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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

Woodgrove senior Hope Fahrner after receiving her COVID-19 vaccination. Photo provided by Hope Fahrner

Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Written by Mia Cammarota, Carissa Vergeres, and Emma Tetreault March 12, 2021

The long anticipated COVID-19 vaccine is finally being distributed globally, and in the U.S, 12% of Americans have already received their first dose, but the quick push to get the vaccine out has lots...

Editorial: Social Media is Seeing a Spike in Teenage Political Activism but Sources Need to be Questioned

Written by Mia Cammarota and Carissa Vergeres November 5, 2020

Maybe it was the several month quarantine or the upcoming presidential election, but students around the country, especially at Woodgrove, have increased their interest in politics and current events....

A photo showing Route 9, located near the Hillsboro Cemtary.

Editorial: Opinions on the Construction of Route 9

Written by Maryam Khan and Jordan Fiala January 17, 2020

Running through the historic town of Hillsboro, Virginia, Route 9 is a major road used by thousands for regional commuting. Over the past two decades, this commuter road has experienced increased traffic,...

Fall Editorial: LCPS Needs to Live up to Its Full Potential

Fall Editorial: LCPS Needs to Live up to Its Full Potential

Written by Maryam Khan November 15, 2019

Loudoun County, Virginia is not only one of the fastest-growing counties in the nation, but it’s also one of the richest. With a fast-growing population comes diversity and cultural assimilation, as ...

Editorial: School Safety

Editorial: School Safety

Written by Hope Davison and River Stone December 20, 2018

In early October, a student was raped by his teammates at Tuscarora High School. Three weeks later, an Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) reading specialist was charged with three felony counts of unlawfully...

Editorial: Effect of College Stress on Students Mental Health

Editorial: Effect of College Stress on Students’ Mental Health

Written by Adeline Furlow and Brittany Nelson May 22, 2018

The decision of if and where a person attends college is one of the most important choices a person will make throughout their entire life. With everything else students are juggling during senior year,...

Editorial: Balancing High School

Editorial: Balancing High School

Written by Editors-in-Chief Adeline Furlow and Brittany Nelson December 14, 2017

The pressure of being a high school student is at an all-time high. Combine that pressure with attending a high-achieving high school in one of the highest achieving school systems in the nation, and the...

Editorial: Students Adjust to School Changes

Editorial: Students Adjust to School Changes

Written by Brittany Nelson and River Stone November 3, 2017

Each year, Woodgrove students know one thing for sure: when the school year begins, there will be change. To maximize the effectiveness of bus sharing between schools, Loudoun County Public Schools decided...

Editorial: Fake News Threatens Teen Minds

Editorial: Fake News Threatens Teen Minds

Written by Grace Robinson and Sarah Snare March 30, 2017

The professional news media has always been one of the most trusted sources of information, but the new trend of “fake news,” false headlines that look legitimate, has led to increased skepticism of...

Editorial: New Year, Not About You

Editorial: New Year, Not About You

Written by Grace Robinson and Sarah Snare December 16, 2016

Despite your opinion on the election, the winter blues, or school stress, it is time to stop complaining and start acting. Almost all New Year’s resolutions are ego-centric. We’re not saying that it’s...

Strong Start to School Spirit

Strong Start to School Spirit

Written by Brady Reynolds, Grace Robinson and Sarah Snare October 28, 2016

In the past, Woodgrove High School has been harshly criticized for lack of school spirit, by both students and staff. However, this year seems to be different. When the school first opened in 2010, spirit...

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