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Robert C. Lowerre, Ph.D., Director

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Senior Recognition Night:  Wednesday, May 29th, 7:00 p.m., Auditorium

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This is the night we all come together to honor the many contributions and memories of our graduating seniors.  The highlight of the evening for the students is always the Senior Slide Show, and it is a great opportunity for you to get a sense of what the last four years have looked like inside […]

Seniors should return all items borrowed from the library by Friday, May 24, 2019

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The time is fast approaching to return all borrowed materials to the library.  This notice is a deadline reminder to our seniors.

Maggie L. Walker Collaborative Mural Honors her Many Accomplishments. Reveal Celebration on May 18th @ Noon

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The collaborative mural project brings together current and former students to celebrate the trailblazing African American civil rights leader, Maggie L. Walker’s many contributions.  A celebration will be held on Saturday, May 18th from 12 pm- 2 pm at the Bluestone Lobby Entrance Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies, 1000 N. […]

Seniors Auditioning for Musical Performance at Graduation

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Seniors interested in auditioning a musical performance for graduation and/or Senior Night must sign up on the form located outside the Forum by Friday, May 17.  Auditions will be held after school on Tuesday, May 21 and Thursday, May 23.  See Ms. Sheppard if you have questions. 

Maggie Walker’s Young Republicans Club honored RPD officers during National Police Week

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Maggie Walker’s Security Manager Brian Parker and Security Officer Warren Smith took several students from the Young Republicans Club today to the RPD’s 4th precinct station where they served the officers a Chipotle lunch for National Police Week.   National Police Week pays tribute to the local, State, and Federal law enforcement officers who serve and protect us with […]

2 Dragons are recognized ‘2019 Virginia Students of the Year’ after 7-week fundraising campaign to benefit LLS

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  Congratulations, Ananya Shah (’21-Henrico) and Elena Zerkin (’21-Henrico) – 2019 Virginia Students of the Year. Ananya and Elena participated as co-candidates in the 2019 Virginia Students of the Year campaign, running at Team Dragons for the Cure.  Students of the Year is a leadership development program for high school students, who compete in a 7-week […]

MW students to attend Summer Residential Governor’s Schools

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As most Dragons are starting to enjoying their summer break, five of their classmates were recommended for participation in a month-long extensive educational opportunity sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education and Gifted Services. The Summer Residential Governor’s School programs provide rising gifted high school juniors and seniors with an intensive experience. Students will live […]

Three Teams Place in Top 10% of College-level Math Modeling Contest

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In the College-level Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), Maggie Walker had three teams earn honors as Meritorious which puts them in the top 10% of all the competing teams.  The MCM is an international math modeling contest which pits university teams against each other, and there were over 25,000 competing teams.  This year the teams […]

MW Orchestra & VCU Medical Orchestra perform joint spring concert on June 5th at Maggie Walker

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In a first for our school, the Maggie Walker Orchestras will be putting on a combined performance with the VCU Medical Orchestra on June 5th, 2019 at 7:30 pm. They will be performing as a full orchestra and playing some rather exciting popular pieces, including music from Pirates of the Caribbean, Lord of the Rings, […]

Thank you MLWGS PTSA

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On behalf of the entire faculty and staff of Maggie Walker Governor’s School, we extend our gratitude to the PTSA and their appreciation team of Ms. Winnie Brown and Ms. Kellie Huyard for providing breakfast or lunches to us during Teacher Appreciation week.  Somehow you managed to provide a new menu every day, and we […]