Principal highlights PTA’s role as new executive committee elected

|     Lyna Mohamad     |

PENGIRAN Isteri Hajjah Mariam Secondary School (SMPIHM), Serasa initiated the activities for the 2019 Parents and Teachers Association (PTA) with the PTA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the launching of a new PTA Logo recently.

The meeting was officiated by Legislative Council member and Village Head of Kampong Masjid Lama, Pekan Muara, Sabun and Pelumpong and Acting Village Head of Kampong Serasa and RPN Kampong Serasa Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Mohamed bin Pengiran Haji Osman @ Othman.

The meeting began with welcoming remarks by SMPIHM Principal Omar Arif bin Abdullah Lasit.

It was followed by the launching of the school’s PTA Logo and a slide presentation on the activities for 2017-2018 and the financial report for 2017-2019.

The principal said the PTA’s main goal is directed towards helping the school with regard to the students’ education.

Presentation of lucky draw prizes by the guest of honour. – LYNA MOHAMAD

“It also serves as a platform for the contributing of views, skills and finances for the school’s development,” he said.

“At the same time, the PTA’s mission is to help the school monitor academic development, while tackling attendance, social issues and most importantly exercising sensitivity in pursuing the National Education System for the 21st Century (SPN21) to uphold the Brunei Vision 2035.”

The speech was followed by the dissolution of the existing committee and the announcement of the new executive committee members for 2019-2021.

The AGM proceeded with the handover of the PTA File for 2017-2019 and the presentation of the PTA File for 2019.

The meeting was intended to inform the association members of the PTA’s current mission, in addition to extending appreciation to the 2017-2019 executive committee members and the presentation of annual report for 2017-2019.