GSST Back-To-School Guide

Academic Year 2023-2024 Quick-Start Information

Welcome to GSST, Classes of 2024 & 2025!

In this newsletter, you will find links to required forms to be completed by students and parents/guardians, as well as forms for parking permit requests, student driver with student passenger permissions, and links to find other important information. Please, follow the instructions to log into your GSST email account, Canvas, and GSST PowerSchool BEFORE the first day of school. We will help to troubleshoot difficulties on Day 1.

GSST First Day of Classes

Monday, August 28, 2022

Building doors open at 6:45 a.m.

AM session: 7:10 a.m., PM session: 11:20 a.m.

Building address: 520 Butler Farm Rd., Hampton, VA 23666

Students will be directed to our Junior Research Room (A-67) to receive their class schedules and then report to their first period class.

Students who are unable to attend on the first day of school should contact Ms. Spires at 757-766-1100, x3311, .

GSST E-mail & PowerSchool Accounts

BEFORE YOU COME FOR THE FIRST DAY, please attempt to sign in to your Governor's School email, Powerschool, and Canvas accounts using the information included in Governor's School News 2023-2024, #2, sent to your email on August 22, 2023.

NHREC Website

A quick source of information and announcements is the New Horizons Website at . Once there, on the "Select Program" drop-down menu, choose Governor's School for Science & Technology. Under the drop-down menu for Students, you will find links to Canvas, Policies, Transportation information, etc.


Download the NHREC App and select Governor's School as well as NHREC as the schools to follow to get rapid updates and announcements regarding emergency closures, etc.

Get it on the App Store

Get it on Google Play

Required Forms

NHREC requires updated medical and contact information, as well as acknowledgement of the GSST Honor Pledge. Access, complete, and submit these Mandatory Forms via PowerSchool, by logging into your New Horizons GSST Powerschool account and scrolling down and selecting "BioUpdate". Includes Medical Forms, Updated contact information, Honor Pledge, etc.

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