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Maggie Walker students received 293 AP Scholar Awards in 2019

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An AP Scholar is a student who receives an award from the College Board for outstanding performance on several AP exams. There are different award levels. Being an AP Scholar offers many advantages for students. AP classes offer another big perk: the opportunity to earn college credit! 2019 SCHOLAR SUMMARY  Total Scholars = 293, Average […]

Prospective student assessments for Hanover, Henrico & King & Queen, Saturday, January 25

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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 […]

Good luck to MW’s ‘We the People’ competitors at the Virginia state championship, January 24

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Photo credit: VA Civics The Virginia State ‘We the People’ Finals are here. The event is open to supporters. Come see what Virginia’s best and brightest students think about government issues.  Students are divided into units and prepare a presentation on their focus area then participate in simulated congressional hearings on a wide variety of topics […]

Dragons awarded positions in the 2020 district band

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Student musicians Ryan Eklund-’22 Richmond (trombone), Helen Hopkins-’21 Chesterfield (trombone), Devon Jebo-’22 Henrico (clarinet), Rahul Ramesh-’21 Henrico (bassoon), Amar Srinivasan-’22 Chesterfield (French horn), and Carson Wang-’23 Henrico (clarinet) were awarded positions in the 2020 district band. District band is a competitive auditioned ensemble that comprises of the best high school band students from Henrico, Richmond […]

Orientation and welcome for new MLWGS regional school board members, January 15

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We are pleased to welcome Ms. Debbie Bailey, representing Chesterfield County Public Schools and Ms. Jill Andrews, representing Prince George County Public Schools to the Regional School Board of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School.  Today, both board members had an orientation with school director, Dr. Bob Lowerre, and enjoyed a luncheon with students of their […]

MLWGS Regional Board Meeting January 16, 2020

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A meeting of the Maggie Walker Governor’s School Regional Board will be held on January 16, 2020, at 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. To address the Regional School Board, the speaker must provide […]

Nominate an outstanding teacher for the R.E.B. awards

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Nominations are open for the 2020 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence, The Community Foundation’s yearly awards that identify, recognize and support outstanding teachers in the Richmond area. Through a nomination process, approximately 15 outstanding teachers are selected each year to receive professional development grants of $4,000 to $12,000.  Award recipients have earned graduate degrees, climbed […]

Dragons awarded positions with the Greater Richmond HS Jazz Band sponsored by VCU

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Varun Mandgi (’21-Richmond) and Nived Sanjay (’23-Chesterfield) were awarded positions with the Greater Richmond High School Jazz Band, a VCU-sponsored auditioned ensemble. The band is comprised of the best high school jazz students from Richmond and surrounding counties. They will be featured in performances throughout the spring, including Saturday, May 2nd, at the Singleton Center. […]

World Cube Association Gaming Event at MW, Saturday, January 18

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Maggie Walker Governor’s School will host its second Cubing gaming event on Saturday, January 18th in the gymnasium.   The World Cube Association governs competitions for mechanical puzzles that are operated by twisting groups of pieces, commonly known as ‘twisty puzzles’. The most famous of these puzzles is the Rubik’s Cube, invented by professor Rubik from […]

Dr. Rachel Loving recognized by the College Board Counselor Recognition Program

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Congratulations! Dr. Rachel Loving, MLWGS Counselor, has been nominated for the 2019-20 College Board Counselor Recognition Program for her hard work and dedication to student success.  As a sign of appreciation, the College Board will acknowledge all recognized counselors during National School Counseling Week February 3-7, 2020, by featuring her profile on their website. They […]