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We’re All Human Hosts its Third Annual Color Run at Woodgrove High School

We’re All Human Hosts its Third Annual Color Run at Woodgrove High School

Written by Lainey Lynch, Meghan Dunster

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Student News, Top Stories

The We’re All Human Club (WAH) at Woodgrove High recently hosted the third annual Color Run with six other LCPS high schools. This event is funded by the Ryan Bartel Foundation, a foundation dedicated to suicide awareness and prevention. The Color Run began in Loudoun County to support the Ryan Bartel...

Is this the Fall of Football?

Is this the Fall of Football?

Written by Casey Abashian, Maryam Khan, and Ryan Wilkinson

October 25, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, Student News, Top Stories

The homey, familiar aroma of fresh-cut grass consumes each breath as the impact of a bone-crushing tackle is heard throughout the audience. A packed house, filled to the brim with students, parents, and coaches alike erupts in approval, united over a common American pastime. Football remains the country’s...

Woodgrove’s School Spirit Diminishes Over the Years

Woodgrove’s School Spirit Diminishes Over the Years

Written by Jordan Fiala, Maryam Khan, Ashleigh Moffett, and Kennedy Vacca

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Student News, Top Stories

With Woodgrove High School approaching its tenth year, it seems to be approaching a loss in school spirit. In a poll of the student body, 10% of those polled on Instagram at Woodgrove High School said that Woodgrove did not have school spirit. With the number of in-school pep rallies fading, and fewer...

Where to Get Your WILD Wardrobe

Where to Get Your WILD Wardrobe

Written by Hope Davison, Lauren Sheehan, Anna Lockhart, and Cora McQuaid

October 25, 2018


Filed under Features, Student News, Top Stories

The WILD is buzzing with students of all grade levels awaiting kick off. Whether the theme be “Pink-out”, USA theme, or Woodgrove’s very own WILD theme, students get decked out for the game. It’s understandable that picking out your WILD outfit may be stressful, here are some tips to help you...

Woodgrove’s Proposed Parking Plan is Passed

Woodgrove’s Proposed Parking Plan is Passed

Written by Daniel Alvarez and Connor Graham

October 25, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, Student News, Top Stories

Imagine rows and rows of cars, all occupied by students that have just been in school for hours on end, wanting to get home and relax. The only thing stopping them from reaching their destination is the immense amount of traffic that clogs the exit every day. Every vehicle coming out of the parking lot...

Just So: Just So: Woodgrove Drama Plans their Fall Musical

Just So: Just So: Woodgrove Drama Plans their Fall Musical

Written by Rebecca Faletti and Meghan Dunster

October 25, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, Student News, Top Stories

The Woodgrove Drama department is kicking off their season with a relatively unknown show: Just So, a Drewe and Stiles musical adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s short stories. It’s unusual for the fall show to be a musical, but this particular change was the result of a reaction of the students to...

Kavanaugh Controversey Shed Light On A Nation Divided

Kavanaugh Controversey Shed Light On A Nation Divided

Written by River Stone, Rebecca Faletti, and Mark Blevins

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Student News, Top Stories

In wake of the Kavanaugh-Ford Senate Hearings that rocked the nation, the bitter division between Republican and Democratic voters becomes increasingly apparent on both a national and local level. Former Senator John McCain passed away in August. Yet, with his death still fresh in the public’s mind,...

Loudoun Secures Reputation as Tech Giant

Loudoun Secures Reputation as Tech Giant

Written by Ben Alter and Chris Tuttle

October 25, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, Student News, Top Stories

Mastodon of online sales, Amazon, is scouting for a suitable location for their second headquarters, and Loudoun County is one of the final candidates. The number of candidate cities and regions for the location of Amazon’s ‘HQ2’, as it is coined, has dropped from 238 proposed cities inside the...

Student Tips for a Happier, and Stress-Free School Year

Student Tips for a Happier, and Stress-Free School Year

Written by Emma Tetreault

October 23, 2018


Filed under News, Student News, Top Stories

  Hours can vanish before you’re even aware they’ve passed. Time management is one of the top struggles that people of all ages face, more so, teens and young adults. It takes time to build your own schedules and routines, so it can become a struggle trying to find out what strategies work...

A Look Inside the New Academies of Loudoun Building

A Look Inside the New Academies of Loudoun Building

Written by Carissa Vergeres

October 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Student News, Top Stories

Loudoun County Public Schools’ new Academy of Engineering & Technology just opened in the new Academies of Loudoun building and the reveal was nothing less than stunning. The Academy offers programs and classes that focus on varied programs including nursing, engineering, information technology,...

Virginia Mother Seeks to Make The White House “Gold” on Behalf of Childhood Cancer

Virginia Mother Seeks to Make The White House “Gold” on Behalf of Childhood Cancer

Written by Ryan Wright

October 18, 2018


Filed under News, Student News, Top Stories

The White House is known to light up with colors like blue for Autism, red for Aids, and even green for Saint Patrick’s Day, but the White House has never been gold. Loudoun Resident Roya Giordano, who lost her 13 year-old son Mathias in December 2014, wants the White house to glow in gold for one...

Chromebooks Create Discussion Between Students, Faculty, and Administration

Chromebooks Create Discussion Between Students, Faculty, and Administration

Written by Mark Blevins and Ryan Wilkinson

October 12, 2018


Filed under News, Student News, Top Stories

One of the biggest changes in recent school history is the addition of the new Chromebook system. Every student received a personal laptop to take home and use for the rest of the year, and so far the reception has been mixed. Priced at $269, the Lenovo 300e Chromebook was the laptop of choice for LCPS...

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