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Godwin junior named NEHS Writer of the Year

Godwin junior Mia Tan was awarded the title of National English Honor Society (NEHS) Writer of the Year. She submitted stories to three out of six of the Flash Fiction writing contests. Out of those she won first place in two.  “‘Flash Fiction’ describes fiction works that range from a few words to a few […]

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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 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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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 […]

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German students participate in virtual exchange

The path to becoming fluent in a language requires much devotion from its pursuers, as time and commitment are required to truly strengthen one’s comprehension. Many of our students pursue the task of learning a new language, as Godwin offers a variety of differing language classes available. Kristen Macklin, Godwin’s German teacher, has overseen an […]

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How Godwin’s library celebrated Black History Month

Black History Month is a celebration of the cultures, people, and events surrounding Black history. Each day in February, Godwin’s library shared facts about well-known Black Virginians on the announcements.  “We put together a resource list for faculty to bring into their classes for warm ups or other activities,” said librarian Brooke Davis. Librarian Suzanne […]

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Recent Godwin faculty awards

This year has been filled with unprecedented challenges that everyone has had to endure. Godwin teachers and staff, in particular, have worked tirelessly to adapt to fit the virtual world. Even with this year’s changes, the Godwin community still recognizes the hard work and dedication that teachers and staff put into their jobs.  Every year, […]

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News brief

News Brief – Feb. 2021 Eagle News: In-person school dates have been pushed back once again for middle and high school aged students and these are the updated days. Freshman will be going back March 1 and 2. In person learning for grades seven and eight will begin March 8 and 9. The remaining high […]