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Coronavirus Vaccines Continue to be Distributed Across the Globe

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp, Lainey Lynch, and Logan Johnson March 22, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages, countries have had to determine how they will administer vaccines to their citizens. Global governments have implemented varying courses of action regarding vaccination...

Let’s Talk About Title IX

Written by Claire Davison March 19, 2021

As recent as 49 years ago, high school STEM classes and sports teams looked drastically different; there were no female students or players. Up until 1972, there weren’t equal opportunities for students...

A snowman depicting the winter blues

How Seasonal Changes Affect Mental Health

Written by Claire Davison and Sarah Burns March 19, 2021

When the sun starts to set earlier and the temperatures drop, mental health can be greatly impacted, especially in the current isolated environment. During this challenging time, it is important that the...

Harmony Middle School Principal Eric Stewart receiving his COVID-19 vaccination. Photo provided by Carissa Vergeres.

Teachers of Loudoun County Get Their COVID Vaccines

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp and Lainey Lynch March 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on communities and nations this past year, leading most schools to turn to distance learning. However, some schools have gone back with a hybrid schedule where they plan...

From Creative Commons, Iconic Olympic Rings

The Ring Around the 2021 Olympics

Written by Kayla Norsworthy and Gretchen Nagle March 12, 2021

Originally scheduled to take place from July 22 to August 8, the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan have been postponed amid the Covid-19 outbreak. Olympic athletes were left devastated and confused when...

February’s Senior Meeting Explains What is to be Expected for the Graduating Class of 2021

Written by Annie Gilbert, Emma Tetreault, Ryan Wright, and Kennedy Vacca March 12, 2021

A virtual meeting was held on Thursday, February 4th for Woodgrove’s seniors. The current school year has been a bumpy road, especially for those in the graduating class of 2021. Many questions are being...

President Joe Biden gives a speech at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Photo provided by Creative Commons

Biden’s First 100 Days

Written by Mia Cammarota, Carissa Vergeres, Robbie Showers, and David Hamady March 12, 2021

After his inauguration day on January 20th, 46th U.S. President Joe Biden began his presidency by signing 17 executive orders on his first day. He recently released plans for his first 100 days in office,...

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...

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...

First time voter, Daniel Pavolic gets his picture taken by his mother in front of his voting location.

The Youth’s Lack of Voting Knowledge

Written by Gretchen Nagle, Kennedy Vacca, and Aidan Johnson January 13, 2021

Young voters made up 52-55% of voting in the 2020 election, however, the youth has little to no knowledge about voting locations or critical questions. Yes, there could be more effort to advertise youth...

Uyghur activists demand action in light of recent news surrounding hundreds of active detention centers housing Muslims in China. Photo provided by John Macdougall.

China’s Oppression of Uyghurs Continues as Hundreds Of Detention Camps are Still Active

Written by Ryan Wilkinson and David Hamady January 13, 2021

The Chinese Communist Party has built roughly 300 internment camps, all holding Uyghurs and other Muslims in fear of potential acts of terrorism. China claims that these facilities are intended for “re-education,”...

Hindsight is Always “2020”

Written by Lainey Lynch, Logan Johnson, and Emma Tetreault January 13, 2021

Throughout the chaos that 2020 has left behind, it can be easy to get lost in the negativity. However, there have also been positive and monumental strides that have united the human race. These timelines...

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