In the Dirt

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The kabaddi competition is always a good time. The boys, girls and intermediates came out in full force and put their skills, bravery, and teamwork to the test. As usual, the boys played square style kabaddi while the girls and intermediates played circle style. Here are the results and pictures …

A Union of Sun and Moon

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Our annual forty days of ishnaan seva at the Golden Temple is a blessing for our students (Happening now! Follow on instagram @mpaspirit). Each morning as we walk down the stairs of the Golden Temple complex, we’re blessed with the vision of the golden Harmandir Sahib before we bow our heads …

Slip & Slide Fun!

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On a hot day several times a year, the kids get to enjoy some slip and slide fun! This isn’t the skinny, yellow, single-file Slip’N Slide that I remember as a kid, but a huge plastic sheet on the perfect rolling hill. Groups of kids go down a few at …

Hiking Above the Clouds

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The grade 8s were the first class to head out on their class trip – a five day hike in the Himalayas. It’s a grueling trip that tests their perseverance and builds bonds through shared group experience. This trip is always challenging, but this year there was the added element …

A sweet breath of clean air

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A huge capital improvement project was started and completed over the summer. Due to a generous donation of $225,000 by an alumni family, we were able to put new fully-sealed windows and doors in all exterior facing windows and doors in the academic building and both the girls and boys …

On Becoming

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One of our students, Hana Goodkind, has a new blog called ‘On becoming; journey’s into selfhood‘, which will also be the title of her forthcoming second book. Her first book ‘A Dalliance with Language‘, is a collection of poems that she wrote prior to coming to MPA and whose proceeds …

Watch out for the Hammer

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The first sports competition of the year was the frisbee competition. Many of the students play ultimate frisbee during mandatory sports time each week with Amrit Singh on the front lawn of campus. It’s a great game that’s fun for all.  For this tournament, each house played all of the …

Passing the Torch

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We have many students at MPA whose older siblings previously attended the school. This year two of our alumni personally brought their younger siblings to India to begin their new life at MPA. One of those alumni is Akinbola, who brought his brother Olage; the other is Siri Deva Kaur …