The scout is one of compulsory extracurricular activity in elementary level at Kalyca Montessori School. In this activity, students learn and experience about things that related with discipline, responsibility, team work and collaboration, and also love the nation. On April, 27th, 2018, for the first time, Kalyca Elementary held the scout feast (Pesta Siaga) at Bumi Perkemahan Sambi Lor, Pakem, Sleman.
Students gathered at school and joined the Pesta Siaga opening ceremony and then we went to Bumi Perkemahan Sambi Lor by bus. Students were divided into several groups and they gathered by their groups to arrange their belonging. Team work and responsibility were the main core of this activity. It was shown by how they cooperated and worked together to build the tent and also collaborated when they joined the cooking contest. In the midday, there were reflection for those who are Catholic and Christian, while the Moslem went to mosque nearby with one of the teacher.
PG-KG Kalyca held a minitrip on January 24th, 2017 at Mirota Bakery Yogyakarta. The aim of this event was sharing experience about baking. We spent two hour to this event. The children divided into two groups. Each group saw how to bake and decorate a cake.
1.1 The children divided into two groups before start the activities
The first group with Mrs Jati decorated a cake at third floor. At third floor, Chef and Mrs Jati helped the student to decorate the cake with wiped cream. The children were so excited when decorated the cake. But some children still needed a help.
1.2 The children learn to decorated a cake with wiped cream
After decorated a cake, children had a snack time. Mirota bakery and school gave two snack for all students.
1.3 Children having a snack time
After snack time, children had a tour at Mirota bakery to see the baking process. First, children saw how to make a dough. After that, children saw how all the chef made a pattern and baked all...
Chocolate! Who doesn’t like it? I guess most of you like it especially kids. That’s why we went to chocolate factory for our field trip. However, this field trip was only for lower class. The field trip was held on January 30, 2018. The children were so excited hearing that they were going to the chocolate factory. We went to ‘Monggo’ chocolate factory which is located in Bangunjiwo, Bantul.
We went there by buses. It took about 45 minute from school to factory. There, we were divided into two groups. The first group had a factory tour and the other group had to make chocolates. For the factory tour, we were guided through the history of chocolate, the cocoa plantation and the production processes that are necessary to transform cocoa into chocolate and finally the personal story of Chocolate Monggo.
In addition, they also experienced in making their own chocolate creation. They can make their own and add dried fruits or nuts as a topping to it. The...
On December 27 – 29, 2017, Kalyca Elementary had a mini trip to ‘Kampung Batik Jumputan’ in Celeban. There, we learned how to make pattern of Batik Jumputan. Furthermore, we also saw how the people there colored the fabrics. After coloring the fabrics, they dried it under the sun and we could see the beautiful colors of it. We had so much fun there.
Kalyca kindergarten student had a minitrip to Polresta on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. We learn about the traffic. The policeman and police woman welcomed us kindly. The invited the children to play some games. They were happy together. The policeman and police woman also explained about some traffic sign and traffic light.
Next, they invited us to have touring in Polresta. They showed us about the office, the jail and some patrol car. We were so glad to take pictures in front of patrol car. In the end, we give them gift of the children’s work.
Kalyca Elementary had a mini trip to ‘Manna Bakery’ on November 30, 2017. We learned how to make a cake. Two of the students came in front to try to mix all the ingredients like eggs, flour, sugar, baking soda and vanili using the mixer.
Then, all of the students tried to make a burger by themselves. After making burger, we had factory visit and we saw the employer there making cakes. Before going back to school, they gave us an ice cream and we were so happy.
On October 19th – 20th, 2017 Kalyca Adolescent Community held a retreat called Kalyca Adolescent Community Character Champ at Omah Jawi Jl. Dusun Boyong RT 05 RW 11, Kaliurang, Hargobinangun, Pakem, Sleman. We had Alive (Roman 6: 110) as our theme in this retreat. This retreat divided into four session which were:
Opening : Child of God
Students learned how it should be to be child of God and Christ followers.
Session 1 : Father’s Heart
Students learned to understand about God’s love as a Father to their children and student were invited to be a person that suit with God’s words.
Session 2 : Self Image
Students were invited to understand how God is so unbelievable and extraordinary when He creates human.
Session 3 : Empowerment
Students were invited to understand that as a child of God, Holy Spirit gives us strength to live in God’s words and to be a blessing for others.
Besides the main sessions, we also had game...
Minitrip is one of Kalyca’s event in a semester. Children will learn something from this event. In this semester, Kalyca kinderganten children went to Dinas Pemadam Kebakaran. It was held on Tuesday, 19 of September 2017. They learn about the job description of fire fighter. They also learn about disaster protection and what to do in wildfire.
The children had experiences in wearing fire figter uniform and extinguishing the fire. In the end, the children and the teachers played with the water together. It was a great day!
Fieldtrip is one of Kalyca’s annual events which is designed for children to place away from their normal environment. The purpose of the trip is providing children with experiences outside their everyday activities. It combines fun activities and learning experiences so the children are encouraged to be more independent and resourceful.
This activity was followed by children age 1.5 to 6 years old. According to their ages and capabilities, the children are devided into two big groups with different destinations.
Dolan Deso Boro, Kulon Progo
The first group was nursery class. The students of nursery class had a field trip at Dolan Deso Boro, located on Desa Boro, Banjarasri, Kalibawang, Kulon Progo. It was held on Wednesday, 10 of May 2017. The children had experiences in having some activities in the rice filed area, such as plowing the field, bathing buffalo, and plating paddies. Then, the children had a break time by drinking dawet ayu...
Independence Day the Republic of Indonesia is commemorated on 17 August. And this time Indonesia entered the age of 72. As the next generation of the nation a lot of things that can be done to fill the independence of the Republic of Indonesia In addition to maintaining independence, we as the next generation would have to fill that Independence by doing positive things that can foster national insight, not only adults who can celebrate the independence the Republic of Indonesia, the children can participate in feeling and celebrating the independence the Republic of Indonesia.
One of the activities in order to enliven the independence of Indonesia in Kalyca montessori School located at Jalan Sultan Agung No.2-4, Wirogunan, Pakualaman, Yogyakarta. is to carry out a flag ceremony and a series of competitions, in the form of balloon filling competitions, folding the towel and moving the balloon with stapled in the stomach for 2-3 years old, then moving the rubber race,...