If plastic could speak…

I was just thrown away in the dustbin, crumpled, empty, and discarded. Everybody is ignoring me. No one pays attention to me. But guess what? I don’t end here. I feel “poised at the edge of the unknown.” Little do you know that my journey forward will “diverge with outcomes” that will impact nothing less […]

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How well do you know your JSB date?: Chittish and Syma

Woodstock is seeing juniors and seniors mingle and plan out their dates for the Junior-Senior Banquet that is coming up, on May 4th, 2019. Sophomores plan a night full of food and dancing for Woodstock’s very own prom. So in this season of love, The Woodstocker decided to find out how well these couples know […]

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Senior Spotlight: Anvi Lohia

Right from the start, Anvi Lohia, Class of 2019, has been known as one of the most dedicated and hard-working students in her class. With less than 50 days left for graduation, Lohia is trying to make most of her last few days in high school. Accepted into University of Chicago’s prestigious undergraduate program with […]

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Mrs. Bowling settles into new role

“When school started and the staff retreat happened, I was really excited,” Mrs. Renee Bowling said, on starting her new role as the Head of Upper Years. One of the biggest reasons that Mrs. Bowling was happy to get the role was to have the “opportunity to bring stability to the Upper Years.” It has […]

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Keeping up with Saira, part 1: ‘A long story’

Editor’s note: This is the first segment of a two-part sports feature on Saira Mehra. However proud Saira Mehra, Class of 2020, is of her athletic accomplishments, when she initially joined the cross country team, she never reckoned that fate would get her this far. “I didn’t know that this would be something that I […]

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CIS team evaluation seems optimistic

A few weeks ago, the Council of International Schools (CIS) team visited Woodstock school. The team examined the school for a week and documented the information in the form of a report which was sent to the CIS Board of Directors. Woodstock is currently accredited with the Middle States Association (MSA), but the accreditation gets […]

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Humans of Activity Week: Stories of struggle and success

Known as the “charming corn village of India,” Sainji is not just a village but a unique way of life. As we wandered from one house to another, we met people from different walks of life, and discovered passed-down secret stories of the village, making this trip more than just a required activity-week outing. When […]

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I failed my test

I have always loved science. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science – you name it! So, at the end of Grade 10, when we had to narrow down the number of classes and put a limit to the amount of AP’s we would take in grade 11, I was in a dilemma. I was absolutely confused […]

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Echoes from English Class: When Breath Becomes Air

A medium for students to pour out their vivid thoughts on the books assigned in their respective English classes, whether it be completely trashing it or applauding it, or something in between. “What makes life worth living in the face of death?” “What do you do when the future, no longer a ladder toward your […]

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