Worst flu season in years strikes campus

A terrible flu season has hit the Woodstock community. Since the start of the semester, the health center has been flooded with patients with flu-like symptoms⁠—including cough, cold, fever, and sore throat. The first week of school, however, was when the flu was most prevalent. Mrs. Alice Singh, a nurse at the health center, said, […]

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The perfect self-reproach

My parents have supported me for my entire life. They supported me when I wanted to be a football player, when I wanted to be a journalist, and now they support my dreams to become a lawyer. Then why do I feel like such a disappointment to my Dad? It all started only a few […]

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The troll team that reached the finals

“Most of our players still do not know how to play zone defense,” Siddharth Bhandari, Class of 2020, a starting player on one of the Swish-A-Thon finalist teams: Bhandari Bois, said. Bhandari Bois comprised of a member of the Win Mumby team, three players in the senior team, and four players who have never played […]

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The Swishathon team that shall reject them all

As the 5th annual Swishathon approaches, The Woodstocker has decided to forecast this tournament for all the basketball fans in our community. Disclaimer: These predicted scores are purely for entertainment   Girls Pool Group A Scores Group B Scores LesBeHonest vs F.R.I.E.N.D.S 6-4 Ice Cream vs ADIDAB 14-12 LesBeHonest vs Sunnyside Up 7-2 Ice Cream […]

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Review: Racing Extinction

“We can’t afford to keep making the same mistakes, because there’ll be nothing left.” The movie Racing Extinction draws attention to mankind’s role in the loss of at least half of the world’s species. Directed by Louie Psihoyos, an American scuba diver concerned with raising awareness to underwater life, the movie shows how commercialization of […]

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New coach pushes novel strategy for badminton teams

The senior girls badminton team dominated in a recent friendly match against Oak Grove held in the gym, winning all of the matches played. On the other hand, the intermediate girls team struggled in the friendly, losing nearly all of their matches. But the players still have more opportunities to improve their game. Instead of […]

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Individuals can make positive change on environment

During my first year at Woodstock, my fourth-grade teacher Mrs. Sue Rollins would take the whole class on a walk to the bazaar with a common mission: to spread awareness of the significance of climate change. To prepare for each trip, we spent weeks designing posters that conveyed the importance of climate change. Most of the […]

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Into the Wild: Ms. O’Neall

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. A few weeks ago in morning assembly, Woodstock welcomed the new general music teacher, Ms. Eileen O’Neall, […]

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Sixty Seconds

When you’re an eight-year-old, you’re worried about things like whether you can go outside or whether your parents make you do homework. All I was worried about was if my parents’ marriage would last. My parents had been married for 12 years then, and after every fight they had, my Mom would comfort me, telling […]

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Over the hills and far away: Mrs. Crider

As the academic year comes to an end, several staff members prepare to leave.  Hence, The Woodstocker caught up with some of them to dig into their thoughts and future endeavors. Why are you leaving? Many reasons, but mostly family. Where are you going? Florida, USA. What has WS taught you? You are never too […]

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