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Fairfax Countys Best Parks to Visit on Spring Break

Fairfax County’s Best Parks to Visit on Spring Break

Reagan Dempster, Editor in Chief March 31, 2022

Looking for something to do on a spring day to enjoy the nice weather? Fairfax County is lucky to have many beautiful and fun parks in the Woodson area. Many of them have unique aspects that cannot be...

Fashion show cast gathers for a group photo.

Scenes From Woodson’s International Night

Anna Agosto, Feature Editor February 28, 2022

Nearly 200 countries fill the globe, each with their own unique cultures, traditions, languages and art. On Friday, February 18, at Woodson, 13 of these countries were proudly represented through various...

Black History Month 2022: Celebrating Health and Wellness

Black History Month 2022: Celebrating Health and Wellness

Kara Lynch, News Editor February 28, 2022

Midwife Mary Francis Hill Coley was able to deliver over 3,000 babies. This year the 2022 Black History month theme is celebrating people of color like her. Black History month, February, has encouraged...

What’s In My Bag? Woodson Students Reveal the Interesting Things they Bring to School

What’s In My Bag? Woodson Students Reveal the Interesting Things they Bring to School

Adia Elcock, Staff Writer February 28, 2022

When packing a bag for school, most students go for the basics: notebooks, binders, a pencil case, and maybe a lunch box. For others, “the basics” include things most people would consider “odd”...

February Protests in D.C. and How to Get Involved

February Protests in D.C. and How to Get Involved

Caleb Faulkerson, Cav Culture Editor January 31, 2022

In America, it seems that no year is complete without at least a handful of marches. Since before the official founding of our nation, American denizens have taken and continue to take to the streets to...

Dessert On Broadway Takes the Stage

Dessert On Broadway Takes the Stage

Jada Bromberg, Staff Writer January 31, 2022

For the first time ever, Woodson Chorus performers took to the big stage in the Joan C. Bedinger Auditorium where  they performed their annual Dessert on Broadway (DOB) production. After DOB shows...

Last-Minute Christmas Present Ideas

Last-Minute Christmas Present Ideas

Jessica Lin December 16, 2021

With the fast arrival of Christmas, 2021, there may be many loved ones you have not found presents for. When looking for last minute Christmas presents, local stores are a fast option in which you can...

Choose Your Own Adventure: Would You Survive the First Thanksgiving?

Choose Your Own Adventure: Would You Survive the First Thanksgiving?

Emelia Crump, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

You’re a Puritan living in the year 1620. Leading your ordinary life in Plymouth, England, you discover a small ship called the Mayflower that happens to be departing Plymouth soon. You and 101 other...

Students Share Lunch Recipes From Around the World

Students Share Lunch Recipes From Around the World

Mackenzie Pham, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

Laughter is heard throughout the Woodson cafeterias as students from all grades gather to enjoy their delicious lunches. As lunch boxes are being clasped open, an unusual scent arises within the walls...

Cartoon By Anna Agosto

The Ultimate 2021 Guide to the College Application Process

Zainab Rentia, News Editor October 28, 2021

At 2 a.m. it’s pitch black. Every room in the house is quiet, except for one. There, light shines brightly all around the room, and its lone resident is diligently typing away at his computer in a steady...

Cartoon By Vy Nguyen

The Important Origins of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Mera Seifu, Cav Culture Editor October 28, 2021

Indigenous refers to the native people of a land, which, in the US, includes over 500 different Native American tribes. According to the 2019 US Census Bureau, there are approximately 2.757 million Native...

What College Fits You Best?

What College Fits You Best?

Cavan Griffin, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

  Many seniors and juniors are beginning to think about their life beyond Woodson, and what they want to do. These choices require planning, and a lot of consideration on the student’s part....

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