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‘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 could endanger the school environment. Safe2Talk is available for free download through the App Store...

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 into someone. With the student population practically doubling since 1995, the plans for a new...

A Student Guide to Choosing AP or DE Classes

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

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, it plagues students with the question of which is better, Dual Enrollment or Advanced Placement,...

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, time taken to focus on mental health and relationships can fall to the wayside. With the price of...

Technology: A Blessing or a Curse?

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

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 man’s quest for better and more sophisticated technology, even at the price of $1000, a quarter...

Students Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Mrs. Fernandez and her Mother in Lima Peru.

Written by Daniel Alvarez, Carrie Nichols, and Sarah Murtaugh

November 3, 2017

With colorful celebrations and spicy foods, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th to October 15th and recognize the history, culture, and contributions of Latino and Hispanic Americans. This celebration began in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson, and was expanded...

Loudoun County Honors Top Students

Loudoun County Public Schools Public Information Officer Wade Byard visited Woodgrove on October 2 to take headshots and a
group photo of all the seniors who were recognized at the banquet. Photo by Wade Byard.

Written by Sarah Snare

December 14, 2016

Loudoun County Public Schools hosted the 34th annual Excellence in Education Banquet on December 4, 2016 at the National Conference Center to honor the highest achieving seniors of each high school. Invitations were sent out in early October inviting the top 5% of each school’s senior class to attend...

Forensics Duo of Douglasson and Ellerbeck Take State Title & Rank Runner Up at VHSL Film Festival

Forensics Duo of Douglasson and Ellerbeck Take State Title & Rank Runner Up at VHSL Film Festival

Written by Ella Erickson

June 14, 2016

  Update: Out of 93 submitted films, Woodgrove seniors Dillon Douglasson and Wyatt Ellerbeck placed runner up at the VHSL Film Festival. Their film, 'the Best a Man Can Get,' was categorized as a commercial/PSA and was screened and honored at the festival over June 3 - 4.   Douglasson and Ellerb...

Affordable Summer Beach Vacation Destinations

Affordable Summer Beach Vacation Destinations

Written by Keagen Lanham

June 9, 2016

Finding enough money to go on a nice beach can be tough.  Figuring what you’re going to do for the next two and a half months while school is out can be difficult as well.  There’s a solution to your problems!  Grab a friend and plan to visit these cheap and clean waters for a week during your s...

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