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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

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding- A Hidden Gem

Written by Kiera McMahon June 7, 2022

Desserts have always been a token part of American culture; the banana split, the key lime pie, and even mouth watering s’mores were created here. Despite American appreciation for delectable desserts,...

The Controversy over the NBA’s “Take Fouls” Tactic

The Controversy over the NBA’s “Take Fouls” Tactic

Written by Devin Adu May 25, 2022

Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals: the Cleveland Cavaliers vs the Golden State Warriors. The score is 89-89 with 2 minutes and 11 seconds left to go in the game. Kyrie Irving brings the ball up for the Cavaliers...

Left - Woodgrove alumna Elena Chamberlain’s Dorm
Right - Woodgrove alumna Liza Ricker’s Dorm

Dorm Decorating 101

Written by Ali Elliott and Lilli Raine Barkley May 19, 2022

Most seniors are worried about scholarships, student loans, and senioritis. A fun distraction for many college bound students is planning next year's dorm room.   Some students may find that they...

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...

Wolverine Well-being: Healthy Habits in Teens

Written by Logan Johnson May 19, 2022

Teens today find themselves in front of a TV screen, phone, or computer often. As screen time increases, activity level and healthy food consumed often declines.     Woodgrove High School Physical...

A photograph of the Joro Spider.

The Joro Spider: Friend or Foe?

Written by Teagan Russell and Andrew Towe May 19, 2022

The Tricho Nephila Clavata, better known as the Joro spider, first seen in Georgia, is a palm-sized spider that was first identified in the United States by Rick Hoebeke with the Museum of Natural...

A teen struggling with depression.

The Apathy of Youth

Written by Mia Helveston March 31, 2022

Apathy is described as the feeling of not wanting to do anything and a sense of not caring about what is going on around you. This can be closely linked with depression and other mental health issues that...

Steadman and her team celebrating her 1,000th point.

Woodgrove Senior Drops Over 1,000 Points During High School Basketball Career

Written by Ali Elliott and William Den Herder March 31, 2022

Senior Ashley Steadman scored her 1,000th point at Woodgrove High School on January 14th, 2022. She is one of only two girls to achieve this in Woodgrove’s twelve basketball seasons. Captain of the Girls...

Meet the Woodgrove Head Coaches

Written by William Den Herder March 31, 2022

Every year, hundreds of students at Woodgrove High School make the decision to play a sport for their school. Do you know who  you are going to show up and play for each day? Meet some of Woodgrove’s...

Woodgrove’s Favorite Ski Places

Written by Ali Elliott and Mia Helveston March 12, 2022

One of the most popular winter activities among Woodgrove students and staff is skiing. Seneca Sowers, a math teacher at Woodgrove High School, says that she enjoys skiing at a resort called The Wisp in...

Olympics Logo

The U.S Takes Home Gold

Written by William Den Herder and Anna Cristofano March 12, 2022

On February 4th, the Winter Olympics began in Beijing, China, where each country’s top athletes, including the United States, competed to win glory and fame for their homelands. History of the Games The...

The C&O Canal in Georgetown

Spring Break Bucket List Ideas

Written by Sarah Burns and Claire Davison March 12, 2022

Spring break is sneaking up on the calendar, and students are wondering how to spend their time. Here are five ideas, suggested by Woodgrove students, to make this spring break the best one yet.    Hikes   There...

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