Category: Student Work

Boys Leadership Retreat 2018

-DVBS Archive Team-
Engulfed by the deafening silence, the odorless fragrance of mountain air penetrates through your nostrils. A glittering lake in the horizon welcomes you with its open arms. Occasionally, the honking of geese or the chattering of your friends breaks the almost insurmountable tranquility, while you finally breathe a sigh of relaxation. The goal of this annual retreat is to show the next generation of leaders that they are capable of much more than they realize.

How Can We Build Compassionate Communities?

by DVGS Editorial Directors and community builders from ServiceSpace representing four corners of the world talked with the Developing Virtue Girls School junior high and high school students on September 4, 2018. Audrey Lin, a ServiceSpace leader with an infectious smile, introduced the speakers: Ana Valdes Lim, David […]

Día de los Muerto: Honoring All Souls

by Vivian Power On November 2, 2016, Developing Virtue Girls School’s Spanish class students participated at an altar exhibit at Mendocino College. In the Latino tradition, altars are created and put in the homes to honor the souls of the departed members of the family to keep alive […]

Year in Review 1

by Brandy Quach (Class of 2018) This school year was filled with many memories and experiences. From acts of service and fun bonding moments, the students of IGDVGS traversed the year with their usual passion and joy. FALL 2017   After the Peace Walk, students gathered in the […]

Earth Day 2018

by Leanna Duong (Class of 2018) Developing Virtue Girls School was so lucky to have spend Earth Day with special guests from ServiceSpace. The morning started with music from Nimo and Fab from an organization called ServiceSpace, singing along to “Planting Seeds” a favorite among the majority of […]

Mother’s Day 2018

By Karen Liang  and Naomi Seng (Class of 2022) Loud murmurs of Girls School trampling in the dining hall resounded in the room as heartwarming smiles dance on the faces of our honorable Dharma Masters and aunties. On May 11th, both Elementary and Secondary Girl Students, each having […]