Dr. Ershela Sims Interim President of GSSM

Thursday, August 22, 2019

The Board of the SC Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) is pleased to announce that Dr. Ershela Sims has been appointed Interim President of GSSM for the 2019-2020 school year. Read More

GSSM Welcomes 144 Juniors!

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is pleased to welcome 144 juniors from across the state of South Carolina. Read More

Lynn McGee - GSSM's New Accelerate Program Director

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

It is with much enthusiasm that we share the news about our new Accelerate Program Director, Ms. Lynn McGee. Ms. McGee will help manage the day to day operations of the GSSM Accelerate Virtual Engineering and Synchronous Virtual Course (SVC) Read More

Patricio Ortiz Represents South Carolina at CONA

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Patricio Ortiz, GSSM's Student Council President, was one of the South Carolina representatives at the Conference on National Affairs (CONA). Patricio placed very highly in his proposal, presentation, and debate at the National Youth in Government ( Read More

Touching Farewell to 30th Graduating Class

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

On Saturday, June 1 st , GSSM celebrated the achievements of its largest graduating class in a ceremony filled with inspiration, laughter, and tears. The 30 th Annual Commencement took place in the Harris E. & Louise H. DeLoach Center on the Read More

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