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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...

Woodgrove Hosts Fifth Annual Rock-a-Thon

Woodgrove Hosts Fifth Annual Rock-a-Thon

Written by Puneet Kaur

April 4, 2017


Filed under Student News

A cozy environment took over the usually crowded main hallway at Woodgrove High School on March 9th. There were rocking chairs, treats served on hot plates, and most importantly students and faculty taking time out of their busy days to read. It was the annual Rock-a-Thon hosted by the Woodgrove Library...

Published Author Comes to Woodgrove to Talk to AP Students

Published Author Comes to Woodgrove to Talk to AP Students

Written by Hannah Schneeberg

April 4, 2017


Filed under Student News

Author Nina Lacour spoke to Ms. Harar’s eleventh grade AP Language and composition classes on March 10th. Having published four successful novels, Lacour came to Woodgrove High School to speak to young writers in an informal setting. During her visit, students had time to ask questions such as, “how...

Team “SnapChat Hates Us” Wins Annual Dodgeball Tournament Again

Team “SnapChat Hates Us” Wins Annual Dodgeball Tournament Again

Written by Hope Davison and Keagan Lanham

March 13, 2017


Filed under Student News

Two-time dodgeball champions, team “Snapchat Hates Us” wins again at Woodgrove’s sixth annual dodgeball game on February, 24, 2017. Over $1,595.35 was raised during the tournament and donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The tournament was fast paced, with multiple games going on...

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