Health Week, Quiz 4

Dear Students,

You are invited to join in the Health Quiz this week to win points for your house as well as attractive prizes for yourself. 

Here's the 4th and final Quiz!

Health Week, Quiz 3

Dear Students,

You are invited to join in the Health Quiz this week to win points for your house as well as attractive prizes for yourself. 

Here's the 3rd Quiz!

Also do try to come for the various activities today even if you did not sign up.

ActivitiesVenueTime
Water SoccerField2pm - 4pm,4pm - 6pm
Titan Challenge (InterHouse)Outside ISH4pm - 6pm

Have a HEALTH WEEK!

Water Soccer Registration

Dear students,

Water Soccer is happening TODAY! 

If you are interested to participate, kindly indicate if you are able to participate in the 2-4pm or 4-6pm session here.

P.S. Please be in your S&W attire for the activity. Also, please bring along a set of uniform change as you will be wet from playing water soccer!

Thank you.

Regards,

Ms Choo

Health Week, Quiz 2

Dear Students,

You are invited to join in the Health Quiz this week to win points for your house as well as attractive prizes for yourself. 

Here's the 2nd Quiz!

Let's Support! National Chinese short film competition

A group of students participated this year's National Chinese Short Film competition and they had presented their work on 28 July (Tuesday) morning.
Please cast your vote to support them. 

You can view their entry at:

From: Ms Dai Yuwen

Upcycling Project Featured on OKto Channel Tonight

Dear All,

Do tune into OKto channel at 10 p.m. today to catch your friends Ain Nuha, Shaquille, Ng Keen Yung and Chow Zi Jie from S4-01 and S4-08, sharing about their upcycling project in the programme "Mission Restorable".

The series features a vintage buff scouring Singapore for vintage furniture and other items to be restored or up-cycled. His mission is to give it a facelift by hunting the original spare parts and asking the help of the best remaining craftsmen who can do the job. The show hopes to promote greater awareness of our country’s history, art and culture as well.

Hope you could catch our SST students in action!

Have a great week ahead!

Thank you!

From: Ms Praveena

Health Week, Quiz 1



Dear Students,

You are invited to join in the Health Quiz this week to win points for your house as well as attractive prizes for yourself. 

Here's the 1st Quiz!


Staff Appreciation Week

Dear Students,

As we will be celebrating Staff Appreciation Week soon, the Peer Support Board and Ms Patricia Ng will be holding auditions for students wishing to perform during the Staff Appreciation Week Concert. 

Auditions round 2 will start after 2.30pm on the 29th July at the Auditorium. All participants are required to sign up at https://goo.gl/sDS2FU prior to the auditions as soon as possible.


*Please fill in the date of the Audition that you wish to attend in the last question “Any request/instruments needed?”

Date: 29 July (Wednesday)
Time: 2.30pm onwards
Venue: Auditorium


On behalf of the Peer Support Board,

Thank you.

Mission to reduce waste in SST

Dear All,

We are on a mission to reduce waste in SST.
Do assist us in completing the survey by 28 July (Tues).
Thank you very much.

From,
The Participants of National Environment Challenge

Heath Week

Hello Students,

This is the link for the Health Week activities sign up again. Registration closes at 1pm today!

You will also find the briefing slides for the Inter House Titan Challenge and Sandwich making. Please contact your House Captains or Vice Captains to sign up!


Digital Citizenship Week: Quiz 5

Dear Students,

Thank you for participating in this all week! Yesterday's participation chart can be found below.

Here's the final quiz for Digital Citizenship Week 2015.

Cheers
From Mr Teng JY
on behalf of the Digital Citizenship Committee

Interclass RHD Roadshow Competition

Dear SST students,


The NE Committee would like to thank you for participating in the OHYAY! Roadshow yesterday, 23rd July.  
We hope you have enjoyed your time with your peers.  
Here is the another surprise from the organiser:
Based on your personal experiences, what are the ways you can do to be a good neighbour.
You simply need to fill in this form and get your classmates to do so.  
You may submit multiple entries but with different tips.  
Top class which submits the most entries for the Neighbourly Tips, will win attractive prizes from the organiser.
Hurry! The deadline is on Tuesday, 28th July at 3 p.m.

Here is Link


Sale of complete set of NDP songs on 2 CDs featuring original artists

Over the years, many of the past National Day Theme Songs have been lost or unpublished. As a gift to Singapore's jubilee birthday, Music & Movement has compiled this album that features the original versions of 27 National Day Parade Theme songs performed by the original artists like Stefanie Sun, JJ Lin, Kit Chan, Dick Lee, Mavis Hee, Tanya Chua, Corrinne May, Taufik, Olivia Ong, Rui En, Electrico, Joi Chua, Hady Mirza, Kevin Tan, Clement Chow  and many more.

Some interesting features:
  • The first complete collector’s item on a 2 CD set
  • Features messages from many of the performers and writers of the songs featured
  • CD remastered from original recordings from the private collection of the producers and
    singers of the songs as well as Artistic Directors of past National Day Parades. 
  • Project is strongly supported by MCCY and COMPASS
Price : S$17.15 inclusive GST per set.

A portion of the sales will go to the Sing50 Fund, a private initiative managed by The RICE Company and supported by The Straits Times and The Business Times, that aims to promote Singaporean Pop Music talents in schools. The fund will also be tapped on to fund outreach programmes of Sing50, such as arranging for piano trainers, concerts and the Singapore Song Competition. 

If you would like to purchase a set of this CD, please complete this form:Complete NDP Theme songs in set of 2 CDs

Any further enquiries, please contact Ms Patricia Ng, 65717414 during office hours or email herpatricia_ng@sst.edu.sg

Advisory Period/ Assembly on Friday (24 July)

Dear Students,

For advisory period tomorrow, 24th July, please report to the venue on time.  Please bring a pen as you will be required to fill up a simple survey.

Here are the details:

Sec 1s & 2s : report at MPH, 11.55 a.m.
Sec 3s & 4s: report at Auditorium, 11.55 a.m.

Thank you.

Mdm Azizah
On behalf of Digital Citizenship & National Education team.

Digital Citizenship Week: Quiz 4


Dear Students,

Here's Digital Citizenship Week Day 4's instalment. Have a great day ahead!

Cheers
From Mr Teng JY
on behalf of the Digital Citizenship Committee






Digital Citizenship Week: Quiz 3

Greetings Students!

Here's the quiz of Day 3 of the Digital Citizenship Week 2015.

Thank you and keep up with the participation! Yesterday's participation chart can be found below.

Cheers
From Mr Teng JY
on behalf of the Digital Citizenship Committee



[S1 & S2] Digital Citizenship Week Programme @ Classroom (FT Time)

Brought to you by the Digital Citizenship Committee Cyber Wellness Ambassadors

Secondary 1: Gaming Addiction







Secondary 2: Netiquette






[S1 & S2] Racial Harmony Week Programme @ Classroom (FT Time)

Brought to you by the National Education (NE) Committee

Secondary 1: eCard Competition




Secondary 2: ePoster Competition




Deadline for entry submission of the competitions is 29 July 2015 (Wednesday)
Please refer to the slides for details.

In celebration...

Dear SST Students,

Today marks the Racial Harmony Day in Singapore.  Thank you for being part of multi-cultural community in SST.  We hope you enjoy our short sharing in the morning.

As part of NE Committee efforts to preserve racial harmony in Singapore, we would like to promote a nation-wide event.  Do sign up if you are interested.  See attach for details.


Do visit the Infohub as there is a combined exhibition on Digital Citizenship issues & Racial Harmony Showcase.  Exhibition on Digital Citizenship Showcase includes SST digital citizenship info brief, Original works done by students and information (articles, print and non-print) on Cyber issues

For Racial Harmony Day Showcase, it includes the cultural practices of communities in Singapore and display of interracial items ranging from cutleries, wedding materials to traditional games.





From: Digital Citizenship & National Education Team

Racial Harmony Day: Race Against Racism

Singapore's only Race Against Racism. Celebrate harmony through the spirit of friendship, respect, trust and understanding. 


Digital Citizenship Week: Quiz 2

Dear Students

Here's the question for Day 2!

You can scroll down to see the participation pie chart for yesterday's question.

From Mr Teng JY
on behalf of the Digital Citizenship Committee








Digital Citizenship Week: Quiz 1

Dear Students

This week (20 to 24 July) marks the annual Digital Citizenship Week.
We would be running a series of quizzes this week.

Participation points will be given to classes and...
Classes with the highest score (with well thought-through responses) will stand to win a prize!
The winners will be announced next week.

From Mr Teng JY
on behalf of the Digital Citizenship Committee

Extension of Concessionary Travel for Secondary 4

Dear Students

Please note that the concessionary travel will expire on 31 Dec 2015.

Please present your School Smart Card (SSC) at any Transit Link (TL) Ticket Office, Concession Card Replacement Office (CCRO), Passenger Service Centre (PSC), Add Value Machine (AVM) or the General Ticketing Machine (GTM) to extend the concession validity of your SSCs to continue enjoying concessionary travel till 31 Jan 2016.

You may start to activate the extension with effect from 20 Jul 2015 and the last day for extension of concessionary travel is 20 Sep 2015. Students who are paying fare charges through GIRO or Auto Credit Card are also required to extend the concession validity of your SSCs at any of the machines/offices mentioned above.

You may call TL-Hotline at 1800-2255 663 for assistance if you encounter problem extending the concession validity. TL's Hotline Operating hours are from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm daily and they are closed on Public Holidays. Thank you.






Book Sale

Dear Students,

 We are pleased to inform you that there will be a book sale to be held in SST as follows.

 Dates: 30 and 31 July 2015
Venue: Atrium

 For those who are interested, please visit the book sale during your recess or lunch breaks. Please also note that the vendors only accept cash.

 Thank You.

Staff Appreciation Week Audition

Dear students,


As we will be celebrating Staff Appreciation Week soon, the Peer Support Board and Ms Patricia Ng will be holding auditions for students wishing to perform during the Staff Appreciation Week Concert. 

Audition sessions will start after 2.30pm on both 24th and 29th July. All participants are required to sign up at https://goo.gl/sDS2FU prior to the auditions by 23 July, 8pm.

[Update: Schedule] School Dental Service (for Secondary 1 and 3)

Dear Students (Secondary 1 and 3)

The School Dental Service (SDS) will commence service to Secondary 1 and 3 students from 28 July 2015 (Tuesday) onwards.

Students who have given consent will be required to report during school hours, upon request by the Dentist, to the mobile SDS bus which will be stationed at the visitors parking lots.

Please Click HERE for the class schedule.

Please understand that the schedule may be subject to changes depending on the situation each day, due to the nature of treatment. Thank you.

Combined Auditions for SST Talent Show Case & Staff Appreciation Day Concert

Calling all who would like to perform for SST Talent Show Case and/or Staff Appreciation Day Concert. 

There will be auditions on 24 July 2015 and 29 July2015 in the Auditorium from 2.30pm onwards so mark the dates in your schedule!
For those who take part in the auditions and show sufficient preparation, your will be given participation points for your House. 
For example, you decide to come as a juggler. Your House will score 1 point for taking part. However if you make it through to the concert, you will score extra points.

For groups with members from different houses, the same point system applies to you.
For example, you might enter as a vocal group but your 2 friends are from Green House and Blue house whilst you are from Yellow. All three houses will be credited with 1 point each for participation but if your group gets shortlisted to perform for the concert, you will be given extra points.

Further details to sign up will be given on Monday by the PSB. Please look out for the link in this student blog.

For further enquiries, you can approach Ms Patricia Ng. You can also call her on 65717200 during office hours or drop her an email: patricia_ng@sst.edu.sg or message her on FaceBook.

Info Hub - Eve of Hari Raya

Dear all,

Info Hub will be closing early on 16 July 2015, Thursday. We will operate from 8.30am to 12.30pm.

[Additional INFO] O Level Listening Comprehension Exam (MTL and HMTL)

Reference Post (10 July) O Level Listening Comprehension Exam Briefing for MTL and HMTL students

As a follow-up of the briefing conducted on Tuesday (14 July), the slides are now available at your respective Student GoogleSites (Announcement. Please refer to the slides for more details.

From: Mr Zeng Wei

CDAC - SFCCA Bursary 2016 (for Secondary 1 to 3 students)

Dear Students

We are pleased to inform you that the CDAC - SFCCA Bursary 2016 is open for application from now till 31 August 2015.

The eligibility criteria are as follows:
(a) Race/ Citizenship
Chinese students who are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents

(b) Income
Gross monthly household income less than or equal to $1,900 or monthly per capita income less than or equal to $650

(c) Conduct
Excellent, Very Good or Good

(d) Attendance
At least 90% unless with valid reasons

(e) Others
Not receiving The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund and other scholarship or bursary (with the exception of the MOE Edusave Merit Scholarship or bursary)

Application Procedures and Submission:
If you qualify to apply for this bursary, please collect the application form from SST General Office or download from www.cdac.org.sg/application-forms. Please note that application to CDAC closes on 31 August 2015.

Thank you.






SST Health Week in Week 5 (28th Jul - 31st Jul)

Dear Students,

Sports & Wellness Department is host an Inaugural SST Health Week in Week 5 (28th Jul - 31st Jul). In that week, we will be having activities to challenge your knowledge on how to take care about your health and challenge you to take up activities that you have never experience before.

Do sign up for the activities by clicking here.
Sign ups are first come first serve and students are not allowed to miss their CCA for the activities. Note that there is a limit of 40 students per activity.

Aerobics Day (28th JulTuesday)
Zumba, 3.30pm - 4.30pm , MPH
Kickboxing, 3.30pm - 4.30pm, Atrium

Team Sports Day (30th JulThursday)
Water Soccer, 3.30pm - 4.30pm, Field
Kin Ball, 3.30pm - 4.30pm, Field

The activity sign up will close once the quota has been met.
SIGN UP now to avoid disappointment.

Have a Health Week ahead

Regards,
S&W Department

Early dismissal for Muslim students on Eve of Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Dear students,

In view of the preparation for the Hari Raya celebration, Muslim students are allowed to leave the school at the respective recess timings on the eve of Hari Raya Puasa on 16 July 2015, Thursday.

Lower Secondary : 9.45 a.m.
Upper Secondary: 10.35 a.m.

Students will have to sign-out at the General Office before they leave the school premises. Parents may also make arrangements to pick up their child/ward on that day.

We would like to wish all Muslim students and their families “Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri”.

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

O Level Listening Comprehension Exam Briefing for MTL and HMTL students

All Sec 4s, and Sec 3 Higher Mother Tongue Students:


Date: 14 July(Tuesday)
Time: 7:40am ~ 8:05am
Venue: SST Auditorium

Updated (9.10 pm)
Attendance is compulsory for Sec 4s who are seating for O Level Mother Tongue Paper, and Sec 3 Higher Mother Tongue students. Please report directly to the auditorium for morning assembly. Students who are not seating for the Listening Comprehension paper are to report to ISH for morning assembly.


From: Mr Zeng Wei

Update (14 July 2015, 12.35 pm): 
The Briefing slides will be made available in the Students' GoogleSite (Announcement).

School Dental Service (for Secondary 1 and 3)

Dear Students (Secondary 1 and 3)

The School Dental Service (SDS) will commence service to Secondary 1 and 3 students from 28 July to 4 September 2015.

Students who have given consent will be required to report during school hours (upon request by the Dentist) to the mobile SDS bus which will be stationed at the visitors' car park area.

The class schedule to be advised later.

Thank you.

Youth Day 2015: Dress & Pledge Day

SST will observe Youth Day Celebrations on 10 July 2015. Hence, we will be having our annual 'Dress & Pledge Day'.


Attire
Students are encouraged to come dressed as Cosplay characters or in their home clothes.

Attire should still adhere to the fundamental philosophy of SST Student Code of Conduct and uphold the dignity of the SST student. Hence, revealing clothes and clothes with objectionable prints should not be worn. Students are required to wear covered shoes. Students who do not wish to come in home clothes or Cosplay costumes can choose to come in full school uniform.

We will also have an Inter House Cos Play Challenge as well as Inter House Lip Synch Challenge followed by a collection for a charity during Assembly 11.55 am - 12.45 pm. Be ready to support your houses with the loudest of cheers!

From:
Ms Patricia Ng

Additional Note (from Mdm Bek, HOD MTL):
Students sitting for GCE O level Oral exam on 10 July should report for exam in proper school uniform.

Train Disruption of North-South Line

Dear Students,

Do take note that the North-South line will not be suspended from 11.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Nonetheless, students are encouraged to find alternative routes home to ensure that you get home safely.

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

[S2 & S3 Students] GCP - Taiwan Adventure Trip

Dear Sec 2 and 3 students,

Please indicate your interest on the GCP Taiwan Adventure Trip here.

Thank you.

Ms Choo


[Important] New Timetable for 2015 Term 3 w.e.f. Monday (13 July)

To all SST students:

Please note that there will be a new timetable for Term 3 which will take effect from the following Monday, 13 July (Week 3).

You may refer to this LINK for the new timetable (ver4).

[NE Ambassadors: S2 & S3] Invitation to Harmonyworks! Conference 2015: "Harmony in Our Hands"

Dear Sec 2 & 3 NE Ambassadors,

Greetings.

On behalf of SST NE Committee, we would like to invite you to be part of this conference.  Inaugurated in 2005, the Conference provides a platform for students to gather insights as well as exchange views and opinions on inter-racial and inter-religious issues in Singapore with politicians, practitioners and community leaders.  As a NE Ambassador, this is a good platform for you to learn more about NE issues pertaining to Singapore.

There will be a forum theatre that touches issues such as stereotyping and ethnic clustering.  This forum theatre model provides a novel and light-hearted approach to engage youths on deeper issues and draw reflections.  You will get a chance to be part of breakout discussions and a plenary session by Mr Daniel Yun, Producer of the upcoming local movie - 1965.  There will be a dialogue session with the Guest of Honour, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister of Environment and Water Resources.

The details of the Conference are as follows:
  • Theme: "Harmony in Our Hands:
  • Venue:  Temasek Convention Centre (Temasek Polytechnic)
  • Time:  9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.
  • Date:  Saturday, 11th July 2015
  • Admission:  Free
The objectives of the Conference are:
(a)  To reflect on the past 50 years of nation building;
(b)  To reflect and elicit youths' views on whether Singapore has reached a truly racially harmonious state in the past 50 years;
(c)  To raise awareness on challenges concerning communal cohesion in increasingly diversified Singapore and;
(d)  Inspire and equip youth participants with the mind set and attitude to take ownership on resolving some of the issues that Singapore may face in the next phrase of nation building in terms of racial harmony and social cohesion.

To facilitate the reply, everyone need to reply.  NIL reply is required.  We would appreciate it if you fill up this document latest by Monday, 6 July 3 p.m.

Looking forward to your reply.

Thank you.

On behalf of SST NE Committee
Ms Wong Ho Yan, Ms Huang Pei Shan, Mdm Azizah

Briefing for GCP Level 2 Taiwan Adventure Trip

Dear Students,

There will be a Level 2 GCP Taiwan Adventure Trip briefing as follows:

Day/ Date: Tuesday (7 July 2015) and  Thursday (9 July 2015)
Time: 2.30pm to 3.30pm 
Venue: I&E room

This GCP is open to only Sec 2 and 3 students. Students who are interested, please attend either the Tuesday or Thursday briefing session.
Please see Ms Choo or Mr Lam if you have any questions. 

Thank you. 

Info Hub

Dear all,

Level 5 of the Info Hub will be out-of-bounds for all from 2 July 2015 to 14 July 2015. No discussion rooms will be made available. Please note during this period, silence must be observed at all times in the Info Hub.