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Author: Will Ferguson

21 Sep Bang a drum

On Wednesday, Grade 6 students put on a special show for the Grade 5 class. The performance, which featured the students' own compositions, is the culmination of weeks of work. Since the start of the school year they've been honing their skills in rhythm using the djembe (African drum), wood block,...

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21 Sep Practicing diplomacy

Last week Parker Hall was transformed into the UN General Assembly for a mock Model United Nations (MUN) conference. The rehearsal, which was organised by seniors Noah and Egor with faculty support, saw students from across upper years taking part. Participating in MUN is a powerful way for students to learn...

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14 Sep In the running

Tuesday saw our running teams compete against schools in the Wynberg Allen Cross Country Invitational. The contest included five girls' teams - Mussoorie International School, Tibetan Home School, Waverly Convent School, Wynberg Allen School and Woodstock - and four boys' teams - Welham Boys School, Tibetan Home School, Wynberg Allen School and...

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14 Sep Face the music

This week we had a bumper music recital, with eight students performing, alongside Woodstock staff and alumni. They are (pictured left to right) Jaekyung, violin; Suryansh, tenor; Isabella Shaw '17, cello; Ruke, piano; Yehun, violin; Mubaraq, piano; Haeun, flute; Gyeongmin, violin; and Samaira, guitar. These weekly, informal recitals are a great...

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12 Sep Uplifting experimentation

AP Physics 1 students shifted from the lab to the climbing room to conduct a real life investigation centered on a ‘crevasse rescue’ of a climbing partner. Drawing on teacher Stephen Anderson's mountaineering experience, and with the support of the Hanifl Centre team and our new outdoor coordinator Mallikarjun, they...

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12 Sep Downhill fast

Middle years students were tasked with putting their design skills to the test by developing gravity powered vehicles. The challenge, an integrated project of Mr Daniel and Mr Schumacher's design and science classes, enabled students to demonstrate their understanding of vehicle systems and how a vehicle’s form affects its overall...

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