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Curbing Teen Suicide in Loudoun County

Curbing Teen Suicide in Loudoun County

Written by Chris Tuttle

June 2, 2017

On October 15th, 2014, the pressure of life became too much for Woodgrove High School student Ryan Bartel. The teenager who had loved history and military strategy ever since he had received an encyclopedia as a young boy, wrote a note to his parents and told them that he couldn't "perform and operate...

Purcellville Cannons Add Nine New Players

Purcellville Cannons Add Nine New Players

Written by Matthew Gusmerotti

May 31, 2017

PURCELLVILLE, VIRGINIA — Since the Purcellville Cannons’ annual fundraiser on March 31, the team has added a total of nine new players and one returning player.  Last year, the Cannons had two players from Purcellville, cousins from Loudoun Valley and Woodgrove high schools, Will and Matt Reed. T...

“Cerphe’s Up”: Renowned DJ Cerphe Colwell Shares Career Experiences

“Cerphe’s Up”: Renowned DJ Cerphe Colwell Shares Career Experiences

Written by Hannah Schneeberg

May 22, 2017

Nationally renowned DJ, Cerphe Colwell, recently visited Mrs. Sallie Street’s Den-time class to share experiences from his lengthy career as a DJ in the DC area, and to introduce his new autobiography, Cerphe’s Up, co-written by biographer Stephen Moore. Laughing, Colwell told the students, “I’v...

Forever Onward

Forever Onward

Written by Jenn Glazebrook, Brittany Nelson, and Lorallye Partlow

May 22, 2017

Mr. Bob McMillen, earth science and astronomy teacher at Woodgrove, passed away on March 28, 2017. Students and staff were shocked at the sudden loss of a man who was loved by so many. McMillen graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Science Education from California University of Pennsylvania, and...

Puneet Kaur Awarded $20,000 College Scholarship as Part of the Sixth Annual Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

Puneet Kaur Awarded $20,000 College Scholarship as Part of the Sixth Annual Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

Written by Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Press Release

May 1, 2017

Puneet Kaur, from Round Hill, VA, has been awarded $20,000 as one of 20 exceptional young student-athletes honored in the Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program. For the sixth consecutive year, Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. is recognizing students who demonstrate academic excellence and exemplify strong...

Dominion’s Beloved Principal Brewer Returns to School after Lengthy Suspension

Dominion’s Beloved Principal Brewer Returns to School after Lengthy Suspension

Written by Chris Tuttle

April 25, 2017

Dr. John Brewer, principal of Dominion High School has been out on leave since December 2016 following an investigation that he wrote a letter of recommendation for a former band director who was found guilty of inappropriate behavior with a student in Florida. Dr. Brewer was terminated from his position...

Woodgrove SCA Ends School Year with Flurry of Activities

Woodgrove SCA Ends School Year with Flurry of Activities

Written by Lauren Markowski

April 24, 2017

The Student Council Association has had a busy school year, and they show no signs of slowing down. The SCA just finished helping the Global Ambassadors Club with the foreign exchange program, held multiple fundraisers for St. Jude's Hospital, and they are currently in the midst of election season. The...

Preparation for a Perfect Prom: PromWishes

Preparation for a Perfect Prom: PromWishes

Written by Kailyn Noble

April 21, 2017

The Junior Woman’s Club of Loudoun will be giving away free prom dresses, shoes, and jewelry on April 1 at the Teen Center Rust Library in an event called PromWishes in order to provide high schoolers cheap options for prom. Until March 25, they accepted donations at multiple locations in the Leesb...

Foreign Exchange Students Visit Woodgrove

Foreign Exchange Students Visit Woodgrove

Written by Maryam Khan

April 21, 2017

The Global Ambassadors Club recently hosted 33 foreign exchange students from China, Hungary, Panama, Poland, and South Africa for ten days for an international summit. Students came to not only experience America, but educate Woodgrove students about their respective countries. The students arrived...

Woodgrove Presents “Beauty and the Beast”

Woodgrove Presents “Beauty and the Beast”

Written by Rachel Tapia

April 21, 2017

The Woodgrove High School Theatre department will be presenting “Beauty and the Beast” on April 21, 22, 28, 29 at 7 PM and on April 22 and 29 at 2 PM. Woodgrove High School will also host a “Tea with Belle” at 12:30-1:15 on April 22. The Tea with Belle will have a $15 fee which includes a mati...

Woodgrove SCA Ends School Year with Flurry of Activities

Woodgrove SCA Ends School Year with Flurry of Activities

Written by Lauren Markowski

April 21, 2017

The Student Council Association has had a busy school year, and they show no signs of slowing down.   The SCA just finished helping the Global Ambassadors Club with the foreign exchange program, held multiple fundraisers for St. Jude's Hospital, and they are currently in the midst of election season. The...

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