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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

The Quickly Evolving World of Fashion: Featuring Sloane Bachman

Written by Gianna Costanzo June 10, 2022

Woodgrove senior Sloane Bachman shares fashion tips, changes, and influences in her style throughout her time in high school. Bachman explains the epiphany she had which persuaded her to change...

Myrtle Beach, NC. Photo provided by Creative Commons.

Beach Week: Fun and Games or Disaster?

Written by Haley Oliver June 10, 2022

Beach week, a post-graduation tradition for high school seniors, entails a week-long celebration, usually unsupervised and overcrowded in locations like Ocean City, Myrtle Beach, and Virginia Beach. Beach...

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,...

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...

One of the Cartoon Network logos, provided by Creative Commons.

Childhood Cartoons

Written by Mia Helveston May 26, 2022

From the late 90’s to the early 2000’s, cartoons among different categories sparked inspiration and joy within the hearts of many. Everyone can remember a time when they laid back, relaxed, turned...

Review of Netflix’s THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT

Written by Lindsey Simpson & Acadia Dyson May 26, 2022

Beth is a loveable protagonist. She is motivated by the desire to be the best she can be. She strives to produce the highest quality work, the purest art. There is nothing she loves more than the game...

Creating The SpongeBob Musical Set: A Behind the Scene Perspective

Written by Robbie Showers May 26, 2022

Between May 4th and 7th, the Woodgrove High School theater department performed The SpongeBob Musical, a nearly two and a half hour play, in which a volcano threatens to destroy Bikini Bottom, the main...

A Review of Roe

Written by Claire Davison May 26, 2022

Roe v. Wade in 1973 has proven to be one of the most controversial decisions in the history of the Supreme Court. A leaked Supreme Court draft has revealed plans to overturn the Roe v. Wade ruling, causing...

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...

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