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The Woodgrove Outlander

The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

The Woodgrove Outlander

The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

The Woodgrove Outlander

The Great Gatsby

Sensational Summer Reads

Written by Acadia Dyson and Lindsey Simpson May 19, 2022

Shall we compare these books to a summers’ day? Summer is fast approaching, and with it, endless amounts of free time. If you want to escape the sweltering heat, gallons of sunscreen, and stinging chlorine...

A photo from the Pride and Prejudice movie.

Best Book Adaptations

Written by Acadia Dyson and Lindsey Simpson April 7, 2022

Many books have been translated onto the big screen; which ones get it right?   Pride and Prejudice was originally written by Jane Austen and published in 1813. It tells the story of Elizabeth...

Anna’s Top 10 Books of 2021

Written by Anna Cristofano February 15, 2022

I read the books so you don’t have to! Here are the top books that I read in 2021, ranked from least to most favorite.   Title: People We Meet on Vacation     Author: Emily Henry  ...

Literary Lattes

Literary Lattes

Written by Acadia Dyson, Hannah Rayburn, and Lindsey Simpson January 24, 2022

During the cold winter season, there’s nothing better than cozying up with a good book and a hot drink. Resident newspaper staff writers and local coffee shop workers team up with Woodgrove English teachers...

Advocates preparing to speak at the LCPS school board meeting

New Diverse Classroom Libararies Spark Controversy

Written by Benjamin Alter, Maryam Khan, and Ashleigh Moffett December 19, 2019

This past summer, Loudoun County Public Schools carried out an initiative to better represent students of a variety of social and ethnic backgrounds by introducing “diverse classroom libraries” into...

Mr. Shipp (left) and Ms. Holland (right). Photo by David Hamady.

Unsung Heroes of Woodgrove: Holland Accounts for Every Penny

Written by David Hamady June 7, 2019

The Woodgrove Outlander Sits Down With Woodgrove's Bookkeeper Teresa Holland Although her office is tucked away and concealed from students, WHS Bookkeeper Teresa Holland handles well over a million dollars...

Freshmen Angela Gutierrez, Morgan Krens and Colin Heffern reading Me Before You and The Hate U Give.

Fireside Book Reviews

Written by Carissa Vergeres and Mia Cammarota December 20, 2018

The air is becoming colder and the days are getting shorter. When trapped indoors with nothing to do, the spot in front of your fireplace is waiting for you. Pass the months of winter by getting lost in...

Woodgrove Celebrates Banned Books Week

Woodgrove Celebrates Banned Books Week

Written by Rebecca Faletti October 17, 2017

This September marked the most recent iteration of a campaign that has been going on since the 1980s: Banned Books Week, a celebration and awareness campaign about classic books that have had their positions...

Local authors visit and donate books to school

Written by Emily May, Cate Renner, Andrew Board, Reporters April 21, 2012

On April 18 during open lunch, authors from around the area visited the school and spoke to several students and PTO members in the library. There were fourteen authors who made an appearance and donated...

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