Category: Notes from the Underground

Introducing: Ears, Hands, Hearts – Peer Helpers Programme Monday Elective

By Jeanne Tan (17A01B)

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A Y5 student walks into a classroom on a Monday morning. He sits in a circle with four other students at the back of the classroom. He reads off the instructions on the board and turns to look at the student sitting opposite him. He gulps. “I-I think I have a crush on you,” he mutters. The student on the receiving end panics momentarily, but quickly recovers.

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Keep Calm Week: A Preview

By Chew Cheng Yu (16S06L), Choo Shuen Ming (16A01E), Louisa Li (16A13A) and Md Khairillah (16A01B)

Stressed? Depressed? Stressed and depressed? Hear ye, hear ye! The counsellors at Raffles Guidance Center are collaborating with the Community Advocates group Lifeline to bring you “Keep Calm Week” from tomorrow until the end of the week!

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Notes from the Underground: Friendships in a Fix

By Chew Cheng Yu (16S06L), Choo Shuen Ming (16A01E), Louisa Li (16A13A) and Qiu Kexin (16A13A)

In yet another instalment of Notes from the Underground, Raffles Press speaks to 2 of our school counsellors, Mei Hui and Zull, to work out students’ problems with their friendships, and how they can go about maintaining and fixing them. Click to read previous articles in our series here!

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Notes From the Underground: What is Counselling? Can Eat?

by Chew Cheng Yu (16S06L), Choo Shuen Ming (16A01E), Dominique Zhao Yuan An (16S05A), Louisa Li (16A13A), Md Khairillah (16A01B), Stella Soon (16A01C)
Interview by Katrina Jacinto (15A13A), Celine Liu (15A01E)

In yet another instalment of Notes from the Underground, Raffles Press speaks to 2 of our school counsellors Mei Hui and Jeffrey in order to demystify the counselling process, and find out more about the common problems that Rafflesians might face. Click to read previous articles in our series here!

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Notes From The Underground: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Dating in JC

by Marcus Tan (15A01A), Katrina Jacinto (15A13A) and Celine Liu (15A01E)
Image from Corbis Images

Couple Holding Hands

This is the final installment in this year’s termly series featuring advice from the team of counselors at the Raffles Guidance Centre. This time, we bring to you FAQs regarding romantic relationships and dating in Raffles. Click to read part onepart two and part three. For a student’s perspective on dating, read our Guide to Dating Models.

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