College Newsletter | LT2023 Week 9A | Online

Friends of MCM 10th Anniversary Gala Ball and CAS Charity Auction

On Saturday 10th March, Friends of MCM hosted their 10th Anniversary Gala Ball celebrating the first decade of Marlborough College Malaysia. The Wykeham Hall was transformed into a ballroom, where a delicious four-course meal was served, while the band Flo Rhythm eased everyone into the evening’s musical entertainment. 

During the evening the CAS Charity auction raised over RM31,000, a truly excellent achievement.  A special thanks to the generous gift and ‘experience’ donors who made the auction possible and also  to our wonderful auction team, Heather Stevens, Sakura from Friends of MCM, the Lower Sixth CAS auction team, Dasha, Bryan, Yi Xuan and Tina and the auctioneer, Mr Jim Cassidy.

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Oceana CAS Art Auction

Monday 20th March | 6:30 pm to 8.00 pm | Theatre 

Year 7 and 8 pupils have been painting under the guidance of our talented CAS students for an amazing Oceana-themed Art Auction. 

This will be a silent auction for one night only. All sales will raise money for the conservation charity, the Jarra Turtle Project on Tioman island. Please bring cash with you to the event, as you will be able to take successful bids home.

There will be a live band, poetry, and projections along with a showcase of the incredibly hard-working Year 7 and 8 pupils involved in the auction.

Marlborough Miles

 Thursday 23rd March 2023 | 8.30am to 1.00pm | The Mile

Marlborough Miles is a fun event that promotes outdoor physical activity for the whole community, while raising funds for The Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation. 

The Marlborough Mile is a set course that takes you around the MCM campus, a ‘Marlborough mile’. There are a number of sponsorship options available this year. You can sponsor a child/parent per mile achieved, a fixed amount for a person or if you are unable to attend then sponsor one of our guest children from the Rotary Orphanage for the event.

 

Register attendance and sponsorship form

 

Tenth Anniversary Lecture Series

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly – What is the Role of a Lobbyist?

Catherine Stewart

Tuesday 28th March 2023 | 4.30pm | Boardroom & Online

Please join us as Catherine Stewart talks about her career as a lobbyist and the role of the Marlburian Club and its importance.

 

Register for the event

 

 

Tenth Anniversary Spring Festival

1st April 2023 | 4.00pm to 9.00pm | Court, Theatre, LRC

Marlborough College Malaysia will be hosting a Spring Festival to celebrate the Creative Arts as part of the celebration of the College’s Tenth Anniversary. 

The whole MCM Community is invited to join us to enjoy displays of Art, Drama, and Music from pupils and parents across the whole College.

Throughout the Spring Festival there will be food and beverages available for purchase, and guests are welcome to bring their own food and beverages to enjoy a picnic on Court, where they can soak up the atmosphere of the various performances.

 

Register for the event

 

 

Vehicle Registration Required

In order to keep our campus safe and our security records up to date, we would ask all parents to kindly complete their vehicle registration information. This should include any drivers and their vehicles that you have authorised to bring your child to or from the College.

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Parent Wellbeing Blog: Nomophobia: The Fear Of Being Without Your Phone

This week’s Parent Wellbeing Blog is written by Mrs Baker, HM of Wallace House and Teacher of Business Studies and Politics, offering some tips on modelling positive mobile phone behaviours in our daily lives.

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College Spotlight: Balance in Boarding

At Marlborough College Malaysia we pride ourselves on our award-winning boarding programme, never more so than when we see our pupils thriving in a boarding environment. One essential aspect of our boarding programme is ‘Balance in Boarding’.

 

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National Online Safety (NOS) App

“Top Tips for Adopting Safe and Healthy Online Habits”

Due to the rapidly unfolding digital world, the young people of today’s difficult moments increasingly originate from online harms that can do long-lasting damage. 

With a nod to Red Nose Day, this week’s #WakeUpWednesday guide focuses on building digital resilience through knowledge of digital dangers. With tips for encouraging safe and healthy online habits to strike the right balance within your family.

 

Click here for the PDF guide

Key Dates

Saturday 18th March 2023

 

Rugby Boys-U12A vs Killerbee 7s National Level

7.15am to 5.00pm

Johor Rugby Stadium

Selected pupils

 

MCM Straits Touch Tournament

U10/U12/U14/U16&U18

8.00am to 1.00pm

MCM pitches

Parents are welcome

 

IB Theatre Rehearsals/Presentations

8.30am to 6.00pm

Theatre

IB Drama students

 

Sixth Form Ball

7.00pm to 9.30pm

Wykeham Hall

Sixth form students

Sunday 19th March 2023

 

IB Theatre Rehearsals/Presentations

8.30am to 1.00pm

Theatre

IB Drama students

Monday 20th March 2023

 

Sealife CAS Art Auction

6.30pm to 8.00pm

Theatre, Senior School

All welcome

Tuesday 21st March 2023 

 

IB IA Fieldwork

8.00am to 22nd March 2023 4.00pm

Sungai Pelepah, Kota Tinggi

Lower 6th Geography IB pupils

 

House Cross Country

2.35pm to 4.15pm

MCM pitches

Year 7, Year 8 and Shell pupils

 

Aladdin – Prep Drama Production

2.45pm to 4.15pm

Wykeham Hall

Selected Year 5 and Year 6 pupils

By registered attendance

Wednesday 22nd March 2023

 

Scarecrow Day

8.30am to 4.15pm

Year 1 pupils

 

House Competition – Climbing

2.40pm to 4.15pm

MCM Climbing Hall

Selected Senior School pupils

 

Aladdin – Prep Drama Production

6.00pm to 7.30pm

Wykeham Hall

Selected Year 5 and Year 6 pupils

By registered attendance

Thursday 23rd March 2023

 

10th Anniversary Marlborough Miles

7.45am to 11.00am

MCM

All welcome

Register (restricted access to site during event)

Friday 24th March 2023

 

House Spirit Day

8.30am to 4.15pm

Nursery to Year 8 pupils

(Pupils to wear Prep House Shirts)

 

“Shell Option Choices – Online Parent Consultation”

5.00pm to 6.00pm

Shell parents (online)

 

Remove Orders

5.00pm

Remove pupils

Published on the parent portal

 

Lectern Club

6.00pm to 8.00pm

Master’s Lodge

Selected Sixth form students

Saturday 25th March 2023

 

Open Water Dive Training

9.00am to 1.00pm

Senior School Pool

Registered pupils

 

Sixth Form House Worldwise Quiz

11.30am to 1.00pm

Wykeham Hall

Sixth Form pupils

Sunday 26th March 2023

MCM Triathlon

8.00am to 12 noon

Court

Registered participants to compete and spectators welcome

(Restricted access to site during competition)

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