5,000 novices join monks to pay
respect to slain southern colleagues
Sectarian violence returns to Thailand
January 30 was Novices Day for the Buddhist community,
when Buddhist monks and novices from Chiang Mai, Mae Hong Son and Lamphun
provinces gathered for communal prayers and discussions. They came to Wat
Suan Dok to offer their condolences for those Buddhist priests and novices
killed in the violence in the South of Thailand.
Prem to host
CMAC athletics meet
This Saturday Feb. 7 Prem will host the annual CMAC
athletics meet. Participating schools will include Grace, NIS, Prem, Lanna
Students young and old are already hard at work training
for their chosen events. Events will include the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m
as well as the long jump, the high jump, the shot put, the discus, the 4x100
relay and (for the grand finale!) a Mom’s race and a Dad’s race.