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A guide to holiday gift giving – By Arie Battles and Campbell Garner

Small and thoughtful gifts   A small bluetooth speaker Phone or airpod case Any selfcare items  Portable charger Tile– a small bluetooth tracker A pocket/keychain wallet  Disposable camera  Reusable straws/cups/silverware Pepper spray keychain Socks Handmade items such as a clay bracelet or a personalized mug Letters  Small business to shop from Etsy https://www.etsy.com/  -marketplace of individual […]

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Godwin teacher wins award for teaching excellence in a virtual world

photo Google In a time of isolation, it is still important for the community to recognize the hard efforts of teachers to not only do their job correctly, but to inspire students to have a passion for learning.  Established in 1988, the R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence recognizes public school teachers who distinguish themselves by […]

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Everything you need to know about the school’s decision for the third and fourth quarter of the 2020-2021 school year

Please note that this information is subject to change and this story will be modified as needed to reflect the decision of the county regarding the return to school. On Oct. 22, the Henrico County School Board voted to give families the option of choosing an in-person or virtual school for the third and fourth […]

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Opinion

A comparison of the 2020 presidential election candidates

We are in the concluding weeks of one of the most tumultuous elections in our country’s history. Throughout this election, there have been critiques on both sides as to how the candidates handled both themselves and their campaigns.  Republican candidate and incumbent Donald Trump showed immaturity and lack of forethought throughout his campaign, constantly displaying […]

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Godwin alum reflects on his Jeopardy experience and Alex Trebek by Brooke West and Alex Armbruster

Since its debut season in 1984, Jeopardy has become one of America’s top game shows viewed in the homes of millions of Americans.  Due to its heightened popularity, scoring a spot on Jeopardy has become very competitive for participants. One Godwin alumnus, however, not only managed to earn a spot on the show, but also […]

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Godwin welcomes new coaches

The 2020 to 2021 sports seasons bring new coaches for the football, girls lacrosse, cross country and track, and wrestling teams. Physical education teacher Kevin Simonds, the former assistant coach for the football team, will now fill the position of head coach for the 2020 to 2021 season.  Simonds has played football ever since he […]

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Drive through parade brings school spirit during COVID-19

Due to COVID-19 circumstances this year, Godwin’s Homecoming game and dance were unable to occur. Although students did not get their traditional Homecoming, Godwin’s students and staff were not going to let their community down. Instead of a Homecoming dance, students and teachers created a drive through parade. In past years, Godwin has always had […]

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How 2020 Godwin seniors made virtual convocation special

Despite going virtual this school year, it is still the season to celebrate Godwin seniors for all their hard work. Senior season kicked off on Oct. 29 with Godwin’s first ever virtual convocation.  Godwin teachers participated in creating a video to acknowledge this year’s seniors and their accomplishments.  Students were asked to wear their red […]

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News Brief: Dec. 2020 by Shannon Casey and Sarah Burnett

Eagles News: On Nov. 16, the Henrico County Public School board came out with new information regarding the return to in-person classes. In response to the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, Henrico County delayed the expansion of in-person learning for younger students. Originally, Pre-K through second graders were supposed to return on Nov. 30, but […]

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Godwin senior Charlie Kennedy shares golf experience during COVID-19 by Kate Orensky and Meyer Kaplan

Being a successful athlete while enduring the challenges and obstacles of a pandemic can be difficult. Charlie Kennedy, 2018 All-Metro Golfer of the Year and current senior at Godwin, shares how his golfing experience has been altered by the pandemic.  Life during the lockdown disrupted many people’s typical routines, but fortunately for Kennedy, he was […]