The Woodgrove Outlander

Scholarships Eligible for Woodgrove High School Seniors

Written by Meghan Dunster, David Hamady, and Ainsleigh Shipp March 19, 2021

College is expensive, so here are some local scholarships that can save Woodgrove students money!  American Legion Post 293 Blue Ridge Eagles #4368 Aerie & Auxiliary Bluemont Citizens Association ...

A Deeper Look at the Best Hiking Spots in Loudoun County

Written by Meghan Dunster, Aidan Leahy, and Megan Murphy March 10, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has been challenging to get out of the house and socialize, but hiking is a safe alternative to be outdoors and get some much-needed exercise after being cooped up indoors...

Are Teenagers Taking the Pandemic Seriously?

Written by Claire Davison, Teagan Russell, and Sarah Burns January 15, 2021

Being safe during quarantine is important, however some are not taking it seriously. A lot of blame for risky behaviors during the pandemic is directed at teenagers, but is it warranted? Today we take...

An empty Woodgrove hallway, lonely without students.

Students Choose Distance or Hybrid Learning for the Second Semester

Written by Rachel Schneeberg, Robbie Showers, and Mason Vacca January 13, 2021

As the school year moves closer towards the second semester, Woodgrove High School students and their parents were faced with the question: hybrid or distance learning? Hybrid learners will spend two days...

Best Places to Look at Christmas Lights

Best Places to Look at Christmas Lights

Written by Lainey Lynch, Gretchen Nagle, Haley Oliver, and Emma Tetreault December 11, 2020

There is truly something special about the bright lights that invite the start of the holiday season in Loudoun County. Here are two maps labeling locations with the best Christmas lights to get a head...

October Activities Calender

Written by Riley Castellano, Anna Lockhart, Lainey Lynch, and Kennedy Vacca October 27, 2020

Despite the outbreak of COVID-19 causing many events to be cancelled around the world, Loudoun County is still finding ways to have fun all fall long; and there are plenty of activities to do during this...

“Rethink9” sign posted on the Hillsboro Old Stone School building.

Construction on Route 9 Poses Inconvenience for Students and Staff

Written by Mia Cammarota, Ainsleigh Shipp, Robbie Showers, and Emma Tetreault 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...

‘Safe2Talk’ App is Introduced to Help LCPS Students

‘Safe2Talk’ App is Introduced to Help LCPS Students

Written by David Hamady December 6, 2019

To promote school-related safety, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and LCPS have joined forces, creating the “Safe2Talk” app. This app allows students to anonymously report issues that...

Equity Issues Provoke County-Wide Concern

Equity Issues Provoke County-Wide Concern

Written by Mia Cammarota and Carissa Vergeres November 7, 2019

New concerns regarding equity, diversity, and inclusion practices in Loudoun County Public Schools surfaced in a recent report submitted to Superintendent Eric Williams. The issues spurred an investigative...

The Park View ball carrier is met by a swarm of Wolverines at the 2016 Park View vs Woodgrove football game.

Is this the Fall of Football?

An insight on the factors that are causing Football’s decline in participation
Written by Casey Abashian, Maryam Khan, and Ryan Wilkinson October 25, 2018

The homey, familiar aroma of fresh-cut grass consumes each breath as the impact of a bone-crushing tackle is heard throughout the audience. A packed house, filled to the brim with students, parents, and...

Scottish games being played at the festival

Loudoun County Meets Bonnie Scotland

Written by Carrie Nichols October 4, 2017

Grey rain fell from the sky as if to replicate the atmosphere of Scotland. On September 2nd-3rd people of Scottish heritage, and people without, gathered on the rolling green hills of Great Meadow, Virginia....

Curbing Teen Suicide in Loudoun County

Curbing Teen Suicide in Loudoun County

Written by Chris Tuttle June 2, 2017

On October 15th, 2014, the pressure of life became too much for Woodgrove High School student Ryan Bartel. The teenager who had loved history and military strategy ever since he had received an encyclopedia...

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