On behalf of the students of SMK Bagan Serai, I, Lee Shun Zhuan, the head prefect would like to draw your attention to certain problems of the students. Our school is the quintessence of schools in Kerian district, but for your information, there is still room for improvement of the school environment.
In fact, most of the school buildings are lacklustre which in turn will dampen students’ enthusiasm for study. Human nature makes people feel better about themselves when their surroundings are pleasant. Students who have better attitudes usually learn more and work harder. Therefore, I would like to suggest several ways to ameliorate the overall school environment.
First and foremost, we need to beautify our school by planting flower and greenery. If it is possible, the school authorities can have a garden which can create a euphoric ambience for students to relax. Besides that, a biannual “Gotong-royong” campaign should be held to enhance the environmental awareness among students.
Having an immaculate school environment is the onus of every Tom, Dick and Harry. Do not maintain status quo, that is dingy or lacklustre blank walls as in other school. The students should draw some innovative murals on the walls to make the school awe-inspired till the cow come home.
Furthermore, the facilities in the school are inadequate and most of them should be improved. Broken chairs and desks should be repaired or replaced because the exposed nails may injure the students. In order to keep the school clean, more dustbins should be placed in the school compound. In additions, I would like to suggest upgrading the classroom. Temperature nowadays is mounting higher and higher. In order to provide a comfortable study ambience, I feel it is a need to install air-conditioners in the classrooms.
If it is possible, the school authorities can create a specified reading or rest area. We can rear animals like rabbits and birds, creating a mini zoo with different flora and fauna. As the old saying goes, “kill two birds with one stone,” students can have a visit to mini zoo to unwind and release tension while studying or resting.
I hope the school authorities will take these problems into consideration and take immediate action to improve the school environment.