Team effort makes my ego bow

Right, left, one, two, swish! And an uproar of glee. It was entirely my world, with my glory, with my trophies. When I first joined my old school, I was a mediocre basketball player. Though I made it on the team (barely), I was clearly the worst in the squad. I couldn’t cross-over, my shots […]

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Who do you look up to?

As youngsters, it is common to find ourselves being fascinated by superheroes and animated character on televisions. As a kid myself, I was awed by a robot cat and its magic pocket in the TV series: Doraemon. Inspired and pulped up by this character, I was determined to make a magic pocket once I grow […]

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Runners, coaches reflect on cross country success

On your marks, get set…” Clap! The Woodstock Invitational Race commenced as Mr. Dana Crider struck the white clapper and dozens of girls started running down the Chakkar. The tournament began with the opening of the senior boys and girls race on Saturday, Sept. 15, at 9 a.m. With the wishes and encouragements from the […]

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Stare right back

I was terrified and scared, but there was no one to reach out nor cry out for help. Yet, this experience gave me an enlightenment that I can only rely on these three people when I’m in need – me, myself, and I. It is the first day of my new school. I enter the […]

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Blind spots of Independence Days

How much do Woodstockers know about Indian and Korean Independence day? After talking to a small group of them, the answer seems to be: not much. All names have been removed to protect the innocent (and ignorant). Question: What is the precise date of the India-Pakistan Partition? What people thought: “I don’t know” and a […]

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Into the Wild: Dr. Carlos

Venturing into the literal wild, new staff leave the safety of their monkey-less roads and tackle the great unknown we call Woodstock. The Woodstocker caught up with some of them to chronicle the first chapter of their adventures. Born in Logroño, Spain, Dr. Carlos, Spanish and film teacher has come to Mussoorie, magnetized by the […]

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