Category: Events

2016 Sonoma County VegFest

By Vanessa Sun, Sophia Liu, Moniques Nguyen, Amy Liu, and Katherine Wang On August 20, 2016, some IGDVS students—along with teachers, parents, and volunteers—went to the 3rd annual Sonoma County VegFest in Santa Rosa, California. This celebration of compassion and healthy vegetarian lifestyle was held in Luther Burbank […]

Heart Pins Project

by Iris and QQ (Junior High), 2016 The school had adopted the idea of making heart pins, each one meticulously cut, stuffed, and sewn by hand. They were given away to everyone at the May 20th Cherishing Youth event, to children in Ukiah, and to the homeless. As […]

ASB Retreat

Student Editorial: Belle Roberts As usual, ASB Retreat signalled the coming end to the school year. Students gathered at school on Friday, May 13, 2016, for a night filled with games, movies, and snacks. Twice a school year, the students are able to hold a sleepover at the […]

Boys School Halloween Party Report

It was a chilly evening in the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas on November 2nd, 2013. Everything seemed quiet, serene, and absolutely normal. However, nothing was normal at the Boys School. It was the annual Halloween party for the Boy School students, a time when the notorious Haunted […]

Chicago Chinese Culture Competition

It was a cool August morning in the suburbs of Chicago. Four confident and uniformed boy-schoolers walked up to the registration table of the National Chinese Culture Competition (and were asked to change their neat attire for a T-shirt of vivid gray). How did these privileged teenagers end […]