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 […]

Building a Solid Foundation

Talk given by the Venerable Master Hsuan Hua The first objective of education at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas is building a good foundation for character, enabling all elementary, secondary, and university students to understand the principles of propriety, righteous­ness, honesty, a sense of shame, loyalty, filiality, […]

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 […]

Summer Camp Makers Club Final Project

For the final project the counselors and students made a miniature golf course! Everyone will be able to play tomorrow at our final celebration. What amazing creativity, engineering and teamwork. Special thanks to DM Heng Yi for the recycled materials!