CCA Previews 2021

CCA Previews ’21: Hockey

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By Satyaprakashan (21A13B), Boys’ Vice-Captain, Carrie Kam (21S03M), Girls’ Captain, Iva Idris (21S03G), Girls’ Vice-Captain, and Reanne Lim (21S03F), Girls’ Vice-Captain

Hockey. What exactly is it—floorball on the field? Ice hockey, minus the ice? Being a lesser-known sport, hockey may seem daunting at first glance. Such apprehension increases when one catches a glimpse of players decked out in their full protective gear, shin guards and gloves galore. 

But fear not, for many of our members started out just like you—without prior experience of any sort. There are truly very few prerequisites for this sport. One does not need to have come from a sports CCA or have hockey experience, for stamina and skills can all be developed eventually. All that is required is a positive training attitude, namely enthusiasm, the willingness to try new skills and learn from mistakes, and a spirit of excellence.

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CCA Previews ’21: Raffles Press

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By Shaun Loh (21A01A), Chairperson

Back when school was closed during circuit breaker, Press was still up and running, churning out articles on HBL and online school activities. When school reopened in Term 3 and live CCA sessions still couldn’t resume, Press was busy preparing for its Teacher’s Day edition.

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CCA Previews ’21: Raffles Runway

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By Ryan Vinit Bharathan (21A01C), Chairperson and Adrienne Chew (21A01A), Vice-Chairperson 

The great Donatella Versace once said, “Fashion is about dreaming, and making other people dream.” 

If these wise words of Versace resonate with you, then Raffles Runway—the fashion design club of RI—is just the place for you! In short, we’re a team of student designers who come together and share our passion for fashion with one another. Don’t worry, there aren’t any threads attached (haha, get it?), just an emotional entanglement with the CCA! 

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CCA Previews ’21: Piano Ensemble

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By Piano Ensemble

Raffles Institution Piano Ensemble—or RIPE, as we’re more affectionately known—is where we come together to share our love for music beyond your ABRSM or Trinity syllabuses. From Bach to Blackpink, Debussy to Derulo, and everything in between, as long as it’s something we love, we play it, we mash it up, we turn it into a medley. We’re DEFINITELY not your typical performing arts CCA.

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CCA Previews ’21: Mathematics Club

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By Le Viet Hung (21S06E), Secretary cum Treasurer, Wang Yunrui (21S06E), Vice-Chairperson and Wang Yuxuan (21S02A), Chairperson

Are you interested in mind-blowing ideas? Are you thrilled by the rush of satisfaction that comes when you finally solve an impossible problem? Do you yearn for a community that shares a common interest with you in Mathematics? Then Math Club would be the place for you!

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