The troll team that reached the finals

“Most of our players still do not know how to play zone defense,” Siddharth Bhandari, Class of 2020, a starting player on one of the Swish-A-Thon finalist teams: Bhandari Bois, said. Bhandari Bois comprised of a member of the Win Mumby team, three players in the senior team, and four players who have never played […]

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Technician reveals importance of silent strength

While the science department experiences frequent change, with teachers coming and leaving annually, one face remains a constant. Vinod Tonk, or Vinod-ji, has been a part of Woodstock for 24 years and currently works as a lab assistant. He is loved among all students. “He always answers my questions, and he doesn’t judge me even […]

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Pressure builds momentum towards future

The golden-colored numbers hanging on the railing above Parker Hall flickers in front of my eyes, reminding me of the number of days until my graduation. The number takes me back to the time when this moment was all a future to be awaited. A time when I was intimidated by the horrifying stress resulting […]

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Trump impacts students’ college choices

Donald Trump lives approximately 12,000 kilometers away from the well-guarded gates of Woodstock, but the 45th president of the United States of America has managed to affect and influence the lives of students here nonetheless. The current incumbent at the White House in Washington DC is renowned for his Islamophobic rhetoric and abusive disdain for […]

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Searching for the right response to hate

Say my name, it’s not that hard. Accents aren’t what bother me, except, I’m not sure it’s your accent that forces your pronunciation of my name to sound like a three letter word that starts with F and ends with ag.           That’s not my name. My name begins with a […]

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Boys don’t cry … and other lies

“Act like a man, p**** a** b****!” This universal saying reminds every man that he has to be dominant in a society where he will be called upon to act according to stereotypes. This is for every father, every brother, and every son who has wet his pillow so many times because he has been […]

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Former teenagers pretend to be teenagers

What is it like to have a crush on someone who does not like you back, and who does not have a great character, but you are still crazy about that person? Students found out the answers from a staff musical. On Feb. 13-14, with catchy songs, amusing scenes, and amazing acting, the staff brought […]

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Time to consider a no-homework policy

It is yet another evening for an 11th grader down at dorms. This morning, I left at 6:45 a.m. since I had to attend a meeting regarding one of my internships. Then, during lunch, I met with another person to sort out a project plan. After school, I went for my journalism PASSAGE. Once that […]

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New science teachers discover gravity of the hillside

With the departure of a few members of staff from the science department, this trimester, the school welcomed three new teachers: Ms. Louise Du Toit, Mr. Anthony Hyde, and Dr. Mayukh Banik. With many decades of experience in teaching, the new teachers are all looking forward to their Woodstock experience. Mr. Hyde discovered Woodstock “way […]

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