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Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, February 6, 4-7 pm

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Mark your calendar: Parent-Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Thursday, February 6 from 4 -7 p.m.  Look for a link in the Parent Portal of PowerSchool that will open up for sign-ups at noon on Wednesday, January 29th.  As the number of students taught by each teacher greatly exceeds the number of available conference slots, we […]

College Kick-Off for Juniors on Tuesday, February 4th (Parents Invited)

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On Tuesday, February 4th, from 9:30 – 11:30 am all juniors will be attending “College Kick-Off 2020” in the auditorium at Maggie Walker. Parents of juniors are invited to attend this event (an optional parent RSVP and logistical information can be found at ( We will hear presentations from college admissions officers representing the University […]

Prospective student assessments for Charles City, Chesterfield, Goochland, Hopewell, New Kent, Petersburg, Powhatan, Prince George and Richmond, Saturday, February 1

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

National School Counseling Week, February 3-7, 2020

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The Virginia Department of Education would like to recognize professional school counselors during the week of February 3-7, 2020, as we celebrate National School Counseling Week.   The theme for the 2020 National School Counseling Week is entitled “School Counselors: Helping Build Better Humans,” and highlights the tremendous impact school counselors have in helping students achieve […]

MW’s Jen Todd selected as the 2018-19 Mideast Section ‘Boys Tennis Coach of the Year’ by NFHS

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Jennifer Todd On behalf of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) we are pleased to announce that Maggie Walker’s Jennifer Linn Todd has been selected as the 2018-19 Mideast Section Boys Tennis Coach of the Year! Jen was specifically nominated by the Virginia High School League (VHSL) as the most deserving recipient […]

MW Junior Perisa Ashar honored as a National Recipient of the NCWiT Award

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NCWIT proudly announced the 2020 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) national recipients, honoring four hundred high school women from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and all U.S. overseas military bases. We are proud to announce that Junior Perisa Ashar (Henrico) was honored as one of […]

Hana Voight earns National Board Certification for teachers

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Hana Voight, Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Social Studies Department faculty, is a member of the 2019 class completing National Board Certification. This is the most advanced professional credential available to American teachers. There are around 125,000 national board-certified teachers across all 50 states. Founded in 1987, the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) […]

Course Registration Information Assemblies for Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors Jan 29-31

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Lunchtime assemblies will be held for the underclasses (freshmen, sophomores and juniors) on Wednesday, January 29 through Friday, January 31 during the lunch period in the auditorium to provide students with materials and information about their upcoming course registration on March 5th, and what options will be available.  Juniors – Wednesday, January 29 Sophomores – […]

Ogburn to chair the MLWGS Regional School Board in 2020

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The Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Regional Board (RSB) elected Mrs. Michelle Ogburn, representing the Henrico School Board, as chair for 2020 at its January 16 meeting. Ogburn has served the RSB since January 2015. Mr. John Wright, representing the Goochland County School Board, was elected vice-chair. “I am honored to have been selected to […]

Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week January 20-24

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We extend our thanks to the Maggie Walker team of administrators lead by Dr. Bob Lowerre and includes Dr. Wendy Ellis and Mr. Max Smith, for their tireless work for our students. Virginia School Principals Appreciation Week 01/19/2020 WHEREAS, school principals work cooperatively to direct, develop, and inspire all members of the school staff and […]