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Nicole Hays’ Virtual Marathon

For Godwin high school junior, Nicole Hays, long-distance running is more than a sport, it is a passion in her life. On March 22, Hays and athletes from across the United States competed in a virtual marathon in spite of the pandemic preventing conventional events.  Three hours, 58 minutes, and 14 seconds after eight o’clock […]

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Godwin’s transition to online school

On July 23, Henrico County announced for the first time ever, students would not be going back to school in person. Instead, they would learn from their homes. Back in the spring, students across the country worked virtually. Many had hoped that the fall would bring students back into the classroom, but that will not […]

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Godwin senior’s COVID-19 salad bowl business feeds Americans

Due to the effects of COVID-19 on schools and businesses, families across the nation are struggling to obtain meals. To combat this issue, Godwin senior Charlie Hamilton used his woodworking and entrepreneurial skills to create the Serving Bowls Project with the help of his longtime friend Charlie Unice, a senior at Maggie Walker Governor’s School.  […]

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Creating in quarantine

Summer break this year was not really what we expected it to be. A temporary school closure suddenly turned into a permanent one. The last day of school and the first day of summer was spent in the exact same place.  When cooped up at home with the vast internet at your fingertips, you can […]

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Meet our new Godwin teachers!

Name: Kristen Dize Position/Subject: Exceptional Education Inclusion Geometry College attended: Randolph-Macon CollegeYears teaching: 5 Hometown: Eastern Shore, VA Favorite subject as a kid: English and PhotographyHobbies: Fishing, going to the beach, reading, playing sports Favorite book: Where the Crawdads SingFavorite movie: A League of Their OwnWhat is an interesting fact about you? I hold an […]

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Staying safe and having fun in quarantine

Uncertain times have left many in distress about how they can have an enjoyable summer while keeping themselves and their families safe. Since the best way to stay safe is quarantining, here are some ways to keep yourself busy at home. Finding a new hobby is always a fantastic way to keep yourself busy! Some […]

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Godwin junior reaches new heights

Planes are common to see in the sky, but most people never picture themselves actually flying one. Junior Ardenne Sklavos decided early in her life that she wanted to fly a plane herself.  For her whole life she knew she wanted to do something that involved flying. “My dad used to fly for fun and […]

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Black Lives Matter: The worldwide movement for racial equality

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement was created in 2013 after 17 year old Trayvon Martin was murdered by Officer George Zimmerman. Zimmerman was part of a neighborhood watch party that had successfully been catching burglars in their neighborhood. On a personal errand, Zimmerman saw Martin in a grey hoodie walking around the area and […]

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Going virtual in the college and life readiness process – blessing or curse?

Though students are stressing about returning to an online school year, could there be hidden benefits to seniors going virtual in the college and life readiness process?  While the shift to virtual school has seemingly flipped public education, the college application process, and almost everything else upside down, this change also brings new opportunities. “I […]

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News Brief – Sept. 2020

Eagle news: Over the summer, the Axselle track and field at Godwin were redone for the first time since opening.  Construction began right before the school year ended and continued throughout quarantine.  Each summer, a different high school in the county receives a new track and turf field. The project was funded by Henrico County […]

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Juniors’ mask business supports community

With increasing COVID-19 cases, face coverings have now been made mandatory in several US states, including Virginia, in indoor public settings. However, due to growing demand and mass popularity, cloth face masks have become harder to come by. Shipping delays, costs, and even lack of nearby stores might render citizens mask-less during a global pandemic […]