Saturday, March 6, 2010

CIMB Scrabble To School Selangor Programme (Primary Schools)_06.03.10

The inaugural ‘CIMB Scrabble to School Programme” in Selangor was conducted today at Sek. Men. Dato' Hamzah. Pelabuhan Klang. It was organised by Malaysian Scrabble Association (MSA) and sponsored by CIMB Foundation. 25 primary schools were invited to attend a scrabble workshop followed by hands-on scrabble games.
The MSA team consisted of Martin Teo, Chitra, Chim Wai Main & myself. Rama and Priya also helped out during the event. Mr. Eugene and his colleague from CIMB were also present during the event. Registration started at 8.30 a.m. as usual by Chitra and Priya.
Chitra & Priya registering the participants
Opening speech by Raj
Mr. Eugene explaining CIMB Foundation's initiatives
Four students accompanied by a teacher attended from each school. Four scrabble sets and a scrabble dictionary were given to each school to introduce Scrabble as an enjoyable tool to improve the usage of English Language in schools.
Mr. Eugene handing out the scrabble sets
Martin Teo conducted an informative and interesting PowerPoint presentation for the scrabble workshop. The participants listened attentively with the teachers asking a few questions.
Martin conducting the workshop
Workshop participants
After the presentation, the participants were treated with light snack of mee hoon/nasi lemak in the school's canteen at 10.30 a.m.
Snack time in canteen
After the refreshment, hands-on scrabble training commenced at 11.30 a.m. till 1.30 p.m. The teachers and students participated with gusto and kept the helpers busy for the full two hours.
Teachers joining in to play scrabble
Helping hand for a bingo word
Having fun playing scrabble
Scrabble pointers from Chim W.M.
Eugene joining in to teach the players
After two hours of noisy and fun-filled scrabble games, everyone went back happy and tired. We advised the teachers to keep motivating the students to continue playing scrabble in their schools. The schools shall be invited back in one months time for an interschool scrabble competition.
Thank you again for CIMB Foundation for the grant which enabled us to organise this event. Also thank you to the Pengetua and teachers of Sek. Men. Dato' Hamzah for providing the venue.

The schools that took part are as below:
CIMB Scrabble To School Selangor Programme
Primary Schools List
1. SJK(C ) Pui Ying, Klang
2. SJK(T) Ldg. North Hummock, Jalan Meru, Klang
3. SK Sungai Binjai, Meru
4. SJK(T) Jalan Meru, Klang,
5. SK St. Anne's Convent, Persiaran Raja Muda Musa, P. Klang
6. SJK(C ) Hin Hua, Bandar Bukit Tinggi, Klang
7. SJK(T) Persiaran Raja Muda Musa, Jalan Watson, P. Klang
8. SK(1) Tengku Bendahara Azman, Pandamaran, P. Klang
9. SK Bukit Kapar, Kg Bukit Kapar, Kapar
10. SK Methodist (Acs), Jalan Melawis, Klang
11. SK(2) Tengku Bendahara Azman, Pandamaran, P. Klang
12. SK(2) Simpang Lima, Persiaran Raja Muda Musa, Klang
13. SJK(T) Ladang Highlands, Bandar Bukit Tinggi 2, Klang
14. SK Taman Klang Jaya, Jalan Seruling, Klang
15. SK Klang, Jalan Dato' Hamzah, Klang
16. SJK(T) Methodist Kapar, Jln Bukit Kapar, Kapar
17. SK(P) Methodist, Jalan Raya Barat, Klang
18. SK Telok Menegon, Batu 3, Jalan Kota Raja, Klang
19. SJK(T) Jalan Tepi Sungai, Klang
20. SK Bukit Tinggi, Bandar Bukit Tinggi, Klang
21. SK Sungai Udang, Jalan Yadi, Klang
22. SK Methodist Pelabuhan Klang
23. SJK(T) Ladang Batu Ampat, P. Klang
24. SK Bukit Kuda, Jalan Landasan, Klang
25. SK Telok Pulai, Taman Bertek, Klang

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