PBS' Chasing the Moon Series Launches at GSSM

Thursday, May 16, 2019

South Carolina ETV to host five “Chasing the Moon” screenings across the state GSSM will host the first of five statewide screenings of Chasing the Moon, a three part series by Robert Stone that follows the U.S. space program from its humble Read More

Eagles Run Away with State Championships

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Continuing a successful athletic season, the Eagles Track Teams dominated in the 1A State Championships in Irmo on Saturday. Ms. Kalea Jackson reports: Both the men's and women's track teams competed at the state championship. Across both teams we Read More

Summer Camps Are Back!

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Once again, GSSM has put together an exciting slate of fun and educational summer camps . From week-long residential camps held on our campus in Hartsville, to hands-on day camps delivered to schools around the state, GSSM camps provide safe, Read More

Award-Winning Govie Art

Thursday, April 25, 2019

GSSM student Reed Studer, class of 2019, received the first place award in the high school division of the Art Education Association, Eastern Region Youth Art Month Competition. Studer’s artwork will go on to compete at the state level. Read More

Interim 2020 Courses Released

Friday, April 12, 2019

GSSM today announced its courses for the 2020 Interim Term. Interim is a two-week term between the Fall and Spring terms where Govies take a single class that explores a topic of interest with depth and fun. Once again, there is a wide variety of Read More

Govies Show Mettle at State Leadership Conference

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

On Friday, March 23 rd , three delegates from GSSM traveled to the South Carolina Future Business Leaders of America’s Annual State Leadership Conference in North Charleston. Carolyn Rita Alan, a current Junior from Sumter, Elija Jordan, a Junior Read More

17 Govies Named National Merit Finalists

Monday, March 25, 2019

The South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is pleased to announce that 17 members of the class of 2019 were recently named National Merit Finalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). These Read More

Govies Advance to HOSA International Competition

Thursday, March 21, 2019

On March 6, 2018, GSSM sent a small chapter of 12 students to the 2019 South Carolina Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) State Leadership Conference, held annually in North Charleston. In total, over 1,900 students attended the conference Read More

Eagles Soar Through State Chess Tourney

Sunday, March 10, 2019

On Saturday, March 10, the Eagle Chess team traveled to Columbia to defend their 2018 championship against a determined field of challengers from across the state. Team coach and mentor, Dr. Clyde Smith reported the results: Today, our chess team Read More

3rd Annual INSIDE GSSM Day Draws Families from Across SC

Thursday, March 7, 2019

GSSM welcomed 400 people of all ages, interests, and backgrounds to its third annual INSIDE GSSM day on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at the school’s Hartsville campus. The event drew families from across Darlington County and 16 other SC counties. Guests were greeted by over 200 GSSM students, faculty, and staff who enthusiastically involved participants in a variety of interactive learning expereinces designed specifically for the event. Read More

Come INSIDE for GSSM's annual open house!

Monday, February 25, 2019

INSIDE GSSM is a fun day for families to interact with the GSSM community and explore the campus of South Carolina's only two-year, public residential and virtual high school for the advanced study of STEM. Join us for a day of imagination, Read More

GSSM Robotics Brings Bling At State Championship

Monday, February 25, 2019

GSSM Robotics teams spent the last long weekend in Gaffney competing in the FTC South Carolina Championship. Computer Science teacher Mrs. Elizabeth Bunn writes: GSSM's FTC 772 Team Children of Thanos, Jay Adusumilli (captain), Animesh Sahu, Read More

Milliken's Contribution to Hartsville, GSSM Commemorated

Monday, February 18, 2019

On Friday, February 15, dignitaries from across the state gathered on the GSSM campus to recognize the role that the Hartsville Cotton Mill played in Hartsville's history and the development of the Governor's School. In 1900, the mill was chartered Read More

GSSM Presents 30th Annual Colloquium

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

GSSM holds its 30th Annual Research Colloquium on Saturday, February 9th starting at 10am on GSSM's campus in Hartsville. Seniors will present the results of research conducted over the summar as part of GSSM's Summer Program for Research Interns ( Read More

Last Preview Day of the Year

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

GSSM will hold its final Preview Day of the 2018-19 admission season on Saturday, February 2nd. Families from across the state will come to the Hartsville campus to learn first-hand about the school's residential and virtual programs. After an Read More

Elementary STEM Days

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

GSSM, as part of their commitment to reach beyond the walls of its residential program in Hartsville, welcomed local elementary students for a series of STEM days. Throughout the month of November, the Duke Center for Science Education & Read More

7th Grader Wins GSSM Chess Open

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Two visitors from Columbia shone brightest as eighteen players fiercely contested the five-round GSSM October Open on October 27, 2018, in Hartsville. Eli Moore and Jordan Anderson shared first place at 4.5, battling to a nailbiter draw in their Read More

YIG Delegation Gets Big Results

Monday, November 19, 2018

GSSM sent one of the smaller delegations to the South Carolina Youth In Government (YIG) Conference on November 14th, but they accomplished a lot. Sponsored by the Y-USA with SC headquarters in the Greenville, YMCA over 2100 students went to Read More

Eagles Bring 3rd State Championship

Sunday, November 11, 2018

The Eagles Volleyball team went to Lexington on Saturday and brought back the 3rd team state championship trophy to be earned by the school in a year. Facing lower-state champs Branchville High School in the finals, the Eagles were eager to repay Read More

GSSM Academic Team Wins at High Point

Sunday, November 11, 2018

As the only competitor from South Carolina, the GSSM Academic team came to the High Point Central Open Academic Challenge with high hopes to represent the state. Team members competed in a wide variety of knowledge areas including literature, Read More

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