‘019 Imperium graduation in photos

The end of May marks a bittersweet period, when seniors graduate and move on to the next chapter of their lives at college. This year, the Class of 2019, Imperium, will be brand-new alumni, forever embedding themselves in the extended network of Woodstock School. As Imperium departs, The Woodstocker documented the fervor of their graduation […]

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Acute pollen season raises concerns about health, environment

The onset of spring in Mussoorie this year was accompanied by a particularly prolonged and severe pollen season. Thin blankets of pollen dust tinted the entire town a yellowish-green, raising concerns not only about its repercussions on allergies, but its reflection of climate change as well.   This seasonal anomaly appears to be a part […]

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Presidential candidates envision better school

In the past few weeks, there has been an intense student-body presidential race. As an effort to disseminate each candidate’s ideas, The Woodstocker caught up with them. Veer Arya, running for the position of school president, has maintained a theme of channeling student voices throughout his campaign; Arya’s slogan is “Speak Up.” He believes that […]

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Dr. Long hands over the baton to Dr. Cook

After four months of vigorous and thorough search for a new principal, the Woodstock Community was informed on April 12, 2019 about the appointment of Dr. Craig Cook as principal designate of Woodstock. The board of directors unanimously chose Dr. Cook as the principal, with the belief that he would be an outstanding educational leader. […]

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Principal Search: Mr. Draper questions the insurmountable

As the term for the current principal, Dr. Jonathan Long, comes to a close, the new principal candidates, artfully chosen by the Search Committee, have briefly visited the school. In this series, we introduce the candidates and their educational philosophies: Mr. Chris Draper, the sole British candidate amongst three American candidates, obtained his education at […]

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Principal Search: Dr. Engstrom imagines leading the school

As the term for the current principal, Dr. Jonathan Long, comes to a close, the new principal candidates, artfully chosen by the Search Committee, have briefly visited the school. In this series, we introduce the candidates and their educational philosophies: Dr. John Engstrom was educated at Wheaton College (B.Sc.), State University of New York at […]

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Principal Search: Dr. Potter wishes to elicit creative freedom

As the term for the current principal, Dr. Jonathan Long, comes to a close, the new principal candidates, artfully chosen by the Search Committee, have briefly visited the school. In this series, we introduce the candidates and their educational philosophies: Dr. Lance Potter is originally from Sitka, Alaska, and grew up in Thailand. After graduating […]

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Principal Search: Dr. Cook leads through the lens of a sociologist

As the term for the current principal, Dr. Jonathan Long, comes to a close, the new principal candidates, artfully chosen by the Search Committee, have briefly visited the school. In this series, we introduce the candidates and their educational philosophies: Dr. Craig Cook attended Biola University to get his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, and Manila […]

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New science teachers discover gravity of the hillside

With the departure of a few members of staff from the science department, this trimester, the school welcomed three new teachers: Ms. Louise Du Toit, Mr. Anthony Hyde, and Dr. Mayukh Banik. With many decades of experience in teaching, the new teachers are all looking forward to their Woodstock experience. Mr. Hyde discovered Woodstock “way […]

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