Dear Parents & Students
Welcome back! We, at Ara Schools hope that all of you have had a super year end holiday and are back fresh and ready to start work for the new academic year of 2010! We would like to extend a warm welcome to all the new students who have joined us and Assistant Trainee Teacher, Ms Saleha in the Primary Section.
Attached is the school calendar for 2010.
Some of you would have seen our alfresco cafeteria coming up. We have a lady called Molly who is prepared to come in to run it as soon as it is ready. Molly is experienced in the food business having run her own food outlet in Kuala Lumpur before she moved to Johor Bahru. She is prepared to bring in breakfast from 7.40 am and will be preparing freshly cooked food for break and lunch.
The ECA list is for this year is attached. Please fill in the extra-curricular activities that your child/children will be taking. Once an option is selected the student should remain in the chosen activities for the academic year. Any changes should be given to the ECA teacher in writing as marks are given for extra activities taken and these will contribute to the final overall mark at the end of the academic year. Kindly return the filled forms to the office by this Thursday 14th January. ECA’s will start on Monday, 18th January. Kindly inform your child/childrens’ transporter of the relevant pick up time.
Swimming is compulsory. Attendance will be marked and this will contribute to the overall mark at the end of the year. Swimming classes will start this week. Please note the relevant swimming days for your child/children and ensure he/she is equipped with the appropriate swimming attire and proper equipment.
We wish everyone a Good Year ahead for 2010.