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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

The Quickly Evolving World of Fashion: Featuring Sloane Bachman

Written by Gianna Costanzo June 10, 2022

Woodgrove senior Sloane Bachman shares fashion tips, changes, and influences in her style throughout her time in high school. Bachman explains the epiphany she had which persuaded her to change...

Myrtle Beach, NC. Photo provided by Creative Commons.

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...

President Zelensky: From Comedian to Ukrainian President at War

Written by Andrew Towe June 3, 2022

     In light of the current state of Eastern Europe, the story of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is a tremendous tale that is sure to be honored for years to come.      Volodymyr Zelensky...

The photo above captures the stores located along N 21st Street, including Re-Love It.

Preserving Purcellville

Written by Lindsey Somers June 1, 2022

For years, people have moved to western Loudoun county seeking a peaceful community removed from the hustle of urban sprawl. Within the last decade, the development of new neighborhoods and shopping centers...

Picture of Pro-life protesters from Creative Commons.

Roe v. Wade in Jeopardy

Written by Maeve Bauer May 31, 2022

On May 2nd, Politico, a political journalism source, published Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito’s draft to overturn Roe v. Wade,  the landmark case that granted women access to have an abortion...

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...

A Review of Roe

Written by Claire Davison May 26, 2022

Roe v. Wade in 1973 has proven to be one of the most controversial decisions in the history of the Supreme Court. A leaked Supreme Court draft has revealed plans to overturn the Roe v. Wade ruling, causing...

“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...

Students gather at the Dulles Marriott for an “Old Hollywood” themed prom.

Woodgrove Wild Winds Down

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp, Lindsey Somers, and Gianna Costanzo May 20, 2022

As Woodgrove returned to the building for the 2021-2022 school year, students and faculty found themselves challenged with readjusting to life outside of lockdown. Despite the familiar building, students...

Former player Abby Wambach, talking in front of Congress about the Women’s Team paycheck.

Equal Pay, Equal Rights

Written by Mia Helveston and Anna Cristofano May 19, 2022

After a six-year battle to even the playing field financially for their sport, the United States Women Soccer Team and their members have finally been given a paycheck equivalent to their male counterparts....

New School System Time Change

Written by Maeve Bauer and Andrew Towe May 19, 2022

On January 1, 2022, Loudoun County Public Schools announced that the start and end of the school day will be changing in the 2022-2023 school year. LCPS made this change to ensure safety and reliability...

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