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 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 is very passionate about the environment.

 

 

 


Editors emeritus

Dhrubhagat Singh, Class of 2020, joined Woodstock in 2011, and has been a member of The Woodstocker since 2017. He is greatly interested in saving water and increasing academic support and integrity on campus. In his free time, you can find him cutting Midlands’ hot water timings or cringing at “Save the Water.”

 

 

 

Aarti Malhotra, Class of 2020, joined Woodstock in 2016, and has been a member of The Woodstocker since fall 2017. She is also part of the Sanathandharam Auditorium Project, the Short Fiction Writing Club, and is working on starting a podcast with a close friend. She’s only afraid of her four-year-old sister.

 

 


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.

 

 


Sports editor

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”.

 

 

 


First Person editors

Ira Ahuja, Cass of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2014. She joined The Woodstocker in Fall 2019 and is excited to write for her school. She likes traveling and hanging out with her friends.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 


Media editor

Yash Kedia, Class of 2021


Cartoonist

Raymond Chirwa, Class of 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 


Staff

Tanvi Garg, Class of 2023, joined Woodstock in 2016 and has been a member of The Woodstocker since Fall 2019. She loves traveling and watching movies. In her free time, you would find her hanging out with her friends or eating.

 

 

 

 

Reya Gupta, Class of 2022, joined Woodstock in 2018 year, and has been a member of The Woodstocker since 2020. She is also involved a lot of music and theatre. She enjoys reading, writing and spending time with her friends.

 

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.

 

 

 

Anya Larssen, Class of 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nehi Malla, Class of 2022 joined Woodstock in 2019, and has been a member of The Woodstocker since 2020. She is involved in a lot of CARE projects. She likes the smell of rain and Jesus songs. Nothing else. Period.

 

 

 

 

Sanaya Mehta, Class of 2023, joined Woodstock in 2016 and has been a member of The Woodstocker since fall 2019. She is also a part of the yearbook business team and DOST- Not Just a Piece of Cloth (a women’s hygiene project). She loves listening to rap music and hanging out with her friends. In her free time, you can find her eating or binging Brooklyn 99.

 

 

 

Rewa Ngyami, Class of 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ruhani Verma, Class of 2023, joined Woodstock in 2016 and has been a member of The Woodstocker since Fall 2019. She plays the violin and is in the intermediate orchestra. She is also involved in a community engagement project. In her free time she likes to hang out with her friends.

 

 

 

 

Sehar Windlass, Class of 2023

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Advisors

Ms. Leaf Elhai taught high school English for five years in Boston before joining Woodstock School in fall 2018 and has assisted with The Woodstocker ever since. She is an avid consumer of long-form journalistic writing and investigative podcasts, and she enjoys creative writing.

Mr. Kailash Mani joined Woodstock in 2018, and has advised The Woodstocker since 2019. He enjoys helping students write organized, coherent and imaginative works, and he likes reading investigative journalism. In his free time, he likes to create art, listen to loud music and lift weights.