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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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Retiring/departing teachers

The 2019 to 2020 school year came to an abrupt ending, unlike any other school year that students and teachers have ever experienced. Similar to other school years, however, several of Godwin’s beloved teachers and faculty members will be leaving.  Among the faculty members leaving are psychology teacher Mark Seidenberg, math teacher Rob White, math […]

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BUTTERWORTH NAMED MVE

2019 winner shines in school and community service For the past 31 years, a Godwin High School senior has been presented the award of the Most Valuable Eagle (MVE). The nominees for the MVE are decided by students in the senior class. The students with the most votes then enter the second round of voting […]

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Future Godwin Olympian?

Sophomore Zoe Dixon makes Olympic trials cut The path to swimming in the Olympics is a long one, with many hurdles. Sophomore Zoe Dixon has completed the first step, swimming a fast enough time to qualify for the Olympic Team Trials At a swim meet the first weekend in June, Dixon earned Olympic trial cut […]

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Godwin teacher builds his own house

Choosing to move into a new house can be a long process that requires a great deal of planning and thought. This could not be more true for Godwin English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, Robert Hill, who not only moved into a new house, but actually built it himself. In 2013, Hill’s father, […]

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Godwin gives back this season

In 1942, Henrico County school teacher, Mittie McCraw Nelson asked that her students bring in canned food items for families in the area who needed them during the holidays. With time, this idea of hers evolved into what is now the Henrico Christmas Mother. For many years now, the Henrico Christmas Mother has worked to […]

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New coach begins winter season

Boys basketball will play upcoming season under direction of Jake Oliver Last year, students at Godwin said goodbye to long-time bas­ketball coach, Hunter Thomas. This year, Godwin welcomes Jake Oliver, the new boys’ bas­ketball coach. Although it is Oliver’s first year as Godwin’s head bas­ketball coach, he has previous experience in coaching bas­ketball. For the […]

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Smooth sailing for Godwin senior

While many athletes participate in sports like football, basketball, baseball, and soccer, Godwin senior Ian Street is involved in sailing as an extracurricular.   Sailing first became a part of Street’s life at the age of six years old. “My grandfather was a big sailor, and both my parents sailed,” said Street.   Street participates […]

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Boppe not just a “one trick pony”

After school lets out for the day, students and teachers alike head to different places and activities to spend the rest of their evenings. However, very few people are able to say that when they go home for the evening, they have a unique second career to head to.   Godwin chemistry teacher Jessica Boppe […]