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Co-Curriculum Award Ceremony
The schoolannual Co-Curriculum Award Ceremony was held on Thursday, 11 November, 2010.Our VIP guest of honour, YB Raja Datin Seri Salbiah binti Tengku Nujumudin,wife of the Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan graced the occasion.In her keyaddress, YB Raja Datin Seri expressed pleasant surprise and pleasure at thepresentation of a video recording of her student days in ACS.
She thanked the principal and the school administration for the greatlengths at which the meticulous video documentation of her was done. Amongother things, she advised students to excel both in academic and co-curricularactivities. She then awarded certificates and cash prizes to students forco-curricular excellence.
She also contributed her personal cash rewardsto students from all categories for bringing glorious victories for ACS atdistrict, state, national and international level competitions. As an expression of gratitude, our principalpresented her with a basket of fruits and a portrait of her drawn by one of ourteachers.
The event ended with a sumptuous buffet lunch cooked specially for YB Raja Datin Seri by amember of our staff, Madam Siti Zabedah binti Abdul Manaf.
Tristan Chang Juin Han represented Malaysia in the MartialArts Competition, held in Shanghai, China on 18 November 2010. The event wasorganized by the World Chin Woo Martial Arts and Culture Assembly. He won aSilver Medal in the ‘Hand Martial’category and a Gold Medal in the ‘LegMartial’ category. In recognition to his contributions towards Wushusports, the Negeri Sembilan State Government awarded him a Certificate ofAppreciation and RM 500 from the Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan. ACSians areproud of him.
Registration of New Form One Students
The registrationof new Form One and Remove class students was carried out on 31 December 2010.The Principal addressed these new comers together with their parents on issuesof school rules and disciplinary matters. It is hoped that these young liveslive up to the school’s aspirations and be the new torch bearers of ACS.
The Form One andForm Four students had their orientation program on 5 - 6 January 2011. Amongother things, they were briefed on the school’s infrastructure, school rules,academic and co-curricular matters. The Form Four students were introduced tonew Science and Arts stream subjects. They were advised to make careful decisionsin matters pertaining to the choice of subjects available to them for the SPMnext year.
A massive ‘gotong royong’ was carried out on 7 January 2011after the long December school holidays. Students were busy cleaning up theirrespective classrooms and corridors from 7.30am.-9.00am. It was fun time forthem as well.
Class Monitor’s Leadership Course
A leadershipcourse for class monitors from the morning session was conducted by our schoolcounselors on 17 January 2011 at theschool library. Participants were briefed on leadership qualities andresponsibilities entrusted to them. It is hoped that these young leaders willcarry out their duties without fear or favour.
In conjunction with the Chinese New Year, ACS organized a calligraphy competition forall students and teachers on 27 January 2011. It was indeed an exciting eventand the response was overwhelming. Participants took part in writing Chinesecharacters as well as Tamil and Jawi characters. Our Principal gave away prizesto the winners.
Chinese New Year Celebration Night
The Chinese Language Society of ACS held a Chinese New Yearcelebration night on 12 February 2011. Invitation was extended to all membersof the ACS community. The event kicked off at 7.30 p.m. with culturalpresentations, songs and dances. Our Principal Mr. Thong Kok Chaw graced theoccasion. Also present were members of the administrative and academic staff. Itwas indeed a fun-filled night
The 1stfire drill for this year was held on 18 February 2011. Ademonstration on how to use the fire extinguisher and to put out a fire wasgiven by Mr. Redzuan bin A. Aziz. Students were commended on their swift andorderly mobility to the basketball court and for complying with the routesdesignated for them by the school. Students were also briefed on safety measures,emergency exits and escape routes in the event of a fire.
A freak storm wreaked havoc in ACS on 28 February 2011 after a torrential down pour late thatevening. The main stairway, walkways and basketball court were littered withblown off roof tiles, branches, toppled potted plants and all kinds of otherdebris. The morning of the aftermath shocked all ACSians. A massive cleanup andrepair works was carried out immediately. We thank our Principal Mr. Thong KokChaw for his effective and immediate response in addressing the wreckage caused.
PIBG Annual General Meeting
The ACS Parents Teachers’ Association (PIBG) held its 38th Annual GeneralMeeting on 5 March 2011. Our Guest of Honour, Miss Rebecca Beckus graced the occasion. Among other things, shegave away certificate of excellence and cash prize to top scorers of the PMR2010.Lunch was served at 12.30 pm. Thereafter the PIBG meeting was held. The meeting was adjourned at 2.00pm
Latihan Rumah Sukan
Latihan rumah sukan telah bermula mulai 22/03/2011hingga 28/04/2011 bertempat di Padang SMK St. Paul Seremban. Tarikh KejohananOlahraga Tahunan ialah 28/06/2011 bertempat di Stadium TAR, Paroi. Rumah Baileydan Rumah Jones akan berlatih pada hari Selasa manakala Bowmar dan Summers pulapada hari Khamis jam 8.30-9.45 pagi (Sidang Petang) dan 2.30-3.45petang (Sidang Pagi). Kehadiran semua pelajar diwajibkan dengan memakai pakaiansukan. Disiplin sekolah terkawal.
Ceramah Anti Dadah
Unit Bimbingan dan Kaunseling Sekolah telah menganjurkan ceramah antidadah pada 28/03/2011 bertempat di tapak perhimpunan. En. Basharuddin Bin Said telah memberi ceramah ini. Melalui ceramah ini, murid telah mendapat kesedarantentang bahayanya dadah.
Inter School Christian Fellowship
A combined Christian Fellowship for Seremban Schools was held on 2 April 2011 at the Methodist Youth Centre. The theme ‘Father Heart of God’ was indeed befitting the event. The guest speaker from Scripture Unionaddressed the participants. The principle Mr. Thong Kok Chaw, Senior Assistant1 and Senior Assistant of Co-curricular Affairs graced the occasion. We thankMiss Ng Mui Ching for organizing the event.
Majlis pelantikan Pembimbing Rakan Sebaya telah diadakan pada 04/04/2011 di tapak perhimpunan. Falsafah PRS ialah “membantu diri untuk membantu orang lain”. Seramai 10 orang murid telah dilantik.
Carnival Bahasa Tamil
ACS hosted theSeremban District Zone 2 Tamil Language Carnival on 2 April 2011. An array of Tamil Literary and Language activities were carried out and attractive prizes were awarded to winners.
The Discipline Week was launched by our Principal on11 April 2011. Talks were given by invited personnels on antinarcotics and the penalty of drug abuse. An exhibition on the history of thepolice force was held at the Methodist Centre. ACS student motorcyclists werecaught off guard when traffic police made their rounds on the school groundsfor a surprise spot-check. It is hoped that ACSians adhere to the law always
The Methodist Court as it was then………
The glorious transformation of the Methodist Court to the Pusat Kegiatan Ko-Kurikulum.
ACSians owe ourgratitude to the Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan for his noble role in escalating this project and officiating its opening on 10 May 2011. Thank you Dato’ Seri.
Into the annals of ACS history. . . .
An air of excitement and anticipation filled the dawn of Tuesday, 10 May 2011 for the ACS community….. the Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan, Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan was coming to our school for the ‘Official Opening and Handing Over Ceremony’ of the Pusat Kegiatan KoKurikulum.
Our principal, together with the many VVIP gave the MB a rousing welcome to the accompaniment of kompang beats steeped in ceremony and protocol. Led by bunga mangga and bunga paha bearers,the MB and his entourage made their way to the PKK while acknowledging our academic and non-academic staff who had lined along the route to honour him.
The ceremony geared towards a more serious tone when the principal-par excellence, Mr. Thong Kok Chaw addressed the audience. Among other things, he stressed on the school’s vision and mission whilst highlighting our students academic and co-curricular achievements at district, state, national and international levels. He also highlighted the various infrastructure and facilities constantly upgraded andprovided in ACS to ensure holistic and quality education for our students. Hisvision for a Multimedia Room and a Projector Room whilst upgrading the existing classrooms is a project he hopes to undertake and accomplish in the near future.
The Director of Education, Tuan Abdul Halim bin Abdul Razak then addressed the audience. In his speech, he highlighted academic andco-curricular achievements in Negeri Sembilan schools and encouraged students to actively participate in both these fields for a holistic education. He also motivated parents to be pro-active in their children’s education to ensuresuccess.
The most awaited moment arrived and to the eager anticipation of the audience, the MB spoke. He expressed sheer joy at the huge success of the school in both academic and co-curricular activities and went onto joke that ACS was not known for high profile victories during his school days! Among other things, he highlighted the multi faceted role played by schools today that have taken a new dimension with constant transformation and equipping students to assimilate into the globally challenging world. The audience especially students were all ears to the MB’s inspiring speech. He ended his speech by challenging students to excel in their entireschool endeavor and make their school life a memorable one.
The MB then presented a mock cheque of RM10,000 to our principal who in turn presented him with an authentic batik painting created by one of our teachers, Madam Azizah binti Ahmad.
The MB upon receiving this batik painting requested for Madam Azizah to come up to the stage where he personally thanked her for her painstaking masterpiece.
Then the MB awarded top SPM and PMR scorers with acertificate and cash prize individually. He also gave his personal cash gifts to all these elated recipients who went up stage together with a parent.
Deafeninga applause from the audience continued as the MB and his entourage was then ushered out of the PKK by the principal to the Methodist Centre where he signed the ‘Guests Book’. The MB then toured the exhibition centre whichshowcased students’ art and craft, products made by the school Young Entrepreneurs,exhibits showing our school Scouts’ craftsmanship skills and exhibits from theschool Red Crescent Society.
The final leg ofthe MB’s historic visit was to the school hall where guests, visitors and a host of VVIP and ACS staff awaited patiently for the MB to a sumptuous banquet lunch.
More PhotosOf Menteri Besar’s Visit
Teachers Day Celebration
The school level Teachers Day Celebration which coincided with the National Level Celebration son 16 May 2011 was celebrated on a modest scale. In his key address in aspecial assembly held at the Pusat Kegiatan Kokurikulum, the principal highlighted the significant role and sacrificesof teachers in moulding young lives.
In keeping withthe tradition, teachers reaffirm their oath and sang the Guru Malaysia song.
The school choir then gave a presentation after which an aerobic session was conducted for interested teachers. The response from teachers was good amid the cheers from student spectators. The celebration culminated with a modest meal, courtesy of the principal and the canteen operators.
Pelancaran Hari Koperasi 2011
Perayaan hari koperasi sekolah telah mula disambutsejak tahun 1995. Bagi tahun 2011 Hari Koperasi Sekolah telah disambut denganbaik mulai 27 Jun hingga 30 Jun 2011. Objektif HKS mempromosikan kepada wargaACS tentang kewujudan koperasi sekolah dan nilai-nilai keusahawanan harusdipupuk dalam kalangan pelajar. Sepanjang minggu HKS telah adakan beberapaaktiviti seperti Pendidikan Kuiz , aktiviti Sosial Persatuan Pengguna dan Pertandingan Projek Keusahawananbertempat di Methodist Center.
Program Konvensyen Mini
Kelab Keusahawanan Koperasi Peringkat Sekolah 2011 telah mengadakan sambutan hari koperasi peringkat sekolah bertarikh 30 Jun 2011, masa 2.30 petang bertempat diperpustakaan.Tema tahun ini ialah “1Untuk Semua, Semua Untuk 1”. Objektif konvensyen mini ini diadakan untuk memupuk nilai-nilai keusahawanan seperti kreatif, inovatif,bijak mengambil peluang dan berani menanggung risiko dalam kalangan pelajar.
Program Semarak Teater Sekolah Menengah 2011
Program ini telah diadakan di Glory Beach Resort, Port Dickson pada 24 Jun 2011. Peserta SMK Methodist ACSShazrin bin Zainurin dari 3 Bestari telah menerima Anugerah Perak peringkatKebangsaan.
1 Malaysia Run
On 2 July 2011, the 1 MalaysiaRun was held simultaneously for all schools in Malaysia. This event also made itsway into the Guiness Book of Malaysia Records for the largest number of runnersat a single time. In ACS, the event was flagged off at 7.20 am by our PrincipalMr.Thong Kok Chaw. Students and teachers participated and ran along thedesignated route. Security measures were stringent with patrol police on bikes.Students had games sessions after the 1Malaysia Run. Everyone enjoyedthemselves.
Art & Craft and Exhibits from Natural Resources
The Art & Craft and NaturalResources Exhibition was held on 7 July 2011 at the Methodist Center.The event was jointly organised by the Art & Craft and Geography panels.Students’ creativity and art & craft products as well as photographs &pictures of the wonders of the world were exhibited. The principal Mr.Thong KokChaw officiated the occasion. Acsians are indeed multi talented.
University of New South Wales English Test
The UNSW English Test was held on12 July 2011 at the ACS School Library. A total of 55 candidates, including anexternal candidate from SMK Chan Wa, Seremban, sat for this test. We are proud that 5 of our candidates scored the Distinction level pass while 12 othersscored Credit level pass. This indeed is a praise worthy feat which put these candidates as well as ACS on a world class platform. Well done.
Farewell lunch for Senoir Prefects
The Form 5 prefects of ACS werefeted to a sumptuous lunch on 16 July 2011 at the Royal Bintang Hotel,Seremban. It marked the grand finale to a role well played by them all. Tohonour them were our Principal par Excellence, Mr Thong Kok Chaw, SeniorAssstant 1, Madam Chuan Teik Mei, Senior Assitant of Students & Affairs,Madam Ooi Sow Lay, Senior Assitant of Co-Curicular Affairs , Madam SurinderKaur, the Afternoon Senior Assistant, Mr Chang Van Leong, the prefect mistresses,counsellors and discipline teachers.
The school annual sports was heldon 19 July 2011 at the Stadium Paroi, Seremban. Students unwound from theroutine classroom atmosphere and set free to enjoy themselves by participatingin various events. Trophies and medalswere given away to winners by our principal. Well done to all students and teachers for the months of preparation.
Freak Flood at PKK
On 1 August 2011, a freak floodwreaked havoc at the PusatKegiatan Kokurikulum after a torrential downpour. The floor wasinundated with water from the drainage surrounding the PKK. The floods calledfor immediate repairs in the drainage system and the principal took effectivemeasures to rectify the problem
Cash incentive to Excellent Students
On 1 August 2011, themorning and afternoon session first student from all classes were awardedRM50.00 each as an incentive by Miss Rebecca Backus, President of the ACS OldStudents Association. The incentive was given in a special meeting with MissBackus. Pulsating ACS extends its gratitude to ACSOSA for its kindcontribution. It is hoped that such incentives will motivate our students towork even harder.
Malaysia Day Celebration
The month long Independence Dayand Malaysia Day celebration which was launched on 1 August 2011 was officially declared close by our principal- par excellence, Mr.Thong Kok Chaw during the school assembly on 12 September 2011.The event culminated with the singing of patrotic songs and waving of little flags. Students turned up in colourful cultural costumes which added live tothe event. Classes resumed as normal thereafter.
Pesta Tang Lung
Persatuan Bahasa CinaSMK Methodist (ACS) telah menganjurkan ‘Pesta Tang Lung’ yang telah dirasmikan oleh GPK 1 Puan Chuan Teik Mei pada 8 September 2011 bertempat di Gelanggang Bola Keranjang. Pertama kalinya band sekolah ACS telah memberi persembahan yang sangat menarik pada malam itu. Kehadiran ahli-ahli PBC sungguh menggalakan. Bekas ahli PBC juga turut hadir bagi memeriahkan lagi majlis tersebut. Pada malam itu, para pelajar telah menunjukkan kebolehan merekadengan tarian-tarian, pertunjukkan magik, dan juga sketch yang amat menarik.PBC juga menjemput beberapa buah sekolah sebagai jemputan khas. AJK kelab dan persatuan ACS juga turut hadir pada malam itu. Tahniah PBC!! Teruskan usaha anda.
The Tamil Language Society of ACS organised the Kolam competition on 22 September 2011at the PKK. Response from participants was overwhelming. Students as well asteachers produced brilliant and creative works of art using coloured ricegrains. Prizes were given to winners from various categories. Pulsating ACS congratulates the advisor of the society, MadamSusheela Govindarajoo and her committeefor a job well done.
Majlis Anugerah Kecemerlangan Kokurikulum 2011
Majlis Anugerah Kecemerlangan Kokurikulum 2011 SMK Methodist (ACS) telah berlangsung pada 28 September 2011 bertempat di PKK. Encik Liew Kwek Onn, YDP PIBG telah merasmikan majlis ini. Ramai pelajar sekolah pulatelah mengambil bahagian dalam persembahan.
ACSians bade farewell and best wishes to
a) Madam Sree Lata Indran, the Head of Science and Mathematics Departement who retired on 27July 2011. Madam Sree Lata had served in ACS since 1986. Students who were taught by her remember her as a brilliant, hardworking and lovable teacher.
b) Mr. Ong Eng Hock - 11 January 2011
c) Mdm. Azizah Musa - 11 March 2011
d) Mdm. Ng SiewGeok - 11 March 2011
a) Mdm. Nik Zuraida binti. Fadir - 31 December 2010
b) Mdm. Rohani binti. Haji Saat - 4 April 2011
c) On 15 June 2011, the afternoon staff bade farewell to Madam Srivani and Miss Suganthini who had requested fortransfer to schools nearer to their homes. Pulsating ACS expresses its gratitude to them for their service.
a) Mr. Azman bin Abdul Kudus - 13 January 2011
A Warm Welcome
A Warm Welcome to our new staff:
Mr Sham BinSahat (Head of Language Department)
Miss Azma bintiMohamed Amin
Mr Redzuan binA. Aziz
Mdm Nur Adilabinti Tugi
Miss Nadiah bintiRamli
Mdm Zurina bintiMohamed Zakaria
Miss Suryani bintiSahamudin
Miss Nur Athirahbinti Mohd.Yasim
Miss Zuriyana bintiAbdullah
Mdm Siti Samsiahbinti Kamaruddin
Mdm Azyyati bintiMd Sariani
Miss Zuraidah bintiAbu Sudin
Miss Nurul Ain bintiZulbahari
Mr Zulraimizanbin Abdol Shukor
Miss Zunaizah binti Yahya
Miss Nurul Adilabinti Abdul Rahman
MissJayasugantini a/p Jaya Kumar
Miss NoorSyafina binti Zainal
Miss Khairunniza binti Rahmat
Mr Nisshanthan Dhanapalan
Miss Ng Jing Yong
Mr Low Man Kit
Private Computer Teacher:
Mdm Khairul Suzanna binti Abd Latif
Miss Ting SiewYiang
Miss Chua Ai Lim
Miss CorinaThong Sei Wan
Madam Maya Syahida bt MohdRasbini
Madam Puspa Hidayah bt Othman
Madam Nurfadila bt Hamzah
Madam Mahdatul Hana btMazauddin
Kem Tahunan Pengawas
Kem tahunan pengawas telah diadakan di INTI International University College, Nilai pada 18 dan 19 november 2011.Semua pengawas telah menghadiri kem ini.Tujuan kem ini adalah untuk menanam sifat kepimpinan dan disiplin dalam setiap individu.Kem ini telah berlangsung selama 2 hari dan 1 malam.
Laporan Jamboree Pengakap Antarabangsa yang ke-24 di Terengganu
Dari 18hb November 2011 hingga 25hb November 2011 seramai 12 ahli pengakap SMK Methodist (ACS) telah menyertai Jamboree Antarabangsa di Terengganu.Perkhemahan ini dibuka kepada semua pengakap Malaysia dan Negara lain.Ahli pengakap telah memperolehi banyak ilmu daripada aktiviti kem ini.Ahli pengakap haruslah menyertai perkhemahan-perkhemahan sebegini untuk menambahkan ilmu pengakap.
Laporan Jota dan Joti Negeri Sembilan Tahun 2011
Pada tarikh 13 November 2011, sekolah SMK Methodist (ACS) telah hantar 13 ahli pengakap ke JOTA DAN JOTI perkhemahan di Bukit Putus, Negeri Sembilan .Aktiviti ini bertujuan untuk memberi peluang kepada peserta untuk berinteraksi di peringkat antarabangsa melalui Radio Amaetur atau “Hem Radio” dan mengadakan aktiviti pengakap .Pengguna –pengguna radio Amaetur telah berhubung dengan rakan –rakan mereka diseluruh dunia melalui beberapa set frekuensi radio yang telah ditetapkan.
Majlis Restu SPM
Majlis ini diadakan pada 10 Nov 2011 di tapak bola keranjang . Majlis itu bermula pada pukul 7.30 pagi . Tuan Pengetua telah memberi ucapan khas yang menyuntik semangat pelajar yang bakal menduduki peperiksaan . majlis tersebut diakhiri dengan restu daripada semua guru ACS.
Kem Tahunan BSMM
Kem tahunan BSMM telah diadakan di SMK Methodist (ACS) Seremban, pada 25 dan 26 November 2011. Semua ahli BSMM yang terdiri daripada ahli Tingkatan 1 hingga Tingkatan 5 telah menyertai kem ini. Tujuan kem ini diadakan adalah untuk menanam sifat kepimpinan dalam diri setiap ahli dan mengeratkan hubungan sesama ahli BSMM. Pelbagai aktiviti yang menarik diadakan untuk menguji kemahiran dan kerjasama setiap ahli dalam kumpulan masing-masing. Peserta lelaki dan perempuan terbaik serta kumpulan terbaik juga dipilih dan diberi hadiah.
Annual Dinner 2011
The day to let loose your hair to a fun filled night- the Annual Staff Dinner!!. The event was held on 9.11.2011 at the Allson Kelana Resort, Seremban. Everyone came in their shimmering best. Dinner was served immediately after our principal’s short speech. Thereafter, an array of spectacular presentations from our talented staff followed. The Principal-par Excellence, Mr. Thong Kok Chaw awarded excellent achievement awards and gifts to teachers who had toiled for excellence. The night ended with many pleasantries shortly after 11.30 pm
Registration of New Form One and Remove Class Students.
Registration of new Form 1 and Remove class students took place at the Pusat Kegiatan KoKurikulum on 3.12.2011. The principal addressed them on issues pertaining to school rules and discipline matters. The new students together with their parents were all ears to the principal’s sound advice. It is hoped that these young lives will be nurtured with a holistic education and good values here in ACS.