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Jonathan L. Lewis, Ed.D.


Textbook Adoption 2017-2018 – Public Comment until June 9

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A public comment period will be open until Friday, June 9 for the adoption of new textbooks in the following courses: Advanced Placement European History, Advanced Placement Comparative Government and Politics, Advanced Placement Computer Principles, and Spanish I. Textbooks for review and accompanying comment forms will be available in the MLWGS library through the public […]


MLWGS wins Technology in Design in the VANS Custom Culture Contest

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Congratulations to Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School from Richmond, VA, the winner of the Customs Technology in Design category of Vans Custom Culture. From now through June 1, you can customize your own pair of Vans with this winning print. Senior Jordan Keller (’17-Richmond) was charged by Ms. Kori Mosley with designing a custom option for the VANS Custom Culture […]


MLWGS Prom:  Saturday, May 20

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The Junior/Senior Prom will be held on Saturday, May 20, from 8:00 – 11:00 p.m. at the Hippodrome Theater, located at 528 N 2nd St, Richmond, VA 23217. Seniors are not charged admission, but each senior must pick up his/her complimentary ticket during ticket sales.  Junior and guest tickets are priced at $30.00.  If juniors […]


Seniors: Community Service Hours Due by Friday, May 12th

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Community Service Hours:  Due by Friday, May 12th, 3:30 p.m. Completion of 140 community service hours is a requirement for graduation (see the MLWGS student handbook). Students who fail to meet this requirement will not receive an MLWGS diploma.  Please confirm community service hours in PowerSchool; see Ms. Valenta Williams in room 100 if there […]


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.  


MLWGS ‘We the People’ Team Arrival April 25, 2017

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Video by Barbara Marshall and Mark Sailer. No Captions…applause and cheering only!


AP Exams: The Weeks of May 1st and May 8th 

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Morning AP exams convene at 8:30 a.m. and afternoon AP exams begin at 12:00 or 12:30 (depending on the length of the morning exam on those days when there are two AP exams administered in the same location).  A good night’s sleep and a healthy breakfast is the best strategy during these weeks; students have […]


The 2017 “Thank a Teacher” Campaign

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Teacher Appreciation Week (May 8-12) is right around the corner, and the Virginia Lottery’s statewide “Thank a Teacher” campaign aims to thank thousands of Virginia public school teachers for their hard work. One of our teachers may even take home the grand prize – a Virginia vacation. For the second year in a row, the […]


Congratulations to the Maggie Walker Governor’s School 2017 ‘We the People’ National Champions!

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  Representing dedication, learning, sacrifice and leadership, the team prepared for months to earn this national title.  Thank you, Mr. Ulmschneider for your guidance and being a steady hand.


Preparing for the final rounds at 2:00 pm today, WTP

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Preparing for their last rounds in the House Judiciary Committee Hearing Room.  Good luck WTP Dragons!