Dr. Carlos moves on to his next adventure

As the academic year comes to an end, several staff members prepare to leave or have already departed. Hence, The Woodstocker caught up with some of them to dig into their thoughts and future endeavors. Carlos Izquierdo, Spanish as well as Film and Media teacher, fondly known as “don” Carlos by his students, is one […]

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Truly embracing black culture

When George Floyd, a 46-year old black man was brutally murdered by Minneapolis police on May 25, 2020, many Americans and people all over the world opened their eyes to a very harsh reality. Black lives are constantly disregarded, anti-black sentiment continues to exist in many communities and systemic violence against black people is disturbingly […]

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Racism at Woodstock: fact or fiction?

Are you a racist? No? Think again.  Racism has suddenly become a flashpoint between citizens and governments across the world, especially the United States.  You have probably heard about the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests, which were triggered when George Floyd, an unarmed African American man, was brutally killed by a white police officer in […]

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A Racist Sandwich

There I stood impatiently in the front of the line, in the cool scent of chocolate chip cookies and steamed ham. Behind me are a middle-aged woman with bruise-like dark circles and a professional businessman in a typical white suit yapping to his dangling wireless earphone, all of us trying to get a sandwich at […]

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11 movies you don’t want to miss out on

Following the list of recommended TV shows, we have also come up with a list of old but gold movies if you are looking for something shorter and less time consuming. Forrest Gump Forrest Gump, starring Tom Hanks, is a 1994 comedy about a man with a low IQ which causes him to get bullied. […]

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Summer recommendations to binge watch

As we conclude the 2019-2020 academic year, The Woodstocker decided to recommend a list of the best and worst TV shows, mainly on Netflix, to all students and staff during quarantine to keep you busy while resting at home.  Shows recommended: Money Heist Money Heist is a spanish TV series in which a criminal mastermind […]

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Departing teachers say goodbye

As the academic year comes to an end, several staff members prepare to leave or have already departed. Hence, The Woodstocker caught up with some of them to dig into their thoughts. This video is a compilation of their favorite moments at the school. Victor Pashuk is the sports editor for The Woodstocker

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Imagining, creating, and growing: Ms. Seefeldt’s journey

As the academic year comes to an end, several staff members prepare to leave or have already departed. Hence, The Woodstocker caught up with some of them to dig into their thoughts and future endeavors. Ms. Amy Seefeldt, ToK teacher and Director of the CFI, is a very familiar face in our community — one that most […]

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Social media: Is something wrong?

Social Media has undoubtedly become a huge part of our lives over the past few years. Apps like Instagram, Snapchat, Whatsapp, Tik Tok, and many more have taken over so many aspects of our lives. Frankly, it’s hard to imagine our lives without them. But, does that mean we’re using it right? The answer isn’t as […]

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Sophomores face disappointment due to school closure

The school has finished its sixth week of distance learning after the spread of COVID-19. Alongside spending time with family and face-timing friends, students are having classes every day to get the most out of this situation. However, many grades are greatly affected by this, with Grade 10 as no exception.  For starters, the IB […]

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