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Virginia Women in History Student Writing Contest

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Virginia students in grades 6-12 are invited to honor outstanding women in Virginia history by participating in Encyclopedia Virginia and the Library of Virginia’s Virginia Women in History student writing contest.  Four winning essays will be chosen, two from students in grades 6-8, and two from students in grades 9-12.  Prizes include a Kindle Fire for each […]



The FY19 Operating Budget Proposal is Open for Public Review and Comment

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The Regional School Board is accepting input via online comments on the FY19 MLWGS Proposed Operating Budget here through April 12th.  Approval for this budget will be requested April 19th. Visit here to view the proposal.  Use this form for comment.



MW Jazz Band Celebrates Mardi Gras with Residents of The Towers

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There’s nothing like spreading joy through the community with music and no better way than with jazz on Mardi Gras. The Maggie Walker Jazz Band classes celebrated the holiday with the residents of The Towers Retirement and Assisted Living Community by performing a set of New Orleans style jazz February 13, 2018.



Maggie Walker Music Students Earned Seats Through Auditions to Participate in District Band

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Maggie Walker music students earned seats through auditions to participate in District Band Feb. 1-3, 2018 at Deep Run High School. From left to right: Kevin Ren (Chesterfield, 2020), Symphonic Band, 8th Flute Daphne Pang (Henrico, 2021), Symphonic Band, 10th Flute Emmy Li (Chesterfield, 2021), Concert Band, 19th Clarinet  Grace May (Hanover, 2020), Symphonic Band, […]



MW Music Students Earned Seats Through Auditions to Participate in Central Regional Orchestra

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Maggie Walker music students earned seats through auditions to participate in Central Regional Orchestra Feb. 2-3, 2018 at Manchester High School.   M From left to right: Mira Eisenhauer (Henrico, 2021), A Orchestra, Cello, seat 7 Amanda Perez (Henrico, 2021), A Orchestra, Violin 2, seat 14  Ananya Shah (Henrico, 2021), A Orchestra, Violin 1, seat […]



2018 Fourth Circuit Essay Contest – Entry Deadline April 15, 2018

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Who May Enter The essay contest is open to students currently in grades 9 through 12 from Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia. Note: Children, grandchildren, stepchildren, and members of the household of a federal judge or federal judiciary employee are excluded from the competition. Essay Question The prompt for the 2018 Essay […]



Parent/Teacher Conference Sign-ups Are Open

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Parent-Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Thursday, February 15th from 4 -7 p.m.  Sign-ups go live for parents at 12:00 pm today in the Parent Portal of PowerSchool. Dr. Lowerre sent our families a notice earlier today with login information to Signup Genius for conference registration. If you do not receive this message by the end of the day,  please contact kzweerink@gsgis.k12.va.us or mperez@gsgis.k12.va.us.



MLWGS Regional School Board Meeting and FY19 Budget Work Session, Thursday, February 15th

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The regularly scheduled meeting of the Maggie Walker Governor’s School Regional Board will be held on February 15, 2018, @ 9:00 am, in Room 153, on the MW campus. An FY19 budget work session will follow the conclusion of this meeting. Persons wishing to address the Regional School Board are required to contact the Board Clerk. […]



VA Association for the Gifted Teacher of the Year

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The Virginia Association for the Gifted is proud to offer annual opportunities to award and recognize excellence through the following:  Virginia Association for the Gifted Outstanding Student Awards, Leader of the Year Award, Parent of the Year Award, Regional Teacher of the Year Awards, Teacher Innovative Grants, and Student Summer Scholarships.   New this year: the […]



MLWGS Swim & Dive – 2018 VHSL 2A Regional Competitors/Champions

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Congratulations to both MLWGS teams…repeating team regional titles for the girls’  while the boys’ earned second place. Special acknowledgment to the girls’ 400-free relay team  (Addy Cullen, Isabella Dulá, Andrea Macedo, and Quinn Keatley) and the boys’ 200-free relay team (Henry Paulson, Ethan Choo, Noah Ratliff, and Ben Widener) for winning meet records! Also, congratulations to Anna […]