Author: Hong Wan Jing (22S06F)

Film Society Screening: H(ODD)GE L(ODD)GE

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By Hong Wan Jing (22S06F) and Sonia Maya (22A01C)

Hodge Lodge photos courtesy of Ms Joanna Ng

Screening logo designed by Audrey Goh (22S07A) and Chere Low (22A01C)

“Whoa, there was a theatre behind Hodge Lodge this whole time?” These were the exact words of Edna Lim (22S03F), taking her first steps into the Hodge Lodge theatre.

On a quiet afternoon of 4th May, a gap Wednesday, Rafflesians streamed into a relatively unassuming room beyond the main lounge area of the Hodge Lodge. H(ODD)GE L(ODD)GE marked the event’s revival after a COVID-19 induced hiatus. The (bi)annual event serves as a means for the school community to enjoy Film Society curated films, and learn more about the craft during discussion segments.

To participants’ pleasant surprise, 40 plush, rich velvet red chairs invited them in. Quickly getting comfortable, they were about to find themselves tickled, perhaps even outright baffled, by the four experimental films lined up. 

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Ori’22 Behind-The-Scenes Podcast Episode 3: OGLs

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By Mei Feifei (22A13A), Mirella Ang (22A01C)

With hosting by Hong Wan Jing (22S06F), and guests Go Maomi Rosseli (22A13A), Megan Sierra Chan (22A13B), Trevor Lee (22A13A), Yu Xuan Tan (22S07A)

Orientation is undoubtedly a wonderful highlight for most Year 5s coming into RI, fresh from their secondary school days. But what really went on behind-the-scenes? How did the Year 6s make the programme run so smoothly? Was everything as wondrous as they had hoped? We invited 15 Year 6s involved in this year’s Orientation to spill the tea on everything Wonderland.

This is Episode #3 of the Press Podcast: Ori’22 Edition.

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Wonderland: Orientation 2022

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By Hong Wan Jing (22S06F) and Shermaine Lim (22S03N)

Photographs by Raffles Photographic Society

Act 1: Sun Dance

Inside Wonderland’s control room

 The day began with the breaking of dawn, as golden rays of the sun dipped into the horizon, casting a warm glow across our very own RI campus. Nervous energy filled the air with an almost electrifying quality, courtesy of the unanimous anticipation felt by the newest addition to our school: the Year 5s. 

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Press Podcast Presents: The Dual CCA Experience

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By Faith Ho (22A01A), Lara Tan (22A01B) and Hong Wan Jing (22S06F)

With guests Sanjaay Babu (22A01B) and Ng Jie Yi Andrea (22S06B)

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