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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...

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...

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...

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...

Visiting the Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum

The Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum: An Unforgettable Experience

Written by Liam Wilcox December 14, 2021

The Pacific Fleet Submarine Museum is located on 11 Arizona Memorial Dr, Honolulu, HI 96818, and is truly an unforgettable experience. The museum consists of a main building that houses exhibits describing...

Pho-Nomenal: A Restaurant That Lives Up To Its Name

Written by Aiden Barrientos December 14, 2021

There are very few restaurants that serve authentic meals, and Pho-Nomenal is one of them. Outside the restaurant has a light-up open sign to let customers know when the heavens door is open as well as...

Photo of Smokin Willys Barbeque

The Hidden Gem of Purcellville

Written by Bud Krogh December 8, 2021

Smokin Willy’s is an American Barbeque restaurant located in a small strip mall on the outer edge of downtown Purcellville. Nestled right next to Loudoun Valley High School, and mere blocks away from...

Photo of Tropical Smoothie, showing their diverse menu!

Tropical Smoothie Café: A Cozy, Comforting, Captivating Restaurant.

Written by Lucas Cole December 8, 2021

The location of Tropical Smoothie Café is in a small strip mall, right in-between a gym and a bicycle store. The restaurant itself is very small, unlike its menu, which sells a wide variety of food, mostly...

Photo of Restaurant Review Winner, Natalia Wunder.

Sō Much Meat, Sō Little Time

Written by Natalia Wunder November 30, 2021

On every special occasion, my family drives an hour and a half to a traffic-filled intersection in Centerville, Virginia hosting the Korean restaurant, Sō. Established in 2016, the singular operation...

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