As RI’s no-nonsense discipline master, Mr Tan Boon Poh is known for the poker face expression that accompanies his interactions with students, from doling out lame jokes and white slips to reciting the infamous THINK. But if “Hurry up, come in!” or “Eh, where’s your badge?” is all you remember of him, you might have to tweak that opinion soon. In today’s Teacher Feature, we find out more about our stoic DM’s mysterious life as a RI’s head rule enforcer and his marathon pursuits.
Teacher Feature: Mr Edmund Kwok By Claire Yip (13A01A) A teacher feature on Mr Edmund Kwok has been in the pipeline at Press for almost a year now, but until a while ago, no one was willing to take it up. In a moment of impulsivity, I decided it would be something different. Mr Kwok … Read more
by Abigail Lim (13S03N) & Fong Hoy Yik (13S03N) 2012 is Mr. Jarrod Lee’s fifth year as a teacher here at Raffles Institution, but as an old boy, Mr. Lee has been part of the Rafflesian family for over ten years. He was an Arts student (subject combination: History, Economics, Literature and Mathematics), from the class of … Read more