Students served by The Governor Morehead School for the Blind will achieve their highest individual potentials through on-going assessments and consistent, enthusiastic practice of high expectation in both academic and Expanded Core Curriculum* areas.


The Governor Morehead School for the blind will encourage all students to strive for the highest levels of educational excellence and integrity in all of life's endeavors, as exemplified by the professionals who serve them.


Th state school for the blind will provide the right resource for the right student at the right time by:

  • Educating the total student through service delivery models including preschool class for

Announcing the 2015 Governor Morehead Summer Program

Do you have students, friends, or family members who would be interested in spending three weeks refining their expanded core curriculum skills?  At The Governor Morehead School, we believe that students learn best and most meaningfully when engaged in relevant, interesting real-life­ community based experiences.  During the 2014 summer program, some of the activities enjoyed by students included:


A group of about 40 visually impaired students from Governor Morehead School for the Blind got up close and personal with clowns, animals and some of the performers during a community outreach program the circus provides during its tour.

GMS Short-Term Sessions 2014-2015

The Governor Morehead School for the Blind is offering nine different one-week Short -Term sessions to students (K-12) with visual impairments from all across North Carolina.  


RALEIGH — Essence Garlington led her fellow cheerleaders by the arm to the center of their school’s gymnasium.

More than a hundred people sat in the old wooden stands, illuminated by light beaming from the second-floor windows.

Ringling Bros.Barnum & Bailey performers entertain blind students


Drum Circle involves students playing hand drums and percussion representing various cultures around the world.  Each session focuses on students demonstrating both individual and collective skills with an emphasis on improvisation.  On this particular occasion one student was asked to demonstrate an improvisation solo.  Another student was then asked to join in with their solo.  Eventually all members of ensemble were performing a form of improvisational counterpoint which provided a highly spirited and exciting session.

Summer Program Music 1
Summer Program Music 2
Summer Program Music 3


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Mon, Apr 27 - Tue, Apr 28
SIP post-assessments
Monday, April 27
Drum Circle
Wednesday, April 29
After School Sports
3:45 PM
Thursday, April 30
After School Sports
3:45 PM
Friday, May 1
Student Transportation
Student Transport Day

Today, 4/28/2015
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Tomorrow, 4/29/2015
High: 61 Low: 49
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