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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Trump impacts students’ college choices

Donald Trump lives approximately 12,000 kilometers away from the well-guarded gates of Woodstock, but the 45th president of the United States of America has managed to affect and influence the lives of students here nonetheless. The current incumbent at the White House in Washington DC is renowned for his Islamophobic rhetoric and abusive disdain for […]

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Former teenagers pretend to be teenagers

What is it like to have a crush on someone who does not like you back, and who does not have a great character, but you are still crazy about that person? Students found out the answers from a staff musical. On Feb. 13-14, with catchy songs, amusing scenes, and amazing acting, the staff brought […]

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Screens are not just for teens anymore

Today, it’s not just teenagers and adults who are struggling to find a balance between the virtual world and the real world. Even little children are often found glued to screens. Most parents in the world today are concerned about what screen time may be doing to their kids’ mental and physical wellbeing. One of […]

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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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Humans of Activity Week: Guiding the guileless

“Come on guys, let’s go!” Sanjeev Rai, the White Magic company’s main guide for Woodstock’s Friendship Peak expedition, shouted. But even though he easily outclassed his clients in terms of fitness and experience, Mr. Rai never charged ahead. Instead, he took the rear, carrying roughly twice the load of his wards with ease while constantly […]

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Space cadets describe turbulent flight to victory

“We started this Passage a year ago, sitting on a bench in the Peace Garden … thinking of where we would be in a year,” Anirudh Aggarwal, Class of 2020 and co-founder of the NASA Passage at Woodstock, said. Recently, Aggarwal, along with co-founder Joshua Lyndem, Class of 2020, and eight other members, from the […]

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Accepting Mr. Hubbard

Art teacher’s life goes beyond tolerance “Hey, how’re you doing?” That voice, usually so friendly, sounded like a threat: “How’s the article coming together?”   Man, I really need to find another way to get to the Media Center. “Great,” I replied, before shuffling away hurriedly. I didn’t have the heart to tell Mr. Hubbard […]

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