by: Austin Quach (Class of 2018) On February 17, Ukiah residents celebrated Chinese New Years at Alex Thomas Plaza. Students from Developing Virtue Boys School helped welcome the Year of the Dog with many marvelous performances such as the lion dance, dragon dance, 24 seasons drumming, and Chinese orchestra.
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) Following the Christmas Recital at the WinterFest in the Confucius Hall, the Chinese Orchestra performed in Willits the next day.
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: Austin Quach (Class of 2018) + Nuoyan Wang (Class of 2021) On October 9th, the seniors, juniors, and a few sophomores loaded onto the DVBS SuperShuttle to participate in the College Fair and Palo Alto High School.
by Nuoyan Wang (Class of 2021) +Joshua Batres (Class of 2018) Organized by Dharma Master Shun, the Abhayagiri Monks held a question and answer session for the DVBS students, with the Tea Club offering tea for the monks attending.
by Nuoyan Wang (Class of 2021) +Jacky Zheng (Class of 2019) On September 3rd, the boys dorm went to Mandala Retreat Center for a experience of Vaishnava culture and religion.