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Woodgrove Celebrates Banned Books Week

Woodgrove Celebrates Banned Books Week

Written by Rebecca Faletti

October 17, 2017


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

This September marked the most recent iteration of a campaign that has been going on since the 1980s: Banned Books Week, a celebration and awareness campaign about classic books that have had their positions in school curricula and libraries challenged or taken away entirely. Banned Books Week, promoted...

The Wolverine Writing Center is Open For Business

The Wolverine Writing Center is Open For Business

Written by Robert Kershner

October 11, 2017


Filed under News, Student News, Top Stories

The Wolverine Writing Center is opening for business. The Writing Center is opening for the 2017-2018 school year on October 3, 2017 in room 601 as a resource open to students during DenTime and lunch shifts. “The main goal of the Writing Center is to have peer tutors,” says Writing Center Director...

Loudoun County Meets Bonnie Scotland

Loudoun County Meets Bonnie Scotland

Written by Carrie Nichols

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Local News

Grey rain fell from the sky as if to replicate the atmosphere of Scotland. On September 2nd-3rd people of Scottish heritage, and people without, gathered on the rolling green hills of Great Meadow, Virginia. Forty-two clans and societies were represented, ranging from the Fraser clan to the Scottish...

Sudan “Lost Boy” Guest Speaker to Visit Woodgrove

Sudan “Lost Boy” Guest Speaker to Visit Woodgrove

Written by Louise Spicer

September 27, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

On October 17, 2017, Manyang Reath Kher will speak of his inspiring journey and many humanitarian projects. The Student Presentation will take place at 1:00 p.m. , while the Community Presentation will commence at 6:00 p.m. About Manyang Reath Kher and Humanity Helping Sudan Project Manyang Reath...

Hurricane Harvey Donations

Hurricane Harvey Donations

Written by Hope Davison

September 6, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

With Houston, Texas, and the surrounding areas in ruins after Hurricane Harvey, Woodgrove students are adopting multiple classrooms in the flood zones of Texas. As of now, there are over 40,000 people living in shelters, and over four million people with damaged homes and without power. Woodgrove ...

2017 Senior Mural Projects

2017 Senior Mural Projects

Written by Samantha Pierce

June 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Student News, Top Stories

 

Woodgrove Welcomes New Announcement Crew

Woodgrove Welcomes New Announcement Crew

Written by Dominique Cruz and Hope Davison

June 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Student News, Top Stories

The morning announcements opens the doors to a new crew as Rozlan Basha and Harrison Furlow graduate this year. Starting next school year, announcers will kick off our mornings with upcoming events and signature phrases. Students interested in being on the morning announcements were advised to fill out...

Curbing Teen Suicide in Loudoun County

Curbing Teen Suicide in Loudoun County

Written by Chris Tuttle

June 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Local News, Top Stories

On October 15th, 2014, the pressure of life became too much for Woodgrove High School student Ryan Bartel. The teenager who had loved history and military strategy ever since he had received an encyclopedia as a young boy, wrote a note to his parents and told them that he couldn't "perform and operate...

“Cerphe’s Up”: Renowned DJ Cerphe Colwell Shares Career Experiences

“Cerphe’s Up”: Renowned DJ Cerphe Colwell Shares Career Experiences

Written by Hannah Schneeberg

May 22, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Nationally renowned DJ, Cerphe Colwell, recently visited Mrs. Sallie Street’s Den-time class to share experiences from his lengthy career as a DJ in the DC area, and to introduce his new autobiography, Cerphe’s Up, co-written by biographer Stephen Moore. Laughing, Colwell told the students, “I’v...

Forever Onward

Forever Onward

Written by Jenn Glazebrook, Brittany Nelson, and Lorallye Partlow

May 22, 2017


Filed under Local News, News, Top Stories

Mr. Bob McMillen, earth science and astronomy teacher at Woodgrove, passed away on March 28, 2017. Students and staff were shocked at the sudden loss of a man who was loved by so many. McMillen graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Science Education from California University of Pennsylvania, and...

“Cappies” Student Reviews for “Beauty and the Beast”

“Cappies” Student Reviews for “Beauty and the Beast”

Written by Vanessa Bliss of Paul VI Catholic High School and Rebecca Goodhart of Dominion High School

May 10, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Student News

Vanessa Bliss of Paul VI Catholic High School Beauty and the Beast is one of Disney's most beloved movies, and it's easy to see why. It has the perfect blend of magic, romance, and all-around fun. In Woodgrove High School's performance of the stage adaption of the "Tale as Old as Time," audiences are ...

Cannons Hold Fundraiser, Pre-Season Look at New Team

Cannons Hold Fundraiser, Pre-Season Look at New Team

Written by Matt Gusmerotti

May 8, 2017


Filed under Local News

PURCELLVILLE, VIRGINIA — The Purcellville Cannons are a Valley Baseball League team that moved from Winchester to Purcellville last season and had an amazing welcome. The Cannons recruit collegiate players from all over the country, ranging anywhere from Division 1 all the way to Junior College playe...

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