The Woodgrove Outlander

New Diverse Classroom Libararies Spark Controversy

Advocates preparing to speak at the LCPS school board meeting

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 schools throughout the county. These libraries, a collection of culturally responsive and diverse...

Unsung Heroes of Woodgrove: Holland Accounts for Every Penny

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

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 every school year. As the school’s bookkeeper, Holland must account for every bit of money...

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 in school curricula and libraries challenged or taken away entirely. Banned Books Week, promoted...

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 their books.  These authors were Russell Baker, Cordelia and Taylor Chamberlin, Richard Gillespie,...

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