SMS Hulu Selangor
|This article relies largely or entirely upon a single source. (August 2011)|
|SMS Hulu Selangor
|Hulu Yam Bharu, Batang Kali
|Type||Public High performance school boarding school|
|Motto||Usaha Amal Bakti (Effort, Charity, Loyalty)|
|Established||16 June 2000|
|School district||Hulu Selangor|
|Principal||Tuan Hasan Abrar Haji Halidi|
|Asst. Principal||Encik Suhaime Mohamad|
|Grades||Form 1 - Form 5|
|Number of students||791|
|Medium of language||Malay, English|
Amal, Bakti, Ehsan, Iman, Jujur (Form 1-4)
|Colour(s)||Red, Yellow, Blue, White|
|Affiliations||Sekolah Berasrama Penuh, Ministry of Education (Malaysia)|
Sekolah Menengah Sains Hulu Selangor (SEMASHUR) is a Malaysian boarding school located in Hulu Selangor, Selangor. The 60-acre school is located near Hulu Yam, 30 kilometres north of Kuala Lumpur. The school's goal, in line with that of the SBP's, is to achieve academic excellence, in both quantity and quality, in the Hulu Selangor district.
Received Cluster Schools award in 2009 with niche area of rugby, uniformed bodies and mathematics, SEMASHUR has a good track record when it managed to get number 1 in PMR achievements among SBP schools in 2008 and recorded a hat trick in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
SEMASHUR has an area of 60 acres (40 acres of grassy areas and 7 acres of former mining pool). SEMASHUR can be contacted via the River Tua to Batu Caves (25 km) or to a Rawang (30 km) by road Tg. Pilot - KL. SEMASHUR was officially opened on 16 June 2000 as the 38th Sekolah Berasrama Penuh. Pilot line reporting for duty on 20 June 2000 which comprises the Senior Assistant, Senior Assistant Student Affairs (HEM) and 23 teachers to teach the pioneer 150 students. On 21 July 2000, SEMASHUR received a total of 180 students from Form 1. They were the first students of this school. In February 2001, received its first intake SEMASHUR form 4. On 9 April 2009, the school received the Cluster Schools award with niche area of rugby, uniformed bodies and mathematics.
The school basketball team is BLAZES SEMASHUR
SEMASHUR Basketball team, nicknamed "Blazes" was rebranded in 2008 and since then, have achieved glorious success. Men Blazes team have won the Central Zone Championship 6 times in a row (2008-2013) and been to the semi final of the national levels for 5 times in a row (2008-2012). They finished 4th in 2008, 3rd in 2009, 4th in 2010, 2nd in 2011, and 4th in 2012. Semashur Blazes revelation in basketball have been noticeable by national basketball powerhouse such as Mr Liew (MCKK Cagers coach) who recognised Semashur Blazes as a rising force in SBP basketball alongside SainsKu and SDAR Redwings. Semashur Blazes close rivals in central zone are INTEGOMB and SSAS while in the national level are MCKK, SAINSKU, SDAR, and MOZAC. The most notable figure in establishing Semashur Blazes success is the team manager, Wan Johari Wan Gati, who left Blazes after the 2012 season came to a close. SEMASHUR is now developing in volleyball, netball and hockey to the next stage. Tennis is also being developed to be one of the best types of sports in SEMASHUR by the presence of a few young world-class tennis players as an effort to raise the glory once again after all this year since 2005.
- "About SEMASHUR" (in Malay). Semashur. Retrieved 9 September 2011.