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 […]

2016 Girls Summer Camp Report

by Chris Ruan “Jie Jie, come push me on the swings!” Every day during recess, the kids from ages 3 to 8 would joyfully cry out to the counselors to push them higher on the swings. It was tiring work for us counselors, but we could see that […]

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 […]

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 […]