Director’s Blog


Robert C. Lowerre, Ph.D., Director

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Weather Closing for All After School Activities Friday and Saturday

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Due to inclement weather in the area, all after-school activities, which include athletics, for MLWGS on Friday and Saturday are canceled or postponed.   This notice does not impact academics today.  Unless otherwise notified by your home division, dismissal will occur at the normal time. 

Knitting Club Community Service Opportunity on December 14th

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Want to learn how to make red knitted caps for babies in the NICU while also earning community service hours??  Grab your size 8 or 9 knitting needles and join Knitting Club on Thursday, December 14 in room 120 at 11:30 when Maggie Walker parent Winnie Brown will be on hand to teach anyone interested!  […]

Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators

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The Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators recognizes outstanding kindergarten through grade 12 teachers who employ innovative approaches to environmental education and use the environment as a context for learning for their students. Up to two teachers from each of EPA’s 10 regions, from different states, will be selected to receive this award. The White […]

Winter Concerts at MLWGS for Jazz, Orchestra and Chorus

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Student instrumentalists and vocalists from Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School will show their musical skills and give our community some holiday spirit next week. The school’s annual winter concert will feature performances by our bands, orchestra, and chorus.  Come support music at MLWGS! WINTER JAZZ CONCERT – Monday, Dec. 4th, 7:00 pm WINTER CHORUS/ORCHESTRA CONCERT – Thursday, Dec. 7th, 7:00 […]

Almost here…MENA Winter Holiday Bazaar on Friday, 8 December from 5 pm to 8 pm. Please join us!

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You are invited to join the Middle East & North Africa Senior Seminar at MLWGS next Friday for our first Winter Holiday Bazaar. There will be vendors, food, prizes, and games. Proceeds go to support the students’ trip to Morocco in the spring.  

Reminder: FY19 Budget Town Hall Meeting for Public Input, December 5 @ 6:00 pm, MLWGS Forum. Digital Input Option Also Available

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Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School will host a budget town hall on December 5th to solicit community input prior to the release of its proposed fiscal-year 2018-19 budget in February/March. A short presentation will be followed by opportunities to comment and ask questions. MLWGS values your input and has provided another option for those unable to attend the […]

Christmas Tree Fundraiser for MLWGS – each class can raise $$

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You can help Maggie Walker Governor’s School this holiday season with Tree Elves!  Tree Elves is a Christmas tree delivery service where you can order premium Fraser firs online and schedule a day and time for delivery by Santa’s elves!  Pick-up is included with delivery so no need to leave your tree in your backyard […]

Doodle 4 Google Scholarship Award Contest Deadline December 2, 2017

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    APPLICATION DEADLINE December 02, 2017 SATURDAY Awarded By: Google Inc. Award Amount: $30,000 annually, non-renewable for the national winner. The winning applicant’s school will also receive a $50,000 technology grant. National finalists will receive $5,000 for educational expenses. Students in grades K-12 are invited to take part in the Doodle 4 Google contest, and create […]

Congratulations MW Boys & Girls Cross Country Teams winning the 2017 State Championship

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2017 Boys and Girls Cross Country Teams are the VHSL State Champions for the fifth consecutive year – outstanding!

2018 National Youth Science Camp

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The National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) is a broad science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) experience that incorporates creative and performing arts as well as outdoor experience in an intense month-long camp for young scientists. In a rustic setting in West Virginia, students from around the country are challenged academically in exciting lectures and hands-on […]