Jazz Jam creates chaos amongst students

As a freshman in 2017, I hurriedly ran to the Media Centre Auditorium before the second bell rang, trying to avoid a tardy from my advisor. My homeroom head announced the agenda of the day: “Jazz Jam Preparation.” Several gasps followed soon. The first thing the class governors announced was that “the whole class will […]

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Picture a leader: Is she a woman?

The New York Times recently posted an article investigating the connection between women and leadership positions; this was done by asking multiple people to list out the words they thought described a good leader; then, they were asked to draw that leader on a piece of paper. Inspired by the results, I did the same […]

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Over the hills and far away: Ms. Koester

As the academic year comes to an end, several staff members prepare to leave.  Hence, The Woodstocker caught up with some of them to dig into their thoughts and future endeavors. One such teacher is the friendly and energetic music teacher, Ms. Anna Koester. A Minnesotan who grew up in a family of musicians, Ms. […]

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Prominent scientist encourages new ideas to solve world problems

According to Dr. Amory Lovins, much-needed sustainable development will never be achieved if we continue with our traditional outlook. “Think outside the box,” he said. Dr. Lovins, an environmental engineer, physicist, advisor to heads of state and co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute (a thinking and doing tank), spoke to staff and students at Midlands […]

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A day of adventure: Pedaling to Yamuna Bridge

One Friday after school, right before quarter break, I was ready to head home; before I got to the quad, I saw a couple of teachers and students assembling mountain bikes fresh out of cardboard boxes.  That’s when the thrill of cycling 84 kilometers on early Tuesday morning overcame my Friday-evening exhaustion. “Yes!  I won’t […]

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Juniors run for school president

The Student Council presidential speeches for the upcoming academic year were held in Parker Hall on Monday, April 16. The three candidates running for office are Khushi Agrawal, Meher Datta, and the only male candidate, Kritin Garg, all from the Class of 2019. Datta was the first on stage, starting by explaining her reason for […]

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Policies give students more opportunities to hike

A new policy has recently been introduced to give students more freedom and more opportunities to hike at Woodstock. This policy has given students the freedom to hike without a faculty member on campus and will hopefully increase the number of hikers at Woodstock. Nevertheless, this policy can only be implemented after Woodstock sees if […]

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He said, She said: Mr. and Mrs. Peter

  (Mr. Peter was asked specific questions about Mrs. Peter and other things about their lives as well) Mr. Peter’s Answers How did you guys meet? Through her aunt What is her favorite movie? Bajrangi Bhaijaan What did you do on your first date? I cooked for her (roti). How long have you been together? It’s […]

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Over the hills and far away: Mr. and Mrs. Webb

As the academic year comes to an end, several staff members prepare to leave. Hence, The Woodstocker caught up with some of them to dig into their thoughts and future endeavors. Mr. David and Mrs. Heather Webb, the married couple who came to Woodstock, seven years ago in July 2011, will be leaving the campus […]

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