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The Woodgrove Outlander

The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

The Woodgrove Outlander

The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

The Woodgrove Outlander

Meet the 2022-2023 Woodgrove Outlander Editors in Chief

Written by Ali Elliott June 10, 2022

As Woodgrove says goodbye to the class of 2022, The Woodgrove Outlander ushers in three rising seniors as next year’s editors. These ladies are driven, intelligent, and looking forward to being at the...

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Beach Week: Fun and Games or Disaster?

Written by Haley Oliver June 10, 2022

Beach week, a post-graduation tradition for high school seniors, entails a week-long celebration, usually unsupervised and overcrowded in locations like Ocean City, Myrtle Beach, and Virginia Beach. Beach...

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding- A Hidden Gem

Written by Kiera McMahon June 7, 2022

Desserts have always been a token part of American culture; the banana split, the key lime pie, and even mouth watering s’mores were created here. Despite American appreciation for delectable desserts,...

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Childhood Cartoons

Written by Mia Helveston May 26, 2022

From the late 90’s to the early 2000’s, cartoons among different categories sparked inspiration and joy within the hearts of many. Everyone can remember a time when they laid back, relaxed, turned...

Review of Netflix’s THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT

Written by Lindsey Simpson & Acadia Dyson May 26, 2022

Beth is a loveable protagonist. She is motivated by the desire to be the best she can be. She strives to produce the highest quality work, the purest art. There is nothing she loves more than the game...

Creating The SpongeBob Musical Set: A Behind the Scene Perspective

Written by Robbie Showers May 26, 2022

Between May 4th and 7th, the Woodgrove High School theater department performed The SpongeBob Musical, a nearly two and a half hour play, in which a volcano threatens to destroy Bikini Bottom, the main...

The Controversy over the NBA’s “Take Fouls” Tactic

The Controversy over the NBA’s “Take Fouls” Tactic

Written by Devin Adu May 25, 2022

Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals: the Cleveland Cavaliers vs the Golden State Warriors. The score is 89-89 with 2 minutes and 11 seconds left to go in the game. Kyrie Irving brings the ball up for the Cavaliers...

“Brains and Brawn”: Chris Wright, Emma Renner and Ben Tardiff.

Local Legend: Domino Master Emma Renner

Written by Claire Davison and Mia Helveston May 20, 2022

Emma Renner, who graduated from Woodgrove in 2016, is an engineer who is now competing on Fox’s Domino Masters, where teams compete weekly in themed domino challenges.  Domino and chain reaction...

College Must Haves

College Must Haves

Written by Teagan Russell and Caroline Green May 20, 2022

After four years of working, honoring, and striving, some seniors are choosing a collegiate path. With lots of advice from many people, Outlander Staff highlights a few helpful dorm items.   “You...

Tips for Applying to College

Written by Sarah Burns and Kiera McMahon May 19, 2022

Applying to college can be daunting, especially if you don’t know where to start. Woodgrove seniors and counselors share tips and advice for rising seniors looking to start the college application process.  Woodgrove...

Left - Woodgrove alumna Elena Chamberlain’s Dorm
Right - Woodgrove alumna Liza Ricker’s Dorm

Dorm Decorating 101

Written by Ali Elliott and Lilli Raine Barkley May 19, 2022

Most seniors are worried about scholarships, student loans, and senioritis. A fun distraction for many college bound students is planning next year's dorm room.   Some students may find that they...

Summer Recipes

Written by Acadia Dyson May 19, 2022

 With the arrival of the summer, many foods are coming into season and reaching their peak of flavor. These include: herbs, lemons, bell peppers, mangoes, zucchini, tomatoes, berries, and many others....

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