Student Reporter: Phoebe Soong, Class of 2019 On November 27, 2015, the Junior High and Freshmen from Developing Virtue Girls School visited Autumn Leaves, a retirement center, which has served the senior community in Ukiah for over forty years. At the center, students perform and chat with the […]
Student Reporter: Oceanna Ackley, Class of 2018 On Wednesday afternoon, October 28th, Developing Virtue Girls School hosted a special guest, the renowned activist, Ms. Carol Ruth Silver, who shared her inspiring story with students. “Embrace what life has to give and take the paths that lead to opportunity” […]
by Suzanne Zhang, Class of 2017 As a girl who has been in touch with Buddhism for her whole life, I am not unfamiliar with the two Buddhist vocabulary: Bodhisattva and Arhat. They are both two very common words in Buddhism. Since I was young, my father has […]
by Cherry Chong, Class of 2016 Everything in the world is interconnected- humans and animals, animals and environment. In this universe, everything is related to each other. Just like what Buddhism called as cause and effect, karma, and retribution. And this reminds me of a Buddhist quote that […]
The 2nd and 3rd grade Social Studies class held mayoral elections as the culmination for the government unit. After studying about government at all levels, including a visit to Ukiah’s city hall to hold a mock city council meeting, the students chose a character from a novel they […]
Class of 2016 at the Parliament of World Religions in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA (Oct. 15-19, 2015).
by Klare Hu, Class of 2017 From a non-buddhist point of view, Buddhism prevails in the society with mindfulness practices and virtues. While it is not untrue, there is more to it than the misconception that Buddhists are mere pacifists whose religious structure is free of rules and […]