UPDATE: Due to predicted inclement weather, MLWGS will open two hours late on Friday, January 7, 2022.

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Homecoming Dance at MLWGS 2021

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“It was Saturday night, homecoming… outdoors. There was rain in the forecast.  Still, the squares for a dance floor were laid, and string lights from poles were hung.  It all looked a little odd and a little magical.  Amid uncertainty– the weather, the space–they gathered, they laughed—when it was all said and done—they had FUN!  […]


Walker Girls Tennis – 2021 State Runner Up Champions

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The girls’ team also had a great run this season and only lost to Western Albermarle in the finals championship yesterday on a tie-breaker in the last game. Congratulations to the team and their coach Mr. Ed Shore for an outstanding year. We are looking forward to seeing most back next year.  But wait…they’re not […]


MW Band and Chorus Concert on Wednesday, June 2nd

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The Band and Chorus will be performing their spring concert on Wednesday, June 2nd at 6:00 PM. The concert will take place outdoors at various locations around the MLWGS campus. Friends and family are asked to bring their own chairs to the performances. This will be the first live performance from the music department since […]


Signing Ceremony for Athletics

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    Congratulations to Maggie Walker’s Keriann Slayton who signed with Tufts on Friday in the Counseling office to play softball at the university! Her parents, coaches, and friends accompanied Keriann to sign the letter of intent for athletics with a college team. This commitment is one of the most exciting moments for a student-athlete […]


Update: All-Virtual MLWGS Regional School Board Meeting and FY22 Budget Work-Session on February 25, 2021

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Update: Meeting date changed from February 18 to February 25 due to inclement weather. 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 Regional Board will be held on February 18, 2021, at […]


Dragons Dominate in Math Modeling Contest

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MLWGS placed a record nine teams in the semifinals of this year’s Modeling The Future Challenge.  There are 78 total semifinalists, and MLWGS has the most of any school in the country!  Next up for our teams is the project phase which concludes on Friday 26 February.   Math Modeling students are taught by Mr. Dickson […]


An Open Letter to the MLWGS Community

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For the past few weeks, I have been focused on putting together a meaningful graduation experience for our Class of 2020 within the governor’s Phase One parameters. On Wednesday and Thursday, we celebrated with our families as each graduate made their way across the stage and teachers cheered enthusiastically for each student as they stepped […]


MLWGS Academic Update

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Dear MLWGS Students and Parents: I sincerely hope that this message finds you safe and secure during these challenging times.  I know that I speak for all the faculty and staff when I tell you that we miss seeing you at school, in class, on the athletic fields, the stage, and out in the community.  […]


Student Essay Contest opportunity from the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

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Student Essay Contest Opportunity: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is seeking submissions for its 2020 essay contest. Students are invited to consider and share their thoughts on the question: “What barriers remain today in exercising the right to vote? What changes, if any, would you make to protect or expand voting […]


Dr. Rachel Loving recognized by the College Board Counselor Recognition Program

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Congratulations! Dr. Rachel Loving, MLWGS Counselor, has been nominated for the 2019-20 College Board Counselor Recognition Program for her hard work and dedication to student success.  As a sign of appreciation, the College Board will acknowledge all recognized counselors during National School Counseling Week February 3-7, 2020, by featuring her profile on their website. They […]