About

The Woodstocker is a news site created by the after-school journalism team. The goal is to publish recent news and opinions about the school and anything that relates to students. Readers are encouraged to engage with the content of this site by either commenting on specific pieces or submitting feedback through the “contact” link above.

The Spring 2021 team consists of the following students:


Editor-in-chief emeritus

Janvi Poddar, Class of 2021, joined Woodstock in 2017 and has been a part of The Woodstocker ever since. She is also an intern for the Community Engagement department. She loves writing, and can often be found reading or spending time with friends. Janvi loves to talk about climate change.

Archita Aggarwal, Class of 2021, joined Woodstock in 2015 and has been a member of The Woodstocker since 2018. She enjoys reading, knitting and playing the violin. She also likes exploring new places around India, as well as outside. During her free time, she usually socializes about the most random things.


Editor-in-chief

Riya Gupta, Class of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2016 and has been a member of The Woodstocker since fall 2019. She is enthusiastic about her writing and uses it to express her opinions. She likes to travel and in her free time you can find her hanging out with her friends, or sleeping.


Managing editor

Ira Ahuja, Class of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2014. She joined the Woodstocker in Fall 2019. She loves her position and writing for the newspaper. She also loves traveling and meeting new people.


Staff 

Rewa Tsomo Nyangmi, Class of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2018 and has been a member of The Woodstocker since 2020. She loves films, whether it’s watching them or making them you’ll often find her doing one or the other. She also loves writing and journalism.

Raymond Chirwa, Class of 2022, Joined Woodstock in 2018, and has been a member of the Woodstocker since 2019. He enjoys reading and drawing, specifically drawing comics! Storytelling is his passion, and he hopes you all enjoy his comics.

Rushita Paladugu, Class of 2023, joined Woodstock in 2018 and this is her first year working for The Woodstocker. She loves playing basketball and badminton along with her friends, she loves reading non-fiction books and she is also a part of the community engagement project. During her free time, she is found in the gym either playing basketball or hanging out with her friends in the quad.

Bishalakshmi Bagchi, Class of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2020 and has been a member of the Woodstocker 2021. Reading, sketching, swimming, and composing essays are part of her many interests. She is also a part of the Rock Climbing team, and is very passionate about gender equality, race equality, and architecture.

Manas Verma, Class of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2019, and has been a part of the woodstocker since 2021. He loves writing and singing and can often be found in the gym or in the library. He loves to have a debate about pretty much anything.


Advisor

Mr. John Robertson, class of 1999 (but not Woodstock), joined Woodstock in 2015. This is his first year working with the Woodstocker. Research and language are his passions, and in his teaching, he hopes that some of his love of language might be infectious. In his free time, he might be found wandering the chakkar with a pack of stray dogs.