That's a Wrap!

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Today was the last official day of the year! Exams finished, school books were collected, year books were handed out and the slip ‘n slide began! As Jugat Guru Singh said during yoga this week, no matter what kind of year any of us had – whether we excelled, stumbled, …

Serving in the Community

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Every few months Gururam Kaur organizes a trip to a school run by the Mother Teresa Foundation in Amritsar. It was previously an orphanage and is now a school for underserved children. Roughly ten to fifteen students will go each time to play games, sing songs and hand out packages …

Introducing the Next Generation

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For the past few weeks, the grade 11 students have been taking turns doing their practicums during our afternoon yoga classes. It’s the practical examination for their Level One Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training course. They’ve spent the year studying yoga philosophy, practicing various aspects of a yogic lifestyle, and learning …

Going out with a Bang!

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The 12th grade party, or 12thies, is a highlight of the year, especially for our graduating students. It’s a time to celebrate the graduating class, recognize what they’ve accomplished and share our hopes for them as they get ready to embark on the next phase of their life. The party …

They Showed us What They're Made Of

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The year of competitions ended on Friday with the always exciting yoga competition. Heading into this competition Gold House was in the lead, 55 points ahead of Blue House. Blue House put their best forward and won the yoga competition but it wasn’t enough to move them into first place …

Eight Hundred Cookies!

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The Hari Simran Foundation has set up an annual grant for students who want funds to execute a community service oriented seva project. This year the grant was awarded to Nova and Luna. Their seva was to bake cookies and make cards for all of the workers who serve at Miri Piri …