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

A Review of Roe

Written by Claire Davison May 26, 2022

Roe v. Wade in 1973 has proven to be one of the most controversial decisions in the history of the Supreme Court. A leaked Supreme Court draft has revealed plans to overturn the Roe v. Wade ruling, causing...

Caleb Max

Caleb Max

Written by Lindsey Somers March 31, 2022

Born and raised in Round Hill, VA, 24 year old Caleb Max has announced his run in the Congressional race for the 10th district. As a successful entrepreneur, Max hopes to use the skills he’s acquired...

High School Censorship

Written by Maeve Bauer February 11, 2022

Students across the U.S have been fighting for First Amendment rights for decades.    In 1969,  three students, Mary Beth Tinker, John Tinker, and Christopher Erkhardt, were suspended from...

Glenn Youngkin speaking at a rally leading up to the Governor Election.

Virginia Governor Inauguration

Written by Maeve Bauer, Caroline Green, and Hannah Rayburn January 23, 2022

On November 2nd, Virginia had it’s 2021 governor election. It was a close race, with Glenn Youngkin overtaking Terry McAuliffe with 63,480 votes. Campaigning for the election started in June. On January...

President Joe Biden gives a speech at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Photo provided by Creative Commons

Biden’s First 100 Days

Written by Mia Cammarota, Carissa Vergeres, Robbie Showers, and David Hamady March 12, 2021

After his inauguration day on January 20th, 46th U.S. President Joe Biden began his presidency by signing 17 executive orders on his first day. He recently released plans for his first 100 days in office,...

Biden Supporters take to the streets of DC to celebrate his win.
Photo - Creative Commons

Biden-Harris Win the Election

Written by Mia Cammarota, Logan Johnson, David Hamady, and Carissa Vergeres January 13, 2021

After four restless days of vote counting, American citizens finally got word that Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States. Days before the election, retailers from Rodeo Drive to Washington...

First time voter, Daniel Pavolic gets his picture taken by his mother in front of his voting location.

The Youth’s Lack of Voting Knowledge

Written by Gretchen Nagle, Kennedy Vacca, and Aidan Johnson January 13, 2021

Young voters made up 52-55% of voting in the 2020 election, however, the youth has little to no knowledge about voting locations or critical questions. Yes, there could be more effort to advertise youth...

Illustration of the different aspects of social media - Graphic provided by the New York Times

Social Media in a Pandemic

Written by Anna Cristafano, Claire Davison, and Madeline Shea November 6, 2020

Due to Covid-19, the usage of technology has increased as communities stay connected virtually. Some peers from our community have “blown up” on Tiktok. The Woodgrove Varsity Cheer Team had a video...

Vice President, Biden’s campaign sign (left) and President Trump’s campaign sign (right) taken in the local area. Photo taken by - Mia Cammarota

Generation Z Voters and 2020 Affecting the Election

Written by Mia Cammarota, Ryan Wilkinson, and Kildea McMahon October 28, 2020

Americans are more polarized than ever, and as the election approaches it seems that Generation Z voters, as well as the recent events of 2020, will be the deciding factor of this year's election.  This...

President Trump faces Congress during 2019 State of the Union. Photo used with permission from Creative Commons

2020 Presidential Election Kicks Off

Written by Connor Graham and Maryam Khan March 8, 2019

Citizens across the nation are waiting with bated breath for the 2020 presidential election. The tensions for this next election are very high, with much controversy surrounding Trump and his administration....

Trump’s First Year

Trump’s First Year

Written by Connor Graham, Maryam Khan, and River Stone December 15, 2017

He’s been labeled Audacious. Bold. Determined. Outrageous. As one of the most controversial figures of the year, President Donald Trump has received far beyond his fair share of media attention. One...

Attack Ads

January 30, 2012

Radical. Zany. Serial hypocrisy. With the GOP race in full swing, attack ads are back on the rise. In political campaigns, attack ads serve as messages that attack another candidate or a political party....

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