MLWGS ranked #4 Best Public High Schools in America and #1 Best Public High School in Virginia in 2022 by Niche. MLWGS ranked #1 for Best Public High School Teachers in Virginia.
MLWGS ranked #5 Best Public High Schools in America by stacker.com.
The Class of 2022:
MLWGS senior is its first NHS Scholarship Finalist.
MLWGS AP Scholars in 2021 = 292 with an average score of 4.14. 96.08% of our students that tested earned a 3 or higher score.
Virginia History Day Competition – multiple winners in various categories. One student advances to the National Competition.
MW Senior takes Gold Medal in National Russian Essay Contest.
MW Junior awarded ‘Outstanding Delegate’ at the Yale Model UN Conference.
MW Junior qualifies to compete in the USA Physics Competition.
Dragons win at SABR Analytics Conference, making this five wins out of six years and tied with Syracuse University for wins.
MW Mech Tech Dragons (Robotics) judged trophy class team by the VHSL.
MW Quiz Bowl team wins top prize at the VCU season finale championship tournament.
MW Quiz Bowl team at the High School National Championship. Senior wins ‘Rising Star Award.’
2022 Regional Scholastic Writing Awards: MLWGS had 8 students win awards including 5 Gold Keys, 4 Silver Keys, 1 American Voices Nominee, and 2 Honorable Mentions.
2022 Regional Scholastic Art Awards: MLWGS had numerous students earn 16 Gold Keys, 1 Gold Key Portfolio, 19 Silver Keys, 1 Silver Key Portfolio, 28 Honorable Mentions and 3 Honorable Mentions Portfolios.
Dragon Chess takes 1st Place in U1400 VA Scholastic Tournament.
The MLWGS orchestras brought home THREE superior ratings at their assessments!
Twelve Dragons qualify for Senior Regional Orchestra. Nine freshmen accepted into the 2022 Central Virginia Regional Orchestra.
Eleven Dragons performed for District Band, where six were selected to audition for All-Virginia Band.
MW Junior wins 2nd Place in the 7th Congressional District Art Contest.
Nine Senior Dragons sign NCAA National Letter of Intent commitments.
Boys Volleyball wins VHSL State Runner-Up Title for the Third Consecutive Year.
MW Swim teams, boys and girls, both win 1st Place at VHSL Class 3 Swimming Championship.
MW Senior wins takes 1st Place in 3B VHSL Regional Diving.
MW Senior takes 1st Place at VHSL Class 3 Wresting Championship.
Two MW faculty members are 2021 R.E.B. and Community Foundation winners, plus one finalist.
Two MW faculty members win the 2022 Pat Taylor Teaching Award.
Language Dept. Chair wins 2022 AATSEEL Award for Excellence in Teaching.
MW freshman publishes opinion in the Virginia Mercury News “Fully Fund Our Schools”
MWHS alumnus Bob Dandridge – NBA Hall of Fame Inductee Celebration at MLWGS on June 11th
HoF member Jim Holdren Celebrates 60 Years of Coaching.