community service.  If you are the GOVS winner, you get to come to a luncheon on March 20 @ 11:00am with all the other Warren County winners, at which time the "all-county" winner will be selected and invited to Columbus for a statewide awards program!

Applications must be received in the GOVS office by noon on January 31, 2020.  Simply click on the link below, download the form, fill it out, and print.  Please note that you must also provide answers to the 3 questions on a separate sheet of paper: community activities, awards received, and your goals.

Click here for application

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to either Mrs. Wall or Mrs. Manchak via the Counselors Corner.  Good luck!

Congratulations to our DECEMBER incentive winners! SOM

Greater Ohio Virtual School likes to recognize and reward progress.  Students who completed one lesson per school day and 25 hours per week for all of November were entered into a raffle, and we randomly drew four winners.

We also have added an award category for percent growth in lesson completion & for percent growth in hours.  The top 10 in each of these categories were entered into a raffle, and we randomly drew two winners.

Congratulations to our DECEMBER incentive winners!  Each wins a $25 Target gift card!

  • 1 lesson a day/25 hours per week winners:  Ashton McCoy, Aiden Croley, TJ King, and Maggie Cassano
  • % growth in lesson completion winner:  Christian Sloan
  • % growth in hours per week winner:  Savana Nichols

Congrats again!



Want to go to a FREE camp this summer? Logo

Ohio State Extension, Franklin County and the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation are excited to announce the 2020 ExploreAg camps! ExploreAg is a unique FREE camp experience for high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors to explore various careers in agriculture. 

Students will interact with and learn directly from teachers, scientists and researchers. Subject areas include food science, precision agriculture, animal science, natural resources, management skills, technology, and agricultural business. In addition to the classroom experience, scholars will participate in field experiences that highlight cutting-edge research and meet industry partners to provide a glimpse of various careers in related fields. There will also be sessions focused on soft skills such as interviewing, resume building and public speaking to prepare participants for the workforce. 

ExploreAg will be offering four camp sessions in 2020!

Click the link below to read more about this awesome FREE opportunity!


Attention 10th Graders! Career-Technical School Information Vocational School

Interested in learning in a hands-on environment? Preparing early for a career? Want to gain valuable workplace skills while still in high school? Click "...Read More" below.  You will find information on local career-technical (CT) school programs, tours, open houses, and applications.  In most cases, students attend the CT school associated with the district in which they are currently living for their 11th and 12th grade years. Aside from attending a CT school full-time, many schools allow GOVS students to choose a half-day option where they would continue to complete academic coursework online with GOVS and participate in career-based education at a CT school.  Please contact Mrs. Wall with any questions.