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11 Jun The Untold Story: Win Mumby 2015

All eyes were glued to Woodstock's girls’ team as they took the court for the 2015 Win Mumby All India Basketball Tournament. A team of young, confident and determined women, these girls were ready to dominate. They entered with three black stripes noticeable on their arms as they moved past the crowd....

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05 Jun Concepts and Consciousness. More From The Festival Of Ideas

Don't miss out on 2 more incredible presentations made by Woodstock Students at the Festival of ideas. Great summer reading but if you prefer viewing instead, see the 'online' link below for the best of the best. Click here to read Manvi's paper:Perfect_Translation_A_Myth Click here for Grace's paper:One _Universe_The_United_Principle_of_Consciousness_in_Quantum_Physics_and_Religion   READ OUR PREVIOUS 3 POSTS ABOUT THE FESTIVAL OF...

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29 May Teacher Spotlight: Adam Wunker

1.     Where are you from? I'm from Toronto, Canada 2.     What courses do you teach? I currently teach Grade 9 English and IGCSE World Literature (Grade 10), but next year I will be teaching a Media Studies course again.  3.     How many years have you been teaching? I have been teaching for five years. 4.     Can you tell us about an interaction...

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29 May Curiosity at Work: Science Fair ‘015

The Middle Years Science Fair headed by Darab Nagarwalla, Grade 8 Science teacher and Pam Wiggins, Grade 7 Science and Math teacher was held in early May.  Student groups worked on their projects for days before setting up over 30 booths at the annual fair.  In a healthy, competitive way students vied...

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22 May Student Papers. WS Symposium and Interdisciplinary Projects Part III

As promised we bring you student-works from the Festival of Ideas. Having submitted their projects, a selected body of students are now presenting concise versions of their work in 'TED' talk presentations till Tuesday. You can watch them speak online at: http://live.woodstock.ac.in or http://live.woodstockschool.in Or you could read their originally submitted papers...

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13 May What are 11th Graders Thinking Of These Days?

In the midst of exams and symposiums, the excitement of Junior Senior Banquet and the promise of the semester-ending, Jiyeon, Grade 11, braves irking 4 of her exasperated classmates. She asks them what their thoughts are about leaving school and joining college.   Are you nervous about leaving Woodstock? Sumi: No, not really, because Woodstock has taught me to be...

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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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05 May Woodstock at the Young Round Square Conference in Nainital

Woodstock school gained membership to Round Square in 2012. Mark Windsor (Round Square Representative and Coordinator) and Kerry Hanifl, (Volunteer) recently escorted 6 WS students from different nationalities to Nanital (Uttarakhand) for the First Young Round Square Conference held at All Saints' College.  The conference was held specifically for students of age group...

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Open Buzz by Mayuri

01 May The Joys of Open Bazaar

Linh, Grade 11, sheds light on the small pleasures of the outside-school weekend experience that all WS students consider sacrosanct to their life here. We Woodstock students are notorious for our food cravings. Despite the huge improvement on the menus that is made possible by Mr Ketan Swami, (Woodstocker’s all-time favourite), there are...

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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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