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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Library goes back in time

For the first time ever, International Literacy Day was celebrated on campus. Students had the opportunity to learn about the advancement in scriptures and writings which has taken place over thousands of years. Students from Government Primary School, Mussoorie were also invited to this event. The library staff organised a couple of educational activities for […]

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Insect infestation bugs dorms

On Sunday, Aug 25, Hostel was immersed in the unpleasant sound of a fire alarm that drove people out of their rooms to inquire about the situation.  The alarm was triggered by someone accidentally spraying deodorant near the smoke alarm in their room as an attempt to kill some bugs. Many in Hostel were perplexed […]

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Worst flu season in years strikes campus

A terrible flu season has hit the Woodstock community. Since the start of the semester, the health center has been flooded with patients with flu-like symptoms⁠—including cough, cold, fever, and sore throat. The first week of school, however, was when the flu was most prevalent. Mrs. Alice Singh, a nurse at the health center, said, […]

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MY Goes Offline for a Week

The MY (Middle Years) No Device Week, is exactly what it sounds like — a week of minimal screen time for middle years students.  Once every semester, for a week, students learn, play, and live without the assistance of technology. This year, No Device Week was the last week of August, from August 26 to […]

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