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 Senior Exposition

The BRVGS Senior Exposition will be held on Friday, May 11th, at the Taylor Educational Administration Complex at 200 Daliey Dr., Orange VA, from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM.   This event is a showcase and celebration for our BRVGS seniors, all of whom have completed an internship, research and community service project on a topic of their choice during their senior year.  Topics this year range from Nanotechnology and Engineering to Music Therapy and Photography.  The event is open to the public.  Please contact BRVGS Director Marc Carraway at or by phone at 434-989-3972 for additional details.  


BRVGS Freshmen Orientation Summer 2012

Parents of incoming BRVGS freshmen students for the 2012-13 school should receive a letter this week or next with details regarding the June 19th BRVGS Freshman Orientation.  The letters were inadvertently sent out without transportation schedules and parent permission forms.  We will be sending out an additional letter with that information, and apologize for any confusion or inconvenience in regard to this.  Please contact BRVGS Director Marc Carraway at, or by phone at 434-989-3972, for any questions regarding the Orientation.  We are looking forward to meeting our incoming freshmen for the 2012 school year!  


BRVGS Gears up for Spring Activities

While most BRVGS schools are on Spring Break this week, students and staff are gearing up for end-of-year activities. Seniors at Fluvanna and Madison County High Schools have already formally presented the results of their internship, research and community service projects, and seniors from the five other BRVGS districts will do the same over the next few weeks.   In addition, all BRVGS Seniors will come together to display their learning and accomplishments at the BRVGS Senior Expo at the Orange County School Board office building on May 11th.

Computer Math students from five member schools will present and market their team-based programming projects in May. Biotechnology students will present the results of their Arabidopsis experiments to scientists from Virginia Tech on April 18th, and World History students will debate the ethics of technology on April 25th and 26th. To see the full list of BRVGS spring events, please click on BRVGS Upcoming Events.


BRVGS Senior Speaks at PVCC

BRVGS senior Alexandria Johnson from Nelson County, spoke at the PVCC Career Day with her project mentor, Melissa Hutchinson of the Wintergreen Nature Foundation.  To see what Alexandria spoke about, check out her Senior Project website!


World History Students visit DC

The 9th Grade World History students of BRVGS visited Washington, DC on March 6th and 8th.  Students and staff were fortunate to have beautiful weather on both days!  Students toured the World War II, Korea and Vietnam Memorials on the National Mall and also went to the U.S. National Holocaust Musuem.  Click on the BRVGS WH DC Reflections site  to see their photos and reflections.  Also click on BRVGS Photo Gallery for photos of some of the classes in Washington, DC.