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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

Cover of Ryan Wrights latest song u were never mine.

Who is Ryan Wright?

Written by Sarah Burns and Ali Elliott January 24, 2022

Woodgrove alumna, Ryan Wright, has accumulated a following on music platforms, including Spotify and Apple Music, for her unique sound and relatable lyrics.      Ryan Wright is...

Poll taken by the Woodgrove Outlander to determine when the best time to listen to holiday music is.

The Best Time to Start Listening to your Holiday Favorites

Written by Maeve Bauer November 12, 2021

The holiday season has started and so has the debate about when holiday music should start being played. Through a series of interviews with various Woodgrove students from each grade and a poll of 244...

Fall foliage on hiking trail at Blue Ridge Environmental center. Photo provided by Claire Davison.

Getting into the Fall Spirit: Wolverines Take on the Season!

Written by Claire Davison, Gianna Costanzo, and Lindsey Somers October 28, 2021

The weather’s getting cooler, school’s well underway, and Starbucks’ seasonal creamers have found their way back to grocery store shelves. Fall is upon us. Some of Woodgrove’s finest share activities...

Audiences Wait as COVID-19 Causes Project Production to be Pushed into the New Year

Written by Aidan Leahy and Megan Murphy January 13, 2021

Thanks to 2020, some of the most exciting forms of entertainment have been delayed. But with 2021 just around the corner, movies and music are making a comeback! With the ongoing struggles from the...

Photo by Lorallye Partlow. Brendon Hernandez and James Stevens sing John Denvers solo, Take Me Home, Country Roads

Hernandez and Stevens Win Woodgrove Idol

Written by Katherin Gomez April 22, 2019

In pursuit of the title of Woodgrove Idol, 11 students performed in the annual vocal competition held on March 21 in Dentime. Brendon Hernandez and James Stevens took home the grand prize, a microphone-shaped...

Photo by: Mike Gong

Halfway To Stardom With Halfking

Written by Special to the Outlander: Ryan Wright June 16, 2018

Todd Wright, a well- known local singer/songwriter, helps people of all ages pursue a music career with his music program “Halfking.” Halfking has been around for three years and has recently moved...

Homegrown Band Stays Hungry For Success

Homegrown Band Stays Hungry For Success

Written by Adeline Furlow, Connor Graham, Brittany Nelson, and Lorallye Partlow March 20, 2018

The Northern Virginia music scene has become increasingly vibrant over the years, and this is thanks in part to local alt-rock group, Hungry On Monday. The band was established in 2015 by Noah Poncin,...

Tea & Tears: A Pop Culture Review, Issue 3

Tea & Tears: A Pop Culture Review, Issue 3

Written by Myla Baouna and Adrian Gonzalez February 16, 2018

Grammy Awards On January 28, the 60th annual Grammy Awards, music’s most honored award show, were held at Madison Square Garden in New York City with late night talk show personality James Corden hosting....

Tea & Tears: Pop Culture Review

Tea & Tears: Pop Culture Review

Written by Myla Baouna and Adrian Gonzalez January 10, 2018

BTS News/AMAs Performance In South Korea, the music industry is growing rapidly. One group of seven in particular has broken out of East Asia (where Korean pop, or K-Pop, is very well known) and expanded...



Written by Chris Tuttle November 3, 2017

As fans come to terms with the untimely deaths of Chester Bennington of Linkin Park and Chris Cornell of Soundgarten by suicide in 2017, the world is reminded that depression does not discriminate. It...

Tea & Tears ; A Pop Culture Column

Tea & Tears ; A Pop Culture Column

Written by Adrian Gonzalez and Myla Baouna September 28, 2017

New Music + Reviews (as of September 15 release dates) The 15th of September proved to be a packed day for music releases with several of today’s most popular artists releasing new songs. New Zealand...

Senior Felipe Osorio and host teacher Sallie Street posing for a photo with famous Radio DJ Cerphe Colwell.

“Cerphe’s Up”: Renowned DJ Cerphe Colwell Shares Career Experiences

Written by Hannah Schneeberg May 22, 2017

Nationally renowned DJ, Cerphe Colwell, recently visited Mrs. Sallie Street’s Den-time class to share experiences from his lengthy career as a DJ in the DC area, and to introduce his new autobiography,...

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