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The Pre-Governor’s School at Osbourn Park (PGS@OP) is a preparatory program through which students will experience an accelerated Mathematics and Science course sequence. Students will have an opportunity to develop technical writing capacity and meet several graduation requirements to prepare them for success should they attend GS@IP in their eleventh and twelfth grade year.


  All sophomore Pre-Governors School students will have the opportunity to visit the Governors School at Innovation Park on November 18th. Students will miss the first three periods of the day and will be responsible for any missed work. 

Specialty Program Information Nights

The Osbourn Park High School Specialty Program Information Nights will be held on Monday, November 15, 2021, and Thursday, January 6, 2022, at 6:30pm, via an online Webinar. Information on how to register for the Webinar is below. 

You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Nov 15, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: OPHS Specialty Program Information Night
Please click the link below to join the webinar:



Or One tap mobile :
    US: +13462487799,,89897287359#,,,,*840257#  or +16465588656,,89897287359#,,,,*840257#
Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 346 248 7799  or +1 646 558 8656  or +1 669 900 9128  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799
Webinar ID: 898 9728 7359
Passcode: 840257
    International numbers available:


Specialty Program Night Presentation found by opening this file*: **Coming Soon**

Specialty Program Night Recording can be found by following the below link and entering the password below:  **Coming Soon**

Password: **Coming Soon**

Application Instructions

All specialty program applications will open on November 1st, 2021. The application to the Pre-Governors School at OPHS is a two-step process.

The Pre-Governors School application will be submitted through Canvas this year. Please use the following self-enroll link to join the Canvas course - Join Pre-Governors School Application Canvas Course

Please visit the Specialty Program Webpage to complete the online transfer application. Make sure to select Pre-Governors School at OPHS as your first choice program if you want to be considered for selection. 

If you are a Private School or Homeschool student without access to Canvas, please email and we will send you an electronic copy of the application to complete.

Students must submit a complete application packet to include the following components:

A completed specialty program application form (available online through

  • In order to be considered for the program, students must select the Pre-Governors School program as their first choice program.

Information sheet describing the student’s interests in research and experimentation

  • You may list up to 3 activities and honors. Any more than this will not be reviewed by the committee.
  • Must be submitted through Canvas for all current PWCS students

Student Essay

  • Students, please make sure to read through the rubric provided so that you understand what the evaluation panel will be looking for when reading your short essay
  • The essay should be no longer than one-page typed
  • Must be submitted through Canvas for all current PWCS students

Two teacher recommendation forms.

  • These forms must be from your CURRENT math and science teachers.
  • These forms can be sent directly to Osbourn Park HS from the teachers to

Instructions for submitting the application.

  1. Any electronic files must be in either PDF or Word format. Pictures and .jpg files will not be accepted.
  2. Please makes sure that the candidate’s name is at the top of every page that is being submitted. Papers without a name will not be accepted.
  3. Teacher recommendations must be sent directly from the teacher or school. Teachers have the option of submitting the recommendations via the PWCS currier or via email.

Program Coordinator - Ben Henken

School Counselor - Nicole Raquedan

Contact us: or (703)365-6500