By Alyssa Marie Loo (19A13A)

It’s time for…CCA trials! A gasp of both excitement and anxiety sweeps across the room, and rightly so: while everyone looks forward to kickstarting their exciting CCA life, everyone’s stressed about getting into their dream CCA. Not to fear, Raffles Press gives you a rundown to know what to expect about CCA trials before the full storm really hits.

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RIpple: RI Open House Preview 2019

By Mabel Yet (19S03Q), Shervon Lee (19S06A) and Varun Karthik (19S06A)
Photographs courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society

Watch the Open House preview video here (put together by Raffles Film Society):

Fresh out of O-Level results day, your mind might be spinning with the diverse range of schools you might want to apply to. Choosing which school you want to spend the next chapter of your life studying in is a momentous decision in itself, but RI hopes to ease this decision a little by giving you a sneak preview of what life in Raffles is like.

Open House will be held tomorrow, 16 Jan, from 10am-3:30pm (registration begins at 9:30am, but you can come anytime after!), at the Y5-6 campus. If you are taking the MRT, you can get off at Marymount station and enter by the Marymount gate, where ushers will be stationed to welcome you. There will be two registration booths: one outside the Blue Room and one at the drop-off point.

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CCA Previews ’19: Raffles Press

By Loh Lin (19A01D), Chairperson

Pulitzer winner James Steele says that it is part of a journalist’s duty to give those without a voice a chance to be heard. A noble ambition, but one that may ring hollow in the context of a school setting. The nature of our existence as student journalists outside the familiar world of big newsrooms seems almost frivolous in comparison, and thus prompts the question of what exactly Raffles Press does and what purpose we serve. Naturally, we’ve come prepared with answers.

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CCA Previews ’19: Students’ Council

By The 38th Presidents – Chew Jay Hong, Tan Hui Ying, Jin Xuan

Hello there and welcome to Students’ Council! As you can probably tell from the (slightly wonky) “38”, we are the 38th batch of Student Councillors. We stand as a 60-strong team, comprising different personalities and working styles, but all brought together by a common purpose of building a more inclusive and enjoyable Raffles experience for all, while remaining grounded and approachable to the very students we serve. By leveraging on our respective strengths, we are able to create a range of unique experiences for our schoolmates through a variety of events, such as the annual inter-house competition, Team Raffles Games (TRG), to National Day Celebrations and Mega Mugging Madness (MMM). Though the planning and execution of these events can take months, the joy and excitement our fellow Rafflesians experience make all our efforts worth it.

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