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These two students are helping each other on the ArcGIS project that they have been working on. On the left is Junior Michael Allis and on the right is Junior Andrew Green.

Woodgrove Geospatial Science Class is on the Road to James Madison University

Written by Ethan Tehan, Staff Writer April 20, 2023

The WHS Geospatial science class field trip will be held at James Madison University  on April 28.  ArcGIS students will present projects to JMU professors and college students and will also tour...

Girl is using the Safe2Talk app to report suspicious activity at school.

Students are Encouraged to Use the Safe2Talk App if they See Something Suspicious at Woodgrove

Written by Ainsley Bowman April 14, 2023

To promote a safe environment, and as a deterrent against vaping, alcohol, and drug use on school property, LCPS has introduced the Safe2Talk app for students. Vaping and drug abuse has become a county-wide...

Black Authors: The Foundation of Literature

Written by Anna Cristofano March 24, 2023

Writers have shaped the foundation of our society for generations. Some of the most important and groundbreaking novelists are the ones who were pushed into the shadows of their paler counterparts for...

An Ocean Cleanup vessel, one of many that tow “floaters” to collect garbage in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

The Largest Ocean Cleanup In History

Written by Evan Kaiser, Staff Writer March 24, 2023

Twice the size of Texas and three times the size of France, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (or GPGP for short) is a massive accumulation of non-biodegradable waste in the Pacific Ocean that has become...

Sister Andrè praying.

Oldest Person Dies; Inspiration Lives On

Written by Gianna Costanzo and Haley Oliver March 24, 2023

The world’s oldest person, Lucile Randon (Sister Andrè), died peacefully in her sleep at 118 years old on January 17, 2023 in Toulon, France. Sister Andrè was only twenty-five days away from celebrating...

Backpacks, filled with supplies for girls, are passed out to school students.

The Taliban’s Attack on Women

Written by Caroline Green, William Den Herder, and Jillian Lewis March 24, 2023

      Following the August 2021 drawback of a two decade U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, the Islamic fundamentalist and political militant group, known as the Taliban, began to once again...

Woodgrove’s School Security Officer, Mr. Ward Sigler, standing out front of the building greeting students.

Rise of School Violence

Written by Gianna Costanzo, Andrew Towe, and John Hays March 24, 2023

     Recently there has been a national and local rise in school violence including students, staff, and parents. With the news of a Virginia teacher being shot by a six-year-old student, it’s...

Members of the Woodgrove for Women Executive Board at a bake sale.

Celebrating Women’s History Month

Written by Sarah Burns and Haley Oliver March 23, 2023

Started in March 1987, Women’s History Month highlights the crucial role of women in history. Thirty-six years later the celebration remains vital in honoring and advocating for women in America. The...

Last year’s Varsity Lacrosse team.

New Coaches

Written by Isaac Kent, William Den Herder, and Luke Jenkins March 23, 2023

New head coach, Taylor Saville Spears, signals the beginning of a new winning era for the Varsity Women’s lacrosse.  Coach Taylor is hoping to bring a new mentality for the season that can be summarized...

East Palestine, Ohio, almost a year before the train derailment.

Ohio Gas Cloud

Written by Sarah Putorti, Staff Writer March 17, 2023

After the derailment of a cargo train carrying hazardous materials on March 4 in East Palestine, Ohio, over 1,500 residents were forced to evacuate their homes due to a cloud of chemical gas hovering over...

Woodgrove’s testing set up in the 
auxiliary gym.

AP Test Prep

Written by John Hays, Editor In Chief March 10, 2023

With test season around the corner, students and teachers are preparing themselves for the excess stress, rigor, and fatigue they’ll inevitably experience. Students have to remember everything they have...

Fuchs lined up across for his opponent, waiting to rush the quarterback.

Brayden Fuchs Comeback

Written by Maddie Shea and Mason Vacca February 16, 2023

Woodgrove Senior Brayden Fuchs faced many challenges throughout his final football season. Going into the 2022 season, Fuchs expected a breakout year for the team and himself. However, during the...

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