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Unique Iceland Student Tour Approved

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A June 22 – 27, 2019 student tour of Iceland has been approved by the MLWGS Regional School Board. An informational meeting for the parents of interested students will be held at Maggie Walker on Thursday, January 18.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in room 153. Settled by Vikings in the late 9th […]


Rationale behind the early start calendar proposal for academic year 2018-2019

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The rationale behind the early start proposal is threefold.  Each feature reflects a core goal of the leadership team at MLWGS.  First, two weeks at the beginning of the year in class is far more useful than at the end of the year.  This is true because of AP testing primarily, and SOL testing secondarily.  The […]


Senior Class Meeting Thursday, November 2nd – Lunchtime

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Seniors:  There will be a brief mandatory class meeting on Thursday, November 2 during lunch in the auditorium.  Herff Jones is coming to collect measurements for your graduation cap and gown and to distribute order forms for graduation-related items.  Please plan to arrive as soon as 4th block ends as the representative will not be […]


Congratulations to MW’s David Barnes – 2017 State Finalist for Presidential Math & Science Teaching Award

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Board of Education Recognizes State Finalists For Presidential Math & Science Teaching Award RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia Board of Education yesterday honored seven Virginia public school teachers in grades 7-12 who have been selected as state finalists for the 2017 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award — regarded as the […]


Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Back to School Night Thursday, September 21st 6:30 – 9:00 pm

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Back to School Night is for parents and guardians. Plan to arrive by 6:15 p.m. because school parking lots fill up quickly. Overflow parking is available at the James River Bus Company lot on Allen St. between Broad and Leigh and the Virginia Union C.K. lot on Leigh St. and Mozelle (directly across Leigh St. […]


Correction to Director’s Twitter Account

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The correct account is @DirectorMLWGS Sorry for the error!


Follow the Director of MLWGS on Twitter

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Dear Dragon Nation, I have established a Twitter account that is tied directly to me.  I promise that I will use this tool responsibly to inform people of events, time-sensitive changes, and to share our successes.  I can’t promise that I won’t toss in an occasional restaurant recommendation! Follow me @DirectorMLWGS Have a Great Dragon […]


MLWGS Bike to School Day is Friday, June 2nd

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Dust off your bike, pump up the tires, & find your helmet. . . the 5th MLWGS Bike to School Day is next Friday, June 2nd. Breakfast treats in the courtyard for all participants – and a chance for students who participate to win bike bling or other prizes. Note: Students who live too far […]


Seniors interested in performing at graduation and/or senior night

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Attention Seniors: If you are interested in performing at graduation and/or Senior Night, add your name to the sign-up sheet outside of the Forum by Friday, May 19th.  Auditions will be held on Wednesday, May 24th and Thursday, May 25th in the auditorium from 3:30-4:30.   See Ms. Sheppard if you have questions.   


Class of 2017 Panoramic Picture

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If you did not order your Class of 2017 panoramic picture, it’s not too late!  Go to www.strawbridge.net and follow the online ordering instructions.  You can search by school OR use the code 111957 to find the photo.  The cost is $15.00.  Contact Ms. Sheppard (ksheppard@gsgis.k12.va.us or 804-354-6800 ext. 3304) with any questions.