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Woodstock's Grade 7 and 8 girls' basketball team won the inaugural American Schools in India Activities Conference (ASIAC) at the weekend, held at the American Embassy School in Delhi. The Tigers won all four of their pool games to secure a seeded slot in the semi-finals, where they beat the...

In her ongoing series Hazel Ebenezer, Development Associate, Journalism, was asked to choose a Woodstock family for her latest People, Passion and Potential story. Hazel, a year ten student who began at Woodstock in ECP opted for the Bhandari family. Read her latest journal and see why this family was...

Woodstock boys' team won the 12th Win Mumby All India Basketball tournament on Saturday, beating Welham Boys' School 47-42 in a closely-contested and tense final. It means the Tigers have now won back-to-back championships, and is all the more impressive after the team bounced back after defeat to Welham Boys'...

Development Associate, Isabella Vogel attended the latest school production. Around the World in 80 days, by Mark Brown, has been adapted from the novel of the same name by Jules Verne. Read her story below.Each semester, the talented students of Woodstock put on a drama production. This semester, it was...

The Woodstock Jazz Band, under the leadership of Ms Lindsay Boyd, played to a packed Win Mumby Gymnasium at the annual Pep Rally. Eight boys schools and seven girls schools from as far away as Delhi filled the bleachers to watch the opening ceremony. Games began last night and continue...

Jamling Tenzing Norgay, the son of legendary Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, who first conquered Mount Everest with Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953, visited Woodstock and the Hanifl Centre during April. Mr Norgay, who has followed in his late father's footsteps and is also a mountain guide, runs a mountaineering centre in Darjeeling,...

April Howell came to Woodstock for 6 weeks to assist with the back-end transition to a new content management system. As part of a year old visit around the world, she stayed with old friends Neva and Ian Whiteman and volunteered at the Development Office and briefly at Arunima, A...

Delhi Modern School's The Who Not won the first-ever inter-schools Battle of the Bands hosted at Woodstock School in Mussoorie on Saturday, beating off competition from eight other bands, in the event which was watched around the world through an online webstream.The 70s-influenced six piece wowed the audience of about...

Last year the music faculty gave their first recital for many years, and the second of what will hopefully be an annual series took place in Parker Hall on 15th March. Most people who were there (including over 100 students for what was a voluntary event) agreed that it even...

Sarah Colwell, senior school librarian, with the help of Meenu Khan, junior school librarian has introduced a monthly newsletter filled with fascinating reading. This month they focus on Women's History month celebrating literary accomplishments of woman from the past. Other articles in this month's issue include an article from former...

About 100 Woodstock students from Grades 9 to 12 once again said "Aloha" to the church group from Hawaii who led the annual Spring RE retreat for the fourth year running.The retreat took place at the Torchbearers centre in Rajpur last weekend, where students and about 15 staff members were...

David Webb, Grade 9 History Teacher, decided to give his classes something a little different. To help them explore the late Medieval and emerging Civilizations period of 800-1500 they were to choose a civilization and report in the form of a newspaper from the civilization's perspective. The newspaper must have included reports...

Are you ready to rock? If yes, then get ready to turn your amp up to 11 for Woodstock School's first ever inter-school Battle of the Bands competition.On 24 March bands from Woodstock and other schools in Uttarakhand, as well as schools from as far afield as Delhi, will fight...

Our 2012 Development Associates underwent a training session on our 2020 Vision for the school. We showed them our message of People, Passion and Potential. Hazel Ebenezer, one of our new associates in journalism went out into our Woodstock community and found an employee who is the epitome of the...

A new partnership was established between Woodstock and an American school district in Texas this week, with the aim of forging friendship and future exchanges of students and curricula. A delegation from Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB) Independent School District in Fort Worth, Dallas, visited Woodstock on Monday to formally sign an agreement to...