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Jonathan L. Lewis, Ed.D.

Watch April 15th on CBS6 for MLWGS BoB Squad vs Riverbend

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BOB Squad competitors for this broadcast are Ankith Laichetty, Christian Moore, Parth Kotak and Collin Carder.   The broadcast starts at 10:00 am.  

“Bubblefest” schedule for underclassmen – April 18 & 19

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Students:  Do not forget to attend Bubblefest after spring break! Freshmen  join Seniors on Tuesday, April 18th at 11:30 in Auditorium Juniors and Sophomores – Wednesday, April 19th at 11:30 in the Auditorium  It is mandatory to attend a Bubblefest session if you plan to take AP’s in May.  If you cannot attend your assigned […]

Caps, Gowns, & Announcements: Thursday & Friday, April 20th & 21st, at lunch

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Caps, gowns, announcements, and other items ordered from Herff-Jones will be distributed on April 20th and 21st in the downstairs student commons during lunch.  If your student does not pick up his/her order at that time, he/she should contact Ms. Sheppard (class sponsor/graduation coordinator) in Room 330.   If you have questions about or problems with […]

AP Exam “Bubblefest” – Tuesday, April 18th, 11:40 a.m., Auditorium

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Any senior who has registered to take an AP exam in May is required to attend Bubblefest hosted by the school counselors during lunch on April 18th.  If for any reason you need to be absent on Tuesday, you may attend the underclassmen session on Wednesday, April 19th.

MLWGS Mech Tech Dragons Robotics Competition Live Feed Today

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1:1 Laptop Pilot Program for 45 Incoming Freshmen

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In the Fall of the 2017-18 school year, Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School will begin a small one-to-one laptop pilot with a percentage of incoming freshmen.  The goal of the pilot is to explore the impact that having ubiquitous technology resources and Internet access would have on the instruction and learning of our gifted students. […]

April 2017 – the ‘Month of the Military Child’

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A message from the First Lady of Virginia: “Purple Up! For Military Kids” Day Across the State, Friday, April 21, 2017, will be the day to “Purple Up! For Military Kids.”  The entire school community is encouraged – teachers, principals, students, parents, bus drivers, and staff to wear purple on April 21 to show support […]

Director’s March Update

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Greetings, Maggie Walker Community! I hope this update finds you well and enjoying the warmer, longer days.  Spring break is right around the corner, so I hope you and your family enjoy a restful break from school beginning Monday, April 10.  As always there is a lot going on at Maggie Walker.  I am tempted […]

Secretary of Education Dr. Dietra Trent will visit MLWGS Robotics on April 3rd

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Dr. Dietra Trent was appointed Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia by Governor Terry McAuliffe. Previously, she served as Deputy Secretary of Education. She joined the Administration of Governor Terry McAuliffe in January 2014.     

Parent Information Meeting for all Grade Levels on “SpeakUp to Slow the Spinning”

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Please plan to attend a parent information session hosted by our very own Dr. Lee Ridens, the school Psychologist, on April 5th in the Auditorium at MLWGS from 7:00 pm-8:30 pm.  All parents are encouraged to attend. See below for more details! Title:  SpeakUp to Slow the Spinning Description:  A Discussion Cultivating a Balanced Culture […]