The purpose of BRVGS is to serve the academic needs of a community of motivated, high-ability students through a variety of instructional strategies and learning opportunities that engage their interests and challenge their intellectual boundaries beyond a traditional high school experience.

The mission of BRVGS is to inspire and challenge our students through unique, rigorous, technology-centered learning experiences, and to prepare them with the skills to be the leaders, collaborators and innovators of the future.

BRVGS Address:

14455 James Madison Hwy. Palmyra, Va 22963

BRVGS Phone Number:

(434) 207-8002

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BRVGS Orientation for Incoming 9th Graders

Incoming BRVGS 9th graders are invited to attend one of the BRVGS Freshman Orientations listed below.  Please note that attendance at the BRVGS Orientation is encouraged for our new students, but is not required. The Orientation dates and locations are:

  • Thursday, July 11th, from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM, at the Best Western Zion Crossroads at 135 Wood Ridge Terrace, Zion Crossroads, VA, 22942 for students of Fluvanna, Goochland, and Louisa Counties (FGL). Please click here to see the FGL Bus Schedule.
  • Wednesday, July 17th, from 10:00 AM to 2:30 PM, at the Piedmont Virginia Community College Eugene Giuseppe Center at 222 Main Street, Suite 201, Stanardsville, VA, 22973 for students of Greene, Madison, Nelson, and Orange Counties (GrMNO).  Please click here to see the GrMNO Bus Schedule

Parents and students can find itinerarys, bus schedules, permission forms, and the Summer Work on the "Orientation" tab above.

We ask that all parents of new BRVGS students complete the RSVP form found by clicking here.



BRVGS/LCHS Alumni named Virginia Farm Bureau Ambassador

Congrats to Chelsea Bickley! Article from The Central Virginian

Louisa woman named farm ambassador

Virginia Farm Bureau Federation named Chelsea Bickley, of Kents Store, the 2019 Virginia Farm Bureau Ambassador at its annual Women’s Spring Conference in Bristol, Va. on March 30.

The Farm Bureau Ambassador program recognizes young adults for their interest and achievements in agriculture, and provides an opportunity to serve as an ambassador for agriculture and the farm bureau. Finalists are nominated by their county farm bureaus.

(Read More Here)


BRVGS/WMHS Student Athletes Shine!

The month of April saw not one, but two Blue Ridge Virtual Governor's School seniors at William Monroe High School featured as CBS 19's Airflow Student Athlete of the Week.  Olivia Binggeli was featured the first week of April and Molly Earle was featured in the last week of April.  Both of these well-rounded students are successful students, leaders and athletes, and have both recently completed a demanding senior internship, research and community service project in BRVGS.  We are very proud of these young ladies, and of all of our students who excel in extracurricular activities!  To see Molly and Olivia's stories, click on:



BRVGS Senior Expos April 24th and 25th

The senior students of BRVGS will present the results of their internship, research and community service projects during 2 days of BRVGS Senior Expos.  The Expos will be held at the Best Western Zion Crossroas at 135 Wood Ridge Terrace, Zion Crossroads, VA 22942, from 10:00 AM to 12:15 PM, as follows:

  • Students of Fluvanna, Madison and Orange High Schools will present on Wednesday, April 24th
  • Students of Goochland, Louisa, Nelson and William Monroe High Schools will present on Thursday, April 25th

The Expo will consist of student displays and evaluations of student projects.  The event is open to the public, and we encourage visitors to see and hear about the amazing work done by our seniors on topics ranging from music and arts to engineering and science. 

Please contact BRVGS Marc Carraway at for any questions about the BRVGS Senior Expos. 



BRVGS Senior, Zachary Heidel Awarded Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship

BRVGS Senior, Zachary Heidel, from Louisa County High School was recently awarded 1 of 100 scholarships from Amazon's Future Engineer's Scholarship program!  This is a $10,000 a year scholarship for students studying computer science and a guaranteed offer of a paid internship at Amazon's Headquarters in Seattle!  We couldn't be more proud of Zach!!!

To learn more about the scholarship you can read the FAQ here and the press release here.