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21 Jul Alumni Spotlight – Davina Stephens ’87

Davina Stephens, a New Zealand born artist, discovered her love for art right here in Woodstock. Having lived in some of the world’s most culturally diverse places like Indonesia, India, and Italy, Davina commenced her career early on as just a student in high school. After graduating, she attended the...

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19 Apr Distinguished Alumni 2016 – Frederick S Downs, Jr. (Rick)

Every  year Woodstock School recognizes alumni whose lives have made a significant contribution to realizing our ideal of “education for a world of difference”. We are pleased to announce our Distinguished Alumni for 2016 - Frederick (Rick) S Downs, Jr.    Born in Jorhat, Assam in 1961 to missionary parents, Rick started Woodstock in...

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Dorothy MacDonald

03 Feb A Long Journey to Woodstock School By Lawrence MacDonald

Lawrence MacDonald visited Woodstock in August 2015. His mother, Dorothy Lockwood and his aunt, Anne Lockwood Romasco studied at Woodstock. When Lawrence arrived at the Alumni Office, he seemed perplexed, almost lost for words and rather emotional. Little did we know why. Talking to him made us realise the poignancy of his visit....

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29 Jan Quad 2015. Baccalaureate Address

By Brian Dunn'89 Honoured guests, proud and supportive parents, dedicated and relieved staff, beloved but annoying siblings, and last but certainly not least, our gorgeous and hard-working graduands… I thank you for the honour of addressing you this evening. The baccalaureate is the sacred service of our graduation traditions here at...

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22 Jan Quad 2015. A Year at the Hanifl Centre.

By Marta Lofesser It has been a year of change and growth at the Hanifl Centre. 2015 kicked off with a new partnership with Aerie Backcountry Medicine, a leading provider of wilderness-medicine courses based out of Missoula, USA. Through this partnership, selected Hanifl Centre and Woodstock School staff members attended a...

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15 Jan Quad 2015. Around the Sundial.

By Judy Crider ‘69 JULY: In the midst of monsoon, new and returning staff arrive for the start of the 161st year of Woodstock. AUGUST: The year has begun and we are already into the Indian Cultural Week with a Bharatanatyam dance performance from a Jesuit Priest, Father George, staff ladies performing...

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Lima Yanger (Via The Rolling Stones (INDIA

04 Dec Songwriter, Singer Lima Yanger (Class of 1996) Rolls Out 45 Songs for a New Release

“I couldn’t stop myself"  says vocalist, guitarist, songwriter and WS alumnus, Lima Yanger, who has worked with rock bands - Bliss Logic, Sleeping Buddha and now Duncun Rufus. Currently he is working on their second release 'The Folds Galore' which has 45 songs. Rolling Stone (India) magazine featured him recently. Read the whole article via Rolling Stone India :Back in the Game_ Duncun Rufus -...

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26 Nov War and Woodstock. Peter Vodicka’s Story

Peter Vodicka '57 was born in Czechoslovakia, spent part of his childhood in Woodstock School, (India) and presently lives in Australia!  When Peter and his wife, Rachel, visited us earlier this month, he kindly agreed to an interview where he recounted the horrors of war, the security of Woodstock and life thereafter.  [caption id="attachment_20364" align="aligncenter" width="201"] Peter Vodicka...

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