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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

Meet the 2022-2023 Woodgrove Outlander Editors in Chief

Written by Ali Elliott June 10, 2022

As Woodgrove says goodbye to the class of 2022, The Woodgrove Outlander ushers in three rising seniors as next year’s editors. These ladies are driven, intelligent, and looking forward to being at the...

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding- A Hidden Gem

Written by Kiera McMahon June 7, 2022

Desserts have always been a token part of American culture; the banana split, the key lime pie, and even mouth watering s’mores were created here. Despite American appreciation for delectable desserts,...

President Zelensky: From Comedian to Ukrainian President at War

Written by Andrew Towe June 3, 2022

     In light of the current state of Eastern Europe, the story of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is a tremendous tale that is sure to be honored for years to come.      Volodymyr Zelensky...

The photo above captures the stores located along N 21st Street, including Re-Love It.

Preserving Purcellville

Written by Lindsey Somers June 1, 2022

For years, people have moved to western Loudoun county seeking a peaceful community removed from the hustle of urban sprawl. Within the last decade, the development of new neighborhoods and shopping centers...

Picture of Pro-life protesters from Creative Commons.

Roe v. Wade in Jeopardy

Written by Maeve Bauer May 31, 2022

On May 2nd, Politico, a political journalism source, published Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito’s draft to overturn Roe v. Wade,  the landmark case that granted women access to have an abortion...

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...

“Brains and Brawn”: Chris Wright, Emma Renner and Ben Tardiff.

Local Legend: Domino Master Emma Renner

Written by Claire Davison and Mia Helveston May 20, 2022

Emma Renner, who graduated from Woodgrove in 2016, is an engineer who is now competing on Fox’s Domino Masters, where teams compete weekly in themed domino challenges.  Domino and chain reaction...

College Must Haves

College Must Haves

Written by Teagan Russell and Caroline Green May 20, 2022

After four years of working, honoring, and striving, some seniors are choosing a collegiate path. With lots of advice from many people, Outlander Staff highlights a few helpful dorm items.   “You...

Students gather at the Dulles Marriott for an “Old Hollywood” themed prom.

Woodgrove Wild Winds Down

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp, Lindsey Somers, and Gianna Costanzo May 20, 2022

As Woodgrove returned to the building for the 2021-2022 school year, students and faculty found themselves challenged with readjusting to life outside of lockdown. Despite the familiar building, students...

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....

Tips for Applying to College

Written by Sarah Burns and Kiera McMahon May 19, 2022

Applying to college can be daunting, especially if you don’t know where to start. Woodgrove seniors and counselors share tips and advice for rising seniors looking to start the college application process.  Woodgrove...

Left - Woodgrove alumna Elena Chamberlain’s Dorm
Right - Woodgrove alumna Liza Ricker’s Dorm

Dorm Decorating 101

Written by Ali Elliott and Lilli Raine Barkley May 19, 2022

Most seniors are worried about scholarships, student loans, and senioritis. A fun distraction for many college bound students is planning next year's dorm room.   Some students may find that they...

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