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In Memoriam, Fall 2018

We share obituaries of four Woodstock alumni who passed away in 2018: David Robert Moomaw '40; Charles W. Reckard; Dilshad Najmuddin and Lois Augusta (Duerksen) Deckert.   David Robert Moomaw '40 - FEBRUARY 13, 1924 – JANUARY 21, 2018 Dr. David R. Moomaw, an internist and cardiologist who practiced medicine in Jacksonville for over fifty years, died peacefully at home...

Graduation speeches 2018

Key speeches from 2018 Graduation service, including from Valedictorian Hyechan Jun, Salutatorian Hah Yeon Lee, and guest speaker, former Head of High School, Jonathan Seefeldt ’00.   Valedictorian Hyechan Jun   To be perfectly honest, I have no idea what I’m doing up here. Clearly I must have done something right to be standing in front of...

Woodstock School announces the search for a new Principal

After eight years as Woodstock School’s Principal, Dr Jonathan Long is moving on to a new challenge in June 2019. His leadership has had a huge impact on Woodstock today and will help to shape its future for years to come, and both he and Mrs Sue Long have been...

The Art of Global Citizenship

At Woodstock, this is what embodies global citizenship: "A global citizen is someone who is aware of and understands the wider world and has the disposition to transcend cultural, religious, and socio-economic difference in pursuit of the common good. Global citizens understand the only concept of 'we' that matters is the one that...

Social Anxiety Unfounded?

Teenagers say that social media provides them a valuable source of creative self-expression and makes them feel less lonely and more connected. So are parental concerns about social media unfounded? Woodstock Principal Dr Jonathan Long explores the ways, both good and bad, in which the technology can affect young people's...

Sadie 2018 – in pictures

On Saturday students celebrated Sadie Hawkins, a US and Woodstock tradition, where young women ask young men to accompany them to a dinner and dance. Photos: Kittapa Sasivimonpan [gallery size="large" columns="1" link="file" ids="31287,31294,31278,31282,31280,31295,31284,31285,31288,31296,31276,31283,31299,31275,31293,31281"]  ...

Jump start for 19th Win Mumby Basketball Tournament

Sixteen teams are converging on Woodstock School for the nineteenth Win Mumby All-India Basketball Tournament. The championship starts on today and runs until Saturday 3 November. This year, the participating boys’ teams are: Apex Public School (Delhi), The Asian School (Dehra Dun), The Doon School (Dehra Dun), Modern School (Delhi), Motilal...

Dorothy Vaugh Whitcomb ’42: June 8, 1924 – September 15, 2018

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Dorothy Vaugh Whitcomb, Woodstock alumnus and long-time supporter of the school archives, passed away on September 15, 2018. With heartfelt condolences to John, Cate, Patricia, Robert and the entire Whitcomb family from Woodstock School.   Dorothy passed away peacefully on September 15, 2018...

Art on a Giant Scale

Grade 6 art students have been developing their observational skills by going big on some everyday items. Imagining themselves as giants, they've made huge replicas of some of their favourite foods and toys in Miss Genevieve's class. Blowing these up to such a colossal scale compels students to examine items they may...

MARY LOU SAHLSTROM ’45: MARCH 16, 1928 – AUGUST 15, 2018

It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Woodstock alumna Mary Lou Sahlstrom passed away on August 16, 2018. With heartfelt condolences to her family from Woodstock School.   Mary Louise “Mary Lou” Sahlstrom, 90, of Onalaska, WI and formerly of Waseca, MN passed away at her home on Wednesday, August...