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24 Apr Teacher Spotlight: Ravi Arthur

Every Friday we are highlighting one of our truly amazing teachers. This week the spotlight falls on Music teacher Ravi Arthur. Where are you from? Bengaluru, South India What courses do you teach? I teach Beginning, Junior and Advanced Orchestras.  I also give individual lessons in classical guitar, violin, viola, cello and bass. How many years have...

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23 Apr Our Young Inventors

When you're in a school where ECP kids have keyboard skills and KG their own login it's not surprising to see 5th Graders built robots. Well, you have to hand it to these enthusiastic bunch of 10, all part of the Robotics Junior Club, for meticulously assembling the Mindstorms Lego Kit from scratch, using the...

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Hindi class debate

17 Apr Debating In Hindi Class

It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it. -Joseph Joubert [caption id="attachment_18532" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hindi class debate[/caption]   Watch a short snippet of  WS  7th Graders Led By Amrita John, HOD Modern Languages, discussing the pros and cons of social media and zoos! http://bit.ly/Grade7Hindi_Debate...

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17 Apr Teacher Spotlight: Melanie Reichwald

Every Friday we are highlighting one of our truly amazing teachers. This week the spotlight falls on English teacher Melanie Reichwald. Where are you from? I’m from Rochester, New York in the USA. What courses do you teach? This year, I teach AP English Literature & Composition (Grade 12), AP English Language & Composition (Grade 11),...

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16 Apr Alumni Spotlight: Lillian Singh ’39

Every month we will put the spotlight on one of our amazing alumni around the world. This month we feature Lillian Singh '39. When did you attend Woodstock? From 1937 to 1939. I also worked at the school as the secretary to Principal Bill Jones. My son, Bobby, attended Woodstock and graduated in...

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#ChemistryatWoodstock

10 Apr An All Fired Up Chem Class!

An experiment that's about igniting minds. Don't quite bond with Chemistry? But then, if you have a teacher like Sonya Crider you, might find the drawing power of chemistry a little hard to resist. After answering some AP Chemistry free response styled questions, Sonya's Grade 12 students get the privilege to conduct a pretty awesome demo with bubble-trapped-gas as...

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10 Apr Teacher Spotlight: Shonila Chander

Every Friday we will be highlighting one of our truly amazing teachers. This week the spotlight falls on economics teacher, Shonila Chander. Where are you from? Punjab What courses do you teach? Presently only AP Economics. Over the years I have taught, IGCSE Economics, Indian History, Sociology, Asian Studies, Middle Eastern Studies and Religions...

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06 Apr Teacher Spotlight: Larry Kaplan

Every Friday we will be highlighting one of our truly amazing teachers. This week the spotlight falls on math teacher Larry Kaplan. Where are you from? Bethlehem, New Hampshire, USA. Population 2000 (approximately) What courses do you teach? I teach Algebra 2, Statistics and AP Statistics. I also serve as the Head of Department...

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24 Mar Suheil Tandon’06: Making Hope A Reality For The Tribal Children Of Odisha

Since 2010, Suheil, Founder and Director, Pro Sport Development has been running a sports initiative for tribal youth in rural Odisha (India), far from the comforts of his home in New Delhi. He works to  promote a sporting culture at the grass root level, provides sports coaching , training facilities and opportunities for motivated youth to excel through...

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