MLWGS will close early on Friday, April 20 @ 1 pm due to weather conditions. All after-school activities are cancelled.

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Robert C. Lowerre, Ph.D., Director

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The 23rd Annual Fall Festival: A Global Celebration, October 4th

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Dunk a Teacher is fun The Maggie L Walker Governor’s School annual Fall Festival sponsored by the PTSA is a fantastic event for the whole school and the surrounding community. The festival is a great event with delicious food and live student performances.  All proceeds raised benefit the participating student groups and help fund their activities for the year.   […]

Show Us Your Talent at MLWGS 2019 Fall Festival! (Deadline for entry is September 25th)

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We are looking for musicians, singers, improv artists, and dancers to perform at this year’s festival and fundraiser for your clubs and activities! Please submit ONE FORM per performer or group. DEADLINE is Wednesday, September 25th, 2019  

Seeking Family and Business Sponsors for Fall Festival 2019

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Fall Festival is almost here!!  The PTSA is seeking Dragon community families and businesses interested in sponsorship opportunities for this wonderful event that showcases the MLWGS many student organizations. The PTSA has two ways you can provide support: Dragon Community Sponsorship  – current MLWGS families, alumni, grandparents, friends ($50 recommended sponsorship) Corporate Sponsorship – $250 […]

U.S. Constitution signed September 17, 1787

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The Constitution of the United States of America is signed by 38 of 41 delegates present at the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia. Supporters of the document waged a hard-won battle to win ratification by the necessary nine out of 13 U.S. states. The Articles of Confederation, ratified several months before the British surrender at Yorktown […]

The Admissions Process program presented by Tufts University at MLWGS, Monday, September 23 @ 7:00 pm

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Tufts University will present a program entitled “Beyond the Numbers” at Maggie Walker on Monday, September 23rd at 7:00 in the auditorium. Tufts will provide an inside look into the admissions process at selective liberal arts colleges. It will include information about Tufts as well as an interactive case study activity that will give students […]

MLWGS Executive School Board Meeting September 19, 2019

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The regularly scheduled meeting of the Maggie Walker Governor’s School Executive Board will be held on Thursday, September 19, 2019, @ 9:00 am, in Room 153 on the MW campus.  Persons wishing to address the Executive School Board are required to contact the Board Clerk for placement on the agenda. In order to address the Executive […]

The Student Handbook test must be completed by September 15th

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The Handbook Test must be completed by all students by September 15th.  The link to the test and the handbook itself are online at the Schoology class pages.  Students must have their student ID number.  School computer access will be shut down for students that do not successfully complete the test by the due date.

Back to School Night, Thursday, September 19th

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The attached form (also listed within this message), Back to School Student Schedule, will be distributed to students before dismissal on Monday. Students are asked to fill out their schedule on this paper and bring it home to give to parents. Back to School Night Student Schedule 2019 Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Back to […]


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Students from high schools will be challenged to develop a smartphone app specific to lost or abandoned blue crab trap removal. The App will be used to track and record derelict traps recovered from the Chesapeake Bay.   The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is pleased to announce the 2019 Crab Trap App Challenge. This challenge provides […]

Would you like to perform at Fall Festival?

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MLWGS FALL FESTIVAL 2019 ENTERTAINMENT Curricular Groups (Jazz Band, Orchestra, Chorus, etc.) will have designated slots. Limited time is available for other student groups. Go to the Fall Festival Facebook page or click on this link! Submit ONE FORM per group. DEADLINE for signing up is Wednesday, September 25th.  Questions? Please contact: Jessica Lai Perez […]