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Chorus students compete in a lip-sync contest

The Godwin Chorus program puts on a yearly concert to show the community their learnings and talent. Due to COVID-19, the chorus could not perform a concert, but they still wanted to offer an entertaining alternative to students. Instead of the traditional concert, Godwin Chorus proposed a contest where students could send in videos of […]

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Vanity Fair editor and Godwin alum speaks to Journalism class – By Kate Stuckey and Gracie Lienemann

On March 2, Kelly Fisher Butler, a former Eagle and staff member on the Eagle’s Eyrie, dropped in on Godwin’s journalism class to talk about her current job. Butler works at Vanity Fair as their Digital Managing Editor and has held this position for the past seven years.  Before being hired by Vanity Fair, Butler […]

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Godwin robotics team creates an app

Godwin’s robotics team, Talon 540, participates in yearly challenges that involve constructing robots based on that year’s guidelines. This year, the competition was changed from being a traditional robotics competition to a competition that can be worked on in a virtual manner.  This year, Talon 540 is a part of the For Inspiration and Recognition […]

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Seidenberg says goodbye after 25 years of coaching

After 25 years of training and mentoring Godwin’s girls tennis team, Mark T. Seidenberg has made the decision to step down from this position.  As of now, Seidenberg has officially resigned from his coaching position. There has not been a decision made as of yet regarding Seidenberg’s replacement, though Seidenberg is willing to aid in […]

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German students participate in virtual exchange

The path to becoming fluent in a language requires much devotion from its pursuers, as time and commitment are required to truly strengthen one’s comprehension. Many of our students pursue the task of learning a new language, as Godwin offers a variety of differing language classes available. Kristen Macklin, Godwin’s German teacher, has overseen an […]

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Godwin senior creates baking business

In the midst of the pandemic, Godwin senior Saaymia Mohammed turned her hobby into a business, showcasing her baking and decorating skills with her baking business “Piece of Cake.” Even though the business started in December 2020, baking has been a long time passion of Mohammed’s.  “I started baking when I was 7 years old. […]

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How clubs are adapting to an online setting

Adjusting to online school has been a nationwide task for many students, but not many think about the challenges of adjusting to virtual clubs. Clubs are a way for students to discover their interests, practice discipline, and develop time management skills. Because of the pandemic, in-person club meetings have been temporarily stopped. The students have […]

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How Godwin’s Black Student Union has been contributing to the school community

The Godwin Black Student Union (BSU) is an organization dedicated to creating a confident and connected African American student body that can contribute to the greater community through leadership, academic, and extracurricular success.  The BSU strives to build strong interracial relationships among the Godwin community and use ethnic identities as a tool to empower and […]

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How Godwin’s library celebrated Black History Month

Black History Month is a celebration of the cultures, people, and events surrounding Black history. Each day in February, Godwin’s library shared facts about well-known Black Virginians on the announcements.  “We put together a resource list for faculty to bring into their classes for warm ups or other activities,” said librarian Brooke Davis. Librarian Suzanne […]

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Live streaming sports events

Watching indoor sporting events can be difficult due to limitations of Covid-19. Schools across Henrico County discovered a solution that involves live streaming sports on YouTube.  In order to be able to stream on YouTube, each school’s YouTube channel has to have at least 1,000 subscribers. Godwin is currently sitting at over 1,800 subscribers. It […]