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Expertise Dish – Knowledge Bowl

Last weekend our students had the chance to compete again, this time in knowledge and trivia. A great time was had by all. Squad leaders chose 8 team members to compete head to head with the other houses, each team …

Manali, beautiful Manali.

Written by Inderjot, MJ On September 21st 9th grade began an adventure to explore the district of Himachal Pradesh. With high spirits our departure was smooth leaving MPA Academy, Amritsar to Mandi our first stop; then to our final destination …

Creating Cultures of Thinking

As part of our ongoing professional development efforts, this year 11 MPA teachers including our Academic Principal Kirandeep Kaur are taking the online course ‘Creating Cultures of Thinking’ at the University of Harvard School of Education. By participating in this …

Flip for Disc, Frisbee!

One of the highlights of our sporting calendar is the annual Ultimate Frisbee Competition which took place last Sunday. The students have trained for the games for only a week. Beginners learned how to throw and catch the disc and …

Hemkund Sahib, holy dip!

Written by Puran Devi, MJ The 11th grade class began the pilgrimage to Hemkund Sahib on the night of September 14th. Armed with a strong spirit, enthusiasm, and a three-person staff, the group of 9 students boarded the “sleeper train” …

Himalayas here we come

Written by Tera Jiwan, MJ Last week Grade 8 went on an adventurous class trip – trekking and camping in the Himalayas. Our valiant MPA bus and driver brought us to Macleod Ganj, a popular hill station among trekkers, close …

Too nice not to post!

I know, I know I am late posting this. As you all might know from our welcome email, I am new here at MPA and the last weeks have been full of settling in, training and learning and also do …

Ready, lights, action

Written by our student, Hana Goodkind, Grade 12 So much of the student’s spirit at MPA is instigated by our yearly house competitions.  A conversation topic quite prevalent amongst the students is which house will score the greatest points of …

Learning how to tie a turban …

No, no, this won’t be a manual! 🙂 At the end of the 3rd week of school we had our annual Turban Tying Competition! The week was entirely dedicated to non-stop practicing and full turbans were worn throughout the whole …