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Cultural Exchange

From July 24 to August 4, senior Amanda He participated in an exclusive Japanese-American Cultural Exchange Program at Princeton college.  The program is called High School Diplomats (HSD) and this year they selected 40 American and 40 Japanese students for an all-expenses-paid trip to Princeton. “Each American student is paired with a Japanese student (roommate), […]

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Day in the life of a Godwin wrestler

Wrestling is sport that requires athletes to watch their weight on a daily basis and condition in the offseason to make sure their bodies are in competitive shape. Senior Garrett Chandler is no stranger to this routine. “My daily schedule before school is simple. I wake up, check my weight, eat breakfast, and leave for […]

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Girls volleyball completes undefeated regular season

Godwin’s girls volleyball team achieved a perfect regular season for the first time in the program’s history, with a record of 20-0. “I think the biggest key to our success this year is our ability to play as a complete unit. One aspect of our team hasn’t done it without the other. Everyone on this […]

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Godwin hires new basketball coach

After a few months of searching for a replacement for varsity basketball coach Hunter Thomas, Godwin has found his successor. Coach Jacob Oliver from Meadowbrook high school has agreed to join Godwin’s basketball program as the varsity coach for next season. Oliver began his high school basketball career at Varina High School. He had a […]

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Signing Ceremony 2017-18

On Wednesday, February 7th, twelve of Godwin’s finest student athletes officially signed to play sports at their respective colleges. Diana Domenech, Maddie Hadd, Sarah Malloy, Rebecca Rogers, Molly Wheeler, and Johanna Lupica were the female athletes who signed. Daniel Ahrens, Scott McDonough, Cory O’Shea, John Bryson, Sean Bowers, and Allen Massie were the male athletes […]

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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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Prep-to-Pro: should education be sacrificed for sport?

In the early era of the National Basketball Association (NBA), players were required to finish four years of college before becoming eligible for the NBA draft.    Later on, exceptions were made with some players drafted straight out of high school, like Reggie Harding who played in the minor leagues before reaching the NBA. Yet, […]

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Godwin golfers ace the competition

This year, a Godwin male and female each won their individual state titles in golf. A duo from the same school has not achieved this feat since 2013 at Chantilly High School in Fairfax County. Freshman Charlie Kennedy won the boys 5A state title on Oct 10-11 at Magnolia Green Golf Club in Moseley. Kennedy […]

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Godwin alums return to lead varsity teams

Godwin alums return to lead varsity teams Former standout athletes are among several new coaches to GHS sports program Two former Godwin athletes return to the field as head coaches this year. The two are among several coaching changes in the Godwin athletic program. Katie Wood, a 2012 graduate, is leading cross country and will […]

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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 […]