The School News Site of Woodgrove High School

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

New School System Time Change

Written by Maeve Bauer and Andrew Towe May 19, 2022

On January 1, 2022, Loudoun County Public Schools announced that the start and end of the school day will be changing in the 2022-2023 school year. LCPS made this change to ensure safety and reliability...

Countrywide rise in gas prices affect Woodgrove students and Loudoun County residents’ transportation

Countrywide rise in gas prices affect Woodgrove students and Loudoun County residents’ transportation

Written by Sarah Putorti April 28, 2022

Ever since the Russia-Ukraine conflict that began in early 2022, gas prices have neared an all-time high. One gallon of regular gas in Virginia was $4.3 dollars on average in March, as compared to February’s...

A photo of the Excellence in Education Banquet taken by Geri Fiore.

Loudoun County Class of 2025 – No Longer Ranked Numerically

Written by John Hays April 27, 2022

The Loudoun County School Board members voted to abandon the numerical ranking system, along with  naming a class valedictorian,  to transition to the Latin ranking system starting with the class of...

Healthcare Worker Shortage Amongst Covid-19 Crisis

Healthcare Worker Shortage Amongst Covid-19 Crisis

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp and Claire Davison March 12, 2022

Over the course of the pandemic, the healthcare system has seen many waves of Covid-19 and its subsequent strains. Currently, with the Omicron variant, healthcare workers are being pushed to their limit.  On...

Continuing Conflict Between Russia and Ukraine

Written by Kiera McMahon and Gianna Costanzo March 12, 2022

Russia invaded Ukraine in an attempt to stop western influence in the country. Ukraine gained independence from Russia after the Cold War in 1991. Now in contact with NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)...

This simulated image shows what the new library will look like.

Woodgrove Library Scheduled to Close for Transition

Written by Kiera McMahon and Robbie Showers March 12, 2022

Woodgrove High School’s library and office are switching places starting next school year to safeguard the school. A new office will be constructed in the space of the library and will allow visitors...

How has Covid Impacted the Holidays?

How has Covid Impacted the Holidays?

Written by Kiera McMahon and Sarah Burns January 24, 2022

Holiday shopping stress has been amplified this year due to Covid related shortages and delays. During this holiday season, many shoppers found it difficult to purchase gifts online due to Covid.    Manufacturing...

The US Capitol building as it was being stormed on January 6th, 2021.

The Capitol Siege Through the Perspective of Middle Schoolers

Written by Maeve Bauer and Sarah Burns March 19, 2021

The Outlander met with seventh graders at Blue Ridge and Harmony Middle School to discuss their views on the Capitol Siege. On January 6th, the United States Capitol was stormed by protesters who were...

Crowded junior parking lot. Photo by Kylee Harrell.

Woodgrove Enforces Parking Policy for Student Lots

Written by Kylee Harrell, Ryan Wilkinson, and Robbie Showers November 11, 2019

Many students have taken issue with the enforcement of the $200 fee to park in distant lots on school grounds. Upon investigation, The Outlander has found that there has been no change in policy, just...

Simpson Murder Case Back in the News

Simpson Murder Case Back in the News

Written by Rebecca Stuckey - Special to The Outlander May 22, 2018

In a lost interview tape from FOX in 2006, OJ Simpson hypothetically confessed to the murder of his exwife. OJ Simpson’s ex-wife, Nicole Simpson, and her friend, Ron Goldman, were found dead June 12,...

Editorial: Fake News Threatens Teen Minds

Editorial: Fake News Threatens Teen Minds

Written by Grace Robinson and Sarah Snare March 30, 2017

The professional news media has always been one of the most trusted sources of information, but the new trend of “fake news,” false headlines that look legitimate, has led to increased skepticism of...

Photo by Elyse Morris

The Women’s March on Washington

Written by Hannah Schneeberg February 10, 2017

Thousands of women, men, and children gathered on the National Mall in Washington, DC, to rally for women’s rights, safety, and health on January 21. The idea for the Women's March formed over concerns...

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