Godwin’s ” The Addams Family” was a hit- by J-1 Correspondent Maeve Summers

        On May 4, 5, and 6, “The Addams Family” opened its mansion doors to Godwin audiences.      The production, run by choir director David Clatterbuck, director Todd Coolidge, band teacher Leon Auman, and choreographer Amy Perdue,  sold over 900 tickets over the three nights. “The largest and most enthusiastic audience was on Friday as […]


The Roundup with Olivia and Charlotte: Self-Exploration

by Editor-in-Chief Olivia Carey and Assistant Editor-in-Chief Charlotte Zerbst Movies “The Way He Looks” Leo, short for Leonardo, is a blind Brazilian teenager who spends his days at the side of his best friend, Giovana. He struggles with wanting to do more than his parents are willing to let him, worried for how their disabled […]


“We are family, Get up everybody and sing”- by Sports Editor Dalia Jimenez

Family members often share many characteristics, including hair color, facial features, or a similar sense of humor. These students happen to have a uniform in common as well. Britton and Braeden Wilson Britton began running in the sixth grade and Braeden began running competitively with her in the eighth grade. Because of their twin connection, […]


Godwin alumni receives national football championship rings- by J-1 Correspondents Ari Lehman and Cannon Binns

Godwin graduate and freshmen at James Madison University (JMU) Will Wood has developed a niche within JMU’s football team. As the Dukes prepare to take to the field on Saturday afternoons, their equipment must be in tip-top shape. Wood has taken on this task as the team’s equipment manager. JMU’s football team won their conference […]

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Equal opportunity is not equality- by Online Editor-in-Chief Emma Ford

Equal opportunity is one of the most misleading statements in American history because it often camouflages significant issues. Opportunity does not always result in equality. Beginning in the 1920s, women were confined to gender roles within their occupations. They were given the same opportunity as men to enter the workforce, but the roles in which […]


How to style your look to look stylin’ for prom- by Assistant Editor-in-Chief Charlotte Zerbst

Here are some suggestions on how to add some flair to your already poppin’ outfit: Chokers Chokers with low-cut dresses can be especially cute because it adds another layer to the look. If you have a low-cut dress, try a suede or velvet choker to compliment your dress. Big Earrings Another way to put a […]

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White (l) with his wife and Tesla after buying the car.

Tesla: Electric, environmentally-friendly, and it’s in your teacher’s driveway- by J-1 Correspondent Julianna Jett

Last December, geometry teacher Rob White purchased an eco-friendly and innovative car called a Tesla. Tesla was founded in 2003 by Elon Musk. By 2008, Tesla released its first electric sports car, the Roadster. According to their website, “Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.” White has been interested in Teslas […]