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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

Creating The SpongeBob Musical Set: A Behind the Scene Perspective

Written by Robbie Showers May 26, 2022

Between May 4th and 7th, the Woodgrove High School theater department performed The SpongeBob Musical, a nearly two and a half hour play, in which a volcano threatens to destroy Bikini Bottom, the main...

The Controversy over the NBA’s “Take Fouls” Tactic

The Controversy over the NBA’s “Take Fouls” Tactic

Written by Devin Adu May 25, 2022

Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals: the Cleveland Cavaliers vs the Golden State Warriors. The score is 89-89 with 2 minutes and 11 seconds left to go in the game. Kyrie Irving brings the ball up for the Cavaliers...

Former player Abby Wambach, talking in front of Congress about the Women’s Team paycheck.

Equal Pay, Equal Rights

Written by Mia Helveston and Anna Cristofano May 19, 2022

After a six-year battle to even the playing field financially for their sport, the United States Women Soccer Team and their members have finally been given a paycheck equivalent to their male counterparts....

NFL Draft 2022

Written by Mason Vacca and Maddie Shea May 19, 2022

On February 8, 1936, the first NFL draft was held. There are many differences between past and present drafts. In the earlier drafts, not all the players that were drafted would go on to continue a career...

Steadman and her team celebrating her 1,000th point.

Woodgrove Senior Drops Over 1,000 Points During High School Basketball Career

Written by Ali Elliott and William Den Herder March 31, 2022

Senior Ashley Steadman scored her 1,000th point at Woodgrove High School on January 14th, 2022. She is one of only two girls to achieve this in Woodgrove’s twelve basketball seasons. Captain of the Girls...

Meet the Woodgrove Head Coaches

Written by William Den Herder March 31, 2022

Every year, hundreds of students at Woodgrove High School make the decision to play a sport for their school. Do you know who  you are going to show up and play for each day? Meet some of Woodgrove’s...

The three new Washington uniforms. Photo provided by Creative Commons.

There’s A New Football Name in Washington

Written by Mason Vacca March 28, 2022

On February 2nd, The Washington Football Organization officially changed their name to The Commanders. The announcement ends an eighteen month wait for the team's new name, following the dropping of the...

March Madness Court when Georgetown hosted #3 Xavier and #14 Georgia. Photo provided by Creative Commons.

History of March Madness

Written by Maddie Shea and Andrew Towe March 18, 2022

In 1939, the Oregon Ducks beat Ohio state 46-33 to win the first ever NCAA Men's District-1 Tournament. The first tournament was held in Evanston, Illinois. This started as a high school basketball tournament...

DECA Logo from the WHS website.

DECA Spotlight

Written by Hannah Rayburn and Lindsey Simpson March 18, 2022

Congratulations to Woodgrove’s DECA club for their performance in the state competition! Officers and members reflect on DECA and how it has affected their lives.   Business and Marketing...

Jackson shows defensive skill against John Champe High School.
Photo Provided by Carlie Jackson.

Sports Beyond Woodgrove

Written by Maddie Shea and Mason Vacca March 16, 2022

For many athletes, playing their sport at the collegiate level is a dream; four of Woodgrove’s very own students made their dream a reality. These athletes have shown grit and determination throughout...

Woodgrove’s Favorite Ski Places

Written by Ali Elliott and Mia Helveston March 12, 2022

One of the most popular winter activities among Woodgrove students and staff is skiing. Seneca Sowers, a math teacher at Woodgrove High School, says that she enjoys skiing at a resort called The Wisp in...

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The U.S Takes Home Gold

Written by William Den Herder and Anna Cristofano March 12, 2022

On February 4th, the Winter Olympics began in Beijing, China, where each country’s top athletes, including the United States, competed to win glory and fame for their homelands. History of the Games The...

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