Johnny finds his sons: a Swish-A-Thon troll reflects

Talentless, jobless, and shameless people often tend to make troll teams… Or should I say: athletic, charitable, and entertaining people end up in troll teams. I happen to be one of those people who often show up in troll teams, not only the latter characteristics but a mixture of all those six traits.   I […]

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Keeping up with Saira, part 2: She got away

Editor’s Note: This is the second segment of a two-part sports feature on Saira Mehra. Her extra-curricular schedule alone speaks for herself; Monday: basketball, Tuesday: cross country, Wednesday: basketball, Thursday: cross country, Friday: basketball, Saturday: cross country, then basketball. There’s also music practice and Community Engagement. Still, Saira Mehra, Class of 2020, is best known […]

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Humans of Activity Week: Gratefully a teenager

A group of 25 students and staff members reached Camp Hornbill, situated in a village called Kyari in Uttarakhand on the morning of Oct. 8, 2018. We were at Nainital to visit the famous Jim Corbett National Park. We were told that it will be like a resort, however, in reality, it seemed more like […]

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Sadie’s most deftly dressed

“Everybody is beautiful in their own way” is a cliche that accurately describes Sadie Hawkins 2018. With all the attendees looking absolutely stunning, here are some of the best-dressed people. “I liked the idea of it…” “Long and Elegant.” “I needed a dress…” “Unique and Classy.” “Maximalism at its best.”   Edited by Nalin Mahajan […]

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Eternally internal

“Wake up Shivaansh! Wake up!” Mr. Jelaji, my Ridgewood dorm parent, said early in the morning of March 29 last year. I asked him why he was waking me up at 8 o’clock in the morning. He said that there was an emergency at home and that I was to go get my phone from […]

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The Goalathon team that shall trump them all

As the ninth edition of Goal-a-thon approaches in a couple of days, The Woodstocker has decided to forecast this season for all the football geeks at school.   Girls- Group A Scores Group B Scores Fanxy vs Kung Fu Fighters 2-0 Seniors got Messi vs F.R.I.E.N.D.S 3-0 Fanxy vs Thotimus Prime 2-1 Seniors got Messi vs Karate Kids […]

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Into the Wild: Ms. Tanji

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. “I thought it was just the school for me,” said Ms. Loubna, the new Upper Years French […]

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Over the hills and far away: Mr. and Mrs. Webb

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. Mr. David and Mrs. Heather Webb, the married couple who came to Woodstock, seven years ago in July 2011, will be leaving the campus […]

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IB shift impacts current students

It’s almost been a year since Woodstock began the transition of its educational program from Advanced Placement (AP) to the well known, Middle Years Program (MYP) and IB Diploma Program (IBDP), something that felt a little bizarre to many students. This was because it was not the entire school which was shifting to IB. The […]

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