Category Archives: Events

Event Spotlight: SCA & Class Officer Meet-and-Greet

October 2, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

Thanks to all the SCA and class officers who came to our meet-and-greet during lunch on October 2!  The Foundation is here to enrich the experience of current students, so we love getting to know you as people.  As we mentioned, please feel free to reach out to Catherine Nicholas (cnicholas@mlwgsfoundation.org) in the Foundation office […]

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First Freshmen Parent Welcome Event

August 29, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

Thank you to everyone who attended our first freshmen parent welcome event on the evening of August 28.  In addition to the freshmen parents, we were happy to host several current and alumni parents, as well as alumni and current students who were there to share their thoughts about their experience with the school. Dr. […]

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DC Alumni Happy Hour: August 24, 2017

August 28, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

Thank you to everyone who attended the DC alumni happy hour at The Board Room on August 24!  We had a great showing of about 25 alumni ranging from the Class of 1996 to the Class of 2007.  At least one alumna was in town from Baltimore, and many more trekked in from the Maryland […]

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2017 Reunions – ALL Alumni

August 14, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

Join us for our annual post-Fall Festival alumni event at Bottoms Up on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 8 PM – late.  All alumni from any graduation year are invited to welcome the reunion classes back to town.  Pizza and other snacks will be provided, cash bar.  RSVP to the Facebook event here.

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RVA Alumni Happy Hour – August 10, 2017

August 11, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

Thanks to everyone who came to our alumni happy hour at the Triple Crossing in Fulton!  We were lucky enough to have two of our international alumni in town for the event: Elizabeth Davidson (’07) in from Nairobi and Elizabeth Kimball (’03) in from Berlin.  We will schedule the next RVA happy hour shortly.  DC […]

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RVA Alumni Happy Hour

July 27, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

The next Richmond-area alumni happy hour will be held Thursday, August 10 from 5 PM – 7 PM at the Triple Crossing location in Fulton (5203 Hatcher St. Richmond, VA 23231). RSVP to the Facebook event here.

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DC Alumni Happy Hour

July 11, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

DC-area alumni!  Join us at Board Room (1737 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009) on Thursday, August 24 starting at 5:30 PM. RSVP to the Facebook event here.

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Community Service Opportunity from Katie Houston (’04)

June 6, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

A MLGWS alumna, Katie Houston (Class of 2004) has reached out to offer a community service opportunity to current students.  She’s volunteering heavily with the non-profit ReEstablish Richmond, which works to help refugees acclimate and put down roots in the area. They have a high need right now for volunteer tutors who are willing to […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Lillie Wauford

June 2, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

Many, many volunteers have contributed to the Foundation over the years.  Lillie Wauford is one of the greats.  Lillie’s service on the Foundation’s Board of Directors in ending this year, as is her service as Chair of the Marketing Committee, and she will be greatly missed. Lillie’s MLWGS grad is Emily Wauford (’05), who attended […]

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2017 Freshmen Parent Orientation

May 25, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

On the evening of May 24, parents of incoming freshmen assembled at Maggie Walker for an orientation session.  Speakers included incoming Director Dr. Lowerre, incoming PTSA president Anthony Taylor, Auction Committee & Advocacy Chair Peggy Feldmann, Fall Festival Committee Chair Samantha Dardick, School Advisory Council member Laura Razzolini, and Foundation Executive Director Suzannah Stora. After […]

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SF/Bay Area Area Happy Hour

May 22, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

On May 18, 2017, alumni currently living in the San Francisco Bay Area gathered at Mars Bar for nachos, drinks, and conversation.  The group included alumni from 1996, 1997, 2004, 2009, and 2010, who work at places like Apple, Airbnb, and EventBrite.  Thank you to all the alumni who attended, and if you missed this […]

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San Francisco/Bay Area Alumni Happy Hour

May 4, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

We’re having an alumni happy hour at Mars Bar in SF on Thursday, May 18th, from 5pm-8pm, and we hope you can join us.  The Governor’s School Foundation will be covering some drinks, so come to mingle, reminisce, and discuss the most pressing of Silicon Valley’s issues: hand-pressed vs. smart machine-pressed juice.  Mars Bar is located at 798 […]

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Grandparents and Special Friends Day 2017

April 4, 2017 / Catherine Nicholas / Events

Don’t miss the Governor School Foundation’s annual Grandparents and Special Friends Day on Friday, April 21! This is an afternoon event where we invite current students’ grandparents (or other special family members and friends) to learn a little about our school, take a brief tour, and have a reception with their grandchildren. The details are […]

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