| Izyani AM |
HASSANAL Bolkiah Arabic Boys Secondary School (SMALHB) yesterday marked the birthday celebration of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) with a religious ceremony. Present at the ceremony were the school’s Acting Principal, Ustazah Hajah Norjainah binti Haji Buntar, deputy principals, officers and teachers.
The ceremony began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah, and proceeded with a Maulidur Rasul procession led by the Acting Principal.
The school also held a closing ceremony for Orientation Week on the same day. The two-day orientation, which started on January 19, was filled with various activities including talks and briefings delivered by senior teachers. The orientation was aimed at uniting the new students who came from different schools and backgrounds, as well as to expose and familiarise themselves with the school environment.
It was also hoped that the orientation could groom the new students into well-disciplined and responsible students who are capable of upholding the image of the school, the country, their self-image as well as their families.
The closing ceremony began with the recitation of Ratib Al-Attas followed by a speech by a representative of the new students. The Acting Principal congratulated the students for completing the orientation week in her speech. The ceremony ended with the recitation of Doa Selamat.