Dear Parents and Students
Welcome back, everyone! We hope all are well rested and ready for hard work and fun. The second half of the year is very important especially for those who will be taking the major examinations – IGCSE, SPM and UPSR. So students, do work hard especially on your weak subjects.
Recently, the newspapers have reported disturbing news on the kidnapping of children. This is a major concern for schools and parents as well. We have already stepped up on security as of last term with teachers on duty daily and office staff on the alert. Besides this, the Maintenance staff have also been posted at various points, equipped with walkie-talkies during certain critical periods of the day. The last security company was unsatisfactory and was changed again. Two guards will be on duty on school days at …
Back To School
Welcome back to school! We hope you all are well rested and ready for another term of hard work and fun. We also have a few new comers to the school. We would like to wish a warm welcome to Quinten and Tamon who have joined Year 2, Hinaki who has joined Year 1 of the primary international school.
This year, the Parents- Teachers day will be held on Saturday, 29 June. We look forward to meeting and discussing your child’s/children’s progress from 9.00 am to 12 noon. Refreshments will be served at Block No. 23 in the Art Room. All are welcome!
It is reported that the haze situation in Johor Bahru is expected to worsen in the coming days. It is very unfortunate that the unhealthy air does not permit outdoor activities so we are …
Dear parents, Due to the high fluctuation of PSI reading, we will try to keep your children indoors and refrain from outdoor activities. If possible please provide your children with masks and avoid outside activities. The school will remain open unless adviced by the ministry. Sri Ara Schools.
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FIRST TERM BREAK
The first term break will begin next week 12 March. We hope that students will use this time wisely to look into their studies.
FUND RAISER / YOUNG ENTERPRENUER’S DAY
There will be a fund raiser next term on Saturday, 14th April here at the school grounds. The idea was mooted last year by the teachers and is aimed at encouraging our students to take part in raising funds as an ongoing project. Part of the funds will go to a charitable fund that the SRC normally will contribute to at the end of the year.
Some of the parents have offered to chip in and help, we are happy to say through the Sri Ara Schools Parent Group.
The SASP have a dedicated e-mail at saspgroup[at]gmail.com. Please contact them and support our project and make this a success.
Further information on …
Dear Parents & Students
JAPANESE DISASTER FUND
We are very pleased and proud that the students of the school have, from the smallest to the biggest, exhibited compassion for those struck by the disaster and devastation that hit Japan recently. The Students have come up with marvellous ideas to help and we would like to do our best to encourage their compassion and desire to come to the aid of others in times of such despair.
As mentioned in our earlier newsletter, the Sri Ara Students (“Araians”) through “Mufti Week” have raised just over RM600/-.
The main event, however for the charity drive for the Japan Disaster Fund will be the Food, Fun Fair and Jumble Sale, this Saturday, 9th April.
We are very positive of a very healthy turnout as several hundred ‘flyers’ have been distributed and posters posted in condominiums, restaurants, cafeterias, clinics, …