Marching to the Same Drummer

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This year’s marching competition was held on Friday afternoon before Saturday’s Open House. All of the houses had certain commands that were compulsory along with one creative command of their choosing.  This competition came together rather quickly with the houses practicing for one week to prepare for this event. That …

Welcome to MPA

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This year’s Open House was a great success. People travelled far and wide to be with us and enjoy our students’ presentations and performances. We had parents and families, alumni, various yatras, and friends from within Amritsar and around the world.  The Academic Principal, Kirandeep Kaur, coordinated this event that …

Our Open House is Today!

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Our Open House is today!  The students and staff have been busy preparing for this event. It’s an opportunity for the students to demonstrate the skills that they’ve been developing all year.  At this very moment, the artwork that the students have been working on is being displayed all throughout …

World Maths Day

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World Maths Day in an online international mathematics competition that began on March 14, 2007 and has been celebrated internationally ever since.  This year the math department organized a fun day of math games to coincide with this occasion. From Milk Break to the end of the day students participated …

Intermediates in the Lead

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While the grade 12 students are out of town, embarking on their first Kundalini Surjhi course led by Jugat Guru Singh, the remaining students participated in a games competition after school on Tuesday. There were four games in total; a dobhi sack race, water relay, tug of war, and finally …

The Wedding of the Century!

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The final special dinner this year was hosted by Blue House. The theme, “Wedding of the Century!” The evening started out in the quad with the wedding ceremony. As the guests lined the aisle, Vladimir walked his daughter, Siri Atma, down the aisle where Prabhujot waited and James officiated the …

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. …