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Director’s Message: Welcome Dragons to the 2021-2022 Year at MLWGS

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I can barely contain my excitement to welcome you to the 2021-22 school year at MLWGS!  We have been through so much and it looks like we can finally bring the whole school back together on campus for the first time in almost a year and a half.  While there are certainly challenges ahead of us, […]


Introducing promoted faculty members and our newest professionals for 2021-2022

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Congratulations to the following faculty members in their new leadership positions at Maggie Walker Governor’s School; Dr. Lisa Williams – Assistant Director Dr. Williams has worked at Maggie Walker Governor’s School since August 2008 as an English teacher.  During her tenure, she has also served as the English Department Chair for ten years. Longevity as […]


MLWGS Regional School Board Meeting on August 19, 2021 @ 9 am and public comment information, Update: Masks are required

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L-R Top Row:  Ogburn, Lowerre, and Pritchett L-R Middle Row:  Wright, Barber, and Hall L-R Bottom Row: Ayers, Hyslop, and Bailey Update: Masks are required for in-person attendance. The MLWGS Regional School Board Meeting will be recorded for those wishing to view it at a later time. In-person attendance is restricted to the limitations of […]


The Class of 2025 (Freshmen!) Orientation, August 31, 2021, includes a Parent Orientation: Wear a Mask

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Update: Masks will be required for anyone attending.  Welcome, new Dragons! In order to get the school year off to a great start, freshmen are invited to an orientation on August 31st, 2021.  In addition to receiving class schedules, freshmen will also have the opportunity to meet their teachers and classmates.  It is also recommended […]


Attention Seniors: New Immunization Requirement for Virginia Students

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Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane is reminding parents to make sure that their children’s immunizations are up to date — especially students and young children subject to new requirements that went into effect on July 1. “I encourage school divisions to collaborate with local health districts to provide multiple opportunities for children and students […]


Graduation 2021 images

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The following images are provided by Ms. Kimberly Forquer, Senior Counselor, who was able to capture some in-person memories with a senior class that has been so special to her throughout this unusual but productive school year. Enjoy!


Congratulations to the Class of 2021 on Graduation Day

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Congratulations to the Dragon Class of 2021 on your many successes, adventures, and friendships made at Maggie Walker Governor’s School these past four years.  Our belief is you take away with you an outstanding educational foundation to build upon. While you will be missed, we are also excited to see what will be achieved in […]


Senior Night, Tuesday, June 15th

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Praise to Dr. Lowerre, Kerry Sheppard, Ed Coleman, Mike Brown, Dickson Benesh, John Piersol, Connie Hill, and the senior class officers for co-hosting a memorable Senior Night last night. The auditorium was packed with masked seniors and parents, the audience like riverbanks beside the wide currents of seniors in the center. A few parents chose […]


Update: MW students win Audience Choice in the 6th Annual VHSL Film Festival with Moonball

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Update: Congratulations to Grace Liu, Daphne Pang, Emma Hunter, and Kirby Westerfield! Their PSA “Moonball” won the Audience Choice award in their category at the VHSL Film Festival!  Moonball is an Official Selection in the 6th Annual VHSL Film Festival! High school filmmakers across the Commonwealth submitted 73 films from 28 schools to the VHSL Film Festival, […]


All-Virtual MLWGS Executive School Board Meeting on June 17, 2021 @ 9 am and public comment information

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L-R Top Row:  Ogburn, Lowerre, and Pritchett L-R Middle Row:  Wright, Barber, and Hall L-R Bottom Row: Ayers, Hyslop, and Bailey An All-VIRTUAL meeting of the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Executive Board will be held on June 17, 2021, at 9:00 am. We are utilizing the Zoom platform for this live meeting but will […]