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By Chloe Charitey Pudjo (22S03G) and Mei Feifei (22A13A)
The Gallop Extension is the newest addition to the famed Singapore Botanic Gardens. In this article, Raffles Press takes you on a tour through its 8 hectares of lush greenery, open spaces, and picturesque black and white houses.
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By Noh Sangeun (23S06Q)
Photos courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society, and credits to Brandon Ang (23S03L) for the title of this article.
Raffles House, at Fort Canning Park, overlooks the sleek skyscrapers of the Central Business District. As a place with such grand reminders of modernity, it seems even more meaningful that it should be a venue for the celebration of heritage and history.
Fort Canning was where, two centuries ago, Sir Stamford Raffles erected Singapore’s first botanical and experimental garden. On 4th June, the school honoured this ecological legacy: Raffles House hosted teachers, students, alumni, and esteemed guests at the inaugural tree-planting event for the 1823 Trees campaign.
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By Jason Nathaniel Sutio (22S06U) and Keiran Koh (22S06M)
Cover image courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society
Amid the torrential rain, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu was seen outside RI Boarding on 20 August 2021.
She had planted a Gelam tree, which kicked off RI’s fundraising campaign “1823 Trees: Rooting for a Greener Singapore.”
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By Press ’21
This is Part One of our coverage on Press’ learning journey to Seletar Aerospace Park. The tour was conducted by Xperience DMC. Part Two focuses on the visit to WingsOverAsia and you can access it here.
Think of Seletar and what comes to mind is probably its links to aviation—or perhaps you didn’t even know where Seletar was.
Rest assured that we were no different, not till the Press ’21 batch excursion to Seletar (and yes, we managed to go on a Safe Management Measure–approved excursion before the current Covid-19 measures were in place)!
From aviation to nature, we uncovered the many facets of this lesser-known neighbourhood in Singapore with our tour guides, Mr Jeremy Koh and Mr Andrew Ong, who indeed proved most helpful on our great journey.
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By Raffles Press
For most of the Year 5s, 3rd October 2019 only marked the end of their Promotional examinations, when all could finally run free with their friends to the nearest KTV or shopping mall to relax. For Raffles Press, however, this day had another cause for celebration: barely half an hour after the end of the Math paper, we piled into a bus, armed with mosquito repellent and sunblock, and set off for the Kranji countryside, ready for an afternoon at one with nature. We bring you through three of the farms we explored—quiet charm tucked away from the usual hustle and bustle of Singapore’s urban landscape.
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