The Woodgrove Outlander

An empty Woodgrove hallway, lonely without students.

ABAB Schedule Change

Written by Mason Vacca and Haley Oliver January 15, 2021

After student and parent outcries, Woodgrove High School kicked off the second quarter by reintroducing the ABAB schedule. At the beginning of the 2020 school year, Woodgrove High School put an AABB schedule...

Different Holiday Traditions

Written by Gianna Costanza, Anna Cristofano, and Maddie Shea January 15, 2021

The holidays are a festive time of year where people of diverse ethnicities and religions gather to celebrate in their own unique ways and traditions. Celebrated in more than 160 countries, Christmas...

Are Teenagers Taking the Pandemic Seriously?

Written by Claire Davison, Teagan Russell, and Sarah Burns January 15, 2021

Being safe during quarantine is important, however some are not taking it seriously. A lot of blame for risky behaviors during the pandemic is directed at teenagers, but is it warranted? Today we take...

Class of 2021 Making Their Mark

Written by Riley Castellano, Kennedy Vacca, and Anna Lockhart January 15, 2021

 Despite Covid-19, the 2021 seniors at Woodgrove High School are leaving their mark. Seniors were offered the opportunity to paint a parking spot using their own supplies with a pre-approved inspiring...

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Mia Cammarota and Carissa Vergeres aboard their flight to Denver.

Outlander Editors’ Take: Air Travel During the Holidays

Written by Mia Cammarota and Carissa Vergeres January 13, 2021

The holidays are among us, and the travel season is in full swing, but with the coronavirus, how safe is traveling by air and what precautions are being taken? After quarantining for the past nine months,...

An empty Woodgrove hallway, lonely without students.

Students Choose Distance or Hybrid Learning for the Second Semester

Written by Rachel Schneeberg, Robbie Showers, and Mason Vacca January 13, 2021

As the school year moves closer towards the second semester, Woodgrove High School students and their parents were faced with the question: hybrid or distance learning? Hybrid learners will spend two days...

How the Holidays are Being Celebrated Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by Lainey Lynch, Rachel Schneeberg, and Ainsleigh Shipp January 13, 2021

The holidays are a time for families to come together, however, with COVID-19 cases rising many are worried about the safety and health of their loved ones as they gather during this season. People everywhere...

Lacing up Like Never Before

Written by Anna Lockhart, Kayla Norsworthy, Maddie Shea, and Riley Castellano January 13, 2021

On March 11th 2020, the world of sports was changed forever. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic making its way to the United States and Rudy Gobert, a professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz...

A New Justice and Controversial System

Written by Kildea McMahon, Teah Sargent, and Robbie Showers January 13, 2021

In a time of social and political unrest, the addition of a new Supreme Court justice has Americans questioning the reliability of the justice system. The late justice Rut h Bader Ginsburg passed away...

Players to Watch

Written by Anna Lockhart, Kayla Norsworthy, and Riley Castellano January 13, 2021

 The long wait that many athletes had to endure during 2020 is finally coming to an end. On December 7th, Loudoun County high schools held competitive tryouts for winter sports. Although sports are bringing...

Audiences Wait as COVID-19 Causes Project Production to be Pushed into the New Year

Written by Aidan Leahy and Megan Murphy January 13, 2021

Thanks to 2020, some of the most exciting forms of entertainment have been delayed. But with 2021 just around the corner, movies and music are making a comeback! With the ongoing struggles from the...

Biden Supporters take to the streets of DC to celebrate his win.
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Biden-Harris Win the Election

Written by Mia Cammarota, Logan Johnson, David Hamady, and Carissa Vergeres January 13, 2021

After four restless days of vote counting, American citizens finally got word that Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States. Days before the election, retailers from Rodeo Drive to Washington...

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