UPDATE: Due to predicted inclement weather, MLWGS will open two hours late on Friday, January 7, 2022.

Director’s Blog

Robert C. Lowerre, Ph.D., Director

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Awesome Trip to State Gov’t Today

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Our freshman class enjoyed a wonderful trip to state government today that included an engaging talk with Senior Justice Russell, lead Supreme Court Attorney and MLWGS parent Lori Lord, a wonderful lunch on the capital grounds, a visit from Governor McAuliffe (front row center), a tour of the capital building, and participation in a mock […]

Best Wishes

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The first 126 school days for the Dragons have been as eventful and productive as ever!  Upon our return from break, 53 more school days await us prior to our commencement on June 17.  Please join me in sending good wishes to our Robotics team which competes this weekend, to Ms. Welles and students who […]

Secretary Holton to Visit Robotics!

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Secretary Anne Holton, MLWGS alumni parent and the Commonwealth’s Secretary of Education will visit our Robotics Team this afternoon.  Best of luck to the MechTech Dragons #422 as they begin their journey toward nationals!

French Immersion Day Participation

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On Saturday, March 19, Ms. Franson accompanied a team of MLWGS students to the Chesterfield French immersion day competitions (congres).  We had the following awesome finishes from Dr. McLees’ and Ms. Franson’s French classes: Daniel Hall: First Place, Level 5, Dictée Angela Chen:  First Place, Level 4, Art Reproduction Anisha Sharma:  First Place, Level 3, […]

Robotics Poised for National Qualifier This Weekend!

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Following an outstanding performance in Blacksburg earlier this month, The Mech Tech Dragons did extremely well this past weekend in Asheville, NC and were finalists in the game competition.  The team also won the Industrial Design Award for the 2nd week in a row.  This award recognizes an efficiently and elegantly designed robot that effectively addresses the […]

Adam Smith Competition Regional Winner

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Congratulations to our students and Dr. Oreska for being an Adam Smith Regional Winner in the Virginia Department of Education Online Econ/Personal Finance Competition!  Based on the final scores, these teams are invited to participate in the Adam Smith Division of the State Championship of the Governor’s Challenge in April. DOE Region #1 Winner:     Maggie Walker […]

Commencement 2016

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There are only 59 more school days until graduation!  As we continue our march toward June 17, please permit me to provide an update on graduation regalia. As you know, we engaged in a review of our regalia practice.  As seniors and their parents were advised earlier this week, the outcome of the review is […]

Congratulations MW Mech Tech Dragons winning Silver in the 2016 FedEx Innovation Challenge

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The 2016 FedEx Innovation Challenge, an interactive social-media competition, that was open to all FRC and FTC teams in the US. The Innovation Challenge took place from January 9 – February 21, 2016. Part problem solving, part creative challenge, this fun and engaging competition consisted of math and science problems, scavenger hunt activities, and more. Participating teams were required to […]

After School and Evening Activities are Canceled 2/24/2016

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  The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for our area.  Because of this, all of our after school/evening activities are canceled today. http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=37.540000&lon=-77.460000#.Vs4GoNKrSM8 Stay safe!      

Request for Support…

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You may be aware of a cyber incident in which some of our students have been involved pertaining to confidential student information.  After reaching out to a few parents individually, I learned that much of the community had become aware of the posts so I thought it would be prudent to reach out to everyone. […]