The Woodgrove Outlander

Editorial: Social Media is Seeing a Spike in Teenage Political Activism but Sources Need to be Questioned

November 5, 2020

Maybe it was the several month quarantine or the upcoming presidential election, but students around the country, especially at Woodgrove, have increased their interest in politics and current events....

Editorial: Opinions on the Construction of Route 9

A photo showing Route 9, located near the Hillsboro Cemtary.
January 17, 2020

Running through the historic town of Hillsboro, Virginia, Route 9 is a major road used by thousands for regional commuting. Over the past two decades, this commuter road has experienced increased traffic,...

Fall Editorial: LCPS Needs to Live up to Its Full Potential

Fall Editorial: LCPS Needs to Live up to Its Full Potential
November 15, 2019

Loudoun County, Virginia is not only one of the fastest-growing counties in the nation, but it’s also one of the richest. With a fast-growing population comes diversity and cultural assimilation, as ...

George W. Bush Should Be Known More Than Just In Politics

President George W. Bush giving his inauguration speech
January 22, 2019

The 41st President of the United States, George W. Bush died on Nov, 30th, 2018 from a form of Parkinson's disease at his home in Houston, Texas. At 18, President Bush enlisted as a second-class seaman...

Editorial: School Safety

Editorial: School Safety
The recent arrests of teachers within the Loudoun County Public School system has raised many concerns among students and parents alike. Where is LCPs going wrong when it comes to school safety?
December 20, 2018

In early October, a student was raped by his teammates at Tuscarora High School. Three weeks later, an Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) reading specialist was charged with three felony counts of unlawfully...

Editorial: Sexual Harassment & Assault

Editorial: Sexual Harassment & Assault
April 3, 2018

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...

Editorial: Balancing High School

Editorial: Balancing High School
Some students are experiencing a heavy course load brought on by the recommendation of their counselors, which is limiting their ability to balance extracurriculars and their studies.
December 14, 2017

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...

Editorial: Students Adjust to School Changes

Editorial: Students Adjust to School Changes
November 3, 2017

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...

Editorial: Fake News Threatens Teen Minds

Editorial: Fake News Threatens Teen Minds
March 30, 2017

The professional news media has always been one of the most trusted sources of information, but the new trend of “fake news,” false headlines that look legitimate, has led to increased skepticism of...

Editorial: New Year, Not About You

Editorial: New Year, Not About You
December 16, 2016

Despite your opinion on the election, the winter blues, or school stress, it is time to stop complaining and start acting. Almost all New Year’s resolutions are ego-centric. We’re not saying that it’s...

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