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Halloween of a Pandemic

A young man having fun while staying safe on Halloween - Photo via VTDigger
October 28, 2020

Trick-or-treating has been a beloved activity for years, but as Covid-19 brings change to America, the popular Halloween activity might not happen in 2020.  With the danger of Covid-19, parents are...

Editorial: Opinions on the Construction of Route 9

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

New Diverse Classroom Libararies Spark Controversy

Advocates preparing to speak at the LCPS school board meeting
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...

Construction on Route 9 Poses Inconvenience for Students and Staff

“Rethink9” sign posted on the Hillsboro Old Stone School building.
December 19, 2019

Route 9, a road that allows over 17,000 vehicles to commute daily, is going to be shut down for reconstruction that could take at least 12 months. This will not only affect traveling for West and Northern...

2020 Presidential Election Kicks Off

President Trump faces Congress during 2019 State of the Union. Photo used with permission from Creative Commons
March 8, 2019

Citizens across the nation are waiting with bated breath for the 2020 presidential election. The tensions for this next election are very high, with much controversy surrounding Trump and his administration....

Woodgrove Varsity Football Takes on County

September 16, 2015

Woodgrove’s  varsity football team continued their winning ways Friday night as they defeated the Loudoun County Raiders in a blowout victory with a score of 56-14. Woodgrove’s running game proved...

VHSL 4A North Regional Track and Field Meet

VHSL 4A North Regional Track and Field Meet
June 10, 2015

Woodgrove High School hosted the VHSL Region 4A North Track and Field meet where high schools from around the state came to participate in a competitive field of athletes, on May 28. Woodgrove’s Track...

Woodgrove’s Odyssey of the Mind Team Compete at Worlds in Michigan

Woodgrove’s Odyssey of the Mind Team Compete at Worlds in Michigan
June 10, 2015

Woodgrove’s Odyssey of the Mind team qualified for the Worlds Finals at Michigan State University from May 20th-May 23rd and ended up placing 24th in the world with a score of 247.21. Sophomores Harrison...

Faculty Struts Their Stuff in Talent Show

Faculty Struts Their Stuff in Talent Show
June 2, 2015

Woodgrove’s auditorium came alive with dancing, music, and applause, thanks to the PBIS sponsored Faculty Talent Show on April 23. Students paid $1 to attend the show during flex, with proceeds benefitting...

Woodgrove Honors Retiring Teachers

Woodgrove Honors Retiring Teachers
June 2, 2015

Nicholas Sparks once wrote, “Good teachers are priceless. They inspire you, they entertain you, and you end up learning a ton even when you don’t know it.” This quote applies to many of the teachers...

Mars One Takes Next Step in Colonizing Red Planet

Mars One Takes Next Step in Colonizing Red Planet
June 2, 2015

Human settlement on Mars is a realistic possibility as the Mars One organization has developed a program to send 24 people from around the world on a one-way trip to the Red Planet. Bas Lansdorp and Arno...

Shipp and Thomas Honored at VSCA Convention

Shipp and Thomas Honored at VSCA Convention
May 29, 2015

Woodgrove captured the limelight at the Virginia Student Council Association convention, where junior Ryan Thomas was named president of the VSCA for the 2015-2016 school year, Principal Sam Shipp was...

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