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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School hosts first-ever TEDx event

With the aim of enlightening young minds with new ideas, the school hosted its first-ever TEDx Woodstock School, event on Nov. 23, 2019 at Hanifl Centre.  TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design. TEDx WoodstockSchool was a half-day event curated by a select group of highly motivated students, headed by Navya Sethi, Class of 2020, […]

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Homecoming Mela cures nostalgia

The numerous alums who are constantly occupied by their work and several other duties along with current students, staff, and parents came together last weekend to attend another one of Woodstock’s annual Homecoming Melas, which was hosted by the alumni department along with their team of 16 student interns.  Since the school has experienced massive […]

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Indian Cultural Week conveys Gandhi’s virtues

When the word Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, or the various monikers associated with him, such as the likes of ‘Bapu’ and  ‘Mahatma’, are first heard, minds often swirl around the tapestry of many shades in which he painted the world.  People think of India’s impassioned struggle with the British or maybe, the Salt Satyagraha and the […]

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Dengue outbreak strikes Doon

A sudden outbreak of dengue fever has struck Dehradun valley, putting a halt to several school trips to Dehradun over the next week. On Sep. 26, the school received an email from Mr. Ethan vanDrunen, Vice Principal, regarding the immediate cancellation of events such as the district basketball tournaments, the climate strike, and the Activity […]

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Theft robs students of comfort

There have been multiple reports of repeated acts of theft in Midlands since the start of the academic year.  Although several announcements and sessions have been held, the girls continue to experience loss of expensive personal belongings including large sums of money.  “Most of us have a really busy week. We do not stay in […]

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IB transition brings tension

Starting the 2019 academic year, the Class of 2021 entered the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP), discontinuing the Advanced Placement curriculum, with mixed reception. The preparation for the transition started in September 2018: every week, students attended extensive sessions about the courses offered, the grading format, and more. In addition, teachers attended workshops throughout the […]

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School renovation begins with the walk

The renovation of the path up to school is one of the most prominent developments of the semester. Being a central part of every student’s life, the change has not gone unnoticed.  As most students were unaware of the renovation, they were surprised by the new stone-based path.  Mr. Raveesh Dogra, Head of the Estates […]

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