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

The 2021 - 2022 Woodgrove Outlander Staff
Third Row (from left to right): Lindsey Somers, Kiera McMahon, Sarah Burns, Haley Oliver, Anna Cristofano, Teagan Russell, Ali Elliott,
Madeline Shea, Robbie Showers, and Caroline Green
Second Row: Maeve Bauer, Hannah Rayburn, Claire Davison, Gianna Costanzo, William Den Herder, and Andrew Towe
First Row: Ainsleigh Shipp and Logan Johnson

Meet the Woodgrove Outlander Staff

Written by Haley Oliver, Anna Cristofano, and Caroline Green November 15, 2021

Haley Oliver- 11 grade, Sports Editors, Who was your first celebrity crush? “ My first celebrity crush was Michael B. Jordan”   Anna Cristofano, 11 grade, Assistant Print Editors and...

Homecoming Red Carpet; What the Wolverines are Wearing

Written by Ali Elliott, Haley Oliver, and Anna Cristofano November 15, 2021

This year's Homecoming Court is ready to reveal fashion secrets and what steps they took to prepare for the big event.  Senior Xanthe Bergel raved about her sage green, polka dot dress. “I just...

Are Students Falling Behind?

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp November 11, 2021

From March 2020 to August 2021, students across the country were at home for virtual learning. Parents, teachers, and researchers are suggesting that yes, students have fallen behind. Kids who were...

A Year of the Coronavirus

A Year of the Coronavirus

Written by Aidan Leahy and Megan Murphy May 19, 2021

After one year of living with the coronavirus, the impact on high school students has significantly changed with the reopening of schools, sports, and increased vaccinations. With three new vaccinations,...

An empty Woodgrove hallway, lonely without students.

Students Choose Distance or Hybrid Learning for the Second Semester

Written by Rachel Schneeberg, Robbie Showers, and Mason Vacca January 13, 2021

As the school year moves closer towards the second semester, Woodgrove High School students and their parents were faced with the question: hybrid or distance learning? Hybrid learners will spend two days...

Woodgrove Students Enjoy the Holidays with Santa over the Years

Written by Gianna Costanza, Meghan Dunster, and Kayla Norsworthy January 13, 2021

Following Thanksgiving, the mall Santas take their thrones. He gets to hear about the toys all the kids want, and the moment is often captured in pictures that remind everyone of a simpler time. When...

Staying Connected During Distance Learning

Written by Aidan Leahy, Megan Murphy , Charley Piercy, and Kennedy Vacca November 5, 2020

Woodgrove students are adjusting to spending their school days online and only seeing their classmates through a screen. To adapt to this new learning environment, students from each grade have been making...

‘Safe2Talk’ App is Introduced to Help LCPS Students

‘Safe2Talk’ App is Introduced to Help LCPS Students

Written by David Hamady December 6, 2019

To promote school-related safety, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) and LCPS have joined forces, creating the “Safe2Talk” app. This app allows students to anonymously report issues that...

Woodgrove High School Heads into Year Ten: Revisiting the History

Woodgrove High School Heads into Year Ten: Revisiting the History

Written by Logan Johnson June 6, 2019

It is the year of 1999-2000 school year. Students at Loudoun Valley High School shuffle through their one-way hallway trying desperately to make it to class on the other side of the building without running...

In the picture, sophomores Peyton Tarrant and Lindsay Bergman study for AP World History.

A Student Guide to Choosing AP or DE Classes

Written by Ainsleigh Shipp June 4, 2019

Taking classes and getting college credit for them seems like something that’s only reserved for college students, but that isn’t true. With Dual Enrollment classes becoming more popular in the county,...

Editorial: Effect of College Stress on Students Mental Health

Editorial: Effect of College Stress on Students’ Mental Health

Written by Adeline Furlow and Brittany Nelson May 22, 2018

The decision of if and where a person attends college is one of the most important choices a person will make throughout their entire life. With everything else students are juggling during senior year,...

Frank Ricker and Matt Geier use technology for leisure as
well as work.

Technology: A Blessing or a Curse?

Written by Dominique Cruz, Adeline Furlow, and Chris Tuttle December 14, 2017

When Apple launched their new product in October 2017, the iPhone X, its initial supply sold out in a matter of minutes. The overwhelming desire to own the most technologically advanced smartphone reveals...

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