Author: Zhu Yunjie (24A01E)

Teachers’ Day 2023: Teachers’ Media Madness

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By Calyss Ng (24A01A), Jessica Zhu Yunjie (24A01E) 

Experiencing the universal struggle of running out of shows to watch, or just never being able to find a new song that really gets your vibe? Fret not, for in this Teachers’ Day Special, we explore which types of media our very own teachers swear by — from blockbuster films to indie bands. There’s bound to be something that tickles your fancy!

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Fighting to the Top: Netball A-Division Finals 2023

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By Jermaine Lee (24A01A), Jessica Zhu Yunjie (24A01E)

Photographs courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society

“I keep telling them that if they can overcome this, they can overcome anything in life.”

This is what Netball’s teacher-in-charge, Ms Shafa, had to say about the players before their NSG finals on 24 May. With two main players down after their match with ACJC on Monday, the Netball team refused to let this setback get them down. “The team still has that fighting spirit… [Coach’s] knowledge of Netball is very profound.”

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In Youthful Company @ Esplanade

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By Jessica Zhu Yunjie (24A01E), Johnathan Lim (23S03M), Siaw Min En Alena (24S03O)

Photos courtesy of Faith Tan Xin Ning (23S03C)

“Craziest project we’ve ever done.”

Mr Yang, emcee and conductor, by Branson Tan’s recount

On the 21st of April, the Raffles Institution Chinese Orchestra (RICO) (Y1-6) collaborated with the Raffles Girls’ School Chinese Orchestra (RGSCO) and RICO alumni, coming together to deliver their third iteration of ‘In Youthful Company’ at the Esplanade Outdoor Theatre. There were packed theatres, along with lovely sunsets, but of course, there was a cheerful spring repertoire to top off our Friday nights.

With this being RICO’s first public performance since the pandemic began, pent-up excitement from audiences and performers alike was evident from the overflowing turnout and an oversubscribed list of performers.

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