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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 […]

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Godwin teacher’s non-profit organization connects the US and Nepal

Deciding what to do after college can be difficult for many people. US History and AP Psychology teacher Jonathan Saufley fell into this category. After college, Saufley didn’t know what he wanted to do, so he decided to book a plane ticket to Nepal and see where it could take him.    “I went to […]

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A day in the life of an online teacher

In this time of virtual school, the teachers here at Godwin are working many additional hours to create virtual lessons, grade assignments, and further their technology skills. These hours worked by the teachers are all for the benefit of the Godwin students. Although this hard work is helpful to students, it can cause teachers to […]

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Godwin senior’s COVID-19 salad bowl business feeds Americans

Due to the effects of COVID-19 on schools and businesses, families across the nation are struggling to obtain meals. To combat this issue, Godwin senior Charlie Hamilton used his woodworking and entrepreneurial skills to create the Serving Bowls Project with the help of his longtime friend Charlie Unice, a senior at Maggie Walker Governor’s School.  […]

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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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Godwin junior reaches new heights

Planes are common to see in the sky, but most people never picture themselves actually flying one. Junior Ardenne Sklavos decided early in her life that she wanted to fly a plane herself.  For her whole life she knew she wanted to do something that involved flying. “My dad used to fly for fun and […]

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Juniors’ mask business supports community

With increasing COVID-19 cases, face coverings have now been made mandatory in several US states, including Virginia, in indoor public settings. However, due to growing demand and mass popularity, cloth face masks have become harder to come by. Shipping delays, costs, and even lack of nearby stores might render citizens mask-less during a global pandemic […]

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Nicole Hays’ Virtual Marathon

For Godwin high school junior, Nicole Hays, long-distance running is more than a sport, it is a passion in her life. On March 22, Hays and athletes from across the United States competed in a virtual marathon in spite of the pandemic preventing conventional events.  Three hours, 58 minutes, and 14 seconds after eight o’clock […]