SMI 90th Sports Day, an update on physical development in St Michael's, SMI meet-the-parents day, the McDonald chairs in the foodcourt - how they came about, La Salle Centre (an update), how's our five-star toilet getting on, etc
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
|A group photo taken with the school administrators and the PIBG head Mr Joseph Michael Lee after the event to commemorate the 1st anniversary of the passing of Brother Vincent Corkery.|
|Parents turning up during the final of the inaugural The Great Michaelian Spelling Bee on April 29, 2017.|
|The blogger, administrators, PIBG head Mr Joseph Michael Lee at the Spelling Bee final.|
|Third former Lokman and eleven other finalists (between Form Two and Form Six) battling it out at the final.|
|The principal presenting a mock cheque to winner Master Karrtik. He also walked home with the Challenge Cup and a hamper worth RM150.|
|A screenshot of the event to remember the sad passing of Brother Vincent Corkery.|
|The family shot was taken at the Michaelian Military Band concert, "Espressivo" held at the Yuk Choy Primary School Hall on April 1st 2017. The event garnered a tremendous turnout, much to the delight of our boys and teacher advisers.|
|The blogger turning up to offer moral support. These boys are Interactors, volunteering their services at the event. Teachers too came to see how they could assist. Kudos!|
|Look at our young boys. They stay back for an hour. |
Benjamin Franklin — 'For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.'
|Michaelian debaters are still a force to be reckoned with. SMI is the champions for the Rotary Club Debate Cup. We beat Tarcisian Convent in the final.|
|A visit to the Gaharu Plantation in Gopeng with fellow colleagues. Once in a while, we need to unwind and learn new things.|
That's all for now. More updates in a week. Keep fit and best wishes.
Reported this, Peter Khiew
Posted by Peter Khiew at 4/19/2017 11:42:00 PM
Sunday, April 09, 2017
|The principal delivering his speech to student leaders before certificates were presented to them. An oath-taking session was held thereafter.|
|PTA chairman Mr Joseph Michael Lee giving a message of inspiration to the prefects, librarians and monitors at the function.|
|Our Michaelian prefects..ever ready to serve in De La Salle.|
|Certificates of Appointment being presented to fellow leaders. Michaelians do possess a strong spirit of service.|
|Ken, the upcoming Michaelian badminton star being presented a certificate of excellence by the principal. Ken, two days earlier, won a state-level badminton tournament. Mr Kong, senior assistant of co-curricular is on the right.|
|Seven Upper Six students scored with merit based on the STPM first term results. Their efforts were recognised by the Parent-Teacher Association and the school. Best wishes and congratulations to the students.|
|The landscape at SMI has to be constantly improved and upgraded. We wrote in to the Ipoh City Council for some plants and the application was approved. We were given a total of 200 plants of various species.|
|The arrival of the plants...as of today (April 9, 2017) all the plants had been processed and planted at various locations within the school compound. Terima kasih Datuk Bandar MBI.|
|Michaelian Military Band members practising for their upcoming concert "Espressivo" on April 1, 2017. The boys have been hard at work for the past two months.|
|STPM results 2016 were released, delivering a strong presence of scorers. We thank the teachers for a job well done.|
|Playing host to visitors from England. These people have read so much about St Michael's that they made the visit to the alma mater a must during their holidays in Malaysia.|
|A group of undergraduates from Universiti Sultan Azlan Shah in Kuala Kangsar after a session on our school history, ethos and tradition. This photo was taken in the school gallery.|
|The Michaelian swimmers after a successful stint at a tournament.|
|The new line up of the SMI PTA 2017/2018. Mr Joseph Michael Lee was elected Chairman. Congratulations. We welcome the new committee members!|
|These athletes made waves in the district and state level competitions. Mr Krishnan is their coach.|
|The preliminary round of the Great Michaelian Spelling Bee tournament saw a huge turnout of 315 contestants. It was organised successfully.|
|Group 6 winner Karrtik, a Form Two student. He was the National champion of the primary schools category of the Spell It Right NST/RHB n 2015.|
|2016 SPM candidates turned up in drove to get their results.|
|Top Michaelian scorers in the SPM 2016.|
Posted by Peter Khiew at 4/09/2017 11:07:00 PM
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Welcome to St Michael's Institution Ipoh! These were the words of fellow Michaelians on the first day upon the arrival of SMI Principal on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. We welcome him to the alma mater.
More reports coming up. Do stay tuned.
|SMI principal addressing the students on the importance of discipline and maintaining order in school. He stressed also on punctuality, hardwork and commitment.|
|Mr Gunalan (third from right) at a school function.|
|Launching of a programme to instil the importance of being in school among schoolchildren. The event was attended by Mr Joseph Michael Lee, PIBG head, the school's police liaison officer and a JPN officer.|
Posted by Peter Khiew at 2/14/2017 11:19:00 PM
St Michael's Ipoh bade farewell to Mdm Chan Nyook Ying on January 25, 2017 after becoming its principal for almost 2 years.
She arrived at the alma mater on March 2, 2015, taking over the helm from Mdm Loh Wei Seng, St Michael's first lady principal. Prior to the post here, Mdm Chan was the principal at SMK Menglembu.Head prefect B. Yogavelan said that being the Principal of our alma mater is different from any other institutions as it takes a great deal of courage, wit and strength.
"That did not deter Madam Chan from demonstrating the Lasallian virtues of a true educator. Thank you Madam for all that you have gifted SMI with. You have truly been an inspiration to the thousands who wore the green and white with pride under your excellence leadership," he said.
Speaking to a representative of the SMI Alumni Klang Valley, Ms Lai, she reckoned, "Being the
Principal of a major secondary school is no mean feat, let alone as the
Principal of St Michael’s Institution (SMI) Ipoh, which is an esteemed
institution with a 104-year old La Sallian tradition and a long track record of
Head monitor Khor Thing Phong said that Mdm Chan had managed to touch many hearts during her tenure as a principal. She thanked Mdm Chan for her contributions and dedication. "Most of all, we appreciate your care and your thoughtfulness. Thank you Pn. Chan and may you enjoy your retirement. We hope you get to do all that you want to do" Khor said.
|Cutting her birthday cake with Michaelians singing the birthday song.|
In this respect, Puan Chan Nyook Ying has not only risen to the challenge of the job as Principal of St Michael’s Institution but she has performed remarkably well.
"In the short term of 2 years that I have come to know Puan Chan Nyook Ying, I have found her to be personable and professional in the discharge of her duties as Principal. I was rightly impressed by her enthusiasm, support and participation in the various annual activities organised by SMI Klang Valley Alumni Association", said Ms Lai.
|Students presenting gifts to Mdm Chan|
The Michaelian Military Band members rendered the "Au Lang Syne", with students and teachers bidding Mdm Chan goodbye for her service at St Michael's Ipoh.
Happy Retirement and do take a good rest.
Happy Retirement and do take a good rest.
Posted by Peter Khiew at 2/14/2017 09:54:00 PM