Saturday, July 31, 2010

Piano Lessons at Shanti Bhavan



Amarnath from the 5th grade shows off his piano skills with this performance of "I Love Coffee, I Love Tea"

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Field Day 2010



Watch the students show off their athletic skills as they compete at Field Day 2010.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Third Graders in Art Class!

Third graders with their pipe-cleaner creations made in art class with volunteer Andrea!

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Hindi Class and National Anthem



The children of Shanti Bhavan perform the India National Anthem at morning assembly.




Ms. Sheeba, one of Shanti Bhavan's newest faculty members, teaches an animated Hindi class to the 7th graders.

Voice Lessons


5th grade Sabrinath during his voice lesson with volunteer Alison. Sabrinath, Bhuvenashwari (6th grade) and Thanuja (7th grade) study voice together twice a week from 6:30 - 7:30 A.M.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

4th graders Dinesh, Praveen, and Shree Shakti in recorder class with Summer. Great concentration, poise, and posture!

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Performances at Shanti Bhavan



Bina, a graduate of the first class, doing a classical Indian bharatanatyam dance for the Shanti Bhavan 2010 Graduation Celebration.



Shanti Bhavan celebrated School Day on July 5. The day included performances by the volunteers, aunties, teachers and of course the children.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010



The Third Graders are eager to share their knowledge and predict what is going to happen in their story. Our comprehension skill of the week was how to make predictions when we read. We learned a cheer complete with hand motions, “what you know + what you see and read = a prediction!”


Vel excitedly answers the last question of his weekly reading quiz for Third Grade. He was tested on weekly vocabulary words, story settings, and the difference between a common and proper noun.