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Eagles travel during the era of COVID-19

After the online school order was made for Henrico County Public Schools, students have been working remotely from their homes. In an effort to get a change of scenery, several students have travelled during the pandemic.  Junior Elsa Hoppe is currently staying in Tucson, Ariz. with her mom, sister, and grandparents.  “We had made plans […]

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A mentor on and off the football field

By Isaac Yeaker and Quinton Billy Long time football coach and science teacher Ron Strine announced that he will be stepping down as head football coach before the 2020 season. Although Strine will no longer be coaching football, he will continue to be involved with Godwin, as he teaches oceanography and environmental science. According to […]

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Godwin’s library goes virtual

Stocked with an assortment of books, printers, and other materials, the Godwin library provides students with resources and a place to spend time during school. The pandemic, however, has forced the library to move to a completely virtual format and to conduct all their otherwise in-person events over Microsoft Teams. To adjust to this new […]

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Godwin graduates on their COVID-19 college experience

By Lucy Saunders and Gabby Kalinovsky For most students, college serves as a fresh start. It is their chance to meet new people, move out of their hometown, and pursue their passions.  But due to the worldwide pandemic, many colleges have remained closed, leaving students stuck at home, beginning their college experience through a computer […]

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Godwin senior shares experience of gaining US citizenship

During the second week of online school, students in Godwin High School teacher Rebecca Martino’s third period college prep government class cheered on a fellow classmate. That day, Godwin senior Azhar Mahmood announced to his government class that only a few months earlier in June, he gained citizenship to the United States. Earlier in that […]

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Godwin seniors help their community heal from COVID-19

By Amelia Betz and Zoe Slapshak During the uncertain times brought by COVID-19, three Godwin seniors, Haasita Akkala, Amal Ali, and Ankita Adhvaryu, decided to get together and create a blog called “Healing from COVID-19,” where they write about COVID-19 and other social issues related to the pandemic. The purpose of their blog is to […]

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Godwin teacher’s non-profit organization connects the US and Nepal

Deciding what to do after college can be difficult for many people. US History and AP Psychology teacher Jonathan Saufley fell into this category. After college, Saufley didn’t know what he wanted to do, so he decided to book a plane ticket to Nepal and see where it could take him.    “I went to […]

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A day in the life of an online teacher

In this time of virtual school, the teachers here at Godwin are working many additional hours to create virtual lessons, grade assignments, and further their technology skills. These hours worked by the teachers are all for the benefit of the Godwin students. Although this hard work is helpful to students, it can cause teachers to […]

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Guidelines and tips for Virginia voters

By Shrinidhi Kittur and Brooke West On April 12, Governor Ralph Northram signed sweeping new bills into law aimed at expanding access to voting in the state of Virginia. These laws took effect July 1 and repealed the state photo ID requirement, declared Election Day a state holiday, implemented automatic voter registration through the Virginia […]

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Godwin installs new bleachers

By Kate Orensky and Adam Johnson Over the summer, new bleachers were installed in the main gym at Godwin High School. The faculty of Godwin decided it would be in everyone’s best interest to install new ones as the old bleachers were original to the school, dating back to 1980, and were not compliant with […]