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21 Aug Dr Long’s Independence Day Speech – 2015

WHAT IS WOODSTOCK’S PLACE IN INDIA? [caption id="attachment_19439" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Dr Long Addressing the Woodstock Community[/caption] Three simple statements sum up my answer to this important question: Firstly, it is a place of PRIVILEGE Behind us rise the majestic Himalayas.  Below us stretch the vast plains of the great Indian sub-continent.  Around us the...

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GAIL At Woodstock


Three years ago, Woodstock joined with seven other schools to create a unique partnership in international education. The Global Alliance for Innovative Learning (GAIL) is a consortium of schools that are geographically dispersed but share a common vision for school education in the 21st century. All member schools are independent, not-for-profit,...

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10 Jun Alumni Spotlight: Pernia Qureshi

From time to time, we will put the spotlight on one of our amazing alumni around the world. Today we feature Pernia Qureshi. What is the craziest memory you have of your time here? The best memories of my life are from my time at Woodstock. It would be hard to pin...

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22 May Teacher Spotlight: Marg Groff

Every Friday we are highlighting one of our truly amazing teachers. This week the spotlight falls on the Head of the Art department, Margaret Groff. Where are you from?  I’m from both India and the US.  I was born in India and attended Woodstock through Grade 9 when my family moved back to Indiana.  My...

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12 May Update on Earthquakes in Nepal

Another earthquake (magnitude of 7.4) occurred this afternoon. Strong tremors were felt in Nepal and across Northern India. The latest earthquake had an epicenter 83km east of Kathmandu, in a rural area close to the Chinese border. It struck at a depth of 18.5km (11.5 miles), according to the US...

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Shikhar Grade 11

11 May Student Perspective. WS Symposium and Interdisciplinary Project. Part II

Last week we started covering the Festival of Ideas (Grade 11 and 12 projects) with a teacher's perspective. We now bring you two student perspectives. Shikhar, Grade 11 Shikhar, how does your class begin preparing for the project? We get to choose any topic we are passionate about and develop our skills to argue/debate about it. Once...

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08 May Teacher Spotlight: Trish Pearson

Every Friday we are highlighting one of our truly amazing teachers. This week the spotlight falls on the Head of Social Studies, Trish Pearson. Where are you from? Originally from outside of Dallas, Texas, but a long-time resident of Baltimore/DC. What courses do you teach? IGCSE Geography, AP Psychology, AP Human Geography and AP European History How...

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01 May Teacher Spotlight: Amrita John

Every Friday we are highlighting one of our truly amazing teachers. This week the spotlight falls on the Head of Languages, Amrita John. Where are you from? From the plains to the hills! I was born in Bihar and got married in Mussoorie. I am not sure where my loyalties lie. I guess Mussoorie...

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30 Apr Chai is Love, Chai is Life

It was quite chilly yesterday night, but that did not stop the 'Chai Gang' from holding their daily meeting. Chai Gang is an organization consisting of Woodstock senior boys  who think and plan out ways to make the school better. Now, most of the readers will think, 'Senior boys meeting...

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