Happy Hola Mahalla

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This week, Sikhs in India and around the world celebrated Hola Mahalla and our students were no exception. The grade 10 through 12s travelled to the heart of the celebrations in Anandpur Sahib while the younger students celebrated on campus.  Grade 10 through Grade 12 The grade 10, 11 and …

Kabaddi Kabaddi Kabaddi!

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The girls Kabaddi team has played two big matches in the past couple of weeks. The first was in Rajasthan; the second was closer to home in Jalandhar. The girls performed really well in the Rajasthan match, winning 40-33, with Luna being honoured as best defender. In the Jalandhar match, …

3rd Annual Amritsar Cup Gatka Games

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The students were invited to participate in the 3rd Annual Amritsar Cup Gatka Games. Initially, we thought we were participating in a Nagar Kirtan, but it turned out it was a competition!  We arrived around 3pm in the hot sun and were served an almond–based drink, some rice and coffee. …

Lady Nisaka Welcomes You

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White House was the latest house to compete in the dinner competition. They did an excellent job with their Malaysian theme. Everything seemed to run quite smoothly for White House. They were really organized, kept the kitchen clean as they went, finished up early, and submitted their receipts on time.  …

An Evening with Emanuel von Silverhaus

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Silver House hosted their dinner on Friday night. The theme was Emanuel von Silverhaus’ travels through Europe. During the evening, we visited the Colosseum in Rome and witnessed an ancient battle between gladiators, Mr. von Silverhaus (Premnath) instructed us in how to draw a portrait, using Hargobind as a model, …

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 …