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Alumni Spotlight – Tin Tin Su ‘81 and Soe Soe Thwin ‘84

Tin Tin went on to do a BA in Biochemistry from Mt Holyoke, then a PhD from Carnegie - Mellon University and a Postdoc from the University of California, San Francisco. Soe Soe went on to Beloit College in Wisconsin to get a Bachelors in Mathematical Biology, then on to the...

Dorothy Vaugh Whitcomb ’42: June 8, 1924 – September 15, 2018

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Dorothy Vaugh Whitcomb, Woodstock alumnus and long-time supporter of the school archives, passed away on September 15, 2018. With heartfelt condolences to John, Cate, Patricia, Robert and the entire Whitcomb family from Woodstock School.   Dorothy passed away peacefully on September 15, 2018...

Ellen Stewart Alter ’68: July 1926 – August 2018

It is with much sadness that we share this news from Steve Alter that his mother, Ellen Stewart Alter passed away on August 23, 2018. With heartfelt condolences to Steve and Ameeta and the entire Alter family from Woodstock School.   Ellen Stewart Alter, 92, of Wooster Ohio passed away peacefully on August...

Alumni Spotlight – Isaac Gergan ’06

When did you graduate and how many years did you spend here? I graduated in 2006 (Intrepid) and while my time there was divided in two, I spent about 8 years altogether. Where are you from? I'm from Ladakh in Jammu & Kashmir but this question is hard to answer cause my mom...

Woodstock's Class of 2018
Invincible!

The Class of 2018 spread out across the world to the new destinations and adventures   On Saturday 26 May, the Class of 2018 graduated and left Woodstock! For everyone in the school community – students, educators, parents and of course most of all the seniors themselves - Graduation is a crux moment,...

Looking back at their time at Woodstock!

With the Class of 2018 quickly approaching their Graduation, we caught up with the three students - Jayant Singh, Abhishek Bhandari and Avanya Joab, who have been at Woodstock the longest to find out what they would miss!  How long have you been in Woodstock? Jayant: 15 years Abhishek: 8 years Avanya: 12 years If...

Alumni Spotlight – Annie Dieselberg ’82

Annie Dieselberg graduated from Woodstock in 1982, having spent her senior year at the school. Describing herself as a true Third Culture Kid, her citizenship is American but she started moving at a young age and spent her childhood in Belgium, Congo, France, US, Thailand and then India. She presently lives...

Alumni at the Mussoorie Mountain Festival – Monisha Ahmed ’84

Monisha Ahmed '84 is an independent researcher whose work focuses on art practices and material culture in Ladakh. Her doctoral degree from Oxford University developed into the book Living Fabric: Weaving among the Nomads of Ladakh Himalaya (2002), which received the Textile Society of America’s R L Shep Award in...

Summer at Woodstock – Entrepreneurship

Woodstock alum Susan K Rits '79, founder of Rits & Co, is leading a practical course for budding entrepreneurs at this year's Summer at Woodstock programme. She tells us more about what students should expect from the course.   Why is your experience so relevant to this course? I've founded multiple startups in...

Grandparenthood and Guiding Principals

Dr Long announces the establishment of Woodstock’s Guiding Principles, along with a new arrival to his family.   I never saw it coming! I’d thought about it - but it was always something I imagined many years away. When the day finally came, nothing could have prepared me for the emotion! It...