Best pathways to education are rugged and steep

As Woodstock students, we live in one of the most beautiful parts of India, the foothills of the Himalayas. This biodiverse location is what makes outdoor education such a valuable part of the curriculum. Woodstock seeks to educate each one of its pupils through the environment around us. However, I fear that the school’s outdoor […]

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One hundred days of Cook: an update on new leadership

After Dr. Jonathan Long’s departure at the end of the last academic year, Dr. Craig Cook, our newly appointed principal, had big shoes to fill. Dr. Long was loved by the community, and many doubted if the administration could find someone who was good enough to replace him.  On November 14, Dr. Cook completed his […]

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Far, far away: bonding at a tiger reserve

Little kids chuckled all around me as they ran across the playground of a small government school, just a few kilometers from our resort. I hid behind one of the broken walls of the main school building with little Sunita, while one of the other kids looked for us. We were playing hide and seek.  […]

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Badminton​ season opens with a smash

School has just been in session for a month, and the Badminton team has already displayed their high-level skills through their achievements. In a recent tournament held at Wynberg Allen school, the senior girls’ team won gold, and the boys’ teams came second.  The senior girls’ team was represented by Kiara Reavan and Frizia Rounak, […]

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MY goes offline for a week

The MY (Middle Years) No Device Week, is exactly what it sounds like — a week of minimal screen time for middle years students.  Once every semester, for a week, students learn, play, and live without the assistance of technology. This year, No Device Week was the last week of August, from August 26 to […]

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Principal Search: Dr. Potter wishes to elicit creative freedom

As the term for the current principal, Dr. Jonathan Long, comes to a close, the new principal candidates, artfully chosen by the Search Committee, have briefly visited the school. In this series, we introduce the candidates and their educational philosophies: Dr. Lance Potter is originally from Sitka, Alaska, and grew up in Thailand. After graduating […]

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Extensive search for new principal gets underway

After receiving the news of Dr. Jonathon Long’s departure, The Board of Directors embarked on the process of finding a new principal, setting up a committee that is hoping to find the new leader before the end of the school year. Out of a pool of more than 600 applicants, the committee shortlisted 25. After […]

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Screens are not just for teens anymore

Today, it’s not just teenagers and adults who are struggling to find a balance between the virtual world and the real world. Even little children are often found glued to screens. Most parents in the world today are concerned about what screen time may be doing to their kids’ mental and physical wellbeing. One of […]

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