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WHISPERING PINE LXXXV


bloom bluË?m/ noun

a state or time of high development or achievement

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This year, the Woodstock community was planted with many seeds of change. But it is times like these that elicit the greatness of this school. The strength rooted within the people branched out when faced with these challenges and showed the community’s potential for achievement. When people look back on this year, they will see Woodstock’s true capacity to “bloom”.

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Table of Contents dORMS ...................................................5 hANIFL cENTRE ....................................13 quad SCHOOL........................................20 Senior School.....................................46 gym ......................................................98 0ff campus ...................................... 122

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DORM LEVEL 30.451662 °, 78.098885 °

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midlands open house

This year marked a comeback for the Midlands Open House in Woodstock. Midlands was beautifully decorated representing the themes of fall and Halloween, with pumpkins lining the paths of Midlands. The carnival was vibrant and filled with enthusiasm. Midlands girls prepared waffles, butter chicken, yummy hot dogs, and caramelised apples. There were many games such as water balloon 8


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Sushi Chefs

Xmas Tree

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throw, donkey’s tail, bowling and basketball challenges. Apart from the festive environment, Midlands girls prepared a flash mob which left everybody in awe of their dancing skills. Students enjoyed music, dancing and food from the local vendors. The evening ended with a special dinner and lots of goodies! Students from other dorms and staff got a glance of what this amazing dorm is really like. 9


MIDLANDS

DORMS sTAFF

L-R: Huten Laldailova, Rachna Peter, Sondeep Peter.

RIDGEWOOD

L-R: Jerusha MIssal, Sarah Santram, Tshering Mallik, Amrita John, Monish John.

hostel

alter ridge

L-R: Aditya Manral, Priya Rollins, Prarthana Singh, Ronita Daniel, Mi Jung Park.

L-R: Suman Mitra, Pieter Ter Haar, Shaheena Jelaji, Pravin Jelaji, Taeyeong Jun. 10


hostel

MIDLANDS

dORM eMPLOYEES L-R: Suman, Surender, Ramkesh, Rajiv

L-R: Ankul, Manoj, Gopal.

L-R: Deepa, Kasum, Rajkumar.

RIDGEWOOD

alter ridge

L-R: Vija, Mahipal, Kamal, Sunil.

hEALTH cENTeR sTAFF

L-R(Top): Kuldeep Bhandari, Praveen Kumnar, Tenzin Lhakyi, Dechen Wangmo L-R(Bottom): Bormani Devi, Alice Singh, Dr. Jachin Velavan, Ruth Kalsang, 11


Holi

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hanifl centre 30.451943°, 78.109362 °

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Mussoorie Half Marathon

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Hanifl Centre staff L-R: Krishnan Kutty, Sophia Akoijam, Akshay Shah

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ACTIVITY WEEK 18

Every year before Winter break all students leave for a week long outing to explore and be a part of the world outside Woodstock. These students engage with different environments and circumstances around India. Some students may be riding camels


in Rajasthan, while others might be greeting His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala. The tenth graders prepare themselves every year to embark on a five day hike to some of the famous peaks in Uttarakhand. At the same time the eighth graders pack things in plastic as they raft along the Ganga. Activity weeks in Woodstock are often synonymous with growth and adventure as students look back at them later with a nostalgic smile. 19


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OUTDOOR LEARNING WEEKEND

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QUAD SCHOOL 30.453879 °, 78.100655°

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Jazz Jam Whether it was Alli’s melodic voice, or Veer and Sabrina’s duet that got everybody to dance or Mubaraq’s musical tones on the guitar, Jazz Jam was definitely a worthwhile event. It was organised by Class of 2021, and their hardwork and dedication paid off! The food was delicious! The finger lickin’ honey chicken, and the creamy red velvet cake made everybody’s mouth water. It made everyone happy to be around all that jazz..

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Ensembles

Intermediate orchestra

intermediate band 26


Advanced Choir

Advanced Orchestra

Advanced band 27


INDIAN MUSIC

tIGER PERCUSSION 28


Beginning cHOIR

Junior cHOIR

Intermediate select choir 29


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Christmas Plays


MY STUCO FALL STUCO

SPRING STUCO

ALTER RIDGE DORM COUNCIL

Fall Spring

RIDGEWOOD DORM COUNCIL Fall

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early years

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ECP

Adalynn Musick

Aleksia Luukkonen

Charles Beavan

Irina Allen

Jago Sharma-Ferguson

Paul Santos

Rehaan Santram

Rianna George

Sebastian Plonka

kg Nitya Pun

Samiksha Bowling

Vaibhavi Thapliyal

Haven Tillemans

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FIRST GRADE Natalie Florensa

Shravani Bowling

second GRADE Islay Davies 34

Ellora Sharma-Ferguson

Jasper Raymond

Vihaan Bhandari

Zara Kapur

Abhiroop Roy

Gabriel Schumacher

Shreyansh Seth

Zoe Belbin


Cameron Davies

Enoch Daniel

Ipsita Thomas

Jyoti Webb

third GRADE Levi Francis

Vedika Negi

Corin Pun

Gideon Crider

Jalori Mathias

FOURTH GRADE

Kaizaad Irani

Krish Bhandari

Niranjana Schumacher

Preston Belbin 35


Grade Five

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Jay Anderson

Kaival Chava

Eden Crider

Gabriel Crider

Simran Jakhwal

Kritin Kalani

Kritvi Kalani

Sakshi Kanoria

Kashvi Khurana

Myra Khurana

Eutaek Kim

Shriya Kohli

Rostyslav Kravchenko

Gia Kumar

Kekhrielhouko Metha

Dany Mundackal


Arin Puri

Caleb Sharma-Ferguson

Prapit Thiapairat

Anaahat Tung

Manan Singh

Vir Sinha

Grade six

Vidhi Agarwal

Abhinav Agarwal

Petra Anderson

Samuel Francis

Misha Gupta

Tiara Jain

Rohan Kapadia

Samaira Kapur

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Rinzing Khampa

Anaiya Kohli

Theo Maddison

Sakurako Mishima

Kuendrub Norbu

Sangjun Park

Rehaan Passi

Lakshya Sharma

Jaiveer Singh

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Pratham Trivedi

Not pictured: Viraja Fedorova, Sasiwipa Sasivimonpan


Grade Seven Aditya Bajoria

Jayant Basynat

Sylvie Belbin

Aadi Bhartia

Amaan Bubber

Parth Chheda

Sumaira Chopra

Eeshan Chugh

Joel Crider

Nitya Dalmia

Naina Digvijay Singh

Reyansh Garg

Tanvi Garg

Ansh Garodia

Rohan George

Golden Hubbard

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Meher John

Adhiraj Kapoor

Salyan Karki

Arnav Kumar

Gursimar Kumar

Vitchwong Laohatbutr

Uma Maddison

Neil Mehra

Sanaya Mehta

Kesochie Mero

Anandakuya Murakoshi

Anamika Seth

Shreya Sethi

Viraj Singhania

Nattawit Thaipairat

Ruhani Verma

Sehar Windlass

Not pictured: Kiara Anand


Grade Eight

Raghav Agarwal

Vansh Agarwal

Darsh Aggarwal

Ira Ahuja

Keya Ali

Saniya Bajaria

Nysa Bhatia

Sukhmanpreet Bhatia

Rea Bhushan

Jack Carter

Sarahna Daliya

Amaanat Dhindsa

Tawishi Dogra

Jigme Kinley Dorjee

Joshua Francis

Riya Gupta

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Tashi Gurung Alaneme

Sentirenla Jamir

Kwanghyun Jo

Anishka Joab

Taruna Kakkar

Gyeongmin Kang

Vir Kanwar

Rahul Kapadia

Dhruv Khanapara

Raunak Khanna

Aadil Khurana

Hyuntaek Kim

Panupak Kititkhaveekiat

Avi Lad

David Laldina

Jordan Lobo

Thitichayaporn Longduriyang

Lidoweii Mero

Maanasa Muppala

Saarth Mutreja


Samar Mutreja

Tenzin Namgyal Norbu

Mahima Peters

Aryaman Rathore

Amar Rathore

Joyia Raymond

Vyan Sachdeva

Rajveer Saharan

Pavut Sasivimonpan

Meto Seldon

Aditya Sharma

Syna Sharma

Kashvi Sikka

Ishpuneet Singh

Puttaraksa Sripongtanakul

Jae-Kyung Sung

Mesalenuo Tsurho

Yondhen Tuladhar

Keerat Uppal

Kalsang Yangchen

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Jonathan Long

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leadership

Ethan Van Drunen

JEffrey doeRfler

Simon Paul

Ajay Mark

sanjeev puri

Sanjaya Mark


Quad staff Early Years

middle years

L-R: Shubhra Luukkonen, Sunita Panwar, Sheila D’Souza, Tanya Gurung Sangeeta Bhandari, Varsha Joab

L-R: Rajneesh Daniel, Anjali Sharma, Bob Smith, Vandana Sharma, Dylan Bach, Ritika Roy, Andy Crider, David Webb, Rohit Kumar. Inset: Rachel Francis, Andy Francis.

languages

L-R: Ritu Seth, Almudena Fesser, Andres Tejada, Juan Francisco Barcena, Laurent Paquereau, Mohammad Yousuf Ansari. Not pictured: Amrita, John Robertson.

security

L-R (Top): Rahul Singh, Dhyan Singh, Sushil Bangari, Vijay Pal Pori, Naveen Kumar. L-R (Bottom): Dinesh Gupta, Purushotam Kharola, Firoz Khan, Pratap Singh, Manmohan Singh.

music

L-R: Aloke Maiti, Altamash Ansari, Ravi Arthur, Heather Webb, Swati Roy, Amitavo Roy, Lisa Musick, Daniel Musick, Anna Koester, Inset: Gordon Singh.

admission

L-R: Kiran Singh, Andrew Das, Marcus Shaw, Gopika Menon

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business

L-R: Gurdeep Singh Grover, Arpana Fernandes, Jitendra Singh, Shailesh Garg, Sumit Thakur, Ritesh Farmer, Prashant Singh, Shadab Begum.

alumni

L-R: Monica Roberts, Lauri Coulter, Tara Menon.

community relations

L-R: Will Ferguson

estates

L-R: Enosh Thomas, Nawneet Kumar, N. P. Singh, Saurabh Joab.

human resources

ICT

L-R: Shubhpriya Thapliyal, Shivani Agarwal, Sareena Pun.

L-R (Top): Mahender Singh, Brijesh Kumar Tyagi, Bhaskar Bahuguna, Anil Jain, Shailendra Bhandari. L-R (Bottom): Gyan Dev, Arvind Arya, Bharat Mathur. Inset: Dharmendra Bhandari.

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Quad office

L-R: Sonal Talaulicar, Sunil Kumar.

travel office

L-R: Sunil Baloni, Rekha Verma, Eric Roberts.

Principal’s office

L-R: Vimmi Negi , Sandeep Rawat, Upasini Purushothaman.

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SENIOR SCHOOL 30.454963 °, 78.100654 °

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FRIENDSHIP DAY

At the start of each year, Woodstock holds its traditional “Friendship Day”, the day where Grade 12 and Grade 9 group together and dress up! It is a way for the oldest class and youngest class to form a bond and welcome the freshmen into High School, as well as to have a bit of fun! The costumes this year ranged from Climbers and their climbing wall to Kelsangs’ delivery men to an Indian family to “the 80s”. The winners for the best costume were the group of nine students who dressed up as Disney villains..

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SCHOOL PRESIDENTS Ameya Singh and Varun Khanna

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YEAR-LONG Secretaries Ishaan pilant, humaid juned, tenzin tsephell choegyal

Midlands & Hostel Dorm Presidents Idika Kothari and Parth Parikh

Ridgewood and Alteridge Dorm Presidents Adit Joshi and Jigmet Angmo

HOnour Council President Summer Kang

NHS Presidents Tenzin Yigha and Joon Kang

Council

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CLASS GOVERNORS Akshaj Rajbhandari & Aadya Aryal

jinju park & jiten taneja

9 giju kim

Priyansha Agarwal & Shivaansh Garg

10 Khushi Agrawal & Daniel Swarup

Chimmi Selden & Kritin Garg

11 Humaid Juned & Sophie Mero

Tanya Aggarwal & Arjan Purewal

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SEMESTER-LONG SAC Heads TANYA Aggarwal AND TSHOKEY Gyaltshen

SAC Heads Ahaan Nayar and janak Singh

PAC Heads Subho Basu and Phunsok Norboo

PAC Heads Sagunya Rawal & Dhruv Agarwal

Menu Head Kiara KAnwar

Menu Heads Neel Mukhija and Ved Maddison

Head of Media Rishabh Poddar

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National Honour Soceity

L-R (Top): Karsten Shaw, Kritin Garg, Tenzin Chowang Taklha, Rishabh Poddar, Khaled Bagh, Sooyeon Park, Lalchhanhimi Bungsut, Hamin Yoon, Yonghoon Chung, Zohal Haidari L-R (Middle): Charis Crider, Alli Roshni, Pavani Ganju, Mehar Bhatia, Prasiddhi Shrestha, Malsawmsangi Ralte, Tshokey Gylatshen, Khushi Agrawal, Chimmi Selden, Ishaan Pilant, Humaid Juned, Summer Kang, Nikunj Dalmia L-R (Front): Lila Morzadec, Sophie Mero, Tenzin Tsephell Choegyal, Tenzin Yigha, Joon Kang, Healeam Jung, Sabrina Sookias, Ameya Singh, YeHyang Jang 56


Honour Council

L-R (Top): Lila Morzadec, Healeam Jung, Yonghoon Chung, Karsten Shaw, Ishaan Pilant L-R (Front): Joon Kang, YeHyang Jang, Emma Karas, Summer Kang, Alli Roshni, Kyle Diarmit

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Aerials for UY; Art for All; Aural Training; Chess Club; Knitting for childrean from underpivileged homes; Mutli-cuisine cooking; Ceramic passage; Cross Country; Running Club

Monday

Fall Drama; IAYP Check-in; India Club; INTER-SCHOOL Badminton; INTER-SCHOOL Girls’ Basketball; INTER-SCHOOL BOYS’ Squash; Journalism Passage; Korean Language Passage; NEAMC

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INTER sCHOOL cROSS cOUNTRY; cHAMBER cHOIR; CLAY AND SCULPTURE; COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: SANATHANDHARAM AUDITORIUM PROJECT; COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT: VISHWA VIDYA; DEBATE CLUB;

Tuesday

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL CLUB; INTER-SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL; JAZZ BAND; MATHEMATICAL PASSAGE (INFINITY); PHOTOGRAPHY; ROCK CLIMBING - OPEN CLIMB; TOPICS OF PSYCHOLOGY, YEARBOOK

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Community engagement: dost; cooking: sweets for health; cross country/ running club: inter -school girls and boys; chamber music: form and analysis; fall drama;

wednesday

inter-school senior boys cricket; inter-school senior boys’ football; inter-school senior boys’ squash; stuco; tibetan children’s home research project; uy robotics

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Center for imagination talks: community engagement: mgvs kaplani; cooking: delicious vegetarian cuisine; ceramic passagel girls’ only fitness room day; inter-school badminton;

THURSDAY

inter-schoool boys’ basketball; inter-school boys’ football; mun preparation; journalism passage reading time; rock climbimg; woodshop; jazz band; inter-school table tennis

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inter-school girl’s basketball; strategy games; chamber music: form and anaylsis; community engagement: firs; community engagement: hindustani church; poetry club

friday

fall drama; short fiction writing club; photography; community engagement: women’s self help group and micro-banking; uy robotics; photography: is football

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Center for imagination talks: community engagement: mgvs kaplani; cooking: delicious vegetarian cuisine; ceramic passagel girls’ only fitness room day; inter-school badminton;

other

inter-schoool boys’ basketball; inter-school boys’ football; mun preparation; journalism passage reading time; rock climbimg; woodshop; jazz band; inter-school table tennis

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GRADE 9 CLASS OF 2021

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Faadumo Adam

Savya Agarwal

Kanav Agarwalla

Archita Aggarwal

Anchal Agrawal

Nupur Agrawal

Zabihullah Akbar

Doaa Althawr

Jigmet Angmo

Saif Ansari

Shoaib Ansari

Shubh Arya

Aadya Aryal

Aviva Balani

Lily Belbin

Amer Beri

Haeun Cho

Arhaan Chopra

Armaan Dube

Abhiraj Gill


Warris Godara

Aadya Goel

Pashin Goyal

Gyungchae Han

Paloma Hubbard

Divija Jain

Seongchang Jeong

Seongmin Jeong

Chhaya Jindal

Adit Joshi

Sunkwan Kim

Kalyaporn Krissana

Kyutae Kyung

Anjoli Lahiri

Garv Mandan

Juweeriya Maxamed

Muhim Mohamed

Mukhtar Mohamed

Mayar Mohammed

Amani Mohan

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Kangmin Nam

Singye Norbu

Jinju Park

Siwon Park

Gauri Pasbola

Victor Pashuk

Kahini Patel

Janvi Poddar

Mihika Poddar

Arush Puri

Akshaj Rajbhandari

Sachin Rijal

Saga Saleh

Aditya Sareen

Aliciah Serbastian

Uma Sherpa

Janav Singh

Kuhu Singh

Mannat Singh

Suryansh Singh


Shivam Singhal

Simon Sookias

Araan Suares Neil

Jiten Taneja

Sapna Tayal

Nirvigna Thapa

Aryan Vahi

Maya Van Baugh

Nishant Velaven

Kungdiangbou Wijunamai

Dana Woo

Not pictured: Yash Kedia, Eeshaan Mehra, Syed Daanish Zaheer.

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Grade 10 Adcresco

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Priyansha Agarwal

Mario Aji

Rhea Ali

Arina Amatya

Veer Arya

Tala Bagh

Ryan Bajaj

Sudhiti Barjatya

Armaan Batra

Siddharth Bhandari

Yuvraj Bhatia

Chanon Charuchinda

Yuvraj Cheema

Sunggon Cho

Jiwon Chun

Yongbean Chung

Micah Crider

Aditi Deswal

Tej Dhungana

Karma Dorjee


Jacob Fleming

Knema Gardner

Palden Gonsar

Diva Goyal

Tashi Gyamtsho

Zohal Haidari

Swapnil Jhajharia

Da Eun Joo

Taei Kang

Giju Kim

MinJae Kim

Riya Kohli

Kyumin Kyung

Abiral Lamsal

Karl Oskar Lange

Phasin Laplamool

Radha Laplamool

Da Eun Lee

Huijeong Lee

Seoyoung Lee

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Yoojin Lee

Jia Loomba

Joshua Lyndem

Markhamsan Lyndem

Nalin Mahajan

Nitya Mahajan

Aarti Malhotra

Rohan Mathias

Abhik Mehra

Saira Mehra

Kayan Mehta

Suhana Mehta

Muzhgan Noori

Rak Leo Ogan

Ilya Pandya

Chittish Pasbola

Vikentiy Pashuk

Remay Pemba

Aviva Philip

Rishabh Poddar


Tara Puri

Gauri Ratan

Samarvir Rathore

Shyla Robinson

Carlos Rodrigues

Damin Roo

Syma Sahu

Kittapa Sasivimonpan

Navya Sethi

Zorawar Sethi

Swastika Sharma

Harsh Shyamdasani

Dhrubhaghat Singh

Eun Seo Son

Jigya Talwar

Harssh Tanwar

Visakuo Tsurho

Joanna Victor

Rigpea Wangchuk

Won Yang

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Hakyung Yi Not pictured: Anirudh Aggarwal, Shivaansh Garg, William Raggett, Pooja Shankar.

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GRADE 11 IMPERIUM

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Khushi Agrawal

Nawara Alaboud

Hala Alnajjar

Shibani Anand

Abdul Ansari

Jaydeep Bajwa

Fiza Bakshi

Aryan Balani

Saksham Basu

Liah Bergerson

Shaurya Bhansali

Hyenjin Cho

Chiriki Curphey

Tanishq Daniel

Meher Datta

Karma Dhonden

Diya Singh

Red Dorji

Ismail Elainain

Apoorv Garg


Harsh Garg

Kritin Garg

Rishika Garg

Drystee Giri

Jaideep Grover

Dorinda Hardage

Adyan Husain

Alisa Husain

Sahil Jacob

Vaibhav Jain

Yehyang Jang

Shruti Kapoor

Emma Karas

Manasvi Khanna

Daeyoung Kim

Hyunyoung Kim

Shreya Kulshreshtha

Naphon Laplamool

Jinhwan Lee

Samuel Lee

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Anvi Lohia

Ved Maddison

Mubaraq Mehta

Rohan Menezes

Lila Morzadec

Talitha Moses

Neel Mukhija

Parvati Murakoshi

Ahaan Nayar

Tenzin Dorjee Nepali

Tenzin Sherap Nepali

Ngoc Ngo

Tenzin Yugyel Norbu

Tsezin Siri Norbu

Ruke Lukas Ogan

Hassakol Panaspraipong

Khush Patel

Pankhuri Poddar

Akshaya Pradhan

Faisal Qadir


Sahil Raisuddin

Iqbal Zaheer

Malsawmsangi Ralte

Detsen Rinchhen

Mehek Sajnani

Chimmi Selden

Diya Seth

Riya Sharma

Karsten Shaw

Aniket Singh

Arpit Singh

Diksha Singh

Janak Singh

Sanjana Singh

Rachel Solomon

Yehun Son

Anika Suares

Daniel Swarup

Tenzin Chowang Taklha

Disha Thakkar

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Matthew Tharappel

Shubham Tibrewala

Abhay Tiku

Ansh Vora

Tanushri Warrier

Siah Woo

Aarushi Vardhan


WOODSTOCK STUDENTS SHARE THEIR PLAYLISTS

Tune in to our favourite finds and fresh beats

Vickyleaks

Singh is King

Cole World

Janak Singh, Grade 11

Kuhu Singh, Grade 9

Ameya Singh, Grade 12

1. Travis Scott: goosebumps 2. Lil Uzi Vert: XO TOUR Llif3 3. Post Malone: rockstar (feat. 21 Savage) 4. A$AP Ferg: Plain Jane 5. Kendrick Lamar: HUMBLE. 6. Travis Scott: Butterfly Effect 7. Gucci Mane: Both (feat. Drake) 8. Metro Boomin: Blue Pill (feat. Travis Scott) 9. NAV: Wanted You (feat. Lil Uzi Vert) 10. Kodak Black: Roll in Peace (feat. XXXTENTACION)

1. Camila Cabello: Havana (feat. Young Thug) 2. Lil Pump: Gucci Gang 3. Gucci Mane: I Get the Bag (feat. Migos) 4. A$AP Ferg: Plain Jane 5. Post Malone: rockstar (feat. 21 Savage) 6. : Migos, Nicki Minaj & Cardi B: MotorSport 7. Post Malone: Candy Paint 8. J Balvin & Willy William: Mi Gente 9. Post Malone: I Fall Apart 10. Selena Gomez & Marshmello: Wolves

1. J Cole Vile Mentality 2. Kendrick Lamar HiiPower 3. J Cole G.O.M.D. 4. J Cole, Missy Elliot Nobody’s Perfect 5. Jaden Smith Icon 6. Joey Bada$$ My Yout (ft. Maverick Sabre) 7. J Cole KOD 8. J Cole, Kendrick Lamar Forbidden Fruit 9. J Cole Work Out 10. J Cole Lights Please

August to May

Koala Jam

Ved Maddison, Grade 11 Imtiyala Jamir, Grade 12

AUG. Oasis: 1. Chicago: Don’t Look Back in Anger If You Leave Me Now SEP. Drake: 2. The Strokes: Best I Ever Had Call It Fate, Call It Karma OCT. Sam Smith: 3. Donnie & Joe Emerson: Not In That Way Baby NOV. Frank Ocean: 4. Extreme: The Get Down (Play Soundtrack) Chanel More Than Words Subho Basu, Grade 12 DEC. Logic: City of Stars 5. Alabama Shakes: JAN. Harold Faltermeyer: Gimme All Your Love 1. Jaden Smith: Welcome to the Get Down Axel F 6. The Killers: FEB. The Beatles: Hey Jude When You Were Young 2. Michael Kiwanuka: Rule the World (I Came MAR. G-Eazy: 7. Jet: Are You Gonna from the City) [feat. Nasir Jones as Mr. Books] 3. Miguel: Cadillac 4. Earth, Wind & Fire: September The Beautiful & Damned Be My Girl 5. Manu Dibango: Soul Makossa 6. Grandmaster (feat. Zoe Nash) 8. Big Bang: Flash: The Message 7. Vicki Sue Robinson: Turn APR. Jimi Hendrix: Last Dance the Beat Around 8. Herizen Guardiola as Mylene All Along the Watchtower 9. Pink Floyd: Cruz: Set Me Free (feat. Nile Rodgers & The AmeriMAY. Logic: Wish You Were Here canos) 9. The Get Down Brothers: Break the Locks AfricAryaN (feat. Neil de10. Lissie: 10. Incredible Bongo Band: Apache (Grandmaster Grasse Tyson) They All Want You Flash Mix)

Skip To Guitar Solo Satvi Kumar, Grade 12

Yearbook Playlist

Yearbook Team 1. Bag Raiders: Shooting Stars 2. Ramz: Bark1. Lynyrd Skynyrd: Free Bird 2. Guns N’ Roses: ing 3. Nicky Jam: X 4. Frank Ocean: Ivy 5. Sweet Child O’ Mine 3. Dire Straits: Sultans of Swing PRETTYMUCH: No More 6. Cardi B, Bad Bunny, DJ 4. Deep Purple: Highway Star 5. Pink Floyd: Balvin: I Like It 7. Drake: Nice For What 8. SantaTime 6. The Jimi Hendrix Experience: All Along na, Rob Thomas: Smooth 9. Shawn Mendes: Lost the Watchtower 7. Eagles: Hotel California in Japan 10. XXXTENTACION: Moonlight 8. AC/DC: T.N.T. 9. Santana: Black Magic Woman 10. The Rolling Stones: Sympathy for the Devil 85


Lily Coll Grade 10, U.S.A

Alexandra Chen Grade 10, U.S.A. Elizabeth Nanavati Grade 11, U.S.A.

Gaelle Guerin Grade 11, France Prestin Le Blanc Grade 12, U.S.A.

STUDENT EXCHANGE

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Alodie Gould Grade 9, South Africa

Jaden Wigg Grade 9, South Africa

Mackenzie Spencer Grade 10, Australia

Theo Simcock Grade 10, New Zealand

Toby Tyrrell Grade 9, South Africa Clare Johnson Grade 10, Australia

Nina Mickelwood Grade 9, South Africa

Sophie Bradley Grade 10, New Zealand

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Art

Upper

L-R: Adam Hubbard, Genevieve Mathieu, Nanda Kumar.

Science

L-R: Nishtha Daniel, Mou Maiti, Andeep Kaur, Tobias Tillemans, Stephen Anderson, Darab Nagarwalla

Math

L-R: Jeffrey Santos, Tarun Seth, Richard Davies, Ruben Pinzon, Tiffany Belbin, Annie Malcom

Drama

L-R: Heera Singh, Curran Russell

English

L-R: Kirsten Pike, Andrew Plonka, Tesal Sangma, Meredith Dyson, Melanie Reichwald

R.E.

L-R: Renee Bowling, Simon Paul, David Webb, Prateek Santram


Social Studies

Years

L-R: Edward Beavan, Nicole Last, Richard Wartho, Arundhati Sharma, Prateek Santram, Sonali Garg

Counseling

L-R: Binu George, Fabiola Shaw, Renee Bowling, Swati Shrestha

HS Office

Library

L-R: Edna Dass, Sarah Santram, Nilesh Talaulicar, Anil Bhandari.

L-R: Subhashini Timothy, Rahima Thomas, Richard Wartho, Meenu Khan, Esther Arthur.

PE

L-R: Steve Luukkonen, Sarah Kangas, Monish John.

HS Employees

L-R (Top): Daleep Sood, Vinod Kumar, Sanjeev, Ratan, Lalchand Sood, Sunil Kumar


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Upper years coordinator

Academic Coordinator

Head of Learning Support

Ajay Negi

Mou Maiti Nazneen Nagarwalla

Sue Long

Richard Davies

Enrichment coordinator

Registrar


Teacher Superlatives “Most Likely to...”

Become a Supermodel

be A govERNMENt spy

john rOBERTSON

sonali Garg

binge watch swati Shrestha

win a nobel peace Prize tarun Seth

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Sadie Hawkins Walking in a Winter Wonderland, with snowflakes and all shades blue and white, everybody had a wonderful time during this year’s Sadie Hawkins event. The beautiful decorations began in the quad and then continued to the high school hallway where people were guided to Parker Hall by snowy trees lit with fairy lights.A job well done to the SAC heads and reps for the amount of effort put into making it really feel like a Winter Wonderland!

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From a date going terribly wrong at the circus to watching an opera , or shopping for clothes to walking on ice through a haunted house, this year’s Spring Drama Production was filled with the strangest things ever! Woodstock’s Improv team which consisted of six highly skilled performers worked hard to perform in “A Night Of Improv”. The crew was exceptionally funny and left everybody laughing and dancing in the end. It was definitely a night to be remembered!

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Cirque d’ imperium

This year’s circus themed Talent Show had stunning performances from music to dance to aerials, ending, of course, with the “senior surprise”. Jojo, the clown and host, kept everybody amused and laughing with his jokes and tricks. Mrs. Long’s ventriloquy left everyone in amazement. Everyone was in awe of Ms.Swati and Mr.Robertson’s singing performance. Imperium did a wonderful job with circus decorations and food from Little Llama’s and Pyuthani. This will be a talent show everyone with remember. This is one of the most awaited Woodstock highlights of the year and turned out be a huge success amongst all!

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This year’s fall drama production in Woodstock was amazing as always! The play turned out to be a wonderful experience. Subho Basu, grade 12, adapted the play “The Get Down” from the TV series about the lives of starry eyed teens from The Bronx aspiring to be rappers, singers and DJs. It was a high energy show, filled with enthusiasm, dance and movement. The cast and crew of The Get Down worked tirelessly to present this show and put in immense effort to make the play a great success, filled with dance and music on a colourful set that extended beyond the stage. 97


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called Cha Jeon Nori while the audience, which was divided into blue and red teams, cheered with vigour. The Indian flag is hoisted by the oldest Indian student at Woodstock, which this year were Jayant Singh and Avanya Joab. Following the flag raising was a bhangra performance so enthusiastic it caused the students to jump down and join in.

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Goal-a-thon kicked off in the first week of September with a full three days of nonstop football. This year’s teams raised a total of 1.5 lakhs to help finance water conservation and harvesting in the nearby Sanathan Dharam village. The winner in the girls was the Girls Staff Team and Senior Boys Football Team Cuddle Crew won in the Boys division. Unreal Madrid Team raised the most amount of money for charity this year. Goal-a-thon this year really rocked Woodstock again!

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“And that’s a Swish!” An annual event to raise money for charity, students from grades 8 through 12 compete with each other in Swish-a-thon. Cuddle Crew, the senior boys team, won the tournament in the Boys category and ADIDAB, Grade 11 girls team, bagged first place in the girls category. The overlap with Holi resulted in students playing with colour still on their face. It was a great three days of basketball!

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“And that’s a shot!” The traditional Win Mumby Basketball tournament took place in November 2017. With various schools from all over India, the competition level was definitely high with exceptional play and sportsmanship. The WS Senior Girls and Boys’ teams played their finest in really intense games that kept the audience on their feet. The Win Mumby Tournament has been a Pride for Woodstock for the past seventeen years and will continue to be so! 108


Win Mumby

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Spring Junior Girls Team

Fall Senior Girls Team

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My fashion inspiration: Ranges from Hype beast to 90s hipster

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My fashion inspiration is: Kanye West, A$AP Rocky, and Instagram

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Describe your style in a few words. A mix of minimal, high end, vintage and hype clothes.

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EVENTS

Satish Kumar shares his expreince of walking from Delhi to Washington D.C.

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Richard Delacy, Professor from Harvard , shares his expertise on Bollywood entertainment

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CROSS COUNTRY

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COMMUNITY

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ENGAGEMENT

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Lucknow Trip

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Delhi Trip

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Nandini Agarwal “Are. You. Serious?!?!”

Pavani Ganju “Aiyyo Rama!”

Tanya Sandhu “It’s true!”

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Passawit Puangseree “I Love Tsephell”

Kyle Diarmit “Kabish is Don”

Shivansh Singhal “It was me.”

SORRY DAD Harshvardhan Yadav “Wild as the waves”

Dhruv Agarwal “Catch-Me-If-You-Can”

Udit Garg “Udit’s the best”

Tanuj Bagaria “Bye.”

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“Just Peachy!”

“Sunny-side up! :)”

“It was bananas”

Sooyeon Park “Get Out.”

Hamin Yoon “Get it?”

Lalchhanhimi Bungsut “No More Dream”

Tara Bajpai “Save Me”

Jiya Puri “Cherry on top”

Ameya Singh

Dina Fayed “I am shooketh”

Aashna Kulshreshtha “Now we’re here”

Anahita Baluja “SMD TTYL YOLO”

Vriti Thakkar “Wak-anda”

Aditi Manjunath “Why so Cheesy?”

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Pema Lhagyel “12 years a slave”

Hyechan Jun

Phunsok Norboo & Meghan Pandit

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Yong Hoon Chung “What is love?” Jayant Singh Nagar Palika

Suryansh Prahladka “Bhai Bhai Bhai”

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Page 2 (L to R): Phunsok, Meghan, Pavni, Kyle, Prassidhi, Kelzang, Noah, Lea, Sabrina, Pema, Meher, Sagunya, Harsh, Sophie, Nandini, Hamin, Idika, Ana, Tanya A, Shubho, Sera, Yala, Tara, Summer

Page 3 (L to R): Anahita, Varun, Parth, Pralatka, Sofia, Vriti, Dina, Eva, Arjan, Satvi, Nachiketa, Nikunj, Tsephell, Shivansh, Anou, Chaani, Udit, Doyounh, Tanuj, Vatsal, Aryan, Tshokey, Dhruv, Fofa Page 1 (L to R):Aanik, Pragya Khalid, Joon, Aditi, Aarushi, Jay, Ishaan, Haelaem, Kiara, Aashna, Humaid, Kahini, Ameya, Jayant, Abishek, Abigail, Kabish,Tanya S, Jiya, Heychan, Shatakshi, Hahyeon, Kavi

Answer Key for all you cheaters!


ADVISOR Spring 2018: Dear Aanik, Avanya, Ishaan, Jay, Noah, Passa, Summer, Tanuj, Tsephell, Yala, Mr. Shaw and I have had the privilege of walking along side you these past 3-4 years. Most of you have been with us for the entire four years! As we reminisced, the following came to mind: Remember the time I (Mrs. Shaw) was so desperate to get you to talk that I made you sit in a circle with me in the library? Yeah—that didn’t go so well. Flash forward to senior year advisor night; and you are sitting in row on my dining room floor, giving one another shoulder massages, chatting away about life. Mr. Shaw and I remember Rokeby for dinner; and attempting to go to the graveyard at night, but everyone started to make excuses why we couldn’t go—so we didn’t. We will remember Tanuj selflessly cooking shrimp and meat for our Mexican Food night, even though he was tired. We will remember Yala’s sweet, endearing smile and her ability to crack backs; Avanya’s strong determination in pretty much everything she does, and Noah’s sense of style (plus making him eggless pancakes/cakes). We will remember Passa’s fierceness while playing on the basketball team and Tsephell’s amazing leadership when she was class Gov. We will remember Jay’s easy-going temperament and willingness to help. If a wizard is never late (Lord of the Rings)—then Aanik is our wizard! I will remember Ishaan having debates over religion as we all munched on popcorn at Hanifl center while waiting for our pizzas. And we will remember Summer’s poise and quiet elegance. Our lives are forever intertwined. We wish many blessings on each of you! May you find contentment, love, peace, and joy! Much love, Mr. and Mrs. Shaw.

Dear Abhishek, Aditi, Anou, Aryan, Chhani, Mehar, Nacho, Kabish, Prasoo, Sag, Sooyeon, Taarini & Jeffee, Wow! Has it been really four years already? I’ve known many of you longer than that and the rest of you for-a-while now. Each one of you have etched happy memories in my mind and I will remember each one of you for the rest of my life. Honorary shout out is must to Banshee (Akul)& Vatsala. We’ve grown older and hopefully more mature together (okay, maybe only few of us). I remember Nacho singing a trio with the Tyagi twins in 6th grade or Mehar trying to perfect ‘Twinkle Twinkle in two and a half minutes for her play check, prompting Aarushi to say ‘Bechhareko (Mr. Roy) aab chhutkara de de’”. Or how ‘bout Jeffee having endless supply of candy in his bag pack. Prasoo’s affection and kindness to stray dogs and feeding them ‘ParleJee’. Sooyeon, I’ll never forget your enthusiasm and preference for rice over….rice and wolf over…tiger, Chhanhi’s dislike for lukewarm water or the face Anou made after missing out on French award to Taekmin Nam. I’ll not forget Aryan and Nacho and Jeffee endlessly talking about ‘Dota’ and ‘LAN’ party. Abhishek and Kabish, I’ve enjoyed watching you two b-balling and battling it out on the court. Sag, only when you joined our group, I started to hear Nepali/Newari more often. Taarini, your quiet demeanor and ability to hear out others w/out interrupting is just amazing. Aditi, I’ll not forget your ‘Good Morning, Mr. Roy’ in sotto voce, but I WILL like to forget how many times I had to write to Mr. Bhandari for you…. My advisees, you’ve been a pleasure and joy to be associated with. You’re truly Invictus. Godspeed! Mr. RoY

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MESSAGES Somehow I got lucky and joined Woodstock four years ago with one of the creativest, ambitiousest and all-around gnarliest batch of ninth-graders ever to hit the hillside. Idika, Joon, Fofandi, Hyechan, Abby: thank you all for welcoming me into your group four years ago. And we’ve adopted some great new additions since then: Alli, Pema, Sera, Pavani, Pragya: each of you brought something new and special, and our group would not be the same without you. And of course, there are those we’ve lost over the years...Tom, Aanik, Kiara, Vrithik, Kodi, Sarah, Bahir, Puruva, Heewoong, Bacy, Prestin: you are all missed, both those who flew off for other countries and those who moved a couple doors down to other advisor groups. It’s been a privilege to witness the spontaneous dance parties, Idika’s country hoedowns, massage chains, obscene amounts of momos, guessing games (who’s coming to the party?), lunchtime trips to Cozy, afternoons at the arcade, and philosophical discussions. Ours is a group ofleaders, artists, Rubik’s-cube-solvers, event coordinators, riddle-busters, foodies, singers, runners, musicians, actors, activists, scientists, footballers, trekkers… and although it makes me sad to send you off into the world, I can’t WAIT to watch you make it a better place. You are ready. I’ll be watching your accomplishments with pride.

Dear everyone, We really can’t believe you are graduating already! It’s been a great joy, pleasure and privilege being your advisor these last couple of years. How time has flown since I first taught most of you in Grade 9 History and introduced you to the quirky world of Nigel Mustapha and the mighty Southend United. Sophie and Tshoks, I’ll miss you using the fan to cool yourselves as you arrive right on the bell for assembly. T-Dawg, sorry I could never say your name correctly! Sophie, I hope you never get sent to the island desk again! Eva, thanks for being so pro-British in History, I appreciated it. Egor, I enjoyed our chats about Russia, and that’s Putin it mildly. Sophia, Charis and Kahini, I enjoyed all our chats and playing Dobble. Kahini thanks for the bad puns and gags. Arjan, your verbosity knows no bounds – all the best. Suryansh, your hard working ethic has been an inspiration to us all. Aashna, enjoy the art in Europe. And to the whole Class of 2018, thanks for being great students, hardworking and fun. Embrace the opportunities of college and beyond. Be people of integrity who look to the needs of others before your own. God bless and keep in touch, and up the mighty Shrimpers! Ed, Kirsten, Charlie and Ameya Beavan

Thank you guys for accepting me. Thank you for being so cool, intelligent, self-organizing, and above all fun. Thank you for being there for each other and thank you for being there for me. Keep your spirits as they are and enjoy the ride from here on forth. E-Z, Mr. Heera

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ADVISOR To my wonderful Invictus advisees Ameya, Deborah, Dina, HahYeon, Hoon, Kiara, Kavi, Lea, Satvi and Vatsal, it has been a joy to spend these years with you. Many of you had already been here for years before and welcomed me in; some of us joined this Himalayan journey together; and for some of you, we had the honour of welcoming you in later years. I couldn’t have had a better group to share this journey with, and I thank you all for your support. As you see the sun set once again behind the mountains, know that it will rise in a new place—a new journey, one all your own—and know that you will be deeply missed.

Dearest Jerks, 4 years!!! I cannot believe the time has come so soon!! It seems like only yesterday we were playing hide and seek up at the Chukkar!! How much you all have grown throughout the years and I must say it has been an honor being your advisor and enjoying every minute watching you grow!! Even though your energy level settled a bit compared to 9th grade that fun, goofy and loving essence of this group was always at the core through and through!! WAKANDA!!!! Sorry had to throw at least one in there!! Looking forward to the future I cannot give you enough of my love and support for whatever may come your way!! There will be times when you question your passions and dreams, but those “questions” are you simply growing as a human!! It is natural to question and reflect the purpose of your life, so never forget to look inside and try to find what truly makes you happy!! I am always here to support and help so don’t think because you’re graduating you can escape me that easily!! I’m sure in 5 years we’ll still be competing in that lame basketball game on messenger (if Facebook isn’t bankrupt or in jail by then)!! Thank you for all the memories (WAKANDA) throughout the years as every single one brought a smile to my face and a little place in my heart!! You all can succeed and be happy so go out into that big old world, follow your heart and DO IT!! Much love and care, Head Jerk!!

Dear Class of 2018, I don’t know how much room my advisor message will take up so I’m going to make this short and sweet!! “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift!” Remember that as each one of you has a special gift to offer this world! You might not know what that “gift” is right now but you will eventually!! No matter how hard life beats you up stick with your passions and values, because no one can take those away from you!! Like I told my advisors, I’m always here to talk if things get tough later in life!! Believe in yourself, know what your worth and follow your dreams!! All the best Class of 2018 and I know you’re going to make such a positive dent on this world!! Make it a GREAT life!!! Mr. L

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MESSAGES Dear Advisees, Thank you for welcoming me into the group so warmly this year (even though I’m not Mr. Kaplan)! You made it easy for me to feel at home, and I’m grateful that we could sing the senioritis blues and say goodbye to Woodstock together. I’ll always cherish the memories of our bleary-eyed breakfasts on Thursday mornings, drool sessions over the cast of Black Panther, and (of course!) your pity laughs at all my corny jokes. Even though this was our first (and last) year as an advisor group, I’ve known many of you since you were in 9th grade (or even 6th grade – shout out to Sunday School!), and it’s been a privilege to watch you grow into young men and women right before my eyes. I’m excited to see where life takes you; I know great things are in store! Love, Ms. Dyson P.S. Now I’ll pass the mic over to Mr. Kaplan:

Hey Everyone, I’m so proud of you all. It is hard to believe that four years ago you were timid little freshmen, and now you’re about to graduate and head out to your next adventure. I may have missed this last year, but I can anticipate how you’ve grown; my heart was with you the whole time. Good luck next year, and if you’re ever in the Boston area, make sure to find me. As Gandalf once said, “May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.” -Mr. Kaplan

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sagunya rawal

dhruv agarwal

subho basu

kyle diarmit

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yonghoon chung

deborah aier

Kelzang DEMA

most likely to be late to grad

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Aai,Baba- Thank you for sending me here, I love you so much. You supported me through all the ups and downs here and I’ll try my best to make you proud wherever I go. Sag- Stay salty, keep boxing, I’ll never forget that almost-knockout and get off FIFA. Phunsok- I’ve lived in your room more than I’ve lived in my own house. Keep insulting people out of nowhere. Hoon- Bro we’ll eat some nice steak and watch movies again, and this time I won’t fall asleep. Ishaan- All the time we did nothing in Bio and complained about it, that was fun man. Keep recommending stuff like Black Mirror. Pema- Bhai we’ll keep making songs man, and one day I’ll play the guitar better than you. Kavi- We’ll remember cooking all the bacon. Keep making your random jokes man. Humaid- We’ll keep talking man, I know you got my back always, and I got yours. Stay popular, and tell me all about your new fan group in college. Nikunj- Even though you hated me inside, thanks for letting me stay in your room for however much time. I’m joking. Subho- We’ll keep discussing hip-hop and film. Joyner is better than Logic. Egor- Keep blasting ‘Dance with the Devil’ wherever you go. You’re the best director because you’re the only director I’ve ever worked with. Jeff- We’ll always remember those empty quarter breaks, swimming and being broke. Parth- Keep exploring, I’ll miss our Calvin and Hobbes talks man, and Parth style toast. Arjan- Bhai, Mitra, we’ll keep sharing our stories, and please study man. All our Oreo shakes and dinners and brunches, I’m going to miss those. And avoiding groups. Shivansh- You have the most contagious laugh, and I’ll miss your resourcefulness even though the things you share aren’t yours. Passa- Don’t stop getting toxic over DOTA. And keep playing American football, I’m a better quarterback. Jeffrey- Activity week was so fun. Keep bullying Passa and stop studying all the time. Nacho- We’ll complete the next outlast together. And make sure I’m the first one to see your first kickflip. Jay- We’ll remember our pre-calc and stats sessions, procrastinating and listening to Akon. PrasiddhiKeep talking loud all the time, and keep telling me about drama always. KelzangWe’ll remember the 4 extra Film study halls man. Thanks for all the food man, and I don’t always overcook chicken. Tanya- You tried to get me to start talking and when I did you ditched me. I’m joking. Keep doing that to other new people. Yigha- Keep talking forever, bud. And don’t ever mope. You should also have more mango milkshakes. We’ll share more good songs, like your favorite, Lil Pump. I’ll remember the maaza overdose as well, and all the complaining about everything from an open door to all the biggest problems in the world. Oh, and congrats on getting into Stanford.

Pandit Meghan सेघन पंिडत

ཕུན་ཚོགས་ནོ་བུ་།། Phunsok Norboo

Amala and Pala: Thank you for always being there for me, you guys are the reason why I have come so far in life. You have taught me the right from wrong and have supported me endlessly my whole life. I know I have been a troublesome child but still, you deal with me. I will never disappoint you. I love you ☺ Acha: I know we don’t talk as much even though we are siblings but no matter what acha, I will always love you and care for you and look out for you cuz you dumb as hell. You can count on me hahaha. Thanks for always buying things for me and saving my ass endlessly. Love you a lot. Mr. Jun, Mr. Peters, Mrs. Peters, Mr. Huten, Mr. Adi: Thanks for keeping up with all my bs, y’all were my parents and looked out for me always. Yongbean: You’re a good guy, stay the same Rigpea: I appreciated all the respect you showed towards me Tej: Thanks for keeping me updated with all the drama. Dorjee, Keldo, Chowang, Jaydeep, Yugyel, Lukas: Keep balling hard, and bring it home!Detsen: You’re my favorite rat and I didn’t include you with the baller bois cuz you suck. Sorry but I still love you :) Other gr11 check grad cards. Oak Lounge: I think of all of you guys as good friends of mine and enjoyed the times I spent with you even if it was not much. I’ll miss all of you guys and best of the luck for the future. Jay: It’s crazy how much we’ve drifted the past few years, but still it’s all good. Have fun in college. Won’t forget all the memories we made when we were young. Jefferson: I should have never returned the DS only mannn hahaha. You’re one kind/nice human being bro, stay the same. You’ll do great in the future. Noah: Yo Beavan!!, you’re one smart dude and it’s fun to have conversations with ya man, stay the same. You’re great! Yadav: There’s nothing specific I want to write but I’ll just say you’re a great friend. Even though you might not feel the same way about me idc lol. I’ll miss your ears and enjoy college in India xD Doyo: Donate me some of your tears for grad plz, I really need it. You’re sooo thiiiinnnn. OPPA is always here for you! Satvi: I’m your calc god, Worship me. You’ll never be as great as me Kiara, Idika: You guys are one powerful duo man, Kiara have more cheat days hahaha, Idika, idk how you’re gon deal with Dhruv, Good luck! Jayant: You’re a great guy bro and lose some weight man. Start living healthy. Enjoy college. Abhishek: You’ll never be better than me at basketball, but you can keep trying. Don’t worry maybe you’ll get there when I die. Love you bro hahaha Nikunj: Dallluuuu, I’ll miss you so much bro. Don’t go dalu mode in college too lol. Hyechan: Thanks for all the help in every subject mannn, couldn’t have done it without you <3 Yala: You have unreal expectations for guys man, lower it for all the boys wanting to hit you up cuz you so pweeetty. Abby: Always stay the most reasonable one. Hamin: Noooonaaa, you’re too old man. I’m starting to see some wrinkles already... jk Seulgi is a copy-cat of you Summer, Joon: My favorite twins!!! (only ones I know) hahah. Both of you are the definition of a perfect student. Kyle: Don’t play with 3 boys in college too hahah Egor: Mr. Putin, ahhahaha, don’t out-drink everyone in Yale also, remember not everyone is super-human like you. Will miss you bro <3 Subho: My favvooorrittee bong in the world hahah. You’ll never be as cool as your dad bro, I’m serious Nacho: You one of my main dudes boiii, we got long history, waiting for the day you go pro Shivansh: You crazy mf, you were one hell of a roommate hahahah. Keep doing your shit Arjan: Mr. Classssyyyy, that explains it all man. Stay Classy Prasiddhi, Kelzang: Y’all are my only two snorlaxes in the world. Be honored. Thiccc squad up Yigha: My editor, gotta help me in college too, you’re just a message away. Sophie: Hey Blastoise ☺ Tshokey: Still waiting for your promise to dresss up sexy. Ishaan: By now I’ve already gotten my victory royale so I’m much better than you _I_ Dhruv: Ma late bro, we cheated school way too many times lol Udit: You fat ***, you can pick the word of the choice. Love you :) Meghan: You’ll forever be my favorite emo ‘buddy’, and sleep in your own bed Sagunya: My lovely Pikachu, you’ll always look 4’5 to me and keep thunder-bolting everyone Humaid: Lucy will forever be in our hearts, first roommate of my high school life. Varun: I’ve come to know you’re the biggest snake of all time. Be a great one, not a mediocre one. Passa: Thank me when you get a smoking gf in college, it’s all cuz of me. Introduce me too xD Jeffrey: I lie in tzuyu’s heart more than anyone so don’t try to take her away from me, you low class twice fan. Parth: Messi > Ronaldo. Enough said. Kabish: Dawgg no2 yea hahah, you’ll be plenty busy in college ;) Hoon: My fat south Korean Kim Jong Hoon, don’t finish all of Korea’s food supplies Kavi: You dawggggg, you’ll beat kabish in college hopefully. WS wasnn’t your shizz Pema: Dumbass lil bro, listen to me, I know best and get a pronunciation book plz. Aanik: You’re the winner of the first ever Mr. Worldwide Ugly. Congratzz, it’s a prestigious award. Papa Jeff: My other parent in Woodstock, thank you for everything you have done for me. I have not only come this far in athletics, but in person and integrity all because of you.Woodstock: Thank you for everything you have done for me, I have appreciated it dearly and I hold you very close to my heart. I will miss you tremendously and for all the students still here, enjoy while it lasts, times flies by too fast. Healeam: Dumb, retarded, thick, stupid, annoying are the words you say I use to describe you but in all honesty, what describes you best is…… ROUNDDD and cute/loving hahaha. The series of FORTUNATE events is probably the hardest thing I’ve worked on all my HS life, so you better appreciate it and for sure there will be a continuation, so you better look forward to it as well round b. <3


YonG HooN ChunG 정용훈

하나님: 하나님 아버지, 지금까지 항상 저를 인도하셔서 감사합니 다. 7년전부터 인도땅에 보내주시고 정말 상상도 못할 경험을 하 나님을 통해 보여주신걸 감사합니다. 힘들때 항상 함께 계셔 저 를 위로해주시고 저게 용기를 주신분은 하나님 밖에 없습니다. 앞 으로 제 미래를 책임져 주실분은 하나님 한분밖에 없음을 소망합 니다. 하나님 앞에서 당당한 용훈이가 되겠습니다. 아빠 엄마: 벌 써 인도에 온지가 7년이 되었네요. 인도에서 하루하루가 엄청 길 게 느껴졌는데, 이제는 인도가 더욱 더 편한 나라입니다. 2014년도 에 우드스탁에 들어갔는데 벌써 졸업이네요. 부모님의 기도가 없 었으면 아마도 제가 이렇게는 못했을거에요 이렇게 저를 들어주 신분은 부모님 밖에 없는 거 같네요. 제가 실망시킨 일도 많이 했 는데 많이 속상하셨죠. 다시는 그런 실수는 하지않을게요. 많이 사 랑합니다.형:ㅋㅋㅋ 형이 여기에 적힌 줄은 몰랐지. 나도 형을 언 급해야 할거같아. 지금 저 먼땅 미국에서 혼자사는데 지금 적응 잘 하는거 같아. 나 만약에 미국가면 맛있는거 사줘.동생: 동생아….. 학교 생활 열심히만 하면 너가 하고싶은거 다할수있어. 항상 뭐를 할때 즐겁고 최선을 다하면 애들이 너를 role model로 볼거야 그 니까 최선을 다하고 지금처럼만 있어줘. 그리고 내가 많이 챙겨주 지 못한거 형으로써 미안하고 지금 부터 잘할게.Yehyang:예향아! 내년에 시니어인데 학교에서 멋있는 학생이되 ㅋGiju, Sunggon, Won: 후배들아 열심히 공부이런것도 중요한데 중요한건 추억 을 남기는 거야 너희도 조금후면 졸업한다 시간 많은거 아니니깐 명심해! Daeun: 적어줬다 ㅋㅋㅋㅋ 한국가서 보자잉Jiwon and Eunseo: 너희들을 조금 더 알고 싶었지만 시간이 이제 없네 ㅋㅋ 학교에서 모범이 되고 열심히 생활하시길.찬이, 민이, 다니엘 그 리고 진주: 귀여운 동생들아 공부 열심히해!!!한국친구들에게: 형/ 오빠랑 많이 안친해도 나 진짜 사귀기 쉬우니까 한국오면 꼭 연락 해줘. 내가 밥 사줄게 만오천원 한도;Jinhwan:아이고 진환아 똘아 이짓 하면 안된닼ㅋㅋ 한국오면 연락햌ㅋㅋHamin: 안녕 누나 내 가 가끔 누나를 빡치게 해도 다 장난인거 알짘ㅋ. 근데 우리 한번 도 한국에서 만난적없는거 알아? 이번에 꼭만나길 Sooyeon: 노래 방가서 랩 해줘야돼 알았지ㅋ 너 없었으면 진짜로 허전했을듯ㅋ ㅋㅋㅋ Doyoung:도영쓰 이제 너가 투덜거리거도 못보겠네 완 전 슬플듯 ㅠㅠ 그래도 대학가서 연락하고 싶으면 연락해줰ㅋㅋ Healeam: 여보시오… 드디어 졸업이구나;; 정말수고 많았고 나 너 진짜 그리울거야Hyechan: 나는 너가 어디서든 잘하는거 아니깐 우리 한국에서좀 만나잨ㅋJeffrey: 한국에서봐 그리고 편지 확인 하고

Phunsok: Haha you chopsticks, I cannot imagine my life without you. Pema: You only watch SungHa Jung from Youtube. I’m sure you never seen him in real life. I will take you to one of his concert. Meghan: Emoghan, I won’t forget the nights bro. I will miss you so much in college. Ishaan: Hey Oren, please find me thec girsl in JHU for me. Don’t be a hog Kabish: Doggggy Kavi: You really need to make my hair Sag: My captain, you are my true brother. Aanik: You should speak up for yourself I love you haha Egor: We will meet one day in one the best place in Asia, you bad influence haha.Jay: Hey my ex-roomie, you gave me good lessons, I will not forget them. Jefferson: I will miss your good foods that you used to make for us. Parth: You gave me huge motivations to find who truly I am. I will miss you brother. Passa: we should not lose our friendship that we have.. Arjan: You think you are a bashful guy but I know that you are not. Nikunj Noah: Don’t you ever take gins again. You guys made me sad for that time. Dhruv, Harsh: Smoking kills. Yigha, Kelzang and Prasiddhi: hey yo!!!! How can I forget you guys! You guys are really special to me. Tshokey: Heyy, I hope you do well in college. You gotta be a bts missionary in US alright? Summer and Joon: Hey my favourite president twins. You guys are my role model. I won’t forget you guys. Kiara: I am glad that I got to know. I’ll miss you. Chhani: Just by staying next to you, you bring me joy. Do well in your college. Ali and Lea: I will miss both of you so much. Whatever you do, our God will support us. And also I remember the nights in Goa. Sophie: I won’t forget the days that we sang together (A Whole New World and Two Sleepy People). Wherever you are, our God is still there for you. Yala: Please stay the same like this. Physics buddies: Thank you for helping me to get through this class.

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པདྨ་ལྷ་རྒྱལ༎PemA LhagyeL

Apa and Ama-Thank you for all the hard work and sacrifices that you have put into your last one.I hope to repay everything that you’ve done for me someday in this life or the next.Pema,Yeshey and Hippo boss...guess who’s done with school?? Im catching up with you guys. Master Wombat- we’ll party our souls off in Australia. Theres not enough space to say everything to everyone so just check your grad cards.Kabish- oi keta… keep your drama game always strong. I was honestly entertained for two whole years.. Carry On with it and update me from time to time. Thanks for taking all the abuses and lame jokes kavi and i threw at you.Sag:- oi machicks! the two years that i’ve spent in woodstock with you felt as short as you…(jkjk sorry for being lame).But i feel like we’ve known each other for quite a long time man. Those two years, i’ve learnt a lot from you.Thanks for keeping up with my insults and blackmails. You were a cool bro. Have fun wherever you’re going.You wont meet someone as sexy as me though. Phunsok- bro, when are you planning to grow up. Just wanted to say that your a pretty average baller. Thanks for being chill and cool with me. Please stop praising yourself and talking about how good looking you are. I must say you were a nice big bro. We’ll obviously keep in touch wherever we are. Just don’t leave me on seen ya?Hoon- Ayyy villager. you’re the Axl to my Slash(cringe! i know). I’ll miss playing the guitar for you man. I’ll recruit you when I become famous. Until then, don’t forget me when you go back to your village.Meghan- yo my music bud. Your music taste still sucks. I’m still proud to say that you were the first one that i’ve collaborated with. We’ll surely make more awesome beats in the future. Until then, stay cool.Kavi- hey you typical cant.. I don’t think you deserve much space on my will. I think this much is enough, love you bro.Parth - broo.. You’re the best baller in this school after me man but you’re definitely the best singer woodstock has ever had.I’ll miss the high life with you. Continue doing what we do best. Always be goofy and don’t get cocky just cuse you’re living in Italy. Udit- My deep panda. Goa was Lit, Kaza was Lit. Truly a legend man. Don’t get too sentimental after grad. Will surely come to visit your fat a$$ some day. And please control bro, lets not die too soon.Harsh- we’ll surely have “that” talk someday. Peace out bro. Arjan- tooo classy for life. Take Care bro.Nikunj- sorry for mentioning you bhai. U know i love you man.Humaid- Bhutan>Dhaka but u know that i <3 u.Ishaan- ayy Davies,keep the hunting game strong bro.Nacho- thanks for enhancing my gaming knowledge.Take care.Passa- liverpool sucks, but you’re awesome. We’ll meet up in Thailand. Until then take care bro.Shivansh-You’re literally the bomb.com. Egor-will miss the practices we’ve had. You were one of the main soldiers in kaza and manali. Wouldn’t have been as fun without you.Jefferson- don’t eat too much bikrapow. Will drop by in siliguri sometime.Aanik- coolest bhandar in the jungle. Woodstock was blessed.Shubho- hey bong, im sure that cousin is waiting for you at home.Have fun in NYU.Dhruv, Varun,Jeffery- i’ll cherish all the moments that i’ve had with you guys. Have fun and keep in touch. Hyechan- you have a bright future ahead of you. Remember me when you become a billionaire.Prahladka-thanks for being a cool roommate in my first year.Yugel,Keldo,Detsen- you guys are all big ballers man.Take care of Khendrup. Watch out for each others back and keep the bhutanese spirit high and alive. Chowang,Jinwan,DorjeeGuys keep ballin and have fun in senior year(you guys already act like youre seniors anyways)Tej-ill come to smack u in nepal someday.Rigpae- keep your cool like you always do. Come to thimphu someday.Take care bro.Prasiddhi- spending time with you was always fun. You’re one person that i can talk to about anything. Thank you for being awesome with me. Just check your grad card.Kelzang- you’re no 1 don of woodstock.Stay cheerful and don’t beat me up.I’m too scared to even say anything more so just check your grad card.Yigha- Sooo just cuse u got into stanford..jkjk.You’re one of the first friends i’ve had in woodstock and i’m so thankful for that. Be awesome and stay alive until we meet again.Tshokey- Started from primary school, now we here.Have fun. Kadrinche for everything.Yala and Sophie- you guys are actually too cool for skool, have fun in college. Joon or Summer(same sh*t):had fun in goa with you two man. I’ll remember the high talks with you summer.And Joon, ill never forget the frenchfries Satvi-wakanda foevea.Hamin and Healeam, - it was nice knowing some retarded koreans. Dont get too drunk in collage. I’ll be coming to meet you guys someday. Channi,Deborah,Idika,Kiara,Anou,Doyoung, Tanya,Ana,Abby,Sabrina,Tsephel- school wouldn’t have been cool without you guys. Hoping for best for all of you. Drukpasyou guys are all awesome in your own ways. Sorry for not showing up for the gatherings. Take care of each other.Love you all.Class of 018: Goa was tooooo good. Thank You everyone for that. Please keep in touch, don’t be afraid to meet up..the past two years was insane.Thank You guys so much for the amazing ride.

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Oye Papa, Mamu, Thanks for sending that little 4th grader to woodstock. I couldn’t have made those memories without that chance and I wouldn’t be the same. Didi, Fuche, my two lovely siblings. What would I do without you fools? I could always look up to see either that scary mean look or that energetic panting tongue, knowing you both will always be there for me. Phunsi, you undoubtedly topped in being the cockiest person I know, but also one of the best brothers I have. 9 years brother, from bullying me with dead birds, trying to feed me meat to now always having my back. I looked up to you lil norbz, and Woodstock wouldn’t have been the same without you. Party, thank your first sexy roomie later. From that ATM moment to countless moments just like those. The craziest of things we did, we did together, and we did break 90% of the rules or are they called laws when jail is involved? The Fast & Furious drive dah, can’t wait to do it again, but for now, you big baby, enjoy the fine wine without me. Sag, dada. Tapai jasto dai kahi pani paundana. Pyaru yaar, woodstock is so sexy hai, you gave me so much and you helped me do so many things I couldn’t have done alone. To almost getting expelled ki first shot ki football, I’ll always be there for you, and I know you’ll always be there too. Jata gaye pani, jasto bhayo pani, i’ll never forget you dada. Udas hune time pachi auncha, aile ko lagi jam moj garna. Pheri bhetum la pyaru. Kavi, you idiot. Sexy glow up you had, from that ugly bird looking thing to the model you are today. My lil brother, my swaggy roomie/alarm clock. From bonding through that sexy chemistry in football to annoying Pema and ur gf Sats. Thanks for always telling me what to do. Couldn’t have done it without you lil birdie, honest. Time to go look fly. Varun, yigzzzz, Jkjk. From the 4th grade bully to a lil. My snake brother, thanks for always being there for the daddy type jobs. Cheers to the psycho memories and experiences and to being corrupt af. Udit, my day one fatty. “Come na, keep company,” my ass. All the late night memories in our lovely dorm places to the craziest drive. I don’t know what I would have done without you cutie. Thanks for always ordering extra food so I could always come eat. My driving buddy and my teacher of wrong doings, can’t wait to party it up with you again. Pema, you ladiez manz. I’ll miss your mad pronunciations. Apaastraphe, I’ll never forget yo. Don’t change Pemz. We’ll cycle again someday in a place where Woodstock can’t catch us. Shivansh, the bomber man, from borrowing from physics to never failing a test, thanks for making senior year entertaining. Arjan, take care classy man. Hoon, the cutie with the best booty. Thanks for always letting you “borrow” your caps, and letting me dig through all your food to find veg stuff. Thanks for all the honorable help you provided too. Passa, thai boi, rough patch we had eh, but we got over that. We got hella close now, so thanks for being there with all the food even after all the bs. It’s been a good ride brother, hope you don’t cry over your college for too long ya. Ishaan, my stanford rejection buddy. White KD, get buffer than me then you’ll be golden. Enjoy the smart college of yours. Meghan, you emo boi, take care of yourself man. Jay, ma. Dah brother, we separated quite a bit but you’ll always be my 1 on 1 buddy, and my brother with extra calf muscles. Akul, my Kalu, woodstock was a hella ride but wasn’t goa crazier? Never forget brother, we’ll always be there for you, however far you are, cause we great drivers unlike dhruv don. To more nights like your birthday one. Dhruv, Ninja bhai, where the ferrari at? Sale, i’ll miss that beautiful smile man. It’s been long man, those crazy nights with no regrets, no looking back, those were the days indeed. I can’t wait to be out there with you again brother. Jeffrey, replace that cheese shredder with a girl bro. Humes, you snake. My failed relationship counselor, I appreciate your effort greatly. Thanks for being that person I could come to and talk about the lame shit. Never forget ur first love, they hella special. Jeff Chang, hope all your running does something and thanks for all the food brother. Dalu, your name is enough. Don’t get too senti ya. Yadav, don’t worry brother, I got my mouth closed. Don’t get beat up by some farmers ya. You skinny gorilla, reach the top of that chain. Sorry for always being a pain in the ass, but good luck turning the black to white. Tsephs, my cute short tibti sister. We had our sexy breakups and makeups, but thanks for always being there for me, both during the crazy happy times and the emotional sad parts. To all the memories we made, eating, gossiping, and deep convos. I’ll see ya around, don’t worry. Satvi, What to say but always na? Don’t miss my kisses yo. Always. Ton-ton, my 9th grade counselor, from talking about swaggy people in Nepal to getting close to that blonde idiot. Sorry for the middle, but you’ll will always be my lil Indian sister with ugly ass fingers. Thank you for being there when I came back. We’ll party it again in a place where you can’t snake us out. Doyo, you round piece of ball. I’ll never forget your dumb clumsy ass nor your sexy tolerance. Suggestion yo, drink only water and laugh quietly in a corner. Stay cute. Jaydeep, Chowang, Keldo, Detsen, Dorjee, Yugi, Lukas, Jinhwan, thank you for all the memories on and off the court. I’ll miss you idiots. Bring it home bois, ya jinhwan your cheerleading is required. Kritin, Ahaan, Harsh, my lil night time bros. Rules are meant to be broken, but be smart.Tej fuche, don’t miss us too much ya.Take care hero. Mr. Jeff, you taught me everything on the court, and what you taught me on the court made me the person I am off the court. Thank you Coach/ Papa. Kylie, we’ve been through it all homeboy, and we’ve come a long way. From being two 9th graders who were embarrassed to talk to each other, to being two people who can share anything and everything. We did so much together, yet we didn’t finish your bucket list, so maybe we can finish that in your useless country. Thanks for making space in that heartless heart of yours, and being mine. To all the memories we made and to making more someday. Love ya blondie. Thank you woodstock!

Kabish & Kavi

Ira- Enjoy the next few years to the fullest, they go by really fast. I know you’ll miss your super cute brother but it’s okay if you ever need anything I’ll always be there. Study hard and don’t get distracted with all the drama in school. Love you. Sag- I am sorry for looking like a bully and scaring you on the first day. I am also sorry about the alarm clock. It had to go. You are really understanding and in I trust you with everything. You are probably one of the realest people in this school and I aspire to be like you. Hope that we connect sometime again in the future- with your long passes ;) Dhruv- Bro it can’t all fit. Man this year I think I’ve been with you at least 23 hours of every day. The amount of we have done Lchand. From 9th grade QB at your house, your parents love for Ishita more than you, to being roomies in 10th- being the most skilled chors in the game (Jeff Chang), to telling each other about every little thing that happens, to ordering every weekend together to ditching two passages on the same day for buzz. My OG feast guy, Dublin will come through. Even if it doesn’t, we’ll somehow end up in the same place. I love you bro. Pems- All good, no? you typical. From stealing waaatuh, to going to cozy and buzz even though we had exams and SAT the next day, to laughing about the dumbest things, and you saying even dumber things, listening to Sondeep’s lovely lines, high school has basically been a long extended joke. Kabu- Where do I start? We are too similar, its actually kinda scary. Might have had a few downs but I know we trust each other the most in school. Don’t ever feel bad about what happened in 10th cause we both were pretty dumb back then. Still are :( I love you for letting me tease you 24/7 about you being a vegetarian, dumb, dramatic and depressed. Phunsok- P, the OG. Bro you really humble (lol). My first ever 9th grade QB with you, telling eachother everything, dumping ****a through notes that we put in her locker, making fun of each other all the time and trusting each other with anything. Top left? Harsh- To get you gotta be a? You are a model man but a true farmer at heart. I am sorry I call you a Maali but there’s no shame in loving plants and crops! The amount of we’ve done these past few years, I wouldn’t want to do with anyone else. Restaurant in Bali. Udit- Motoo we are really weird. I know your will is gonna have this but- Yom Kippur, Rosh Hash-anah ;), okay, maybe, kinda, Nirmala, Makhaya, Matenge and most recently Sethe. Bro you are all those characters^ Udit since 9th we’ve been and let’s keep that snapchat video in “my eyes only”. ParthyIf you and I play together I think we could replace Bale and Ronaldo. We’re just too good. Since it comes to us naturally. Rondo b Rondo, coordinated science, aksaz, chicaaa- Tata, EVS and so much more. High school for us has pretty much been us laughing and saying stuff that nobody should EVER hear. Subho- Bro if anyone heard us talk, we would end up in jail. I am so happy that you are as crazy as me and think the same way I do. Its reassuring. I am the luckiest guy to personally know the next Lil Peep.Passa- Puang, bro we’ve been so close since 9th. From coordinated science, to watching every game together, to me always having to calm you down, it’s been a crazy ride. Shower, study buddies forever. Stay the same. Varun- 9th grade besties to air crash investigators, VK you and I have done everything together. Buzz every Sat, messing around with people and staff, confusing everyone in the grade and making profits here and there. Sorry for beating your ass before RE, I seized the moment. Hoon- Alla Hoon. Thank you for teaching me how to sing, I may appear on Broadway soon thanks to my mentor. It’s been so fun eating different kinds of Korean food with you, freestyling randomly and playing football. Maintain that bubble butt in the army! Ishaan- you aren’t that smart. If my writing inspired you then…… Bro it’s been a great ride and I know I maybe smarter than you right now, but when you land some insane career or start a company, please give me a call. I’ll handle the public side of it.Aanik- You stupid monkey. Will you graduate? You are the cause of DDD so I can’t hate you. I am going to miss beating you everyday- even after 10 it’s my time. VK and I are sorry for bullying you in the room, don’t take it to heart. Shivansh- NO! BUT VANSHI, WHAT DO WE LIKE? Here comes the?!!!! Rooming with you was probably the craziest experience that I ever had in WS. We should probably be expelled but you can’t really catch the best can you? Pandit- Zandit with a ‘P’. Most people say emo but I think you live in a better world, filled with Jamaicans and bass drops.Humee- my mother likes you more than me. And it is okay because I see why. You are one of the most responsible and caring people I have ever met, with a gifted taste in music. Dalu- Please stop being so sad. The best times are talking football with you- and how you know all the useless but none of the important news! Egor- My Rajaji boi! I am so happy I got to know you so well and I look up to you. You are a gifted actor and super smart. Putin till the end. Arjoint- The classiest. Don’t worry I won’t expose the true you. Hindi 9, Udit, you and me weren’t the best combo! Jeffrey- Kimmo. I’m sorry I beat you up and make you cry so often. I’m just really really strong. Please practice FIFA cause I kill you every time we play. Jeff Chang- To the cutest roomie ever. Jay Yunas- You crazy mofo, we may have not chilled that much since 11th but you still one of my closest friends. Bhandari- EVS for life man. So glad we got close this year- it’s been hella funny :p Kylie- A1 since Day 1. B, I love you. You have put me through so much trouble these past 4 years, yet always been there to help if I ever needed it. You will always be my Blondsie but you really have to lose some facial weight. Tshoks- My first girl-friend in WS haha! Boss, I am so glad that I met you. I tell all my friends back home that the cutest girl in the world is in WS (an ogre). You are really weird cause you like toes and boogers. It’s fine though, I accept you. Tsephs- tingmo. Man you and DYK own the world with those legs. I miss the long talks we had in the gym and even though we might have had a couple problems, it all worked out in the end. Idiks- my GG babe. I’ll always be there to third wheel Dhruv and you- lol I secretly know you can’t handle Dhruv alone haha! DOYO- Delhi for life. Team Snake, you are probably the MVP of the team- despite the fact that you have never scored and got injured every time! Anou- Its been super chill getting to know you this year. You have the grimiest accent but the most entertaining people I’ve met all year. Sattu- my right hand, my other half, my go to. We’ve been dating 9 months now, is Lil Kavi on the way? I tell you everything and can’t believe you don’t hate me despite knowing… me. I’d like to think that you can be open with me and whenever you need me I’ll be there. Sorry for spitting on you---- first time I said sorry LOL! I love you bestfriend. Juniors: Dorjee, Jaydeep, Ved, Neel, Kritin, Appy, Detsen, Keldo, Yugyel, Iqbal, Rohan, Ahaan, Harsh G, Sheru, Jinhwan, Tej, Arhaan, Samar and Saarth - I love you all.

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HUMAID JUNED Maa, Abbu, Simran, Arshan - I love you the most. Missed out on seeing Arshan grow up, but it was worth it. Thanks for paying for my education. Subho - My little bhai. Thank you for teaching me all that you did. You have influenced my personality the most and I can’t thank you enough for that. Thanks for being my best friend. See you on the big screen. Tanya - My other half; I can fight with you every day till I die but I will care for you more than anyone. Even though I’ll be 4000 miles away from you in college, I’ll be with you in the blink of an eye when you need me. Dhruv - from identical haircuts to late night smokes, what have we not done? I know you’ll always be there at 4am to talk to me about X3s and Q5s and give me life-changing advice. You’re such a pure human being - please never change. Our antics will continue in Pennsylvania. Kavi - Football player, rockstar, midget - I will forgive you for stealing my music. Be a good son and don’t bother aunty too much. I will forever be on that good kush and alcohol. Tsephell - 38 hours - that’s how long I have to drive to come see my hippy, Starbucks-obsessed lover. The West Coast will be graced by our presence. Thanks for always bringing out the best in me. Satvi - You’re my weakness, Shmallu. Davidoff Cool Water will forever make me happy. Ben will always be there for you. Thanks for Goa. Aanik, Hoon, Noah, Jeffrey - my Goa babies, I will forever continue to take care of you losers and I hope you’ll do the same for me. Brothers don't let each other wander in the dark alone. Summer - you understand me better than most people and I will cherish every second we’ve spent together. Thanks for being the best listener and friend I could ask for. Road trips to Big Sur are a few months away. Joon, Idika, Ana, Kiara - my chicas who know everything about me. Even though I’m 21, thanks for always treating me like a baby and taking care of me. I hope things never change between us. Suryansh, Fofandi, Vatsal, Jayant - my psycho amigos, I’ll never forget any of you. As little time as we spent, you guys mean the world to me. Anahita, Ameya, Jiya – here’s to more drunk LPK nights. Varun - Rockpool. Valentines Day corruption. Mom jokes. Snaking. Pretty much what our friendship consisted of. Kill it in the future, President Khanna. Phunsok - My entire journey here would’ve been different if it didn’t start off with you (& Jay). You made me. Hope you’re proud. We will continue to have 4am conversations during break. Lucy forever. Jay - maybe one day in the future, we’ll watch an episode of Suits together in Manhattan and bump into Harvey Specter? (Unless I become Harvey first). You (and P) were the best first-roommates I could’ve asked for. Lucy forever. Arjan - even though our friendship has gone to shit, I’m glad it used to be good before. I know what an amazing human being you are and I know you’re Muslim. One day we’ll be friends again. Parth, Udit, Kabish - if Goa brought me closer to anyone, it’s you three. Our daily interactions might be restricted to, “can I borrow shoes?” and “shampoo dey,” but if I know anyone’s got my back, it’s you guys. Bitching sessions will never end if the four of us are together. Meghan - my child prodigy, beast musician, my emotional equivalent, I can’t wait to see what the future will bring for you. Humaid will be by your side no matter what. Passawit - my adopted Thai son, thank you for always being with me. I can’t imagine waking up and not seeing your face first. You’re my brother forever. Prasiddhi, Yigha - two of my first friends here, we’ve come a long way and there’s a long way to go. Continue to make me proud! Harsh - my first interaction with anyone from 018 was when you asked me if I wanted pizza. My love for you started there and has grown exponentially. I hate you now tho. Yala, Anou, Tshokey - my only regret will be not being closer to you guys. Even though our interactions were mostly limited to classes and messing around, you guys have a special place in my heart. Sophie - Class President Mero, one day you and I will climb the Eiffel Tower while singing Champagne. Akul - I hope I’ll always be your co-pilot. No matter how far we are, you’ll always be my wingman, hope I was able to prove that in Goa. Ishaan - JHU child genius - if anyone’s going to change the world, it’s you brother. I’m glad we had each other throughout this journey. Nikunj - Co-founder of Feelings Room, we’ll continue to feel each other up in Pennsylvania. Egor - hit me up when you get fined for chewing gum in Singapore. I’ll be seeing you sooner than you think. Nachiketa - my beta, you’ve taught me too many things. Every conversation with you is a learning experience. I’ll be seeing you in Kanneda in a few months don’t worry. Mr. Huten - thank you for the Thursdays, for the advice, for the parenting and for the friendship. You are one person I will remember forever. Mrs. Roberts and Tara - I will forever continue to disappoint you and expect you to forever continue to forgive me. Thank you for always looking out for me. Mahima - I wish I got to know my little sister sooner. Getting to know you was the highlight of my time at Woodstock. You’re maturity never fails to amaze me. I promise I’ll come see you every chance I get. I’m never going to leave family behind. I love you chotu. The Peters - if home truly is where the heart is, I’m glad to call Woodstock my home - because of you guys. In the physical absence of my parents, you guys raised me with endless love, affection, care and bad jokes. I want to thank you but you don’t thank family - it’s what they do. I don’t know when I’ll see you next but I know we’ll never lose touch. I’ll never be able to have butter and roti without shedding a tear. Thanks ma and baba.

NIKUNJ DALMIA

Mamma, Papa, and Aunty. Words cannot describe how grateful I am to all three of you. It is simply unreal that I have so much unconditional support from you. You always put me ahead of yourself and that is something I am very lucky to have. Teachers and Dorm parents: Mr. Alex, Huten, Adi, Dunn, Mr. and Mrs. Pike, Emmanuel, Peters, and Vignali. Thank you for having faith in me, for teaching me, for grooming me. I truly feel I have become a better person because of you. Simon - f1 ez. Warris - you better dunk the next time I see you. PS- both of y’all are the craziest idiots I have ever seen so please stay the same. Yong Bean - one of the nicest people I know. For a 10th grader you are quite mature and caring. You are just like your brother- kind. Knema - you and double chin never cease to amaze me. Also please try and stay out of trouble when I’m gone? Rigpea - Oi Tingmo! You’re too sweet man. Always fun to mess around in band. Aviva - easily the most talented singer I have ever seen. Please never stop singing, your voice is a gift. It was a pleasure to have performed with you. Kritin - ma man since 6th grade. From football matches to feeding you at odd times in the night, I’ll miss all of it brother. Shaurya - my typical marwari brother, pre calc and calc would not have been the same. You’re smart, don’t let this school turn you dumb. Daniel - The boy I never hated when he asked me for food. You and your girlfriend are too cute. Remember skins don’t = skills. Ismail - Mr. always has a smile on his face. That is the one of the many things I love about you. You always have kind gestures ready. Stay the same brother. We will meet soon InshAllah. Ahaan - the one who always kept “our seat” safe on the traveler during games. To our talks about anything and everything. It has been a pleasure. Dhruv, Udit, Harsh, Subho, Humaid, Sag, Vatsal, Abhishek, Fofandi, Phunsok, Parth, Hoon, and Suryansh - Brothers in arms. Y’all can give me all the hell in the world and I would still do anything for anyone of you. A bond between friends goes some way but a bond between brothers is unbreakable. That is what you are to me: brothers. Tsephell, Sabrina, Emily, Prasiddhi, Mehar, and Deborah - combination of the sweetest, annoying, loving, devil incarnate, hard-working and caring (yes those descriptions are in order of your names). Literally the cutest, fun loving, and passionate people I know. Thank you for being kind and understanding when others are being a pain. Really appreciate it. Invicta - 7 and a half years and counting because graduation does not mean the end of being a part of this amazing class, but sadly it does mean we part ways for now. That does not mean we won't have each other. We have done some amazing things in Woodstock. We have made a lot of people proud. We have made it. Let’s take it.

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엄마, 아빠 : 항상 내가 하는 일마다 끊임없이 응원해주고 믿어줘서 고마 워. 아직도 철없고 무뚝뚝한 막내딸 이지만 엄마, 아빠 덕분에 우드스탁 에 와서 소중한 사람들도 만나고 좋은 경험들도 쌓아서 더욱더 성숙해질 수 있었던 거 같아. 내 곁에 엄마, 아빠가 있어줘서 뭐든지 잘 해낼 수 있 을것 같아! 말로 표현 할 수 없을 만큼 고맙고 사랑해 오빠 : 나보다 애교도 많고 더 동생같은 오빠지만 항상 내 편이 되어 주고 내 걱정 해주고 내 곁에 있어줘서 고마워. 대학교 원서에 있어서 는 도움이 많이 안됬지만 인생에 있어서는 오빠 보면서 많이 배워~

Abby: You've taught me the true values of friendship Yigha :  I regret not accepting your love and affection Prassu:  You're incomplete w/o your knees and velvet shirt Kelly :  You act so tough but you are a real softie from inside Tshokey :  You are a small, cute person with a biggg heart Soph:  I wish I babied you more. The 8 years were way too short. Yala :  Don't act possessed and make your roommate in college cry. Anou: You cute weirdo. I'll miss your random, forceful kisses.  Tanya: You are annoying but I love you cuz you took me as your roommate :P Jinhwan :  너무 까불거리지만 너처럼 착한 동생은 없는거 같다 Keldo: You made me laugh a lot :) Time for you to find someone else to coach!  Varun: No matter what,  I'll always be able to count on you. Passa:  Sorry for annoying you so much, but it's only cause I like you :) Hoon:  Your smile is something else. 힘들었을 때 내 얘기 들어줘서 고마워! Parth:  I'm glad I'm not pricey anymore and I got to know you better. Phunsok (oppa) :  My personal laptop carrier and hand warmer. Just seeing you makes me happy and when I'm with you even litchi juice tastes good :) Sorry, but I still don't find you cool :P

THEREFORE ENCOURAGE ONE ANOTHER AND BUILD ONE ANOTHER UP, JUST AS YOU ARE NOW DOING. 1 THESSALONIANS 5:11

Thank you Woodstock for building me into the person I am today. Thank you Mom, Dad, Rache, Jase, and Vika for supporting me through the ups and downs. And finally, thank you Invicta, for encouraging me to just be. I am beyond grateful. 156


Aba and Eya: thank you for all the blood, sweat and tears you’ve put into making sure I get a good education and live a comfortable life. All that I am today, is because of your constant love and support. I love you both beyond measure. Sera: Thanks for for always being there. I don’t show it but Debby loves ya Room 13: I love you POSes. ‘Nuff said. Jaeyoun: Man I’ll miss English class feasting/generally chilling with you. Noah, Pema, Ishaan: Thanks for making my WS experience a lil less dreadful. I’ll miss you guys in college. FTSIO: Y’all funny. Y’all loyal. I appreciate that. Surfer boi: Couldn’t have done it without you. Kahini:Don’t be too hard on yourself. K? Hyechan, Khaled: Thanks for tolerating my dumb ass. Kayaan: Mamma mia! Veer: Rawr Taarini: Ew @ GAIL. Aarushi: Beta, sweater pehno. Mehar and Jay: Green apples. Tom: I GoFunded you. Fofa: Deep talks bruh Vriti: You’re aDIORable Jayu: You were one of the sweetest Gail squad: Man, I already miss the lion we saw in Kruger. I’ll miss you baby leons. Alisa: Deborah Aier wants you to check your letter because a 230 word will isn’t enough, she also wants you to know that you’ll always be her favorite junior. She is grateful to the Drama department for bringing you together. Kelly: You were an amazing roomie and always made me laugh. Thank you Anouconda: HypeBae! I’ll miss you and our EVS daze Tayang: This can’t be complete without you. And neither can I. I’ll see ya in Europe ; )

Yours truly

Deborah Aier

I thank My Parents for sending me to Woodstock and motivating me whenever I felt down. For inspiring me and teaching me all the morals I have acquired. My sister for all the times I needed to talk about important things and my brother for whenever I had problems with my laptop or when I needed advice on Dota. Jaeyoun and Passa for always being my food buddies and people I could always come to talk to. I’ll always remember the fun times we had in our room and I’ll always miss beating up Passa with you Jeffrey. Our late night meals are one thing which I’ll always remember. Jay I will never forget the times and conversations we had in our room and me trying to wake you up. Mehar I’ll miss the char dukan runs and all the times I came to you for help. Tom for being yourself hands down one of the best people I have ever met. Hyechan for always helping me in my classes and sitting next to me even though I annoy the crap out of you. You were a nice guy when you weren’t beating me up. Sooyeon for always being in my classes,Bio wouldn’t have been as fun without you. Our trip to CERN and the countless hours spent in cafe by the way are things I will always remember. Andrew your exchange for short but eventful. Varun for being my first and last roommate in Woodstock I had fun rooming with you both the times. Egor for always being there to motivate me and pushing me in the right direction. I will miss our char dukan meals and runs. Nacho for the countless hours we have played dota for. Dhruv and Harsh for all the late nighters in 11th grade. Tanuj who I could always count on to talk shit about authority. Abhishek,Fofa,Vatsal for the countless jokes we made, The professor in 10th grade. Hoon and Pema for being one of the chillest people without you 11th grade activity week would not have been as fun. Meghan for the quarter breaks we have spent together in school. Lea, Hamin Chhani, Alli the people I can always count on to bully and grateful that they haven’t punched me yet. Abby for failing a lot of assignments with me. Phunsok and Ishaan for sharing the same passion for pokemon as me. Sag for making me feel like I always understudied for physics.Humaid for being one of nicest guys in dorms.Kavi for being the most amazing roommate ever. Parth and Kabish for the constant erasers. Daeyoung Kim for being my favorite junior and Daeun my favorite sophomore. And Deborah for everything.

Jefferson Wu

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Ama, Apa, Abi, Maymay & Gaga: Thank you for everything. These past 6 years have not been easy for you all but I’m forever grateful for all the pushing and tshodas I’ve gotten. I love you. Piltu: 6 years and it still feels like it was just yesterday when I sat next to you for our math placement test. Thank you for literally everything. Woodstock would have been a pain in the ass without you. Devlin: You’re the biggest drama queen I know but I still love yaa. Abby: The coolest french horn player. You’re talented asf and you gotta release your songs soon man! Yigs: The only person that I allow to hug me. I’m so glad I don’t hate you anymore. Healeam: You Korean grandma, I’m so glad you decided to come to Bhutan. Debs: To the most aesthetically pleasing person, thank you for all the memories. I’m going to miss third wheeling with J Wu and u. Sera: Although you piss me off 99% of the time we’re together I’m going to miss you and our cooking sessions. Rice gang forever. J Kim: You depressed shit jk jk but you really gotta stop listening to sad songs man. You better come to Bhutan soon and also btw you still gotta cook for me. Hoona: you cutie! I’m going to miss you so much! I can’t wait to go to Korean so you and I can go on a eating spree. Thanks for making choir bearable. Meghan: I still can’t believe you burnt the spam. QB was as chill as your music. Keep making beats. Pema: Dhubi charo, I’m so glad our awkwardness is gone. See you back home. Phunsok: Your snorlax will miss you!! Jayu: Breakfast buddy!!! Don’t worry I won’t forget you and we’ll meet up soon yeah. Ishaan: Smart ass you better come to Bhutan soon. Parth: Tim & Jim got nothing on me. Ana, Passa, Kavi, Kahini, Sandhu, Kavya, Sabrina, Tara, Mehar, Aarushi: Thank you for being a part of my Woodstock experience. Siri, Sangi, Yehang: My children!!! I’m going to miss you guys sooo much and our late night cooking sessions. Make the most out of your senior year. I’ll see you all soon and you guys better keep me updated. Keldo: A year definitely wasn’t enough but I’m so glad I got to know you. Math and ALS definitely wouldn’t have been the same without you. Arpit: My math buddy since forever. I’ll miss you so much! Thank you for always helping me in math, listening to me rant and laughing at my not so funny jokes. Yugi:You do an amazing job at pissing me off but your still one of my favorites. Iqbal, Janak, Matthew & Manasvi: ALS wouldn’t have been the same without you guys. Keep in touch. Tej: look after yourself and don’t get into to much trouble. Nochu: Jaga bus di. Good luck in UWC and see you soon! Palden, Yongbean, Visakuo: some of the nicest people I’ve meet in woodstock. Take care and never change guys! :) Rigpea: Fashion killa!! Make the most out of WS and keep killing it with the fashion. Keep in touch - your Daju Nemo & Akshaj: It’s time for you guys to look for someone else to cook for you now. I love you my little kids! Dorji, Chowang, Jin, Ahaan, Akshaya, Karsten, Detsen, Sahil, Shaurya: Grad card. Bhutanese: Make the most out of Woodstock and look out for one another. See you all soon! Invicta: 6 years went by in a blink of an eye and we’ve had our ups and downs but I’m forever grateful for all the memories we’ve shared. Good luck for the future and Keep beasting it out. See you all in 2033! Granny out.

Kelzang

བསྐལ་བཟང་བདེ་མཚོང་བདྲམ།།

Prasiddhi

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Mamu and Papu, for all the opportunities, love and forgiveness, thank you. You two will forever remain my heroes. Didi, sorry for all the frustration and thank you for all the guidance, you couldn’t have been a better sister. Kelzang, as I am writing this will, I leave with you the greatest memories I have created so far. There is very little in life I can imagine doing without you. Kyle, With you there is very little I can will. What I have, you have and I’m thankful for all the times you were able to understand what no one else did Healeam, I will you the ability to show emotions.Yigha, I will you the right to hug me (only once a year though) Abby, I will you the perfect spotify playlist so you don’t have to shazam every song in the gym. Ishaan, for you, I have nothing to will, you’re too good at everything you do. Pema, I will you an eternity of laughter, anime, and guitars. Nakkale, always be your unique self. (wAter). Phunsok, I’d will you some self love but you already love yourself more than Kanye loves Kanye. Passa, I will you anger management classes and the skill of decision making Jeffrey, I will you whatever it takes to get into Kpop, you’re halfway there already. Meghan, I will a never ending spiral of dark humor. Hoon: I will you my fats since you left all of yours behind. You better keep in touch okay. Humaid, I will you another Nikunj so your smile will forever stay put. T Sandhs, I will you the title of the best roommate ever. Akul, I will you the happiness you can’t buy with money. Ali, I will you a roommate who will stay up till 3 with you. Udit, I will you a rehab center. Nikunj, To you I will an apology (and a Canadian visa). Arjan, I will you a Parker pen for your birthday every year. And NO i’m not crying. Jay, I will you the escape which is a luxury that no one has the time for. Jayant, I will more breakfasts together because each one without you will feel incomplete. Noah, I will you some social skills useful for college. Lucky for you I’ll always be a phone call away. Kavi, I will you my fake smile Parth, I will you a Patek Phillipe, oh wait… Mehar, To you I will the multiple hours we lost procrastinating together. Abhishek, I will you more nights around the chakkar, drenched benches and umbrellas. Debby, I will more trips to Gucci stores and the Maldives. Ippo and Puruva, I will you my memories, that you two will forever be part of. Dorjee, Keldo, Yugyel, Karsten, Jaydeep, and Arpit, I’m leaving with you my trust that you will graduate. Akshaya, Iqbal, Janak, Shaurya and Swaroop, I will you guys a shoulder to lean on, always. Sangi, Siri, Yehyang, I’m leaving with you my hope that you will take every opportunity in your last year. Nochu, Rigpea, Tej, Palden, Oscar, I’m leaving with you the bump on my forehead so you guys have a laugh every day. Akshaj and Nemo, I will you the wisdom to make smart choices every step along the way. Care Folks (Tanishq, Dhrub, etc), I will you unlimited Vishal Singhs. And finally, Invicta, I will you the strength to remain unconquered. Always remember that no one did it like we did.


Pavani

To everybody who didn’t know me - Hi! To everybody who knew me - Bye! I hope we meet again. I don’t really know how to feel now that I am leaving and starting a new chapter of my life. Sad? Yes! Happy? Definitely! Scared? Don’t even get me started. Woodstock has taught me so much, given me amazing friends and amazing teachers who care about me as an individual and not just another student. I will miss my friends. I will miss the teachers. I will miss everybody who works here and studies here. I will miss the fantastic view. I will even miss the walls that i look at everyday. I have come far and I thank you for that! To the people who made my day everyday - A big fat thank you!

“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.” School has been an adventurous ride and it could not be possible without the people. Some of you have been kind, some of you have been very rude and evil, but overall I am who I am because of your behavior. I have lost and made many friends but the ones I have now will be there in my life forever. I am not going to mention any names because if I miss out on a person, that’d make me feel horrible! Mumma, Papa, Bhai: Thank you for always being by my side!! I don’t know what I’d do without you! Class of 2018: Even though I didn’t get to know most of you, it was still nice being in the same grade as you guys! Have fun in whatever you are planning to do after school! It was amazing being in the same grade as you guys! Keep smiling and enjoying life to its fullest!! Hope to see you at the reunions!! Future Seniors: Make the most of everything in senior year! It’ll be over before you know it! A united grade is always the strongest! Good luck with your college applications! Freshmen: Make the most of the 4 years you have, they fly by really fast! Resolve the fights because good memories are greater than misunderstandings and gossip! 1st and 2nd Grade: It was fun teaching you guys about kindness and other stuff! Keep up the good work!! :) Teachers: Thank you for not failing me!! People who degraded and treated me badly: Thanks! Your words and actions made me all the more stronger and shaped me into who I am now! BYE! Everyone who supported me: You know who you are!! Thank you so being there for me! Hope to see you soon! Till next time! Ending this on a positive note, Adios Woodstock and beautiful landscape views!

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EGOR SUVOROV Мама и Папа, спасибо что не прибили. Оля и Саня, по моим стопам идти надо очень выборочно. Subho, non-stop. Yadav, let’s retire on a farm. Aryan, go where you feel like you want to go. Screw everything else. Jefferson, I’ll make your ass run a marathon one day. Mehar, let’s hope your pessimistic view of friendship after grad is not gonna prove true. Alli, even though you aren’t going to Cuba, you will find the light of Communism soon enough. Noah, get off, for your own sake. Nord and Berger, sorry for losing touch. Jay, don’t worry bro, Harvard and MIT boys don’t got nothing on Connecticut College. Ishaan, I’m expecting to see you in a meeting in like ten years, probably UN Security Council, hopefully not about nuclear war. Abhishek, did you know that when you run your spine shrinks and you get shorter? Dalu, if you get a Canadian citizenship I’m gonna have to marry you. Dhruv, don’t get arrested, that stuff is easier in white people land. Humaid, where are you from again? That trash country that doesn’t even have land? Meghan, I want free tickets to the first Lil’ Paav concert. Sag, If you have a fight in SG, I’ll assemble you a fanclub. Parth, do you think we can use a bald head as a snare? Jayant, you light up my world. Tanuj, SO you think you can get a haircut without getting expelled. Arjan, thank you for helping me make it through advisor nights. Satvi, your music taste isn’t completely terrible. Ana, I make better tortillas than you. Passa, Muay Thai is your calling, follow it. Yigha, shut up, Stanford. Tsephell, you are one of the only people on the other side of the political spectrum who I don’t think is a dumbass. Kiara, if you open a restaurant I want a permanent discount. Kavi, we gotta stop taking Ls from Tobi. Udit, stop farting while benching, it stinks. Hoon, I’ll see you in Bali. Jeffrey, maybe it’s about time for you to get some real internships. Joon, you on painkillers is the better you. Chhani, thank you for a great year. Juniors, good luck. WOODSTOCK: I have a dream that one day Sunny will get off the blacklist I have a dream that one day Woodstock will have a Jazz Band. I have a dream that one day EMD’s will actually be productive. I have a dream that one day an AP Spanish field trip will not be denied funding because it is “not compulsory”. I have a dream that one day StuCo will be allowed to make a difference. I have a dream that one day teachers and students can see eye to eye and the disciplinary committee will not always assume the worst. I have a dream that one day Woodstock will become the warm and welcoming learning environment that it has the potential to be. I have a dream, but, I guess, not today.

By the time you read this I have graduated. But there are some people who I need to say a special thank you to. Rhea, you really are like a little sister to me. I can say without a doubt I love you and I’m gonna miss you so much. Never feel down if people say rude or mean things to you. Be you and never let anyone change that. Ismail, my brother from Lebanon. I can’t believe how close you and I got. You have helped me through many tough times and I knew that i could always count on you and trust you. Thank you for being a brother. Pooja, don’t ever stop believing in yourself. You are amazing! You are talented! Anyone who says otherwise is just jealous. I’m gonna miss you. Kuhu, you are gonna be an amazing actress one day, don’t ever doubt that. You have so much talent! I’m so glad we became good friends during The Get Down I’m gonna miss you so much. Warrier!! Keep dancing. You have so much talent in dance you could easily beat me in like a month or two. I’d like to see you try xD. But in all honesty i’m gonna miss you. Daniel Swarup, ma man! I’m gonna miss the outta you! CSGO ain’t gonna be the same without you boi!! It’s been amazing to have known you. Veer, man I’m gonna miss you. You are so lively it’s honestly overwhelming. In a good way. Getting to know you during GAIL was amazing. Keep singing, i’m being honest you have too. Thanks to Everyone who has been apart of my life for shaping me into the person I am today. To the class of 2018. What can I say? It’s been one hell of a ride. The friendships I have made with all of you will always stay with me my entire life. Subho, Egor, Fofa, Khaled, Nikunj, Vatsal, Harsh, Humaid, and Kavi, you guys have been my best of friends and I will never forget the memories we made. Invicta, you have witnessed a lot of happiness, sadness, and some good ol’ DRAMA! But it’s been an amazing time with you all. You are all my family and I could never forget you all. I owe who I am to you guys. Thank you. And Everyone Else… Good luck with next year!

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Mom and Dad 4년 반이 엄마, 아빠에겐 저보다 더 길게 느껴지셨겠죠? 저보다 훨씬 더 힘드 셨을텐데 항상 최선을 다해주시고 응원해주셔서 감사합니다. 엄마, 아빠가 의지할 수 있는 멋 진 딸이 되도록 노력할테니 지켜봐주세요! 많이많이 사랑해요~ Keith 자주 못보지만 항상 내 가 응원하고 많이 보고싶어하는거 알지? 멀리 있지만 오빠가 있어서 항상 든든하고 좋아! 이제 는 연락 좀 자주하고 같이 놀러도 다니자 수연 언니가 사랑하는 로꼬츄~ 이제 방에 놀러도 못 가고 같이 요리도 못한다고 생각하니까 진짜 슬프다.. 그래도 졸업하고 많이 만날 거니까 그때 또 재밌게 놀자 ㅎ 우리 쑤 많이 보고싶을꺼야.. 그니까 폰으로 로꼬만 보지 말고 언니한테 연락 도 좀 자주하라구! 많이많이 사랑해<3 Mehar Pasta, dark chocolate, fairy lights, and birthdays! Hahyeon 같이 요리도하고 웃긴것도 보고 그러면서 되게 재밌었어. 대학가서도 지금처럼 열심 히 공부하고 잘지내! Chhani, Alli, Lea and Tara BTS fans and Lea! I hope your love for K-pop continues and thank you for making my senior year amazing Abby I was glad that you were with me to survive all the classes. I’m gonna miss you and your awesome music<3 Healeam 서울에서 수 연이랑 같이 재밌게 놀아줘서 고맙고 졸업하고 셋이서 여행도 가고 또 재밌게 놀자! 도영: 똥스~ 처음왔을 때랑 룸메였을떄 요리도 하고 엄청 재밌게 놀았던거 아직도 생각난다? 우리 한국에서 만나면 잠안들고 영화 한편 다 끝내보자 ㅋㅋ 이쁜이 홍콩가서도 잘지내고 연 락도 자주해:) Sophie I was so happy to have you as my first roommate and I still remember how we tried to copy the oreo soldiers;0 Yala I laugh so much when I’m around you. I’m going to miss you so much and your kawaii aegyo<3 Kiki Thank you for being there for me when I’m upset. I’m going to miss talking to you and I still wish I could go to Mumbai again Hoon 웃는게 제일 귀여운 훈이~ 삼겹살파티 그리울꺼고 귀찮았겠지만 누나 걱정도 잘 들어줘서 고마워ㅎ 대학 가서도 잘지내고 한국가면 만나자! Pema I wouldn’t have had so much fun in Goa without you. Thank you for being so sweet. Hope you have fun in college and keep in touch! Passa You are so annoying but I’m going to miss talking to you. Always remember I care for you and I hope you cry less in college Jeffrey 예전에 친했을때 진짜 재밌었는데 요즘은 좀 어색하지?.. 누나가 많이 못챙겨준거 같아서 미안하구 많이 고마웠어 Ishaan Fishy! I’m glad I got to know you and don’t party too much in college! Phunsok Thank you for being so sweet all the time and I’m going to miss you calling me noona:) Jefferson Panda! I’m always going to remember that you were my best angel:) Parth Captain~ thanks for being so funny all the time! Anush I’m so lucky to have met you and I’m going to miss your hugs 혜찬: 켐때 많이 도와줘서 고마워 Yongbean 밴드때 너 보면서 진짜 많이 웃었는데ㅎㅎ 잘지내고 연락도 자주해! Yehang, Seongmin, and Hakyung 내 가 제일 좋아하는 이쁜이들! 남은 학교생활 잘하고, 공부도 음악도 열심히 해야돼~ 항상 행복하 게 해줘서 고맙고 진짜 많이 보고싶을꺼야..

To all my precious people, I love you and I thank you for every single minute we spent together. I feel extremely lucky that we got to know each other and that you came into my life. You made me into who I am right now and I would never want to lose connection with you 감자. All the times I spent with you whether in class, dorm, outdoor, bazaar, trips, train, plane, my room, your room, the way up to school, or dining hall, will all stay with me. I’m so glad you were there for me and helped me when I needed support. Thank you for reaching out to me and being my true friend, mentor, a cute 동생. Also, thank you for accepting 감자 such an insufficient person and welcoming me 감자 with your sweet smile. I will always miss the times we laughed, cried, and complained together. I’m sorry that I might not have been the best kind of friend of yours but I want to let you know that I really care about you and appreciate our friendship. Woodstock has been my home for a long time and the only reason I considered Woodstock as my home was because I met you and made the most valuable memories here with you. All the best for my 동생s and 하고 싶은거 다해! 공부도 노는것 도 열심히행. 엄마 아빠: 싸랑해요! 오빠: 우리 좀 친해지자 제발.

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I have been in woodstock for 7 years and I’m happy to say that was the perfect fit for me. There is countless people I need to thank who helped me grow.My partners in crime, bajrang dal & Youngbloods, Tanishq, Vatsal, Abhishek, Nikunj and Khaled. I don’t know where I would be without you

idiots being there, couldn’t ask for better friends throughout Woodstock. We have had ups and downs but you all have been the best part about Woodstock. Deborah & Jefferson you guys are a few of the best people I have been with, thanks for everything. Jayant, Aryan & Nachiketa you guys have been there since the start and I cannot thank you guys enough. Sabrina thanks for being there whenever I called. The reason why I never lost hope in humanity and half the reason behind me pursuing science, thanks for inspiring me Hyechan. Pralu, you beast, sorry if I ever upset you, thanks for everything you have done. Pragya, thanks for being on the receiving end of our banter. Pankhu & Dan, I would be lost without you. You guys are the reason I am half the person I am. No one else can have the impact you did. Khushi, I have so much to thank you for, I don’t know where to start or end, thanks for being there and I will always be there if you need me. Riya Sharma, me from a year back. Kid you are an amazing person at heart, and if anyone tells you otherwise they are not worth it. I can’t explain to you how much the world needs people like you, just be your true self & everything will work out. Talitah(Dalitah)&Tanushree, thanks for being there when I needed. Ms.Pike, as a teacher you have had a huge impact on my life. You are an amazing person and I have learnt so much from you about life, thanks for everything. Tyagi you are a god, thanks for everything you have taught me. Aviva and Victoria, stay the way you are, you guys are brilliant. Mrs Crider, Mrs.Daniel, Ms.Anjali, Mrs.Mark, Mr&Mrs.Peters, Mr.Huten, Mr.Addy(Daddy), Mr.Seth, Mr.Alex & Mr.Russell, you guys have seen me grow up, and the only other people besides you all who can take credit for that are the people on this page, thank you for everything.

Jayant Singh Jayu’s benjo’s: Abhisek- Never stop riding your bike and never stop going on long rides. Vatsal- Bro I don’t know how to thank you enough of the things you have done for me. You have been there for me from the start.I hope you stay in touch with me. Fofa- We have to still keep in touch and keep playing minecraft. Khalid- you are the best chess player I have never met some day I hope to see you on TV for your amazing achievements. Nikunj-I will miss your Farmada and your way of handling situations. And dissing people. Day Scholars: Karsten- Thank you for all your help and for supporting me all the way through my high school life.Micha- Never stop being yourself and never stop playing the saxophone. Siddharth- You are an amazing basketball player hope to see you in NBA sometime also never stop making lame jokes. Family: Mom and Dad- Thank you for giving me the chance of studying in a school that has made me into the person I am today. There are no words or things that I can do to give you back what you have given to me. Diksha-You are the Reason I am still here take care of mami papa and keep working had to reach your dreams. Breakfast Squad: Kyle- I enjoyed the chats we had during yearbook and study halls.Prasiddhi-you are the most extra person I have met Kelzang-There are no words to describe your laughing style. Gulab Gang: Kavya- Thank you for always keeping me updated and for being there when ever I needed you. Aarushi- Thank you for making me laugh. Eva- It was nice knowing you and hanging out with you. Mehar-I hope everything is fine with you. If that herbal tea does not work than you can always call me. Taarini- Thank you for walking down on grad with me you are a very funny person. Help Squad: Sabrinawhere do I even start. You are the reason I am still alive and Graduating. Thank you for your advice and guidance. Thank you for being such a kind friend. Humid- BRO! Thank you for being there for me when no one was. 018 Boys: never stop posting drama. And always stay in touch.Passa- Your Mom Satvi- Shut up Ameya- GET OUT. Debs: You are the best just the best. Drama: Kuhu, Rhea- Never stop acting and keep up the tradition of drama. Tanu: I will miss you so much. Please stay in touch and never stop loving yourself. Av: What would tyagi do?

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Mom, Dad, Nana, Family, Fergusons, Mr. Vignali, Dr. Dunn, Harry, Humaid, Jefferson, Parth, Jay, Hoon, Varun, Ishaan, Egor, Udit, Harsh, Subho, Phunsok, Nacho, Jayant, Kavi, Sagunya, Deborah, Yigha, Prasiddhi, Alli, Tsephell, Satvi, Summer, Chhani, Jeffrey, Pema, Nikunj, Shivansh, Passa, Aryan, Fofundi, Tanuj, Joon, Ana, Mehar, Tanya, Kyle, Idika, Hahyeon, Tshokey

Class Of 2018 - Invicta Iqbal, Akshay, Neel, Jinh, Sahil, Ansh, Karsten, Ved Don’t think this as the last time we will meet, It is barely the beginning, Of the greatest adventure, That we call life.

J A Y Mom and Dad - No words are enough to express my appreciation for all that you have done for me, and all that you continue to do every single day. Thank you for all the sacrifices, the inconceivable amount of hard work, and the unconditional love and support. Your faith in me has been unyielding, and for that I thank you. I know how much this means to you, and I hope to make you continually proud in the future. Lastly, I might not ever say this again, but thank you for Woodstock. Eva, Kavya, Deborah, Summer, Chhani, Alli, Kyle, Prasiddhi, Healeam, Yigha, Satvi, Hamin, Kiara, Jefferson, Varun, Subho, Egor, Humaid, Nikunj, Harsh, Parth, Phunsok, Hoon, Kabish, Noah, Jeffrey, Passawit, Nachiketa, Khaled, Fofandi, Dhruv, Kavi, Ishaan, Aanik, Udit, Meghan, Vatsal, Abhishek, Tanuj - I am forever grateful to all of you for being such a huge part of my Woodstock journey, but just remember that this is not the end. Class of 2018 - Remain unconquered in all that you do. Woodstock - Thank you for making me who I am today. Mehar - Thank you for being you; my हमसफ़र , my #team, my booboo.

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Phunsok: I am glad we were in the same class in 6th grade so I could start talking to you. You were always there for me when I needed u, even though you were damn mean and pricey all the time, you really helped me make it through woodstock. Kabish: I like the fact that I could call you one of my closest friends at one point. I have known you for 8 years man….. 8 years is a long time. You were my first Buddy, which is why my woodstock life won’t have been the same without you. Kavi: You little birdie!! I’ll miss beating you up at night and the times you were hella annoying. Sag: Bro thanks for always being there for me, I am glad I got close to you in my senior year. Don’t worry the next time we box I’ll go easy on you. Udit: You fatass!! You are a great influence on people you that. you taught me a lot of new things and got me addicted to those things. I’ll miss chilling with you late nights on the weekend and sometimes on weekdays too. Varun: Even though you were a bully in the past, you are a nice guy man. I’ll miss all the times we went to buzz with no money and just walked around doing nothing. Parth: I hope you get better at fifa than me someday. Thanks for saving me in Goa. Hoon: Bubble-Butttt!!! I’ll miss playing football with you man, and even though we weren’t that close, I am glad that I started talking to you and got to know you better. Rafting was damn fun with you. Humaid: Thanks for being like a brother to me and always caring for me. Tanya: Thanks for always being there for me. I’ll miss having lunch with you and irritating you when I was bored. Can’t wait to see you in the future and hope you get a little taller. Satvi: We started off on the wrong foot but I am glad that we started talking again. You are the best Babysitter I know, without you I don’t know how I would I have survived those two nights in Goa. Thanks for taking care of me. Don’t worry no one will see all those ugly pictures of you. Kyle: MY BESTIEEE!! Even though I only started talking to you properly a year ago, it feels like I have known you forever. Even though there were a lot of up and downs in our friendship, you have always been there for me, dealing with the times I was moody and annoying. Anyone would be lucky to have a best friend like you (maybe). You’ll always be my bestie and no one will ever replace you. (And u know I am always right) Tshokey: You Lil Chubby Piggggggggg, Thanks for always being there for me and supporting me when I needed you. I am glad that I can call you one of my closest friends. I think you should stop crying about your fats and try and work out to get rid of them. Doyoung: Oppaaaaa!!!! I am glad that I was on the rafting trip with you and got to know you a lot better because of that. Tsephell: The only good thing about the Shaws advisor was that I got to know you better. Even though we weren’t that close, you were an important part of my woodstock journey. You were the best angel I had. Sophie: RAWWWWRRRRRR!!!!! Goa was fun with you. Sahil: Thanks for cooking for me late night on weekends. Keldo: It was fun beating you up and spending class time in the dining hall. Detsen, Dorjee, Yugyel, Arpit, Harsh: Micro and my time at woodstock won’t have been the same without you guys. Check your grad cards. Karma, Rigpea, Tej, Palden: I’ll miss playing basketball and football with you guys. Check grad cards. Football Team: Continue working hard and try and win something next year. Class of 2018: Thanks for making my woodstock years special. I’ll miss you guys

Nachiketa Kumar

Firstly, Yehun and Sam, don’t stop gaming, I know your parents may read this, but I hope we can game together after Woodstock. Noah, Over the past year I got much better at cooking thanks to you. Jay although we didn’t talk much at the start, I am glad I got to know you this year. Suryansh I love you dude, also I like how you notice if I try new outfit combinations. Nikunj I don’t think you know, but as distant as I may seem I consider you a trustworthy close friend. Subho you know we been homies since Karanjay hit me with your nameplate. Egor Remember that time when we were gaming, and Mr. Das decided to come on down and do a surprise check and I hid under your desk, and just like outlast I saw his feet walk across. Meghan Thanks to you I got my ollie down Saatvik was so rad, especially when Raj got locked in, *hears knocking, knocks back*. VEDUU Over the past year I have gotten to know you so well and you are a very close friend of mine, please don’t break comms okay? Getit? Gaming reference? Passa When we meet for TI 9 I will give you shit if you are not out of 2k mmr. Kiara I find you so cool because you could keep up with all my gaming blabber and seemed genuinely interested Jefferson that one day you walk up to me and said “Lets play dota?” and I am like sure, and now look at us, 2000 hours into this dead game. During 600 matches together we grew close because of video games, I will miss discussing late night strats and itemisations with you. Hoon bro we gotta catch em all. Tanuj Many see you as a rude person, but your friends know you have a good heart and I love how you have no filter. Humaid, I remember calling you one day to ask if I could join you in buzaar, and since then we started talking, and before I knew it you became my best friend. You don’t know this but many times I was insecure about little that did not really matter and although I wouldn’t show it, you would do something spontaneous and make it all go away. I will miss waiting down at the end of the hallway waiting for you to finish talking to everyone, and complaining and complaining. Ultimately I can just hope that ten, fifteen or twenty years from now we can all meet up and talk about how Mr. Bhandari is gonna give us an EMD.

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Khaled and Pragya

Equilibrium = Good Food + Good Friends +Success Stress + Sleep Deprivation

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Mummy & Papa: I know at times I may have been a difficult child to take care of but the both of you always took great care of me. Thank you for sending me to Woodstock for the best years of my life. Bhai: I don’t even know where to begin. You have done so much for me which has shaped me into the person I am today. I am lucky to have you as an older brother who always looks out for me. Healeam, Tshokey, Tanya, Arjan, Ana, Dhruv, Kyle, Satvi, Harsh, Doyoung, Idika, Aanik, Sag, Kavi, Ishaan, Egor, Nikunj, Kavi, Subho, Pema, Hoon, Ishaan, Jeffrey, Passa, Shivansh, Humaid, Wu, Parth, Udit , Akul, Kabish, Jay, Yigha, Phunsok: Could not have gotten through school without you guys. The craziest and most caring friends one can have. I don’t think this is goodbye yet, there’s still much more to come so until then take care!Neel, Kritin, Ahaan, Balani, Arpit, Chowang, Harsh, Ved, Dorjee, Yugyel: My best bros from 11th grade! I’ll miss you guys! Tsephell: I don’t know what I would have done without you. Thank you for everything you have done for me, could not have asked for anything more. Woodstock definitely would not have been the same without you. To all the people I spoke to: I can’t mention all of you but I would like to thank you all for being a part of my Woodstock experience.

वरुण & Dhruv

Mumma&Papa: You’ve been my support since day 1 and have always had my back at my worst times and at my best times. I love you Ish: You’ll always be a kiddo for me even when it comes to you writing this. I love you the most. Udit: Harami!! Saale I can’t say that I’ll miss you cuz I’ll be seeing your ugly ass everyday in Kanpur but I’ll miss you a ton in college man. This year rooming with you has been lit man especially November 2017. Cheers to many more late night drives and Mohit visits. Harsh: Bhikari ke bacche I’ll miss you so much man from Ludu-hatao-desh-bachao to 8th Math class to “Why is she so pretty mannn” to doing that thing in the same room to Kanpur I’ll miss everything we did together man. Come to Kanpur again and I promise I’ll come to see you in Bangalore once. Don’t die, we gotta start our plant. Kavi: Drink chor. I don’t even know where to start with you cuz this year we’ve been together 24/7 and made so many memories it’s unreal. Let’s start with ditching the Dalit, then comes ditch his “gang” including my favvv. then comes our Tuesday after-school feasting/being chors #JeffChang. If Dublin came through by this time I know it’s gonna be litty. Manali was an unforgettable time especially me being on the same bed as yk.. I love you bro come to Kanpur again and this time T9 will be better hopefully. Akul: You’re a true brother. It was with you that day in buzz in 11th where started to go down. Then came Kanpur and all 6 of us knew the that went down there. 12th well was up but I mean we here for a good not a long time right? Can never forget you making that swift fly in Goa. Love you man. Varun: Rockpool Snake 1. You went from being a bully in 6th to being ain 12th. Jks. You one of the realest people I’ve ever met and you’re the plug. Without you I would’ve been expelled long ago so thank you so much for always having my back brother. I will miss you a lot in US so better come for Thanksgiving and better come to Kanpur too.Parth: Finger bowls. Bruh Kanpur was one blurry “trip” and well everyone knows what Goa was. I’ll never forget the day Varun and I made you cry for your desk and you snitched on us to your sister. And now you 90kilo-bigbicep-saandh. I shall visit you in Italy RichieRich. Sag: Second Hand!! Bro November 2017 was lit for you too but not even close to Goa where you showed your true self.I wanna see you in the Nationals one day kicking ass. You have to come to Kanpur one day bro cuz Kanpur>Goa just like Pilots>Boxers. Breakfast tomorrow? You’ll always be the chotu to my lambu. Kabish: Ninja eh! Man YOU made senior year most memorable by bringing in DDD. Jokes aside. You a true brother who has always been there for me, giving me advice along this journey and have had my back for a while and I always gotchu man. You one of my closest friends and I’ll always be there for you no matter how far we are from each other. Phunsok: Jackie Chan. I know if I ever need to text someone at 4 AM you’ll be up. You one of the cockiest I’ve ever met and stay like that so you get beaten up in college. I’ll miss going up late to school with you. See you in America. Humaid: Rockpool Snake 2. Hope you keep up with your snakiness in Penn State and dw you ain’t getting rid of me yet cuz I’ll be there too with you. When you joined I thought you’d be this spoiled-fat bangla kid and it turns out I was right. I’ll miss judging people in our kitchen bathroom ;) Subho: Dramebaaz. I’ll miss your Nikunj, Aryan, Harsh, Suman, JLO etc jokes so much man. You’re the only person who can make me fall off a chair laughing during a math class. I love you bro and I’ll be seeing you a lot in NYC and on the Big Screen. Don’t ever forget, TRINITY. Nikunj: Takle. No matter how much I tease you/shout at you, you will always be a brother who I can call at anytime of the day to talk about random things in the world. Kanpur was an eye opener for you and I want you to come many more times in the future. Love you bhikari. Egor: You’re welcome for ruining you. I wish your capacity lowers in the future otherwise you’ll be broke real soon. Enjoy YALE and remember me when you a billionaire. Passa, Jeffrey, Ishaan, Hoon and Pema: Akul’s Birthday is all I’m gonna say for y’all. Shivansh and Arjan: They’ll never catch the two of you. Please don’t go to jail, especially you Vanshi. Fofa: You were my first friend here man! I’ll never forget the day we came for our entrance exam man. You’ve been a brother since day 1. Have fun in college. Jay: Perfect high fives will be missed. We used to be tight but in the past 2 years we have really lost touch, Have a good life. Aanik and Kyle: Thank you for DDD. Satvi: arree chotu! Thanks for being my bestestest friend and listening to my ups and laughing at them and playing with my belly. You’ll be up at 5AM doing absolutely nothing and you’ll get a facetime call from an intoxicated Dhruv and he’ll know that even if you’re about to sleep you’ll pick up. I’m glad we started talking and became so close so fast. I love you Tanya: Rockpool Snake 3. You went from being my first crush to one of my closest friends in the world. You’ll always be the one I call when I’m in not the right state of mind and I know that you’ll always pick up <3. You have been my go-to ever since we became close and you’ll always be that when I need life advice no matter where you are. Thanks for not letting me die last Grad. I love you Buff: By the time you’re reading this our streak is probably 491 days. Thank you for always being there for me during my hardest times. I can’t forget amount of times we’ve walked down from school and had real talks. Like Manali, I’ll be there for you always, from your saddest to your happiest times. Hopefully you’ll meet BTS one day and learn how to spell streaks. Love you Tsephs: Rockpool Snake 4. You’re the most extra person I’ve ever met. I’m glad that we got close when you joined and regardless of the ups and downs we’ve had, I’m glad that we never had problems coming back to that level. You’re so talented and I know that you’ll do great things in life. Love you 3.8: You know who you are. You’re the cutest little piece of I know. Thank you for always being there for me. Don’t stress out too much in college you’ll end up doing something in college dw. Get as often as possible and make me proud. Love you Yala: Suspension bro. Kodi was one hell of a trip and I strongly think we should go again. I love the fact that the true story would remain a secret to the few people who were there. BTS is. Love u bro Ana: Thank you so much for always fixing between me and yk who...take care and enjoy gap year. Doyoung: I’m glad I got close to you this year. If I get into HKU then we’ll party it up there everyday like in Goa yeah? I’ll miss your belly and your potato face. Kiara: You’re a fitness goddess. When I’m old and am suffering from obesity I’ll know who to contact. Thank you so much for always helping me out with stuff and being there for me. June: Thanks for being such a great angel in 6th Grade, after you my luck was downhill until senior year. You’re a badass but just don’t show that side to the world which you should. I shall see you in future and buy you a bottle of gin lol. Summer: Garmi! Thank you for being such a nice friend ever since 6th grade.Many people in Goa would’ve died if you weren’t there so thank you so much for that. Have fun in Cali. Babydoll: Where to begin? How bout I love you the most in the whole world? You’re my #1, you’ve always been my #1 and you will always be my #1. You’re my other half. All the important decisions I make in my life, I want you by my side. You’re someone who’ll always be there lifting me up in my low times and making me happier in my happiest times. You’re mine and always will be. How to end this? How bout..I love you bub <3 Juniors: Grad Cards. 018: “Get to know somebody and you really learn a lot about ‘em. Won’t be long before you start to doubt ‘em. Tell yourself you better off without ‘em. Then in time you will find can’t walk without ‘em.” J Cole

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Aanik: My roomie and morning walk partner, can’t believe we won’t be having our intense FIFA games, late night horror movies or our special duo in Hanson anymore. Will miss you cooking for me, and waiting for me during my workouts. You’re a damn sweet guy and I am so happy I got close to you this last year. Dhruv: From breakfast buddies to PAC heads. You’ll forever be the lambu to my chotu. Spent the best late nights together ft. kurkure and macro text book. I’ll remember you always trying to help me break my diet and support my cheat days. P.S I think boxer over pilot. Harsh: Bro you’ve always been such a nice guy, and made me feel welcome here since day one. Best of luck for everything my dear hindi speaking buddy. Jeffrey: My RE and physics buddy, it’s been great man. From falling asleep in RE to all your apologies. Will miss you as my partner in physics labs. Have fun in Hong Kong. Kabish: Could not have made it out of Woodstock without you. You took care of me through my worst, when I was sad or angry. Thanks for not being mad at me whilst having all the reasons to be so. I’ll miss our fifa games, early morning workouts and just hanging out in every class. Don’t know where I’ll be without you advising and checking on me pyaru. Kavi: My cutie, will never forget the day when you took me to buzz for the first time. Don’t appreciate you hiding my alarms though. Will fondly remember you getting me in trouble every econ class. Thanks for always having my back. I’ll keep your kisses with me. Keldo: One year was too short man. I’m going to miss you flexing your theck belly. I’ll always remember our midlands jamming session or just chilling in Ridgewood. Hope you survive your last year here.(YKWIM). Meghan: Bro I’ll miss our late night hangouts in sun deck. You’re one of the nicest guys I know and thank you for always lending an ear. Nikunj: My football pundit, don’t ever stop sending me streaks. Take care. Parth: Scariest on the outside but softest on the inside. My Partti, it’s going to take an awful long time getting used to watching games without you. Best football buddy on the real field, and off it in FIFA. I’ll miss our lit classes, FUT discussions and times in buzz. This won’t be our last Parth style. Pema: My first friend in Woodstock, its crazy how much I could relate to you. From day one to the day we walk away, you’ve been not just a friend but a brother, who I could trust with everything. Here’s to the occasional cringe conversations, your constant embarrassing videos/threats, FIFA apologies and productive study halls. I’ll really miss you machiks. Phunsok: You might have been the most cockiest person alive, but were always the most caring, except the occasional harassments. You called me your little brother and treated me like one, taking care of me since I was new. I’ll always be your pikachu. Tej: Tej Bhai we didn’t have the best of starts but it brought us to where we are today. Know Im still always there for you bro. Do well and stay out of trouble. I trust you to live up to how we Nepalis always do. Love you bro. Udit: My gym, movie, diet, (occasional) studying buddy. From the late nights to the early mornings, could not have asked for anyone else to share so much of this last semester with. Thanks for keeping up with constant saltiness, and being someone I can lean on to no matter what. I never thought I could get this close to anyone in such a short time. I’ll see you in Indiana brother. Varun: VK will miss our late movie nights and restricted diets. The endless chem/physics labs and watching watching all Barca and Real games. You’re the daddy of our group man, wise boy thanks for always taking care of us. Yonghoon: Hoonah, you’re the sweetest. Cuddling in english 11, to listening to your jam sessions. My ‘partner in crime’ I’m really gonna miss my pikachu.Chowang, Dorjee, Yugel, Jaydeep: Bros you guys are the most hilarious juniors. I bet you’ll be even better seniors. Take care of yourself. Ishaan, Egor, Shivansh, Noah: Can’t beat the amount of fun we could have while sweating like a tank in the gym. It’s been two good years man, will hold on to all the memories especially in Kaza. Chhani: Started and ended our school year together. My Nepali twin, you always got me. I’ll miss our walks in advisors, making dumb jokes or just chilling in study halls. Thanks for sticking with me through everything, despite everything, and for keeping all my secrets. Deborah: Talent show 2016, surfer boi from Colombia comes across the Dehraduni billionaire. We’ve come a long way since Deebs. Our most anticipated weekly lunches, where we could manage to shell off everything. You know I mean it when I say I could not have finished this journey without you. Doyoung: Doyoungaa, I can’t stress on how empty it’ll feel without your laughs echoing around. I could share everything with you, and I’m glad you could too. I’ll miss our lunches and the little pranks I used to always pull on you. I don’t think I’ll find anyone else who’ll cook me such great food, or who I can bother with my lame jokes. Mehar: Keep the paper chats safe bro. I’ll still think of you as the annoying girl from first day of advisor haha. Will miss our lame jokes, you pinching me in classes and our late advisor nights. My fast walking buddy, others can’t catch up to us. Jinju: You’re the sweetest and most caring yeodongsaeng anyone could have. You legit made sure I was never hungry. Keep calling me cause I’ll miss you annoying me.Satvi: Broo you’re the weirdest and the funniest. You’re a physics god man. Thanks for always bringing a positive vibe. Sophie: My baini, and dancing partner. Will miss studying maths with you, and doing random cringe moves. Thanks for all the sassy diss haha. Tanya: I’ll hold on to the warmth of your daily hugs. Thanks for taking care of me, without getting annoyed (Yes I remember). The T on my chest might have faded but it’s definitely been encrypted in my heart. You’re the sweetest and most caring person anyone could have.Tsephell: Really grateful we got past our icy barriers, so I could find such a caring and sweet friend. Will miss annoying you in RE, and you endlessly teasing me about the randomest things. Cheers to Bryan Adams.Tshokey: From not being allowed to sit together in pre cal, to weirding out people everywhere. I could always be me, and let my emotions loose with you. It’s been the most memorable journey, playing football, making fun of each other, having our deep and dumb convos, buzz, or just hanging out. We’ve made memories every possible place here. I’m blessed to find a best friend in you. Yala: Although you blackmail me with all the stuff I’ve told you, I know its safest in there. I’ll miss us hating and cringing each other out in our morning study halls. I don’t know who I’m gonna share 3 large pizzas and honey chilli potatoes with, or whose gonna call me a mermaid. Thanks for always having my back and I’m grateful to be able to call you one of my main and closest bros. Mom and Dad: As I board my last flight from school, images of you holding my hands and dropping me in front of the big yellow bus still flashes. Thank you for all the sacrifices you’ve made for me. I’ll make you proud.

SAG & UDIT

Mom/dad/ Bhaiya/didi- I am the most grateful to you guys for standing up for me and not leaving my hand in spite of all the mistakes I made along the way. I love you. Sag- From sweating in the gym, cuddling and sleeping in dorms, eating carrots and broccoli for meals to goa, jamming to Tears in heaven for hours in the kitchen, watching young sheldon and having meaningless fights over tshokey out of boredom. Kaza made us friends but Woodstock made us brothers. You will always be my plus one. Dhruv- lauduuu! We always kept each other in check and took care of each other to make sure that we don’t mess up again. Graduating Woodstock won’t have been possible without you continuously looking out for me. Thanks for updating me with all the gossip. I love you bro. Abhi toh party shuru Hui hai. Parth- The most person I have met. I will remember all the late night stupid conversations in winterline that we didn’t remember the next day, the times in kanpur, our 7th grade room where we drank hyejis milkshake, all the stupid we did in goa and the sunny days at chaar. You are one of my best friends here and thanks for continuously being there for me. We gotta make Amsterdam happen soon. Harsh- maali! Even though I hate you for getting caught, you have been my brother throughout. We have come a long way and made such precious memories like selling chips at jazz jam, the entire kanpur trip being a blur, the late nights where you always taunted laudu by your stupid slogans haha and being a part of advanced choir. It’s been real. Kabish- Nepali don! I am glad I got close to you this year bro. I will remember all the nights in winterline, the blurry nights in goa, all the workouts at the gym where you continuously pushed me. Thanks for everything. I can’t wait to chill with you in the US. Akul- You will always be one of my closest friends. I will remember all our crazy times in goa, late night deep conversations, jamming to Hindi songs and all the other stupid we have done like gunhill and bahubali haha (you know what I’m talking about). Thanks for carrying me from felix. I owe you. Pema- dokha monster! I will remember all the times where you were cocky and got beaten up by me, the nights in Goa where we just chilled by the pool. Hope your pronunciations get better lmao. I promise I will start working out my legs soon haha. Aanik- monkey! I will miss all the times where you annoy me by calling me fat. You better thank me for introducing you to the good. I hope you cause less drama at hult. Arjan, Shivansh- Bros, you guys were crazy on another level haha. Thanks for letting me be a part of all the crazy you guys did. Kavi- Yom Kippur, rosh Hashanah, bar mitzvah. I will remember all the times when you messed around with me, messing around with the shopkeepers at the night bazaar in goa, continuously harassing me in macro, beating Harsh up in English and all the Snapchat memories lmao. Thanks for continuously looking out for me and making sure that I don’t die. Varun- From a bully to a brother. I would have been expelled long time back if you weren’t there continuously knocking sense into me, looking out for me. I will remember all the nights where we had to take care of people in goa (LPK) and the very expensive drive we went on. Phunsok- You bully me. You harass me. Even though you are the cockiest person I have met, this Woodstock journey won’t have been as much fun without you. I will remember all our stupid room rituals in 7th grade, the times in the gym where I got to boss you around and all the crazy in goa. Egor- Russian tank! Thanks for continuously motivating me in the gym. You will always be a brother. I hope to reach your capacity someday. Ishaan- I will remember all our kaza times. Even though it was nasty the memories are unforgettable. Humaid, Subho- I am glad to have gotten to know you guys so well. Thanks for continuously supporting me and being there for me when others put me down. Nikunj- sorry nikunj! Aside of all the jokes, you have been a brother throughout. Thanks for always picking up my call over Vaca at night even if it’s at 3 am to entertain me. Jeffrey, Passa, Hoon- Sorry for spoiling you guys haha. Ahaan, harsh, kritin, jaydeep, iqbal, janak- You guys have been my favourite juniors. I am not going to tell you to not mess up cuz I did but you guys better graduate haha. Check your grad cards. Sophie- Even though we don’t talk a lot, you are still one of the closest people to me. I always felt like I could share everything with you. I will remember all our Sher-e-Punjab times. Thanks for looking out for me and listening to all my problems. Never stop singing. You will always be Udit’s angel. Satvi- fat arms! I am glad to have gotten close to you this year. I will remember you teasing me for my belly, all the calc classes and that one night in Goa where we almost lost our way to the kitchen. Thanks for taking care of me and looking out for me. See you in the US. Idika- Idicks! Even though we started talking this year, you have gotten close to me faster than the speed of light. I will remember all our gossip sessions in study hall and talking about Dhruv haha. Tbh, you and Dhruv were my favourite couple to third wheel. Thanks for taking care of me and being my dietitian haha. I will miss you loads. Jiwon- I am glad that I got to know you. Thanks for trying to cook for me. I am really sorry about not being able to come haha. Keep smiling, playing football and dancing. Take care. TsepsThanks for all the college advice. I will miss our study halls. Good luck in cali, you better visit indiana soon. Tanya- I am glad that I started talking to you again in the last two years. I am really sorry for being awkward in the past but you know that’s just how I am. I will miss our ALS classes and you being a snake. You better remain a red devil at heart. Prasiddhi- Thanks for keeping me in check and motivating me to actually give a about school. I will miss annoying you in ALS, English and basically every free period we had. Tshokey- Tshoks! You are the cutest and most caring best friend anyone could ask for. You were always there for me throughout my suspension making sure I don’t break. You were one of the few people I trusted enough to be comfortable doing anything in front of cuz at the end of the day I knew u had my back. I will remember our gossip sessions, your crying for the smallest things, beach walks in goa, Bazaar times and a lot more. You hold a special place in my heart and you will always be my number one. Class of 018- It was great being a part of invicta. Good luck to everyone in the future. Thanks for making my Woodstock years special.

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Mummy, Papa I MADE IT!!! Papa I am so happy and thankful that you encouraged me to apply to Woodstock. I couldn’t have done it without you guys. The person I am today is because of you guys. Thank you for always motivating and believing in me. You guys are the reason that I never gave up trying. I am so happy to have you guys and I will always love you. Vyan, enjoy and cherish your days at Woodstock because it goes by too quickly. I will miss annoying you and you better facetime me everyday. I love you chotu. To the rest of the Fam (Dadu, Dadi, Nanu, Nani, Aakii, Mahima, Dhruv, Maasi and Massi) Thank you for always supporting me through every step and decision I have made. I love you guys. Kavya, boi where do I even begin? Thank you for always cheering me up and supporting me. I will miss your amazing mathri and chutney (Please paracel it to me? thanks). I love you Mehar, I don’t even know what to say. I am so thankful to have a friend like you, through all the ups and downs, crying, fighting, laughing, WE MADE IT! Thank you for always believing in me and pushing me to do my best. I love you. Taarini, you were one of my first friends ever and I am so happy that we are ending school together. Thank you for always having my back and for always being the person that I am the most comfortable with. I love you. Eva, I know I can tell you anything without getting judged and I love that about you. Thank you for always listening to my bullshit and rambling. Avanya, I am so glad we roomed together in activity week. You are of the most genuine people I know. Keep in touch, I love you. Sabrina, I know we don’t talk much anymore but thank you for all the memories. You are one of the sweetest and friendliest people I know. Lizzle, You are one of the best roommates I have had. Thanks for dealing with my bs and always listening to me. I love you, hyper child. Idika, you are the one person that never fails to make me smile. I love you. Jayant, thank you for listening to my whining, you are an amazing friend. Have fun in college. Satvi, you are the most bubbly and cheerful person I have met, dont change. Keep in touch loser, love you. Jiya, Abby, Kelly, Tara, Lea, Prasiddhi, Deborah, Aryan, Thank you for making my life at woodstock better and more fun. You guys are amazing and have fun in college. GAIL HO*S, Thank you for making my last trip amazing. Each and every one of you had a big impact in my life and I will always remember you. Take care and enjoy the time you guys have left. Love you all. Yehang, I think of you as a little sister. I love you, you hyper piece of sh*t. You are my favorite junior. Juniors don’t get into too much trouble and check your gradcards. Mr and Mrs. E, Mr. L and Mrs. Shubhra, Ms. Dyson,Ms. Ronita, Mr. Ady, Ms. Prarthana, Mrs. Shaw and Mr. Roy, Thank you guys for helping me grow and for guiding me. I will miss you all. INVICTA Thank you for making these past 6 years memorable. WE DID IT!!!

TAARINI MOM!! DAD!!!! DEEKSHANT BHAIYA!!! I’M ACTUALLY GRADUATING!!!!!!!! First of all, a big thank you for giving me the opportunity to study at Woodstock and letting me go (I know it was hard for you). It was scary and unfamiliar at first, like most things are, but I slowly got used to it. All because you were there to remind me that I could do it; that I was capable of great things. All the times you would pick up the phone (regardless of the time, whether it was 2 a.m or not) with me crying at the other end because of the dumbest reasons and reminding me that “I’m a strong girl.” I made it till graduation because of your constant reminders, love and support. Thanks mamma and papa, I love you both so much. Kavya - You are honestly one of the sweetest and the most understanding people I know. You love deeply and with your whole heart and I love that most about you. Yeah, you don’t always like my taste in music, and find my dogs ugly but that’s okay. I still love you. Eva - I admire your ability to handle things without flinching and caring for people at times I know any other person would have given up. I still remember you holding my hand in grade 10 and guiding me through the crowded cafeteria because I would easily get pushed away by taller people UGH. Love you! Mehar - ARREY TOPPPER! You are one of the most intelligent people I know. You’ve always been a great friend to me and I can relate to you so much. (SCORPIO BOND) Love you! Aarushi - We both started school together and we’re both ending it together!! KG to grad! You are my go to friend. I love that I can tell you everything and anything. I can easily say that you’re one of my favourite people here. You and I have a somewhat similar taste in music and I love that! Rice, seaweed and chilli paste forever lmao. My GAIL sqaaa, I love you all! I couldn’t have asked for a better group to go to South Africa with. GAIL memories will stay with me forever <3 Andy & James ftw lmao. Deborah - I appreciate you hating school with me and not crying at GAIL when everyone else was!! Thanks for always giving me cup noodles when I was hungry, ly <3 Sera -You are honestly one of the few people that always made me laugh, even when I felt like shit. I love that I could make jokes about the yodelling kid and talk about The Minorities with you! You have an amazing voice and people should know that. Thanks for coming to my room and making me laugh all the time. I survived noob math because of you fam. <3 Jayant - You’re honestly one of the most genuine people I know. You’re super funny and a great guy. Thanks for all the laughs. Joon- You’re a great friend and an amazing person. Love you <3 I’ll never forget our dramatic dancing. ps: WE’RE SPICY!! Thanks Woodstock, for shaping me into the person I am today. Ok, I think I’m ready to leave now. University awaits!!

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Maa & Papa - I love you both so much and could not be more grateful for this opportunity you’ve given me. Even though it was a one year deal, thanks for extending it for me hehehe <3 Bade Papa & Badi Maa - Bade papa you have been an inspiration for me, with your work ethic and your unconditional love, and badi maa same goes for you. I’ll always miss you, but thanks for teaching me so much. Bhai - Love you bhaiiii <3 Thank you so much for everything you’ve done for me and for taking my side every time. Divi - I’m so glad we had this one year together. I know you will grow into an amazing person here, and please keep me updated. Avanya - I’m so glad we met in seventh grade, because what we have is different and I really don’t want to lose that, ever. You are irreplaceable. I love you <3. Sabrina, Aarushi, Taarini, Mehar, Eva - We’ve just been with each other for so long now it’s going to be weird being without you guys. All of you mean the world to me <3 Sabrina - You know I love you, and that’s all that matters. You better not lose touch, especially in your gap year. Aarushi - Damn son I’m really gonna miss your cute ass face and your obsession with mathri. We can always talk more about parcels containing food from India to Canada. I love you so much <3 Taarini - You’re the most energetic and psychotic person I know and I love you for it. Never change man, your personality is killer and I love you boo <3 Mehar - I can’t believe it’s been six years, we’ve had our ups and downs, but we always get back up and that’s what matters. I’m gonna miss you so much <3 Eva - I know I haven’t been the best friend, but I’m gonna miss you, and I need DAILY skype calls. Love you. Sandhu - We haven’t talked much in a while, but you’re still really important to me <3 Jayant - Jayuuu, from drama to certain unnamable people, we’ve always shared a lot with each other. Thank you so much for being an amazing friend and sticking by me when everybody else didn’t. Jiya - even though we got close recently, you’re a great friend, I’ll miss you. Sera, Jay, Harsh, Subho, Vatsal, Kelzang, Kahini, Varun, Khaled, Aryan, Deborah- Thanks for existing guys <3 Invicta - We made it!!! Thanks for some amazing memories. <3

EVA

Woodstock is and will always be a really special place to me. Thank you Invicta for making the past five years so memorable and so very special. Momma: Thank you for always being there for me. Can’t imagine my life being so far away from you in college. You’re my best friend. I Love you !! Poppa: You’ve always been my rock and you’re the reason why I’m so fearless. You’re the strongest man I’ve ever met and thank you for always understanding me and being my best friend. I love you so much! Dhruv: Words aren’t enough to describe my love for you baby brother. You’re the bestest and the most caring brother I could ever ask for. You’ll always be my number one guy. You know you can always count on me right?I LOVE YOU THE MOST! Mehar: You mean the most to me out of everyone here. Thank you for being the bestest friend I’ve ever had in my life. I don’t think I’ll ever meet someone that can replace you. I love you kutti so so much! Aarushi: Even though we have our fall outs we always end up solving them and I love that about us. Try not to be so khadus though. Thank you for making these past five years so special. I’ll miss you so much and I love you lots chipmunk! Kavya: I’ll miss the lacche in college so much and your retarded laugh. Try not to scare people with your sleep talking in college. I love you exotic potato! Taarini: Even though we weren’t the closest, I’ll still miss your weird white boy personality. Love you! The four of you are family to me. Jay: Thanks for being the best boyfriend to my best friend. Even though you irritate me and insult me like no one else, I guess i’ll miss you in college a little. Oh and, Mehar will always be mine. Humaid: Thanks to my phone for making you look half decent in pictures. Gujjus are the best remember that. Harsh: Try not to get expelled from college lol. Oh and homosexuality is still illegal in India :) Subho: Macro classes were fun and I’m glad drama gave us a chance to become friends. Try not to drink coffee too much though. Jayant : Thanks for always entertaining me with your lame jokes and being the biggest gossip queen.

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Mom&Dad: Thank you for always supporting me through all my mistakes. ShubhiBhaiya: You were right. These were the best days of my life.+Attu&KishuBhaiya: Fellow graduates, I feel your pain now. Babaji,Dadiji,Taiji,Tauji,Tiba&Nikdi: Thanks for picking me up from the gurudwara; Life’s been great since. Mamu,Mamii&GuptaPariwar&sista: There are no other people I credit my every being for. Tej,Ahaan,Ved,Harsh,Jaydeep&Chowang: I love you guys. Fuck shit up. Sats: You’re the Bombz to my Rotlu; thanks for tending to my Jaga needs. UdduPuddu: You should be grateful, you would have never lost 3000 pounds if I hadn’t rejected you. <3 Subho: Bye Buddy. See you soon killing it as the next Priyanka Chopra. Yiggy: Soulmating since day one. Meghan: Juuust cause you’re too cool for me? MamaR: Dropped the attitude like my mama taught me! Ameya: Hi *Smiles awkwardly from the front seat in Parker Hall repeatedly* DoubleTrouble: Never fail to put a smile on my face! Kala: Your faces win the ugly contest. Baeleam: Always be “happy” Doyo: Your bed will always be more comfortable than mine. My happy place is next to you. Saguuuns: Your mom isn’t disappointed and you’re the cutest human alive. Tshokes: Boy or girl, I’ll love you regardless. Monkey: Your lack of communicative abilities never hindered our friendship. Swaggy: Your tooth gap turns me on. Kabish: You’re my favorite doggy. Lizzile: My #1 forever and ever. Anou: No, I won’t choke you. Yes, I will miss you. Ludu: Even though you call me at 2:58am and I hang up on you at 3:00am, you’re forever my midnight buddy. Chotu: The only two people who love you and whoop your ass at the same time: me and babbbba. Tseps: Cough syrups are only for coughs. Maybe start using your influence for a better cause and one day I’ll see you ruling the world. Humaid: I dont know if we’re talking right now... but all I can say is that me, along with the 800 other girls, are very lucky to have you in our lives. You’re my person Humaid Juned. Khanna: Mujhe zindigi mein theen cheeze chahiye: entertainment, \ entertainment aur entertainment; Aur tum entertaiment ho. Chaks&P: Left the school but not my heart. Invicta: Peace

Amala & Pala: Thank you for all your love and support, I owe everything to you ChoCho: thank you for teaching me how not to behave and for being my cheerleader Abby: Ecclesiastes 4:9-10. Our book club will live on forever Healeam: Here I am, giving you alllllll the love and affection I can. Just accept it for once. Heart-uh Soph: Thank you for being my doctor in Edgehill, my friend in Alteridge, and my love in Midlands. Suga loves you Soulmate: Soulmating since day one Kelly: I can’t tell you how happy I am that you don’t hate me anymore- you (and your kewa datsi) always have a place in my heart Piltu: how are we friends? That happened out of nowhere- like woah - one day I’m chillin and the next I have a pest in my life Tara: no need for senti bs with you right? I’ll see you soon Yala: you’re a piece of shit but I love you regardless Tshokey: you’re funny and small and you’ll do great things Kyle: you’re so sweet it blows my mind Anou: I think stressing over Euro did wonderful things to our friendship, luh you kid Satvi&DYK: you guys are cool Sooyeon: thanks for being my chillest, most nonchalant friend Hamin: I swear we’ll watch a movie before we leave - for real Ameya: love you always Debbie: 10 years from now, I expect you to be editing vogue Joon: I couldn’t have done South Africa without you, or NHS, or life Alli: don’t kill yourself Phunnor: tibti gang always, I gotchu Hoon: you always make my day better Pema: MoNoPoli, Fass-ility, App-ryl, Profff-sh-nal Humaid: I’ll accept your i-love-you’s even though you hand them out like candy Ishaan: we should never not talk again, okay? Noah: I hope someone slaps you when you mispronounce ALL the words//63 kgs of MUSCLE Egor: I expect great things from you-Putin better watch out Varun: You and me have have had our ups and downs, but we’re friends always Sangi&Siri&Yehyang&Hasumi stop watching scary movies late at night, take care of each other Ved&Chowang&Dorjee&Baj&Balani&Harsh&Teetooni&Vaibhu&Nochu&Aniket the school is yours to fuck with, you guys are the best, love love (read your grad cards) Buddy: Face// Ain’t no sunshine//Out of 174 touch// It’s raining in the summer but it’s all good. 

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Mom, Apa, Ashim, Acho and Zeena: You guys are the OG’s. Thanks for helping me through it all. Numbie, Nochu and Sonam: Glad it’s not goodbye with you three, see ya at home losers. Sophie: You went from being that brat who was staring at me when I was homesick to being my best friend. Wow things really do change haha. Excited to watch a BTS concert together in Umerica gurl. Imti: jinchaaaa i can’t man. You’re actually my brother from another mother. We just have too much in common #hungrybrothersruledaworld #bangtanweww Doyoung: my 귀여운 언니, I’ll really miss your high-pitched laughter and our aegyo lessons. We really need to work on not crying haha.. Anou: you ratchet piece of trash, I hope you find a husband that loves you as much as I love you. A sexy husband like me that lets you raid his tuck cupboard. Tanya: Tan-tata-tan-tata-da. Oi Jaga, thank you for always listening to my problems and being there to console a dramatic girl like me. I’ll actually struggle without you being there for me 24/7. Tsephell: Gooo seahawks! You are the devil incarnate, too many gud timez with you. Cough syrup will forever be my favorite remedy now. Satvi: Mogli, have fun in the jungle. Parcel me your indian popcorn and homemade granola. Kyle: You will always be my favorite white person #asiansrule. Ana: i’d probably have died during 10th grade activity week if it weren’t for you. Thanks for being the mom of our squad. Healeam: thank you for feeding me the pepero with your toe nail on it. It was absolutely delicious. Yigha: My smarticle particle, sorry for farting in MY OWN BED back in eighth grade. Abby: Please invite me for your wedding with Norman. Phunsok: My malnourished refugee, please eat well in college, I worry for you. Udit: I hope that in college you take care of your hygiene. Remember to brush your teeth, shower and cut your toenails. I promise to hit the gym in college and become slim and trim. Love you bro. Sag: Son of Sushil Rawal and Namrata Rawal, please remember that You’re a true bro, i swear no boy will ever be able to hurt you cuz i will protect you. You are truly the cringiest of them all <3 Varun: I seriously don’t know what i’m going to do without you. Don’t be pricey and keep in touch. Dhruv/Harsh: Thanks for bullying me you jagas, I became stronger cuz of you two fools. Kavi: Slaveee, I hope there’s a pimple infestation on your face. Oh and remember to use fair and lovely boi. Aanik: Monkey boiii, keep that smile on your face, it’s my all time favorite :D Jeffrey: You will forever be the incompetent korean. Passa: Remember no more emo anime wallpapers LOL. Pema: QB in delhi was litty. I’ll watch you perform in mojo soon! Humaid: your sense of humor and man boobs will never be forgotten. Nikunj: those skype calls were fun Hoon: You were a good ex. LOL Don't lose that duck, I spent good money on it. Noah/Hahyeon: Phewww we made it yo. Yugie/Detsen: my drukpa brothers, i’ll miss my gossip sessions with you. Harsh/Jin/Ahaan/Arpit: i’ll let you guys in on a secret: I let you bully me ;) Siri/Sangi/Yehyang: I’ll miss my lunch dates with you three. Neel/Jaydeep: Aren’t you glad we took AP stats together? Jiwon: you’re the best passage leader yo. Keep it up weirdo. Jinju: My favorite rude midgettt, graduate fast so we can meet up in the US. Chan: Thank you for these two months <3 I know your memory sucks, but you better not forget me. I’ll miss you. Namgyal: stop crying, you’re a big boy now. Football team: Hang in there guys you’ll get through the morning practices. Mr. Beavan: aka Mr. B-dawgggg, remember to get your sleep. I’m gonna miss you and jokes too much yarrr. Deasyl/Yupi: excited for more adventures in T-city with you two gundas. Chaks: My number one drama queen, keep ranting. Unreal Madrid: That trophy should have been ours #gotocollege. Woodstock/Invicta: my 6 years with you were the best 6 years of my life and I still feel like it’s too soon to say goodbye. I’ve learnt so much from all of you and I will forever be grateful for these lessons #snakeseverywhere #snitchesgetstitches #brosoverhoes #taxisrock #iluv2cheat 

I am so grateful to God for sending me to this school and for bringing the right people into my life. Mummy, papa, Oya Ati and Odi Jungshi: Thank you for always believing in me and supporting me in all I have done. Tshokey and Sophie:  Tshokey eonni, Im glad people mistook us for sisters. oh, I love our DEALS ;). Sophie, You and I shouldn't be put in a room together. You guys are my brothers and I can’t wait to watch our first BTS concert together. FIGHTING! Summer and Joon: You guys are the strongest people I know. Idk how you can pull off being hot and nasty at the same time. ilygsm <3 Healeam: EONNIII  lets go for a BIGBANG concert together araso? sarangheee <3 I still think you’re prettier than IU ;)Yigha: JUSSTTT BECAUSE YOU’RE GOING TO STANFORD YOU THINK YOU CAN KICK ME OUT OF THE ROOM?Abby:  God bless you. Tanya: I can’t believe we crushed on michael wiggins together.. ugh whatever. ilysm <3 Ameya: Okay we’re building that fort again when I come to your apartment in london ;)DOYOLOZ: MY EONNIIIIIII!!! you’re so kyeoptaaaaaa. Where will I ever find an eating soul mate like you? :( Sarangheee! Satvi: You’re just too good to be trueeee (yeahh) can’t keep my eyes off you (yeah).. Im glad we’ll be seeing each other in London ;) We’ll never wake up if we’re roommates again. love you <3 Tara: bagpipe! I actually miss being your roommate :(.. i’d love to bump in to you again ;) Ilysm mochiiii ANOU: *turns of the lights* Im coming for you. I will see you in london and hopefully make you cry AGAIN.Alli: I still, i still belieeevveeee we’ll see each other again :( You’re the ellen to my kim and no one can replace that <3 Ilysm you caveman! Chhani: bro our reaction to EUPHORIA tho. please don't die when you go for fan meets..I want to see you again.Tsephell: Im gonna post ugly pics of you without you beating me up. Ana: Who’s gonna curl my hair now :( Kyle: i still want that Jungkook folder! >:( Hamin:  for the billionth time, you look like seulgi, you’re prettier than IU and you’re the sweetest! SAG: don't forget to send my morning streaks huh. you’re forever my mermaid <3 Hoon: Oppa, bap meo-geul-lae? If there’s physics in college, I'm screwed. oh, and I want your ass. Phunsok: My twin brother :) thanks for always GENUINELY complimenting me. :P Dhruv: ok we gotta celebrate our special anniversary LMAO.Harsh: i still wanna hear the rap you wrote for me, BRO <3 XDDDKavi: So just because you wanted to say excretion..subho: The Sonny to my Nina <3 Humaid: i love you SIS ;) Udit: You’re TITANIUM. I don't want to see you faint again. Jeffrey: hey TENOR SAX. Passa: dont cry ok?Ishaan: Bro Im telling you, read the bible.Varun: I’m sorry for punching you<3 Pema: Im glad I have someone who is as good as me in physics. sending me guitar vids yea? Parth: now that you’re on my will, I guess you cant ERASE ME. Karma: oppaaa you’re queer, and no, I can’t “odd”. Ikaum: So just because u mentioned me, I had to mention you. My juniors: Red, Sangi, Ved, Jinhwan, Sherap: you’ll never find a senior as cool as me so be extremely happy:). Good luck for next year. Senti, Visakou, kesochie, kekhrie, Lidowei, Mesa: naga manu laga naam bhal se rakhibi dei? dont do anything stupid and good luck! lmk if anyone bullies you. BTS: Thank you so much for the happiness you’ve brought into my life. senior year was even more exciting with you in it. I love you. TO ALL MY LOVING FRIENDS/INVICTA: Thank you so much for all these years! I’m glad to have you all in my life. I love you. 

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아빠 & 엄마: 우선, 나한테 많은 좋은 것들을 경험하게 해줘서 고마워. 대학가서도 감사하는 마음으로 열심히 할께. 그리고 나중에 돈 많이 벌어서 보답할께. 사랑해. Daeyoung: 지금까지 하던대로 공부 열심히하고 12학년 의미있게 잘 보내. 니가 있어서 알게 모르게 의지가 많이 됐어. Sr Football Team: I’ll miss the practices and each one of you guys. And Mr. Juan, you are the best football coach ever. Anou: Anus, my roommate for the longest time, you are the weirdest and funniest person I’ve ever met in my life. I’ll miss us always overfeeding ourselves with kimchi fried rice and couscous. Tshokey: My little Asian buddy, I’m so glad that I met you and got to know you. I’ll miss your everything especially your arm fat. I hope I’m the life long No.1 oppa. Yala: Imti, you are my buddy for everything. Procrastinating, spending entire 45 minutes just on eating in lunch, being late to school, complaining about how unlucky we are with the jeep. Sophie: Bophie, I’ll miss your cuddle, kiss and aegyo. Thank you for taking care of me and helping me get through every problem I face wisely. Don’t come to Korea just for BTS (because BTS comes after me). Satvi: 2 years is such a short time to make enough memories with you. I’ll miss our nap in my bed and your cute cheeks. Tanya: Faggarwal, thank you for always having my back. I’ll miss you taking over my bed and your cute chubby fingers. I promise I’ll cook koka for you once more one day. Kyle: You are the cutest and sweetest white person I know. Buzz and Char after football was the best thing ever. Keep smiling and keep balling cutie. Tsephell: Tenzin, the girliest person in WS, I’ll never forget your passion and enthusiasm overflowing inside of you (especially for RE). Stay the same because you are always right (wink). Ana: Thank you for always taking care of me and being there for me. I don’t know what I would’ve done without you. I’ll make it up one day, Mama Raquel. Arjan: You are the sweetest and caring person I’ve ever known. You still haven’t told me your secret magic that brought down my books from my locker to midlands. Passa: You are definitely the one and only better looking guy than Song Joong Ki in this world. Your shyness took us so long to talk to each other but I’m happy that I can finally tease you. Thank (LOL). Kavi: Ahujaa, Team Snake is one of the memorable things happened in my senior year. Hope we all can play as a team once again one day. Kabish: Dumboo, you are the only guy I know who’s as emotional as me. Keep smiling, cutie. Phunsok: I still don’t agree with your claim that you are my oppa since you are older than me by 2 months. I’ll miss the English class with you. Red: Numbie the hottie, you are the only 11th grader who can nag me. Idika: Eonni, mocking you made the bio class less boring. We’ll go to Heize concert together one day. Kiara: You really surprised me when you sang Untitled in the talent show. You have the best Korean pronunciation. Yigha: Yigs, you would be the only person who could brush someone’s hair for more than 10 minutes. Stay the same, sweet and smart! Knema & Remay: Spanish Squaaa, I will miss the spanish class and our gossip. Don’t miss me too much. Hamin: 콩! 10학년 처음왔을 때 부터 잘해주고 내 얘기 잘 들어줘서 고마워. 연락해! Hyechan: 혜찬아! 넌 너무 똑똑한거같아. 항상 나 도와줘서 고마워. Hoon: 훈아, 겉으론 틱틱되도 속으 론 항상 많이 의지하고 아낀다. Jeffrey: 재윤아, 항상 챙겨줘서 고맙고 너라도 홍콩 와서 다행이야. Jinhwan: 진환쓰, thank you for always trying to make me feel better when I’m sad. Always by your side. Dhruv: I still think your belly is chubbier than mine and grabbing your fat will be what I’ll miss the most. Aanik: Although you call me a round ball and tease me all the time, I know you are a sweet guy and a caring friend. Keep smiling because your smile is the best. I’ll miss your ugly impersonation of me and playing football in RW on weekends with you. Varun: You are mean to me most of the time but you really made every chem class fun. Jiwon & Jinju: 내가 제일 아끼는 애기들, thank you for being there for me every time listening to all my complaints. 말 안해도 내가 너네 많이 아끼고 사랑하는거 알지? Sag: Drunk Sag is my all time favorite. I can’t find words to express how glad I am to have you as my bro, and I’m happy that you are one of those people whom I trust the most. I’ll miss your cringeness and your jokes. Don’t get too salty even if I’m not coming to Indiana with you, and always remember I’m there for you, broccoli. Parth: Parth, you’ll definitely be my hardest goodbye of all time. From the walking down after the 11th grade class night to now, you’ve been by my side all the time, and I have no words to describe how thankful and lucky I am to have you. You are the cutest captain + baller I’ve ever known. I’ll be always there for you no matter what. Love you, my cute chubby baby!

Hello, Bonjour, Namaste Welcome to my attempt at summarizing my three year Woodstock experience in less than 500 words - WTF amirite. Papa - Papa even though I may have not said it at the time, thank you for kidnapping me and sending me to Woodstock - even though your intentions were for me to become a hiker chick - I’m glad I came Maman - Mother dearest - thanks for taking care of me and making me the best version of myself Sibling Squad - As a wise padawan once said we are the three legs of the tripod - Love you hoez Friendz - Boiz, I’m so glad I had the chance to chill with each one of you, you guys are the ones that made my experience at Woodstock worth it. Not to be cringe but when I say I miss Woodstock I am talking about missing y'all. Slutz - Honeyz thanks for making me laugh, thanks for the good memories, the cuddles, the buzz dayz, the food and being my BFs (best friends and boyfriends) through it all. Love yall. Children (Juniors) - Even though most of you are older than me, I’m glad you guys came into my life. Make the most of your time at Woodstock cause trust me it goes faster than you can ever imagine. I Hate Anou Club - I know this was secretly my fan club. Teachers - Thanks for accepting all the late assignments and for teaching me new things that have impacted my future. Senior Football Gurlz - Keep working hard and make Mr.Juan proud! Invicta (018) - My united class! Each one of you added to my Woodstock Experience and I’m Glad to have spoken to all of you at least once! I hope your couches will be open to me in the near future and here is to many more Goa’s! Woodstock - It’s been real, but i’m audi. Special Shoutout to Toe-key (Tshoks) - Ur tuck cupboard was my life support system, I’ll get u back someday Namaste, Goodbye, Au Revoir.

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Satvi Mama, Pa, Mistake (Yuvan) – It’s been real broz. Thanks for everything, you crazy people. Chhani – My first and last roomie! zawngi! i hmel a chhiya! I know you love me despite how much we get on each other’s nerves. Never forget my morning playlist. And for the last time - I know Mizoram is in India!! Anou – From first noticing your mole to finding out you were a freak – you’ve always been there to crawl into my bed, harass me and knock some sense into me, because you know me better than I know myself. Stay you, ya fashionista/chef/retard. Mophie - “All My Loving, I will give to you” from ‘Across the Universe’ because there’s ‘Something’ about you gurl ;) So glad I scurried to your room when you played Come Together – that was the start of a crazy (scree), very musical friendship. *whispers soul sisters* Tanya – Mere cheetah mere sher. Gonna miss dancing like hooligans to Bollywood songs, bonding over United’s losses and watching Hindi movies (without subtitles) with you. Doyoung – I miss our naps and your cheeks and hugs and laughs and screams already. Thank you for being the only person who finds me cute. Aaaah 씨발! Yalala – My sleep buddy. At least our friends don’t have to wake us up anymore… to many movie/makhana nights in London, maybe? Tshoks – My football buddy! Gonna miss our 2nd breakfast dining hall dates and our late night psych ‘study sessions’. Tsephell – Vindakaloo! Can’t say I haven’t enjoyed being the official tsepharsh photographer. Wonder where we’d be if I hadn’t crawled into your bed one Sunday and contributed to a certain playlist of yours. Kyle – Thursday morning walks at 5:50 am wouldn’t be the same without you. Glad you took your pick ;) Ana – Gonna miss having you to take care of me in college Mami. Twinz - Summer Joon Idika – Sisters! Gonna miss our chai sessions, my weirdos. You guys make me so so happy. Alli – Guess you’re a prodigy and All That Jazz… Aarushi – Gonna miss your sleep talking in college. Monjhulika! Yigha/Healeam/Tara – You losers make me smile Abby – It’s been a pleasure groovin’ with you. Dhruv – My first guy friend and fellow fatty, we’re never gonna finish ZNMD. Don’t stop facetiming me at 5 am, and being salty about Madras Cafe. You deserve everything Subho – We R 1. We don’t really care. It’s not like we have feelings pfft… Harsh – Arey mera baccha! Gonna miss beating yo ass and hugging you right after. Have fun doing kheti. *belts tu bolein mein bolu* Humaid – My shmallu. Don’t ever let go of Ben, he’s a part of you. Remember my perfume forever! Kavi – Fine, happy 7! They were actually gonna play Roadhouse Blues! Think before spitting and please UNBLOCK ME Udit - Still gotta lose that paunch, bully. Keep jamming to songs from Rockstar! Varun/Ishaan/Egor/Kabish/Jeffrey/Passa/Hoon/Aryan/Jayant – You guys never fail to annoy me, gonna miss you! Aanik – “After ALL I’ve done for you!” Juniors – Check your grad cards, dumbasses. 

Sophie

Jesus: I love you. Thank you. Azwe: I hope that one day I can be as strong as you are. Thank you for being two parents in one. I love you. Family: I hope you know that I am truly grateful for your constant love and support. Tchokey & Imti: tshoks I wish we could cruise down the halls to the same college cuz it’ll be hard without jokey around. thanks for crying when I cry. U can count on me like 1,2,4. Yala, apuni apuni moike nacharibi cuz i need some1 to scratch my back pimples zz lets stay up and watch more kdrama. I’ll see u at ur wedding with jungkook and u see me when I marry suga ok? Stop DEMONITIZING me! Yigs: my dear shakespeare, I might just miss your overflowing affection. Healeam 엄마: 잔짜! you should be proud that your daughter has finally learned to clean her own cupboard! Baby me! Satsi: if you don’t believe in fate then our friendship is fake. *soul sisters*  its us & them- remember that the same music taste is a soul connection...screee!  Dadi Anou: im glad I ended up with you on the hike. I will buy you a cage so you stop bothering me. Never lose ur freakishness my padawan<3 Joonie: thank you for keeping me strong. I care about you a lot<3. Boyoung: stop crying. I can’t wait for you to be my future dentist LOL. 사랑해 오빠! Abby: we’ll write an entire album on the spot and win a grammy. Tanya: thanks for laughing at my sad life jokes and taking care of me you silly highlighter<3  Simoo: Mozambique! u are so talented, I can’t wait to see u do amazing things. Thank you for everything. Tarat: *oh say can you see* we retarded. Jiminie loves you! Alli: black mamba with the voice of an angel. Lmk when you eradicate diarrhea from the face of the planet. Chhani: my fellow suga stan! don’t forget those intense card games! Haminie: u are the cutest and I’m so sorry for dropping your laptop<3 Tseps: I hope we learn time management lol. Thanks for the purple memories you weirdo. ;) Ana: Thanks for taking care of me mama. Lizzle: Thanks for calling me swaggy, cutie. Debbie: proud to say one of my bros is gonna be a fashion designer! <3 Garwahlo: can’t wait to gamble again! <3 Ameya: ur still a mouse and I’m a sloth! BuFF: Thanks for always looking out for me you blind rat<3 I will beat u up one day. Ishy: Thanks for helping me conquer the sea lol. I always have ur back. Never shout at me again :) Passa: I’ve been doing drama for years but I still can’t cry like u. u owe me food. Stay cute!<3 Humaid: *so I got you a present…* we better be singing this at age 80. Uds: beti take care of yourself and pls become non veg. Thanks for everything, farting machine. <3 J-free: fastest rapper in Korea? Thanks for teaching me math and supplying me with food- plz continue to do so. Lmk when u get ur real dragon tattoos u autistic boy. Dhai: it was fun dancing with you shawty, ur too cute. Remember I solved the unit circle question and you didn’t! Hoon: you have to sing stigma for me! I love ur butt <3 Akul: It’s gonna be a lit party when we hit 1000! Subho: Take me to the oscars k? Ur very annoy. Harsh: one day I’ll write a kickass diss. Keep writing farmer. Phunsok: bonjour. thanks for being a caretaker. Sorry u had to see my blastoise moment. Ved: I’m so chuffed that we’ve become friends. Lmk if anyone bullies u and this 5’ 6” cutie will bash them up. Pema: i think burping is ektraktive. Doka. Glad there was someone else who enjoyed the live music lol.  Aanik: rawrrrrr.  Khaled: Hi! I missed sitting with you in bio and pre cal. Jinhwan: you’re younger than me so act like it! Stay chubby cuz it adds character. Janak: hmu if you ever wanna gossip :) btw- your armpits smell. Iqbal: ur a cool drummer boy. Keldo: ur a drama queen Red: I’ll miss taking ages to get ready with u. Keep singing- ur way more talented than you think. Aviva: Such a powerful voice from such a tiny girl. I’ll miss u yolanda! Nagaz (Visakuo, Lidoweii, Kesochie, Mesa, Senti): family is important! Take care of each other and I’ll miss you guys. Acapella: keep singing! Unless you’re tone deaf. Arpora amigos: this can’t be the last trip!! Football girls: thursday mornings didn’t prep us for nothing. we are made of iron now. Love u guys! BTS: you make me so happy!<3 Woodstock: try swaggy style waiwai at anil’s (char dukaan) - you won’t regret! 018: see you later? <3

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B aj r a n g D a l Ab h i s h e k , Fof a n d i , Jay a nt , Ta n i s h q , K h a l e d a n d Ni ku nj T h e re i s n ot h i n g I c a n w r it e h e re t h at c a n e x p l a i n w h at a l l t h e s e y e a r s i n Wo o d s t o c k m e a nt w it h y ou g u y s . I’m n e v e r g on n a f or g e t u s s itt i n g i n F l a g p o l e a n d ju d g i n g l it e r a l l y e v e r y on e : ) . I k n ow p e op l e w r it e s tu f f l i k e “St ay i n Tou c h”, but t h at g o e s w it h out s ay i n g . D or m Pa r e n t s : M r. Hut e n , M r. Hay d n , M r. A l e x , M r. Ad y a n d M r. & M r s . Pe t e r s You g u y s w e re hu g e l y re s p on s i b l e f or m e s e tt l i n g i nt o Wo o d s t o c k s o e a s i l y. I n e v e r t h ou g ht of h o s t e l a s a d or m , but m ore of a h om e a n d y ou g u y s m a d e t h at h app e n . I w i s h y ou g u y s a re a b l e t o f i n d s om e on e a s e nt e r t a i n i n g a s m e on c e I’m g on e . B a d m i n ton Te a m : Ku s h , Ja n a k , S i m on a n d Yu v r aj We h av e n’t h a d a l ot of lu c k w i n n i n g i n t h e p a s t , but b a d m i nt on w it h y ou g u y s w a s w or t h p l ay i n g n o m att e r t h e out c om e of t h e t ou r n a m e nt . No pre s s u re but g o a n d w i n t h at t rop hy n e x t y e a r ( a n d h it m e up w h e n y ou d o ) . B a s k e tb a l l B o y s : S i d d h a r t h , Wa r r i s , Ta n i s h q a n d Ka r s t e n : P l ay i n g b a s k e t b a l l w it h y ou g u y s w a s u s u a l l y t h e b e s t p a r t of t h e w e e k f or m e . You g u y s ( b e s i d e s Ta n i s h q ) a re t h e f utu re of WS B a s k e t b a l l . G o a n d # br i n g it h om e ; m a k e u s a l l prou d . Hon or a b l e m e n t i on ( Te a c h e r s a n d s t a f f ) : M s . P i k e , M r. Je f f , M r. P r at e e k , M s . G a r g , M r. S e e f e l dt I re a l i z e t h at i’m n ot t h e e a s i e s t s tu d e nt t o w or k w it h , but y ou g u y s s t e pp e d up a n d a c c e pt e d t h e c h a l l e n g e . I w i l l f ore v e r b e g r at e f u l f or w h at a l l of y ou d i d f or m e . I h op e y ou g u y s f i n d a s tu d e nt l i k e m e a g a i n ( w h o a m I k i d d i n g ? You w on’t ) . P l e a s e k e e p i n t ou c h . Fav or i te Ju n i or : Ta n i s h q D a n i e l G o o d lu c k f i n d i n g a f r i e n d l i k e m e a g a i n ; w e b ot h k n ow t h at’s n ot h app e n i n g . Tr a d it i on s c l a s s w it h D i s c ou nt A r ju n w e re t h e b e s t p a r t of s e n i or y e a r. We n e e d t o m e e t up s om e t i m e a n d m o c k C l e a r a n c e A r ju n . # T T B rot h a s Fore v e r

ABHISHEK BHANDARI

The High School journey is almost coming to an end. It wouldn’t have been possible without the two special people in my life. Mummy and Papa: Thank you for working so hard to send me to this school. You taught me to appreciate the little things in life and I’m very grateful for that. You have always been by my side at good or bad times. The lessons you taught me will always stay with me for the rest of my life. Everything I will achieve in life will only be possible because of you. Thank you for everything. Siddharth: You have two more years at Woodstock so study hard and make a lot of memories with your friends. Two years will go by in a flash so cherish every moment in school. If you ever need my help, don’t hesitate to contact me. Thanks for always being there for me. Vatsal(aka Harvey Specter): Bro, you have always been by my side. I’m very grateful to find a friend like you. Sorry for being annoying sometimes. I know you will achieve the best in your life. Also don’t forget that I’m a better shooter than you in basketball. We have made tons of memories together. I will miss you a lot bro. Shreyansh: You are a great friend bro. Follow your dreams and I’m sure you’ll do something great in life. I’ll miss playing table tennis and basketball with you. I’m glad, I found a friend like you. Nikunj: I’m sure you’ll do very well in life. You are very hardworking and I have learnt a lot from you. We have made many memories together. Thanks for being a great friend. Suryansh: Bro, you are a very good friend. Sorry for annoying you so much but I’ll miss it the most. You have a lot of potential but just need to work harder. I’ll miss you. 018 Brothers: Bros, you have been my family all these years. All these memories wouldn’t have been made without you. I’ll miss you guys so much. Invicta: You all have the capability of doing something great in life. I’ll miss each and every one of you. Basketball Team: I’ll miss all the memories made with you guys. Win many more championships and make 182 Woodstock proud. Mr. Jeff: Thank you for supporting me all these years and being more than a coach to me.


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Mama, Papa & Amboo: ily all immensely, every day I thank God for blessing me with this family. Joonie: God bless your beautiful soul because without you, my life would lack color. Char-babes: Babes you’ve filled each day with love and happiness, you’ve gone from my besties to my sisters. ily to the moon and back! Dickies: Through thick and thin babe, Te quiero! Ana: Being 9thgrade roommates was the best decision ever, Te quiero! Kiara: My dear strong, independent, beautiful yet crazy bestie, Te quiero! Soph: Once best friends, forever best friends. Slugger: It all began with a hike, ily cutie. Yala: 6 years of bloody friendship and more to come. Anou: Appenstotes buddy. Kahini: You’re an angel! Smile and live life honey! Diya: chh* chh* It hurts to leave a best friend behind; I’m only a call away. Pumba: We should thank the EDM, you truly are one of a kind hon. Big daddy: Hutt bsdk Harsh: Nani-ji tum to best ho. Dhruv: thanks for stealing my bestie. Phunsi: You never fail to surprise me; I wish I could always give you a tight hug. Passa: You may bug me but I’ll really miss you. Varun: I love that our friendship sparked from a single gesture. Hoon: You’ve got a heart of gold. Kavi: Who’ll sing “Sugar” for me in college? Nacho: From 5th grade to now, you’ve been the sweetest; I’ll never forget our jamming sessions and silly convo’s. Khalid: Keep making great art and stay in touch but let’s not eat brain curry ever again! Parth: Thanks for the sweet convo’s and all the times you’ve made me smile ;) Pema: Cheers to highsleepy conversations. Chai-aunties: No thunderstorm can break this chai sipping friendship, chaitime=bestime. Mr. & Mrs. Shaw: You welcomed me with open arms and love, for that, I shall be forever grateful, thank you for making me feel at home. My Art teachers: Thank you for all the lessons and for pushing me outside my comfort zone, I am the artist I am today because of you. Mr.Juan: I don’t think I can thank you enough; you’ve transformed me into an entirely different football player let alone person, you’ve taught me to respect myself, and the importance of living life with my heart. Ms.Dani: Muchas gracias por ser mi maestra, ¡Te prometo que un día voy a ser fluente! Football girls: Love you all! Keep playing hard! I couldn’t ask for a better team. Invicta: You are a family that cannot be replaced! I wish each of you good health, happiness & success because you deserve it. Love you all <3

To my dear family, Pops, my guardian angel. Thank you for the infinite amount of love, compassion, guidance, and support you gave me. A man like you can never be forgotten. Mommy, my strength. Without you, I would not be who I am today. You’ve taught me to see the world in a different light, where anything is possible. My dear sisters Amber and Summer, two individuals I cannot live without, our adventures are only about to begin! To my sweethearts: Idika, Kiara, Ana, Abby, Kahini, Satvi, Anou, Tsephell, Yala, Sophie, Yigha, Tanya, Kyle, Anahita, Aditi, Ameya, Taarini, Hamin, Healeam and Diya: A message to all the lovely, strong and beautiful woman I was privileged to share amazing memories with. Each of you are extremely special, you’ve made me smile, laugh and have been huge sources of love and strength. May you always find success, kindness and happiness where you go, sending lots of love. I hope we meet again because you are all too special to let go. To my boys: Egor, Harsh, Humaid, Dhruv, Kavi, Phunsok, Nachiketa, Nikunj, Hoon, Passa, Parth, Arjun, Akul and Karsten I’m so glad that I got to share great memories with all of you, thank you for always being a source of happiness. I wish you all the best for the future, I hope you never forget your Woodstock family. Most importantly, to my Subho: This is not goodbye, I’ll see you again cutie. WS Staff: I will forever be grateful for the mentors that have been by my side through with constant support, love, and encouragement. May god bless you all, Mr. & Mrs. Emmanuel, Mr. & Mrs. Shaw, Mr & Mrs.Mark, Mr. Luukkonen, Mr.Russell, Ms.Dani To my Coach, Mr. Francisco, it's been an absolute pleasure to have you guide me through my years of football and teach me to become a better person overall. Football Team: May football teach you more than just the sport, be strong and support one another. I will miss all of you a lot, more than a team I consider you my family. Kisses to all of you. Invicta: I couldn’t ask for a better class to be associated with, thank you for absolutely everything.

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IDIKA Family, gracias for supporting me through my ventures. Kiki, muchas gracias for the 4 years and more to come. I am extremely grateful for you and your Vietnamese heritage. Kangs, muchas gracias for making my dream come true of finding, not one, but two doppelgangers/twins. Joonie, muchas gracias for your energy, it always lights up my mood. Verano, muchas gracias for always appreciating the simplest things, it always puts a smile on my face. Brazilian, muchas gracias for being the mom, and for being so selfless. I really admire your compassion Mamasita. Softie, muchas gracias for waiting for 4 years, you are the highlight of me and my senior year. You are the most loving and caring person I have ever met. Next time I ask you something, it’ll be while running a marathon. Udit, you’ll always be all buff no fluff, but I am lying. Harsh, my Dharavi people and I will pray for your village. Humaid, it really is the best advice ever. Nikunj: I’m still waiting on the bacon. Subho, my twin from another state, see ya on the big screen. Jayant: gracias for always entertaining me, during and outside of Film/Drama. I’ll always remember your ass crack. Kavi, my GG Girlie, “We’re written about”. Ajusshi, you’ll find a cute frat boy. Alli, your beautiful self cracks me up. AmeyaJiya, both of you have very sweet hearts. Anou, I hope no one “attacks” you “monstrously”. DoYoung, mocking you is my hobby. Hamin, I’m (not) sorry for polluting your innocence. Devlin, despite the silence, our friendship is always through-through. Satvi, gracias for brewing the cutting chai. Sophie, it would’ve been kEMPTY without my Garwahlo. Tsephell, your resilient positivity is admirable. Yigha, “boys, what should I wear tomorrow”. Passa, I hope one day you can pick between your girls. Jefferson, gracias for always having my back in Math and Bio. Egor, please don’t get caught by the Russian Army. Parth, you’re quite the snack. FofaPema, gracias for being weird co-advisees. Varun, some people (YOU) are too cocky. Kayan, don’t worry kiddo, I will come to Santacruz to babysit you. AvivaVeer, my mellifluous babies, always keep me updated. Daniel, gracias for helping me with Math and pretending to be scared of me. DiyaPankhuri, you are such cute munchkins, I’m glad I’m “scary” yet somehow you bully me. Mr. Francisco, gracias por empujarme más duro todos los días para lograr nuestros potenciales. Ms. Daniela, gracias por adornarme con tu belleza y buen corazón. Mr. Russell, gracias for being the funkiest advisor ever. InvictaWoodstock, I am glad to have gotten to know all of you because you are the reason this experience will forever be unforgettable.

KIARA It is safe to say that I would be walking a not so positive path if I hadn’t come to Woodstock. I owe it to this school for having taught me lessons I can’t learn in class, and shaping me into an independent individual who feels ready to take on the world, but more so for helping me discover my sense of self. Before I mention any of my classmates, I would like to thank my parents for instilling in me the values I know to have been essential to my decisions at Woodstock, and for their steady guidance when circumstances seemed uncertain. I am truly grateful to have had the opportunity to study here, and have made some distinct friends with some distinctive characteristics, all of whom I will hold dear for the rest of my life; Alli: We can only pretend that Jackson Wang knows who we are. Ameya: People who don’t like oats and water are just weird. Am I right? Ana: Ana Raquel Piñero Bajos Pereira, the first person I ever met at Woodstock, and the only person who dares to argue with Juan. Anou: My little gremlin. I hope to get a sexy British accent like you one day. PS: Go buy your own prawn crackers. Bahir: Yellow-fever boy. Glad I got to know you before you left. Chani: Thank you for hosting one of the best sleepovers I’ve ever been to. I hope you’re happy and doing well. Chhani: Maybe we’ll open a restaurant together back home, who knows? Debby: My late-buddy. Thank you for relating to me on so many levels… gum! Dhruv: I’m glad I’m going to be in another country… far away from you… so you can’t tickle me. DoYoung: Shoutout to the cutest girl I know. You’re only cool because you have as many tints as I do. Egor: I hope you don’t go pulling an Egor in college, or else you’re screwed. HahYeon: I don’t know what you were thinking when you turned vegan. Hamin: If it wasn’t for you, I’d still be listening to 트로 트. Harsh: Oye, Bhopal Gas Tragedy, I hope you publish at least one rap in your life. Hoonah: I want my legs muscles to be as hard as yours. Humaimai: Even though you prefer my 10th grade self, I still love you the same. Idika: You are, and will always be, mi princessa. Thank you for knowing me better than myself. Jaeyoun: One, two, krrrr 다시 krrr krrr, bang bang!! Thanks for getting me hooked. Jayant: My twin. I don’t think I’ll meet someone who loves food as much as I do. Jay: Thanks for the fun times in 10th grade. Keep the charm going, and stop eating so many bananas. Jiya: Gutsy girl, thank you for putting up with my moods, and still being nice to me… and scarring me forever in our bedroom with… Joon: Joonie bug, you’re the only insect I like. But I don’t think I can tell you you how much I like you here. I wanna speak to your supervisor! Better yet, I’m gonna write a letter! Dear… Kahini: I love your bold lip colours and fun hairdo’s, but most of all, your ability to wear more than ten layers in the winter. Karsten: I’ll be compiling a bunch of shit-your-pants horror stories until the next time we meet. Kavi: I might drop into your DD house again sometime. Be prepared. Khaled: You’re one chill guy. Thanks for the anime recommendations (I might ask you for more in the future). Leila: Crazy lady in the house! I’m still waiting to finish Chuck with you. Lukas: Don’t worry. I’ll post you a packet of figs every week. PS: Sana still looks like a Racoon. Meghan: I think you and I are the only ones who didn’t go for any Bombay peep meet-ups. Moi: To the sweetest guy I know. I know you’re somewhere out there getting those gains ;). Nacho: Caution: extreme love for gaming can be injurious to health. Thank you for the Japanese notebook, and for making Math class bearable. Nikunj: We both know the matching outfits were your idea. Passa: Still waiting for the day to come when you aren’t mean to me (Snapchat counts). Pavani: I don’t think I’ll ever forget you blowing balloons through your nostrils. Phunsok: Thanks for all the lovely compliments on my outfits. Don’t forget I’ll always weigh more than you. Sag: A fitness role model. I hope you keep up that crazy dedication for the years to come. Sarah: “I reckon” you’re the coolest Aussie I know. I miss you and your three-pointers. Satvi: I’m ashamed to say we’re from the same city. Siah: Mature guys only. Sooyeon:  Let’s go to Loco’s concert together someday. Seth: You and your weird teeth fetish. Thanks for being my main source of humour in 10th grade. Subho: Aim high and dream big, Babe (jk, you look nothing like him). Summer: Verano, you’re my breath of fresh air. I promise I’ll buy you a heat protectant hairspray before this yearbook comes out. Tanya. S: My second mom. Thank you for letting me play my Korean music. Tsephel: The only other person who truly knows the meaning of procrastination. Tsokhey: I want to be a cougar when I grow up, just like you. Yala: I really pity your college roommate. She’s never ever going to get her makeup right, because you’re always going to be putting off those damn lights. Vir, I hope you make the most out of your time here. And don’t forget to eat your greens everyday. Ye Hyang/Cynthia:  I wish I could make my eyebrows look as good as yours. I know I will forever cherish the memories I have made here at Woodstock. It is true when they say it is a special place.

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Mom and Dad, I am so grateful to you for the person I am today. Thank you for always inspiring and motivating me to work hard with integrity and honesty, and for always supporting every decision of mine. I love you both. Sukhman I love you, and I hope you enjoy your time at Woodstock to the fullest. Jay I never knew being class gov would have an impact on my life that lasts forever. See you in boston <3 Eva Thank you for being there for me every single time, no matter how tough I made it. You are honestly the best. Hamin best roommate. Idk what I’ll do without our chocolates, gifts, pasta, fairy lights, and just you. Pls skype me my penguin. Avanya Thank you for those endless house visits, sandwiches, pictures, birthday parties, and a lot more. You will always be one of my most genuine friends Avu.Kavya I am so grateful that you were one of my first roommates here cause idk what I would have done/do without you. Gaarini I am so happy that we started talking and became close to quickly again cause I really missed you. Aarush Thank god I had someone to be homesick with in 7th grade and understand me because idk what I’d do without you. Alli aunty, or depressed daughter, or whatever, all I know is that I love spending time with you because we just connect, so please always think my neediness is cute lol. Chhani I have never gotten as close to anyone faster chhans; please come to boston and hold my hand <3 . Tara I will come wake you up at Tufts if you ever sleep in instead of meeting me my lazy cute roomie. Egor you always inspire and disappoint me all together somehow you annoying shit. Kahini you are the sweetest person ever. Jefferson thank you for texting me on fb that one break because it lead to me being able to bully you always my dear Jeffina. Dbra you are bae <3 but keep the foot fetish in control ;) Jeffrey I’m glad that you were always bored cause that’s how we got close. Also, you’re fatter. Nikunj you always crack me up sidebae. Prasiddhi Kelly one of my closest friends here at one point. Kelly thank you for teaching me the art of dissing Prasiddhi I loved rooming with you (and watching GOT before ap world haha) distracting chocolate addict. Kavi your humour, raps, and attempts at punjabi songs always makes evs entertaining for me Sag I’ll miss our occasional deep talks, “fast” walks and macro chats bro. Lea my stats buddy <3 Noah you’re just as nice as you are smart. Invicta, thank you for transforming a shy 12 year old to everything I am today.

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Seeing those steadily decreasing fairy light numbers above Parker Hall is making me feel things in my stone cold heart, so I’ll keep the intro short – these past two-and-a-half years have been kinda okay. Good, even. There’s some people who’ve helped make it slightly more alright, and my half of this page is dedicated to them – First and foremost to my Amma, Baba, Patti, and Dadi, for making life worth living. Then, in alphabetic order: To Abby, for being a sarcastic soulmate of sorts; Ana, roomie # 1, for showing me the ropes; Anou, always making me laugh; Aviva, for being the tiniest Etta James; Chhani, for your worldviews, and cooking for me…and BTS; Egor, for being as done with this thing as I am (also there’s a bet we need to settle); Eva, roomie #3, for accommodating my erratic sleep schedules; Hah Lee, (roomie # 2!) for being terrifying but sweet (?), and bringing me to tears with your unnaturally high biology grades; Strong Woman Yoon Hamin, my last-but-not-the-least roommate, for your endless compassion and sitting with me by a certain pool at 3am; IDK, for being a constant source of laughter, and having dinner with me on that first lonely night in Midlands; Jay, for being a brother when I most need it, and challenging my politics in an irritatingly rational way; Jefferson, for being the baccha to my aunty; Kiara, for being my choir life-saver; Lea, for Syrian cheese, and being unconditionally caring; Mehu, for being like me in every way possible but somehow still wise enough to solve my problems; Prasiddhi, my fourth roommate, for venting sessions about certain undesirables, Satvi, for liking Queen and Hey Jude, and singing like a rock star (without realizing it); Sooyeon, for being a badass; Sophie, for your Adele voice, and for helping me when I – how should I put it – wasn’t in the right state of mind; T-Cripps, for enveloping me in the warmth of both your understanding and your electric blanket, and for exposing me to great beauty through Whatsapp; Noah, for being annoyingly smart, and keeping me alive in AP Euro; Yala, for being the Kim to my Ellen, and your weird faces and generosity. And finally, to the class of 2018. We’ve come a long way, Invicta. You’ve given me more kindness and acceptance than I could have expected from one group of people, and it’s not something I will forget easily.


First and foremost I would like to thank my family- Papa, Mom, Dadi, Baba, and Nani (not Dhruvum)For making me who I am today. Concerning Woodstockers, I could legit write a full paper describing how each individual from our school has shaped me, no matter what the scale. Alas, I am limited to half a page, so here goes: Chhani- Not everyone can say that they’ve found their soulmate, and I’m forever thankful that you’re mine. Was that too soppy? Alright, I’ll fix it. Stop saying ‘aigoo’ you wannabe Korean. Palli- you’re the one person I feel like I can speak to about anything. I love you my happy friend! Madina no matter how little we talk just know that I love you. Deborah you’ll forever be my POS <3 Mehu- I’m so glad that we grew up from those silly kids that made videos, and I’m so glad it's with you that I can see our metamorphosis. Avanya- Thank you for being the first person that truly made me feel at home here Sassidy- I know that you’re not here to read this, but I just want it noted how much I miss you. Hahyeon- I know that you’ll succeed doing whatever, wherever! Sooyeon- Who’s going to squeeze me the same way that you do? Hamin- What a cutie! Yigha- I’d give up all the cheese in the world for you. Hmmm… maybe not cheddar. Lea- I aspire to be as strong as you. Anouthank you for your constant sunshine. Sophie (Doeg)& Yala- beauty in its purest form brings people together. Mr. Francisco and the football girlsPractice was the one thing keeping me from obesity. Thank you for actually making exercise fun! The roomates that I have not mentioned earlier- Kavya, Aarushi, Anahita, Ameya, Joon, Tanya A., Ana, Tanya S., Kelzang, Kahini and Sera- thank you for making Woodstock 100x more exhilarating than humanly possible. And finally to the Class of ‘018, thank you.

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Apa, Anu, Zuali ~ Ka hmangaih che u. Tara~ To my one and only wife. The Jimin to my Suga. Always leave a little room for me in your heart as I will for you in mine. Mehar~ I don’t want to hold hands with anyone but you so you better come back to me you monkey. Alli~ Remember I’ll still love you while you’re off saving the world. Satvi~ You’re the most frustrating, violent, loud, and stupid roommate, but I couldn’t have asked for a better one. Thank you, I’ll miss you, and I love you. Lea~ Thanks for teaching me what strength is. Don’t forget me when you’re rich and famous. Diya~ I’ll forever miss you. Please never change. Sooyeon~ Thanks for feeding me and introducing me to great music. Never forget you love me most. 사랑해 <3 ;) Hahyeon~ Thanks for being my church buddy since day one. Sorry you had to deal with my general craziness throughout the years. Hamin~ I’m gonna miss every single moment I spent appreciating how fricking adorable you are. Hoon~ In a world of creepy Raju smiles, your sweet smile is a real treasure :) (p.s. I hope you finished those Quinoa puffs). Jeffrey~ BTS will always be better than Twice. Thanks for putting up with my annoying self in Calc, you’re sincerely a great friend. Sag~ Thank you for sitting exactly where you sat in Parker Hall during orientation. You’re the brother I never knew I needed. Love you always. Jay~ Although you could never replace Mehar in English, she could never replace the laughter and joy you bring to me in Psych. Jefferson~ You’re a brat. Thanks for all the food. Josh and Andrew: I wish I finished senior year with you two. Andrew, I’m sorry I couldn’t come to EMU with you. Josh, you’re rich, pls buy me plane tickets to visit you in Pune. Mr. Juan~ Thank you for believing in me and giving me a chance. I hope I make you proud one day. Mr. Roy~ Thank you for teaching me to fight for what I believe in. You’re the coolest advisor. Football girls: It’s been real. Juniors~ You’ll do fine without us.

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Fambam: Thank you for giving me the opportunity to study in a place that I can truly call my second home. All that I am today, and all that I ever will be, is because of you all. Alexis Ahuja: My partner in crime, my A1 since Day 1. You were my OG friend in 9th grade, and 4 years later, you’re still my OG. Ily more. Big Boss: In the end, you always go back to the people that were there in the beginning. You’re my ride or die for a reason mofo, never question that. I know our adventure isn’t over yet, and I’ll come visit you wherever you may be (even if it’s in the middle-of-nowhere corn fields, or below freezing Canada) ! Tseps: You’ve been my source of happiness, entertainment, rationality and reassurance on a daily for the past three years. I wouldn’t have been able to do this thing called life without you by my side! Looking forward to when you decide to relocate to the East Coast (bc deep down you know it’s the best coast) or maybe I’ll come to Cali? Piltu: Never have I met someone whose thoughts were so in sync with my own *insert cheesy quote about how much I’m going to miss you* (oh look! I’m showing emotion). Kelly: Grateful for our impulsive late night egg fried rice, kewa datshi, and rice krispie sessions. Don’t forget to hit me up via snail mail. KDD² foreva. Aani: There’s no one else I’d rather vent to, laugh at, beat up, or cook fire noodles with. You’ve looked out for me more times than I can count, thanks for always having my back, regardless of the situation (s/o to LPK). You’ll always be my Messiji and my best friend! Mama Raquel: I can’t always be there with you, but I promise to always be there for you. Just like you’ve been there for me all these years. I’m only an ocean away! Tanya: You’ll always be my number one! *You the best music* Sats: You’ve got my vote for scariest senior (even though you’re secretly senti and hella flukey). Doyo: 7.6 billion laughs in the world and yours is my favorite (and the most contagious). Yigs: You’re the only one that can pull off a beret. Anou: You never fail to put a smile on my face, even if it’s due to your obscenities. Kothari: Although we may disagree over Carlos and Francisco, I think we can both agree that 9th grade wouldn’t have been the same without each other. T- Dawg: SuCk mY tOE. Healeam: We can be ice princesses together. Aarushi: Who else is gonna eat honey chilli potatoes + momo’s with me on the floor while watching carpool karaoke? Swaggy Mero/Yala: *taehyung voice* fighting! Summer/Joon: You guys deserve everything great the world has to offer. Jay: Never doubt the fact that you’re in my top five, bc you’ve been there since 9th grade. VK: Be wise be Varun. Ishy: Sorry I wasn’t what you expected, you’re still my American bro though. Parth: You’re Woodstocks one and only ‘Gujarati Italian Captain’ and our MVP, always. Phunsok: Goa may be a bit blurry, but I clearly remember you being the designated caretaker, ty. Jayu: Our breakfast crew wouldn’t have been the same without you. Profesor Juan: Gracias por su pacienca y fe dentro y fuera del campo! Amani/Cheema/Diya/Jiwon/Knema/Red/Remay: Make the most out of every moment you have; it’ll be over before you know it. Kabu: We’ve come a long way since our hula hooping days in PE, and all I can say is thank you, for keeping me safe in Rupin Supin and amused in Manali, our nighttime bazaar and rooftop adventures in Goa, (letting me) whoop you 1v1 at bball, our long walks down from school, and so much more. These are some of the memories I will never part with, and you are at the center of all of them. I’ll always adore, remember and love you. Invicta: Let’s bounce.

Egor, Jefferson, Nacho, Meghan: Never regretted those late nights gaming with you guys. Keep grinding. Forever [AI]. Yala: You freak. Stop doing your aegyo plsss. Dhruv, Subho: Did we bunk enough classes this year? Joon,Idika: Even though we don’t talk that much, you’ve always been really nice to me. Pema: Don’t chill too much in gap year. Udit: Hopefully, I’ll see you in Indiana.Varun: Mr. I live in Midland. Ana: We’ve come a long way since our 11th grade death stares. Harsh: Will always be on the lookout by the stairs. Remember this: first person shooting games isn’t your thing. That top 3 finish didn’t count. Kabish: One less food cupboard for you to raid now. Still can’t believe we made it through all those fights. Parth: Mr. Steal your girl. Thanks for the back-to-back champions. MVP. Prasiddhi: Still salty you didn’t come to Goa. Summer: Still don’t know how you fall for the shoulder tap every time -.- Jefferson: Wu, keep the free Dota skin coming. Come 1v1 with me anytime in (4-0). Ishaan: Mike Korzemba is actually op. Abhishek: All those basketball practices and 1 on 1’s.(Lakers over Warrior any day) Phunsok: You’re too much to handle at times. But you’re really one of the nicest guys when you want to be. (Momo > Tzuyu) Hoon: Our 10-grade algebra class was beaaaaast. Appreciate all your math stuff and Korean food. Sophie: Stop thinking that I’m a snake. Thanks for taking care of me in Goa. I know you miss our 11-grade music practice and my trombone skills. Healeam: Don’t cross it! Humaid: Bro, lost count of how many time you helped me for just about everything. The way you find time and go out of your way for others is so selfless. I have nothing but respect for you. Never change. Doyoung: Just FYI I don’t have a crush on you. Stop being so self-obsessed. Kiara: You’ve got the best Asian Glow, I’ve ever seen. Kavi: We didn’t get to room but you’re still my feasting partner. Gonna miss the cooking, the talks we had, and playing football with you. Keep supporting Arsenal and stop being a bandwagon. Hamin: Noona, you’re such a sweet person. Thank you for always being so caring and dealing with my bs. Tshokey: You’re so cringe at time; stop celebrating goals you didn’t score. But at least you’re prettier than Nayeon. Shivansh: My partner in crime, thanks for making my WS experience that much more entertaining. Try and cool it down a little in Australia. Jeffrey: Stop studying 24/7, you always end up choking on the test/exam anyway. Don’t miss all your girls too much! Player Tsep: I would’ve died in advisor if you weren’t there with me. Thanks for always being there for me when I needed you the most (and saving my ass in English). Don’t forget to take food to your classes in college, fatty! Kyle: Words can’t describe how much I appreciate you. Thank you for being a big part of my high school life. Without you, it wouldn’t have been as special and memorable. I’ll always remember our art classes, and the first time you found out about T-pop, qb moments and all the times we hung out together. You can be so difficult at times! But don’t ever forget that you’re my number 1 no matter how many fights we go through.


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Disclaimer: The following is best suited for the emotional and ill-humored. The author forewarns the possible oncoming of tears, regurgitations, or cringes. Amala, Pops, Granny, Ashung, loved ones: It takes a village to raise a child, and boy, we are one hearty tribe. To say thank you would not nearly suffice for all the love, support, and sweetness I’ve been showered (and spoiled) in. There are no other people I credit my every being for, no other people I would want to share my blessings with. Gasho cheesho! Abu Gags: Ngayi nying gyi tseelu! I am so so so incredibly proud of the goofy, precocious, talented, caring, and woke young man-boy you have become. While you may still be a nugget, I’ve had some of the most meaningful powwows with ya, ya sage young Bodhi. The past few years have been tough apart, but I cannot wait to be back home to dab our way through the future together :) Mrs. Shaw & Mr. Shaw, Mrs. Ronita, Mrs. Jun, Mrs. Prarthana, Mrs. Priya & Mr. Ady, and teachers: Without your understanding, guidance, and baked goods, I would not be as heavy and happy as I am today, and for that, thank you. Ad Maiora savages: Semi-ratchet on the outside/gold on the inside/ever admirable. The lessons learnt are countless: from peaches, jagas, chalu-ness, and the true meaning of loyalty, y’all have taught me to fight for what you love and believe in. Woodstock is not the same without you. Ola Chowang: Get your head in the game, heart in the lane, and that impulse in check. Motto to live by. Keep making me proud, little one. If any one bothers you lmk, ngay tsapko!!! Love you always, Gochen. Juniors (Tej, Ved, Akshay, Cheems, Dorjee la, Poplu, Nochu, Jiwona, Jinhwana, Rukey, Knema, Riya, Jinju/Min, Shamu, Namgyal): You made the cut! You munchkins are all troublemakers and cutie-patooties. Check your grad cards. Louis: Frky freak! Vrithik: My day one, always. Chakks: “naaaasty” pillow talks <3 P: You = white girl prayerz answered! Alexis Baluja: Your daddy tho!!! Uds: Flaunt that 6pack in the corn fields. Chicks (of aves AND human descent) will flock for Ladoooo. Dalu: Beep beep! My personal Balram. I’ll call whenever I am in dire need of your oMEGA emotions and talks. Jayu: WWJD. The “real” Big J up there: Jayant! Joon: My first roomie: ty for always laughing at my jokez and charcoal smilez :) Ah, the Cali ocean calls, gurl! Signor Parikh: Never forget, Tseps is always right! Tc of Tim/Jim. Aanie: *makes wet fart noises* Dicks: Plz gimme the contact for your booty lift, rapidamente! Besos. Sagarnath: Snakes are rarely non-venomous. We both got lucky this time, huh? :) Sats: Buh-LACK salt makhana (screeched in monumentally horrible Jersey accent). Panku: Stop reaching for Beavan’s booty. Start reaching for the stars, little brother :) Luds: Drama man, family man. Where drama is, fam follows. <3 Yung Do: πr squared! cubed! Egy Egs: Keep running from the Popos. May Juan shelter you from your own “bad-assery”, fellow dissident [insert Juan’s heart eyes] Tshoks: Two yrs later and I’m still unsure: u boy or grl? Passawassa: The sweetest and saltiest human I have had the pleasure of befriending. YOU, my cutie, are female Bahir! Kabu: Patolo Bhai, you got the girl. I got the guy. Let’s stop the tears :’) Onto never-ending days of sunshine and smiles. Hobbit: This friendship toh... Areh vah, a miracle, only, na?! Humes: My constant. Heart of gold hidden beneath those 36 double D’s. Subashini Sood: Finna drop me a mank beat. Uh uh-uhhhh, partner-in-crime. We dimes. Almos a crime bein dis divine. Sometimes you act asinine, but it’s fine, cuz you changed my storyline. Hunnit percent till next time :’) *dabs and sobs hysterically* Ana Banana: Amor loco, yo por vos, y vos por mi. Te quiero infinitamente, Mami <3 Tenzin Lizzle: Regardless of reptilian acquaintances, unfavorable odds, and the occasional clash of coasts, I will always yo-yo back to you. You are the Yin to my Yang. The East to my West. The Aanik to my Kabish. V-God/V-Dog: For all the missed calls, insults, cupcakes, warnings, jokes, eggs, reality checks, and hugs I cannot express how grateful I am to have a heaven sent best friend. Through thick and thin, you have always been beside me, be it at my lowest of lows and highest of highs drunkest of drunks (on life). If it were not for you I would not be half the person I am today, had not made the memories I have, and known a friendship as boundless as ours. You taught me the true meaning of friendship. You are my Superman/Ketan :) Bringer of Happiness: (cue old Bollywood embrace and violins in the background) record scratch: You don’t like surprises. But I can’t help but love them because one of the best things in my life came by surprise: you. My jaga bae, Pats, you are the one person when I am with my smiles are not feigned but beaming, tears do not roll but stream, and time does not slow, it savors. In the past years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds you have made me cringe beyond belief, and happier than I ever believed possible. There’ll be plenty of surprises in the future, and I hope someday you’ll receive one you adore, just as I so fortunately had one fine monsoon day. Then maybe, just maybe, you’ll also learn to love surprises. UnTiL nEXt TiMe :) Yours truly, TTC

Ana Raquel Mamãe e Papai: I’m sorry for being a pain. I may not show it, but I’m very thankful for the all sacrifices. João: Biggest brat I know, thanks for always being my lawyer when I get scolded over something you did. DaddyA: I Never thought I would have to raise a child in my teen years. Someday we will come back to fight you, but you’ll probably single handedly take us down again. It was an honor being President of the “I hate Anou club.” Dickies: You have the brightest neon pink heart I have ever seen. Waking up to your lazy snaps and your outfit choices always brightened up my day. Egor: (Spanish accent) “Egor, did you get pUnched?” HarshBaba: Let’s see who goes bald first by our reunion...That’s if you graduate buddy:D Humaid: I’ll just pretend I was always your first choice. Joonie: It takes one Joonie bug to make me smile with her constant confusions, and joker attitude. KK: Our little health convos were the best! Lizzle: My blond child, I’ll never be tired of giving you advice and having you completely ignore it! Through tears and smiles baby girl. If you hate her, I hate her. Luds: Weather through hour-long phone calls, or knocking some sense into [insert name here], I always got your back wherever you may be. Passa: tbt*makes eye contact with me across the room. Burns in rage. Prestin: nuts+tantrums+becca highlighter! Sats: You little ball of fluke. Please teach me your ways, all powerful Mogli! Subho: pick...Rakhi aunty or me? <3T-aggs: So glad you dropped the attitude and became my friend. Since then, life has been “litty” with your loudass everywhere I go! Tseps: My extra-drama-queen! Choosing to be by your side through all the waves, was the best decision i’ve made, cause when the storms passed, we still have each other...y no hay niños parecidos con sag corriendo alrededor! Mi Jone and Jonly. Tdawg: Wild Child! I had the pleasure to see you evolve from an innocent little mix gender mushroom to a toe sucking monster. Verano: You were born to be a latina...my latina! If ever in doubt, “just take it.” Thanks for taking care of me bae <3 VK: When you’re the dictator of the world, remember your fellow barça buddy. YoungDo: My little Gimpap! Your face does not look round! your cuteness overwhelms my heart. Yala, Sophie: Get over BTS and go find your real life, super dreamy korean boy! Fighting! Diya, Emma, Knema, Jiwon, RiyaK, Jinju: Girlies, take care of yourselves and look out for each other. I’ll miss our gossip sessions. Akshaya, Chowang, Harsh, Jinhwan,Tej, Min: Boys, don’t get yourselves into too much trouble, but stay together and make as many memories as you can! You boys know how to have a good time. Mr. Juan and Football Girls: One of my best memories are during tournaments with you guys! You guys thought me a lifetime of lessons. All My Teachers: kudos to you for being patient with me. Class of 0’17: Thank you for taking care of me and being my guardian angels. Invicta: “now I have to face stupid reality again.” -The Simpsons Warmly, Mother Dearest.

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Mummy & Papa : I can’t thank you enough for sending me to Woodstock. This experience has changed my life. These six years in Woodstock were by far the best years of my life! Love you both! Jesal: You are right man, what would I be without you? Thank you for always being there for me and teaching me things no one else could. I can’t imagine my life without you. You make me the person I am today! Thank you for everything. Akul: In my life I have met very few people who can understand a crazy mf like myself and believe it or not, you are one of them. From late nights of bottle flipping to bonding in parking lots, we have come a long way. Your character is going to help you become very successful in life. Good luck brother! Arjan: I have never met a person who thinks so much like me. Sometimes, I even think that we are the same person and that I am just talking to myself. There is nobody who makes me feel so comfortable in sharing my thoughts as you do and I hope we stay in touch in the future. Kabish: Who would have thought that their first roommate would turn out to become one of their closests friends. I am going to miss sharing the same exact thoughts as you and then shouting them out together in sync (ATM, etc.). I don’t know who I am gonna go to late nights asking if we should do things we shouldn’t be doing after we part ways. Don’t cry too much! Phunsok:You are the cockiest and most caring person I know. From sleeping on those tiny bunk beds after curfew at 10 in ridgewood to sleepless nights in the lounge playing FIFA and watching movies. I love you to the moon and back. Sag: Although you are 4 feet tall you have the biggest heart in the world! I haven’t seen a such a sweet boxer in my life. You have a different level of determination in you which I adore and more so respect. It was an honor playing alongside you in every position possible! Hoon: Hoonaaa please don’t ever stop smiling, your smile makes my day all the time!!! I love your “body mass” which helps you stay sober. Don’t study too much man just relax and enjoy life.Humaid: I really wish we could have gone on that late night drive in Goa but some things are better not done lol. I hope I find someone who maintains my shoes like you do.Dhruv: Ludu man, how tf did you even graduate??? Jk jk You are a complete legend man, you have showed me things I didn’t even know existed! I am never gonna forget those wild late night drives in Kanpur.. Thank you for making my senior year lit! Harsh: areee kisan! I still remember the first day you came to school and our first football practice when you claimed to be the best under sixteen keeper in Delhi haha. At Least you made it man despite all those kathi rolls. Never stop doing what you love. Keep it real! Udit: Are yaar, what can I say. You are one crazy guy and I am going to miss randomly looking at you just to start laughing at each other and idk why but it brings me joy till this day. I will never forget that shady ass rickshaw ride in Kaza or that really expensive drive on Goa. Cheers to living mad nights!!! Shivansh: You are the most messed up mf I have ever talked to and I love you for that. You will forever be my partner in crime. Kavi: are tu to don he yaar!!! Private Ahuja, from now on you will be known as General, because you have earned it. I will never find a person who talks and acts as crazy as me like you do. Gonna miss you General. HUP! Pema: Pyemaaa (Dokha), I will never forget jamming to Pink Floyd with you wherever that may be, on our cycles in kaza or in the bathroom on late nights. Stay carefree! Meghan: I wish we could have done a little more exploring around the chakar and had some more cheese onion parathas but I guess time waits for none. Ishaan: My white lightening I will never forget that night in Kaza, which you on the other hand will never remember lol. Stay in touch when you get famous. Varun: Khanna, don’t be too snakey and we really should have taken a picture with the jeeps lol. Aanik: You have made my senior year a lot more “dramatic” than it would have been! I hope you learn how to play football someday haha. Keep smiling monkey. Nacho: I loved our occasional techy talks and I hope to see you go pro one day (dota). Nikunj: Thanks for that crazy night at your house man. I will miss you and don’t be too hard on yourself. Jefferson:keep feeding people! Egor, Subho, Aryan: I am gonna miss your acting and the amazing plays you have put up!Keldo, Chowang, Jaydeep, Dorjee, Yugel, Lucas: BRING IT HOME!!! Passa, Jeffrey: I will miss walking into your fights and joining then too lol. Jayu: keep bringing joy to people with your not so amazing jokes. Fofandi: It’s gonna feel very empty without your booming laugh. Vatsal: Never stop roasting Nikunj haha.Hyechan: Thanks for playing that game with me on all types of pitches :)! Papa Jeff: You have been an amazing coach and and even better parent! Thank you for all the support. Summer, Joon, Idiks: Those random winks are deadly man, thanks for playing along <3.Tsephell: That How to be interesting book was really helpful, it has completely changed my life! Jk I am yet to open that book, will give you a call after I am done. Hamin: You are the cutest! Deborah: Your sweet occasional comments on my outfits still make my day.Prasiddhi, Kelzang: Thank for always being there to lower my confidence when needed! Kiara, Yala: I wish I could sing like you guys! Keep blessing people with your beautiful voices.Sabrina: Fellow captain, your sweet everlasting smile is going to be missed! Kyle: You are a hell of a footballer, don’t be too shy man! And most of all, thanks for a senior year full of drama!!!Yigha: those cheesy skype chats have to be found!!!Tanya: ayy shorty seems like you haven’t stopped shrinking from 7th grade man. I am gonna miss you and your fat fingers, take care.Healeam: You are one hell of a spy man. Stop being so pricey or else you will never know what you are missing out on ;).Doyoung: Words can’t express how I feel about you, thank you for putting up with my shit and taking care of me. You will always have a special space in my heart. You were my favourite hello and my hardest goodbye… Thank you for everything!

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Dear Mom & Dad, I’m very grateful that you loved me enough to send to me to Woodstock! Love you a lot!


Mom, Dad: Thanks for always being there for me and helping me in all possible ways despite me not cooperating. Sumat: Thanks for always being on my side and actually always believing in me. If I ever accomplish anything in life it’ll be because of you. Akul: From “bugles de na” to “quantity over quality”, I remember my whole senior school journey with you. I’ll really miss all your playlists, your lab collection and your creative swearing. You’ve got more potential than many of us in Woodstock. I hope you get to go and live your American dream. Parth: I hope people don’t see the evil monster inside you. jk. You’re actually a nice person. I’ll miss our talks and sandwiches. Just believe in yourself. I do. Shivansh: You added a lot of fun in my school life. I’ll miss eating breakfast and dinner with you. I’ll miss the few talks we had and most of all I’ll miss your smile. I’m sorry if I ever offended or hurt you in any way. Next time you plan something large scale, please have mercy on me. Udit: I’ll really miss spending time on your bed and eating junk food in the days you looked better. jk. You’re beautiful now. I hope we can meet up later on in life (if you make the right choices in college and are still around) Meghan: my bhai, not mitr. I’m looking forward to the day I see your name at the start of some film that won an Oscar. Keep exploring, playing hip-hop music while watching south Indian movies and enjoy your life. Dhruv: my first roommate, thanks for all the exposure you gave. You’re a good guy and KM would be proud of you. Nikunj: I’ll miss your johnny lever acting. bhagwan tere ko bahut saari dhan daulat de. Hoon: Thanks for helping me whenever I asked. I don’t know how you’re always so happy but I hope you stay like that for the rest of your life. Jeffrey: Thanks for helping me pass, showing me the real Jeffrey (Dharamshala) and for all the bottles of water. Subho: my first best friend here, I’ll miss all the times we got nasty in grade eight and interacted with certain staff members (activity week). Phunsok: still hate you for calling me that. I know you wanted me to start calling you sexy. I’m sorry for not going according to your plan. Varun: Aur Varun, kya chal raha hai? Thanks for being available and willing to help. Kabish, Sag: thanks for all the expert advice. Kavi: Will really miss your tight hugs.Harsh: I hope to start reading in the news about you soon. Great that you follow what you love. You’ll have a very happy life.Egor: My advisor friend. I’ll miss the fear in me when you would start mumbling in rage after every other sentence during simon paul’s devotions. Khaled: thanks for all your help. I hope you do really well in life. You’re a really really nice guy. Passa: Thanks for everything. Jayant: Thanks for the scooty ride Humaid: I’m sorry I did this to our relationship. It was all my fault. I’ll miss your fake laugh, fake compliments and will miss coming back to my room and seeing almost no water left in my water bottle. Since you’re probably waiting for it….here…I’ll say it. I am a Muslim. Tanya: It was nice talking to you sometimes. Best of luck for life. Piltu: Teeth, Ears, baby-lips balm. Will miss hiding your bag. Doyoung: Please relax and just be yourself. You’re a great person. Summer, Joon: “he was playing on his psp at home” No! I don’t play video games. Best of luck and please let me know whenever you visit Chandigarh. Kritin, Ahaan: it was nice knowing you two. Enjoy your last year here. Maybe not too much also though. jk. Go crazy! Sangi: You made my senior year amazing. You’re an amazing person. Thanks for being so understanding all the time. I’m sorry for not replying to your waves and being so boring. Stay happy, please don’t change and please don’t stress. I’ll always be there for you.

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Left too soon Akul Bansal Leaving Woodstock was not the best decision. Nikunj: So glad I met you. Thank you for letting us use your house. Udit: you graduated after everything you did!!. Arjan: Thank god I met you! Black dogs > white dogs. Shivansh: Don’t ever change. Laudu: you inspire me. Harsh: Let’s go back for a COD match at that shady “gaming parlour”. Kabish: Thanks a lot for keeping us entertained with the tales of K&K. Humaid: you have THE BEST music taste Phunsok: FBGM. Parth: Words can’t describe this. There’s more to life than FUT!!!! Prasiddhi: money does buy happiness Sophie: We manage to get a snapstreak of 455(so far)! FREDRICK, Ishaan, Sag, Jay, Egor, Kavi, Jeffery, Pema, Saatvik, Subho, Varun, Sabrina, Mehar, Puruva, Tanya, Tsephell, Kelzang, Summer, Idika, Healeam, Yigha, Yala: I love y’all (not more than I love baikrapao though). I’d like to thank Woodstock for making my high school so fun!

Aaron Klingensmith Hey guys! Even though it had been since eighth grade, I still think of you all a lot, and I hope that all of you had an amazing high school experience at Woodstock! Congratulations on graduating, and good luck for college and the future. If any of you that remember me are coming to Atlanta or anywhere else in the US for College, let me know so we can hang out! Enjoy your last little bit of school. Also, I didn’t drop my euphonium that one timeit fell. I know a couple of you will remember that!

Leila Turner Dear Invicta, Because of all of you, when I think about Woodstock I remember happy times. You guys are going to do great things! Thank you for alles (everything) and goodluck from South Africa. Xx Leila Turner

Seth McCroskey The class of 2018, WHAT A LEGENDARY CLASS! Congratulations to everyone for graduating and not being a failure in life. Unfortunately the likelihood of me being there on your graduation is slim. I send all of you my best wishes and good luck with your future endeavors. 194


Puruva Chakravarty Congratulations class of 2018! YOU DID IT!!! Woodstock’s been a huge part of my life and looking back at the six years that I spent there were truly wonderful. Here’s a big shout out to the ones who made every minute in Woodstock for me worth it. Siddhs: You’ve been my A1 since day one. T-Aggs: Late night cuddles are sorely missed. Tshoks: Miss raiding your food/clothes closet. Kelly: Miss binging on wai wai and bitching about people till 2 in the morning. Harsh: Hopefully your lame ass jokes can entertain Ahaan one day! Humi: Our friendship means the world to me and I never want to lose it. Kylie: English and bio wouldn’t have been the same without you. Tsephs: I am so glad I found someone as EXTRAAA AS I WAS. Ana: Straightening your hair during study-halls will always be my favourite way to procrastinate. Subho: You’ll always be my baby bro Others: Congratulations & Best of luck for the future! Lots of love

Sreeya Kilambli Hey Invicta, My 6 years in Woodstock are some of the most memorable years that I look back on and smile. And all of that goes to you guys who helped make memories, whether it was spending time in dorms or walking up to school. I look back with such fondness and wish that I took a little more time to appreciate the beauty of the hills and the time I spent with you. Congratulations on graduating! I wish you all the best. You’ve always got a friend in me.

Jem Batley Class of ‘018 Congratulations on graduating! I had such a great time with you all and learnt a lot just being around such a great group of creative and smart people. I’m sorry I couldn’t be with you all to the end but I left knowing that you could all go to do fantastic things. Being in a class with you all I remember feeling lucky that we were considered the class that supported each other and I felt like I was a friend with every one of you. Keep doing what you’re all doing because you were marvellous

Louis Ridgeway Thank you to everyone I met. You really made a significant impact on my life and I hope to see you soon. There is always a place for each and everyone of you in Australia

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Sarah Glover Woodstock was a life changing, incredible experience for me. I miss the exciting Win Mumby basketball tournament, the good fun I had in dorms and the wonderful life long friends I made during my time at Woodstock. I love and miss you all dearly, thank you for being so welcoming and supportive to me, tenth grade was an exciting, memorable year! Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m so proud of the 2018 graduating class, congratulations! I send lots of love from Australia!

Sebastian Scott To the wonderful individuals who together make Invictus, My short, sweet and experience filled time at Woodstock was utterly incredible. To this day I cherish the memories, friends and adventures I had there. No matter the amount of EMDs, everything was enjoyable with the beautiful people I was lucky enough to call friends. During my time, the name of this class was changed around five times. I am happy that your current name has remained unconquered from any further plans of alteration. I find it suits you. I wish you all the best in future endeavours

Heewoong Shin It was a great honour to be part of the Class of 2018 during the time I was in Woodstock. Being part of Invicta is a memory that I will take with me for the rest of my life. Unfortunately due to various reasons, I had to leave Woodstock and I regret that very much. Leaving Woodstock was one of the most difficult things that I had to do because Woodstock was where my home is. I think of you guys as my family and love you guys very much. Thank you very much for allowing me to be part of Invicta. I hope to keep in touch with you guys and contact me whenever you guys visit Korea.

Luca Connor Dear Invicta, My time with you was short and sweet. I learned a lot being around all of you and will cherish many of the memories I made with you. I would not be who I am now, a year later, without having went to woodstock. I learned a lot about myself and about who we are as humans. I grew alongside all of you and although we are not still together, I hope we all continue to grow into good people who live with and for the well-being of others. Lots of Love, Luca P.S. if you havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t listened to my music, make sure to check me out on all platforms @TonyJack; one day I will be who I want to be because you all taught me that that is okay.

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Rafiki Bursle I know my life at Woodstock was brief but in that time, everyone made me feel welcomed and like I have a second family. I’ll never forget all the amazing memories. From playing uno and getting snowed in while on the Harkidun trail, to playing soccer on the basketball court. I nearly forgot, Congratulations on finishing year 12. The world is now at your feet. And you know have the tools to achieve your dreams. Thank you again for everything and I hope you live life to the fullest. Vatsala Chaudhry To the school that shaped my understanding and the people who shaped my personality I wholeheartedly thank you for giving me the best 5 years of my life. I have a million things to say and many people to thank but that is hard to do in just 100 words. So I just wanna say one thing: The race of life is endlessly long with homework, college assignments, jobs. People will come and go so do what makes you happy NO MATTER WHAT anyone says. Congratulations Invicta.

Madina Ibragimova Dear Woodstock Class of 2018, I did not have the chance to say farewell to all of you when I left but cannot believe that it’s time for all of us to fly the nest. I often think of my time in Woodstock and cherish my interactions with every single one of you. School is over for all of us, and we have suddenly been thrust into “adulthood”. I still feel very young but, at the same time, I cannot wait to see what life has in store for us all! I hope that you will remember to treasure all of your friendships, your teachers, and all the lessons learned, and let go of any and all bitterness. Let us not need to be reminded that life is short! This is not a “farewell” but rather a “see you later” for I know that in this ever-connected world, we are bound to cross paths with one another. Congratulations to you all and thank you to those who made my days in Woodstock precious. Thank you to all my teachers, friends, sisters, for being pillars of support during what was a challenging yet very enjoyable period in my life. I wish everyone good luck and happiness always. Love and regards, Madina Nihaar Tyagi The 3 years of my life at Woodstock has been some of the best years of my life. I miss it all, the breakfasts at Char Dukaan, the Saturday hikes, the class nights, the dorm life, the late-night talks after lights out, and most of all the amazing weather in the heavenly hills of Mussoorie. I never thought this day would come, I still remember those incredible days where we would hang out in the library or play Four-Squares in the Quad. I remember 5th grade activity week, where me and my brother sang around the campfire. I remember the junior school farewell party, the 5 km classroom, all those incredible hikes, and the RE Retreats. I miss those memories, I’m glad to have been a part of this school, to have been a ‘Woodstocker’. It sucks that I missed out on the high school life at Woodstock, I left too early for many of you to have known me; but for the ones that did, thank you for making my 3 years awesome! 197


Ippolita Magrone My years at Woodstock are unforgettable, and I still remember everything and everyone clearly as if it were yesterday. Probably it was the best decision my parents ever made to send me there to study (considering they weren’t really the type who make good decisions ahah). I miss Woodstock every day, from walking up to school, to rushing to get pancakes for brunch on Sunday’s with Piltu. I miss Aanik always being a little annoying, and Humaid being really sweet.

Nirakh Tyagi Hey Invicta. Even though I was with some of you for only 4 short years, I gained so much from that time, so many experiences that I cannot ever forget, met so many great people, and of course so much that I learned. There are a lot of thing about Woodstock that cannot be replicated elsewhere that makes it such a great place. I miss a lot of Woodstock, I miss the walks around nature trail in 5th grade with Mr. V, I miss the activity weeks. I wish all of you a huge congratulation and miss all of you but most of all I miss being a Woodstocker.

Sophia Khosravi Class of 2018! Congratulations! We made it! Having the opportunity to be part of this class has built memories that I will always cherish. I wish all of you the best as you move onto the next stage in your life. I am hopeful that one day we will cross paths again.

Noel Archer Congrats everyone, we finally graduated! Living in Mussoorie was unforgettable, but my fondest memories of my time at Woodstock are by far those with all of you— the trips we went on for advisor nights, the time we spent together during activity weeks, and so much more. Although I may have seemed kind of unsentimental sometimes, you guys do have, and will always have a special place in my heart. I hope you all accomplish great things, and never lose the spirit that brought the class of 2018 together. It is truly something special 198


Prestin LeBlanc Although I’m biased, I can confidently say that Woodstock’s class of 2018 is one of the best and most inclusive group of people I have ever met. Each and every one of them welcomed me into their class with open arms, and I have never felt a stronger sense of belonging. A special thank you to Tsephell and Ana for being my first friends (and witnessing my Sunday night mental breakdowns), Tanya for one-upping me as the loudest person in the room, Humaid for daily Pyuthani’s (and literally everything else), and Anou, just because I know she’ll be mad if I don’t mention her. I love you all, and I wish I could have been there to graduate with everyone!

Moises Salgado I came to Woodstock for the second semester of my sophomore year. From “Happy Jesus times” on Tuesdays at Hostel, to Saturdays at buzz, to swisha-thon with cuddle crew, to daily tea times I got to experience with Invicta, class of 2018, I loved every moment. Although I was only there for three and a half months I made friends from all over the world and memories that will last my whole life. To Woodstock School, and especially Invicta, thank you for everything, much love to you all, and congratulations!

Thomas Berger I can just imagine Prasiddhi and Deborah reading whatever I write and laughing and saying I’m lame so try to ignore them. I had an amazing 3 years at Woodstock that completely changed my life and perspectives. The class of ‘18 is incredibly special and I’ve missed everyone since I left. You all will remain a part of my life so if any of you are ever in Australia you’d better come visit. I know each one of you will achieve great things with your lives. All that’s left to say is go out into the world, get paid, get laid, Gatorade. Emily Hodgins To the Woodstock Class of 2018: I miss you guys! I can’t believe that it’s been over two years since I spent 5 months with you all. Woodstock gave me so many memories, and so many friends. I’m grateful that I got to be part of Invicta even if it was just for a short time. Congratulations to everyone! You worked hard for this moment, don’t forget to cherish it. You guys are a family, never forget that. I hope that I get to see some of you guys in the future!

Izaiah Vignali To the class of 2018 The time I spent at Woodstock with the class of 2018 has really made me who I am, and I can’t thank you guys enough. You guys are some of the most amazing people I have ever met. I will never forget the memories that we created together. You guys are all due for great big things and can’t wait to meet up with you all someday. Last but not least, congratulations on graduating Woodstock!!!! 199


Joshua Ali Congratulations class of 0’18, I’m proud of you Etc... Etc... You’ve heard it all before I’m sure. Imma just say I’m impressed that y’all survived the final year of Woodstock school and I guess well done on finally getting that piece of paper and handshake, I hope all that work was worth it

Vritik Mehta The class of 2018 is one that is extremely special and one that will always be remembered. During my short one year stint in Woodstock I took so much away from this class as it is one special group of individuals. Each individual posses the ability to not only be unique and stand out but also be true to themselves, the people around them and their loved ones. Invicta is stronger as a group and has the power to influence and make a positive change in the communities around them. I would like to thank each and everyone who is and was a part of this class for being such amazing people and I wish everyone the best for the future !

Sophia Visvardis Congrats on graduating, Invicta! I’m so proud and I know you’re all going to go on and do amazing things. I’ll never forget the time I spent at Woodstock and it’s all because of you lovely incredible people, I miss you a lot and hopefully we’ll meet again some day!!

Bahir Zahine Hey Invicta, You guys are some of the best people I know and will ever know, and we grew up together as people. Sucks that I had to leave too soon, but hopefully things didn’t suck too bad without me. I love you all, leave WS on a good note, and Congratulations! You didn’t fail at Life! December Intrigues of Saveliy Semyachkin First you innocently meet, And then you naively greet, You are engaged and talk, And after you take a night-walk. She is pensive and wonderful, The memories with her are colorful. You can even call her virtuous, Your feelings are so torturous. At night, you lovingly text her, But you realize that you aren’t a sir. You are just a casualty To escape from this reality. Saveliy Semyachkin Ubaidullah Samadi, Karanjay Mehtab, Liz Ostermeyer, Andrew Nord, Kareena Aggarwal. Meghan Kulkarni, Chantelle Ter Haar, Reuel John, Gavin Garcia, Isaac Lall,


Dearest Imtiyala, Not a moment goes without thinking of the life we have cherished with you and your siblings in our family’s life journey. Being the youngest, you have been the dominant one and we couldn’t but succumb to all your cute demands . Right from your birth to this very milestone and phase in your life… GRADUATION !! ..time has just flown within a blink of an eye…Thus far you have succeeded and experienced what childhood , adolescence , teen and school could offer you. I am sure it has been an interesting, exciting, happy and memorable one. Now begins a journey which will shape your life destiny. We are proud of you and have no qualms by saying that. You are an achiever and you are going to be amongst the galaxy of stars in the near future. Keep yourself focused and never give up on your pursuit to your dreams .Always seek God’s Wisdom and Blessing in every step you take. Our Love and support is with you always. Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4 CONGRATULATION ON THIS MOMENTOUS GRADUATION DAY. All our love, Mum and Dad

The last of us! And it is finally time for our parents to take a break from the rugged and steep walks of Woodstock with your graduation. Yala, you being the youngest we’ve kept you like an egg and always treated you like a baby and it doesn’t seem like it is time for you to graduate. You were supposed to stay little, but here you are graduating and growing up into this amazing intelligent and bright young woman who inspires me to be a cooler person. I am immensely proud of the person you’ve become. From a cute pudgy little thing of a blob to the incredible young delightful woman you are today. Life is amazing with you on the ride. If I were to give you an advice, I’d only ask you not to be in a hurry to grow up too quickly. Savour every moment of your youth. Trust me, being an adult is not so much fun. Congratulations on graduating Mamash! Gear up for the next adventure of your life! I love you more than you will ever know. Always, Oya Ati

Dear Yala, Congratulations on successfully making it through school, you have worked hard and gotten to where you are by your own efforts. As you enter this next stage of your life, ahead lies several obstacles and even times of trouble. But in those times, Odi will always be there to guide you and help you pave your own path to become a successful, strong and courageous individual. There will be significant differences in your life from now on and several aspects towards life will change, and some won’t. You’ll always stay a little brat to me, I’ll always be your annoying bro and Oya will always be our second mother that we never wanted. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you will be proud of. I love you. Congratulations again Brat! Love, Odi Jungshi

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Dear Pavani You study, you play, you dance, you trek and you make everyone smile.

But your compassion for all creatures, big & small, is the trait we most cherish; which you must preserve, come what may.

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Dearest Kabish, Congratulations to our little graduate. We are so proud of you and your accomplishments. We wish you the very best for your future. You are brilliant, able and ambitious. We wish this life becomes all that you want it to be. We hope your dreams stay big and your worries stay small. Love, Baba, Mamu, Karina and Fucche CONGRATULATIONS Class of 2018

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Congratulations, Deborah Aier! Deborah, we are indeed proud to be your parents. In these past four years in Woodstock, you have excelled in your studies and are graduating with great honour from such a renowned International School. As a child you were passionate, loving, sincere, honest and obedient. It was a great privilege for you to get admitted to Woodstock School in 2014. Parting with you was very lonesome but we have no regrets. You have proven your determination as you are walking out in pride today: a full grown, intelligent, and confident lady to face the challenges in life. Keep it up! and we hope that Almighty God will grant you success in your endeavors. We will remain ever so proud to have such a caring and fervent daughter. Go!!! and face the challenges of the world and be an achiever.

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Dearest Aarushi, Congratulations on your Graduation!!! It seems only yesterday that we took you to the first day at play school & now you are already on the threshold of a new path in life. This phase will be a very critical phase of your life and now will be the time that youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll put to use whatever you have learnt in your foundation years.These will be the decisions and experiences that will make you stronger & will prepare you for even bigger challenges in life. We as parents advice & bless you to choose well. We wish you success in all your endeavors and always remember behind every success there is sweat & hard work. All our love.

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Dear Jay, You are the light and salt of this world. You bring joy, love and laughter to so many lives. You’re an inspiration and a role model. You’re true, real and an amazing human being. We will always love you bucketsfull and are so thankful to Woodstock for shaping a spirited, talented and dedicated young man. You’ve been blessed and God’s favour is upon you. Always strive to make a difference and give back. This world is already a better place because of you. Thank you for being our son. Shalom!

UDIT Congratulations dear Udit on your graduation! I still remember the shy, introverted, slightly plump boy who joint Woodstock. Today when I look at you I see a handsome, confident young man ready to conquer the world! Woodstock was the best thing that happened to you! Graduation is both an ending & a new beginning. It’s saying goodbye to warm memories & school friends and big dreams for the future. You have worked hard to achieve your goals and now you are on your way to seek new horizons, dream new dreams,embark on who you are, embrace life with passion and keep reaching for your star! Go for it Udit!

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Shriram Aravali, The British School and now Woodstock..

Kavi Ahuja UEFA...here I come

The happy cousins

Alexis in form

With his best men

Garden Estate, Ivy and now Mussoorie..

The ‘belle’ in his life

On top as always

The favourite nephew ever

With his only and favourite sister

There’s a concept that works Twenty million other white rappers emerge But no matter how many fish in the sea It’ll be so empty, without me

More best men in Roopkund

Now this looks like a job for me So everybody, just follow me ‘Cause we need a little, controversy ‘Cause it feels so empty, without me Kavi, Eminem got it bang on. No matter where you leave, it’ll always be empty without you! With all our love, Mom, Popsigle, Vati, Maila and Bellu

Sailing to... well not Philadelphia Kool (Kavi) and the Gang

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Dear Tanya,

Tanya, you are often mad at me and visa versa. However, I still enjoy this (im)perfect mother-daughter relationship. Love you – Mom

From the day you were born, you have the apple of everyone’s eyes. You have grown up to be a beautiful, intelligent, strong, and responsible woman. We are so proud of you Tana. Go live your dream! Learn from your failures and be as proud of them as you would be of your success. We are all with you. –Your family.

As complicated as it is, you manage to successfully graduate and get accepted into college. We are super proud and happy for you. Can’t wait for the trips to EUROPEE.- Sista lowe always

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Dear Arjan, You light up our lives! Wishing you great success and happiness in life, Dad, Mum and Sumat

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Dearest Tara, As you wrap up this amazing chapter of your life and embark upon exciting unexplored new horizons we wish you the strength and wisdom to achieve all your dreams like the brightest little star in the night sky. And as you bedazzle the heavens, we know you will open your heart and soul to share your boundless love and empathy with all around you like a halo embracing the universe. You are forever a blessing for us and have brought all you have touched with your warm heart and sparkling smile much joy and happiness. You are truly our pride and joy and may you sparkle eternally illuminating the night sky as you traverse new worlds. Lots of love and all our blessings, Your family

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Our dearest Lea, the youngest member in our lovely family Congratulationsâ&#x20AC;Ś. We cannot describe how we are proud of you. In the last two years, you have grown so much. If we look back at the time when you choose to continue your study at an international school and our decision to send you out of home to start your dream, we have no regrets that you choose to continue your study at Woodstock school. Woodstock added a lot to your personality, it gives you more confidence in yourself and the courage to move on in your life to follow your dreams. You have exceeded our biggest hopes and dreams. A new chapter in your life is just to start. Now, you have the opportunity to explore what you would like to become. Whatever you choose we have a faith on you with your ambitions and enthusiasm your dreams can come true. You should know we are very proud of the person you are becoming and we encourage you to continue on the same way. Thank you for teaching us how to conquer the impossible to achieve your dream.

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Darling Jiya, We are so proud of all your achievements. You are now an adult ready to step into the real world with your positive attitude and charming smile. We are sure that you will be successful in whatever you choose to do. We wish you the very best. Lots of love, Always Mama, Dad and Tara â&#x2122;Ą

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Dear Monkey, We don’t know what to say here, except thank you. We are so grateful for you being who you are, a smart, compassionate, responsible young man, scholar, and human being. You make us look like better parents than we really are. We thank your teachers, mentors, advisors, school staff, guards, taxi drivers, cooks, dishwashers and house parents for looking after you these years: educating, advising, supporting, and keeping you safe. We thank Woodstock for your scholarship. We thank your friends and classmates for being there for you. We missed knowing your Woodstock brothers and sisters, but hope we will get to meet them somewhere down the road. They say Woodstock friendships are for life. Ok, so here’s the advice - study hard, learn everyday, recognize opportunity, practice gratitude, cultivate the mind, push the envelope, make good choices, surround yourself with wholesome people and circumstances, help others, have fun, keep an open mind, dream big, go for it, seek adventure, demand evidence, question authority, eat nutritionally and brush your teeth! That’s about it, kiddo. We love you. Look forward to reading the next chapter of you. Ma and Baba

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Dearest my son, JaeYoun (Jeffrey), It seems just like yesterday when we had you 17 years ago. The happiness and joy that we have experienced watching you grow a boy to a young man are beyond words. There was nothing more sweet to watch you last 17 years. Never forget to be that tender, loving and caring hearted person that has always been there for your family and friends. You have now to leave all of your Woodstockfriends. Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory. Nevertheless you have an exciting future that awaits you. It is time that you put your mind to find something that truly inspires you. Go son! Confidently in the direction of your dream!! Remember we are so proud to have you as our son. We all love you very much. Good Luck! JaeYoun (Jeffrey)

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AANIK, A part of me Or my entire being?

From a tiny dot To a complete being. Born were we together, The son & the mother! A part of him and a part of me; So like me yet not so. A quiet breeze , soothing and calm. True friend , can be leaned upon Naughty smile ,mystic eyes A heart of gold , giving & caring. Gentle ; Also stubborn Traits forlorn.! A free bird Can’t be caged. Love him ?, set him free Bind him ; he’ll wither away. My pride; My dream come true . He completes me; A complement to my being! His sight soothes my aching heart , Only he holds the power to tether it apart How time flies —— Where’s my boy ? Here stands a man. All grown up & suave Ready for his first flight Sky is the limit, His destiny defined! I know him ?!! Yet I don’t ! Pivot of my life Keeps me alive., , , ,

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Dear Eva, You are the first ever happiness to enter our lives. You are the first symbol of our love and the new life we started together. We have raised you not only as your parents but as your best friends. Especially for me (mom) you are my best friend and the greatest gift from god. I feel incomplete without sharing everything about my life with you, be that my happiness or my sadness. You are the nicest, most kind, and understanding daughter anyone could ask for. You can be stubborn at times, but it lasts only for a short while. Words aren’t enough to describe the daughter that you are for us and we couldn’t be any prouder of the beautiful, generous and independent woman that you have grown into. It won’t be enough even if we said that you are our life. Our universe revolves around you. Make the most of everyday and live your life to the best of your ability. You are unique and never let anyone convince you otherwise. Remember, this is just the beginning. We wish you the very best for the future. We love you very much Eva. Love, - Momma and Poppa

To Kyle Devlin Diarmit, Congratulations on your wonderful achievement, baby. Stay brave, hardworking and kind and you will make amazing things happen. We love you and we couldn’t be prouder!!! - Mom, Dad, Ruby and Fin

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Congratulation! Jayant who has finally Grown up. You are Graduate now and matured enough to take responsibilities! We wish you the STRENGTH to face challenges with confidence along with the WISDOM to choose your battle carefully. We wish you ADVENTURE on your journey and may you always stop to HELP someone along the way. Listen to your HEART and take risk carefully. Remember how much you are LOVED. We are so PROUD of the person you have grown to be and will continue to love watching you grow. We look forward to see what else you achieve as you move forward.

Jayant

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Afifi, You bring me so much joy and hope. I am blessed to be your mother. Life may not give us everything we want, but know that our needs will always be met when we are rooted in Christ. And as you step out into a world that is waiting for you to explore, I am anxious of the future, but this is my prayer for you. Psalms 20:1-5 May the Lord answer you in the day of trouble; May the name of the God of Jacob defend you; May He send you help from the sanctuary, And strengthen you out of Zion; May He remember all your offerings, And accept your burnt sacrificeâ&#x20AC;Ś May He grant you according to your heartâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s desire, And fulfill all your purpose. We will rejoice in your salvation, And in the name of our God we will set up our banners! May the Lord fulfill all your petitions. Congratulations my beautiful darling girl! Go get the world! I Love you, Mummy

Dearest Sophie, Congratulations on finishing high school! You have blossomed into a beautiful young lady and the time has come to spread your wings and what an experience it will be as you prepare for university. Remember the importance of good friends and family who will always be there for you. Be happy and enjoy the process of anything you do in life, even when times are tough; always look forward with positivity. We wish you a very happy and successful time ahead. Much love, Aunty Shan, Uncle Fred, Cousins Victoria and Edvard

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Congratulations Sophie! As you begin your next journey in life, know that you are loved. The world eagerly awaits your participation and what you have to offer. We will be there for you to lean on whenever you need a pause in this journey. We love you, Aunthy Athsole, Uncle Darin, cousins Alexandra and Nicholas

Dearest Neikole, How wonderful that you have learnt so much from a wonderful environment at school and are now graduating! Congratulations on reaching this milestone with such beautiful experiences! We have watched you, our first grandchild, grow into a charming young girl and we thank all who have nurtured you to be who you are today. We wish you all success in life and want you to always remember our Almighty. Be thankful and pray for His protection and care wherever you go. God bless you life richly! Love, Amezu and Baba 227


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Our great child. An incredible heart and a wonderful soul. As much as he loves technology he continued loving and maintaining relationship, living through his medical handicap he made us understand that every problem is an opportunity, He truly has made us more human through his journey at Woodstock.

We are proud of his growth in academics and his improvement in his language skills. The proud Mom is always amused when Shreyansh exhibits his knowhow on modern gadgetry and technology. Never ever during his life at Woodstock have we had to put our heads down, we have witnessed teachers get emotional and seen tears rolling down and thank Shreyanshâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s mom for bringing this wonderful boy to this world.

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Joshua 1:9- “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

You are the baby of the family and its almost unreal how fast the time has flown by to reach this moment where we see you graduate and move on to college. We wished that you would never grow up but eventually everyone does. You have brought smiles on our faces on a gloomy day and have a warm, compassionate heart. Even as a kid, you cared for people and your surroundings. When we thought that asthma would get in your way of extracurriculars, you proved that wrong by running marathons. We know you are capable of this and much much more, so keep pushing your limits and challenge yourself to become a better version of you. Looking back at the 6 year old you, we would not have imagined that you too would be graduating from Woodstock, but we couldn’t be more proud of you. You are the youngest but the bravest. So be confident, be brave and remember that we all are always there for you. CONGRATULATIONS JEFF!!! 230

With lots of love and blessings,

Papa, Mama, Chenmai Che, Jona Ko and the rest of our family


Dear Varun you have always been such a wonderful son and brother to Aman. Despite being the youngest, you were always like our hero in the family. May God bless you as you move a step forward in life. although there is an inside lurking desire to pause this moment, when you have that school boy charm. All the best -Mom, Dad, and Aman

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