Sophomores face disappointment due to school closure

The school has finished its sixth week of distance learning after the spread of COVID-19. Alongside spending time with family and face-timing friends, students are having classes every day to get the most out of this situation. However, many grades are greatly affected by this, with Grade 10 as no exception.  For starters, the IB […]

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Presidential candidates make their pitches

With StuCo elections around the corner, The Woodstocker interviewed the four presidential candidates. This is what we asked. Here is what you need to know. The female candidates are Aadya Aryal and Jigmet Angmo. The male candidates are Suryansh Singh and Mukhtar Mohamed. What is your vision for the school? Aadya: Building an environment of […]

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Distance learning signals disadvantages

On March 23, Zoom online classes officially began. This popular online platform is being used worldwide due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Although a great way to communicate during this pandemic, distance learning via Zoom has its disadvantages. For one, many can agree that it is harder to concentrate during classes from the comfort of […]

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Online classes create barriers in learning for many

As the world battles several different crises in the midst of a pandemic, millions of students around the globe are struggling to keep up with their education. Earlier this month, the school made the decision to remain closed for the rest of the academic year. However, to continue educating its students, the school formulated a plan […]

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School turns to technology due to Coronavirus outbreak

As students look forward to completing the last week of school before mid-term-break, teachers have started training with Ms. Vimmi Dang, executive assistant, for the upcoming parent-teacher conferences. Due to the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus, parents will not be permitted to enter school premises as precautionary measures and will have to meet with their […]

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Racism spreads along with coronavirus

At the start of the year, winter break was extended for students for a few days due to heavy snowfall. Then, as news spread about the Coronavirus, to avoid any liability in the event of cases, the administration decided to make attendance optional for two more weeks. Additionally, the school sent out an email that […]

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The return of Love, Simon

This Valentine’s day, on Feb. 14, the school screened Love, Simon, an American romantic comedy. Roughly twenty students and five staff members attended the event.  When the movie was initially released in March 2018, Mr. Dylan Bach, learning support teacher, pushed for the movie to be screened at the school. The original idea behind screening the […]

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One semester in, DP concerns still linger

With the school’s decision to change its curriculum and adapt the IB Diploma Programme (DP), came several questions, concerns, and controversies. Now, Woodstock’s first IB batch, the Class of 2021, has already started their second semester in the DP. Even after an entire semester, the anxiety and angst among teachers and students seem only to […]

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Third Annual Poetry Out Loud expresses emotions

The third annual Poetry Out Loud (POL) recitation competition took place on Friday, November 29. Hallways were filled with excited chatter, warming up the atmosphere.  The week before the final event in Parker Hall, all Upper Year students participated in POL, reciting poems in their English classes, making it an event that truly encompassed the […]

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