By Aaron Tan (19A01B), Varun Karthik (19S06A), and Nicole Chan (19S05A)
Photographs courtesy of Mr. Tan and the Raffles Photographic Society
In this teacher feature, we speak to Mr. Tan Mian Ou—PE teacher, Rugby teacher-in-charge, one of the current year heads for the Year 6 cohort, and an old boy. In this interview, Mr. Tan shares with Raffles Press stories of his schooling days, his unusual entry into the teaching industry, his life as a teacher, and some advice for us all.
This interview has been edited for concision.
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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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By Chloe Wong (19S07C), Ina Song (19S07C), and Isabelle Tan (19S03S)
Photos courtesy of Dionne Pok (19S06P) and Ms Lynette Soh
Teachers’ Day is slowly approaching and in continuation with our series of teacher features, this article will be featuring Ms Lynette Soh, a lively economics teacher who is well-loved by her students.
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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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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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