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27 Feb Alumni Spotlight – Stefan Eicher ’90

Our Alumni Spotlight for the month, Stefan Eicher, is an artist who helped found the arts organization Art for Change and currently teaches in the Art Department at Woodstock School. Stefan has an MFA in Visual Art and an MBA in International Development. Following his brother's footsteps, Stefan took the sciences at...

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28 Jan Alumni Spotlight – Anah Iqbal ’11

Anah Iqbal, Class of 2011, shares with us about her journey, influences and Woodstock experiences that helped her become an artist. Anah is the creative director at Muse Global India and has accomplished many milestones as an artist, such as having her artworks sold to Paula Wallace, Alex Kuruvilla and...

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18 Nov Alumni Spotlight – Ashwin Chacko ’07

Ashwin Chacko ’07 is a digital designer based in Dublin, Ireland. He is a multi-disciplined illustrator who creates various conceptual illustrations. Ashwin uses art as a way of storytelling and takes influences from his love for music, tattoos, comics, and street art. From talking about his latest project, a children’s...

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01 Nov Alumni Spotlight – Rose Sandy ’92

Rose Sandy, a fellow graduate from Woodstock School, has achieved many great accomplishments that have created her legacy of being an established writer and avid thinker. Being the daughter of a diplomat, Rose grew to appreciate the experiences life gave her from traveling to several countries and aspiring to find...

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06 Oct Distance learning the Woodstock way

Like schools around the world, Woodstock has been thrust into a distance learning scenario during the COVID-19 pandemic. In organizing for online learning, we have sought to take our students' most important needs into account: the need for structure during a time when much of what was "normal" has been...

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20 Sep Alumni Spotlight – Joshua John ’98

Joshua John, alumni from the class of 1998, has been exploring the wonders and thrills of art and motorcycle culture since his years at Woodstock School. Born in Darbhanga, Bihar, Joshua grew up in Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. He spent his teenage years in the scenic Garhwal Mountains which kindled...

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14 Sep Stephen Alter ’74, recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award 2020

We are delighted to announce that Stephen Alter - author, naturalist and conservationist, and founding director of the Mussoorie Mountain Festival -  is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award, 2020.    Stephen Alter (’74) is the author of twenty books of fiction, non-fiction and children’s literature.  He was born in Mussoorie, Uttarakhand, and...

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26 Aug Independence and Interdependence

A little over a year ago, I experienced my first Independence Day celebrations here at Woodstock. In different times, it is the first major event of the school year, as we come together to mark both Indian Independence and the liberation of Korea, and those whose struggles brought freedom to...

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20 Aug Alumni Spotlight – Ruchi Narain ’91

Ruchi Narain is a Mumbai based film maker and has fond memories of Woodstock to share with us. Her 20 years of vast experience in the Film Industry includes films such as ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’, which won her the Filmfare Awards for best story, Calcutta Mail, KAL – Yesterday and Tomorrow,...

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