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2020

THE RAFFLES WAVE - TERM 1/TERM 2


TheRafflesWave.pngSince its launch in 2011, The Raffles Wave has been our way of saying 'hello' to our Rafflesian community and friends as we bring you all the highlights of what's been happening in RGS. You can choose to read more about the stories that we have highlighted for you, or choose to read other stories on our website through the links provided below. If you have any suggestions, feedback or perhaps a news story to share, feel free to contact  adeline.chow@rafflesgirlssch.edu.sg  Have an enjoyable read!

Highlights of 2020 Term 1/2



Our students and staff show their appreciation to the frontline and essential services workers  who kept Singapore running during the circuit breaker period.

Year 1 Orientation Week was held from 2-3 and 6-7 January 2020. It marks the start of our Year 1's journey in RGS, and during the week, activities were planned and spearheaded by our students from the various Lead Boards to help our Year 1s learn more about the ethos of the school, and the songs and cheers that students for generations, have given voice and shouted their hearts out to. Click on the video above to watch highlights from the orientation.

RGS HUSH-STEM Week was held from 17-27 February 2020 and the organising team, made up of staff from the RGS Aesthetics Department, Humanities Department, Mathematics Department, Science Department and Talent Development team, our career guidance counsellor, librarian, students and staff of Cogitare Club, House, Robotics Club and Infocomm Club came together to put up a series of exciting programmes and activities. Watch the video above for a glimpse of the activities that took place


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While the circuit breaker period caused a trip to their plans for community service, seven groups of RGS Year 4 students decided to make the switch to volunteering for a virtual reading initiative instead to continue giving back to the community.



Singapore Young Physicists' Tournament 2020

Our students made history as the first all-girls team to have emerged as the champion team for this year's competition!




Future Problem Solving Program Virtual International Conference 2020

Congratulations to our RGS teams for their achievements at the virtual conference!



In Conversation about STEM VI 2020

RGS hosted the In Conversation about STEM VI (Students' Dialogue) this year. It also marked the first time that primary school students were involved in the panel discussion.


Mother Tongue Fortnight 2020

The RGS Languages Department held a wide range of cultural activities, including a Silat workshop, a talk on the Tamil media in Singapore as well as the inaugural 'Voice of RGS', where participants compete in a mandarin singing competition.


 

English Week 2020

The theme this year centres on the power of storytelling, and one of the highlights of the week saw students and teachers dressing up as familiar characters from fables, fairy tales, folklore, myths and legends!


Joseph Schooling Sports Grant

RGS Year 3 student-athlete Bernard Sarah Jun Xin is the recipient of this year's Joseph Schooling Sports Grant, which aims to support Eurasians in their pursuit of sports and academic excellence.


Visit by Senior Minister of State, Mr Chee Hong Tat

The visit was part of an initiative to understand how schools are responding to the COVID-19 situation, and he also took the opportunity to interact with staff, students and canteen vendors on a walk-about around the campus.


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