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Alumni Spotlight – Stephen Alter ’74

Stephen Alter is an author of both fiction and non-fiction. He has received the Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada, 2002-03 for his book Elephas Maximus. He worked as the director of the writing program at the American University in Cairo and was a writer-in-residence at the Massachusetts...

Farewell from Lauri Coulter ’81 – Director of Alumni Affairs

Changing Chapters & the Importance of Staying Connected I was thrilled when the opportunity presented itself three years ago to serve WS as the Director of Alumni Affairs. Our school and alumni community are amazing, and it has been my honor and privilege to serve this community, and to play a...

Farewell from Dr Long

Dear Alumni and Friends, Two weeks ago our seniors graduated and left Woodstock.  They have come a long way and reached the end of a journey – their school days are over and now new journeys and new destinations await!  “God turns all our sunsets into sunrises,” wrote St Clement, the...

The Lyre Tree Society – The Whitcomb Family

A lyre tree symbolises many things, including longevity and virtue. Woodstock is an embodiment of longevity; the history and the stories of many alumni are still heard, and names are up on the plaques at Parker Hall and in the Alumni Office. Students walk through the foyer and look up...

Alumni Spotlight – Ashima Narain ’92

Ashima came to Woodstock on the 20th of May as the Guest Speaker for WOSA (Woodstock Old Students Association) Assembly. Each year, the Alumni Office welcomes the graduating class into the Alumni Community during this Assembly! Ashima is a photographer and filmmaker, represented by National Geographic Image Collection and the former...

Graduation Speeches 2019

Key speeches from 2019 Graduation service, including from Valedictorian Award winner, Khushi Agarwal and Best All-Round Graduating Student Award winner Faisal Qadir.   Valedictorian Award - Khushi Agarwal   Yes, this is a broken mug. I will explain why it is here soon enough. First of all, I must acknowledge the obvious reason we are...

Donor Spotlight – Taeho Kim

Taeho Kim became a parent at Woodstock when his son Jihoon joined Grade 8 in July 2018. Where are you from and what do you do? I am from Busan which is a large port city in South Korea and I am an inspector for the EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) for industrial machinery and...

Dr Craig Cook
Woodstock Appoints Dr Craig Cook as New Principal

Woodstock School has announced the appointment of Dr Craig Cook as Principal Designate. Dr Cook will join Woodstock in the new academic year starting in July 2019.   Dr Cook brings to the position a wealth of experience in educational leadership, having worked at schools in and in higher education in the...

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...

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...