Applicant assessments are going to be conducted as scheduled. Any families facing unsafe road conditions Saturday may contact their division coordinator to reschedule.

MLWGS News


Adopt an Island- Only 2 Islands Remain

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The MLWGS PTSA needs your help to beautify our parking lot. We have parking lot islands available for adoption. We invite 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 weeding and clearing trash and debris. Islands […]


Director’s Message: Welcome Dragons to the Early Start 2022-2023 Academic Year at MLWGS

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It is my privilege to welcome you to the 2022-2023 school year at MLWGS and I’m counting on you to show me the ways of the dragon! As you know, you are part of a student body that is unparalleled in its talent and generosity.  The quality of the MLWGS community is the core of […]


Your Regional School Board welcomes back to class the MLWGS Dragons

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#backtoschoolVA The Regional School Board of Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School wishes its students an outstanding 2022-2023 academic year. Be great, Dragons!


Walker Way Day for the Class of 2026

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Photography provided by Ginger O’Neil Yesterday we had almost 150 freshmen opt to come to school for an additional day of orientation, and it was super exciting to see them in the building, making new friends, and learning about the Walker Way. Our program was a streamlined, but ramped-up, version of the Freshmen Booster Camp […]


MLWGS Regional School Board Meeting on Thursday, August 18 @ 9:00 am

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The Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Regional Board meeting will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 9:00 am.  Location: MLWGS, Room 153. At this meeting, the board will welcome the new board member from Hanover, Mr. Robert May. They will also welcome Dr. Beth Tiegen, Powhatan, and Dr. Julius Hamlin, Petersburg, to the […]


Introducing our newest faculty members 2022-2023

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We are very pleased to introduce our newest faculty members to the MLWGS community; Kelly Ndayizigiye-Freshmen Counsel, Erin Ortiz-School Social Worker, Kyle Rogers-Social Studies, Alecia Nichols-Spanish, Madeline Paturel-French, Drew Austin-Science, Brandon Gooss-Science, and Davide D’Urbino-Science.   Use this link to view a brief biography of these faculty members. Bottom row l-r:  Madeline Paturel, and Kelly Ndayizigiye […]


Promoted faculty members in 2022-2023

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Congratulations to Dan Brown, Jennifer Todd, Joy Cobb, and Dr. Rachel Loving as the newest members of the leadership team at Maggie Walker Governor’s School 2022-2023. Use this link to view a brief biography of these faculty members.  


The Class of 2026 (Freshmen!) Orientation, August 16, 2022, including a Parent Orientation

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Welcome, new Dragons! In order to get the school year off to a great start, freshmen are invited to an orientation on August 16, 2022.  In addition to receiving class schedules, freshmen will also have the opportunity to meet their teachers and classmates.  It is also recommended that if your student has a personal laptop […]


Walker Way Day for freshmen, Monday, August 15

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We have a new opportunity for incoming freshmen—a one-day optional camp called the Walker Way Welcome Day.  Students attending will be on campus from 9-2 on Monday, August 15th for interactive activities with their peers and MW student volunteers.  We will gather in the auditorium but will also be roaming the hallways and working in […]


MW senior has work submitted to Bridges International Juried Art Exhibition

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Maggie Walker Governor’s School senior Libby Sydnor (’23, Hanover) will be on her way to Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland this August to present her submission to the Bridges Conference juried art exhibition where she will present her work. Libby’s piece was selected for its artistic merit as well as mathematical content, craftsmanship, originality, and innovation. […]