Reflection on Shanghai Fu Shan Student Visit

  by Tracy Chen (Girls School 10th Grade) Translated into Chinese by Katherine Tsai (Girls School 11th Grade) We often encounter extraordinary people in life; people who open our eyes to hidden aspects of the world that we have never even perceived to exist. To meet people who […]

Children of Uganda

by Christine Chang (12th Grade of The Girls School) When I was little, adults would often ask me what I wanted to be when I grow up. I would always stare at them with my eyes open widely and say, “I don’t know~” Yet I think I have […]

What America Yesterday Can Teach America Tomorrow

Written by Michal Steiner   DVGS 10th Grade Education was not something readily available to many children in the past. In fact, many children today are still deprived of a quality education. Every day more than 63,000 students are truant, undermining the access to knowledge and the vast global […]

Minutes of PTO Meeting, Jan, 2011

JANUARY 20, 2011 1. Call to Order. Vice President Haschak called the meeting to order at 6:17 pm. 2. Minutes of the meeting of December 9, 2011 were approved. 3. BOYS SCHOOL PRESENTATION The boys expressed the hope everyone had a good winter break. After break, the first […]


December 9, 2010 President Yepez called the meeting to order at 6:12 pm Approval of Agenda – – Approval of Minutes of November 11, 2010. Girls School Presentation Raised enough money for solar shutters which they will be ordering tomorrow morning $860. People in charge of the building […]


November 11, 2010 Call to Order President Yepez called the meeting to order at 6:15 pm. President Yepez thanked John Haschak for stepping in for the last meeting. Review Agenda/Approval of Minutes Mr. Setera had a questions regarding the allocation of the funds received from the Tribe and the costs […]


October 14, 2010 Call the Meeting to order. President Yepez absent. Treasurer Zhao Qui called meeting to order at 6:23 pm Nomination of Vice President. Jennifer O’Brien nominated John Haschak Zhao Qui nominated Lenora _________, who declined A vote was held and John Haschak was unanimously voted in […]

PTO Meeting Minutes, Sep, 2010

September 2010 Call to Order. 6:10 pm Self Introductions (around the room), Welcome. Approval of Agenda, Minutes Budget. Zhao Qiu went over School Budget for parents’ information, and then she reviewed the proposed PTO budget. Review and comments. Jennifer O’Brien moved to approve the proposed Budget, Brian Yepez […]