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Vaping Creates New Health Concerns for Teenagers

Vaping Creates New Health Concerns for Teenagers

Written by Kristina Greene: Special to The Outlander

May 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Student News

Over the summer of 2017, a vaping device known as the JUUL boomed in popularity across the U.S. The device’s modern design looks quite similar to that of a USB drive, making it easy for teen students to use in school environments. This new vaping craze has raised many concerns about health, legal co...

We’re All Human Hosts Its Third Annual Walk At Woodgrove High School

We’re All Human Hosts Its Third Annual Walk At Woodgrove High School

Written by Chris Tuttle

May 22, 2018


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

Woodgrove High School commemorated the third annual walk on Thursday, April 19th to curb teen suicide and promote mental health awareness amongst students. The event was sponsored by We’re All Human, The Ryan Bartel Foundation, and Sources of Strength Project, all organizations with the intent o...

Breaking it Down: SAT vs. ACT

Breaking it Down: SAT vs. ACT

Written by Dominique Cruz and Hope Davison

April 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Student News

The SAT was revamped in 2016 to include all new scoring, content, and formatting. The new style of test is aimed to prioritize the math and English problems that students will encounter from college onward, and focuses more on reasoning. If math and science is your strong suit, then the ACT may be a...

Armel Heads to South India to Train Teachers; Fundraising Efforts Underway

Armel Heads to South India to Train Teachers; Fundraising Efforts Underway

Written by Jenn Glazebrook

December 16, 2017


Filed under Features, Student News

Woodgrove teacher Sarah Armel will be traveling to volunteer in South India for four weeks in the summer of 2018 as part of the Limited Resource Teacher Training (LTTR) organization. The program sends volunteers to poverty-stricken areas of the world to train educators. Armel was one of only 29 volunteers...

Fresh Food Makes Way to the Woodgrove Café

Fresh Food Makes Way to the Woodgrove Café

Written by Dominique Cruz, Dillon Holdridge, and Sarah Murtaugh

November 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Student News

Woodgrove’s AP Environmental classes bring something new to the table. Fresh produce grown by students are playing a big role in Woodgrove’s cafeteria. Run by Mrs. Candace King, a science teacher, students enrolled in the AP Environmental class grow a variety of vegetables in a garden such as lettuce,...

Student Trips: Woodgrove Faculty Offers Worldwide Trips

Student Trips: Woodgrove Faculty Offers Worldwide Trips

Written by Myla Baouna and Chris Tuttle

November 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Student News

Woodgrove faculty offers a variety of trips ranging from immersive experiences to week long tours. This past spring, Woodgrove High School and Loudoun Valley High School French students traveled to Morteau, France to live with host families for eight days. The students traveled by plane, train,bus, and...

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...

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...

“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 ...

Woodgrove SCA Ends School Year with Flurry of Activities

Woodgrove SCA Ends School Year with Flurry of Activities

Written by Lauren Markowski

April 24, 2017


Filed under Student News

The Student Council Association has had a busy school year, and they show no signs of slowing down. The SCA just finished helping the Global Ambassadors Club with the foreign exchange program, held multiple fundraisers for St. Jude's Hospital, and they are currently in the midst of election season. The...

Woodgrove Student Council Attends the VSCA Convention

Woodgrove Student Council Attends the VSCA Convention

Written by Adrian Gonzalez

April 20, 2017


Filed under Student News, Top Stories

The Woodgrove High School student council attended the Virginia Student Council Association convention March 24-26 in Norfolk to learn skills that will aid their leadership of Woodgrove's student body. Several Woodgrove students ran for state officer positions with junior Derrick Shockey being electe...

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