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VIDEO: German Exchange Program

German exchange students from Homburg along with their teachers and principals toured Godwin High School after enjoying breakfast with students and host families.

Homecoming Week

Monday – Jet Lag Day
Tuesday – Tacky Tourist Day
Wednesday – Into the Outback Day
Thursday – Home Sweet Home / U.S.A. Day
Friday – Red/Black/White and Pep Rally Day
Friday – Homecoming Parade (5:00 PM) begins at Raintree Swim and Racquet Club
Friday – Homecoming Football Game (7:00 PM, against John Marshall)
Saturday – Homecoming Dance (8:00 PM)

Know an amazing principal? Nominate him or her for a 2018-19 REB leadership award

Henrico, Va. Oct. 1, 2018 – The REB Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership provide a tangible, public way to recognize an outstanding principal at a Henrico County school. The Community Foundation’s yearly awards identify, recognize and support leadership excellence in the Richmond area. Honorees receive an unrestricted $7,500 cash grant, and $7,500 to be used for school initiatives. Eligible are principals from public schools in Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover counties and the city of Richmond. Nominees should have served in their current positions for at least three years.

To find out more and download a nomination form, go to Educational-Leadership.

Who: The Community Foundation invites nominations from students, parents, colleagues, school personnel and administrators and the community at large. Nominations should take the form of a completed nomination form, downloaded from the foundation’s website, a one- to two-page typeset letter describing the nominee’s distinguished educational leadership. It can be accompanied by up to three one-page letters of support. Principals may not nominate themselves.

When: Nominations must be mailed or hand-delivered, and must be received by 5 p.m. on Nov. 8. Emailed or faxed nominations are not accepted.

Where: Please mail nominations to:

REB Awards for Distinguished Educational Leadership

The Community Foundation

Attn: Stacey Keeley, Donor Engagement Officer

Boulders View Drive, Suite 110

Richmond, Va. 23225

For questions regarding nominations, please contact Tracie Weston, director of HCPS’ Department of Professional Learning and Leadership, at 804-652-3840. More information is also available at

Award recipients will be announced in March 2019.

Graduation, June 11, 2019

Godwin’s graduation will be on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Siegel Center.

VIDEO: First Day of School

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Click here to watch highlights from the first day of school.

Summer Reading and Assignments

Summer Reading and Assignments

VIDEO: Heart of Henrico

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Learn why the Godwin Eagles feel Marge Cipolla is the Heart of Henrico.