Category: Student Work

Teachers’ Day 2016

By Annie Sun, class of 2018 On September 28th, 2016, the designated Confucius Day, the students and teachers of Developing Virtue Girls School gathered together in the Small Dining Hall to celebrate Teachers’ Day, an annual celebration dedicated to our beloved teachers. Students began the day by making […]

Peace Day

by Editorial Staff and students Every year on September 21, the world celebrates International Peace Day. On that morning at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas, the entire boys and girls divisions of Developing Virtue Secondary School gathered in the Wonderful Words Hall to listen to two special […]

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 […]

Compassion Can Begin With Just A Small, Simple Step

Student Reporter: Maggie He, Class of 2018 Nestled in the corner of Mazzoni Street was the temporary winter homeless shelter that housed residents through the harsh winter cold. Students of DVGS were allowed the opportunity to cook and serve a healthy vegetarian meal to these individuals. From Junior […]

Mother’s Day Surprise

Student Editorial: Belle Roberts The last sight the guests of the 10,000 Buddhas Repentance expected to see while they were eating was a group of girls schoolers wielding paper flowers. Nevertheless, on the Friday before Mother’s Day, students from Instilling Goodness Developing Virtue Girls School charged into the […]

Earth Day: IGDVS Planted 695 Trees!

Student Editorial Team: Belle Roberts, Denise Cao, and Leanna Duong Earth Day is a celebration that should be very dear to our hearts. We live and take from this planet everyday, but it never asks for anything in return. With the onset of intense pollution, global warming, and […]

Child Expo at Pear Tree Center

Student Editorial: Belle Roberts Stroll by the IGDVGS booth at the Child Expo and one would see a flurry of girls in uniforms. Some wear green plaid skirts with navy v-neck sweaters. Others have on elaborate Chinese costumes and flowers in their hair. Upon closer inspection, one can […]