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Author: Lalitha Krishnan

26 May 30 minutes in a classroom: Hindi

This week begins a new fortnightly feature, "thirty minutes in a classroom". We asked new Development Associate, Prasanna Bista to attend a year six class and report back on the student learning experience at Woodstock. In weeks to come we will feature different classes and grades for you to enjoy. It...

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26 May Benefits of bilingualism

Woodstock students' ability to speak more than one language and the importance of aerobic exercise in the school curriculum are two factors contributing to our young people developing the crucial life skill of self control. So said Head of High School David Anderson in senior school assembly on Monday when expanding...

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25 May Excellence in music

"The music department would like to congratulate all of the students for their success through hard work and preparation" announced Mr Ravi Arthur at this morning's senior assembly. Forty five students undertook various grade level examinations with the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music Performance that was held...

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25 May Namden Chophel ’03 admitted to Supreme Court of India

Namdol Chophel '03 has been admitted to the Supreme Court of India. Here at Woodstock we take great pride in both celebrating and communicating our alumni achievements. We are delighted to announce to the Woodstock community Namdol's wonderful achievement. After graduating from Woodstock School, Namdol took a break from studies...

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25 May It’s s-no-w joke!

What is it about the first day of the Spring semester and the weather? Today rain, thunder, lightning and snow greeted students on the long walk up or down to school. The magnificent Himalayan environment in which we live and work was all the more stunning with a light covering...

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25 May New vision

New Woodstock Principal Dr Jonathan Long urged the community to "seek truth, appreciate beauty and respect difference" during his keynote speech at the staff pre-semester retreat last week. Dr Long, who comes to Woodstock after three years as Principal of UWC Mahindra College in Pune, encouraged staff to be a...

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25 May Back to school

Staff are beginning to return to Woodstock. It has so far been a cold and wet winter, but there are some blue skies now and again. The hills are still as beautiful, and the bazaar is cleaner than it's ever been. Click here for a short bazaar video at www.facebook.com/woodstockschool....

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29 Nov Preparing 21st century minds – and meeting alumni – in Boston

Four Woodstock faculty members (Amy Seefeldt, Academic Dean, Social Studies Teacher; Raymond Husthwaite, Head of the Science Department; Shubhra Chundawat Luukkonen, Grade 1 and 2 Teacher; and Greg Miller, Social Studies Teacher) attended a conference in Boston, November 16-19 with a staff development grant from FWS/WOSA-NA The grant was made...

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15 Nov Mish-Kid Mosaic

Amazon describes Philip Schoonmaker's ('66) new book, Mish-Kid Mosaic (True tales of India) as 'a compilation of fascinating short stories and brief flashbacks from the life and thoughts of an American missionary kid who grew up in India...

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02 Nov Power Women: two alumnae in the news

Power Women: two alumnae in the news Dr Shobha Arole '78 and Shama Zaidi '56 have featured in the Hindustan Times. In an article on The Power Women, Dr Arole and Shama Zaidi both refer to their education at Woodstock. Shama says "Theatre happened to me from the time I was...

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