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Woodgrove Bids Farewell to Theatre Director Mr. David Noland

Woodgrove Bids Farewell to Theatre Director Mr. David Noland

Written by Dominique Cruz, Hope Davison, and Rebecca Faletti

May 15, 2019


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

After teaching at Woodgrove for nine years, long time Theatre Director David Noland will be moving on to Independence High School in Ashburn, VA as the new Theatre Director and Fine Arts Department Chair. Noland helped build Woodgrove’s Theatre program, opening the school in 2010. He has led a successful...

Woodgrove Theatre Presents: Chicago

Woodgrove Theatre Presents: Chicago

Written by Dominique Cruz, Hope Davison, and Rebecca Faletti

May 15, 2019


Filed under News, Student News, Top Stories

A Broadway classic graces the stage at Woodgrove this spring as the drama program finishes the year with a production of Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse’s Chicago. The musical follows two female leads, Velma and Roxie, played by juniors Julia Condie and Colleen Clark. As both of the women end up in prison,...

College Cheating Scandal Provokes National Concern

College Cheating Scandal Provokes National Concern

Written by Mia Cammarota and Annie Gilbert

May 15, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

At least fifty wealthy families, including Hollywood stars Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, have been accused of using their influence to get their children admitted into some of the top colleges in the United States. Along with Huffman, thirteen have plead guilty. Since the release of the story,...

Kyler Murray, Daniel Jones Take the Spotlight of the 2019 NFL Draft’s First Round

Kyler Murray, Daniel Jones Take the Spotlight of the 2019 NFL Draft’s First Round

Written by Casey Abashian and Daniel Alvarez

May 2, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

For what seemed like an eternity, speculation over who the Arizona Cardinals would take with their first overall selection loomed leading up to draft day. While Nick Bosa, star defensive lineman out of Ohio State was seen as a lock for the selection early on in the scouting process, Oklahoma Heisman Troph...

Operation Varsity Blues Centers on College Pay Offs for Admission

Operation Varsity Blues Centers on College Pay Offs for Admission

Written by Logan Johnson

April 30, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Several multi-millionaires and two celebrities, Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, have been caught paying off colleges to gain acceptance for students with lower grades, including falsifying students’ athletic records to gain scholarships. ¨Operation Varsity¨ Blues has led to the arrest of 46 individu...

E-Hall Pass Continues Next School Year

E-Hall Pass Continues Next School Year

Written by Rachel Schneeberg

April 26, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

This fall, the talk of Woodgrove strayed from its usual gossip about social lives and sports into something unexpected - e-hallpass. Woodgrove began using the online system this year as a way for administrators to provide hallway permission for students, causing controversy among students and faculty.   ...

Hernandez and Stevens Win Woodgrove Idol

Hernandez and Stevens Win Woodgrove Idol

Written by Katherin Gomez

April 22, 2019


Filed under Student News

In pursuit of the title of Woodgrove Idol, 11 students performed in the annual vocal competition held on March 21 in Dentime. Brendon Hernandez and James Stevens took home the grand prize, a microphone-shaped trophy. The duet performed a song by country artist, John Denver, “Take Me Home, Country...

Chromebooks Continue to Enrich, Improve Woodgrove

Chromebooks Continue to Enrich, Improve Woodgrove

Written by David Hamady

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, Student News, Top Stories

Loudoun County Public Schools provided Chromebooks to students at the start of the 2018-2019 school year as a part of its “Deeper Learning” initiative. 46 schools received Chromebooks this year, 23 schools will receive them next year, and the remaining 23 schools will receive them in 2020. LCPS...

Rising Freshman Visit Woodgrove on Expo Day

Rising Freshman Visit Woodgrove on Expo Day

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

Expo Day allows all rising ninth graders the opportunity to experience everything Woodgrove has to offer. Woodgrove SCA and Facetime leaders served as mentors on March 21 at the annual event. Expo day is a half day of school where the eighth graders learn about Woodgrove’s clubs, athletics, and academics....

Seasonal Affective Disorder Taking a Toll on High School Students

Seasonal Affective Disorder Taking a Toll on High School Students

Written by Mia Cammarota and Annie Gilbert

March 26, 2019


Filed under News, Student News

Now that spring has finally come, the weather is warmer, the days are longer, and there seems to be a new energy everywhere;  a major shift in mentality is happening all across the country, specifically for those who deal with what is called Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D). So, what exactly is...

State of Virginia Scales Back SOLs for Juniors and Seniors, Changes Requirements

State of Virginia Scales Back SOLs for Juniors and Seniors, Changes Requirements

Written by Rebecca Faletti, Kylee Harrell, and Anna Gilbert

March 12, 2019


Filed under Local News, News

What has been codified in Virginia law since the 1990s is about to change for the Freshman Class of 2022: the state is pulling back on the administration of official Standards of Learning (SOL) tests for the freshman, and classes are struggling to modify the curriculum. For teachers, this news is nothing...

2020 Presidential Election Kicks Off

2020 Presidential Election Kicks Off

Written by Connor Graham and Maryam Khan

March 8, 2019


Filed under Local News

Citizens across the nation are waiting with bated breath for the 2020 presidential election. The tensions for this next election are very high, with much controversy surrounding Trump and his administration. The battlefield is crowding with Democratic candidates declaring their participation in this...

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