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Alumni

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 with the scenic view of the Garhwal Mountains which kindled his love...

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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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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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21 Jul Alumni Spotlight – Davina Stephens ’87

Davina Stephens, a New Zealand born artist, discovered her love for art right here in Woodstock. Having lived in some of the world’s most culturally diverse places like Indonesia, India, and Italy, Davina commenced her career early on as just a student in high school. After graduating, she attended the...

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10 Jun Black Lives Matter

At Woodstock School we absolutely stand against the terrible injustice perpetrated on George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department, as well as ongoing structural racism that persists in America. We also stand with all of the protesters who are highlighting these ever-apparent injustices and inequalities not just in the U.S. but around the globe. This is...

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13 Apr Phuntsok Dolma Chophel

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we share the news of the passing away of Mrs. Phuntsok Dolma Chophel. Dolma has been an integral part of the Woodstock story for more than 43 years. She retired from Woodstock school with her husband in 2017 and was one...

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05 Dec Tribute to Thomas Chandy

Our Principal, Dr Craig Cook pays a tribute to Thomas Chandy, who served as the Woodstock School board president on two occasions and sadly passed away in November 2019. As a community of learners, Woodstock School benefitted greatly from the life and leadership of Thomas Chandy.  Thomas made significant contributions to Woodstock...

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13 Sep Alumni Spotlight – Mhabeni Bona ’07

What were your interests and passions as a student at WS? Woodstock was the place where many of the interests and passions I still have today really took shape. Curriculum wise, the literature and social science classes captured my imagination, and fed into my university studies and work. Extracurricular experiences like...

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28 Aug Alumni Spotlight – David Shastry ‘ 09

What brought you and your family to Woodstock? What years and which grades were you at Woodstock? My story of ending up at Woodstock is unique just like so many of us in this community. My parents were doctors and missionaries with the Emmanuel Hospital Association. We were posted in Raxaul...

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