The Woodgrove Outlander

Editorial: Balancing High School

Editorial: Balancing High School

Written by Editors-in-Chief Adeline Furlow and Brittany Nelson

December 14, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The pressure of being a high school student is at an all-time high. Combine that pressure with attending a high-achieving high school in one of the highest achieving school systems in the nation, and the pressure builds further. As the academic rigor at Woodgrove and other schools has increased over...

Editorial: Students Adjust to School Changes

Editorial: Students Adjust to School Changes

Written by Brittany Nelson and River Stone

November 3, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Each year, Woodgrove students know one thing for sure: when the school year begins, there will be change. To maximize the effectiveness of bus sharing between schools, Loudoun County Public Schools decided to push back start times for high schools. Woodgrove’s official school hours now go from 9:10...

Editorial: Fake News Threatens Teen Minds

Editorial: Fake News Threatens Teen Minds

Written by Grace Robinson and Sarah Snare

March 30, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The professional news media has always been one of the most trusted sources of information, but the new trend of “fake news,” false headlines that look legitimate, has led to increased skepticism of journalism as a whole. Facebook and Twitter have been harshly criticized for allowing fake news stories...

Editorial: New Year, Not About You

Editorial: New Year, Not About You

Written by Grace Robinson and Sarah Snare

December 16, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Despite your opinion on the election, the winter blues, or school stress, it is time to stop complaining and start acting. Almost all New Year’s resolutions are ego-centric. We’re not saying that it’s a bad thing to want to better yourself. Pledges to exercise regularly, eat better, or read more...

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