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Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers

Chanya Holness, Reporter
November 7, 2014

“Strengthening classrooms and communities through mentorship and scholarship” captures the attention of onlookers of the TSTT website, as it is declarative in language and even empowering in its duty. This is the aim of the program known as Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers. Woodlands High... Read more »

Club Day

Chanya Holness, Reporter
October 29, 2014

Involvement in school clubs and extracurricular activities are an important part of the high school experience. They are the one part of school that students fully have a choice in being a part of, and not to mention, extracurricular activities and clubs are a true reflection of student interests. Joining... Read more »

Half a Score and One Year Ago


Samantha Simpson, Reporter
October 29, 2014

We all know Ms. Gruffi, she is in her 11th year of teaching at Woodlands High School. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Ms. Gruffi outside of the Social Studies/History classes that she teaches to get to know a bit more about her. As a result, here are a few fun facts about Ms. Gruffi…. we bet... Read more »

WISE Beyond their Years

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Kiara Bunting
June 3, 2014

For over 40 years, Woodlands High School has been home to the iconic WISE (Woodlands Individualized Senior Experience) Program, an outlet for seniors to practice and develop skills for potential future careers. Headed by program founder Vic Leviatan and Dr. Andreadis, with the help of myriad staff members,... Read more »

ACT-SO, What Do You Know?


Asia Brooks
May 8, 2014

The Academic Cultural Technological Scientific Olympics, more commonly referred to as “ACT-SO”, is an annual competition for African American high school students. ACT-SO emphasizes students’ academic skills, as well as a variety of enhancement activities. The five judged categories include: Sciences,... Read more »

Getting to Know… Mr. Woods

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Samantha Simpson
May 8, 2014

Over the next few weeks, we will be highlighting and getting to know some staff members at Woodlands High School who have worked here for 10 years or more…   There are numerous staff members at Woodlands High School who have been around for a very long time who you probably think you know all... Read more »

The Flex of the Polar Vortex

Polar Vortex

Samantha Simpson
January 29, 2014

Woodlands High School is in the depths of a brutal cold spell. This is thanks to the “Polar Vortex”, a large-scale winter cyclone occurring in the northern regions of Canada. Faculty and students alike arrive each arctic morning bundled up and pretty much stay inside for the entire school day. Even... Read more »



Kiara Bunting, Reporter
January 21, 2014

This past fall, select Woodlands High School students had the opportunity to participate in the Greenburgh Student News Network (GSNN) at Greenburgh Town Hall. The 6-week program was led by former NBC News Director, Patricia Lang, who guided students through the process of writing, filming and producing... Read more »

Make A Change Scholarship

Athena Scott, Reporter
January 10, 2014

Do you ever feel like you want to make a change? Have you ever gone somewhere or done something that caused you to witness a problem and made you think to yourself “I want to fix this”? Have you ever heard about a problem and just wanted to do something? Well if you have, here is a scholarship program... Read more »

The Falcon Goes To Columbia


Katie Sims, Online Editor
November 5, 2013

On November 3rd, the staff of The Falcon Online attended the Columbia University Scholastic Press Association Fall Conference. The CSPA has held a fall conference for high school publications for the past 74 years, creating a tradition of greatness with the myriad seminars they offer to students visiting... Read more »