The Miyamoto's Cordially Invite You

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The third house dinner, hosted by the White House, was held on Thursday night. It was a Japanese-inspired evening, hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Miyamoto (Huang and Chandra) who held the event in honour of the up-coming summer season. The MC for the evening was Felix who did a wonderful job …

Welcome to the Kingdom

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Blue House hosted their Thai-themed dinner this past Saturday. It was a beautiful, graceful evening led by squad leaders, Nanki and Malie. The day before the event, a poster advertising the Muay Thai championship between Tashi “Tanyi” and Daniel “Daintch” was put up on the Academic building; it created a lot …

Life Lessons Learned

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Every single day at MPA, the students get their rooms inspected by the Mukhia Jethadars (MJs). On most days, a basic inspection is done after the students go to school. What the MJs are looking for is that the students have made their bed, there’s nothing on their floors, and they’ve …

Environmental Remediation in the News

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Our environmental remediation efforts this year were recently featured in a number of newspapers here in India, including the Tribune, the Spokesman, Akali Patrika, Chardikala, Hindi Milap and Punjabi Jagran, among others. From the Tribune: Miri Piri Academy, a city-based school for students from foreign countries, has opted for various …

The Godfather

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Our annual dinner competitions have begun! The first competitor was Gold House, delighting us with a wonderful evening inspired by The Godfather. A lot of work went into this evening; the squad needed to pick a theme, prepare a menu, order the food, make the dishes, decorate, prepare costumes and entertainment, …

This Week in the Classroom

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Here’s what the students have been up to this week in the classroom. . . Genetic Disorders While studying genetics, the students of 12B learned about genetic disorders. These disorders are brought about by a mutation which alters the base sequence of a gene. This mutation could be the alteration …

Another Amazing Art Competition

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We started our March 18th Open House off with the annual Art Competition. For this event, the students’ art work was displayed all throughout the Academic Building and guests got to mark their favourite pieces of art in each of the different categories. The categories were painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and pottery. The …

Taking a break in the mountain air

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We’re back from our Spring Break in Dharamshala. It was week to relax, enjoy the fresh mountain air, eat, sleep, hike and shop for ourselves and loved ones. Throughout the week, we kept a minimal schedule with Japji Sahib in the morning and Benti Chaupai every evening before dinner. We also …