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October Is Bullying Prevention Month

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School board members, superintendents, teachers, and parents can play a critical role in creating a climate where bullying is not tolerated. It has been proven when adults and children stand together, bullying ends. This is why the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) has declared October to be Bullying Prevention Month. Childhood bullying is a significant […]


The U.S. Constitution is signed on 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 […]


PTSA ‘Adopt an Island’ at MLWGS

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The MLWGS PTSA needs your help to beautify our parking lot. There are 18 parking lot islands in need of a green thumb. We are reaching out to our MLWGS families, clubs, teams, and peer groups to choose an island and make it your own this school year. Islands need to be kept clean by […]


The ‘Dragon’s Lair’ store has a new website

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The Dragon’s Lair has a new website: www.mlwgsdragonslair.com. Please take moment to check it out, bookmark the site, and stock up on MLWGS gear.   Purchases are either picked up from the school or shipped for a flat fee. The Dragon’s Lair is staffed by PTSA volunteers.  Please contact the store if you would like to volunteer […]


All-Virtual Back to School Night, Thursday, September 24th @ 6:30 p.m.

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Update! This year, our Back to School Night is going virtual!  Our program will start with an opening session with Dr. Lowerre and the September meeting of the PTSA on Zoom.  After these sessions, parents will be free to explore pre-recorded presentations by the faculty.  Each presentation will be 5-7 minutes.  The link to access […]


Congratulations to the winner of the 2020-21 Directory cover design

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Congratulations to Lexi Pasternak, class of 2022, for her winning design submission for the 2020-21 School Directory cover.  Her work was selected out of thirteen student submissions and she will receive a $50 gift card for her winning design.  Congratulations!


The student handbook test must be completed by the end-of-day September 20th

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The handbook test must be completed by all students on or before September 20th.  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 […]


All-Virtual Executive School Board Meeting on Thursday, September 17, 2020

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An All-VIRTUAL meeting of the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Executive Board will be held on September 17, 2020, at 9:00 am. We are utilizing the Zoom platform for this live meeting but will also record for public viewing at any time.  To listen to the meeting live use this link. On the agenda for […]


Virtual College Visits Begin Monday, September 14th and Will Continue Through Mid-November

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We may be all virtual, but colleges are still very interested in connecting with Maggie Walker students! We have already had 90 colleges sign up for virtual visits and we anticipate well over 100 colleges connecting with us over the next two months during our “fall college visit season”. During these visits, admissions representatives will […]


Director’s Message: Welcome Dragons to the 2020-2021 Academic Year at MLWGS

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It is my privilege to welcome you to the 2020-21 school year at MLWGS!  While we can all certainly agree that there are significant challenges ahead of us, we are confident that we have skills to navigate these strange times and continue to be the successful community that we have always been.  We are in this […]