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Saying goodbye to Godwin faculty – By Kate Stuckey and Annalise Link

After many years working at Mills E Godwin High School, three teachers are retiring and one counselor is moving on to a new opportunity. Social studies teacher Chris Dunn, Spanish teacher Alba Marina Croce-Andueza, science teacher Denise Green, and school counselor Karis Hunt will all be leaving Godwin next year. Dunn has worked at Godwin […]

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Godwin alumni travel during pandemic gap years- by Lucy Saunders, Gracie Lienemann, and Campbell Garner

While the pandemic has affected the plans of many, several Godwin alumni have used this time to embark on unique adventures.  Isaac Hull, a graduate of the Godwin Class of 2020, knew from the get-go that he would be taking a gap year to travel to whitewater kayaking destinations before starting college. “I’ve been kayaking […]

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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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A guide to holiday gift giving – By Arie Battles and Campbell Garner

Small and thoughtful gifts   A small bluetooth speaker Phone or airpod case Any selfcare items  Portable charger Tile– a small bluetooth tracker A pocket/keychain wallet  Disposable camera  Reusable straws/cups/silverware Pepper spray keychain Socks Handmade items such as a clay bracelet or a personalized mug Letters  Small business to shop from Etsy https://www.etsy.com/  -marketplace of individual […]

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Godwin alum reflects on his Jeopardy experience and Alex Trebek by Brooke West and Alex Armbruster

Since its debut season in 1984, Jeopardy has become one of America’s top game shows viewed in the homes of millions of Americans.  Due to its heightened popularity, scoring a spot on Jeopardy has become very competitive for participants. One Godwin alumnus, however, not only managed to earn a spot on the show, but also […]

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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 […]

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Godwin senior Charlie Kennedy shares golf experience during COVID-19 by Kate Orensky and Meyer Kaplan

Being a successful athlete while enduring the challenges and obstacles of a pandemic can be difficult. Charlie Kennedy, 2018 All-Metro Golfer of the Year and current senior at Godwin, shares how his golfing experience has been altered by the pandemic.  Life during the lockdown disrupted many people’s typical routines, but fortunately for Kennedy, he was […]

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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 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 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: […]