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Lights, Christmas, Action!

Lights, Christmas, Action!

Nico Marvin, Sports Editor December 16, 2021

         Pulling out the boxes from the garage, unknotting wires, checking every bulb twice. Pumping up the blow ups, and deciding where to place them in accordance with a grand vision, thought up...

Photo Illustration by Zainab Rentia.

Cavaliers Reminisce on Past Snow Days

Cosette Jo, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

“Snowmageddon” went down in history during the February, 2010, as name of the storm that gave Fairfax County 25.5 inches of snow in one day. More drastically, Dulles Airport reported 32.4 inches...

Choose Your Own Adventure: Will You Survive The Wrath of Krampus?

Choose Your Own Adventure: Will You Survive The Wrath of Krampus?

Caleb Faulkerson, Cav-Culture Editor December 16, 2021

POV: you and your buddies are the last survivors of a ski lift malfunction in the Alps. Your company has been traveling for several hours, and you suspect a storm is brewing from afar. Supplies are scarce,...

Woodson Ice Hockey Club Laces up to the Challenge

Woodson Ice Hockey Club Laces up to the Challenge

Adia Elcock and Cavan Griffin December 16, 2021

Woodson Ice Hockey has been playing in the Capital Scholastic Hockey League (CSHL) since its inception in 2015. Led by team captains Sean Hanson, Thomas Houttekier, Ryan Depriest, and coached by Scott...

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...

Hall Sweeps: A Futile Solution to a Stubborn Problem

Hall Sweeps: A Futile Solution to a Stubborn Problem

Annabella Agosto, Feature Editor November 30, 2021

Sprinting through the halls at 8:09 a.m. was never anyone's first choice. A short glance at the Woodson hallways and parking lot a minute before the bell rings will show the daily panic of students desperate...

Ways to Aid Local Homeless and Impoverished Communities

Ways to Aid Local Homeless and Impoverished Communities

Cosette Jo, Staff Writer November 30, 2021

As of July, 2019, the U.S. Census Bureau reports that 6 percent of people (around 68,852 individuals) in Fairfax County experience poverty. According to Fairfax County’s 2021 Point-In-Time Count,...

Sliding into Winter, Teachers Favorite Sports

Sliding into Winter, Teachers’ Favorite Sports

Nico Marvin, Sports Editor November 30, 2021

Spanning 4,349 miles, and reaching a peak height of 22,838 the Andes mountains in Chile are ancient beasts. Speeding down one of the mountains on the chain, weaving in and out of trails comes a snowboarder....

Celebrating Fall Traditions

Celebrating Fall Traditions

Zoe Fenner and Jessica Lin October 28, 2021

Leaves crunch under shoes and the smell of allspice is in the air. Along with the return of changing leaves and colder weather, many fall traditions are taking place this year. Ms. Kathleen Marcos, Ms....

Woodson vs Fairfax, hoto by Nico Marvin

Varsity Football Continues to Develop into the Season

Nico Marvin, Sports Editor October 28, 2021

Woodson’s varsity football program has recently been struggling in league play, going 0-6 in 2020, and 4-6 in 2019. Coach Maxwell Crush, in his third year coaching for Woodson, and his first as head...

The red handprint is a common symbol for the largely ignored missing indigenous women.
Graphic by Zainab Rentia.

Gabby Petito’s Coverage Renews Calls to Shed Light on Missing Indigenous Women

Vy Nguyen, Section Editor October 28, 2021

In July, twenty-two-year old YouTuber Gabby Petito and her fiance, Brian Laundrie, prepared to trek across the nation and vlog their adventures. However, on August 12, two weeks before her disappearance,...

How W.T. Woodsons Past Affects Students Today

How W.T. Woodson’s Past Affects Students Today

Caleb Faulkerson, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

Today, W.T. Woodson High School is ranked at 60th place among the most diverse high schools in northern Virginia according to publicschoolreview.com, but this hasn’t always been the case.  Woodson...

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