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Robert C. Lowerre, Ph.D., Director

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The 2018 “Thank a Teacher” Campaign

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Do you know a Virginia public school teacher at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School who deserves a “thank you” for all they do? Here’s a way to send them one. Help our PTSA celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7-11, 2018) by sending a thank-you note to an inspiring teacher. We joined the Virginia Lottery’s “Thank a Teacher” […]

National Student Leadership Week April 15-21

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#1#2 Student leaders make significant contributions to the climate and culture of their schools and communities, and it’s important to celebrate that! National Student Leadership Week (NSLW) is an annual theme-based week dedicated to recognizing and supporting the vital role of student leaders. Since 1972, the national office of National Honor Society, National Junior Honor […]

Images from GSMUN 2018 courtesy of the Model UN Club of MLWGS

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Available here. View in thumbnail or slideshow.

Math Art Seminar students have work accepted for display at the Bridges Mathematical Art Conference, Stockholm, Sweden. A first for MW!

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Artists 1-3: Josie Martin, Meg Taylor, and teacher Ryan Webb Today is an exciting day for the Math Art Seminar students. In March two seniors, Josie Martin (Richmond) and Meg Taylor (Chesterfield), submitted artwork to the Bridges Mathematical Art Conference for consideration to be included in their 2018 gallery. The Bridges foundation is the largest […]

AP Exam “Bubblefest” – April 24, 11:15 & 11:25 a.m., Auditorium

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Any student who has registered to take an AP exam in May is required to attend Bubblefest hosted by the school counselors during lunch on April 24. Seniors will be released at 11:15 for some senior-related announcements, and the remainder of the AP testers will be released at 11:25. If for any reason you need to […]

Senior Survey via Naviance – April 23 through May 11

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 We the People Class The senior survey will be available on Naviance starting April 23rd and must be completed by May 11th as a part of the official check-out process.  This survey will give the senior counselors information about each student’s post-graduation plans.  The final college decision each senior reports will be used in the […]

MLWGS Regional Board Meeting on April 19, 2018

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A meeting of the Maggie Walker Governor’s School Regional Board will be held on April 19, 2018, @ 9:00 am, in Room 153 on the MW campus.  Persons wishing to address the Regional School Board are required to contact the Board Clerk for placement on the agenda. In order to address the Executive Board, the speaker must provide the Clerk […]

Registration for the Class of 2022 at MLWGS, Monday, April 23 @ 6:00 pm

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The Class of 2022 registration will be held in the MW auditorium on Monday, April 23 at 6:00 pm. The program will include remarks from the counseling, math, and international languages faculty regarding course sequencing at MLWGS. Please plan to arrive early as parking can be challenging.

MLWGS Robotics Compete at FIRST ® CHAMPIONSHIP:  April 25-28, 2018. Urgent Need for Funding Assistance

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FIRST Robotics Competition Team FRC Team 422 qualified for the World Championship in Detroit, Michigan from April 25th-28th.  The team is celebrating a historic robotics season both on and off the field, as they won the Northern Virginia district tournament, the FIRST Chesapeake District Championship, the Northern Virginia District Event Chairman’s Award, the Hampton Roads […]

Spring Concerts at MLWGS for Jazz, Orchestra and Chorus, April 16, 18 & 19

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Student instrumentalists and vocalists from Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School will show their musical skills and give our community an excellent show next week. The school’s annual spring concert will feature performances by our bands, orchestra, and chorus.  Come support music at MLWGS! JAZZ CONCERT – Monday, April 16, 7:00 pm ORCHESTRA CONCERT – Wednesday, April 18, 7:00 pm CHORUS […]