Renovated classroom looks traditional yet modern

Coming back from a lengthy winter break, students encountered caution tape planted outside HS20 with construction work finishing up inside. Unveiled this week, the classroom was no longer cold and dark. The newly renovated room looks neat and clean. Mr Sanjeev Puri, the school’s chief operating officer, gave students a tour of the space, emphasizing its […]

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White welcome to Trimester 3

Students woke up to a winter wonderland Friday after an overnight storm dumped snow and ice on Mussoorie. Classes continued as scheduled, but the Upper Years’ advisor night has been postponed until further notice. Photos by Dhrubhagat Singh and The Woodstocker staff

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Before moving on, Dr. Long reminisces

After seven years as Woodstock’s principal, the thoughtful and energetic Dr. Jonathan Long will move to new frontiers, effective at the end of the current academic year. Dr. Long originally joined as principal in 2011, coming from the United World College in Pune. He said, “While the UWC was a great school, students only came […]

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CIS team evaluation seems optimistic

A few weeks ago, the Council of International Schools (CIS) team visited Woodstock school. The team examined the school for a week and documented the information in the form of a report which was sent to the CIS Board of Directors. Woodstock is currently accredited with the Middle States Association (MSA), but the accreditation gets […]

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Netflix themed talent show nets applause and admiration

Lights off, and I’m cozy in my pajamas, lying back with a pillow under my head. Just another night settling into bed? No! This was the 2018 student talent show, spilling over with good times and great performances, a memorable experience for everyone who was there. For days before the event, the Class of 2020 […]

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Some balloons, candy wrappers, and kids fill the gym

Every year, the National Honor Society (NHS) organizes an event called “Big-Brother Big-Sister Day.” During this time, older students, from grades 9-12, partner with a younger student, from kindergarten to grade 6, and engage in numerous, fun activities. The Woodstocker caught up with the event, capturing Candy Land in the gym. Photos by Dhrubhagat Singh […]

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GAIL proves to be more than just a conference

The Global Alliance for Innovative Learning (GAIL) is a program offered by Woodstock that doesn’t just unite seven different nations but also brings together people with different ideas, opinions, and cultures from around the world. Every year, Woodstock takes a group of students to a different school that organizes the conference. Following the tradition, this […]

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NHS honors teachers on their special day

Since 1962, students across India celebrate Teachers Day every Sept. 5. Teachers Day began when a few students of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, India’s first vice-president and second president, suggested that they celebrate his birthday. He suggested that his students celebrate all teachers rather than just him on this day. For Indians, the day is an occasion […]

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