This past weekend MW’s academic team, aka BOB Squad, captured the VHSL 2A East Scholastic Bowl Regional Championship (having also won the conference championship the weekend prior). Great work BOB, we are proud of you! Team Members: Katherine Quinn, Parth Kotak, Akshata Pisharody, and Christian Moore. Sponsors: Mrs. Hana Voight and Ms. Juanita Lasswell.
The Student Council Association will host a small ‘class’ competition next week, including dress up days. Students will only be counted in this competition if they are both dressed up AND adhering to the dress code. Here are the themes: Mon, Feb 6: Greek v. Greek Day (Togas, etc. vs. frat/sorority letters) Tues, Feb 7: […]
On Wednesday, February 1st, Walker senior Gracie Young, made her intentions known and signed a Letter of Intent with The University of Akron to play soccer for their program. Wednesday is the first day seniors in sports other than football can sign national letters of intent with Division I and II colleges. A ceremony was held […]
To enhance our student-centered technological advancements, our much anticipated industrial 3D printer arrived recently. This printer will be housed in our engineering lab and will support our engineering courses (which we anticipate will be VCU dual-enrollment next school year) and also available to robotics, physics, and other relevant applications. This printer supplements other consumer 3D […]
On Friday, our students heard from enlightening speakers on the topic of mental health. In a personally engaging fashion, the speakers explained how mental schemata and behaviors can be reciprocally reinforced toward both positive and challenging ends. It is thus important that students “mind their minds” in order to self-monitor and self-modify (if necessary) these […]
As a follow-up to the flier your student brought home earlier this week, Back to School Night 2016 is tonight, September 22. The program will begin at 6:30 in our auditorium for a brief welcome and word from our PTSA then parents can follow their student’s schedule for classes that are 10 minutes each. Our […]
Seventy-five seniors got started early this summer on their college applications. The third annual MLWGS Common Application Boot Camp was held August 16, 17 and 18, with a morning and an afternoon session each day. In a supportive group environment, with Penny Deck and Rachel Loving, our two Senior Counselors at the helm, seniors worked […]
Dr. Christopher Gareis (The College of William and Mary) delivers professional development to the Dragon faculty. The topic of the workshop A Process for Strengthening the Validity of Teacher-Made Assessments fits with our school’s strategic focus on curriculum, instruction, and assessment. In addition to this opportunity, Dr. Gareis delivered a whole-faculty workshop at MLWGS in […]