Salam, good day. Hope everyone of you, my dear readers are in good condition. Another half of January left in the calendar, how did you kick start your 2012? As for myself, it feels like I was on the fifth gear now! haha... I started the year with a very tight schedule which I'm used to have but I still manage to go out for badminton and a 5km run, which I love to do. Although it is a lot of work and activity, you would be very happy once the job has been done. Actually it is only the matter of time. Once you done with the job then the tough gets going. However if the job is undone, then the going gets tough! haha... Let's pray for the good and hope all comes good too, Bismillah:)
Today, Chung Hwa Middle School marks their 90th anniversary. I'm not so sure if this is oldest
school in Brunei Darussalam but this is another benchmark for the school who have done the nation proud in many areas. (Image: bruneidaily file)
I send my kids there too, now Zahra' is in Year 2 .
Sa'adah is in Kindergarten 3, she's active with her dancing class.
The Chung Hwa Middle School is a non-government, independent, public-funded Chinese school, established in 1922 by the Chinese community of Brunei. The school is the largest private school in Bandar Seri Begawan. It provides a trilingual (Chinese, English and Malay) learning environment while adhering to the national education policy. Actually the school has three divisions - the Kindergarten, Primary School and Secondary School. Enrollment is approximately 3,500 students looked after by a teaching and non-teaching staff of around 200. The school's main financial resource is derived from student school fees, other fixed income as well as contributions and donations of the Chinese Community in the country. The twenty nine member Board of Directors form a panel of the highest authority in the school. Click here for CHMS BSB official website.
In 1972, the school was honoured when Al-Marhum Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa'adul Khairi Waddin consented to officiate the 50th school anniversary. At the same time, a four-storey building was completed to cater for the needs of its secondary students.
To provide quality education to Tiong Hwa community in Brunei, Kapitan China Ong Boon Pang and few dignitaries, after much effort, established a school called York Choi School in 1918. The school had a humble start where it only rented a two-story shop lot as its classroom without a building of its own.
In 1922, the school was named Chung Hwa School and only 16 years later in 1938, the school made a major breakthrough with its own premises situated at Jalan Bendahara. (Source: Chung Hwa Middle School official website).
The Brunei Times.
The Brunei Times.
One dangerous job!
Max Category Champion, Harith bin Pehin Dato Aziz .
Open Class Category Champion, Chan Key Hong.
Pg Alam, the man responsible to start and finish the race!
RTB sports caster taking various angle for the best shots.