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Godwin Junior wins Silver Key writing award

Since 1923, Scholastic has been hosting a writing and art competition for students across the country.  People such as Andy Warhol, Stephen King, and Charles White are just a few of the previous winners who won the award as teenagers and grew to be successful. Godwin junior Serena Grant was recently awarded second place at […]

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Trottin’ around the neighborhood

One family’s Thanksgiving tradition has grown and includes many within Godwin community Most Thanksgiving mornings consist of cooking, sleeping in, or maybe playing football. However, junior Jacob Oberle’s family starts their Thanksgiving a different way. The Oberle family likes to start their Thanksgiving with communion, competition, and overall unity by hosting an event called the […]

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Former Most Valuable Eagles

Personal. Respect. Integrity. Dedication. Excellence. What makes an MVE? In 1987, when former Godwin principal Tom DeBolt came up with the idea for the Most Valuable Eagle, he imagined the MVE as a student who… •        Values education highly •        Strives daily to reach his or her potential •        Sets goals and works to accomplish them •        Makes contributions to a variety of […]

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Former MVE “vaulted” into excellence

In 2007, hard work in the classroom, participation in clubs, and dedication to athletics showed their worth for former Godwin student, and three time state champion, Anne Marie Gordon. That combination of involvement and allegiance to Godwin resulted on her being crowned Godwin’s Most Valuable Eagle (MVE). Gordon looks back fondly at her experiences at […]

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Eagle’s Eyrie 2018 Sports Superlatives

Girl Athlete of the Year: Junior Britton Wilson (Track) Boy Athlete of the Year: Michael Coggeshall (Basketball and Baseball) Game of the Year: Godwin at Deep Run in boy’s basketball (Varsity) Student Section MVP: Senior Sumner Levenson Underclassmen Girl Athlete of the Year: Sophomore Thea Clark (Basketball and Soccer) Underclassmen Boy Athlete of the Year: […]

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Winter sports check-in

Swim As of Jan. 29, the girls record is 14-2 and the boys record is 8-4 with one tie. Girls and Boys Swim coach Matt Bailey said, “I think we will do really well at Regionals. We have a chance to seed first. Overall, the girls team looks fantastic. I predict multiple first place finishes.” […]

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Indoor drumline makes a comeback

Godwin’s indoor drumline returns after a two-year hiatus For the past two years, indoor drumline was removed from Godwin’s extracurricular activities. This year, Godwin is reinstating indoor drumline, which is a competition consisting of the percussion aspect of the marching band, and combines theater with performance. The drumline is judged on three main factors: how […]

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Sports through the generations

Nick and John Aaron Nick and his father John Aaron both play/played football in high school. Senior Nick Aaron currently plays offensive line as center for the Godwin football team and hopes to possibly play in college. His father John Aaron played football in high school and played the same position as Nick for his […]

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Eagles making a mark in college athletics

A look at recent Godwin athletes’ successes and achievements in the collegiate world Ben Ahrens Current sophomore Ben Ahrens is playing on the Mary Washington soccer team, after graduating from Godwin in 2016. “Personally, I am having a great year. After a lot of hard work over the summer, I found myself make my way […]

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Fall Sports Preview for 2017-18 school year

Golf swings towards a hole-in-one season Coach: Hunter Thomas  Last year’s record: Regional Tournament Coach quote: “Losing a lot of seniors hurts any team, but we have some strong underclassman and should be able to compete with anyone.” Captain(s): Senior Diana Domenech Key match: Regional Tournament Key athletes: Senior Diana Domenech, juniors James Howe, Jacob […]