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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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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 […]

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Round-Up

Books The Selection is the first book out of five in the series. Written by Kiera Cass, the story follows a young girl in a society with a strict caste system. The heir to the throne holds a Bachelor type event so he can find a princess to marry to distract the country from class […]

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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 […]

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The Future of the SAT

Since 1926, the SAT has been a large part of the college admissions process in America. Recently, more colleges, such as the University of Virginia, the University of Illinois (UIS), and UC Santa Barbra, have stopped requiring the SAT for college admissions. Since 1926, the SAT has been a large part of the college admissions […]

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Lack of PPE

As of Jan. 31, the United States had been declared in a state of emergency by the Secretary of Health and Human Services due to Covid-19 (White House).  Soon after many states have been put on quarantine and were given strict stay at home orders, in hopes of containing the rapid spread of Covid-19. Many […]

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Some Godwin good news

During these difficult and confusing times, the media has become an overwhelming reminder of our everyday struggles. However, Godwin’s leadership class hopes to challenge the status quo with their new “good news” network. Students of the 2019-2020 Godwin leadership class, along with faculty advisers Jessica Harvey and Rebecca Martino and members of the SCA, have […]