The Woodgrove Outlander

Scenic Routes Within 60 Miles of Woodgrove

Scenic Routes Within 60 Miles of Woodgrove

Written by Hannah Schneeberg, Justin Rader, and Hope Davison

October 28, 2016

Sprawling forests engross the foothills of the Shenandoah Mountains while the Potomac River roars to the east. This is the Virginia our forefather Thomas Jefferson described as being “worth a voyage across the Atlantic.” Three locations have been picked that best represent the gorgeous views of the...

Halloween “Boo It Yourself”

Halloween “Boo It Yourself”

Written by Colette Fralen and Caroline Potts

October 28, 2016

While decorating for Halloween can be the most enjoyable part of the fall season, spending a plethora of money on decorations that are only on display for one month a year isn’t. This year, instead of buying the cheap, typical eyesores that stores offer, look no further than your craft store. WIND UP KEY:...

Students Create Original Score

Students Create Original Score

Written by Faith Ralston and Caroline Potts

October 27, 2016

A new year is an excuse to change things up, which is exactly what Woodgrove’s drama program has chosen to do. Whether jamming out on the new soundboard, or writing an original score for the fall show, the students of the drama department have a lot of surprises in store for this year. Historic Springhouse...

Underfunded But Fully Determined

Underfunded But Fully Determined

Written by Matt Gusmerotti, Puneet Kaur, and Ryan Keebaugh

October 27, 2016

Instead of celebrating their impeccable 15-1 season, the Woodgrove Field Hockey team is trying to collect money through fundraising and donations just to keep playing. Unlike fully funded sports such as football, baseball, and basketball, Field Hockey is a tier two sport, which means the team is not...

McDonald’s Torn Down to Make Way for Expansions

McDonald’s Torn Down to Make Way for Expansions

Written by Dominique Cruz, Adeline Furlow, Sarah Murtaugh, and River Stone

October 27, 2016

McDonald’s? More like McRubble. After 36 years, Purcellville’s McDonald’s was torn down this August, anticipating upgrades to match the modernizing upgrades throughout the rest of the town. The new McDonald’s will be over 4,000 square feet, equipped with two drive through lanes and three windows....

Dentime Replaces Flex

Dentime Replaces Flex

Written by Brittany Nelson, River Stone, and Bridget Vasta

October 27, 2016

Woodgrove High School students were greeted by an unfamiliar term this year with the introduction of “Den-Time.” Den-Time replaces the sixth block Flex rotation system of previous years. In years past, students had Flex during sixth block, and they were allowed to “Flex” out of class with a...

Woodgrove Wins the Wells Fargo Cup

Woodgrove Wins the Wells Fargo Cup

Written by Rebecca Faletti and Lorallye Partlow

October 27, 2016

Woodgrove High School was dubbed the ‘State Champion of State Champions’ by winning the Wells Fargo cup for the 2015-2016 school year. Woodgrove received the award after accruing the highest number of points in all academic competitions in the state’s 4A classification, and became the first school...

2016 Lovettsville Oktoberfest

2016 Lovettsville Oktoberfest

Written by Hope Davison and Dominique Cruz

October 13, 2016

Wiener dog races, soft pretzels, and German crafts are just a few things you can find at Lovettsville’s annual Oktoberfest. Lovettsville’s 23rd annual Oktoberfest, celebrating the community’s German heritage, featured local musicians, vendors, traditional German food, and Kinderfest for the ki...

47th Annual Fair Comes to Bluemont

47th Annual Fair Comes to Bluemont

September 28, 2016

The small town of Bluemont hosted its 47th annual fair September 17th and 18th and provided many opportunities for vendors to show off their items, organizations to gain recognition, and for families to just get out and have fun together. The fair first started back in 1969 and has gained much recognition...

Field Hockey: Woodgrove Wolverines Win Inaugural Game Against Rival Loudoun Valley Vikings

Field Hockey: Woodgrove Wolverines Win Inaugural Game Against Rival Loudoun Valley Vikings

August 31, 2016

by Sarah Snare Purcellville (August 24, 2016) — The Wolverines of Woodgrove High School put their names in the books on August 23 as they won the first ever varsity field hockey game in school history against crosstown rivals of Loudoun Valley High School. The final score was 8-0, concluding 15 mi...

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