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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Does WS prepare students for college? A clash in opinions

As the year slowly progresses, but at the same time hastily comes to an end, concerns of getting into college and starting from scratch is prevalent. Even though it might be too late, some students have started wondering about the efficacy the school in their academic preparation. They have different reasons to question the school’s […]

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Professional musicians send sound waves across Parker Hall

Susmit Singh, guitarist of the well known band ‘Indian Ocean,’ and Melanie Hardage, musician and parent of a Woodstock student, performed a spectacular concert at Parker Hall on February 21. There was a reasonable number of audience who came to witness the event, amounting up to a hundred on a busy Wednesday afternoon. Hardage had […]

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How should I fit in?

Vulnerability, defined by Google is “being exposed to the quality of being attacked or harmed, physically or emotionally.” It could be anything along the lines of being in a position which others could easily exercise their authority upon, or showcase emotions and feelings to be targeted at. Vulnerabilities are definitely a negative thing. In a […]

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A poetry night at the CFI

“Let’s cover our scented tampons in hairspray, light them on fire, and throw them at Maybelline’s headquarters.”- A line from Collapse the Economy recited by students.  November 2, 2017, dawn declared the beginning of some phenomenal poetry, deserts, and the gathering of a passionate group of people next to the bonfire, at the CFI. From teachers to […]

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A Week Away: India seen through 17th century eyes

When one talks about India, one could be referring to Bollywood, the Golden Age under Akbar, where culture and knowledge flourished, the Taj Mahal, the British Raj, and so on. But the most fascinating part about this is that, in India, you could get a glimpse of its history anywhere you lay foot, from the […]

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Anything and everything is offensive

The 21st century, nothing like anyone has ever seen before, gifts its citizens’ freedom and liberty to its fullest. The American dream promises the liberty of achieving what one wants through hard work without the restriction of race, gender, government or any sort of medium. I would say it is the freedom and liberty to […]

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