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

MLWGS News


2021-22 Scholastic Art Awards, MLWGS students earn 63 Keys and Honorable Mentions

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We are very excited to announce that our talented students in the fine arts were recently honored again this year by having their work selected in the regional Scholastic Art competition.   This is a highly competitive annual art competition which had 1,777 art entries from around the region. MLWGS students had an amazing year, […]


2021-22 Scholastic Writing Awards results are announced – 8 Dragons win Awards!

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Congratulations to our dragons!!  The English department is honored to announce that once again Scholastics has recognized and awarded several of our talented writers.  This year’s regional competition included over 400 entries for writing in eight different categories.  Below is a list of winners:    The Visual Arts Center of Richmond (1812 West Main Street) will display the […]


Spring Sports Physical Form

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Any student who plans to participate in an athletic activity this spring must have a physical form completed and on file with MW. Use this link https://mlwgs.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/2071_001.pdf to access the document. Send the completed form in an email via PDF to the MW Athletic Director at [email protected], with the participating sport(s) listed in the subject line of the email.


College Kick-Off returns in-person Wednesday, February 9th

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Parents of Sophomores and Juniors: Save the Date! College Kick-Off is returning as an in-person event on Wednesday, February 9th.  Its goal is to generate more awareness of college admissions, to support students through their college search, and to set them up for success! Senior/college counselors Rachel Loving and Kim Forquer will be joined by panelists from […]


Project 1937…a Jabberwock Special Publication

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Project 1937, The Jabberwock’s special publication, was published in print this past week at school. It is now available to read online at issuu.com/mlwgsjabberwock. More stories and photos can also be found at Instagram.com/mlwgsjabberwock. In the 1960s and 70s, Maggie L. Walker High School was one of two all-Black high schools in Richmond, when the city’s school […]


Twelve MLWGS students selected for District Band, including six for All-State Band

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District Band is an auditioned ensemble including students from Richmond, Henrico, and Hanover counties. Twelve students were selected, including six students eligible for All-State Band. Maggie Walker students were awarded the highest percentage of first-chair positions in the region. Flute Michael Lusk: Symphonic Band, 7th Chair Oboe Jack Cabell: Symphonic Band, 1st Chair, All-State Eligible […]


MLWGS Regional School Board meeting on campus Thursday, January 20 @ 9:00 am

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L-R Top Row:  Ogburn, Lowerre, and Pritchett L-R Middle Row:  Wright, Barber, and Hall L-R Bottom Row: Ayers, Hyslop, and Bailey Masks are required for in-person attendance. In-person attendance is restricted to the limitations of the number of participants who can socially distance at 3 feet minimally while wearing a mask at all times. If […]


Good luck MLWGS at the Henrico Model UN Invitational Conference

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  Good luck this weekend at HIMUNC V, Dragons!  Get some gavels. 2021-2022 officers are: Presidents: Michael Kish & Abhay Duggirala Secretaries: Mallory French & Anandita Sharma Treasurer: Anshul Chiranth & Carson Wang


Principal Appreciation Week, Jan 8-14. Thank you, Dr. Lowerre!

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Dr. Lowerre tirelessly serves the Maggie Walker Governor’s School community to direct, develop, and inspire all of its members including school staff and the student body, and to communicate effectively with parents to engage them in the learning process.  This week lets recognize his hard work and send him our sincere thanks. 


Nominate an outstanding teacher for the 2022 R.E.B. awards

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Nominations are open for the 2022 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence, The Community Foundation’s yearly awards that identify, recognize, and support outstanding teachers in the area.  Last year, through your efforts, two Maggie Walker Governor’s School teachers, Mr. Wilkes and Ms. Lemco won the award while another, Ms. Macklin was recognized as a finalist.  Through […]