Category: School Life

Raffles Science Symposium 2020

By Rachael Koh (20S07C)

Raffles Science Symposium (RSS) is an annual event organised by the Raffles Science Institute (RSI) in conjunction with Raffles Guidance Centre (RGC) and the Peer Helpers Programme (PHP) that features research projects and sharings on science and mental health. This year, RSS took place on 29 January at the ISH and Innovation Centre.  Continue reading “Raffles Science Symposium 2020”

Sundown: Grad Night 2019

By Rachel Leong (20A01A), Mah Xiao Yu (20A01B), and Megan Soh (20A01B)
Photographs courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society

The golden hour had finally descended upon the batch of 2019. As the sun set and dusk edged close, the stars of the night began to emerge, illuminating Orchard Hotel. Dressed in their Sunday best—complete with elaborate hairdos and flawless makeup looks—the Year 6s made their way to the Grand Ballroom, breathtakingly radiant (rivalling the sun itself!) with the post-A’s glow.

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Behind the Counter: Student Librarian For A Day (Part 2)

By Ng Ziqin (20S03H)

We left off last time with this heartbreaking tableau: a plucky student journalist, faced with the insurmountable task of shifting an entire collection’s worth of books down one shelf to make space for one unbelievably thick textbook. 

Did she succeed, or throw in the towel?

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Behind the Counter: Student Librarian For A Day (Part 1)

By Ng Ziqin (20S03H)

What does a librarian’s job entail? Is it really just about shelving books and collecting fines?

Three months ago, I interviewed RI’s head librarian, Mrs Joanna Chow, but I still have many questions about what goes on in a librarian’s day. Mrs Chow invites me to drop by the Shaw Foundation Library for a full day to get a taste of what she calls “librarian operations training”. 

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