Serving With Spirit: Table Tennis Finals

By Liu Enqi (18S03C) If you had walked into the Pasir Ris Sports Centre on the afternoon of 20 April, you would have felt the floor vibrate with the deafening sound of rousing cheers. Thursday, 20 April marked the day of the National Inter-schools table tennis finals, and our Raffles paddlers were undoubtedly under tremendous … Continue reading

SYF 2017: Chorale’s Voices Soar As One

By Clarine See (18S03G) and Yeo Kee Hwan (18S03Q) The Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) is a biennial event for performing arts CCAs to showcase their talents, and entails hundreds of hours of hard work and practice behind the scenes. Raffles Chorale’s months of preparation and dedication culminated in an enchanting 15-minute presentation on 20th April, … Continue reading

RJCO: SYF Distinction

By Lim Jing Rong (18A03A), Lynn Hong (18A13A) and Sheryl Gwee (18A01D) For most of us, the phrase “chinese orchestra” brings back echoes of cheesy Chinese New Year standards, looped endlessly over the crackling sound systems of neighbourhood malls. At best, it calls to mind the refrains of rather dated wuxia movies and serial dramas. … Continue reading

Those Days: A Preview

By Angus Yip (18A01A) Those Days– what better name for a concert dedicated to the elderly in our lives? Implicit in those two words is a bittersweet sense of returning to simpler times and moments, and when it comes to reminiscence, no one else holds a greater wealth of memories than our elderly relatives. The … Continue reading

Making a Splash: Swimming Nationals 2017

By Nadine Staes-Polet (18A01B) Photos courtesy of Nadya Bhandari (18S03Q) and Ms Anna Foo The atmosphere is tense as the swimmers take their places on the plunge boards. The shrill whistle is the only sound heard in the OCBC Aquatic Centre. And then the crowds erupt in cheers and chants as the swimmers hit the … Continue reading

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