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Is this the Fall of Football?

Is this the Fall of Football?

Written by Casey Abashian, Maryam Khan, and Ryan Wilkinson

October 25, 2018


Filed under Local News, News, Student News, Top Stories

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 coaches alike erupts in approval, united over a common American pastime. Football remains the country’s...

Loudoun County Meets Bonnie Scotland

Loudoun County Meets Bonnie Scotland

Written by Carrie Nichols

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Local News

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. Forty-two clans and societies were represented, ranging from the Fraser clan to the Scottish...

Curbing Teen Suicide in Loudoun County

Curbing Teen Suicide in Loudoun County

Written by Chris Tuttle

June 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Local News, Top Stories

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 as a young boy, wrote a note to his parents and told them that he couldn't "perform and operate...

Sports Stats Update – November 2nd

Sports Stats Update – November 2nd

Written by Puneet Kaur

November 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

For the latest sports stats visit: www.woodgroveathletics.org Football (7-0) Volleyball (10-5) Golf Curly Licklider Invitational (1st) LCPS Championships (3rd) Gunter Memorial (4th) Riverside (1st) Loudoun Valley (1st) Skyline Invitational (3rd) Conference 21 West Mini (3rd) Potomac Falls (1st) Heritage (2...

Despite Being a Safe County, Loudouners are Urged to Stay Vigilant

Despite Being a Safe County, Loudouners are Urged to Stay Vigilant

Written by Melissa Stuckey, The Woodgrove Outlander

May 25, 2016


Filed under Local News, News

Loudoun is an affluent and relatively safe county where citizens often don’t realize how much crime actually goes on around them. Over the last decade, the crime rate has spasmodically changed, prompting officers to caution residents to remain alert. Over the last three years, Western Loudoun has...

Woodgrove Varsity Football Takes on County

Written by Conor Forrest, Assistant Sports Editor, Woodgrove Outlander

September 16, 2015


Filed under Local News, News, Sports, Student News

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 to be too much for the young Raiders squad who surrendered 28 unanswered points in the second half. The...

Pre-Heat Melt Down

Pre-Heat Melt Down

Written by Ashley Meadows

June 10, 2015


Filed under Features

Summer, summer, summer-that’s all the students will be thinking about when the bell rings to conclude the school year on June 16th. However, wondering how well you did on your final exams won’t be your only worry. What are you going to do this summer?   Students often feel pressured to travel ...

Are You Really Getting Your Bang for Your Buck?

Are You Really Getting Your Bang for Your Buck?

Written by Ellie Mumaw

June 10, 2015


Filed under Features

The wonderful aroma of coffee in the air and a warm cup in your hand is always a great start to the day. It’s no lie; everyone knows about the coffee craze that’s going on right now, but I bet you don’t know if you’re truly getting your bang for your buck.   The two common coffee shops...

Best Vacation Destination

Best Vacation Destination

Written by Brittany Nelson

June 10, 2015


Filed under Features

Hello passengers this is your flight attendant speaking. We will be taking off in about 5 minutes to reach the number one vacation destination of Paris, France and later a dream vacation to Australia. Please take your seats and enjoy the flight and enjoy the video. As we take off we would like to inform...

Overview of Game of Thrones Season 5

Overview of Game of Thrones Season 5

Written by Leah Onderdonk

June 10, 2015


Filed under Reviews

The fifth season of the popular HBO series, “Game of Thrones,” based on the George R.R. Martin novel series A Song of Ice and Fire, premiered on April 12th. The show has become very popular since 2011, and averages more than 14 million viewers and is the most pirated show worldwide. It’s fifth se...

VHSL 4A North Regional Track and Field Meet

VHSL 4A North Regional Track and Field Meet

Written by Jack Klimek and Brady Reynolds

June 10, 2015


Filed under News, Sports

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 and Field team finished at the Region 4A meet with outstanding performances from several individuals...

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

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

Written by Hailey Dunster

June 10, 2015


Filed under News

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 Furlow, Elyse Morris, Patrick Ramsey, Ben Taylor, Joe Warndorf, Molly Warndorf, and David Zhang...

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