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Godwin students achieve fame on TikTok

TikTok has become a popular video-sharing platform where users upload content anywhere from 15 seconds to three minutes in length. According to Business Insider, there were almost 66 million users in the United States in 2020.  Two Godwin students, senior Keara Rogers and junior Hannah Sarte, have recently amassed an impressive following on the app, […]

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Godwin Physics Club gains new traction

After its inception ten years ago, the Godwin Physics Club became a social center for students interested in delving further into the realm of physics outside of the school’s traditional curriculum. Though interest previously seemed to decrease, in recent years, student involvement has climbed, leading to where the club stands today. Regarding the club’s recent […]

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Godwin alum travels abroad to teach

Many students dream to travel or even live abroad throughout their life. For Gigi Justis, a Godwin alum, that dream has become a reality.  Justis, a recent graduate of the University of Virginia, studied biology and French in college.  “I graduated Godwin in June of 2016 and then I went on to study French and […]

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Godwin freshman named cross country state runner-up

After a long awaited cross country season, Godwin freshman Berkley Nance, went on to place first in the Regionals 5b Meet and second in the Virginia State Meet. The regional meet was held at Pole Green Park on April 15 where 12 teams raced against each other. Nance placed first out of 88 boys which […]

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The day in a life of Godwin students on Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesdays were created to give students a break from the computer screen and allow the school to be disinfected mid-week. It allows students to spend time outside, do work at their own pace, and sleep in. Some students use these Wednesdays to catch up on late work or finish all of their homework for […]

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Godwin Scholastic Bowl Team finishes competition as runner-up

During the month of March, the Godwin Scholastic Bowl team placed runner-up in their Region 5b online competition.  The Scholastic Bowl or “Quiz Bowl” is an academic competition that tests students’ knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of topics.  Sponsored by the Virginia High School League (VHSL), this activity is similar in structure to […]

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Godwin students and teachers share their experiences getting the COVID vaccine

In the past year, the coronavirus has completely changed the way we live through wearing masks, socially distancing, virtual learning, and much more.  Throughout this time, scientists have been working to create an effective vaccine. They used information that they have been researching for many years.  After much research, alterations, and testings, the first vaccine […]

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Chorus students compete in a lip-sync contest

The Godwin Chorus program puts on a yearly concert to show the community their learnings and talent. Due to COVID-19, the chorus could not perform a concert, but they still wanted to offer an entertaining alternative to students. Instead of the traditional concert, Godwin Chorus proposed a contest where students could send in videos of […]

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Vanity Fair editor and Godwin alum speaks to Journalism class – By Kate Stuckey and Gracie Lienemann

On March 2, Kelly Fisher Butler, a former Eagle and staff member on the Eagle’s Eyrie, dropped in on Godwin’s journalism class to talk about her current job. Butler works at Vanity Fair as their Digital Managing Editor and has held this position for the past seven years.  Before being hired by Vanity Fair, Butler […]

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Godwin robotics team creates an app

Godwin’s robotics team, Talon 540, participates in yearly challenges that involve constructing robots based on that year’s guidelines. This year, the competition was changed from being a traditional robotics competition to a competition that can be worked on in a virtual manner.  This year, Talon 540 is a part of the For Inspiration and Recognition […]