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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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09 Nov The Art of Global Citizenship

At Woodstock, this is what embodies global citizenship: "A global citizen is someone who is aware of and understands the wider world and has the disposition to transcend cultural, religious, and socio-economic difference in pursuit of the common good. Global citizens understand the only concept of 'we' that matters is the one that...

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05 Nov Social Anxiety Unfounded?

Teenagers say that social media provides them a valuable source of creative self-expression and makes them feel less lonely and more connected. So are parental concerns about social media unfounded? Woodstock Principal Dr Jonathan Long explores the ways, both good and bad, in which the technology can affect young people's...

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01 Nov Sadie 2018 – in pictures

On Saturday students celebrated Sadie Hawkins, a US and Woodstock tradition, where young women ask young men to accompany them to a dinner and dance. Photos: Kittapa Sasivimonpan [gallery size="large" columns="1" link="file" ids="31287,31294,31278,31282,31280,31295,31284,31285,31288,31296,31276,31283,31299,31275,31293,31281"]  ...

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31 Oct Jump start for 19th Win Mumby Basketball Tournament

Sixteen teams are converging on Woodstock School for the nineteenth Win Mumby All-India Basketball Tournament. The championship starts on today and runs until Saturday 3 November. This year, the participating boys’ teams are: Apex Public School (Delhi), The Asian School (Dehra Dun), The Doon School (Dehra Dun), Modern School (Delhi), Motilal...

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