The Woodgrove Outlander

COVID-19 Changed the World, but Students Remain Resilient

Woodgrove Junior Anna Lippert finishes 1,000 piece puzzle while in quarantine. Photo by Anna Lippert.
May 21, 2020

On the night of March 11, Loudoun County Public School students went to bed unaware that their lives were about to change. The global Covid-19 pandemic had been ravaging parts of Asia and Europe, with...

Woodgrove High School Celebrates 10 Years

Woodgrove Outlander staff and administration celebrating Woodgrove’s 10 year anniversary. Photo by Dustin Talwar
November 7, 2019

Over the last 200 million minutes, Woodgrove High School has secured 12 athletic state championships, has won the Wells Fargo Cup, and has been honored with a myriad of awards from academic competitions...

Unsung Heroes of Woodgrove: Holland Accounts for Every Penny

Mr. Shipp (left) and Ms. Holland (right). Photo by David Hamady.
June 7, 2019

The Woodgrove Outlander Sits Down With Woodgrove's Bookkeeper Teresa Holland Although her office is tucked away and concealed from students, WHS Bookkeeper Teresa Holland handles well over a million dollars...

Woodgrove High School Heads into Year Ten: Revisiting the History

Woodgrove High School Heads into Year Ten: Revisiting the History
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...

Undercover Heroes: Jackson and Wilt Work Work Tirelessly Behind the Scenes

Undercover Heroes: Jackson and Wilt Work Work Tirelessly Behind the Scenes
June 6, 2019

Running Woodgrove requires more than teachers. It takes hundreds of staff members working behind the scenes; some cleaning the school, others solving mechanical issues and still others maintaining the...

Hernandez and Stevens Win Woodgrove Idol

Photo by Lorallye Partlow. Brendon Hernandez and James Stevens sing John Denver's solo,
April 22, 2019

In pursuit of the title of Woodgrove Idol, 11 students performed in the annual vocal competition held on March 21 in Dentime. Brendon Hernandez and James Stevens took home the grand prize, a microphone-shaped...

Woodgrove’s Top 5%

Photo provided by Geri Fiore.
February 13, 2019

Twenty members of Woodgrove senior class were honored in December as part of the county’s excellence in Education Banquet, which recognized the top five percent in each senior class throughout the county....

Editorial: School Safety

Editorial: School Safety
The recent arrests of teachers within the Loudoun County Public School system has raised many concerns among students and parents alike. Where is LCPs going wrong when it comes to school safety?
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...

Is this the Fall of Football?

The Park View ball carrier is met by a swarm of Wolverines at the 2016 Park View vs Woodgrove football game.
An insight on the factors that are causing Football’s decline in participation
October 25, 2018

The homey, familiar aroma of fresh-cut grass consumes each breath as the impact of a bone-crushing tackle is heard throughout the audience. A packed house, filled to the brim with students, parents, and...

Vaping Creates New Health Concerns for Teenagers

Vaping Creates New Health Concerns for Teenagers
May 29, 2018

Over the summer of 2017, a vaping device known as the JUUL boomed in popularity across the U.S. The device’s modern design looks quite similar to that of a USB drive, making it easy for teen students...

Understanding Brexit for Adventures Abroad

Photo by: Carrie Nichols
May 22, 2018

Brexit. This word has been thrown around between politicians, the press, and economists for months, but few have a true understanding of what it all means. Brexit is the departure of the U.K. from the...

NBA Player of the Year Predictions

NBA Player of the Year Predictions
May 22, 2018

After a surprising year where many teams have surprised the country and rebuilding teams are finally completed the long process, a power shift has occurred in each conference. The Rockets control the west...

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