Monday was the first day of school. Parents were required to accompany new students. Aanish and Ayaana are joining school in mid-term and we are all anxious. The drive to school is longer than expected (a 5-minute stop at a railroad crossing did not help matters either). The road (if you can call it that) to
None of this really matter when you pull up to the gates of the school. The school campus is gorgeous. You could be inside a palace or at a
We had the opportunity to attend the school assembly in the outdoor amphitheater. After the school prayer, the principal welcomed the students back to the new term. This was followed by a series of announcements followed by introductions of new teachers. The older boys were chided by a school official for their long hair. These students were told to return to school the next day with hair cuts or pay a visit to the school barber. The assembly ended with the Indian national anthem, which remarkably both Mona and I were able to recite from memory!