SMS Kuala Selangor
Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Selangor (English: Kuala Selangor Science Secondary School; abbreviated KUSESS) is a Fully Residential School, also known as Sekolah Berasrama Penuh (SBP) in Malaysia. The school was built under the Sixth Malaysia Plan. The school is located in Bandar Melawati, Kuala Selangor which is about 70 kilometres from the nation's capital, Kuala Lumpur. Construction works on the school began on 24 April 1994 and were completed in 1996.
|SM Sains Kuala Selangor|
Main entrance of KUSESS
SM Sains Kuala Selangor
Bandar Malawati, Kuala Selangor
|Type||Fully Residential School|
|Motto||Berilmu Beramal Berbakti|
|Established||8 September 1996|
|School district||Kuala Selangor|
|Principal||Mohd Shahadan bin Abdul Rahman|
|Grades||Form 1 - Form 5|
|Number of students||700|
|Average class size||30|
|Medium of language||Malay, English|
|Classrooms||Berlian, Delima, Intan, Mutiara,and Nilam|
|Houses||Satria (green), Wira (blue), Perdana (yellow), Waja (red)|
The school started operating on 8 September 1996, with a first intake of 210 students, 19 teaching staff and 4 support staff. The following year saw a sharp increase in the number of students that were admitted to the school. 187 students gained entry to Form 1 while 165 students were admitted into Form 4. The teaching staff almost tripled from 19 to 53. On 27 May 1997 the school was officiated by the then Deputy Prime Minister-Dato' Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
By 1998, the number of students had grown to 810 and the teaching staff had a strength of 63 people. The year also saw the retirement of the school's first principal Tuan Haji Khamis bin Maarof. He was replaced by Tuan Haji Ariffin bin Abdul Rahaman, who left his post at Sekolah Menengah Kadok, Kota Bahru, Kelantan to take the seat as the principal. It was also the year which saw the students of the school sit for Penilaian Menengah Rendah (PMR) and Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examinations for the first time. The results were an overwhelming success as for PMR the school was ranked as one of the top 5 Sekolah Berasrama Penuhs (SBP), while in SPM 147 students out of 148 students obtained first rank.
Today the school has 783 students in 25 classes, taught by 75 teachers.
School logo and flag
- The Book represents knowledge,
- The Three Circles represent academic and co-curricular activities,
- Berilmu Beramal Berbakti is the school's motto, which translates to being knowledgeable, doing good deeds and having a level of devotion in all courses undertaken by the school.
- Gear and Conical Flask represent achievement in science and technology.
- Yellow represents achievement
- Red represents bravery, persistence, and spirit.
- The merging triangles of red and yellow represent unity.
The school hosts the "Hari Penganugerahan Kecemerlangan ", an annual weekend event celebrating the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia result achievers. It is modelled after the convocation ceremony of universities. The graduation robe is maroon.
The school has four dress codes based on the day of the week. On Mondays, students wear a blazer, on Wednesdays they wear the uniform of their uniform units. On Thursdays it is the traditional batik and on Fridays it is Baju Melayu complete with samping for the boys while Baju Kurung is worn by the girls.
The school stages an assembly every weekday morning in which prayers are recited and the National anthem (Negaraku), the Selangor State song and the school songs are sung. The national pledge (Rukun Negara) is also recited during the assembly. During the days of Puan Rosida; the school's third principle, 'spot talk' was held during the assembly. A student is chosen at random and given a topic to talk about in English.
Clubs and societies
- Language & Cultural Society
- English Language & Drama Society
- Living Skills Club
- Guidance & Counseling Club
- Student Peer Counseling Club
- Kompang Club
- Mathematics & Science Club
- Islamic Student Society
- History & Geography Club
- Arts Club
|1996||1998||Allahyarham Tuan Haji Khamis B. Maarof|
|1998||2002||Tuan Haji Ariffin B. Abdul Rahman|
|2002||2006||Puan Rosida Bt. Mohd. Zain|
|2006||2008||Puan Che Kamaliah bt. Endud|
|2008||2011||Pn Hajjah Rossminah Bt Yamin|
|2011||2014||Dr. Hajah Rosnah Bt Selamat|
|2014||Present||En. Mohd Shahadan B. Abd Rahman|
Association of Parents and Teachers (PIBG)
|1996||2000||YM Raja Razman Raja Rome|
|2008||no records||Tuan Haji Ishak bin Samsudin|
|2017||present||Prof. Dato` Dr. Ir. Mohd Dali b. Isa|
The Head Students is selected amongst the ranks of the Student Representative Council (MPP) to assist in commanding, running and managing school affairs. He is assisted by a committee (Majlis Tertinggi) and primarily follow the guidance and orders of the current Senior Student Affairs Teacher (PK HEM).
|2015||Muhammad Hazzim bin Muhammad Hamdan|
|2016||Muzaffar bin Mustaffar|
|2017||Muhammad Haziq Haiqal bin Nazrie|
|2018||Mior Daniel Hakeem bin Mior Md Salleh|
|2019||Anas bin Zahari|
Full Colours Award recipient
The Full Colours award is awarded by the SBP Sekolah Berasrama Penuh body to students for their academic and co-curricular achievements as well as their contributions not only to their own school but to the SBPs as whole. The students from Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuala Selangor have received the award in the following years.
|2000||Tursina bt Abd Rashid|
|2002||Junaidah binti Mohd Yusof|
|2003||Aini Hanan bt Azmi|
|2004||Kamal Hakim b Kamaruzzaman|
|2005||Hanan bt Othman|
|2006||Basirah Anati bt Basaruddin|
|2015||Vynson Kuan Zhi-Rong|
List of Gold Achievement students
Definition of Gold Achievement Student
|Year||Gold Achievement student||Year||Gold Achievement student|
|2000||Essam bin Saleh||2001|
|2004||2005||Hanan bt Othman|
|2006||Basirah Anati bt Basarudin||2007||Mohd Al-Jundi b Abdullah|
|2008||Megat Syazwan Shah bin Megat Shahridan Nahar||2009||Nurhazirah 'Aqilah binti Salim Musa|
|2015||Vynson Kuan Zhi-Rong||2016||Ahmad Taufiq bin Ahmad Zakuan|
|2017||Ahmad Ehsan Hafizi||2018||Meor Daniel Hakeem bin Meor Md Salleh|
List of Full Colours students
Definition of Full Colours students
|Year||Full Colours student||Year||Full Colours student|
|2004||2005||Hanan bt Othman|
|2006||Basirah Anati b Basarudin||2007||Mohd Al-Jundi b Abdullah|
|2008||Fawwaz b Nik Abdul Aziz||2015||Vynson Kuan Zhi-Rong|
Pencapaian Kokurikulum 2008/2009
|Champion||National||Merdeka Open Chess Championship||2008|
|Champion||National||Scout girl navigation competition||2008|
|Champion||National||Piala Perdana Menteri English Debate||2008|
|Champion||National||YTL Green Ribbon Award Project||2008|
|Second place||National||Arabic Language Carnival||2008|
|Second place||National||National Interschool Engineering Challenge||2008|
|1 Silver||National||UUM Open Archery Championship||2008|
|4 Gold 1 Silver||National||Karnival Pendidikan dan Kerjaya||2017|
|1 Silver||International||Fully Residential School International Symposium||2017|
|Second place||State||English Drama Competition||2008|
|Second place||State||Career Education Carnival||2008|
|Second place||State||Teen forum competition||2008|
|Second place||State||Selangor Police Cadet Camping||2008|
|11 Silver||State||MSS Selangor Archery Competition||2008|
|Second place||State||NGO March competition (scout)||2008|
|Champion||National||MSSM Chess Championship||2009|
|Champion||State||MSS Selangor Sepak Takraw Championship||2009|
|Gold||State||MSS Selangor Sailing Championship||2009|
|Second place||State||MSS Selangor Chess Championship||2009|
|Second place||SBP Middle Zone||English Drama Competition||2009|
|Champion||State||Selangor Petanque Angkasa Championship||2009|