MLWGS will be on a 2-hour delayed opening on Wednesday, January 17, 2024. Stayed tuned for updates.

MLWGS News


Student ‘Intent to Return 2024-2025’ due Tuesday, January 31st

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Dear Maggie Walker freshman, sophomore, and junior families, Dr. Lowerre will soon be sending you a separate notice via email that will include a link for families to complete regarding their intent to attend Maggie Walker Governor’s School next year. It will only need to be completed if your student does NOT intend to return […]


MLWGS Scholar Athlete of the Week Jan 15, 2024 – Girls Basketball Yuna Chen

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@patientfirst Congratulations Yuna Chen! Yuna Chen is a senior student from Henrico at Maggie Walker and plays for the varsity girl’s basketball team. She holds the position of captain and is highly committed to her team.    In the list of her accomplishments, Yuna has figure skated for three years and completed figure skating lessons […]


Parent-teacher conferences are coming

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MLWGS will hold Virtual Parent/Teacher conferences on Thursday January 18th between 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM.  Information and the signup links will be included on the Sunday Night Update at 7:00 PM on 1/14/24.


MLWGS Regional School Board Meeting on Thursday, January 18, 2024 @ 9:00 am

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The Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Regional Board meeting will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2024, at 9:00 am.  Location: Room 153 (Adjunct Classroom) In January we welcome eight new members to the Regional School Board with new representatives from Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Henrico, New Kent, Powhatan, and Prince George. The board […]


Nominate an outstanding teacher for the 2024 R.E.B. awards

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Nominations are open for the 2024 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence, The Community Foundation’s yearly awards that identify, recognize, and support outstanding teachers in the area.  Through your efforts, two Maggie Walker Governor’s School teachers, Mr. Wilkes and Ms. Lemco won the award in 2021, while another, Ms. Macklin was recognized as a finalist.  Through […]


College Kick-Off 2024…Parents of Sophomores and Juniors: Save the Date!

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College Kick-Off is scheduled for Thursday, February 1.  Its goal is to generate more awareness of college admissions, support students through their college search and application process, and set them up for success! Senior/college counselors Rachel Loving and Kim Forquer (the planners and moderators of this event) will be joined onstage by panelists from Old […]


Director’s Message: How do we determine whether to delay or close school due to inclement weather

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As we begin to enter the time of year when weather events can impact school closures and delays, I thought it would be a good time to share the process that goes into how we make decisions regarding delays and closures to our school. I would love to say that I simply shake my Magic […]


MLWGS Scholar Athlete of the Week Jan 8, 2024 – Wrestler Camden Nguyen

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@patientfirst Congratulations Camden Nguyen! Camden Nguyen, Henrico, is a freshman wrestler at Maggie Walker. Nguyen began his wrestling journey in fifth grade at the River City Wrestling Club and continued with the Wilder Middle School Wrestling team. His current record is 14 – 5, and he has placed third in his weight class in the […]


Rejoining our faculty, welcome back Alecia Nichols, Spanish Teacher

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MLWGS welcomes back Stephanie Welles, Spanish Teacher, who is rejoining our faculty

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