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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 […]

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Mental Health at Godwin during Quarantine

School has been cancelled for the remainder of the school year and whether there is school or not students will always struggle with their mental health. “Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and […]

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Students’ Jobs during COVID-19

Many older high school students have a job in order to earn money for themselves. That number has dropped drastically since the coronavirus has caused some businesses to close. Although some high school students have been able to keep their normal job, some have not. Even the kids who have been able to keep their […]

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Love spreads faster than COVID-19

In these challenging times that the world is facing during the coronavirus pandemic, it is important to focus on positivity. Two girls from the Center for Medical Sciences at Godwin are doing just that.  Mia Tan, a sophomore at Godwin, wanted to create a way for people to send messages of appreciation to healthcare workers […]