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MLWGS News


MLWGS to be awarded the VMEA Blue Ribbon Award 2024…a first!

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Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School will be awarded the VMEA Blue Ribbon Award for the first time in school history! The Blue Ribbon is the highest award given to school music programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia and recognizes excellence achieved in band, orchestra, and choral performance.  All disciplines in a school must receive a […]


Dog Days at MLWGS on March 28

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If you need some stress relief as we move into AP exams and our final weeks of school, BC2M has your back! On Thursday, March 28th, therapy dogs and their caretakers will be visiting Maggie Walker out in the gym from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. The priority of this event is to give students […]


Horses make everything better! See for yourself on March 27

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If you need some stress relief as we move into AP exams and our final weeks of school, BC2M has your back! On Wednesday, March 27th, trained horses and their caretakers will be visiting Maggie Walker out in Lombardy Street horseshoe lot from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. The priority of this event is to […]


MLWGS hosts GSAC XXVI on March 16

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The Maggie Walker Quiz Bowl team hosted GSAC XXVI on Saturday, March 16th. This tournament had its 26th iteration, but it had stopped in 2018. Thanks to the efforts of dozens of Maggie Walker students, the tournament was revived. Timothy Porter (’24-Henrico), Katie Watson (’25-Chesterfield), and Brenden Stremler (’25-Chesterifeld) led the students in writing and […]


MLWGS band is awarded unanimous superior ratings

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The Maggie Walker Band has received the highest possible award at this year’s state assessment – unanimous superior ratings! Congratulations to all the young musicians who put forth a great performance. As a result of this achievement, the band has been recognized as a VBODA superior ensemble for the years 2022, 2023, and 2024. Band […]


The Class of 2028 New Student Registration is March 27

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Dear Newest Maggie Walker Families, Congratulations on your admission to the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School! We are excited about your opportunity to learn and grow with us during the next four years. The New Student Registration Evening is scheduled for Wednesday, March 27th, and will be held in person at 6 pm in the auditorium.  During […]


MLWGS Scholar-Athlete of the Week March 18, 2024 (wk#8)- Girls’ Soccer Grace Yoo

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@patientfirst Grace Yoo (’24, Chesterfield) Grace Yoo is a Captain and 4-year letter winner on the girls’ soccer team. “Grace starts at Left Back for the Dragons but can really play any position on the pitch,” said her coach Lucas Veale. “Though she isn’t the most physically imposing player on the team, Grace is quite […]


MLWGS Regional School Board Meeting, including AY2025 Budget Adoption, on Thursday, March 21, 2024 @ 9:00 am

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The next scheduled meeting of the Regional School Board will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at 9:00 am in Room 153 (Adjunct Classroom) on the campus of the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School. The board will recognize three presidential scholar candidates from the Class of 2024, winners of the 2024 VHSL Quiz Bowl […]


GSMUN XXVI on March 22-23

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The 26th iteration of Maggie Walker’s own Model UN conference, GSMUN, will be held on March 22-23! Our team has been working incredibly hard, and we’re so excited to bring a weekend of debate and diplomacy to more than 500 student delegates this year! We’re also partnering with the nonprofit Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and we’re on […]


MLWGS Multicultural Assembly on March 20th

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The MLWGS Multicultural Assembly is almost here! Celebrating the various cultures and backgrounds of our diverse student body, this year’s assembly will be one you don’t want to miss! Parents can also enjoy the free event by attending the evening performance on March 20th at 6:30 PM in the auditorium. All are welcome! In-school performances […]