Monthly Archives: January 2015

Song of the Moon: A Poem

Class IX recently enjoyed exploring Kahlil Gibran’s “Song of the Rain.” Below, savor an equally artful and poignant interpretation by our very own Pema Drolma ‘A:’   Photo by Volunteer Tori   Song of the Moon by Pema Drolma ‘A’ … Continue reading

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“Opportunity is like a river: When a river flows down, it never flows back.”

Happy New Year! Still! Continuing our brief unit on the form of the manifesto, Class VIII recently applied their artistry and insight to the challenge of crafting and communicating their own statements of intention. Check out the striking products of … Continue reading

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Sports and Cultural Week!

  In early December, Jhamtse Gatsal celebrated its first (annual, if I may offer a humble but I think not unfounded forecast) Sports and Cultural Week. The school was divided into three teams, a schedule of challenges publicized, and the … Continue reading

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Descriptive Writing: Bonfire Senses

Photo by Volunteer Leah Wood   The budding novelists of Class VII have been most recently equipping their creative writing toolboxes with practice observing and enunciating detail of the five senses. Check out below their collaborative description of our New … Continue reading

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A Manifesto New Year

Class VIII is ringing in 2015 with a brief study of the literary form of the manifesto: essentially, any declaration by a person or group about the values, beliefs, and intentions guiding the way one lives their life. Here are … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

On New Year’s Eve, Class VI spent some a reflective, introspective English period writing letters to their future selves. Here are some of their favorite aspects of 2014 and hopes for the year to come.        

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