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The MLWGS student ‘Tell Us’ luncheon series with home division superintendent and school board representative has successfully concluded

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November 11th through the 18th the following divisions participated in our 2019 ‘Tell Us’ luncheons: Henrico, King and Queen, Hanover, Charles City, New Kent, Powhatan, and Hopewell as previously reported. The remaining divisions were scheduled November 25th through December 6th. As always, the MW students were open to sharing personal thoughts and experiences as Dragons with […]

Dragons to perform at Maymont’s Old Fashioned Christmas, Sunday, December 8th

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Select Orchestra students will be performing at Maymont’s Old Fashioned Christmas near the Carriage House from 1-2 pm Sunday, December 8th. No word on if they will be dressed in Victorian fashions. From the Maymont website: Delight in the charms of Christmas past and experience a tradition enjoyed by generations of families. Victorian ladies and […]

Show Support for MLWGS Junior Selected as Snow Queen 2020 Candidate. Public Voting November 29-December 24

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Maggie L.  Walker Governor’s Schools’ Perisa Ashar (’21-Henrico), has been selected as one of the top three Snow Queen 2020 candidates and is now a finalist competing for the award of Snow Queen 2020, sponsored by the Children’s Museum of Virginia.   Each year, the Snow Queen Award is open to qualified applicants from area schools […]

Dragons in London – Wednesday, December 4th

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The students of Mr. McGuire’s AP Comparative Government in London. This morning our students were scheduled to meet with Conservative MP (Member of Parliament) Iain Duncan Smith in his office in the House of Commons. Mr. Duncan Smith served as Official Leader of the Opposition between 2001 and 2003 when he was Tony Blair’s most visible critic. More […]

Blood Drive at MLWGS, Friday, December 6th

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Want to make the Holidays very special for a lot of families? Sign up to give blood on Friday, Dec. 6th and help save 3 lives.  Just click to Sign Up. Remember if you’re 16 you must also get your parents’ permission (see Mr. Blanton for form).  

Winter Dance & Freshmen Lock-in at MLWGS on December 13th

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The Winter Dance and freshman lock-in will be held on Friday, Dec 13th, from 8:00 – 10:30 pm (dance) and 10:30 pm-6: 30am (lock-in).  All classes and guests are welcome to attend the dance, but the lock-in is for Maggie Walker freshmen only.  Tickets are $5 for the dance or the lock-in and $10 for […]

Dragons to play for the Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony, December 5th

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Photos from the 2018 visit A select number of Orchestra students under the direction of Ms. Christina Sienkiewicz, will be performing for the Tree Lighting Ceremony at Capitol Square this Thursday, December 5th at 5 pm. After the tree lighting, students will perform in one of the ballrooms of the Governor’s Mansion while the pubic […]

Dragons in Wales, Tuesday, December 3rd

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Mr. Matt McGuire’s AP Comparative Government students are on an interdisciplinary trip to London and Cardiff this week to learn about the Westminster Parliamentary system and about the differences between the United States/United Kingdom politics. Faculty members Mr. Dan Brown and Ms. Kerry Sheppard are also accompanying our students on this trip. Today our Dragons arrived in Wales. […]

MLW Model UN win performance awards at VAMUN

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At the UVA Model United Nations conference attended by hundreds of students from across the region on November 15-16, several Maggie Walker students received awards for their performance. Congratulations to Riley Dewitt (’21-CCPS), Hanh Le (’21-CCPS), Sentil Meyyappan (’21-Henrico), Siddharth Venigalla (’20-CCPS), and Richard Zhai (’20-Henrico) for winning Verbal Commendations; Samantha Fidler (’21-Henrico) and Ronit […]

Happy Thanksgiving Holiday

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Best wishes to the MW community for a joyful and restful holiday break.  It’s important to pause in our busy and full lives to be thankful for those we love and our closest friends.  Classes resume on Monday, December 2nd   “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in […]