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MW Chamber Orchestra earns ‘Superior’ rating at District I Orchestra Assessment Festival

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Maggie Walker Chamber Orchestra earns ‘Superior’ rating for programs of the highest level of difficulty for the second year in a row at District I Orchestra Assessment Festival. Congratulations to the Chamber Orchestra for earning the highest rating of Superior from each of four judges at the District 1 Orchestra Assessment Festival Thursday, March 8th at […]


Some Thoughts Regarding to School Violence

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Following the school shooting in Florida, I have received several emails from concerned parents asking about the state of our security here at MLWGS.  While I was going to address this in the Sunday Night Update, I feel that platform won’t give me the adequate space to share some thoughts on what we do here […]


Prospective Student Assessments for Charles City, Chesterfield, Hopewell, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George, New Kent & Richmond – Saturday, February 3rd

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Students report no later than 7:45 am; doors will open at 7:30. Please enter the building through the front doors at the top of the steps on the Lombardy side. Testing will begin promptly at 8:00 am, and students arriving after testing begins may not participate in this assessment session. Only bring pencils for testing. […]


Nominate an outstanding teacher for REB awards

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Nominations are open for the 2018 REB Awards for Teaching Excellence, The Community Foundation’s yearly awards that identify, recognize and support outstanding teachers in the Richmond area. Through a nomination process, approximately 15 outstanding teachers are selected each year to receive professional development grants of $4,000 to $12,000.  Award recipients have earned graduate degrees, climbed […]


Unique Iceland Student Tour Approved

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A June 22 – 27, 2019 student tour of Iceland has been approved by the MLWGS Regional School Board. An informational meeting for the parents of interested students will be held at Maggie Walker on Thursday, January 18.  The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. in room 153. Settled by Vikings in the late 9th […]


Rationale behind the early start calendar proposal for academic year 2018-2019

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The rationale behind the early start proposal is threefold.  Each feature reflects a core goal of the leadership team at MLWGS.  First, two weeks at the beginning of the year in class is far more useful than at the end of the year.  This is true because of AP testing primarily, and SOL testing secondarily.  The […]


Senior Class Meeting Thursday, November 2nd – Lunchtime

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Seniors:  There will be a brief mandatory class meeting on Thursday, November 2 during lunch in the auditorium.  Herff Jones is coming to collect measurements for your graduation cap and gown and to distribute order forms for graduation-related items.  Please plan to arrive as soon as 4th block ends as the representative will not be […]


Congratulations to MW’s David Barnes – 2017 State Finalist for Presidential Math & Science Teaching Award

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Board of Education Recognizes State Finalists For Presidential Math & Science Teaching Award RICHMOND, Va. — The Virginia Board of Education yesterday honored seven Virginia public school teachers in grades 7-12 who have been selected as state finalists for the 2017 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The award — regarded as the […]


Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Back to School Night Thursday, September 21st 6:30 – 9:00 pm

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Back to School Night is for parents and guardians. Plan to arrive by 6:15 p.m. because school parking lots fill up quickly. Overflow parking is available at the James River Bus Company lot on Allen St. between Broad and Leigh and the Virginia Union C.K. lot on Leigh St. and Mozelle (directly across Leigh St. […]


Correction to Director’s Twitter Account

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The correct account is @DirectorMLWGS Sorry for the error!