Category: Features

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): tinyurl.com/ripple19vid

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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Staffroom Blues: A Day in the Life of a Teacher

By Loh Su Jean (19A01A), Rachel Lee (19A01D), and Kuang Shane Qi (19A13A)

Monday mornings: exhausting, tedious, dread-inducing. This isn’t unfamiliar to the frazzled, sleep-deprived Rafflesian. But this particular Monday morning doesn’t belong to your regular Rafflesian. It belongs to three faces you may have seen in lectures or glimpsed along corridors: Ms Fiona Lio, Mr Gerald Choo, and Ms Ng Mei Sze.

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Teacher Feature: Mr Harapan Ong

By Chloe Wong (19S07C), Ina Song (19S07C) and Isabelle Tan (19S03S)
Photos courtesy of Dionne Pok (19S06P) and @harapanong on Instagram

In conjunction with the upcoming Teachers’ Day celebrations, Raffles Press brings you a series of teacher features for you to get to know more about your teachers and their interesting lives. In this article, we feature Mr Harapan Ong, who juggles being a physics teacher and being a magician.

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The New Faces: 38th Students’ Council Feature

By Wong Zi Yang (19A01D) and Joyce Lee (19S06O)
Photos courtesy of the 38th Student’s Council

Managing a 1200-strong student population with a team of 60 is no easy task — especially with the additional burden of academics, and for some, a second CCA. In spite of all this, our newly-inaugurated student Councillors strive to overcome these tribulations to bring a little something into the lives of Rafflesians. To get to know our new Councillors better, Raffles Press presents part two of our feature on the 38th Student’s Council, as interviewees Chew Jay Hong (19A13A), Tan Huiying (19S06O), and Fu Xianli (19S03O) share their feelings about Council and the ideals they wish to realise for the student population.

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