Categories
News

News Brief: Dec. 2020 by Shannon Casey and Sarah Burnett

Eagles News: On Nov. 16, the Henrico County Public School board came out with new information regarding the return to in-person classes. In response to the rising numbers of COVID-19 cases, Henrico County delayed the expansion of in-person learning for younger students. Originally, Pre-K through second graders were supposed to return on Nov. 30, but […]

Categories
News

Analysis: A look into Virginia’s Election Day results and what it tells us about the future

On the night of Nov. 3, the presidential election in Virginia was called for the Democratic candidate Joe Biden, and the former Vice President laid claim to all of the state’s 13 electoral college votes. According to the Virginia Department of Elections, Biden won Henrico County by a margin of around 29 percent—or 53,000 votes—but […]

Categories
News

Godwin’s library goes virtual

Stocked with an assortment of books, printers, and other materials, the Godwin library provides students with resources and a place to spend time during school. The pandemic, however, has forced the library to move to a completely virtual format and to conduct all their otherwise in-person events over Microsoft Teams. To adjust to this new […]

Categories
News

Guidelines and tips for Virginia voters- By Shrinidhi Kittur and Brooke West

On April 12, Governor Ralph Northram signed sweeping new bills into law aimed at expanding access to voting in the state of Virginia. These laws took effect July 1 and repealed the state photo ID requirement, declared Election Day a state holiday, implemented automatic voter registration through the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and […]

Categories
News

Godwin installs new bleachers – By Kate Orensky and Adam Johnson

Over the summer, new bleachers were installed in the main gym at Godwin High School. The faculty of Godwin decided it would be in everyone’s best interest to install new ones as the old bleachers were original to the school, dating back to 1980, and were not compliant with the standards of the Americans with […]

Categories
News

KILLIUS NAMED MVE

Each September, the Godwin community comes together to select a senior as the Most Valuable Eagle (MVE). Seniors are first nominated by their classmates. Students who receive the most votes are then voted on by teachers and faculty to select the winner.      Grace Killius has been chosen as the 2020-2021 MVE. The runners-up include Amal […]

Categories
News

Godwin’s transition to online school

On July 23, Henrico County announced for the first time ever, students would not be going back to school in person. Instead, they would learn from their homes. Back in the spring, students across the country worked virtually. Many had hoped that the fall would bring students back into the classroom, but that will not […]

Categories
News

News Brief – Sept. 2020

Eagle news: Over the summer, the Axselle track and field at Godwin were redone for the first time since opening.  Construction began right before the school year ended and continued throughout quarantine.  Each summer, a different high school in the county receives a new track and turf field. The project was funded by Henrico County […]

Categories
Features News

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 […]

Categories
News

Mills E. Godwin Today

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 […]