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Woodgrove Varsity Boys Lacrosse Faces Off Against Valley

Woodgrove Varsity Boys Lacrosse Faces Off Against Valley

Written by Jennifer Glazebrook

May 25, 2016

Woodgrove Varsity boys lacrosse came out with the 12-4 win against cross-town rival Loudoun Valley Thursday night. The boys came out strong with sophomore Noah Balaban winning the face off against his valley cousin, Josh Huerbin. “It was cool winning the face off again Josh,” says Noah. “It was...

Impact of FaceTime at Woodgrove

Impact of FaceTime at Woodgrove

Written by Sarah Murtaugh, Special Contributor to the Woodgrove Outlander

May 9, 2016

Woodgrove High School students are split in their opinions of FaceTime for the 2016 school year. Some claim the program takes away precious class time, while others say it’s a great way for students to express their opinions. Either way, the mention of FaceTime usually gets a reaction. It’s Wednesday-...

Foreign Exchange Students at Woodgrove

Foreign Exchange Students at Woodgrove

Written by Erin Kaplan, Special Contributor to the Woodgrove Outlander

May 3, 2016

Five foreign exchange students from all over the world are attending Woodgrove High School for the 2015-2016 school year. Tasawar Drupak from Bangladesh, Wilma Ohlsson from Sweden, Lucie Plaumann from Germany, Mohammad Bani Issa from Jordan, and Blanca Alaejos Pardo from Spain, have chosen to attend...

Horse Farms in Loudoun County

Horse Farms in Loudoun County

Written by Rebecca Faletti, Special Contributor to the Woodgrove Outlander

May 3, 2016

Spring has sprung for several horse farms around Loudoun County, as they open their doors for a new season of lessons and shows over the next few months. The courses are being set, the ribbons pressed, and the saddles oiled as riders all over the county prepare for the many hunter shows, cross-country...

Prom Proposals: Are Grand Gesture Prom Proposals Over the Top?

Prom Proposals: Are Grand Gesture Prom Proposals Over the Top?

Written by Hailey Dunster and Hannah Schneeberg, The Woodgrove Outlander

April 14, 2016

Sparkly dresses, smooth tuxes. Pounding music. Flashing lights. Prom is a major high school event that some students look forward to since their freshman year. Juniors and seniors are hoping to be asked to prom in the perfect way. The rising trend of prom proposals suggests that boys are now expected...

Wolverines Fall Short to the Pioneers

Wolverines Fall Short to the Pioneers

Written by Conor Forrest, The Woodgrove Outlander

February 19, 2016

The Woodgrove Wolverines boys’ basketball squad kicked off their second round of the Conference 21 playoffs Wednesday night with a tough home show down against the Pioneers of Millbrook High School. The Pioneers started off with strong offense and the Wolverines were never quite able to keep pace,...

2016 Grammy Awards Predictions

2016 Grammy Awards Predictions

Written by Michael Preston

February 10, 2016

The countdown has begun for the most anticipated night in music: the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. Monday, February 15th, millions of people will tune in to see which artists will take home a coveted golden record player. There are over 70 categories with plenty of potential nominees, all of which I ha...

January Calendar

January Calendar

Written by Ella Erickson and Ellie Mumaw

January 21, 2016

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The Force Awakens Another Star Wars Movie

The Force Awakens Another Star Wars Movie

Written by Adam Hudler, The Woodgrove Outlander

January 6, 2016

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ was released to theaters across the globe on December 18, 2015. Movie theaters were packed from coast to coast. Tickets were sold out for the seven o’clock premiere at Cobb Theater in Leesburg by late October. Seats were filled even earlier with the only open spots...

WHS Student Recounts Her Struggle with Epilepsy

WHS Student Recounts Her Struggle with Epilepsy

Written by Haley Saffer, The Woodgrove Outlander

January 6, 2016

One in 26 people in the United States will develop epilepsy. According to the Mayo Clinic, nearly ten percent of the world’s population will have a single unprovoked seizure. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder associated with abnormal electrical activity in the brain and marked by sudden recurrent...

Woodgrove Students Shine on Social Media

Woodgrove Students Shine on Social Media

Written by Ali McBride and Nancy Etro, Woodgrove Outlander

December 17, 2015

Many students post on their social media accounts multiple times a day, but only a few, such as Woodgrove student Kaziah Korpacz and alumni August Erickson, have been able to achieve the stardom. These social media sensations started at a young age and even reap professional and financial benefits. By...

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