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Hoy during his first year of teaching at Godwin, 1980-81.

Hoy retires after 46 years of service- by Opinion Editor McKenna Gillard

Since Godwin was founded in 1980, Tom Hoy has served the community as a teacher, coach, and leader.  He has taught every math course offered at Godwin except calculus and statistics; was head coach of boys’ basketball, head coach boys’ tennis, and head coach golf; and is the mathematics department chair. Effective at the end […]


Godwin hosts an assembly for No Eagle Left Behind- by Features and Flair Editor Brittany Bell

Friday March 24, Godwin students from the No Eagle Left Behind Organization led an assembly to promote the awareness of mental illnesses and the importance of speaking up. Their initiative for the “Dude Be Nice” program encourages kindness towards others every day. The No Eagle Left Behind Organization opened by explaining the organization’s purpose and […]

Godwin names new head football coach- by J-1 Correspondent Ari Lehman

After coach Logan McPherson resigned, Godwin was in the market for their second football coach since 2014. They didn’t waste much time, promoting assistant coach Ron Strine to the head coach position. With Strine’s promotion, lots of changes are expected to be made to the Godwin football program. After solid but not spectacular seasons of […]

The Variety Show: A Variety of Talent- by J-1 Correspondents Kaitlin Dunn and Sofia Ramos

On Friday, Feb. 24 Godwin held its annual Variety Show, showcasing a wide variety of talent among the Godwin student body. Hosted by the graduating class of 2018, students Molly Wheeler, Daniel Sherman, Nick Aaron, Alex Dogbo, Suzanne Bunce, and Taylor Yeager acted as members of the High School Musical cast to present the acts. […]

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Jenny Ding posing with her recreation of “La Plage De Monte Carlo Beach“ by Phillipe Bouchard from Congrès.

Nous sommes tous artistes!- by Opinion Editor McKenna Gillard

On Saturday March 11, hundreds of students from all over Virginia attended the Congrès Français, an event to promote student immersion in French culture. Students all the way from Lynchburg to Richmond attended the event. One student from Godwin, senior Jenny Ding, participated in the French immersion experience. Ding said, “I loved the event. It […]

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No Eagle Left Behind- by J-1 Correspondent Sarah Burroughs

Student organizations band together to form a club of inclusiveness Over the past few months, a new group has formed at Godwin in hopes of creating a community of inclusiveness for students. Different organizations, such as Speak Up, YouMatter, Christopher Angels, and Dude Be Nice decided to unite to form one coalition called No Eagle […]


Spring musical: Lights, camera, Addams- by J-1 Correspondent Maeve Summer

Every spring, Godwin teams up with the Short Pump Players to produce a school musical. This year, “The Addams Family” was selected as the production. “The Addams Family” focuses on Wednesday Addams, played by senior Erika Glines.  Wednesday is an 18-year-old young woman ready to start a life of her own, away from her dysfunctional […]


Godwin’s the name, charity’s our game- by Assistant Editor-in-Chief Sarah York

A night of playing games, eating food, and winning prizes, the third annual Game Night took place at Godwin on March 18. This year Game Night raised money for six organizations: Tyler Wentz Memorial Fund, The Eagle Family Fund, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Christopher’s Angels, T-Philly Memorial Fund, and the McShin Foundation. Each organization has a […]

Alan Zimm and Halina Dexler were married in 1948.

Survivors and students displaying history- by J-1 Correspondents Isaac Hull and Dimitrius Gomes

  For Alan and Halina Zimm, the Holocaust is more than just a historical event. It was their reality. When Nazi Germany invaded Poland in 1939 they both were forced to endure the Holocaust, losing family members and friends in the process. The couple, in cooperation with the Virginia Holocaust Museum and English teacher Steve […]