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Editorial: Effect of College Stress on Students’ Mental Health

Editorial: Effect of College Stress on Students’ Mental Health

Written by Adeline Furlow and Brittany Nelson

May 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The decision of if and where a person attends college is one of the most important choices a person will make throughout their entire life. With everything else students are juggling during senior year, time taken to focus on mental health and relationships can fall to the wayside. With the price of...

NBA Player of the Year Predictions

NBA Player of the Year Predictions

Written by Ryan Forbes

May 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

After a surprising year where many teams have surprised the country and rebuilding teams are finally completed the long process, a power shift has occurred in each conference. The Rockets control the west and the Raptors run the east. With the regular season ending award season is here and here are my...

Editorial: Sexual Harassment & Assault

Editorial: Sexual Harassment & Assault

Written by River Stone, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 3, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

For years the rumors have been hushed away, all damaging allegations swept under the rug. But the accusations against Harvey Weinstein seemed to set something in motion, a wave of courage and bravery gaining strength with every added voice. Sexual harassment and assault is no longer being ignored and...

Top 8 Prospects of the 2018 NFL Draft

Top 8 Prospects of the 2018 NFL Draft

Written by Ryan Forbes

February 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

#1. Saquon Barkley- (Running Back) Penn State- There is no doubt who the top player in the draft is. Barkley has been the most talented and explosive player all year in college football. His playmaking ability will guarantee him a spot as one of the top players in this year’s draft. NFL Comparison: Ezekiel Elli...

NFL Postseason Awards Predictions

NFL Postseason Awards Predictions

Written by Ryan Forbes

February 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Coach of the Year: Sean McVay (Head Coach) Los Angeles Rams: McVay deserves this award after turning around the league’s youngest team from a 4-12 disaster to a 11-5 third seed playoff team, also turning around the offense from the lowest points per game to the most. He turned Goff into a reliable ...

Editorial: Balancing High School

Editorial: Balancing High School

Written by Editors-in-Chief Adeline Furlow and Brittany Nelson

December 14, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The pressure of being a high school student is at an all-time high. Combine that pressure with attending a high-achieving high school in one of the highest achieving school systems in the nation, and the pressure builds further. As the academic rigor at Woodgrove and other schools has increased over...

Editorial: Students Adjust to School Changes

Editorial: Students Adjust to School Changes

Written by Brittany Nelson and River Stone

November 3, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Each year, Woodgrove students know one thing for sure: when the school year begins, there will be change. To maximize the effectiveness of bus sharing between schools, Loudoun County Public Schools decided to push back start times for high schools. Woodgrove’s official school hours now go from 9:10...

Hallo-SCREAM!

Hallo-SCREAM!

Written by Jordan Fiala and Connor Graham, and Keagan Lanham

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Reviews, Top Stories

As the Halloween season approaches, and the urge to be scared becomes a common theme among teens, students are going to want to know what scary movies and shows to watch. To achieve this, 10% of the school’s student body’s opinions were collected. Best Horror Movies On Netflix: 1. The Shining 2. H...

Tea & Tears ; A Pop Culture Column

Tea & Tears ; A Pop Culture Column

Written by Adrian Gonzalez and Myla Baouna

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Reviews

New Music + Reviews (as of September 15 release dates) The 15th of September proved to be a packed day for music releases with several of today’s most popular artists releasing new songs. New Zealand born singer Lorde put out a remix of her song Homemade Dynamite from her sophomore album Melodrama. ...

“Cappies” Student Reviews for “Beauty and the Beast”

“Cappies” Student Reviews for “Beauty and the Beast”

Written by Vanessa Bliss of Paul VI Catholic High School and Rebecca Goodhart of Dominion High School

May 10, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Student News

Vanessa Bliss of Paul VI Catholic High School Beauty and the Beast is one of Disney's most beloved movies, and it's easy to see why. It has the perfect blend of magic, romance, and all-around fun. In Woodgrove High School's performance of the stage adaption of the "Tale as Old as Time," audiences are ...

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