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 …

Welcome to MPA!

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This year’s Open House happened on March 18th. It was a lovely day. We had the opportunity to welcome family and friends to the MPA campus to enjoy all of the presentations that the students prepared for this occasion. We attempted to livestream the event on Facebook Live, but that …

Preparing for the Art Competition

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The annual Open House is happening tomorrow. This is a time for the students to show off what they’ve been working on all year. They’ll be giving gatka, bhangra, marching, sitar, tabla, and harmonium performances as well as displaying their paintings, drawings, photographs and ceramic creations. We’ll be streaming parts …

Chardi Kala at the start of Spring

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This weekend we celebrated Holi and Hola Mohalla both on campus and in Anandpur Sahib. Hola Mohalla is a tradition established by Guru Gobind Singh that comes one day after the Hindu festival of Holi. During Holi, people playfully sprinkle coloured powder on each other; during Hola Mohalla, Sikhs display their martial …

Competing Blind

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Today we had a fun field games competition while the Grade 12 class is out of town completing their Kundalini Surji course. There was a potato sack race, tug-of-war, lemon & spoon race, obstacle course, three-legged race and bobbing for apples. Everyone participated in this competition with the grade 10 …

This Week in the Classroom

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Here are some of the things the students have been up to in the classroom this week. . . Macroeconomics For the grade 10 performance task, the students first determined whether their home country is considered developing or developed. They then did a survey to various economic indicators and presented …

The Kitchen is the Heart of our Home

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Ajooni Singh is the head chef here at Miri Piri Academy. He and his team work tirelessly to feed all of the students and staff throughout the day. Their job starts early as they prepare breakfast, snacks for milk break, lunch, dinner and beverages throughout the day for the students, the …

Honoring a Brother, Making Music

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The Hari Simran Foundation was founded in memory of one of our distinguished alumni, Hari Simran Singh Khalsa, who passed away two years ago after a short and shining life. He was a leader of people, a great sevadar and constant friend to the school. Hari Simran’s parents, wife and …