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Enrichment

Setting the pace

On Saturday we held what's arguably the highlight of the Mussoorie cross-country calendar. The Woodstock Cross Country Invitational saw ten schools from Mussoorie and Dehradun compete on our home turf of the Chakkar. Woodstock students put in an outstanding performance once again, with 10th Grader Saira and senior Mehar coming...

Light a candle for peace

With already devastated countries in the Caribbean about to be hit by a category five hurricane for the second time in days, and this year's monsoon being one of the worst and most costly in terms of human life in recent years, natural disasters have been high on the public agenda...

Alumni Spotlight – Dr. Eleanor Nicholson

Dr Eleanor Nicholson has spent the last month at Woodstock running the Women in Leadership Program. At Woodstock, she has dedicated her time to the Centre for Imagination, as well as staff and students alike. We caught up with Dr Nicholson as her time at Woodstock drew to a close.  What brought...

Cultural exchange

“Living in the U.S. is easy. Everything has been handed to me, and I can always count on clean water coming out of the tap, and plenty of food on the table,” explains Prestin, exchange student from New England. For Prestin, coming to Woodstock was not only an opportunity to learn...

In the running

Tuesday saw our running teams compete against schools in the Wynberg Allen Cross Country Invitational. The contest included five girls' teams - Mussoorie International School, Tibetan Home School, Waverly Convent School, Wynberg Allen School and Woodstock - and four boys' teams - Welham Boys School, Tibetan Home School, Wynberg Allen School and...

Face the music

This week we had a bumper music recital, with eight students performing, alongside Woodstock staff and alumni. They are (pictured left to right) Jaekyung, violin; Suryansh, tenor; Isabella Shaw '17, cello; Ruke, piano; Yehun, violin; Mubaraq, piano; Haeun, flute; Gyeongmin, violin; and Samaira, guitar. These weekly, informal recitals are a great...

Cultivating Compassion – An interview with Wendy Singer

CFI Intern and Grade 11 student, Nandini Seth interviews Wendy Singer, a modern Indian history scholar visiting from Kenyon College.   It's strange how life offers us so much: endless possibilities, thousands of topics to explore, books, blogs, writers, people...

Climbing the walls

The Himalayas may be the ultimate challenge for climbers and mountaineers the world over, but you've got to start somewhere. Our climbing wall provides a safe, controlled environment in which students can hone their skills and develop ability. And once they're ready, we're in the right spot to help them...

Well versed

This morning the Centre for Imagination came alive with rhythm, rhyme and pace, as upper years students participated in a poetry recital. Over the coming weeks, every upper years student has been challenged to learn a poem of their choice and recite it off by heart. The best will get the opportunity...

Time to run

On Wednesday the Chakkar turned into a race track for our annual inter-house cross-country competition. Here are some photo highlights from the event. [vc_column][vc_masonry_media_grid gap="2" grid_id="vc_gid:1504794874841-0ab005fe-eb6b-9" include="26803,26816,26857,26824,26854,26863,26832,26861,26864,26869,26809,26839,26856,26830,26859,26806,26862,26808,26852,26853,26812,26860,26831,26866,26813,26815,26819,26821,26823,26828,26804,26825,26858,26805,26829,26833,26865,26834"][/vc_column]  ...