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Reimagining our Learning Spaces – HS20

One of our key strategic priorities for 2019 is reimagining the school’s learning spaces. Supported by this year’s Annual Fund Appeal, it is our ambition to remodel our classrooms to create functional and aesthetic spaces in which our students can develop their full potential. During the Winter break, work began...

Jobs in India in 2030 – what awaits us all?

Many of today's students will soon be part of India's growing young workforce. Grade 10 student Anchal Agrawal looks at the factors which will impact on the nation's demographic dividend over the coming years, a subject with touches on her interests of Economics, Mathematics and Geography. "I chose to research...

Woodstock Receives CIS Accreditation

We are proud to announce that Woodstock is now a Council of International Schools (CIS) accredited school.  CIS is a global membership community working collaboratively to shape international education through professional services to schools, higher education institutions, and individuals. Its members include many of the best international schools around the world. The final award...

Eva Ruth Forsgren: 1932-2018

Eva Ruth Forsgren of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away October 20, 2018.  Her three children survive her:  Thomas Forsgren (Mumbai, India), Peter Forsgren (Vienna, Austria), and Sarah Forsgren Klein (Maineville, Ohio). She also has seven grandchildren.  Eva was predeceased by her loving husband of sixty years, Robert Forsgren. Eva was born...

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"]  ...