SMK (P) Sri Aman

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Sri Aman Girls' Secondary School
SMK (P) Sri Aman
Location
Petaling Jaya, Selangor
Malaysia
Information
Type Public All-girls
Motto Berusaha Ke Medan Jaya
Established 9 August 1971
Principal Pn. Hajah Misliah Bt. Kulop
Grades Form 1 - Form 5
Medium of language Malay English
Colour(s) Violet and Yellow
Website

Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (Perempuan) Sri Aman or also known as SMK (P) Sri Aman, is an elite Malaysian girls' secondary school. It was recently awarded the title Cluster School of Excellence by the Malaysian Ministry of Education. Recently, Sri Aman was announced as one of the top 100 schools in Malaysia by the Malaysian Ministry of Education, thus receiving the title 'High Performance School'. The school was chosen from schools that showed outstanding performance in the following fields : academics, co-curricular activities and niche areas.

History[edit]

In the early 1970s, Section 14 was developing rapidly as a housing estate. Thus, as the population increased, the number of children attending secondary was also increasing. It was felt to be necessary to have a secondary school - particularly a special school for girls.

At the time, secondary school girls had to attend Sekolah Menengah (P) Taman Petaling which was located quite a distance away from Section 14.

Due to the need that arose, the government decided to open up a secondary school for the girls in Section 14.

At the beginning, the school was known as Sekolah Menengah Jenis Kebangsaan (Inggeris) Section 14. It was officially opened on 9 August 1971. 416 students were transferred to this school from Sekolah Menengah (P) Taman Petaling. Not only that, 13 teachers from the same school were also brought in. Another teacher was transferred from Sekolah Menengah Jalan Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.

Form 3 and Form 5 students were not transferred at the time because it was already the third term of the academic year for L.C.E and H.S.C of 1971.

The first principal, Cik Jeanette Lim Leong Huan, played the main role in the identity of the school by creating the school badge with the enchanted phrase "Menuju ke Medan Jaya" and later was transformed to "Berusaha ke Medan Jaya". She had also decided to choose violet and yellow as the colours of the school.

Facilities[edit]

Among the numerous facilities available in S.M.K.(P) Sri Aman are the squash courts and tennis courts, which provide instructors which must be paid RM400 yearly.

Houses[edit]

There are four sports houses in Sri Aman. The sports houses compete against each other on sports day. The Sri Aman Sports Day has been held since 1973. The houses were named after gemstones, which are:

  • Ruby
  • Sapphire
  • Emerald
  • Topaz

School Badge[edit]

Motto
Berusaha Ke Medan Jaya (Efforts Towards Success)

Colour
Yellow and Violet

Symbols:

1) Branches
Symbolises harmony and peace

2) Torch and Book
Symbolises students who are willing to advance towards success in academic and co-curriculum at all times

3) Hoops
Symbolises strength and unity

The school badge was designed by Datin Sharon Martha Augustin, an art teacher at SMK (P) Sri Aman in 1971

School Principals[edit]

(01/08/1971) to (31 December 1972)
Cik Jeanette Lim Leong Huan

(1 January 1973) to (28 February 1977)
Puan Chew Pek Lim Wong

(01/03/1977) to (15 September 1984)
Puan Arpah Hj. Mohammad

(16 September 1984) to (30 October 1990)
Datin Hajah Zahirah Zainuddin

(01/11/1990) to (15 November 1995)
Datin Hazimah Abd. Rahman

(16 November 1995) to (30 April 2002)
Puan Maharani Mohd. Jais

(01/05/2002) to (06/08/2004)
Puan Fitriah Yusof

(01/10/2004) to (13/10/2010)
Puan Alainal Hasani Md. Noor

(14/10/2010) to (07/03/2016)
Datin Noorul-Aini Ambak

(08/03/2016) until now
Puan Hajah Misliah Kulop

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Norashikin Onn, Malaysia's first female pilot [1]
  • Ally S.Y. Chan, a Harvard University graduate and Harvard University postdoctoral researcher [2]

References[edit]

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