Due to inclement weather, MLWGS will open two hours late on Friday, January 21, 2022.

MLWGS News


Student ‘Intent to Return 2022-2023’ due Monday, January 31st

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Dear Maggie Walker families, Dr. Lowerre is sending you separate of this notice in your PowerSchool account a link for families to complete regarding their intent to attend Maggie Walker Governor’s School next year. While the form is short, this is your opportunity to reserve your slot as a returning student next year so it […]


The 2022 Pat Taylor Teaching Award Recipients

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Congratulations to the GS Foundation 2022 Pat Taylor Teaching Award for International Experience Recipients– Kerry Sheppard and Ed Coleman! Yes, we have two winners this year, in part, to make up for not having a winner last year but primarily because both have amazing things planned. Ms. Sheppard will be studying The Immigration and Ethnogenesis of […]


Prospective new student assessments on Saturday, January 29th

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On Saturday, MLWGS is the host site for prospective student assessments, this year being conducted in two separate sessions on this date.  Students and their families were notified by mail which session they are scheduled to attend (morning or afternoon).   Important: Anyone entering the building must wear a mask. Parents are asked not to enter […]


MW Model UN club shines at HIMUNC V

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On January 14 and 15, the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School delegation received the Best Delegation award at the 2022 Henrico Model UN Invitational, also known as HIMUNC V. The club worked very hard to prepare for this event and the results show. Listed below are all MLWGS award recipients. Our club received awards on […]


Robotics Team 422 January Newsletter

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Thank you to the sponsors of Team 422   Mech Tech Dragons Digest Issue #3 (January 2022). 


MW’s Team 422 advocates for STEM funding at the Governor’s Inaugural Parade

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Source: Mech Tech Dragons January Newsletter


Congratulations to the MW freshmen accepted into Central Regional Orchestra

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Congratulations to the following freshmen students who auditioned and were accepted into the Central Regional Orchestra: Reese Wu – Chesterfield, Anna Kim – Chesterfield, Aditya Badhrayan – Henrico, Ally Lichtman – Henrico, Hoda Vohra – Chesterfield, Katie Watson – Chesterfield, Emma Murphy – Goochland, Sree Gangireddy – Henrico, and Maddie Gerlach Chesterfield. 


Meet the new coach for Varsity Softball

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Hello, my name is Megan Gowen, and I am beyond thankful for the opportunity to be Maggie L. Walker’s Head Varsity Softball Coach for the 2022 season! To share some of my athletic background, I attended Cosby High School and played four years on the Varsity High School team as a utility player, but mainly […]


Maggie Walker students earned 292 AP Scholar Awards in 2021

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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! MLWGS 2021 SCHOLAR SUMMARY  Total Scholars = 292, […]


MLWGS Regional School Board re-elects Wright chair and Pritchett as vice-chair for 2022

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The Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Regional Board (RSB) re-elected John Wright, representing the Goochland School Board, as chair for 2022 at its January 20 meeting. Wright has held RSB membership since 2016 and also served as chair in 2021.   “I am honored to be elected to a second consecutive year as Chair of the […]