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Fall Players to Watch

Written by Anna Lockhart, Kayla Norsworthy, and Rachel Schneeberg March 22, 2021

After a successful run for winter sports, fall sports are ready to get their heads back in the game. But there's a twist, fall sports will be held during the springtime. Seasons are scheduled to begin...

Harmony Middle School Principal Eric Stewart receiving his COVID-19 vaccination. Photo provided by Carissa Vergeres.

Teachers of Loudoun County Get Their COVID Vaccines

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp and Lainey Lynch March 19, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on communities and nations this past year, leading most schools to turn to distance learning. However, some schools have gone back with a hybrid schedule where they plan...

Trump supporters march the streets of Washington D.C. on January 6th.

A Turning of Events: The Recent Storming of the Washington Capitol is an Event That Will Go Down in U.S. History

By: Annie Gilbert
January 8, 2021

Red MAGA hats and paraphernalia covered the grounds of the Capitol as devout President Trump supporters took a stand against what they thought to be an unfair election on Wednesday afternoon. False Presidential...

Pinterest Holiday Recipes

Written by Anna Cristofano, Aidan Leahy, and Megan Murphy December 11, 2020

After a deep dive through Pinterest, here are the best rated holiday cookie recipes to try during this quarantine holidays season. People are baking more than ever, but nobody is perfect. However, with...

Sophomore Claire Davison demonstrates how to avoid crazy family members during the holidays. Photo provided by Claire Davison.

Joys of the Season: The Inevitable Wacky Family Gathering

Written by Annie Gilbert, Ryan Wright, and Claire Davison December 11, 2020

For those fortunate enough, the beginning of each holiday season marks an impending family reunion. Once the temperature dips below 60 degrees, there are some characters that nearly every family has the...

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

Written by Mia Cammarota and Carissa Vergeres 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....

California Fires Wreak Havoc on the Environment

Written by Logan Johnson, Lainey Lynch, and Gretchen Nagle November 5, 2020

Scientists have been warning the public for years about the possible devastation of global warming and climate change, and in recent years this fear is becoming more of a reality. The California fires...

Black Lives Matter Movement Swarms Loudoun County Following the Death of George Floyd

Written by Annie Gilbert, Emma Tetreault, Maeve Bauer, and Sarah Burns November 5, 2020

Following the death of George Floyd, a large movement known as Black Lives Matter began to vocalize the mistreatments of minorities throughout the nation. As a result, a combination of peaceful...

What is your Fall Aesthetic?

Written by Kylee Harrell, Kildea McMahon, and Charley Piercy October 29, 2020

Pick a few of your favorite fall things, and we will match you with an aesthetic for the season!   What fall movie do you like the most? a. The Conjuring b. Slenderman c. Halloween...

Monstober

Monstober

Written by Charley Piercy, Kayla Norsworthy, and Anna Cristofano October 29, 2020

Halloween is quickly approaching, and a staple activity of the season is a movie marathon. Everyone remembers getting home after school, cozying up on the couch and turning on Disney Channel to see what...

Photo by Maryam Khan.
Flowers and signs lay outside of the U.S. Supreme Court building in memoriam of Ruth Bader Ginsburg the day after her passing.

Remembering Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Written by Annie Gilbert, Ainsleigh Shipp, and Carissa Vergeres October 29, 2020

As the second woman to take her seat on the US Supreme Court, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was seen as a feminist icon continuously pushing for gender equality. Serving on the court from 1993...

Colby Samide cuts wood in his desk building process

Local Teen Makes Free Desks Amid Virtual Learning

Written by David Hamady, Rachel Schneeberg, and Robbie Showers October 29, 2020

Woodgrove Junior Colby Samide is building desks to assist local households with distance learning. Because the desks are given free-of-charge to families in need, he has gained local support and nationwide...

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