The Dharma School welcomed the new academic year on Sunday, September 10. We were so happy to see
everyone again! And, if you know of any family who might be interested in joining our Dharma School, please encourage them to come and experience one of our classes — it’s not too late!
DHARMA SCHOOL CLASSES
The Dharma School classes for 2023-2024 are as follows:
Preschool: Curt Fukuda, Tracey Mukoyama and Joann Yamani
Kindergarten and 1st Grade: Frances Sawamura, Reiko Tsuchida and Traci Inouye
2nd and 3rd Grades: Diane Umemoto and Toshiko Uyehara
4th and 5th Grades: Joan Aoki and Sharon Tsukahara
6th, 7th and 8th Grades: Carol Yonemura and Debby Inenaga
High School: Alex Musselman and Cori Kumamoto
We would also like to acknowledge our librarians, Jeanne Ohara and Marie Ochi-Jacobs.
DHARMA SCHOOL CABINET
The MVBT Dharma School Cabinet for 2023-2024 is:
Superintendent: Brent Izutsu
Dharma Education Coordinator: Carol Yonemura
Secretary: Norman Paris
Treasurer: Kim Tsuchida
Registrar: Donna Weeks
Dharma School Communications: Randy Sato
Taiko Coordinator: Joy Tanaka
Parent Coordinator: As mentioned in the Dharma School Parents’ Meeting also held on Sunday, September 11, we were unable to recruit a Parent Coordinator again this year. It is a position that has been vacant for the last few years, but would be great to fill now as we find a new cadence for our activities. To learn more, please contact Brent Izutsu.
Sunday, September 24: Sangha Day Picnic at Mountain View Buddhist Temple
Sunday, October 1: High School Class chairs Service
Sunday, October 15: 4th and 5th Grade Class chairs Service
Sunday, October 23: 2nd and 3rd Grade Class chairs Service
Sunday, October 30: Dharma School Halloween Parade
Welcome Back Service Refreshments
Thank you to Sharon Tsukahara for coordinating with MVBT Zones 12 and 13 the after-service refreshments on September 10. The guava and chocolate duo mousse cakes AND the ice cream floats were a special treat!
Dharma School Superintendent