On Thursday, August 24, 2017, our Grade 1 parents gathered in the Music Room for our first Coffee Morning about Personal Body Safety. This session acts as an introduction to inform parents of the Personal Body Safety program for Grade 1 students, which will be conducted in October.

The Personal Body Safety program aims to build confidence and provide safety skills for our students to protect themselves in uncomfortable or even threatening situations, bearing in mind the three Personal Body Safety Rules: 1) Say “No!” or “Stop!” in a firm voice, 2) Get away to a safe place, and 3) Tell an adult you trust.

As Parents are our partners in bringing out the best potentials of our learners, the second session of our Coffee Morning was the Welcoming and Orientation of our Parent Coordinators this schoolyear.  More than 50 Parent Coordinators came and shared their dreams and aspirations of achieving greater heights this year!

The Student Council of MISB-Elementary, with their moderators, Ms. Sol Fruelda and Ms. Joy Bueno, had their first Leadership Training Seminar last August 26, 2017. The training aimed to provide an opportunity for the students to become aware of the qualities of a good Mentarian leader and to learn the skills required for effective communication and teamwork.

Dynamic and engaging resource speakers were invited to share their expertise and knowledge about leadership.  The seminar started with Ms. Diana Guzman and Ms. Jobelle Perez who allowed the students to discover the characteristics and practices of exemplary leadership. This was followed by an interesting workshop on communicating effectively by Ms. Ma. Czarina Espiritu and Ms. Ellen Marie Llabore. The team building session facilitated by Ms. April Marie Gomez and Mr. John Leonard Gomez, was a great way to end the training. It was a venue for the students to show what they understood about true leadership and the importance of collaboration.

It was indeed a productive and meaningful experience for the MISB – Elementary Student Council!

Coffee Morning:  Personal Body Safety Program for Grade One Parents and Parent Coordinators 2017 Orientation

 

On Thursday, August 24, 2017, our Grade 1 parents gathered in the Music Room for our first Coffee Morning about Personal Body Safety. This session acts as an introduction to inform parents of the Personal Body Safety program for Grade 1 students, which will be conducted in October.

The Personal Body Safety program aims to build confidence and provide safety skills for our students to protect themselves in uncomfortable or even threatening situations, bearing in mind the three Personal Body Safety Rules: 1) Say “No!” or “Stop!” in a firm voice, 2) Get away to a safe place, and 3) Tell an adult you trust.

As Parents are our partners in bringing out the best potentials of our learners, the second session of our Coffee Morning was the Welcoming and Orientation of our Parent Coordinators this schoolyear.  More than 50 Parent Coordinators came and shared their dreams and aspirations of achieving greater heights this year!

Mentari School Jakarta continued its’ tradition of representing Indonesia at the highest levels in the World Scholars Cup program this past summer.  37 students attended the largest Global Round ever held in the ten years of the program with over 4000 students held in Hanoi, Vietnam in late June.  Another 37 students attended the most diverse Global Round ever featuring 41 countries held in Athens, Greece in late July.
Mentari continued its’ winning ways continuing to be the highest achieving Indonesian delegation bringing home 262 Silver Medals, 309 Gold Medals and 25 Trophies, with some highlights including:

HANOI

  • Junior Scholars Bowl – 6th & 9th
  • Senior Scholars Bowl – 2nd
  • Junior Challenge Social Studies Champion
  • Junior Challenge 2nd & 5th Overall Students
  • Junior Challenge Team – 3rd
  • Senior Debate Teams – 6th
  • Senior Writing Teams – 2nd
  • 5th Place Overall Junior Team
  • 6th Place Overall Senior Team

ATHENS

  • Senior Scholars Bowl – 2nd
  • 1st Overall Junior Debater
  • 9th Overall Junior Writer
  • Junior Challenge Social Studies Champion
  • Junior Challenge History Champion
  • Junior Challenge 6th, 5th, 4th, 3rd Overall Students
  • Junior Debate Teams – 3rd
  • Junior Challenge Team – 4th & 11th
  • 1st , 4th , 6th Overall Junior Top Scholars
  • 6th Place Overall Junior Team
  • 3rd Place Overall Senior Team

Additionally, Mentari’s coach Matt was honored as the Coach of the Decade.