The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

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,...

Summer Recipes

Written by Acadia Dyson May 19, 2022

 With the arrival of the summer, many foods are coming into season and reaching their peak of flavor. These include: herbs, lemons, bell peppers, mangoes, zucchini, tomatoes, berries, and many others....

Image of corned beef, cabbage, and potatoes before cooked. Taken by Lorraine Bauer.

My Perfect Irish-American St. Patrick’s Day

Written by Maeve Bauer April 5, 2022

St. Patrick's Day was made to honor St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. After the Great Potato Famine in Ireland during the mid-1840s, many Irish Catholics immigrated to America. These immigrants...

A slice of Irish Apple Cake, photo provided by Maeve Bauer.

Festive St. Patrick’s Day Treats

Written by Maeve Bauer and Acadia Dyson March 18, 2022

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with this delicious dessert!  Authentic Irish Apple Cake Cake Ingredients: ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature ½ cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 3...

A photo of the crime scene depicting Mr. Mini Wheats body. (Provided by the Satire Sleuths).

Part One – A Murder of Wheaty Proportions

Written by Teagan Russell and Lindsey Simpson January 23, 2022

You often hear about the shadows of society, nearly invisible people who watch the world through dangerous eyes. Killers fascinate us; they captivate our attention through their horrid acts both in reality...

The Horseshoe Curve, a home away from home

Written by Peyton Benedict December 15, 2021

The Horseshoe Curve Restaurant is right off the highway a little ways into the woods, making it seem right out of a fairy tale. When you drive up to it, it almost looks like it's someone's house. Do not...

The Chipotle building in Purcellville.

Chipotle: Fast and Flavorful

Written by Natalie Salmin December 15, 2021

The Chipotle in Purcellville, VA is located in the middle of town around a bunch of other restaurants and stores. The Chipotle itself was just recently built so everything is modern and renovated in the...

Photo of Smokin Willys Barbeque

The Hidden Gem of Purcellville

Written by Bud Krogh December 8, 2021

Smokin Willy’s is an American Barbeque restaurant located in a small strip mall on the outer edge of downtown Purcellville. Nestled right next to Loudoun Valley High School, and mere blocks away from...

Betters stylish entrance helps to attract patrons.

The Best Local Restaurants – Hidden Gems

Written by Mia Helveston, Robbie Showers, and Sarah Burns October 30, 2021

Whether it is a Friday night dine-out or just grabbing a bite to eat for lunch, here are some of the best places in Western Loudoun! Velocity Wings   Velocity Wings is a local restaurant...

Dolce and Ciabatta sandwich

Restaurant Reviews: Eating at Loudoun County’s Hidden Gems

Written by Connor Graham, Dillon Holdridge , and Sarah Murtaugh May 15, 2019

A first date. Dinner before a school dance. A victory meal with your team after a tough game. Some of the best high school memories are made in restaurants, whether it be fast food or fine dining. Food...

Tasting Holiday Foods From Around The World

Tasting Holiday Foods From Around The World

Written by Daniel Alvarez and Carrie Nichols December 15, 2017

Whether in times of great joy or of sadness, families often gather around the table in celebration. Food has been a linking bond between families throughout history, and this link is never more prevalent...

New Restaurants in Purcellville

New Restaurants in Purcellville

Written by Alivia McAtee and Ali McBride June 7, 2016

NEW RESTAURANTS IN PURCELLVILLE   Joining the Purcellville food scene this summer are Petit Loulou and Bada Bing Bagels. Both restaurants are scheduled to be built in the shops at Main and Maple...

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