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Hit the Lights! The Show is About to Start

Once Upon a Mattress, a musical comedy made famous by comedian Carol Burnett.
May 3, 4, and 5 at 7:00 p.m. and on May 6 at 2:00 p.m.
Tickets are $10
Proceeds will benefit the Theatre and Choral departments.
Watch for upcoming productions dates from Theatre Arts II, III and IV as well as a very special stand-outs senior showcase.

Congratulations Woodgrove Music Department ?
104 band, guitar, orchestra and chorus students headed to Orlando, Florida March 28 to participate in the Heritage Festival Music Competition and returned with honors.

  • Guitars received a superior rating
  • Choir, Band and Jazz Band received a silver excellent rating.
  • Orchestra received a bronze award.
  • Chris Elliott received a special maestro award for his xylophone solo

Other recent music events
April 21 Woodgrove hosted the Heritage Festivals & District Solo & Ensemble Festival at Eagle Ridge MS
April 26 All State Chorus at Lynchburg, VA
April 27-28: Woodgrove hosted the District Jazz Festival

Cruz’n
Our inaugural senior class will be celebrating their accomplishments at Busch Gardens on May 29

WOW
The Academic Team defeated every other county school by over 100 points in the county Scholastic Challenge. Squad include Chris Miller, Keegan Ottoson, Carolyn Saunders and Joe Ghiorzi
Good luck in your next appearance on NBC It’s Academic show on April 28

Florence Thompson was selected as a Gates Millennium Scholar and plans to attend University of Virginia.

Spring Sports Update

Batter Up!
Softball – 9-1 district Baseball – 9-2 district
Courtney Boganhas will play for Virginia Wesleyan

Attack!
Lacrosse – Girls 6-0 district / Boys 3-3 district
Darren Baker will play for Randolph-Macon

Breakaway!
Soccer – Girls 10-0 district / Boys 5-3 district

Serving Up Some Love
Tennis – Girls 11-0 district / Boys 2-9 district

Tie Those Laces
The Lady Wolverines took the team championships at April 22 17-team Wolverine Track and Field Invitational
Audrey Houghton 1st- 800 meters
Audrey Houghton, Lydia Cromwell, Alex Juzbasich, Florence Thompson 1st – 4×800 Relay
Audrey & Gaynor Houghton, Anna Harpster, Julia Ralston 1st –4×400 Relay
Evan McCarthy 1st -3200 meters run
Omar Safiani 4th- High Jump
Anna Harpster 4th-Long jump,2nd Triple Jump, 3rd 300 meter hurdles, 2nd 200 meter dash
Bailey Sternberg 3rd-Shot Put
Taylor Bonenberger 4th Triple Jump
Lydia Cromwell 3rd 1600 meter run

Dane Mullins
Woodgrove High School
Class of 2012

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