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

Covid19: 18 Months Later

Covid 19: 18 Months Later

Written by Lindsey Simpson and Hannah Rayburn November 15, 2021

The 2021 - 2022 Woodgrove Outlander Staff
Third Row (from left to right): Lindsey Somers, Kiera McMahon, Sarah Burns, Haley Oliver, Anna Cristofano, Teagan Russell, Ali Elliott,
Madeline Shea, Robbie Showers, and Caroline Green
Second Row: Maeve Bauer, Hannah Rayburn, Claire Davison, Gianna Costanzo, William Den Herder, and Andrew Towe
First Row: Ainsleigh Shipp and Logan Johnson

Meet the Woodgrove Outlander Staff

Written by Haley Oliver, Anna Cristofano, and Caroline Green November 15, 2021

Haley Oliver- 11 grade, Sports Editors, Who was your first celebrity crush? “ My first celebrity crush was Michael B. Jordan”   Anna Cristofano, 11 grade, Assistant Print Editors and...

What are Woodgrove Students Thankful for?

What are Woodgrove Students Thankful for?

Written by Kiera McMahon and Sarah Burns November 15, 2021

With all the hardships this past year, Woodgrove students shed light on their gratitude. Students shared how COVID-19 impacted their lives and how they have reevaluated what they previously took for granted. “I...

Homecoming Red Carpet; What the Wolverines are Wearing

Written by Ali Elliott, Haley Oliver, and Anna Cristofano November 15, 2021

This year's Homecoming Court is ready to reveal fashion secrets and what steps they took to prepare for the big event.  Senior Xanthe Bergel raved about her sage green, polka dot dress. “I just...

Woodgrove campus from a bird’s eye view.

Fall Sports Wrap-Up

Written by Maddie Shea and Hannah Rayburn November 12, 2021

Fall is coming to an end, and with it, fall sports. Athletes from every Woodgrove fall team reflect on the season and what the future holds.    Football  Senior Aidan Landis, varsity football...

Williams waltzes across the endzone for a touchdown.

Fall Players to Watch

Written by Maddie Shea and Mason Vacca November 12, 2021

The Woodgrove student body voted through Facetime on the fall players to watch for each sport; here are the results and those players' commentary.   Wolfgang Roettiger WHS Senior Golf. Roettiger...

Are Students Falling Behind?

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp November 11, 2021

From March 2020 to August 2021, students across the country were at home for virtual learning. Parents, teachers, and researchers are suggesting that yes, students have fallen behind. Kids who were...

Linus and Sally spotting Snoopy at the pumpkin patch in “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” (1966).

Ode to the Peanuts Cartoon

Written by Acadia Dyson and Lindsey Simpson November 11, 2021

As the leaves change and the days grow colder, the Peanuts cartoons will inevitably make an appearance across televisions nationwide. Even though they premiered almost half a century ago, Charles Schulz’s...

Frightening and Fun-filled Festivities

Frightening and Fun-filled Festivities

Written by Kiera McMahon and Lilli Raine Barkley October 30, 2021

The Woodgrove High School student body is always up for good scares and fall horrors. Almost half of the Woodgrove students said they were not planning to Trick or Treat. For those students who...

Betters stylish entrance helps to attract patrons.

The Best Local Restaurants – Hidden Gems

Written by Mia Helveston, Robbie Showers, and Sarah Burns October 30, 2021

Whether it is a Friday night dine-out or just grabbing a bite to eat for lunch, here are some of the best places in Western Loudoun! Velocity Wings   Velocity Wings is a local restaurant...

Fall foliage on hiking trail at Blue Ridge Environmental center. Photo provided by Claire Davison.

Getting into the Fall Spirit: Wolverines Take on the Season!

Written by Claire Davison, Gianna Costanzo, and Lindsey Somers October 28, 2021

The weather’s getting cooler, school’s well underway, and Starbucks’ seasonal creamers have found their way back to grocery store shelves. Fall is upon us. Some of Woodgrove’s finest share activities...

Izzy Demark and the Junior Varsity Volleyball Team talking strategy after losing a tough second set.

LCPS Takes Actions to Protect Student Athletes During Play

Written by Ali Elliott and William Den Herder October 26, 2021

LCPS has faced many COVID cases in teens over the course of the pandemic. According to COVID-19 data provided by Loudoun County government, COVID cases in Loudoun of ages 10-19 is at 4,807. Total COVID...

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