School Opening Hours

Dear Students

The General Office opening hours are as follows:

7.00 am to 6.00 pm (Monday - Thursday)
7.00 am to 5.30 pm (Friday)

Students are reminded that they are not supposed to be around the school premises after 7.00 p.m. unless on official school duties.


English Language Day on 28 February 2014

English Language Day is on Friday 28 Feb 2013. 

We have
  1. a display of some of the new books recently acquired by the info-hub in the canteen during recesses and after school. You can browse through some of the many new titles and borrow a book or two on the spot.
  2. the play ‘Mind Your Language’ by Drama Arts during assembly period @11.55 in the Multi-Purpose Hall.
  3. the launch of the Inter-House Challenges and we start with Inter-House Speech Challenge (Upper Sec) and the Inter-House Story-Telling Challenge (Lower Sec).  
House Captains to please oversee this. 
Please See links for information and the rubrics.

Volunteers Recruitment Drive - TOUCH Young Arrows (TYA)

This announcement is for all Sec 3 students.

Please note that TOUCH Young Arrows (TYA) is currently doing a recruitment for volunteers. You may wish to drop by the recruitment booth tomorrow to find out more about TYA and the commitment level for their programmes.

Details of the recruitment as follows:

Date - 27th Feb 2014 (Thursday)
Time - 10am - 4pm
Venue - School Canteen


*Though there are limited vacancies for the recruitment drive for TYA, we strongly encourage you to approach the volunteer (Helene Tan) who will be manning the recruitment booth to find out more about TOUCH and how you can go about contacting the relevant divisions/departments for more information on volunteering with the many different programmes they have.


Cheers and happy volunteering!
The Youth Service Programme Team (YSP)

Attention! ALL S&W Representatives

Dear S&W representatives,

Please be informed that the S&W teachers will like to meet all of you at Atrium on 26th MarchWednesday, 2.30 pm.

Also as S&W representatives, you have been nominated to attend a session at Health Promotion Board on 9th April at 2.30pm, please make sure that you do not make any prior arrangement on that day. 

Thank you.


MTL Mock Examination on 18 March (TUE)

Dear Sec 4 MTL Students,


This MTL Mock Examination on 18 March (TUE) is meant for students taking Chinese Language, Malay Language and Tamil Language. 


Please report to the venue at 745 am sharp. The exam schedule will be as follow: 
Paper 1 - 8 am to 10 am 
Break - 10 am to 1025 am
Paper 2 -1030 am to 1200 pm


The Venue are as follow: 
S401, S402, S403. S404 (Chinese Language Students)  - Tutorial Room 1 
S405, S406, S407, S408, S409 (Chinese Language, Malay Language, Tamil Language Students) - Tutorial Room 2


Instructions to all candidates :
1.  All students are to be in SST uniform.
2.  Please be reminded to bring your stationery and your MTL dictionary or e-dictionary for the mock exam.
3.  Do have your breakfast before the papers and bring your own food for the break.


Teachers on duty : Mdm Yeo Sok Hui, Mr Zhang Zhong, Mdm Arfah

[20 Feb 2014] Info Hub is closed in the afternoon

Info Hub is closed today in the afternoon.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Principal's Letter: February 2014

Dear Students,

We are pleased to enclose the Principal’s Letter to Parents, Ref: SST/P/14-015, dated 18 February 2014.
In line with our “Go Green” initiative, you will only receive this letter in the soft copy form. It is also made available in the parent’s corner.

Thank you.

Warmest regards,

School of Science and Technology, Singapore

Parents Engagement Programme #6

Registration for Parents Engagement Session #6 is now open.

Talk: Cultivating Good Work Habits to overcome less effective habits

Chinese Special Programme Lesson @CTSS cancelled on 20/2 (Thursday)

CSP students taking their lessons at Clementi Town Secondary School (CTSS):

CSP lessons will be cancelled on 20/2 (Thursday)  as Clementi Town Secondary School will be having Elearning Day for the upper sec and Aspire camp for the lower sec on this day.  

Ms Yeo Sok Hui
Mother Tongue Department

Safer Internet Day 2014

Safer Internet Day 2014 took place on 11th February. 
In line with the global theme of “Let’s create a better internet together”, the Medial Literacy Council launched a campaign to encourage Singaporeans to pledge what we can do to make a better internet. 

For a start, every one of us has the power to make the internet a better place just by adopting 4 simple values: Responsibility, Empathy, Integrity and Respect




Source:
http://www.medialiteracycouncil.sg/whatsup/pages/safer-internet-day.aspx


Let's pledge!


You have the power to create a better internet.
Take the PLEDGE and STAR in our campaign video at www.betterinternet.sg,
then SHARE with your friends.





Announcement of Result of Hackathon 2013 (Internal) Competition

All Hackathon 2013 participants are to meet Mr Dean Ang and Mr Aurelius Yeo outside ISH after flag rising ceremony on Monday(17 Feb).

The result of Hackathon 2013 (Internal) Competition will be announced.
Do email to us if you cannot make it.

Morning Assembly arrangement on 13 February 2014 (Thursday)

Dear Students

Tomorrow's Morning Assembly will be held in the Multi-Purpose Hall (MPH).

Please report to the MPH punctually for the morning assembly.
Thank you.


N.E.mation 8! Vote for Team Hashtag

Dear Students,

In September 2013, two teams participated in the N.E.mation 8! Competition themed “Together We Play A Part”. One of the teams emerged to be in the Top 10.

Team Hashtag’s entry features the journey of a National Serviceman and how other people in his life have played a part in his journey and contributed to the 30 years of total defence.


Do visit the link below to show your support for SST (Vote for Team Hashtag, C04)

http://nemation.sg/

Voting Ends 15 Feb 2014

Thank you.
Warmest regards,
School of Science and Technology, Singapore

Hackathon 2013 SST internal teams

SST internal teams who took part in Hackathon 2013, please meet Mr Aurelius Yeo and Mr Dean Ang for a short while, at ISH after silence reading period on Thursday, 13 Feb.

Reminder: Morning Assembly arrangement on 12 February 2014 (Wednesday)

Dear Students

Tomorrow's Morning Assembly will be held in your RESPECTIVE classes as the Indoor Sports Hall has been set up for the CWSAP exhibition by MOE.

Please report to the class punctually for the morning assembly, followed by the silent reading (as usual).



Titles on Singapore History & Heritage


In commemoration of Total Defence Day,
 a thematic display on Singapore Defence
 & 
books on Singapore History & Heritage 

Grammar Database

Dear Students,
We have subscribed to a web-based grammar database "Grammarly@EDU".
Grammarly@edu is an automated writing tutoring program which 
a) helps users students develop sentence-level writing skills like grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and vocabulary usage;
b) reinforces proper citation habits by directing students to improperly quoted content in their texts;
c) encourages students to revise their writing, helping to improve the quality of written assignments which students turn in;

To access the program, here is a brief guide below:
1) Go to www.grammarly.com/edu 
2) Click on "Sign-up" button at the upper right corner of the page.
3) Enter your name and institutional email (SST email) address; choose a password.
4) Click "Continue", you will receive an email confirming your registration 
5) Click on the link in the confirmation email and you will have access to Grammarly@EDU

[For Information] CWSAP Conference 2014 (Primary)

Dear Students

On 12 February 2014 (Wednesday), SST will be hosting the Cyber Wellness Student Ambassador Programme (CWSAP) Conference, with about 550 students and teachers from 100 Primary Schools attending the event.

The conference participants will start arriving between 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm.
The event will end by 6 pm.

Use of Venues
The Indoor Sports Hall (ISH) & Multi-Purpose Hall (MPH) will be used for the event.
  • Please refrain from conducting any activities in these venues from the 1 pm to 5 pm.
Classrooms at both Level 4 & 5 will be used for the workshops in the afternoon.
  • Students of the following classes are to remove any books/ materials from their desks as their classrooms will be used for the workshop; in addition, please assist to arrange your desks and tables in the configuration (that would be issued through the Form Teacher) after the end of last period on Wednesday (12 Feb)
    • Level 4: S1-01, S1-02, S3-01 to S3-08
    • Level 5: S2-01, S2-02, S2-03, S4-02 to S4-09
  • Please refrain from conducting any activities at these 2 levels from 2 pm to 6 pm.

Student Facilitators and Ushers
Please report to the respective teachers-in-charge at the following time:
  • Student Facilitators: at 12.45 pm - Learning Oasis 2
  • Student Ushers & Helpers: at 12.30 pm - Multi-Purpose Hall 

More details will be communicated via email.

GSO Newsletter


“GO SAFE ONLINE” serves to provide a consistent call-to- action where users are reminded to take personal responsibility in protecting themselves against cyber threats. In that the best protection for infocomm users against cyber threats is personal commitment to infocomm security.

January Newsletter


 In this issue, we can learn about shopping online and its security concerns.


Sec 1 students can borrow resources @ Info Hub

Secondary 1 students are able to borrow resources from Info Hub now.
Happy reading :-)

CCA Allocation for Sec 1 Students 2014

Dear Sec 1 students,

Please access the link here for your CCA allocation.  CCA training starts on 10 Feb 2014.  Please refer to the CCA schedule posted in the blog under CCA.

For further queries, please email Mr Jerome Tan at jerome_tan@sst.du.sg.

Thank You.

[7 Feb 2014] Info Hub is closed

Info Hub is closed today.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

[6 Feb 2014] Info Hub(L5) cordoned off for Book Display

Today Info Hub (L5) will be cordoned off for Book Display.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

[5 Feb 2014] Info Hub closed from 2:30-4:00pm

Info Hub is closed today from 2:30-4:00pm for School Emergency Training Exercise (SEMTREX).
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.