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Everything students need to know at Godwin

How to properly construct an email  Use an appropriate greeting and properly address the reader.  Keep the message short and concise  Be polite  Thank the reader and sign your name.  Who is your grade level Administrator? 9th Grade – Mr. Torrence  cetorrence@henrico.k12.va.us 10th Grade – Mr. Engel maengel@henrico.k12.va.us 11th Grade – Mrs. Burbic  jeburbic@henrico.k12.va.us 12th […]

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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 […]

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What to watch in the Eagles’ nest: Take #1

What’s it all about?: “What to Watch in the Eagles’ Nest” is a column written by Opinion Page Editor, Alex Armbruster, which reviews television shows and movie recommendations to Eyrie readers. How the scoring system works: Each show or movie is scored on a 1 to 5 scale of “talons” (similarly to how one might […]

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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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A mentor on and off the football field

By Isaac Yeaker and Quinton Billy Long time football coach and science teacher Ron Strine announced that he will be stepping down as head football coach before the 2020 season. Although Strine will no longer be coaching football, he will continue to be involved with Godwin, as he teaches oceanography and environmental science. According to […]

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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 […]

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Godwin graduates on their COVID-19 college experience

By Lucy Saunders and Gabby Kalinovsky For most students, college serves as a fresh start. It is their chance to meet new people, move out of their hometown, and pursue their passions.  But due to the worldwide pandemic, many colleges have remained closed, leaving students stuck at home, beginning their college experience through a computer […]

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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: […]

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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 […]