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A full shelf in the Woodgrove Food Pantry. Photo provided by Mrs. Leslie Simpson.

Food for Thought: The Story of Woodgrove’s Food Pantry

Written by Sophie Mason, Staff Writer November 28, 2023

In early November, a schoolwide food drive was held, an annual tradition that was started by Woodgrove’s Food Pantry. According to Mrs. Leslie Simpson, a math teacher and one of the pantry’s founders,...

Mr. Schutte working on the technical side of Wake Up Woodgrove, making sure it goes off without a hitch. Photo provided by Sam Douglas.

The Magic Behind the Morning Show

Written by Sam Douglas, Online Editor November 17, 2023

Almost every Monday and Friday, the morning announcements have a little more spectacle than usual. Instead of the typical morning announcements hosted by Dr. Shipp, Wake Up Woodgrove blasts to life on...

Seniors Teagan Lowry and Hope Thurman in their costumes.

A Woodgrove Wonder: Hallway Trick-or-Treating

Written by Nathaniel Leitch, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

On October 28th, students in costumes walked through the halls, pockets ready to be stuffed with candy and goodies from staff members. Each year at Woodgrove High School, students in costumes fill the...

Heritages defense struggling to take down Woodgroves running back. Photo provided by Viva Loudoun.

Woodgrove vs. Loudoun Valley: The Football Showdown of the Year

Written by Claire Hudak, Online Editor November 8, 2023

Get ready for an electrifying football clash as the Woodgrove Wolverines gear up to face off against Loudoun Valley on November 3rd, seven o’clock, at Loudoun Valley High School. Despite a rocky start...

Graphic showing new policy that can be seen around Woodgrove’s halls, website, school TVs, and on morning announcements. Photo provided by Mr. Jeff Schutte.

Test Scores Fell, Now No Cell

Written by John Hays, Editor In Chief November 8, 2023

A new policy was implemented at Woodgrove High School with the start of the school year - “Bell to Bell No Cell.” This policy has sparked interest from multiple parties, but the research backing limitations...

Wind turbines on a ridge in Uinta County, Wyoming. Photo provided by Creative Commons.

Environmental Tips Spotlight

Written by Shae Wheeler, Staff Writer November 8, 2023

What is Environmental Science? It is the study of geology, ecology, meteorology, and biology combined, with a focus on environmental problems and the solutions to them. Scientists study this branch of...

 Mr. Schutte working in his office in room 603.

A Day in the Life of Mr. Schutte

Written by William Den Herder and Andrew Towe November 8, 2023

On a typical school day, Mr. Jeff Schutte can be seen running all over school and being pulled in a hundred different directions each moment. Despite him being everywhere at once, few know what Schutte...

The floors and walls of the 600 hallway have been covered due to construction.

Construction in Woodgrove: 600 Hallway

Written by Ava Welsh, Staff Writer November 8, 2023

Since Labor Day of the 2023-2024 school year, there has been a large section of the 600 hall blocked off due to construction. Students have adjusted to the fact that construction has taken over the walls...

Woodgrove’s veterans gathered for Veterans Day 2022, Georgia Bingaman not pictured. Provided by Douglas Dillon.

Woodgrove’s Veterans: Are They Your Favorite Teacher?

Written by Ali Elliott, Editor In Chief November 8, 2023

As Veterans Day grows closer, Woodgrove is gearing up for the annual festivities. The entire nation recognizes United States veterans on the 11th day of November each year. At WHS we celebrate our veterans...

Woodgrove High School’s three parking lots. Photo provided by Mr. Jeff Schutte.

Parking Lot Need for Change

Written by Noah Brown, Staff Writer November 8, 2023

As the 2023-2024 school year begins, the Woodgrove High School parking lot continues to prompt potentially embarrassing talks with moms and frustrating financial burdens. The inconvenient design of the...

Students and parents alike flock to fast food restaurants such as Chick-Fil-A before school

The Downfall of DoorDash

Written by Evan Kaiser, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

Students will often go to great lengths to get their hands on the best food, even if it means running to be first to the lunch lines or microwaves. What happens when they try to get food from outside the...

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