The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

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

The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

The Woodgrove Outlander

Black Authors: The Foundation of Literature

Written by Anna Cristofano March 24, 2023

Writers have shaped the foundation of our society for generations. Some of the most important and groundbreaking novelists are the ones who were pushed into the shadows of their paler counterparts for...

An Ocean Cleanup vessel, one of many that tow “floaters” to collect garbage in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

The Largest Ocean Cleanup In History

Written by Evan Kaiser March 24, 2023

Twice the size of Texas and three times the size of France, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (or GPGP for short) is a massive accumulation of non-biodegradable waste in the Pacific Ocean that has become...

Sister Andrè praying.

Oldest Person Dies; Inspiration Lives On

Written by Gianna Costanzo and Haley Oliver March 24, 2023

The world’s oldest person, Lucile Randon (Sister Andrè), died peacefully in her sleep at 118 years old on January 17, 2023 in Toulon, France. Sister Andrè was only twenty-five days away from celebrating...

Backpacks, filled with supplies for girls, are passed out to school students.

The Taliban’s Attack on Women

Written by Caroline Green, William Den Herder, and Jillian Lewis March 24, 2023

      Following the August 2021 drawback of a two decade U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, the Islamic fundamentalist and political militant group, known as the Taliban, began to once again...

Woodgrove’s School Security Officer, Mr. Ward Sigler, standing out front of the building greeting students.

Rise of School Violence

Written by Gianna Costanzo, Andrew Towe, and John Hays March 24, 2023

     Recently there has been a national and local rise in school violence including students, staff, and parents. With the news of a Virginia teacher being shot by a six-year-old student, it’s...

Migrants are seen detained in a U.S. Detention Facility.

Biden Administration Considers Reimplementing Detention of Migrant Families

Written by James Dougherty March 23, 2023

The Biden administration is said to be discussing reimplementing a Trump-era immigration policy that detained migrant families who illegally crossed into the United States, according to The New York...

The corner of Sagle and Harpers Ferry Road, where numerous fliers were found.

White Supremacist Propaganda Posted in Loudoun County

Written by Devin Adu-Osei, Claire Davison, and Evan Kaiser March 23, 2023

On January 19th, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office was notified of multiple white supremacy propaganda flyers posted on roads in the Purcellville, Hamilton and Waterford areas. Approximately 50 posters...

Woodgrove student Meredith Buxton with their puppy, Remus.

A Long Wait For A Deserved Soulmate

Written by Shaelyn Wheeler and Maeve Bauer March 23, 2023

I have always been an animal lover, especially dogs. I was fascinated whenever I would see service dogs in public. I knew I couldn’t distract them because they were working. I would pretend that my stuffed...

The Influencer Dream: Positive or Dangerous?

Written by Ali Eliott and Ava Welsh March 23, 2023

Social media: an online world full of millions of creators, limitless information and opinions, and endless possibilities. Yet many people are beginning to question… is social media really a positive...

Tomlinson stares down the opposing team’s dugout after scoring a run.

Spring Players To Watch

Written by Maddie Shea and Mason Vacca March 23, 2023

Another Woodgrove sports season is coming up and here are some athletes you should keep an eye on. Softball After she made the switch over from baseball, Senior Annika Rohs started playing softball at...

Sexual Violence is an Epidemic in Loudoun County Public Schools

Written by Claire Davison March 23, 2023

Loudoun County Public Schools is in the news yet again for mishandling sexual assaults. On February 2nd, Loudoun Circuit Court ordered a search warrant affidavit for surveillance cameras in Tuscarora High...

Protests by outraged students and civil rights activists outside the Florida Capital

“Stop W.O.K.E Act” in Place Under Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

Written by Maeve Bauer and Anna Cristofano March 23, 2023

“Left wing bias” is what Governor Ron DeSantis reported to the College Board earlier this month regarding specific topics within the state’s AP African American Studies classes. The state has passed...

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