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Robert C. Lowerre, Ph.D., Director

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Spring Sports Update

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In addition to recently completing more than 1200 AP assessments, being currently involved in SOL testing, and other important academic activities, the Dragons are excelling athletically.  As you know, athletics can reinforce core values (such as toughness, fairness, hard work, team work, and never giving up) that support success in classrooms and in life.  With […]

Dragons are Presence at Lexus Awards Banquet

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Of the 30 exceptional scholar-athletes assembled from around the region at the Lexus Leadership Awards banquet last evening, the Dragons accounted for 5.  Lexus recognizes students in the region based on rigorous examination of the students’ achievements in classrooms, communities, and playing fields.  Michael Benos, Shanthi Hiremath, Katie Pokorny, Emma Call, and Jack Miller are […]

Mil-wigs Update

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Please permit me to begin this update by acknowledging the support our community has shown to the Buscaglia family and to Mr. Roland (Facilities Manager) during very difficult periods.  We are indeed fortunate to be part of such a close, caring, and supportive community. The month of May has brought flowers, showers, and a flurry […]

Go Dragons Go

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We are reaching out to let you know we made it to the Group Round of the “America’s Best Athletic Program Contest” by finishing first in the State Round of voting.  There are  two rounds of voting remaining for a chance to win $2,500 for our athletic department. The Group Round begins today, Monday, May […]

Teacher Receives Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award

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Math Department Leader, Connie Hill was recognized at the UR Commencement as recipient of the 2016 Itzkowitz Family Distinguished Adjunct Faculty Award.  Connie was recognized as a professor who makes her subject accessible through encouragement and reinforcement. Connie accepted the award with humility and gratitude.  She told the graduates how success must involve sacrifice and […]

Wonderful PTSA Program

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On May 4, our PTSA hosted a wonderful program presented by MLWGS parent Dr. Michael Southham-Gerow.  This is the second year of the program which served to ignite the concerted effort we have undertaken to explore and address student stress.  While we are not able to replicate his dynamic presentation in this format, you can […]

Students Attend Symposium @ VCU

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    MLWGS students were fortunate to be invited to a scholarly symposium held on Thursday, April 14, from 3:00 — 5:00 p.m at VCU on Terrorism and Radicalization to learn more about its causes and arc of development.  The students who attended are also part of a new “America in the Vortex of the […]

Power Outage at MLWGS

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Our school and the area around us is in the midst of a power outage that began at approximately 3:00pm.  Students may be a bit late arriving home due to traffic snarls created by inoperable signal/stop lights. Our emergency power is on.

Thank you PTSA!

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Today, our faculty and staff enjoyed a delicious Latin themed lunch courtesy of our awesome PTSA volunteers (l-r, Julie, Peggy, Ryan, and Valerie).  Such support from all of our private groups (PTSA, Foundation, Boosters) is but one of the unique aspects of our school that make it a great place for students and staff alike.  […]

Outstanding Annual Asian Assembly Program!

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The MLWGS annual school-wide Asian assembly program was held today and will be presented again this evening in our auditorium beginning at 6:30pm.  In addition to brilliant dance performances by an enormous cast of students, the program also includes an awesome student-produced video introduction.  Shout-out to Mr. Ulmschneider for his support of our students via […]