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MLWGS Regional School Board passes Resolution Condemning Racism

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At its June 18, 2020 meeting, the Regional School Board unanimously approved a resolution condemning racism and to nurture an anti-racist learning environment at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. The Board remains committed to providing a high-quality education for every child at MLWGS with an inclusive educational environment where every student, teacher, support professional, parent, […]


Junior Book Award Recipients for the Class of 2021

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MLWGS is pleased to announce the following recipients of Junior Book Awards for the Class of 2021: Richmond Alumnae Panhellenic Association Award Savannah Vonesh Smith College Award Sonya Stacia Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Award John Staley  Bausch and Lomb University of Rochester Honorary Science Award Eric Hamilton  Xerox Award for Innovation and Technology Award Dennis Plotnokov Univ.of […]


Fall opening for students at MLWGS

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Dear MLWGS Community, Last week Gov. Northam and the Virginia Department of Education issued Recover, Redesign, Restart 2020 guidelines as to how schools may reopen in the fall.  The MLWGS Leadership Team looked at a variety of options that would best fit the needs of our students, families, and staff.  As a result of these […]


Virtual Executive School Board Meeting on Thursday, June 18, 2020

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A VIRTUAL meeting of the Maggie Walker Governor’s School Executive Board will be held on June 18, 2020, at 9:00 am. We are utilizing the Zoom platform for this meeting which will be recorded for public viewing. On the agenda for approval at this meeting is the assignment of reserve funds from Fiscal Year 2020 […]


Congratulations Mary Caroline Heinen – 2020 Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award Winner!

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Mary Caroline Heinen from Maggie Walker Governor’s School has been named as this year’s Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award winner.  She was chosen from among 30 amazing candidates chosen as weekly scholar-athlete winners.  In celebration of the 25th year of this program, she will receive a $25,000 scholarship from Lexus of Richmond. Mary Caroline has […]


Congratulations Mr. Sam Ulmschneider, Awarded National Fellowship

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Samuel Ulmschneider, a teacher at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School, in Richmond, VA has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, VA in its twenty-ninth annual fellowship competition. A total of 49 fellowships were awarded in 2020. James Madison Fellowships support further study of American history by […]


Richmond Public Schools offers summer Health and PE classes (including residents attending MW)

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  Path 4:  Initial Credit course (first time taking this course) for PE 9, PE 10, and Driver’s Ed Theory.  After you complete this form you will be contacted via the email address or phone number you listed with information on how to get started (or contact sramsey@rvaschools.net).  Free for RPS students. It’s also free for […]


Date Change: MW Robotics Charity Collection Drive on Sunday, June 14, 1-5 PM

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The Mech Tech Dragons would like to continue giving back to the community even when we ourselves are unable to meet. We’ve partnered with the Richmond Ronald McDonald House Charity for years now, and we are collecting donations for them this Sunday, June 14th. This drive is taking place in the Bluestone parking lot from […]


Dragon Chess Camp 2020

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This year, because of coronavirus concerns, the Dragon Chess Camp for 2020 will be free and conducted online. There will be tournaments hosted online and classes hosted online as well. There will be three sections with one being a beginner section for those who do not know how to play, an intermediate section for those […]


Senior Night 2020 on Video

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Built from the skills of the senior class sponsor, Ms. Kerry Sheppard, we present the virtual senior night video as a keepsake for our students.