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Author: Will Ferguson

Don’t Bottle it Up

While every logical, environmental, and financial argument goes against bottled water, people still buy it.  Daeun Lee from the Class of 2020 asks why. As I observed how my Instagram feed was being painted with dying turtles and choking marine animals, I wondered if those images motivate people enough to make a...

Meeting the Board

On Friday 15 September, Students leaders involved in Community Engagement projects presented their work to the Woodstock School Board and General Body, explaining how their initiatives have impacted on their lives and those of people in the local community. Janvi Poddar from the Class of 2021 reports. Once every year, the Community...

Students Connect with Sanathan Dharam

Archita from the Class of 2021 writes about our Community Engagement project's partnership with Sanathan Dhraram, a girls' school in Mussoorie.  For the past three years now, Woodstock students who are engaged in Community Engagement, have been actively participating in making improvements to a government-aided school, Sanathan Dharam, which is attended...

What kinds of inequality, if any, are unjust?

Navya from the Class of 2020 has had her essay on the philosophy of gender inequality short-listed out of more than 3,600 entries for the New College of the Humanities Year 12 Essay Competition.  As I look out my bedroom window into the neighbour's garden, I see a young, beautiful girl...

Woodstock needs a watershed moment

Our student water conservation team works with the local community to tackle water scarcity in and around Woodstock and Mussoorie. Cofounder Dhrubhagat from the Class of 2020 identifies the pressing issues facing us around water conservation, and some of the practical solutions the team has identified to help Woodstock become more efficient in, and...

Entrepreneurship: Real-world Learning

Summer at Woodstock's Entrepreneurship Programme is an immersive experience which covers the processes and approaches startups use to achieve success. Summer at Woodstock Entrepreneurship participant Utsah and Faadumo from Woodstock's Class of 2021 write about their visit to Evolve, a social enterprise making plantable organic stationary and has a mission to sustainably...

Woodstock is an International Baccalaureate World School!  

We're delighted to announce that Woodstock is now officially an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School, with full authorisation for both the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). The Class of 2021 will be the first Woodstock students to graduate with both an American High School Diploma and the International...

Graduation 2019 – New destinations and challenges await

Tomorrow, the Class of 2019 graduates – a time of celebration – a day of great pride and accomplishment! Our graduates have come a long way and reached the end of a journey – their school days are over and now new journeys and new destinations await. Throughout life they...

Donor Spotlight – Taeho Kim

Taeho Kim became a parent at Woodstock when his son Jihoon joined Grade 8 in July 2018. Where are you from and what do you do? I am from Busan which is a large port city in South Korea and I am an inspector for the EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) for industrial machinery and...

Of Human Spectrum

After nearly seven years at Woodstock, art teacher Adam Hubbard and family are moving back to California. Anyone who has met Mr Hubbard knows that he's absolutely passionate about art, with infectious enthusiasm that has shaped the lives of many of those he has taught and worked with over the...