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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Into the Wild: Mr. Alex

Venturing into the literal wild, new staff leave the safety of their monkey-less roads and tackle the great unknown we call Woodstock. The Woodstocker caught up with some of them to chronicle the first chapter of their adventures. Mr Alex Heetland has begun his term as a choir and music theory teacher at Woodstock this […]

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Despite laws, society keeps people from coming out

“Why is straight the default?” — Love, Simon. We live in a world where IPC section 377 — which states that states that “whoever voluntarily has carnal inter­course against the order of nature with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished” — has been abolished. Similarly, the Interim Constitution of Nepal, 2063 [2007 AD], […]

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Why death cannot do us apart

When the 1971 Liberation War was going on in Bangladesh, thousands of young and hot-headed men walked out of their homes. Rising up to fight for the sake of their motherland and their freedom, they were selfless. Amongst the rabble of those men, stood a person who never chased any glory or personal gain, just […]

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People’s experiences of Sadie Hawkins

There was much anticipation for this year’s Sadie Hawkins. The theme was “Secret Garden.” People were all decked, dressed, and ready for the event on a cold October night. Many showed up in beautiful dresses and formal suits with dates or friends by their side. Despite the hype, not everyone had a pleasant experience. Some […]

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Bitter conflicts bring sweetness to life

I always thought that I was able to differentiate “true friends” from “just friends.” Yet, an uncomfortable truth dawned upon me in grade eight, which made me realized that I was not able to. Making new friends has always been one of my favourite things, despite the fact that I have struggled so far to identify “true […]

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