Dharma School Closing Skits – 2014

Marking the End of the Dharma School Year

June 1, 2014 – Click any Photo for a Larger View

After the outdoor photo, people gathered in the Zendo
After the outdoor photo, people gathered in the Zendo
The Dharma School year ended that day, and the students prepared skits
The Dharma School year ended that day, and the students prepared skits

The little ones demonstrated "toe-yoga."
The little ones demonstrated “toe-yoga.”

This one needed a little abbotical assitance
This one needed a little abbotical assistance
This group showed us their "Cat Buddha" altar
This group showed us their “Cat Buddha” altar
Rowing to the other shore
Rowing to the other shore
Audience participation
Audience participation
The Boys Group demonstrated the Four Sights
The Boys Group demonstrated the Four Sights
There's one!
There’s one!
This skit was a "Mad Libs" version
This skit was a “Mad Libs” version
Between skits
Between skits
The Girls Group also demonstrates the Four Sights. Nice chariot!
The Girls Group also demonstrates the Four Sights. Nice chariot!
"Buddha's eyes open wide."
“Buddha’s eyes open wide.”
The "Holy One" prepares
The “Holy One” prepares
Siddhartha spots the medicant!
Siddhartha spots the mendicant!
The Middle School Group recites Gathas they composed
The Middle School Group recites Gathas they composed

 

The Middle School Group recites Gathas they composed
The Middle School Group recites Gathas they composed
Two Middle Schoolers prepare to join the High School Group, waiting below
Two Middle Schoolers prepare to join the High School Group, waiting below
The High School Group plays "The Game of Life." Contestants are shown here
The High School Group plays “The Game of Life.” Contestants are shown here
High School Group "Game of Life" judges
High School Group “Game of Life” judges
Ice Cream Social afterward, on the Dharma House front lawn
Ice Cream Social afterward, on the Dharma House front lawn
Ice Cream Social afterward, on the Dharma House front lawn
Ice Cream Social afterward, on the Dharma House front lawn
We also had a "Potlatch" in the front room. Here a member snags a pot!
We also had a “Potlatch” in the front room. Here a member snags a pot!
Ice Cream Social afterward, on the Dharma House front lawn
Ice Cream Social afterward, on the Dharma House front lawn
Ice Cream Social afterward, on the Dharma House front lawn, and a visit from an old friend
Ice Cream Social afterward, on the Dharma House front lawn, and a visit from an old friend