Category: RI Events

Capriccio 2019: Orientation Part 2

By Alyssa Marie Loo (19A13A), Ina Song (19S07C), Rachel Lee (19A01D), Shervon Lee (19S06A), and Mabel Yet (19S03Q) 
Photographs courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society and Alyssa Marie Loo (19A13A)

This is Part 2 of our Y5 Orientation 2019 coverage, covering Narrative, Team Raffles Hour, House Hour, Highlights, PLogs and Intra OG time!

Check out Part 1 here!

These segments of Orientation may not seem as significant as activities like Batch Dance and War Games, but they shape the Orientation experience nonetheless, arguably more so than the more prominent, more hyped events. While Orientation was packed with many activities, the lunch breaks left much free time for OGs to play intra-OG games to get to know each other better (and let’s be honest – burning bridges never fails to take friendships to another level). Let’s also not forget those who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to make orientation a smooth ride for us all!

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Capriccio 2019: Orientation Part 1

By Benjamin Lim (19S03I), Mabel Yet (19S03Q), Shervon Lee (19S06A), Rachel Lee (19A01D), and Caryn Chiah (19A01A)
Photos courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society

This is Part 1 of our Y5 Orientation 2019 coverage, covering Batch Dance, Station Games, War Games and O’Nite!

6:55am: From our view inside the MPH, we could already see groups of Y5s milling outside the hall, buzzing with excited chatter that stood in contrast to the “it’s too early” lethargy of their OGLs. But hyped these OGLs must be! And so a few moments before the doors opened, pop music filled the hall and the OGLs scrambled to their feet, all ready to welcome the new batch of OGlings with warmth.

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A Level 2019 Student Features: With Kindness and Respect

By Nicole Chan (19S05A), Kwee Qiao Ying (19S03K), Alyssa Marie Loo (19A13A), Benjamin Liew (20A03A), Sarah Lok (20A03A), and Emily Ni (20S03C)
Photographs courtesy of Alyssa Marie Loo (19A13A)

This year, Raffles Press also invited four Year 7s who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to service to share about their motivations for helping others, as well as the struggles they encountered along the way. Read our interviews with them here to be inspired.

This is Part 2 of our A Level 2019 Student Feature. 

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A Level 2019 Student Features: With Discipline and Passion

By Phang Yeu Yeou (19A01A), Shervon Lee (19S06A), Kuang Shane Qi (19A13A), Huang Bei Hua (20A03A), Claire Tan (20S07A), and Valerie Tan (20S07B)
Photographs courtesy of Alyssa Marie Loo (19A13A) and Phang Yeu Yeou (19A01A)

This year, Raffles Press invited four Year 7s who have invested their time and energy into their respective sports, instruments and art to share about their JC experience, and any advice they may have for juniors. Read on to learn more about the holistic side to these Rafflesians, and what they get up to when they’re not busy studying!

This is Part 1 of our A Level 2019 Student Feature. 

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A Level Results 2019: Ground Sentiments

By Nicole Chan (19S05A), Kwee Qiao Ying (19S03K), Kuang Shane Qi (19A13A), Emily Ni (20S03C), Valerie Tan (20S07B), and Benjamin Liew (20A03A)
Photographs courtesy of Melvin Liam (19S05B) of Raffles Photographic Society and Alyssa Marie Loo (19A13A)

The atmosphere in the Multi-Purpose Hall was noticeably tense as the Batch of 2018 streamed in, anticipating the release of their A Level results. Conversations between friends were punctuated with nervous laughter, and parents anxiously crowded at the edge of the gallery. Eventually, the buzzing died down, as Mr Jeremy Ng prompted everyone to rise for the Institution Anthem. This was swiftly followed by Mr Frederick Yeo’s welcome speech to the Year 7s and their parents.

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