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T Z Chu ’52 Honoured for his Contributions to America

We take great pride and pleasure in announcing that our Distinguished Alumnus T Z Chu has been chosen among 20 immigrants in the USA, to be featured in National Museum of American History's (NMAH) new permanent exhibit, 'Many Voices One Nation', as someone who had made significant contributions to America. The...

Dorothy MacDonald
A Long Journey to Woodstock School By Lawrence MacDonald

Lawrence MacDonald visited Woodstock in August 2015. His mother, Dorothy Lockwood and his aunt, Anne Lockwood Romasco studied at Woodstock. When Lawrence arrived at the Alumni Office, he seemed perplexed, almost lost for words and rather emotional. Little did we know why. Talking to him made us realise the poignancy of his visit....

Drawn to Moths. Art and Enquiry at the Hanifl Centre.

Margaret Groff  has been walking her art students over to the Hanifl Centre the past few weeks to sketch a collection of moths. These sketches will be accurately enlarged, redone and displayed in school. The spectacular moth collection include some rare specimens that have been put together by Peter Smetacek and his team since...

Woodstock Jazz Band
WS Jazz Band and A Capella Group Going to Rock Delhi

Our Woodstock Jazz band led by Peter Millican will be performing at the Jazz Utsav  and several other locations in New Delhi this coming 5th, 6th and 7th.  Our A capella group will also be accompanying them.  The Jazz Utsav (and our band)  has been getting multiple coverage in the media. Below are links to...

War and Woodstock. Peter Vodicka’s Story

Peter Vodicka '57 was born in Czechoslovakia, spent part of his childhood in Woodstock School, (India) and presently lives in Australia!  When Peter and his wife, Rachel, visited us earlier this month, he kindly agreed to an interview where he recounted the horrors of war, the security of Woodstock and life thereafter.  [caption id="attachment_20364" align="aligncenter" width="201"] Peter Vodicka...

Raad Rahman via Guernica
“Will I Die a Muslim?” -Raad Rahman, Class of 2002

Raad Rahman writes about the reality of being a Muslim post Paris attacks.  An absolutely must read. "But I am done apologizing for extremist obscenities, because these extremist acts are not occurring in my name, and I have absolutely nothing to do with them."-Raad Rahman Click her to read her article (via Guernicamag.com):  https://www.guernicamag.com/daily/raad-rahman-will-i-die-a-muslim/ Raad...

Activity Week Photo Competition 2015

Photo and sketch entries for the Activity Week Photo Competition were displayed again this year at the Media centre.  All were good. Some were just outstanding. They were either well composed, or represented the subject in good light, were techincally sound, just made you smile or all of the above. Rather than being judged...

How to Drop an Egg From a 2 Storey Building Without Cracking it.

In their science class, Grade 9 students were challenged by their teacher Nishtha Daniel to design, build, test and evaluate a “safety device” that would protect a raw egg from cracking, when dropped from any height to describe a collision in terms of changing momentum, impulse, impact force and impact time.    "Students...

The Creativity in Their Genes

Edward de Bono once said, "Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way. Sujata Archer, Science teacher seems to  have done just that when she assigned her Grade 10 Honors Biology students to make 3-D DNA models.  Some of these atypical submissions might just make you see...

WS Students Meet Up With NDRI Scientists To Help Villagers

Students who are actively engaged in community engagement at Dunda and Nikurchi villages have discovered that that farmers in the area are finding it hard to make ends meet because of frequently failing harvests of their cash crops.  In an effort to improve the farmer’s lot, our students have been...