Once on this mountain: Ms. Annie

As we begin our new academic year, we welcome many new staff members. The Woodstocker caught up with some of them to chronicle the first chapter of their adventures.   Where are you coming from?  I just spent four years teaching Grade 6 Humanities and EAL at the American International School in Dhaka, Bangladesh.  Prior to […]

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Once on this mountain: Ms. Deneene

As we begin our new academic year, we welcome many new staff members. The Woodstocker caught up with some of them to chronicle the first chapter of their adventures. “It was a beautiful evening, the clouds were out, the sun was shining, and I said to myself ‘You know what? I’m going to move here one […]

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Tigers repeat as Doon Cup champs

“I’ll be surprised if we win, but I’ll also be surprised if we lose,” said Kuhu Singh, Class of 2021, said before heading off for this year’s Doon Cup. The senior girls football team has been with three coaches in the past two years: Mr. Francisco, Mr. Puri, and Mr. Hubbard. But they worked past […]

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Presidential candidates envision better school

In the past few weeks, there has been an intense student-body presidential race. As an effort to disseminate each candidate’s ideas, The Woodstocker caught up with them. Veer Arya, running for the position of school president, has maintained a theme of channelling student voices throughout his campaign; Arya’s slogan is “Speak Up.” He believes that […]

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10 things to do before graduation

As of April 30, 2019, with only 25 days left for the Class of 2019, The Woodstocker decided to create it’s very own Bucket list for the seniors. Being at Woodstock is an amazing experience and it would be regretful if one didn’t enjoy everything it has to offer before moving on. 10. Go on […]

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Leaving home does not mean losing home

A new home. After 14 years of living in the same place, with the same people, and the same routine, I was suddenly yanked out of the familiar routine to all that was full of the unexpected. I was happy where I was before; I had great friends, amazing teachers and lots of fun. I […]

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Technician reveals importance of silent strength

While the science department experiences frequent change, with teachers coming and leaving annually, one face remains a constant. Vinod Tonk, or Vinod-ji, has been a part of Woodstock for 24 years and currently works as a lab assistant. He is loved among all students. “He always answers my questions, and he doesn’t judge me even […]

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Friendships blossom on Valentine’s Day

Each year on February 14, many exchange flowers, chocolates, candy and declarations of love. This day, dedicated to love and romance, is named after Saint Valentine and dates back to the late 5th century. At school, STUCO members did their utmost to facilitate the festival of romance by acting as a middle man to buy […]

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Review: Les Grands Espirits

Education is a leading issue in today’s world, especially in less economically developed areas. This happens because qualified teachers are usually unwilling to work in such areas. Les Grands Esprits, a film by Olivier Ayache-Vidal, is about schools in smaller and more troubled areas in France where the standard of education is not the same […]

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