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We convey our deepfelt sadness to the Downs family upon the recent passing of Dr. Frederick S. Downs, Woodstock Class of ’49 and Distinguished Alumnus Awardee. Dr. Downs is survived by his wife Mary and children Susan '78, Rick '79, and Milton '81. Mary shares the following:   Dr. Frederick S. Downs,...

Welcome back to the campus alumni!   We are delighted to welcome you all back to campus! Whether you're returning after many years or just recently, your presence brings a wonderful sense of joy and nostalgia. The past few months have been bustling at the Advancement and Alumni Office as we've had...

RICHARD (DICK) H. WECHTER came to Woodstock in the early ‘70s following teaching service in Sitka, Alaska and at Kodaikanal School.  He was part of the hillside community for more than 20 years. (Dick first served as a teacher at Woodstock from 1972 to 1979 and then returned for a...

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Former Head of Product Marketing for Apple India, Shalini Bath ’89 worked at Apple for over 16 years and during her time there helped found Women@Apple diversity network associations in India and Latin America. She is now using her experience working with global companies and brands to help NGOs and...

The turmoil of World War I (1914-1918) extended far beyond the European battlefields, its ripples reaching the shores of India. British colonial rule fueled anxieties about foreign loyalties, leading to harsh measures against "enemy aliens" – citizens of Germany and Austria-Hungary. Mass internments and forced repatriations disrupted lives, yet amidst...

  Our First Ever Alumni Sports Fest March 14-16 on Campus!    Organized by the Alumni Sports Affinity Group, the Alumni Sports Fest invites you to return to campus for friendly games with students and staff and to attend sessions by some of our alumni sports industry professionals. This first-of-its-kind event not only...

The recent weeklong GAIL Conference, centered on diversity and hosted by Kristin School in Auckland, New Zealand, welcomed 10 student delegates from each school, including Woodstock and its three adult chaperones.   All eight GAIL schools representing various regions worldwide participated in a weeklong conference hosted by Kristin School. This conference also...

  Woodstock School proudly hosted milestone reunions for the Classes of 1973, 1983, and 2003 earlier this year. Celebrating their 50th-, 40th-, and 20th-year milestones, respectively, members of these classes returned to campus for joyous reunion tours and activities arranged by Sanchali Chakraborty and the Advancement and Alumni Relations team, with help...