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Assembly changes for 2017-2018 school year- by Front Editor Ceara Nolan

Godwin handed in its typical end-of-the-year awards assembly for four more. Instead of having one senior awards assembly that the entire school is encouraged to attend, each grade level has been given their own assembly. All ninth, tenth, and eleventh grade awards assemblies will take place at 10:00 a.m. on June 5, 6, and 7 […]

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Cellphone addiction? A generation of tech-aholics- by J-1 Correspondent Isaac Hull

Do you ever fear being without your smartphone or not able to use it? Maybe you get anxious when responding to or receiving text messages, or you feel like you received a text or notification when you really didn’t? If the above symptoms apply to you, you suffer from a condition known as cellphone addiction. […]

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Sports and academics – by J-1 Correspondents Ari Lehman and Cannon Binns

The “dumb jock” stereotype has been around for years, but is it actually true? Science has proven that exercise is correlated with mental activity and increases the volume of the hippocampus, frontal, and temporal lobes. All are regions of the brain that relate to cognitive functioning. Yet, many people believe that student athletes have lower […]

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The Roundup with Olivia and Charlotte: Throwbacks – by Editor-in-Chief Olivia Carey and Assistant Editor-in-Chief Charlotte Zerbst

Movies: The Princess Diaries The Princess Diaries staked its place as a classic the moment it came out. Don’t lie and say that after seeing young Anne Hathaway living in a renovated firehouse with her cool, artsy mom, you didn’t want to be a San Francisco teenager attending private school. It has every draw you […]

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The Roundup with Olivia and Charlotte: Self-Exploration

by Editor-in-Chief Olivia Carey and Assistant Editor-in-Chief Charlotte Zerbst Movies “The Way He Looks” Leo, short for Leonardo, is a blind Brazilian teenager who spends his days at the side of his best friend, Giovana. He struggles with wanting to do more than his parents are willing to let him, worried for how their disabled […]

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“We are family, Get up everybody and sing”- by Sports Editor Dalia Jimenez

Family members often share many characteristics, including hair color, facial features, or a similar sense of humor. These students happen to have a uniform in common as well. Britton and Braeden Wilson Britton began running in the sixth grade and Braeden began running competitively with her in the eighth grade. Because of their twin connection, […]

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Godwin alumni receives national football championship rings- by J-1 Correspondents Ari Lehman and Cannon Binns

Godwin graduate and freshmen at James Madison University (JMU) Will Wood has developed a niche within JMU’s football team. As the Dukes prepare to take to the field on Saturday afternoons, their equipment must be in tip-top shape. Wood has taken on this task as the team’s equipment manager. JMU’s football team won their conference […]

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Equal opportunity is not equality- by Online Editor-in-Chief Emma Ford

Equal opportunity is one of the most misleading statements in American history because it often camouflages significant issues. Opportunity does not always result in equality. Beginning in the 1920s, women were confined to gender roles within their occupations. They were given the same opportunity as men to enter the workforce, but the roles in which […]