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15 Apr Dr Craig Cook, our New Principal

Woodstock School is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Craig Cook as our new Principal. Learn more about his journey, life and passion.   Craig has family connections with Asia which stretch back over five generations. His great grandmother was involved with the famous Chefoo School in northern China. Craig earned his...

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05 Mar MY JOURNEY TO THE BOARD

KAPIL GUPTA ’92 (Woodstock Board Member since September 2018) My connection to Woodstock is through the Indian side of my family, which has lived in Dehradun for several generations. My father attended St. Georges and my aunts attended Wynberg Allen. Even before I was born, my mother and father anticipated that...

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21 Feb REFLECTIONS OF A RECENT GRADUATE

Rishi Thomas is currently a junior at the University of Southern California. He is majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Applied Analytics at the School of Engineering.   Where are you from and what brought you to Woodstock? I live in New Delhi. After a visit to the US I realized...

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20 Feb A PASSION FOR CONSERVATION

  Marie Saleem visited Woodstock during the fall of 2018 to attend her 25th class reunion. Originally from the Maldives, she currently lives in Sri Lanka and works with Reefscapers as a consultant to the PEW environment group, on their global shark campaign. Why Woodstock? My name is Marie Saleem and I am...

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19 Feb WOODSTOCK SCHOOL AND THE YEAR 1947

  Unknown to them, 1947 was a pivotal year for two children coming to Woodstock School for the first time.  Ashok Mayadas was enrolled in Standard One in March, and Judith Dillingham joined the Standard One class in April.  Ashok came from Ferozepore, Punjab, and Judith came from Escalon, California.  Their lives...

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11 Feb Woodstock Receives CIS Accreditation

We are proud to announce that Woodstock is now a Council of International Schools (CIS) accredited school.  CIS is a global membership community working collaboratively to shape international education through professional services to schools, higher education institutions, and individuals. Its members include many of the best international schools around the world. The final award...

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05 Feb Eva Ruth Forsgren: 1932-2018

Eva Ruth Forsgren of Punta Gorda, Florida passed away October 20, 2018.  Her three children survive her:  Thomas Forsgren (Mumbai, India), Peter Forsgren (Vienna, Austria), and Sarah Forsgren Klein (Maineville, Ohio). She also has seven grandchildren.  Eva was predeceased by her loving husband of sixty years, Robert Forsgren. Eva was born...

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19 Dec In Memoriam, Fall 2018

We share obituaries of four Woodstock alumni who passed away in 2018: David Robert Moomaw '40; Charles W. Reckard; Dilshad Najmuddin and Lois Augusta (Duerksen) Deckert.   David Robert Moomaw '40 - FEBRUARY 13, 1924 – JANUARY 21, 2018 Dr. David R. Moomaw, an internist and cardiologist who practiced medicine in Jacksonville for over fifty years, died peacefully at home...

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19 Dec Graduation speeches 2018

Key speeches from 2018 Graduation service, including from Valedictorian Hyechan Jun, Salutatorian Hah Yeon Lee, and guest speaker, former Head of High School, Jonathan Seefeldt ’00.   Valedictorian Hyechan Jun   To be perfectly honest, I have no idea what I’m doing up here. Clearly I must have done something right to be standing in front of...

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