Category: RI Events

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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Light It Up: Batch Night 2019

By Ng Ziqin (20S03H)

The Albert Hong Hall isn’t a place which many RI (Y5–6) students set foot in on a regular basis. It’s quite different from the Multipurpose Hall (MPH) on our side of the school. For one, the main entrance is elevated above the main chamber of the Hall by a flight of steps, the stage partially obscured by a low ceiling. 

With steps like these, any entrance feels like a grand entrance.

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Every Little Thing: Teachers’ Day 2019

By Huang Beihua (20A03A) and Gabrielle Ng (20A01E)
Pictures courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society

The first week of September was one of many emotions: joy, perhaps, at the dawning of a glorious break; disappointment, possibly, at the realisation that it was no break at all; or maybe nervousness, as you glanced at your revision schedule (or lack thereof). Yet, chances were that you noticed the booths lining the canteen entrance, caught a glimpse at the elaborately drawn cards in someone’s hands, or even received a copy of our meticulously penned Teachers’ Day newsletters. It seemed appropriate that appreciation be added to that list—there was no better occasion to thank those who had worked just as hard for our grades and growth. 

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Spill the Tea: Team Raffles Tea 2019

By Ng Ziqin (20S03H) and Sophia He (20S03H)

It was the Year 5s’ first day back at school after a blissful six-day marking day holiday, which had passed by in the blink of an eye. While many were out and about with their friends, reveling in the (almost) carefree post-Promos life, or huddled in some corner of the school with their PW group, 27 individuals made the choice to spend their afternoon at the Team Raffles Tea, providing feedback on how their school experience had been thus far, and how it could be improved for the year to come.

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Mental Health Awareness Week: Im’perfect

By Benjamin Liew (20A03A) and Tay Jing Xuan (20S03C)

Often we are told, as students, to achieve only the best and to be perfect. What does it mean to be perfect, though? Is it straight ‘A’s? Is it playing a 7-minute musical piece flawlessly from beginning to end? Or is it, as what many people think, infallibility and invincibility?

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