Kabaddi Competition 2017

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The annual kabaddi tournament took place this past weekend. It was a fun event with lots of participation from both the players and the spectators. This year, due to an increased number of intermediate students, there was also an intermediate competition, allowing the younger students to participate fully. The tournament …

This Week in the Classroom

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Sexual Reproduction in Plants Grade 10 Biology students recently studied the process of sexual reproduction in plants by preparing colourful clay models of insect and wind pollinated flowers. They worked in groups and presented their models to the class.      Comparing Cells to Countries Grade 9 science students recently …

Some Halloween Fun

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In a nod to the rich culture of our American students, we celebrated Halloween this weekend. It was an opportunity for the students to use their creativity and get up on stage in front of their peers. There were lots of great costumes, skits and performances, including a hip hop …

Better Late than Never

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The first sports competition of the year was the Frisbee Competition, but unfortunately somehow in the rush of all the October events, our blog post about it did not get published. Better late than never right? Blue, Gold, Silver and White each brought their spirit and athleticism to this competition. …

General Knowledge Bowl 2017

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The General Knowledge Bowl was held this weekend. In this jeopardy-inspired competition, the houses compete to see which house can earn the most points answering questions from a range of categories such as sports, logic, life sciences, maths, and of course MPA trivia.  The competition had five rounds. In rounds …

Happy Diwali and Bandhi Chhor Divas

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Happy Diwali and Bandhi Chhor Divas! We had a wonderful celebration on Wednesday for Diwali and Bandhi Chhor Divas and the festivities are continuing throughout this four day weekend with fireworks going off in all directions as I write.  We started our day bright and early with our second day …

40 Day Seva Has Begun!

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We kicked off our annual 40 Day Seva this morning at the Golden Temple. The 40 Day Seva is a special time of year for the school where we go to the Golden Temple at 2am each morning for 40 days to help wash the floors of the parkarma. During …