Category: Appreciation Week

Taking Root Here: Appreciation Week 2016

By Deborah Lee (17A01D) and Carman Chew (17A01D)

Appreciation Week 2016 is a collaboration between Raffles Press and Students’ Council that aims to recognize and appreciate the non-teaching staff members who do a lot that we often don’t value enough. Though we do not normally see them around, the impact they have on our school lives is indispensable.

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Mdm Mallika of the Security Command Centre: Appreciation Week 2016

By Jeanne Tan (17A01B) and Joan Ang (17A01B)

Appreciation Week 2016 is a collaboration between Raffles Press and Students’ Council that aims to recognize and appreciate the non-teaching staff members who do a lot that we often don’t value enough. Though we do not normally see them around, the impact they have on our school lives is indispensable.

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Mrs Hay of OpenLab@RI: Appreciation Week 2016

By Daphne Tang (16S03M), Liew Ai Xin (16A01A) and Lex-xis (16S03M)

Appreciation Week 2016 is a collaboration between Raffles Press and Students’ Council that aims to recognize and appreciate the non-teaching staff members who do a lot that we often don’t value enough. Though we do not normally see them around, the impact they have on our school lives is indispensable.

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Guardians of the RI Boarders: Appreciation Week 2015

By Melissa Choi (16S06B) , Tasharani Palani (16S03P), Kristal Ng (16S07C)

Photos by Hoang Thai Nhat Thu (15S07B), and RI Boarding

RI Boarding's Courtyard– a pleasant place for boarders to chat, relax, or even study.
RI Boarding’s Courtyard– a pleasant place for boarders to chat, relax, or even study.

You might have heard of friends or classmates who board and even seen these five cream-coloured blocks as you flock between the JC and Secondary campus, but have you ever wondered about the inner workings of RI Boarding? Housing a range of students: from scholars, private boarders, to a handful of national athletes, boarders have been shown to stay for a whole host of reasons – be it greater independence, to cut down on travelling time (it takes 5 minutes to walk to morning assembly), or because their families are overseas. Regardless, RI Boarding aims to make their experience one of  “a home away from home that readies (them) for the challenges of school and life beyond school.”

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Of the Bookish Sort: Appreciation Week 2015

By Louisa Li (16A13A)
Photos by Nicholas Chang (16S03K)
Additional reporting by Karen Cuison (16A01D)

In the Shaw Foundation Library (SFL), empty chairs are pushed in, books are classified exactly to the second Dewey Decimal, and a stream of high-quality books, magazines and audio-visual material is categorized as it comes in. Maintaining this pristine order across four floors is no small feat. A while back, Raffles Press caught up with our resident SFL librarians – Mrs Kumar, Ms Tan and Ms Tang – to find out how they do it.

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