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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

Poll taken by the Woodgrove Outlander to determine when the best time to listen to holiday music is.

The Best Time to Start Listening to your Holiday Favorites

Written by Maeve Bauer November 12, 2021

The holiday season has started and so has the debate about when holiday music should start being played. Through a series of interviews with various Woodgrove students from each grade and a poll of 244...

Linus and Sally spotting Snoopy at the pumpkin patch in “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” (1966).

Ode to the Peanuts Cartoon

Written by Acadia Dyson and Lindsey Simpson November 11, 2021

As the leaves change and the days grow colder, the Peanuts cartoons will inevitably make an appearance across televisions nationwide. Even though they premiered almost half a century ago, Charles Schulz’s...

Different Holiday Traditions

Written by Gianna Costanzo, Anna Cristofano, and Maddie Shea January 15, 2021

The holidays are a festive time of year where people of diverse ethnicities and religions gather to celebrate in their own unique ways and traditions. Celebrated in more than 160 countries, Christmas...

Classic vinyls captured in the holiday spirit.

Rolling in the Holiday Music: Must-Haves for Creating the Perfect Festive Playlist

Written by Annie Gilbert, Ryan Wilkinson, and Ryan Wright January 13, 2021

It’s the hap-happiest season of all! A time for giving, spending time with loved ones, and most importantly, listening to some festive holiday jams. This year, The Woodgrove Outlander is sharing some...

Woodgrove Students Enjoy the Holidays with Santa over the Years

Written by Gianna Costanza, Meghan Dunster, and Kayla Norsworthy January 13, 2021

Following Thanksgiving, the mall Santas take their thrones. He gets to hear about the toys all the kids want, and the moment is often captured in pictures that remind everyone of a simpler time. When...

What Holiday Movie Are You?

Written by Kylee Harrell and Charley Piercy December 11, 2020

Answer a few questions to find out which holiday movie you are.     How would your friends describe you?               a. Funny and playful               b. Independent...

Best Places to Look at Christmas Lights

Best Places to Look at Christmas Lights

Written by Lainey Lynch, Gretchen Nagle, Haley Oliver, and Emma Tetreault December 11, 2020

There is truly something special about the bright lights that invite the start of the holiday season in Loudoun County. Here are two maps labeling locations with the best Christmas lights to get a head...

Toys R’ Us closed department store in Sterling.  Photo from Dillon Holdridge

Online Shopping: The Downfall of Department Stores

Written by Mia Cammarota, Dillon Holdridge, and Carissa Vergeres December 20, 2018

In recent years, stores such as Sears, Target, and many other department stores have made an online store for their retailed products, and for a lot of them, it has caused more damage to their businesses...

Volunteers pack groceries for families at Loudoun Hunger Relief.

Giving Back this Holiday Season

During the holiday season it's easy to get caught up with the chaotic schedules and scrambling to buy last minute gifts, but by taking time to give back to the community you may find the greatest gift...

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