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Senior Community Service Hours Due by Friday, May 13th, 3:30 p.m.

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Attention Seniors: completion of 140 community service hours is a requirement for graduation (see the MLWGS student handbook).  As such, students who fail to meet this requirement will receive a standard diploma. Students may confirm their community service hours in PowerSchool. Please see Ms. Valenta Williams in room 100 if there are any discrepancies. All […]


Reminder: Caltech MIT Pomona Yale Information Session at Maggie Walker, May 15th

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Sunday, May 15, 2016, at 02:00 PM at Maggie L Walker Governor’s School 1000 N Lombardy St Richmond, VA 23220 United States Admissions representatives from Caltech, MIT, Pomona, and Yale will discuss academic programs, campus life, selective college admissions and financial aid. Please bring your friends and family. The session will be held in the auditorium. https://apps.admissions.yale.edu/register/CMPY16Richmond


4 Days Left to Vote MLWGS in USA Today’s 2015-16 America’s Best Athletic Program

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Maggie Walker is currently in the lead by approximately 1,000 points, but Matoaca High School has been steadily building up points, overtaking Manchester High School over the weekend. All votes are needed to keep Maggie Walker in first place and a chance to win $2,500 for the athletic program. http://contest.usatodayhss.com/vote/best-athletic-program-virginia/round-1/va    


Wonderful PTSA Program

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On May 4, our PTSA hosted a wonderful program presented by MLWGS parent Dr. Michael Southham-Gerow.  This is the second year of the program which served to ignite the concerted effort we have undertaken to explore and address student stress.  While we are not able to replicate his dynamic presentation in this format, you can […]


Thank you MLWGS community

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On behalf of all the faculty and staff members of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School, we extended our gratitude for your efforts of recognition during Teacher Appreciation Week. From the multiple mailbox treats, ice cream dessert, boxed lunch and gift card, we all are humbled by your response this week. It is our privilege to […]


Audition to perform at MLWGS graduation

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Showcasing MLWGS Senior musical talent is an important tradition at Senior Recognition Night and graduation.  For example, vocalists are needed to sing The Star Spangled Banner.  Additional performers or performance groups (instrumental or vocal) are sought for both events. Any MLWGS senior or group of seniors interested in auditioning must sign up for a time slot […]


Vote MLWGS in USA Today’s 2015-16 America’s Best Athletic Program

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Who has the best athletic program in the country?  USA TODAY High School Sports is giving the fans the opportunity to decide.  The next installment of the “America’s Best” contest series will be the 2015-16 America’s Best Athletic Program. The contest will take place over a 10-month period (August – June), where schools from each state, including […]


Still want to purchase a copy of the Class of 2016 group photo?

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 It’s not too late.  Bring $15 to Ms. Sheppard (in room 330) by Wednesday, May 4.  She can provide you with an order form, and Lifetouch will come by to pick up all remaining order forms.  All checks should be made payable to “Lifetouch.”  


Error correction for senior graduation announcements

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Unfortunately, the Class of 2016 graduation announcements were delivered with an error indicating the wrong location for this year’s commencement ceremony (Graduation is at Altria Theatre on June 17th at 3:00).  Herff Jones has assured MLWGS that the printer is responsible for this mistake, and they are quickly reprinting everything and expecting to have new announcements delivered […]


Key Club and Oge Anene are helping to solve a recycling problem

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The Problem 11.1 million tons of recyclable fabric and textiles end up in landfills every year. This causes major problems for the environment. The Solution Join a global fashion movement for the planet by supporting H&M’s World Recycle Week. Instead of trashing old clothes, give them a second life by recycling them. You’ll save water, […]