Category: Opinion

Impressions on Woodberry

Iain Leggat I have spent 8 years of my life in boarding houses. So I felt that when I arrived here I had a pretty good understanding of what I was getting myself into. I felt I knew how the process was going to work, what it would […]

Grade Wrap-ups

Wilks Rogers ’19 (third form) Coming to a new school can be scary, but for the 3rd Form our initial fear was eased by knowing we were not alone. Everyone in this class is new and has their own expectations of what Woodberry would be like and how […]

An International Perspective

Diego Valenzuela ’16 Coming to the United States as an international student can be a little challenging. You hear people speaking in a foreign language with a hint of what they call the “southern twang.” You see new clothing brands like Vineyard Vines and Southern Tide. You learn […]

Something to Retain During Election Season

Andrew Holmes ’16 When I was younger, I remember my father reading me a picture book that centered on the life of Abraham Lincoln. The book featured beautiful pencil drawings accompanied by a simple narrative. It could afford to be concise, for the meaning of the story wasn’t contained […]

Coming Through the Rye: A Review

Mrs. Linda Hogan For many at Woodberry Forest School, the fall 2014 filming of Coming Through the Rye, an independent film largely made here on campus, meant disruption to routine, missed classes, and brushes with Hollywood. With the majority of Woodberry students serving as extras during scenes in […]

Tradition

Garrett Venable ’17 Tradition by definition is handed down from generation to generation; it is also something that is under constant attack. Woodberry Forest School has many traditions, forged from over a hundred and twenty five years of molding boys into men. Today, many believe that tradition is […]

Thoughts on the 2016 Election

Jack Perdue ’17           Lately, whether you have been paying attention to the news or not, you have probably heard quite a bit about the 2016 presidential election. This election has especially received media coverage due to an extremely diverse group of candidates. I wanted to […]

What is the Woodberry Cup?

Ellis McKay ’18   The Woodberry Cup, Woodberry’s newest activity, is viewed in many different lights by different people. Some say that there is no point in the cup and it is a waste of time; they would rather be in class. Others say that there is a […]