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Amina F. Big congratulations are in order for Amina, the Hikari Ryuza Center’s newest “Student of the Quarter!”  Amina has earned her position through hard work, dedication, maturity, and kindness toward her fellow students. We interviewed her so everyone could get to know her a little better. Without further ado, we present: Amina! Interview, Read More

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Jon W. Has been chosen as Hikari Ryuza Center’s “Student of the Quarter” He is a bright, articulate, polite young man and his recognition was based off of his focus, dedication, and most of all humility in class. We are proud of what a role model he has become for his classmates. We interviewed, Read More

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HAILEY D. Has been chosen as Hikari Ryuza Center’s “Student of the Quarter” Her recognition was based off of her extremely focused dedication in class, and as such has become a role model for her classmates. We interviewed her so everyone could get to know her a little better. Without further ado, we present:, Read More

Martial Arts Teach Non-Violence

Martial arts training, when it is taught properly, as in, it involves an emphasis on character building, leads to improved self-esteem, confidence, respect, and self-discipline, as well the ability to defend oneself and/or others unable to defend for themselves against potential physical harm. How does that relate to non-violence? By developing the qualities listed, Read More

Promotional Ceremony

Tonight’s the night to find out if you passed your grading or not! And, to celebrate our classmates moving forward together in this great journey of life and learning! After the promotion, we will head over to Players Pizza to continue the festivities. All family members and friends are welcome to attend!!!

Graduation

During my graduation ceremony from Sierra College, one of the key speakers made a profound impact on me. I’m sad to say I don’t remember her name, but her words and emotion I will never forget. It was one of those moments when you are unexpectedly pulled out of the mundane and feel intimately, Read More