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28 May 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...

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28 May 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...

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28 May 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...

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07 May 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...

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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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