Category: RI Events

Teachers’ Day Celebration 2021: Conductors Keeping us on Track

By Keiran Koh (22S06M)

On 2 September 2021, RI came together to appreciate our educators with a lively railroad-themed celebration.

Principal Mr Frederick Yeo kicked off the celebration with his opening speech.

“Affirming our care for our teachers [and] thanking our teachers is a core human value.”

Mr Frederick Yeo

Mr Yeo touched on Teacher’s Day being a joyous celebration with our classmates to celebrate our teachers. He further extended his gratitude to the teachers for working tirelessly for the school and inspiring young charges.

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1823 Trees: Rooting for a Greener Singapore

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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Raffles Business Symposium 2021

By Chern Huan Yee (22S06A)

Cover image by Raffles Entrepreneurship Network (REN)

This year, Raffles Entrepreneurship Network (REN) hosted the annual Raffles Business Symposium (RBS) in the form of a three-hour afternoon webinar on Friday, 20 August. Fittingly, it was themed around “Digitalization in Business.” 

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RI Celebrates National Day 2021

By Chung Thong En (22S06N)

One week before National Day, Raffles Institution was already in a festive mood. Bright red and white streamers and balloons lined the walkways, as small Singapore flags fluttered in the wind. The blackboards at the canteen were filled with colourful illustrations, as well as the programme for the coming National Day celebration.

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The Consumer Class 2021: Consumerism in the Best Mannerism 

By Chloe Charitey Pudjo (22SO3G)

Fast fashion, e-waste, plastic waste, food waste… the list of problems plaguing our world seems to be endless. These issues of consumerism are not new to us, but how many of us can truly attest to taking action to mitigate their impact? 

In their annual batch project, “Consumer Class”, Community Advocates aims to provide students a full rundown of all the vital information we need to know to get on board the expressway to a Zero Waste Nation. 

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