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Sociology students meet the woman behind “Sands of Silence” documentary

As the second fastest growing, illegal industry in the world, garnering a profit five times that of Starbucks, Nike, and Google combined, the human and sex trafficking industry has become a worldwide epidemic. Sociology students, led by Godwin Social Studies teacher Anna Bryant, have dug deep into a unit on human trafficking and sexual exploitation […]

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Godwin senior recognized as a top scientist

Over the course of high school, many students participate in science projects. Solving a problem, gathering information data, and analyzing data are all aspects of the experimental research process that many Godwin students are familiar with.  Current Godwin senior Fareed Sheriff knows the research process well. In fact, Sheriff was named a top 40 finalist […]

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Meet Godwin’s newest Eagle

While most teachers and students are accustomed to a classroom setting, the effects of COVID-19 have shut down schools across the country, preventing countless from connecting with one another. Yet many have remained optimistic for the future and its promising opportunities, including our new AP and Honors Biology teacher, Paige Springman. While this time may […]

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Godwin teacher wins award for teaching excellence in a virtual world

photo Google In a time of isolation, it is still important for the community to recognize the hard efforts of teachers to not only do their job correctly, but to inspire students to have a passion for learning.  Established in 1988, the R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence recognizes public school teachers who distinguish themselves by […]

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Godwin alum reflects on his Jeopardy experience and Alex Trebek by Brooke West and Alex Armbruster

Since its debut season in 1984, Jeopardy has become one of America’s top game shows viewed in the homes of millions of Americans.  Due to its heightened popularity, scoring a spot on Jeopardy has become very competitive for participants. One Godwin alumnus, however, not only managed to earn a spot on the show, but also […]

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How 2020 Godwin seniors made virtual convocation special

Despite going virtual this school year, it is still the season to celebrate Godwin seniors for all their hard work. Senior season kicked off on Oct. 29 with Godwin’s first ever virtual convocation.  Godwin teachers participated in creating a video to acknowledge this year’s seniors and their accomplishments.  Students were asked to wear their red […]

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Godwin senior Charlie Kennedy shares golf experience during COVID-19 by Kate Orensky and Meyer Kaplan

Being a successful athlete while enduring the challenges and obstacles of a pandemic can be difficult. Charlie Kennedy, 2018 All-Metro Golfer of the Year and current senior at Godwin, shares how his golfing experience has been altered by the pandemic.  Life during the lockdown disrupted many people’s typical routines, but fortunately for Kennedy, he was […]

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Eagles travel during the era of COVID-19

After the online school order was made for Henrico County Public Schools, students have been working remotely from their homes. In an effort to get a change of scenery, several students have travelled during the pandemic.  Junior Elsa Hoppe is currently staying in Tucson, Ariz. with her mom, sister, and grandparents.  “We had made plans […]

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Godwin senior shares experience of gaining US citizenship

During the second week of online school, students in Godwin High School teacher Rebecca Martino’s third period college prep government class cheered on a fellow classmate. That day, Godwin senior Azhar Mahmood announced to his government class that only a few months earlier in June, he gained citizenship to the United States. Earlier in that […]

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Godwin seniors help their community heal from COVID-19 by Amelia Betz and Zoe Slapshak

During the uncertain times brought by COVID-19, three Godwin seniors, Haasita Akkala, Amal Ali, and Ankita Adhvaryu, decided to get together and create a blog called “Healing from COVID-19,” where they write about COVID-19 and other social issues related to the pandemic. The purpose of their blog is to help others and answer the question: […]