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April Marks the Month of the Military Child

A.J. Wang, Staff Writer April 30, 2021

April 2021 opened up to welcome those from families of the armed forces in FCPS, who have spent a large portion of their lives overseas, constantly moving around the globe, or with an absence of a family...

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WTW Chorus Premieres Virtual Production of Dessert on Broadway

Emanda Seifu, Editor in Chief March 28, 2021

For the first time in over 30 years, Woodson’s Dessert on Broadway aired virtually. The annual musical production hosted by the chorus department debuted March 6. With the switch to virtual school, the...

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Students Return to Woodson for In-Person Learning

Ariana Tackett, News Editor March 28, 2021

With the majority of the year having been completely virtual, some sense of normalcy has been reclaimed with students’ physical return to school. This shift to the concurrent learning model has proven...

Spotlight On Women In Powerful Positions

Spotlight On Women In Powerful Positions

Annabella Agosto, Staff Writer March 28, 2021

2021’s Women’s Month shed light on the high status many women have been able to achieve in our government this year. Even offices that may not have effects on our daily lives are still important to...

Hazing Incidents Rise on College Campuses

Hazing Incidents Rise on College Campuses

Naomi Scully-Bristol, Op-Ed Editor March 27, 2021

On February 27 at Virginia Commonwealth University, Adam Oakes, 19, was found dead at an off-campus house after a fraternity event. A family member said he’d been blindfolded and given alcohol, according...

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Woodson Plans Activities for Seniors

Kathrynne Hester, Staff Writer February 28, 2021

“2021 seniors are having the time of their lives!” said no one ever. At this point, there is going to be a whole new species of human that has wings to fly away, tentacles to easily grab the chips...

NAHS Paints Nursing Home Residents’ Portraits

NAHS Paints Nursing Home Residents’ Portraits

Gaby Alvarado, News Editor February 28, 2021

Often isolated and unable to visit family, the elderly population has been hit hard by the pandemic. With limited face-to-face contact, many feel alone and disconnected. Hoping to bring positivity and...

How Yearbook Has Survived a Virtual Year

Mera Seifu, Staff Writer February 28, 2021

Sports teams are wearing masks during games, the music department is hosting virtual concerts, and the Cavalcade has become an online publication. Woodson as a whole has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic....

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What Black History Month Looks Like in the Pandemic

Rebecca Heimbrock, Staff Writer February 1, 2021

Since 1976, every U.S. President has designated the month of February to be Black History Month. The brainchild of Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month is a celebration of African American achievements...

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College Board Plows Ahead with 2021 AP Testing

Emanda Seifu, Editor in Chief January 31, 2021

It’s that time of year again- AP exam season. With three months left until testing begins, students and teachers are preparing for the 2021 AP tests. Last May, the College Board decided to have testing...

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Vaccine Distribution Enters Phase 1-B in Fairfax

Thomas Daniels, Sports Editor January 31, 2021

The return to Woodson in-person has been delayed once more because of the concerning rise in COVID-19 cases. The number of COVID cases and the number of Coronavirus vaccines will determine when students...

Busting Coronavirus Myths

Busting Coronavirus Myths

Carolyn Bonafede, Copy Editor January 31, 2021

MYTH: The vaccine contains weakened or inactivated COVID-19 virus, so there is a risk, however unlikely, of catching the virus from the vaccine. It is impossible to get infected from the Pfizer or Moderna...

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