Closing the School Year with Spirit and Prayer

Last week was spent unexpectedly organizing to get every child home to their parents before air travel became unreliable. This week our staff joined together to complete an Akhand Path, a continuous reading of the Siri Guru Granth Sahib, to …

Dinner is served, Part I & II

Two weeks ago the eagerly awaited Dinner Competition began. This competition is the most difficult of the year, with students planning food, decorations, serving, entertainment and cleanup on their own, as well as managing the budget and ordering with the …

Finally, Delhi!

Finally Delhi… This post is coming really late because I took some personal time directly after this trip and haven’t had a chance to post till now. Enjoy! We trained so much, played a lot and finally the day to …

Senior Class Shenanigans

Every year our 12 graders go for their senior class trip to Malaysia and Thailand instead of winter-break and this is their first-hand report from 12th grade student, Hana Goodkind. The senior class trip is an opportunity for the 12th …

Winter Break in Shimla

This year we decided to go to Shimla for winter break instead of going to Rishikesh. Shimla is the capital of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, in the Himalayan foothills. Once the summer capital of India during the …

Game Time

In preparation for the soon to come basketball (and soccer) games in New Delhi where we play against the American Embassy School, our students had their first competitive basketball games of the season with some neighboring schools. Both games were …

Futbol

Girls, boys and intermediate boys had their first competitive soccer games of the season this past week. The first game was the girl’s and they put a lot of effort in it, nevertheless they lost 6:2. Congratulations to Caterina and …

Breathtaking Leh

So many things happened since we came back from the 10th-grade class trip to Leh, Ladakh in the Himalayas, that I always postponed this blog post. Halloween, Diwali, Nagar Kirtan, sports and other competitions, so much to cover. But now, …

Silver House Wins!

Basketball is a daily ritual at MPA for so many of our students and staff, who play not only when it is mandatory but any time they have some free time. There are always students outside practicing their free throws, …