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How to Make The Most of Your Snow Day

How to Make The Most of Your Snow Day

Written by Carissa Vergeres

March 4, 2019

When the word gets out that a big snow storm is going to happen, you can almost hear the cries of joy from all the kids and teenagers everywhere. But what should one do when that collective joy starts to fade throughout the day with perfunctory snow angels and staring at screens. Well, you’re in luck,...

Editorial: School Safety

Editorial: School Safety

Written by Hope Davison and River Stone

December 20, 2018

In early October, a student was raped by his teammates at Tuscarora High School. Three weeks later, an Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) reading specialist was charged with three felony counts of unlawfully filming female students. Two weeks after that, a Park View teacher was arrested for an alleged...

LCPS Faces Security Concerns

LCPS Faces Security Concerns

Written by Connor Grahamn, Kylee Harrell & Lorallye Partlow

December 20, 2018

Sam Hermens, a LCPS itinerant specialized facilitator for reading who works for Loudoun County, was caught taking pictures up the skirts of female students. A Woodgrove staff member noticed the unusual behavior of Hermens, whom he originally perceived to be a student, and immediately escorted him to...

Legislators Work to Combat the School Shooting Epidemic

Legislators Work to Combat the School Shooting Epidemic

Written by Maryam Khan and Keagan Lanham

May 22, 2018

American legislators are taking immediate action to resolve the American school shooting epidemic in order to protect not only students, but America as a whole. School Shootings are a topic laced with multiple controversies of gun violence, yet at the forefront of American ideation. In 2018 alone, there...

Editorial: Balancing High School

Editorial: Balancing High School

Written by Editors-in-Chief Adeline Furlow and Brittany Nelson

December 14, 2017

The pressure of being a high school student is at an all-time high. Combine that pressure with attending a high-achieving high school in one of the highest achieving school systems in the nation, and the pressure builds further. As the academic rigor at Woodgrove and other schools has increased over...

The Busy Student’s Guide to Balancing School and Extracurriculars

The Busy Student’s Guide to Balancing School and Extracurriculars

Written by Rebecca Faletti and Jenn Glazebrook

December 14, 2017

It’s a universal experience--that dread weighing like a stone in your stomach, the sandpaper-rough feeling of your tongue in your mouth as you swallow nervously for the hundredth time, the inexorable feeling of dread wrapped around your neck like a noose. Your commitments have piled up, your responsibilities...

Woodgrove SCA Ends School Year with Flurry of Activities

Woodgrove SCA Ends School Year with Flurry of Activities

Written by Lauren Markowski

April 24, 2017

The Student Council Association has had a busy school year, and they show no signs of slowing down. The SCA just finished helping the Global Ambassadors Club with the foreign exchange program, held multiple fundraisers for St. Jude's Hospital, and they are currently in the midst of election season. The...

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