The Woodgrove Outlander

Unsung Heroes of Woodgrove: Holland Accounts for Every Penny

Unsung Heroes of Woodgrove: Holland Accounts for Every Penny

Written by David Hamady

June 7, 2019

The Woodgrove Outlander Sits Down With Woodgrove's Bookkeeper Teresa Holland Although her office is tucked away and concealed from students, WHS Bookkeeper Teresa Holland handles well over a million dollars every school year. As the school’s bookkeeper, Holland must account for every bit of money...

Woodgrove High School Heads into Year Ten: Revisiting the History

Woodgrove High School Heads into Year Ten: Revisiting the History

Written by Logan Johnson

June 6, 2019

It is the year of 1999-2000 school year. Students at Loudoun Valley High School shuffle through their one-way hallway trying desperately to make it to class on the other side of the building without running into someone. With the student population practically doubling since 1995, the plans for a new...

Undercover Heroes: Jackson and Wilt Work Work Tirelessly Behind the Scenes

Undercover Heroes: Jackson and Wilt Work Work Tirelessly Behind the Scenes

Written by Rachel Schneeberg

June 6, 2019

Running Woodgrove requires more than teachers. It takes hundreds of staff members working behind the scenes; some cleaning the school, others solving mechanical issues and still others maintaining the fields surrounding the school. These people arrive long before students wake up and are there after...

Is Technology Spying on Us?

Is Technology Spying on Us?

Written by Emma Tetreault

June 4, 2019

We all have a wide range of technology in our homes, from the speaker that sits on the nightstand, to the television that’s mounted on the wall. As suspected for many years, these devices may have unknown abilities that aren’t listed in the user’s manual. It’s been a well-known speculation that...

A Student Guide to Choosing AP or DE Classes

A Student Guide to Choosing AP or DE Classes

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp

June 4, 2019

Taking classes and getting college credit for them seems like something that’s only reserved for college students, but that isn’t true. With Dual Enrollment classes becoming more popular in the county, it plagues students with the question of which is better, Dual Enrollment or Advanced Placement,...

Restaurant Reviews: Eating at Loudoun County’s Hidden Gems

Restaurant Reviews: Eating at Loudoun County’s Hidden Gems

Written by Connor Graham, Dillon Holdridge, and Sarah Murtaugh

May 15, 2019

A first date. Dinner before a school dance. A victory meal with your team after a tough game. Some of the best high school memories are made in restaurants, whether it be fast food or fine dining. Food is much more than just eating for high school students- it’s a source of socialization. To help you...

Woodgrove Bids Farewell to Theatre Director Mr. David Noland

Woodgrove Bids Farewell to Theatre Director Mr. David Noland

Written by Dominique Cruz, Hope Davison, and Rebecca Faletti

May 15, 2019

After teaching at Woodgrove for nine years, long time Theatre Director David Noland will be moving on to Independence High School in Ashburn, VA as the new Theatre Director and Fine Arts Department Chair. Noland helped build Woodgrove’s Theatre program, opening the school in 2010. He has led a successful...

Woodgrove Theatre Presents: Chicago

Woodgrove Theatre Presents: Chicago

Written by Dominique Cruz, Hope Davison, and Rebecca Faletti

May 15, 2019

A Broadway classic graces the stage at Woodgrove this spring as the drama program finishes the year with a production of Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse’s Chicago. The musical follows two female leads, Velma and Roxie, played by juniors Julia Condie and Colleen Clark. As both of the women end up in prison,...

College Cheating Scandal Provokes National Concern

College Cheating Scandal Provokes National Concern

Written by Mia Cammarota and Annie Gilbert

May 15, 2019

At least fifty wealthy families, including Hollywood stars Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, have been accused of using their influence to get their children admitted into some of the top colleges in the United States. Along with Huffman, thirteen have plead guilty. Since the release of the story,...

Operation Varsity Blues Centers on College Pay Offs for Admission

Operation Varsity Blues Centers on College Pay Offs for Admission

Written by Logan Johnson

April 30, 2019

Several multi-millionaires and two celebrities, Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, have been caught paying off colleges to gain acceptance for students with lower grades, including falsifying students’ athletic records to gain scholarships. ¨Operation Varsity¨ Blues has led to the arrest of 46 individu...

E-Hall Pass Continues Next School Year

E-Hall Pass Continues Next School Year

Written by Rachel Schneeberg

April 26, 2019

This fall, the talk of Woodgrove strayed from its usual gossip about social lives and sports into something unexpected - e-hallpass. Woodgrove began using the online system this year as a way for administrators to provide hallway permission for students, causing controversy among students and faculty.   ...

Spring Break Destinations in the Virginia Area

Spring Break Destinations in the Virginia Area

Written by Carissa Vegeres

April 11, 2019

There are countless things to do in Virginia during spring break, from thrilling theme parks to warm beaches, there is a tremendous amount of beautiful scenery here to enjoy with friends and families. Enjoy the family-friendly theme parks by starting at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg. Another choice is ...

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