By Dang Tran Minh Phuong (Annie) (24A01A) and Camillia Anum Mohamad Ashraff (24S03B)
With exam season looming (or rather, charging straight at us), all eyes turn to the students as we prepare to mug. The horrors are upon us once more: swathes of unannotated notes on beds, question marks scribbled over past questions, and a terrifyingly unhealthy sleep schedule.
Amidst a nationwide withdrawal of Popular bookshops from all schools, the end of an era for Raffles’ very own Popular bookshop has arrived.
Over the course of two weeks in June, the interior of the store will undergo minor renovations, after which Casco Educational Supply will be moving in as the school’s new bookshop by the end of the month.
By Raffles Press ’23 Foreword by Anamika Ragu (23A01A), Chairperson, Raffles Press ’23
Teaching seems to be quite the endeavour.
Like every job, it must have its own ups and downs; marking a legible paper with precise terminology you spent weeks drilling into students’ minds and a (highly flattering) moment of fame whilst opening your inbox and finding— sandwiched between consult requests— an email from a Raffles Press reporter hounding you for an interview about your life. Or perhaps, taking a question mid-tutorial only to end up beginning your response with, “As mentioned in the lecture…”
By Leong Jun Wei (23A01D), Lezann Lee (23A01C), Joy Tan (23A01D)
Cover Image by Tay Yu Ning (23S06E)
Ever wondered what your beloved teachers would be doing if they weren’t waking up at 6am every morning and rushing to school amidst the relentless morning traffic, just to see the faces of students even more sleep-deprived than them?
This year, we interviewed some of our teachers to find out more about their alternative career paths – and if they have any regrets choosing to remain a teacher.