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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

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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...

Review of Netflix’s THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT

Written by Lindsey Simpson & Acadia Dyson May 26, 2022

Beth is a loveable protagonist. She is motivated by the desire to be the best she can be. She strives to produce the highest quality work, the purest art. There is nothing she loves more than the game...

The Changing of the New World: Price of the Past, Fragments of the Future

Written by Logan Johnson, Editor in Chief May 16, 2022

Our generation, those born between 2000 and 2005, have experienced many world-changing events in our lifetime, but world peace is not one of them. We have endured loved ones actively engaged in war, a...

A photo from the Pride and Prejudice movie.

Best Book Adaptations

Written by Acadia Dyson and Lindsey Simpson April 7, 2022

Many books have been translated onto the big screen; which ones get it right?   Pride and Prejudice was originally written by Jane Austen and published in 1813. It tells the story of Elizabeth...

Break Up and Out With Your Burnout

Written by Logan Johnson March 18, 2022

As students begin to bounce back from the past two years, they find themselves burnt out and unable to resume their pre-pandemic busy schedule. Walking around Woodgrove, you might spot a student sleeping...

Anna’s Top 10 Books of 2021

Written by Anna Cristofano February 15, 2022

I read the books so you don’t have to! Here are the top books that I read in 2021, ranked from least to most favorite.   Title: People We Meet on Vacation     Author: Emily Henry  ...

Woodgrove’s Favorite Movies

Written by Mia Helveston and Gianna Costanzo January 25, 2022

Woodgrove students have their favorite movies in mind with the Oscars right around the corner. Each grade level gives insight to various movies that are known and loved.  Senior Katherine Flaherty...

Mrs. Harar’s Women’s Studies class holding their posters for women’s standards in society.

Eccentric Electives at Woodgrove

Written by Claire Davison, Ainsleigh Shipp, and William Den Herder January 25, 2022

The chaos of scheduling classes for next year is creeping up on Woodgrove students. Here are some of the unique electives that Woodgrove students can select.  A new class this year at Woodgrove...

The Vaccine to Violence?

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp and Logan Johnson January 24, 2022

All over the country, schools have seen a rise in violence. Some schools have moved to days of asynchronous learning in order to put a stop to the countless fights staff and students are facing every day....

Literary Lattes

Literary Lattes

Written by Acadia Dyson, Hannah Rayburn, and Lindsey Simpson January 24, 2022

During the cold winter season, there’s nothing better than cozying up with a good book and a hot drink. Resident newspaper staff writers and local coffee shop workers team up with Woodgrove English teachers...

The Horseshoe Curve, a home away from home

Written by Peyton Benedict December 15, 2021

The Horseshoe Curve Restaurant is right off the highway a little ways into the woods, making it seem right out of a fairy tale. When you drive up to it, it almost looks like it's someone's house. Do not...

The Chipotle building in Purcellville.

Chipotle: Fast and Flavorful

Written by Natalie Salmin December 15, 2021

The Chipotle in Purcellville, VA is located in the middle of town around a bunch of other restaurants and stores. The Chipotle itself was just recently built so everything is modern and renovated in the...

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