Category: Teacher Features

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 Farewell Interview Part 1 – Mr Michael Rollason

By Adri Faris (18A13A), Ashley Tan (18A13A), and Chung So Hyun (18A13A)

Some of us recognise him as the “Caucasian teacher who’s in good shape for his age”. Some know him as the International History teacher who had to endure the incessant chatter of opinionated Arts students for sixteen years. But to his students, he is most fondly known as “Mr Rolly”, the teacher who inspires and motivates in the best ways. Next year, Mr Michael Rollason will be leaving Raffles Institution (RI) in search of new and exciting expeditions as he traverses around the world, with packed bags and a lifetime of unforgettable memories from RI in tow.

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