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MLWGS News


Mark your calendar: Thursday, February 29th is course registration day for returning students

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Course Registration takes place on Thursday, February 29th during 2nd period. During February, students met with their counselor to discuss the course selection for next year and received copies of the Course Registration Form as well as VCU forms if they plan to take  Dual Enrollment courses next year. Teacher signatures are required for plus, Dual […]


Walker Quiz Bowl team goes undefeated in regional tournament

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On Saturday, February 10th, the top eight quiz bowl teams in the region came to Maggie Walker to compete in the regional VHSL Scholastic Bowl tournament.  Our students Sam McNamee (’24-Chesterfield), Timothy Porter (’24-Henrico), Yash Saxena (’24-Henrico), and Brenden Stremler (’25-Chesterfield) finished the day with an undefeated record, coming in first place and earning a […]


MLWGS forensics team finished 2nd at the VHSL Regional Tournament

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Congratulations to the MLWGS Forensics team for finishing 2nd in the VHSL Regional Tournament Sweepstakes!  At the high school level, forensics emphasizes the ability to speak or perform in front of audiences. Several categories allow for individual or duos to compete. Individual Congrats to 1st place winners: Vrinda Shah (’27-Henrico) in Extemp; Emma Lindsey (’26-Goochland) […]


MLWGS Scholar-Athlete of the Week February 19, 2024 (wk #7) – Boys Swim William Blashfield

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@patientfirst William Blashfield (’27, Powhatan) William is a freshman on the Maggie Walker Boys swim team. This year William attended all but one meet in our season and swam all 8 events.  William’s participation in meets, practice and his willingness/ability to swim in any event is unmatched on the Boys’ team.  William is currently the […]


Congratulations to MLWGS’s three Presidential Scholar Candidates from the Class of 2024

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Congratulations to the following students for their consistent academic accomplishments:  Rohini Mudinur – Henrico “Rohini has big ideas and works hard to make them a reality. She has designed and implemented a peer mentor program at our school that promises to evolve and improve the lives of an entire class of first year students,” said […]


MLWGS Scholar-Athlete of the Week February 12, 2024 (wk #6) – Girls Swim Elizabeth O’Shea

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@patientfirst Elizabeth O’Shea (’25 – Chesterfield) Elizabeth O’Shea is a Junior captain on the Maggie Walker Girls swim team.  “Since Elizabeth was a freshman, she has consistently been a top competitor in the 200 Free and 500 Free at the State level, and helped the team become State champions in 2022 and 2023,” said swim […]


Honor Assembly at MLWGS on Friday, February 9th

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Today, the members of the MLWGS Honor Council presented their program to the student body in afternoon assemblies. Each assembly included guest speaker, Jack Miller (Class of 2016), who spoke about the ethics and implications of Artificial Intelligence.  The Honor Council and Ms. Connie Hill (back row-left) are pictured together with Jack Miller (back row-center) […]


MLWGS Regional School Board Meeting, including the AY25 Budget Public Hearing, on Thursday, February 15, 2024 @ 9:00 am

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The public hearing for the AY25 proposed operating budget will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2024, at 9:00 am in Room 153 (Adjunct Classroom) during the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School Regional Board meeting. In February, we are excited to welcome new members Ms. Marchelle Hampton from Charles City Public Schools, and Dr. James […]


Watch MLWGS v Menchville on Battle of the Brains, CBS 6, Saturday, February 10 @ 10 am

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“Battle of the Brains,” Central Virginia’s long-running high school quiz show, is underway on Saturdays at 10 a.m. on CBS 6! The show also airs Saturdays and Sundays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on the CBS 6 Streaming App. Find us on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Android TV. Just search “CBS […]


Standing O for Ms. Kelly Ndayizigiye, MLWGS freshman counselor, during National School Counselors Week + Mr. V

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On the last day of National School Counselors Week, we recognize Ms. Kelly Ndayizigiye, freshman counselor. “At one time we were called guidance counselors, but not anymore,” said Ms. Ndayizigiye. “That’s because a school counselor does so much more. My job is to help you develop the skills to be successful at Maggie Walker and […]