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Summer Fun at Solstice

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Summer Solstice is coming up around the bend! Here are all the ways that MPA will be participating this year, including hosting our first annual MPA Benefit Basketball Tournament held right after Solstice on Sunday, June 25th in Espanola. Friday, June 16th to Friday, June 23rd MPA Booth & Raffle in the Bazaar …

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MPA Summer Sadhana 2017

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The year has come to a close with most of the students already home and just those taking Cambridge exams still on campus. Every year, the students are given a sadhana to practice during the summer months to stay connected and uplifted throughout the summer. This year, Jugat Guru Singh …

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Panj Sarovars

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To complete the year, we dipped at the five sarovars of Amritsar and it was an amazing experience. We started early, at 1:30am, getting back to the school at 5:00am. The students then had a few hours to sleep before an 8:45am breakfast and their last day of exams. For this …

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Final Exams Have Begun

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This week, final exams are being held across all grades. It’s the culmination of the student’s academic year and their opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge on selected subjects. Many students have been putting in extra hours of studying, but the schedule at Miri Piri Academy doesn’t allow for cramming; it demands the students …

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This Week in the Classroom

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Mitosis The grade 11A biology students prepared flip books to demonstrate how mitosis occurs in the human body. They also made presentations of the process. Child Labour Grade 7 students, Jaap, Karampal and Hajoor, researched how several organizations are currently working to curb child labor. This project helped them comprehend the …

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84 Steps to Liberation

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This past Saturday, we finished our 40 days of seva and sadhana. Upon completion, those students who were interested, and didn’t have Cambridge exams on Monday, were offered the opportunity to travel to Goindwal to embark on a very special spiritual practice. Goindwal is where the third guru, Guru Amar …

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Recognizing our Students

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Special Awards As the year comes to a close, it’s a good time to recognize the students for the hard work and dedication they’ve put into their year at Miri Piri Academy. It’s certainly a challenging program – starting most days at 5:30 am and ending at 8:00 pm with …

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Volleyball Competition

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The final competition of the year was the volleyball competition. It was held over two afternoons; Wednesday and Thursday of last week. Each team had six members, with at least two females and one intermediate on each team. The houses competed in a round robin competition with Blue House coming …

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Fiesta de Mascaras

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The final house dinner was held on Saturday night, hosted by Silver House. The theme: Fiesta de Mascaras. Everyone was given a mask to wear to conceal their identity. Silver House had their work cut out for them. After a morning of rain, it looked as if the sky had …