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Get To Know: Coach Nathaniel Medic

Get To Know: Coach Nathaniel Medic

Emily Imes, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Nathaniel Medic is a third year teacher of Health and Physical Education. This is his first year coaching here, however, he has a background in education and athletics. “I grew up in a family of teachers including my dad, four of my uncles and five of my aunts. I always loved the work they did and...

Get to Know: Mr. Grooms

Mr. Grooms teaching the CGS AP European History class

Anne Johnakin, Editor

November 13, 2018

Mr. Chris Grooms, the new history teacher in the Commonwealth Governor’s School, went to Virginia Tech, obtaining a Bachelor of History and a Master of Curriculum and Instruction, after graduating from Mountain View in 2013. In high school, Grooms was a student of the Commonwealth Governor’s Sch...

Roger That: Meet Elaina Rogers

Grace Mamon, Managing Editor

October 11, 2017

When was the last time you were in the presence of a world-travelling, bike-riding, competition-winning, landscape-painting, Pokemon Go player? Maybe you have been, without realizing. Maybe it was during your last math block. Mrs. Elaina Rogers, a recent addition to the math department at Colonial Fo...

Bound for Colonial Forge: Meet Mr. Akintounde

Brenna Kiel, Reporter

October 6, 2017

With an influx of new teachers, there are lots of new faces around Colonial Forge. One of these is Mr. Abimbola Akintounde, a new Algebra 1 and geometry teacher here at Forge. He has taught in Virginia, D.C., and Florida previously and is now in his seventh year of teaching here at Forge. His journey ...

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