Monthly Archives: November 2014

Happy Thanksgiving, part II!

…And here are some responses to a “What are you thankful for?” opener, by Classes VI and VII. Sangey Ngodup I am thankful for staff and teacher and Genla. Tenzin Norbu Thank you for our community help me to share … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

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Fall Vacation Stories – Part 4

Short stories of Fall Vacation, part four of five. Tenzin Norbu, Class VII My brother came to village and to take clothes and one day brother went in home and in morning brother and me went to Lumla and my … Continue reading

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Fall Vacation Stories – Part 3

Short stories of Fall Vacation, part three of five. Dorjee Wangchu, Class VII Going to Picnic Early in the morning, at the 4am before the children are awake, it was very cold during the autumn season. Amala Yangzom (who takes … Continue reading

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Fall Vacation Stories – Part 2

Short Stories of Fall Vacation, part two of five. Dargey Phuntsok, Class VI Me and my sister went to find wood. We took rope then we went to the jungle. Then me and my sister climbed in the tree. Then … Continue reading

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Fall Vacation Stories – Part 1

Here are some short stories that the kids wrote about their two-week fall vacation, and visiting their families. This is part one of five. Enjoy! Tenzin Lhadron B, Class VII Story about Cucumber and Chutney The wind was silent: woo… … Continue reading

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How Life Changes

There was a time when my life was so easy due to my mom. My father died when I was six months old. I don’t even remember his face. When mom was with me, I used to enjoy being with … Continue reading

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Class VI on Pesticides

After an evening showing of an episode of Aamir Khan’s socially critical talk show series, Satyamev Jayate, investigating the usage of pesticides in India, Class VI did some creative responses to the fairly unsettling information with which they had just … Continue reading

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Class VIII on North Korea

Timeline by Class VIII. Intrigued and overflowing with questions after the stories they heard from visitors Mike and Chris about their experiences teaching in South Korea and working to support North Korean refugees, Class VIII recently explored a two-week unit … Continue reading

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