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CCA Previews ‘22: Students’ Council

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By Wong Kin Feng (22S03L), Annika Liu Xinan (22S06D), Tham Yun Xin (22S06D), Chua Jean Ee (22S06E) and Wu Zhijun (22S03L), the 41st Students’ Council PresSecs

Our Council family consists of 65 members, united by our common cause of enhancing the vibrancy of our school experience, strengthening peer support and fostering the unity of our Rafflesian community. 

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CCA Previews ’22: Raffles Society of Biological Sciences

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By Sean Yeow (22S06P), President, Erina Tjin (22S03J), Vice-President, Evlyn Ee (22S03L), Secretary, Rey Chan (22S03E), Treasurer, and Breanna Ang (22S03E), Welfare

Do you have a passion for biology? And…are you a fungi or fungal?? 🍄 Because we w-ant you! 

As a student-led CCA, we have the freedom to explore various different activities to bond with CCA members, be it going to the labs and doing dissections, playing bio-related games, or simply having a chill~ ✨intellectual✨ discussion on brain cells. Of course, lectures are very much avoided here (thank YEW) and sessions include fun games such as Jeopardy and Kahoot! 

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CCA Previews ’22: Tennis

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By Vincent Qi (22S06T), Boys’ Captain, Kyra Yip (22S03O), Girls’ Captain

Have you played tennis before? If you have, you may remember the soreness in your forearms the next day, the characteristic grunt with each swing of the racket, and tirelessly chasing after balls. Who knew such a small, yellow ball could make you work so hard? Tennis may sound like a taxing game, but beyond the physically demanding nature of the sport lies an amalgamation of tactics and fun. 

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CCA Previews ’22: Chamber Ensemble

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By Megan Lim Pei Xuan (22S03M), Chairperson, Lim Ker Chong (22S06P), Vice-Chairperson, Tan Sue Min (22S06A), Secretary

“Where words fail, music speaks.”  

At Raffles Chamber Ensemble, this is something we live by. We strongly believe that music is not just meant to be pleasing to the ears, but also an avenue for us to communicate and connect with one another. Since its debut in 1986, Chamber Ensemble has allowed for many musical talents to blossom under its guidance. Under the baton of our music director, Ms Marietta Ku, a distinguished violinist-violist with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO), coupled with the unwavering support of our teachers-in-charge, Ms Tang Mui Kee and Ms Wee Seok Hui, we have maintained an untarnished Distinction record at the biennial SYF Central Judging. Just earlier this year, Chamber participated in SYF, making our school proud by bagging yet another distinction, which was only possible through the hard work and dedication of our members and instructors.

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CCA Previews ’22: Basketball

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By Raffles Basketball EXCO ’22

1 Introduction

1.1 Choice of CCA

Basketball is a team sport in which two teams, most commonly of five players each, opposing one another on a rectangular court, compete with the primary objective of shooting a basketball through the defender’s hoop while preventing the opposing team from shooting through their own hoop (Naismith, 1891).

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