We hope everyone has enjoyed the term break. It's almost time to begin our new term. The start and end of the day can be a busy time in school. Our Parent's Association(PA) have put together this helpful video guide on road etiquette in school.
Yesterday was the last day of term. Everyone was in the mood for fun. We had a variety of student performances in school. It was also Teacher Appreciation Day our students really showed how grateful they are for their teachers efforts. Although, the students took no prisoners when they won the hotly contested staff vs students Captain Ball game. We everyone enjoys the term break!
Last Friday, our Secondary students treated us to a fantastic performance of the Lion King in school. Our students have clearly been working hard to put together this production. All who attended were thoroughly entertained with our students efforts. Well done to all the cast & crew along with our staff involved in this production.
Recently our Year 10 students from Sungai Buloh campus went on a trip to the Pelagong Homestay in Seremban, Negeri Sembilan. It was great a opportunity to take part in a variety of cultural experiences. One of which included learning this dance called the "Tarian Piring", which is traditionally performed to welcome dignitaries.
Well done to our latest batch of students who completed their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze & Silver Awards today. They braved the jungle learned to cook & camp and spent countless hours taking part in a range of activities for service, skill & physical. Hopefully they picked up plenty of useful life skills for the future.
This afternoon two of our former Head Prefects, Esha Mardikar & Yelin Kim, came back to school. They shared their experiences on options for further education with our Year 11 students in a session. We would also like to congratulate Yelin, who will be heading off to UC Berkeley, and Esha will be going to University of Rochester in New York later this year. Congratulations to both of them!
This morning parents and staff were feeling rather poetic. The theme for today's Parents Association(PA) coffee morning was the spoken word. Participants in the workshop had to create their own poetry. Many thanks to the PA for arranging this activity.
Normally, Sundays are eerily quiet in elc. However yesterday our Sungai Buloh campus was a hive of activitiy. We welcomed over 300 people in school for the St John Ambulans State Level First Aid & Home Nursing Competition. Skills were demonstrated in a range of activities including theory, first aid and with simulated casulties. Winning teams will go to represent Selangor at the National Level competition.
Students from both our campuses were competing in the U13 FOBISIA Games last weekend in Phuket Thailand. It was a real test of our students sporting abilities as they were up against numerous other International Schools from across Asia. They did fantastic and brought back to school plenty medals, well done elc!
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Today, we held our Education Fair we had 36 different Universities and colleges from Malaysia and the UK taking part. It was great opportunity for students discover the various options for their future education. We were also pleased to welcome students from our Cyberjaya who came to visit the fair.
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Last week our students were very creative in bringing to life Fine Arts Day. We have some photos to share with you all. To view more click the image above. We also have a copy of Blue House captain, Joseph Dela Luna's, fantastic opening address. To read it click the button below.
It certainly has been a busy week in Sungai Buloh. Yesterday, our Year 11 students held our first ever cheer-leading competition. All students were very enthusiastic and creative. Here are some highlights.
Earlier this week students from Year 9, 10 & 11 took part in the University of St Andrews Maths Challenge.
The University is Scotland's oldest and most highly ranked institution and the Challenge is part of its initiative to promote Mathematics in schools. The Challenge also serves as a great platform for students to demonstrate both their mathematical and competitive capabilities. The challenge was organised in conjunction with the ASA Overseas Education Specialist.
Today we were very fortunate to have the Royal Malaysian Police hold an open day in Sungai Buloh. There were talks on cyber safety, K-9 Unit demonstrations and Police Vehicles on show. Students & staff enjoyed the activities especially those lucky enough to sound the police siren.
The Parents Association(PA) would like to thank all parents who registered for today's this fun "Paint 'n Brew" session conducted by our elc secondary parent, Mrs Erica Wee. Everyone started with a blank canvas and left with their own creation. Thank you Mrs Wee for showing us our inner Picasso and van Gogh and of course to all our elc Sungai Buloh parents who participated and for sharing their hidden talents.
Congratulations to our U13 Boys team who were ISAC Plate champions for Basketball and Football. Also well done to our U13 Girls who came 3rd place for Basketball in the ISAC Plate.
We have recently launched new features for our parent portal, which allow parents to more closely follow their child's progress in school. This Friday 22nd at 9am, we are hosting a workshop in school for parents to learn more about how the new features work.
We still have space left for the workshop. If any parents would like to attend please RVSP by emailing Mr Gavin here.
For those of you whose missed it our very first Alumni Newsletter, entitled Present Perfect, it can be accessed by clicking the image above. It features great stories of past students experiences at elc and successes after leaving school. Special thanks must go to Mrs Chong for her efforts on this project.
Keep your eyes peeled for our next edition of Alumni News will be coming out later this year.
The Secondary mid-year exams timetables are ready and your child will be given a copy of them shortly. The written exam days have three sessions: morning, mid-day and afternoon.
Please note the following exam protocol:
1. The school day begins as normal at 8.10 am. All students are expected to be present throughout the day till school ends at 3.30 pm.
2. Students must be in their school uniform, not the PE kit during the exams. This includes the school shoes (not trainers) and the school cardigan, if it is required.
3. All writing materials used must be kept in a clear plastic bag. Do ensure that calculators and other equipment required are with your child for specific exams.
4. Exam procedures and protocols will be explained to all students by their homeroom teacher after the Chinese New Year break.
If your child is absent for an exam a 'make-up' paper is not given. Instead your child will be given the exam paper to write on an unofficial basis. Feedback given at a later date. Your child's report will denote 'Abs' for the said exam.
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This term some of our Secondary students had the opportunity to take part in the Young International Traders Programme. The course aimed to give students business skills and ideas to become successful future entrepreneurs. Today our students received recognition for their efforts in taking part in this programme.
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We are very proud to congratulate our students who received awards at the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards Ceremony recently for IGCSE exam results.
Victor Lim Top in Malaysia for Accounting.
Kirsten See Best Across 8 Subjects and Top in Malaysia for First Language English.
Kaleshver Sangar & Kloe Xavier both Top in Malaysia for Foreign Language Malay.
Xynn Yen Chia Top in the World for Foreign Language Mandarin Chinese.
Last week staff from both our campuses involved in the Duke of Edinburgh Award(DofE) and eJASS programs met Mr Ravi in Cyberjaya. It was a opportunity to take stock of the success both programs have had across our school in recent years and plan for the future. Staff also held a sharing session on risk assessment to aid future planning for outdoor activities.
If you would like more information on the DofE or eJASS programs please contact Mr Kumar.
Our U15 FOBISIA Games team are currently competing in Phuket Thailand. Today the track and field events were taking place. We are pleased to say our students have won medals for a variety of events including 100m, 200m, 400m, 800m, Relay, Discus, Javelin, Triple Jump & Long Jump.
There are more events taking place over the coming days. So hopefully we will have more successes to share with you all.
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Today, our latest batch of students began the Duke of Edinburgh(DofE) International Award program. This time we have 20 students undertaking the Bronze Award, 3 students for the Silver Award, lastly we have the first ever elc students taking the Gold Award. We wish them all good luck with the program.
If you would like more information on the DofE program in school please contact our Director of Student Welfare, Mr Kumar, at this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Earlier this week, Year 9 student Thamini presented a special assembly to her fellow students to commemorate Remembrance Day for World War 1. We have a short clip to share of her presentation.
We were very fortunate today to have a talk to our Secondary students from YouTube star Jin Lim, better known as Jinnyboy. Many thanks to our Parents Association for helping to arrange this.
This year's FOBISIA Math Competition was unique and different from others. An online competition was introduced that consisted of 2 components – the Individual and a group Video challenge.
The individual challenge consisted of 4 stages, each with 5 questions to complete – Starter, Bronze, Silver and Gold. The starter challenge was to prepare a participant for the following challenges. Each participant had 3 attempts to successfully complete each level. Throughout the competition, we learned so much from the interesting word problems and complex ideas. We truly enjoyed this online challenge and if opportunity were to arise again, we will definitely take part.
By Anitej Palur & Kaushal Agarwal.
Congratulations to our latest batch of students to complete their Duke of Edinburgh International Award(DofE). On this occasion, we had a mix of students who achieved Bronze and Silver awards. Hopefully, they will continue with the award and perhaps we will see the first ever elc Gold award achieved!
Yesterday we welcomed a delegation of Korean Duke of Edinburgh(DofE) award leaders to the school. They are currently on a study tour of Malaysia and came to visit elc. Our students performed and explained what they have gain from DofE. Alongside this, Mr Kumar gave a presentation on how DofE operates in our school and the success it has gained.
Last week some of our budding artists attended the Art Expo Malaysia. Celebrating its 12th edition in 2018 it is the longest-running international art fair in Southeast Asia. This year's art fair was held at the MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC). It featured 65 reputable art galleries from 22 countries, exhibiting some 1,500 pieces of artworks under one roof.
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Following Ms Jessie's assembly yesterday, several secondary students took up the challenge of presenting 'clean plates' after their meal at break and lunch times. The photos say it all! Click on the image above to view more.
In addition, we also had two Year 11 students, Cassandra Lee and Hans Menon, giving a speech to raise awareness of World Food Day. They spoke during lunch in the canteen in front of a small crowd of supporters. Their message was heard loud and clear in the midst of the usual hustle and bustle of the school lunch crowd.
Today we celebrated World Food Day in school. Ms Jessie gave an interesting assembly to remind our students to be grateful for how fortunate they are. Alongside this, she challenged our students to try and make a difference. Here are some highlights of her assembly.
Last Friday, Ms Geetanjali held her latest workshop for Secondary students. This time the theme was decision making. Students appeared to enjoy the hands on activities in the workshop.
Our next workshop will take place on 9th November. It will be open to students from Year 7 to Year 9. Places are limited those who wish to register, please email email@example.com
Coming up next week our latest workshop run by Ms Geetanjali will take place. This is open to Year 10 & 11 students. To register for the workshop, please send her an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Maximum intake is 20 students.
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Our google calendar has now been updated with all term 1 school events. Alongside this, all sports fixtures for this academic year are also listed. To view the calendar click the image above. Those with Gmail accounts can follow the calendar by clicking the plus sign. This will allow you to receive alerts on forthcoming school events.
Last Saturday our some of our students took part in the ISAC U13 cross country running event. They all pushed themselves hard, but special mention goes to Haruka who finished 9th overall.
Our Parents Association(PA) held their first coffee morning social of the year. It is a great opportunity for elc parents to meet up. Today we were fortunate to welcome Global Doctors for a special CPR session.
The British Council's Study UK Malaysia Exhibition will be coming soon on 20 and 21 October the event is open to students and parents to attend at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
This year, there are 50 exhibitors presenting. There will be a series of seminars and activities suitable for anyone from any levels of study. These informative seminars are delivered by UK institutions and our partners such as IELTS and TalentCorp Malaysia. Furthermore there are a variety of scholarships worth up to MYR1 million on offer. If you wish to find out more, visit www.bit.ly/StudyUKExpo
This afternoon Ms Geetanjali held the first of our free workshops this year for Secondary students. Today's theme was Believe In Yourself. It involved a variety of fun activities to help gain a better understanding and positive outlook on life. To view more photos click on the image above.
For more information on our forthcoming workshops this term please check this page here
Today we held a Mufti Day for our students. Those who were willing to make a donation to charity were allowed to dress up. The theme was Disney, which some of our students really embraced.
Our Houses have been busy with their first challenge of the year. They were tasked with creating a motto for their House. This motto had to be imaginatively displayed on their notice boards along with info on the key House members. All Houses have done a brilliant job of decorating their boards. However, special mention must go to the winners Yellow Eagles, well done Eagles!
To view photos of all our boards click on the image above.
The Parents' Association, we would like to cordially invite all parents to join us for our next Coffee Morning. The details are as follows:
Date: 25th September 2018
Time: 8.30am till 11.00am
Venue: Valencia Clubhouse (upstairs function room)
We are excited to have the Global Doctors team from Mont Kiara, to come in to conduct a CPR session.
As places are limited we would appreciate if you could RSVP here
Should you require further details or have any questions please do not hesitate in contacting us at email@example.com.
Kimberley van Luit
Earlier this week our Year 10 & 11 students had their first talk of this academic year. We were pleased to welcome to school, Maureen Fitzgerald, the IB programme coordinator from St Joseph's school. This hopefully gave our students fresh perspective on their options for the future.
Our Head of Secondary, Mrs Chong, held our first assembly of the new academic year. Here are some highlights of the assembly. She shared with our students the tragic story of the plastic whale. It reinforced why recycling is important and encouraged our students to try and make a difference themselves.
Congratulations to our top performers in this years IGCSE exams.
This morning we held our first Upper Primary assembly of the new academic year. We recognised the fantastic efforts of our students who were present for every school day last term. Well done to all the students who achieved this feat.