The Woodgrove Outlander

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...

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...

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...

Classic vinyls captured in the holiday spirit.

Rolling in the Holiday Music: Must-Haves for Creating the Perfect Festive Playlist

Written by Annie Gilbert, Ryan Wilkinson, and Ryan Wright January 13, 2021

It’s the hap-happiest season of all! A time for giving, spending time with loved ones, and most importantly, listening to some festive holiday jams. This year, The Woodgrove Outlander is sharing some...

Woodgrove Students Enjoy the Holidays with Santa over the Years

Written by Gianna Costanza, Meghan Dunster, and Kayla Norsworthy January 13, 2021

Following Thanksgiving, the mall Santas take their thrones. He gets to hear about the toys all the kids want, and the moment is often captured in pictures that remind everyone of a simpler time. When...

Festive Furry Friends

Written by Kylee Harrell , Kildea McMahon, and Charley Piercy December 11, 2020

Although 2020 may have been the most challenging year of our lives, nothing can stop us from spreading holiday cheer this December! Our lovely pets have been stuck in the house with us since March, and...

What Holiday Movie Are You?

Written by Kylee Harrell and Charley Piercy December 11, 2020

Answer a few questions to find out which holiday movie you are.     How would your friends describe you?               a. Funny and playful               b. Independent...

Photo of Round Hill Baptist Church participating in giving back during the 2020 holiday season. Photo taken by Ainsleigh Shipp.

Ways to Give Back

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp, Megan Dunster, Sarah Burns, and Teagan Russell December 11, 2020

The holidays are a time for people to give back to their communities, but with the COVID-19 pandemic, finding ways to donate is a little harder this year. Many organizations are still working hard this...

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