Prominent scientist encourages new ideas to solve world problems

According to Dr. Amory Lovins, much-needed sustainable development will never be achieved if we continue with our traditional outlook. “Think outside the box,” he said. Dr. Lovins, an environmental engineer, physicist, advisor to heads of state and co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Institute (a thinking and doing tank), spoke to staff and students at Midlands […]

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Math and Science changes fail to add up

It’s the third week of school, in the early phases of the second semester, and students of every grade are working hard and preparing for the final and AP exams in the next couple of months. However, some students are doing better than others. For Woodstock’s Precalculus, AP Calculus, and Advanced and AP Chemistry students, […]

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A Week Away: Mules, Mountains and Me

“Chai! Chai!” came the call from Surender, one of the five guides (“bhaiya”) accompanying the Braadsaar expedition. The eleven residents slowly roused to the call for 6:30am tea. I sat up in my sleeping bag, slowly gathering up the courage to brave the frigid morning air. So began Day One of the Baradsaar expedition-a grueling […]

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Chess prodigy checks competition

“Checkmate,” says Khaled Bagh, Class of 2018, as he flashes a friendly smile while pushing his queen forward to win yet another chess match. His vanquished opponent doesn’t seem unhappy at all either, smiling right back through the obligatory handshake. After all, very few people who go up against the 18-year-old actually hope to win. “He’s […]

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