－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.
What better way to build trust, plan strategically and step out of your comfort zone than top roping! These 11th graders got their belay license on their first try! Brave climbs and raw fingers!
By: Austin Quach (CO 2018) + Jacky Zheng (CO 2019) + Marvin Wang (CO 2020) The Boy’s Dragon, Lion and Drumming Clubs traveled down to Oakland Museum for their annual Lunar New Year Celebration.
by: Austin Quach (Class of 2018) On January 31, a small group of students awoke from their deep slumber to snap photographs of the rare super blue blood moon, which hasn’t occurred for 150 years,
by: Nuoyan Wang (Class of 2021) The winter holidays are approaching, and students are eager for Christmas and New Years. Sadly, they will not be able to celebrate the holidays together. Consequently, the Boys School organized an early winter festival on December 9th, which also featured the Chinese Orchestra Christmas Recital.
by: Nuoyan Wang (Class of 2021) On Nov 4th, the Boys School Student Council with help from other students organized the annual Halloween Festival.
by: Chee Hee Seng (Class of 2019) On November 12, 2017, several boys from the Developing Virtue Tea Club went on a trip to San Francisco’s Ferry Building Marketplace to attend the International Tea Festival.
by Nuoyan Wang (Class of 2021) Following the previous Honoring Elders event, the CTTB HED occurred on Saturday, October 28, including performances from both the IGDVGS and IGDVBS. Requiring difficult coordination as well as hours of practice, the 2017 Annual Honoring Elders Day was a success.
by: Nuoyan Wang (Class of 2021) + Gino Ackley (Class of 2020) An Honoring Elders event occurred on October 22, at the Gold Mountain Monastery in Chinatown San Francisco. With a large crowd of elders attending from the communities nearby, the boys school performed an indoor lion dance and drumming routine.