MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER (MCO) SCHOOL STORIES
Due to the closure of schools caused by the pandemic, schools have come up with their own initiative to combat the disruption of education. Not only that, they even thought of ways to help the frontliners and do their part as a community. This shows so much on how our teachers and students were able to cope with the circumstances.
SMK Pengkalan berangan
SMK Pengkalan Berangan teachers have formed various alternative learning method for a distance learning included drive-thru system.
Students were asked to pick up their notes and materials at a designated place at designated times for safety purposes. It allows students without an access to e-learning to not missed the fun.
SMK BONGAWAN II
SMK Bongawan II teachers and ‘Anggota Kumpulan Pelaksana’ from that school have been busy assisting those in need during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period in Malaysia.
With the school temporarily closed in compliance with the MCO, the school’s decided to channel funds that they helped gather to benefit those in need of food and necessities during this difficult period. The school’s Principal was very proud of the effort that the school has made. For her, to help those in need is not just charity, it is humanity in the highest form and enkindle good values for the future generations.
SMK SUNGAI MAONG
St John’s club from SMK Sungai Maong continue to do their part in aiding hospitals and frontliners in their fight against the pandemic. Their efforts were seen when the club students produce and donate face shields and hand gloves to Covid-19 healthcare frontliners for their use in combating the deadly disease. The face shields created are from good grade materials that can withstand heat and can be reused after sanitization. The school is proud to have its students engaged in the production of these protective face shields for the hospital healthcare workers in response to the country’s effort against the Covid-19 pandemic.
SMK SERI BAYU
Sekolah Kebangsaan Seri Bayu adopted the alternative learning method during the Movement Control Order (MCO) as an initiative to ensure their students would not fall too far behind.
This included various platforms such as Google Classroom, Whatsapp and ZOOM. For these schools, both learnings and teachings are using these two applications twice a week, involving primary 4 students.
Despite the challenge to ensure smooth online learning sessions, SK Cyberjaya school’s library use the opportunity to further enhance the teaching and learning process to be more creative, innovative and proactive. Thus, the school’s library had organised a drawing and colouring ‘Doodle’ competition with a specific theme of "Covid-19" and one of the criteria required is to include the hashtag #StayAtHome. This initiative was aiming at boosting the students’ self-development as well as to encourage them to be more creative. The students who participated for the competition will be given an award after the MCO period is lifted.
SMK BANDAR BARU SALAK TINGGI
SMK Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi is closely monitoring the situation and responding to the measures taken to combat Covid-19 as quickly and responsibly as possible. The school’s priority is the health and safety of their students, while ensuring the process of teaching and learning for their students will continue to be delivered as planned, as all activities will be conducted fully online. The school had formed online counselling to provide psychological support to their students that affected by the outbreak and Movement Control Order (MCO). The school make full use of social media platforms, such as Whatsapp, Instagram, Telegram, Facebook and e-mail, to communicate with those in need of a counselling service where the students can talk to the counsellor about their concerns and problems.