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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Donna's First Time Internship

Last May-June 2018 Donna had an internship in K9 kennel in Ciputat, Tangerang. The kennel own by Pak Tatung and Vet Siti Maisaroh. Although the kennel location is far from our house, we still choose that place because I'm sure Donna can learn many things there.
Here are some photos when Donna was there:

With Vet Siti Maisaroh






Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Last Year Music Events

Last year there were 3 events Donna joined. First was BimTek Musik, a music workshop by Kemendikbud, 30 Oct-1 Nov 2017, where she represented Banten province. She met students from all around Indonesia, and learnt a lot there about different Indonesia's culture and how to  make a team work with different kinds of abilities. She brought her flute in that event. This is the song her group made : "Kita Harus Bersatu"

The second was her piano competition, a piano classic open competition held by CDE Music School.
And the third was her first rank in flute and piano from her music school, Gloriamus Music School.

The trophies.



Wednesday, October 4, 2017

August 2017 Flute Concert


Last August was a very busy month. Donna had two flute concerts and one piano seminar. The concert preparation itself took many practicing days because it's not a solo concert. The first one was with Gloriamus Youth Orchestra and the other one was a flute ensemble.  The flute ensemble was a new experience for her, where almost all player were flutist.

The first concert was held on August 9, in TIM (Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta) in collaboration with  Kementrian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan (Ministry of Education and Culture affairs):










































The second one was held on August 17, on our independence commemoration day.

Playing in trio formation.































Any Cozy Place could be Our Classroom

Donna has been joining a private literature & academic writing class since last month.  So on Wednesdays we always go to Donna's English class in the late morning, having lunch out then directly to her flute class. When Donna is having her English class, Liza also has her "class" as I always bring a folding desk and some learning materials.
As homeschoolers, any cozy place could be our classroom ^^


Before & after lunch, our table in the restaurant could be Donna's desk

Monday, June 12, 2017

From Charlotte Mason's Formation of Character









Written by Indonesian Charlotte Masoner,  Ellen Kristin, this article reminds me what my kids' paediatrician and psychologist said years ago. That kids should stay close to Nature. Animals and Plants are parts of Nature.