EL’s First Flag Ceremony AY 2016/2017 at the Courtyard
A new academic year means new initiatives to be implemented. One of the many is the EL Singing of the National Anthem and Flag Raising. Every first Monday of the month, BINUS SCHOOL Serpong’s Elementary students gather in the EL courtyard to attend the ceremony.
On Monday, August 1st 2016, EL students stood proudly to sing the national anthem and honor the Indonesian flag. BINUS SCHOOL Serpong is using “The Six Pillars of Character” as guidance for their character development. One of the pillars is “Citizenship”. This Flag Raising ceremony is a direct implementation of that pertinent value.
Ms. Elsie L. Bait, the ECY/EL Principal gave a special message for the students to be proud, respectful, love & be appreciative of Indonesia as part of their identity. She also requested the students to actively contribute in the next flag raising ceremony, for instance as the flag hoisting troop.
The Indonesian national motto is “Bhinneka Tunggal Ika”, which means unity in diversity. Hence though the diversities within BINUSIAN families, let it be the spirit for us to unite and make impact in the society.