The Woodgrove Outlander

Woodgrove Varsity Football Takes on County

Written by Conor Forrest, Assistant Sports Editor, Woodgrove Outlander

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Overview of Destiny: House of Wolves

Overview of Destiny: House of Wolves

Written by Adam Hudler, Trey McCleary, Justin Rader

June 2, 2015

Trials of Osiris Bungie introduced a new PvP experience called the Trials of Osiris, an event that begins every Friday and lasts until the weekly reset on Tuesday. The event features a new 3v3 competitive multiplayer game mode called Elimination, in which two teams will battle it out until all of the...

Faculty Struts Their Stuff in Talent Show

Faculty Struts Their Stuff in Talent Show

Written by Alivia McAtee, Ali McBride, Grace Robinson

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’s PBIS program. Upon entering the auditorium, students were offered beaded necklaces...

Woodgrove Honors Retiring Teachers

Woodgrove Honors Retiring Teachers

Written by Faith Ralston and Sarah Snare

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 of Woodgrove, several of whom are retiring this year. Edward Brosh, Johanna Cona, Samantha Purvis,...

Mars One Takes Next Step in Colonizing Red Planet

Mars One Takes Next Step in Colonizing Red Planet

Written by Carl Huber and Trey McCleary

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 Wielders founded the Mars One program, a Netherlands-based nonprofit group, in 2011 with the purpose...

Shipp and Thomas Honored at VSCA Convention

Shipp and Thomas Honored at VSCA Convention

Written by Leah Onderdonk and Andrea Zabkowski

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 named Virginia Administrator of the Year, and Woodgrove received the Achievement Award for the fifth...

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