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Eagle Scout project effects on Godwin community

Every Boy Scout that wishes to achieve an Eagle Scout title must complete all their requirements for the program and create a specific project. The project revolves around something meaningful to the scout. Sean Regan, a VCU freshman, and Godwin Alum created a project that would benefit the Godwin music department. He made shadow boxes […]

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Godwin teacher does work in Alaska

Last year Godwin’s science department chair and physics teacher Micheal Fetsko received the R.E.B. Award for Teaching Excellence. With the grant money from the R.E.B. award, Fetsko had the privilege to visit Alaska and many of its national parks this summer.  Fetsko had first considered going to Europe and visiting Italy or England, as well […]

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Field Hockey gains new coaching staff

Every year, there is change around Godwin athletics. Some athletes leave and graduate while others decide the sport is not for them any more. Some coaches find new jobs or decide to retire.  The Godwin field hockey team is no different. They received a new coaching staff before the 2021 fall season. Emily McNamara, head […]

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Pokémon Go regains popularity around Godwin

Pokemon Go has been played by teenagers for years. Once the pandemic hit, activity in the game slowed down. With restrictions loosening back up again, the game has regained traction throughout the Godwin community.  Pokemon Go is a free application for iOS and Android smart devices. Players must move around in the real world to […]

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Traveling Teachers

Ron Strine, an Oceanography teacher at Godwin, and his wife Anne, who substitutes at Godwin, ventured to the midwest for a trip full of sightseeing and action. On their trip, the couple hiked to the summit of Mt. Evans in Colorado, visited Zion National Park in Utah, and walked along the Red Rock Canyon in […]

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Congrats Class of 2021 Eagles!

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Godwin welcomes new football coach

Before the upcoming football season, Godwin has hired a new head coach. The school hired Paul “PJ” Adams who previously coached at Thomas Jefferson High School and has ten years of coaching experience. Adams will also teach exceptional education for English 11 and 12 next school year. While coaching at Thomas Jefferson High School, Adams […]

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Godwin junior named NEHS Writer of the Year

Godwin junior Mia Tan was awarded the title of National English Honor Society (NEHS) Writer of the Year. She submitted stories to three out of six of the Flash Fiction writing contests. Out of those she won first place in two.  “‘Flash Fiction’ describes fiction works that range from a few words to a few […]

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Saying goodbye to Godwin faculty – By Kate Stuckey and Annalise Link

After many years working at Mills E Godwin High School, three teachers are retiring and one counselor is moving on to a new opportunity. Social studies teacher Chris Dunn, Spanish teacher Alba Marina Croce-Andueza, science teacher Denise Green, and school counselor Karis Hunt will all be leaving Godwin next year. Dunn has worked at Godwin […]

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Godwin alumni travel during pandemic gap years- by Lucy Saunders, Gracie Lienemann, and Campbell Garner

While the pandemic has affected the plans of many, several Godwin alumni have used this time to embark on unique adventures.  Isaac Hull, a graduate of the Godwin Class of 2020, knew from the get-go that he would be taking a gap year to travel to whitewater kayaking destinations before starting college. “I’ve been kayaking […]