The Woodgrove Outlander

Mictrotone Phenomenon

Photo by Michael Preston
December 17, 2015

What exactly is music? There are an infinite number of factors that can affect one person’s answer to this question, but one of the biggest factors isn’t one that comes to mind immediately: geography. In...

Student’s Start-up Company Springs to Life

Student's Start-up Company Springs to Life
December 17, 2015

1551 students go to Woodgrove High School. Peers see each other nearly every day for four years, but how well do they really know each other? So many students have hidden talents and unique abilities,...

New and Improved SAT Premieres March 2016

New and Improved SAT Premieres March 2016
December 17, 2015

The first administration of the new SAT test is scheduled for March 6, 2016 in test centers across the United States. Test creators have revised the exam to better reflect what is taught in schools by...

BYOT Initiative Coming to Woodgrove

BYOT Initiative Coming to Woodgrove
December 17, 2015

Contrary to former classroom etiquette, students will be encouraged to use personal technology in school. Starting second semester, the Loudoun County Public Schools system is involving Woodgrove in its...

Review of Fallout 4

Review of Fallout 4
December 11, 2015

As Bethesda's successor to its 2008 smash hit Fallout 3, Fallout 4 lives up to its hype in almost all imaginable ways. Set in post-apocalyptic Boston, Fallout 4 takes place 210 years after the Great War...

From Typewriters to MacBooks…Back to Typewriters

The authors typewriter, which was used to write this article.
December 3, 2015

This story was typed on an Underwood No. 5 typewriter

WHS Exchange Students Visit from Around the World

Left to Right: Drupak, Pardo, Plaumann, Ohlsson, Issa
December 1, 2015

Five foreign exchange students attend WHS this year from all around the world. The Woodgrove Outlander staff had a Q&A in order to get to know these students a bit better. Foreign Exchange Students: Tasawar...

‘Acceptance of Others’ Scholarship Honors Seniors Who Make A Difference

November 20, 2015

The Acceptance of Others Scholarship is one award that is a little different from the norm.  Woodgrove seniors can get nominated for this $1000 scholarship simply by standing up for others. “The...

Thanksgiving DIY Decorating Tips

Thanksgiving DIY Decorating Tips
November 18, 2015

Whether you’re decorating on a budget, or planning an elegant Thanksgiving feast, these DIY’s will bring a twist to your typical decorations.   Glitzy Pumpkins Need: artificial pumpkins,...

Woodgrove Humbles the Pride, Advance to Second Round of 4A Playoffs

Photo by Jeff Vennitti, courtesy of Viva Loudoun
November 18, 2015

The Woodgrove Wolverines varsity football squad brought the heat on a cold November night to send the Pride of Heritage High School home for the year. In the 4A Regional first round playoff game, the Wolverines...

Cook and Delitta Share Crown as Homecoming Queen; Klimek Reigns as King

Cook and Delitta Share Crown as Homecoming Queen; Klimek Reigns as King
November 18, 2015

For the first time in Woodgrove history, there was a tie in the votes for Homecoming Queen. Seniors Ami Cook and Carissa DeLitta shared the title and honor of being Homecoming Queen, accompanied by King,...

NHL Overview

November 16, 2015

Hockey season is in full swing.  With NHL teams just over 15 games played, they are fresh into the season.  Hockey has different divisions like any other sport, but they also have conferences which separate...

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