Siddhartha School Principal Dechen Wangmo met with like-minded teachers and leaders to advocate for a national Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Curriculum Policy. Siddhartha School is recognized by education and government leaders as an early adopter of SEL methodology. Principal Dechen was honored and excited to attend the event in Nagpur and meet other Indians who Continue reading Siddhartha Principal Attends SEL: Beyond the IQ Workshop.
Siddhartha School Project is happy to report that six students completed a three-day, intensive pilot course on the art of curation and exhibition planning. Siddhartha’s partner, the Ladakh Arts and Media Organization (LAMO), hosted the class and shared with students the principles and business of fine-art curation, theory, and exhibition installation. Taught by local Ladakhi Continue reading The Siddhartha School-LAMO Curation and Exhibition Workshop Featured on Ladakhi Television News!
🌺 A Warm, Midwinter Hello from Our New Executive Director 🌺 – Leadership is on our minds so much these days, and we’ve got good news about ours.
A Letter from Aviva Shaw, Our New Executive Director Dear Friends and Supporters, As we move into this next phase of long-term sustainability for Siddhartha School Project, I am thrilled for the opportunity to step in and lead the organization through its 25th anniversary and beyond. The SSP community is composed of the most gracious and compassionate people Continue reading 🌺 A Warm, Midwinter Hello from Our New Executive Director 🌺 – Leadership is on our minds so much these days, and we’ve got good news about ours.
As we celebrate the new year, SSP is collecting donations to provide new books and uniforms to the school’s most needy students. Can you help a Ladakhi child start school off in 2019 a little brighter? Together we will illuminate a better future for so many Ladakhi children. Each Continue reading May Your New Year be filled with Love and Light!
“I don’t know whether the universe, with its countless galaxies, stars and planets, has a deeper meaning or not, but at the very least, it is clear that we humans who live on this earth face the task of making a happy life for ourselves and others.” —His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama You are such Continue reading International THANK YOU DAY 2019
We Are Growing and Changing. See our new shifts and meet our newest 2019 idea makers! Dear Friends and Supporters of Siddhartha School, Someone once shared that it takes a village to raise a child, and I couldn’t agree more. We are fortunate to be a part of a wonderful and generous community supporting the ongoing Continue reading A Letter from Our Board President: Change Is Good!
We did it together! Our Grateful Eight: SSP’s Top Accomplishments for 2018 Together, we’ve done so much to improve the educational experience for our students. Here is our “grateful eight,” the top eight things you’ve done and helped us accomplish. #1 Set new academic records for regional achievement. Siddhartha School students placed in the 1st, 2nd, Continue reading Our “Grateful-Eight”: Siddhartha School Project’s Year-End Progress Report
The Clean India Movement (Swatch Bharat Abhiyan) By Padma Lhazes Padma Lhazes, a Siddhartha High School student won first place in the regional competition for the Prime Minister’s Clean India Essa Contest. We are very proud of her work on this essay to motivate all citizens, not just the famous or powerful, to take up Continue reading Siddhartha School Student Wins First Place in the Clean India Regional Essay Competition
We had more than 83 donors in the US, Canada, and Europe give to this year’s SSP #GivingTuesday Matching Gift Campaign online. What’s more, over 80 supporters in Ladakh came out to the school’s campus festival to raise money for the campaign for scholarships. To our more than 163 global supporters for #GivingTuesday and SSP’s Continue reading Here’s how you met SSP’s scholarship funding goal!
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Siddhartha School Project’s #GivingTuesday campaign was a great success in the States, but did you know that our community in Ladakh had an amazing #GivingTuesday campaign as well?! We are so inspired by what the Siddhartha School staff, families and local community did to support the #GivingTuesday Matching Gift Campaign. Mr. Tsering Angchuk, our US Continue reading Ladakh’s #GIVINGTUESDAY Festival and Report
It’s AMAZING. The results are still coming in, but we can share that more of you gave to SSP this #GivingTuesday campaign than ever before. It’s all because of you. Watch the Thank You Message from our Second Graders. Click to Watch On behalf of our US and Ladakhi boards of directors, as well as Continue reading #GivingTuesday 2018 Thank You and Results Update
You are amazing. Today is #GivingTuesday, and thanks to an outpouring of support, we are already halfway to our goal to raise $40,000 by midnight. Whether you’ve yet to make a gift or have already given to the campaign, you’ll want to watch the video below. The last story in our 3-part Journey of a Continue reading #GivingTuesday – Reason #3: Never Give Up
We have just 48 hours left on our #Giving Tuesday Matching Gift Campaign challenge to raise $80,000 in vital funds for the SSP Scholarship Fund. Yesterday, we shared a brave girl’s journey, offering you a firsthand look at just who your scholarship funding serves. Today, we feature the excitement of a teen girl and her Continue reading #GivingTuesday – Reason #2: Truth Tellers
Over the next three days, you’ll experience three short stories following girls’ journeys to the Siddhartha School. These stories show how your gift to SSP supports our students and then inspires them to follow their dreams. Story 1: Journey of a Girl Watch the story of a brave seven-year-old who leaves home for an education Continue reading #GivingTuesday – Reason #1: Journey of a Girl
“The seed of goodness is found in the soil of appreciation.” —His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama Stanzin Yadol, a Siddhartha School 10th grader, is one of our top students. Last spring, she was selected because of her outstanding academic performance to visit the Bush School in Seattle. While she was not granted a US Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving to all!