The Revival of Woodstock

As the semester comes to a close, we wanted to reflect on some of the events in these past few months that have helped bring back a sense of normalcy to the Woodstock community. Coffee House At Coffee House, organised by CFI, students got the chance to express their creativity through music and poetry. Goal-A-Thon […]

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Movie Review: Moneyball

Today, in most sports more money equals more wins. So I was immensely amazed to find out that in the 2002 season of American baseball, the nation’s lowest-salaried Major League Baseball (MLB) team put together a 20-game winning streak, despite beginning the season with 11 consecutive losses. I believe ‘Moneyball’ is a movie nobody should […]

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Holistic Learning with Outdoor Ed Fridays

“When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”– John Muir Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, Woodstock School has nature at its fingertips. On the walk up to campus, students have become accustomed to the rustle of green leaves, bright, clear views, and […]

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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: 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. 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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Trump impacts students’ college choices

Donald Trump lives approximately 12,000 kilometers away from the well-guarded gates of Woodstock, but the 45th president of the United States of America has managed to affect and influence the lives of students here nonetheless. The current incumbent at the White House in Washington DC is renowned for his Islamophobic rhetoric and abusive disdain for […]

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Swish-A-Thon 2019 exhibited exemplary sportsmanship

Feb. 21, 2019. The highlights of the 5th Annual Swish-A-Thon were the sportsmanship and mutual respect depicted by several teams. This year, the money collected will be donated to Project Burans, an initiative part of the Emmanuel Health Association that promotes mental health in rural parts of Northern India. The organization is currently working in […]

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Parker Hall transformed into ‘Island’ of songs

The globe lights dim and the crowd simmers down. Everyone’s eyes reach out to the stage, eagerly waiting for the play to start. As a response to their yearning, gods, peasants, and city dwellers creep out one by one, to present the opening night of Once On This Island. A musical, set on a Caribbean […]

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Accepting Mr. Hubbard

Art teacher’s life goes beyond tolerance “Hey, how’re you doing?” That voice, usually so friendly, sounded like a threat: “How’s the article coming together?”   Man, I really need to find another way to get to the Media Center. “Great,” I replied, before shuffling away hurriedly. I didn’t have the heart to tell Mr. Hubbard […]

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He said, He said, He said: Namgyal, Vansh, Aadil

The Woodstocker is back with the He said/She said features on people at Woodstock School. Namgyal, Vansh, and Aadil are roommates and were asked a series of questions regarding their lifestyle. Please note: No answers were discussed.  Who’s the messiest room mate? Namgyal: Vansh sleeps on the floor.  Vansh: Aadil is the messiest roommate. He […]

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A Strong Support System – The Therapy You Need

To what extent does a support system influence your life? Is this influence positive or negative? These are the questions that I would like to answer. Let us start with an activity. On a scale of 1-10, how stressed or anxious do you feel, one being the lowest and ten being the highest? Many teenagers […]

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The Revival of Goal-a-thon 2022

After a long wait, the tenth edition of Goal-a-thon is finally here. The Woodstocker has decided to forecast this season for all the football geeks at school.   Boys: Pool 1 Game Winners Afrojacks vs Bouncy Bouncy Afrojacks  Afrojacks vs Grade 6 United Afrojacks Afrojacks vs How’s the Josh Afrojacks Bouncy Bouncy vs Grade 6 United […]

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She said, She said, She said: Sahana, Kiara, Gazal

The Woodstocker is back with the He said/She said features on people at Woodstock School. Sahana, Kiara, and Gazal are best friends and were asked questions to see who knows who the best. Please note: No answers were discussed.  What is Kiara’s favourite food? Gazal- Red bull Kiara- Red bull isn’t food. Gazal- Ya but she […]

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She said, She said, She said: Diya, Devyani, Shriya

The Woodstocker is back with the He said/She said features on people at Woodstock School. Diya, Devyani and Shriya are best friends and were asked questions to see who knows who the best. Please note: No answers were discussed.  What is Devyani’s jersey number?  Shriya : 7 or 11 Diya : It’s like a 14, no […]

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He said, She said: Angel, Mahima

Mahima and Angel are a couple in Woodstock who have been dating for a month. They were asked specific questions related to each other, to figure out who knows who better.  Please note: No answers were discussed.  What was your first impression of each other?  Mahima : I just remember him being really noticeable  Angel […]

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He said, She said: Mr Ady, Ms Priya

The Woodstocker is back with the He said/She said features on different couples at Woodstock School. How did you guys first meet?  Mr Manral: I remember meeting Priya in Ridgewood, in heavy rain! I think the school was just getting started after a break in the monsoon, and I had just joined Woodstock as a […]

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