The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

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

The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

The Woodgrove Outlander

Paris, France - Thousands of people protest against the pension bill on January 19th, 2023.

A Furore in France

Written by Evan Kaiser and Shaelyn Wheeler May 17, 2023

On January 19, 2023, protesters strike against the new pension bill in Paris that raises the retirement age from 62 to 64 years of age. Thousands of people marched in opposition to the bill, causing the...

Drug Related Deaths Skyrocketing

Drug use has been increasing in adolescents, resulting in addiction, overdose, and long term diseases.Nicotine and fentanyl are the main culprits behind this trend. Nicotine is an addictive constituent...

Evelynn Winter and her dog. Picture provided by Evelynn Winner.

Senior Advice to Underclassmen

Written by Devin Adu-Osei and Anna Cristofano May 17, 2023

As the Woodgrove Class of 2023 is preparing to leave school for the last time, here is some of the most important advice from Woodgrove seniors. “Best advice, don’t miss your senior year! It goes...

Have you used an AI generator before? 
Poll data collected from Woodgrove students.

Is AI That Can Write An Essay Here to Stay?

Written by Sam Douglas, Isaac Kent, and Jillian Lewis May 17, 2023

Artificial intelligence, or AI, has recently appeared in schools, including Woodgrove. AI writing generator websites like ChatGPT can write essays in minutes, and its increasing amount of usage has some...

The Willow Project

Written by Sarah Burns, John Hays, and Kiera McMahon May 17, 2023

The Willow Project is a controversial 6-billion-dollar oil drilling project idea for Alaska’s North Slope. The Biden Administration’s partial approval of this project will have both economic and environmental...

Drenning shows good spirits while in her cast. Photo provided by Maddie Shea.

What’s Going On In Spring Sports?

Written by Ali Eliott and Maddie Shea May 17, 2023

Woodgrove spring sports are off with a bang. Every season has its highs and lows, laughs and tears. Here are some Woodgrove athletes to tell you how their season is going. The Girls Varsity Lacrosse...

Chess Forks the Heart of Woodgrove Students

Written by Kiera McMahon, Sam Douglas, Isaac Kent May 17, 2023

Many people are enraptured with the current popularity of an ancient game made back in the 1600s. Students of Woodgrove have also been affected by this nationwide trend, and many can be seen playing the...

A woman exits a voting center. Photo provided by Creative Commons.

The Ballot Box

Written by Gianna Costanzo May 17, 2023

It is time to stop viewing gun violence in schools as an issue regarding what side of the political spectrum you’re on. It goes far beyond whether you identify yourself with the symbol of a donkey or...

The White House beneath looming clouds. Photo provided by Creative Commons.

Come and Gone

Written by Teagan Russell May 17, 2023

Terrifying incidents can sometimes be like a rock, one that sends waves torrenting across crystal waters upon impact. However, in modern days, these shocks tend to fade with the speed at which they...

Students protest against school shootings. Photo provided by Wikimedia Commons.

The Trauma of Tragedy

Written by Claire Davison May 17, 2023

Since Columbine, there have been 376 school shootings in America. According to a new report done by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading cause of death for children in the United...

A bent guard rail from an accident right outside the Junior Lot. Photo provided by John Hays.

Parking Lot Woes

Written by William Den Herder, Haley Oliver, and Andrew Towe May 17, 2023

Woodgrove’s parking lot is gaining a hazardous reputation due to recent accidents and its tight fit. Up to eight crashes have been reported since the beginning of the school year according to Woodgrove...

Young women using phone apps to track personal health. Photo provided by Virginia Walker.

A Post-Roe Virginia

Written by Maeve Bauer and Anna Cristofano May 15, 2023

On June 24, 2022 the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, a case that gave women all over the U.S. access to abortion. While it is still legal in Virginia, Governor Youngkin has proposed several bills...

Load More Stories
Activate Search