Sandstone and marble create Indian history

On Feb. 14, 2019. 9:00 p.m, the Advanced Art and Indian History students rushed towards the buses with their hands full of luggage, heading to the Dehradun train station. Until Feb. 17, the Art trip was going to merge with the Indian history trip to observe the grand architecture of Agra. At about 11:00 p.m, […]

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Swish-A-Thon 2019 exhibited exemplary sportsmanship

Feb. 21, 2019. The highlights of the 5th Annual Swish-A-Thon were the sportsmanship and mutual respect depicted by several teams. This year, the money collected will be donated to Project Burans, an initiative part of the Emmanuel Health Association that promotes mental health in rural parts of Northern India. The organization is currently working in […]

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Finding friendship on the peak

It is 12 a.m. and my teeth are chattering; I feel my lungs shiver. But despite the cold and the lack of sleep, my eyes abruptly open in the dark. I swiftly get out of the sleeping bag, not because I want to, but out of obligation. Responsibility sits heavily on my shoulders from last […]

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Are you sabotaging your well-being for an acceptance letter?

With the pressure of college deadlines, retaking the SAT, and having the perfect GPA, students’ shoulders slouch with each tormenting day. As soon as gaiety takes over after finishing the October SAT, many go back to the agonizing routine of preparing for the December one. But it isn’t solely the SAT. There’s the TOEFL, subject […]

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Final call on Goal-A-Thon prompts ambiguity and friendship

In the U.S Grand Slam Open finals last weekend, a reffing mistake left Serena Williams hysterical. The chair umpire, Ramos, penalized Williams for on-court coaching which she acutely denied, consequently leading to Naomi Osaka’s win. Similarly, Woodstock too had its very own controversial reffing blunder at Goal-A-Thon boys’ finals this year, which took place on […]

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This year’s tournament goal: help Kerala

In response to the flooding in Kerala, this year’s Goal-A-Thon charity money will go to fund the Emmanuel Health Association’s work in the affected region. Students learned about the initiative at the Friday, Aug. 24, assembly during which Dr. George Clarence, a doctor at Landour Community Hospital, a part of the Emmanuel Hospital Association, spoke […]

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New schedule presents challenges and opportunities

When students dispersed after the first assembly of the academic year, in order to save paper, they were instructed to fill out their own schedules with the help of Skyward. Soon, the high school hallways were drowning with loud chattering and hysterical shouts. Many had five classes a week; normally, one would have five a […]

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Into the Wild: Mrs. Catherine

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. “It seemed like it would be nice to move to India to the civilized world,” said Mrs. […]

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Juniors run for school president

The Student Council presidential speeches for the upcoming academic year were held in Parker Hall on Monday, April 16. The three candidates running for office are Khushi Agrawal, Meher Datta, and the only male candidate, Kritin Garg, all from the Class of 2019. Datta was the first on stage, starting by explaining her reason for […]

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