The Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is hosting a Preview Day for prospective high school sophomores and their families on Saturday, November 12, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 401 Railroad Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550.This open house event will provide prospective students and parents with a chance to meet faculty, staff and students, as well as take part in a series of informational panels and participate in students-guided campus tours.
To attend, students should register online at www.scgssm.org/previewday. Due to limited space, students must meet all GSSM admissions requirements to attend a Preview Day.
GSSM is a two-year, public, residential high school specializing in the advanced study of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Beyond its distinctive curriculum, GSSM offers unique learning opportunities including the nationally recognized Summer Program for Research Interns (SPRI), the Research Experience Scholars Program (RESP) and January Interim. These innovative programs provide students with mentored, graduate-level internships, international travel experiences and options to explore non-traditional courses. The School is also educating the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders through the BlueCross BlueShield Economics & Finance Institute and the next generation of engineers through the Duke Energy Engineering & Innovation Institute.
GSSM applicants should be South Carolina residents, current high school sophomores (inquire about exceptions), have at least 10.5 high school credits prior to the end of the 2016-2017 school year, including Geometry, Algebra I and II, English I and II, a social studies course and a lab science course