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Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

June 19, 2016

Co-valedictorians Andrea Patterson and Ryan Taylor introduce the keynote speaker, Muriel Forrest, and her husband, international Irish tenor, Mark Forrest. Muriel Forrest speaks about their eight children, and the inspiration behind the creation of their organization, The Faith and Family Founda...

Forensics Duo of Douglasson and Ellerbeck Take State Title & Rank Runner Up at VHSL Film Festival

Forensics Duo of Douglasson and Ellerbeck Take State Title & Rank Runner Up at VHSL Film Festival

Written by Ella Erickson

June 14, 2016

  Update: Out of 93 submitted films, Woodgrove seniors Dillon Douglasson and Wyatt Ellerbeck placed runner up at the VHSL Film Festival. Their film, 'the Best a Man Can Get,' was categorized as a commercial/PSA and was screened and honored at the festival over June 3 - 4.   Douglasson and Ellerb...

Woodgrove’s Girls Lacrosse and Softball Take State Titles

Woodgrove’s Girls Lacrosse and Softball Take State Titles

Written by Grace Robinson

June 13, 2016

The Woodgrove girls’ lacrosse and softball teams both racked up state victories at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia on Saturday, June 11.  Both teams were crowned the 4A state champions, the third state title for both teams in Woodgrove's six-year history. The girls’ Lacrosse team defeated...

Affordable Summer Beach Vacation Destinations

Affordable Summer Beach Vacation Destinations

Written by Keagen Lanham

June 9, 2016

Finding enough money to go on a nice beach can be tough.  Figuring what you’re going to do for the next two and a half months while school is out can be difficult as well.  There’s a solution to your problems!  Grab a friend and plan to visit these cheap and clean waters for a week during your s...

Wayde Byard: Mild Mannered Public Information Officer, or Legend? You decide.

Wayde Byard: Mild Mannered Public Information Officer, or Legend? You decide.

Written by Adeline Furlow

June 7, 2016

The man, the myth, the legend: LCPS Public Information officer Wayde Byard. Famous across Loudoun County for his early morning phone calls alerting students and their families of snow days and other important occurrences, Byard has become a mascot of sorts to students throughout the county. Although...

Softball: Woodgrove Brings Home Sixth Straight Region Title, Overpower Fauquier in VHSL 4A West

Softball: Woodgrove Brings Home Sixth Straight Region Title, Overpower Fauquier in VHSL 4A West

Written by Sarah Snare

June 7, 2016

Purcellville (June 5, 2016) — The girls of Woodgrove High School softball continued their reign on Friday night, June 3, in an 8-0 shutout game against the Fauquier High School Falcons, earning the Wolverines the VHSL 4A West region championship — their sixth consecutive region title. Both the...

Summer Flicks Coming Soon

Summer Flicks Coming Soon

Written by Adam Hudler, Carl Huber, Justin Floyd, & Trey McCleary

June 1, 2016

X-Men: Apocalypse The oldest “mutant” in the X-Men universe awakens from a deep sleep that has lasted for thousands of years. Apocalypse is not satisfied with what the world has become, and embarks on a journey to destroy the world in order to build an ideal one. The leaders of the X-Men, Rayven...

Senior Projects

Senior Projects

Written by Leah Onderdonk, Nancy Etro, and Karmen Alexander

June 1, 2016

Since Loudoun County students no longer have exam requirements, senior projects will now take the place of a year-end summative assessment. Senior council members and Woodgrove administrators have spent months planning this new initiative. The hope is that the projects will be used as a way for the...

Spring Sports Near End of Season

Spring Sports Near End of Season

Written by Sophie Carver and Bridget Vasta, The Woodgrove Outlander

May 25, 2016

Spring sports at Woodgrove High School are wrapping up, as teams head into post-season play. The athletes of the soccer, tennis, track and field, lacrosse, softball, and baseball teams are working hard to show their Wolverine pride. The Girls Varsity soccer team at Woodgrove has won six games so far....

Despite Being a Safe County, Loudouners are Urged to Stay Vigilant

Despite Being a Safe County, Loudouners are Urged to Stay Vigilant

Written by Melissa Stuckey, The Woodgrove Outlander

May 25, 2016

Loudoun is an affluent and relatively safe county where citizens often don’t realize how much crime actually goes on around them. Over the last decade, the crime rate has spasmodically changed, prompting officers to caution residents to remain alert. Over the last three years, Western Loudoun has...

Fine Arts Students Head to New York City

Fine Arts Students Head to New York City

Written by Kendall Savopoulos

May 25, 2016

Fine Arts students recently traveled to The Big Apple for their annual New York City field trip. Forty students, along with art teachers Geoff Demark and Shawn Grove, and theater teachers David Noland and Rachel Novi, stayed in the city from April 28th to April 30th. While in New York, students got to...

Forensics Duo of Douglasson and Ellerbeck Take State Title

Forensics Duo of Douglasson and Ellerbeck Take State Title

Written by Ella Erickson, The Woodgrove Outlander

May 25, 2016

Woodgrove seniors Dillon Douglasson and Wyatt Ellerbeck “brought home the gold” when they were pronounced the champions of  the Humorous Duo category at the state forensics competition. Contrary to popular belief, forensics at Woodgrove High School is not about solving crimes. The word “forensics” is rooted from the Greek word meaning...

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