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 Fall 2020 team consists of the following students:


Editors-in-chief

Archita Aggarwal, Class of 2021, joined Woodstock in 2015 and has been a member of The Woodstocker since 2018. She enjoys reading 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.

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. 


Managing editor

Jinho Yoon, Class of 2021 joined Woodstock in 2018, and has been a member of The Woodstocker since 2019. He likes reading disturbing existential novels and philosophers like Nietzsche a little too much. In his free time, you can see him either rambling on about Freud or coding a ridiculous website.


News editor

Riya Gupta, Class of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2016, and has been a member of The Woodstocker since fall 2019. She likes to play basketball and travel. In her free time, you can find her hanging out with her friends, eating, or sleeping.


Features editor

Aadya Maya Aryal, Class of 2021, joined Woodstock in 2012, and has been a member of The Woodstocker since 2019. She plays basketball on the Sr. Team, and loves reading and writing. In her free time, you can find her talking, laughing or watching TV shows with her friends.


A&E editor

Ira Ahuja, Cass of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2014. She joined The Woodstocker in Fall 2019 and has a love for writing. She hopes to continue at the newspaper and become editor one day. She likes traveling and hanging out with her friends.


Opinions Editor 

Arnav Kumar, Class of 2023, joined Woodstock in 2015, and has been a member of The Woodstocker since summer 2018. He likes to play video games and binge The Office. He is politically moderate, but leans towards the right. In his free time, you can find him gaming in his room and begging Mr. Suman to give him his laptop back.


Staff 

Rewa Nyangmi, Class of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2018, and has been a member of The Woodstocker since 2020. She loves dogs and movies. During her free time, you’ll find her watching movies 99% of the time.

Rhea Kassam, Class of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2020 and this would be her first year working for the Woodstocker. She loves to write (especially poetry), play tennis, and hang out with friends. During her free time, you can either find her outside participating in sports or doing the things she loves.

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.

Shaista Duggal, Class of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2018 and this is her first year working for the Woodstocker. She loves hanging out with friends at either the quad or the library. She loves listening to music while carrying out her daily routine.

Victor Pashuk, Class of 2021, joined Woodstock in 2013 and has been a member of The Woodstocker since 2019. People tell him that nothing is impossible, but he does absolutely nothing every day. When people ask him if he has free time, he answers by saying that he types “you” instead of ”u”.


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.