Pictures from Humanology Course

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Here are some pictures from the Humanology course last month that was featured in our February newsletter.  Boys Humanology Course Part of the boys Humanology course was an ‘Amazing Race‘ like treasure hunt through Amritsar going to places they wouldn’t normally venture to and trying an array of foods and …

Budding Poets

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Part of the Humanology course for the girls included a morning of writing poetry with Shanti Kaur and myself, Japjeet Kaur. We did a lot of fun exercises that made poetry easy to access. Many of our students write poetry regularly but for some this was a new activity. Everyone …

Zorba the Greek

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The dinner competitions have started early this year with Gold House kicking off the festivities this past Saturday night. The theme: Greece!  The dinner competition is a fantastic competition where each house prepares a themed dinner for the rest of the students and staff. They make invitations, write menus, decorate …

Travelling Back in Time

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By Himmat Singh Jaipur is one of the iconic cities in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Many of the images or videos you might see of India are from this region, and the city of Jaipur is a great example of some of the rich history of Indian Rajput culture. …

Republic Day Soccer Tournament

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This past Friday was Republic Day in India and we celebrated by having a soccer tournament in the cold winter fog. There were two concurrent, round robin tournaments; the seniors played with full 11 player teams on the big soccer field and the intermediates played with six players on the …

Tailored Approaches to Learning

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  The teachers recently completed a two-day workshop focused on learning how to recognize and effectivity teach students with special needs as well as gifted and talented children. The workshop leaders, Ima Kazmi and Sujatha Ramanam, traveled from The British School in New Delhi to share their expertise. Ima Kazmi’s …

David vs. Goliath

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The girls and boys basketball and soccer teams just got back from an exciting weekend in Delhi. This is the annual trip to play against the American Embassy School (AES). This year we also had the pleasure of playing the American Embassy School from Doha. The extra team meant that …

Winter Break Odds and Ends

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Here are some more pictures from Winter Break and our transition back to MPA, including our annual New Year’s dip in the sarovar of the Golden Temple.  Christmas Evening On Christmas we had a little celebration at the hotel. After enjoying the scavenger hunt, we watched a movie of all …