19th Inspiring Chinese Language Teachers Awards



Dear Students,

Do you know of a deserving Chinese language teacher who has shown exemplary efforts towards the teaching of the Chinese language and culture?

The 19th Inspiring Chinese Language Teachers Awards is now open for nomination.

Organised by Lianhe Zaobao and co-organised by Singapore Chinese Middle School Teachers’ Association and Singapore Chinese Teachers’ Union, with strong endorsement by the Ministry of Education and sponsored by Lee Foundation, the awards seek to give due recognition to deserving teachers who also develop in students an appreciation for the language and culture.

Nomination forms can be downloaded HERE, from www.zaobao.com or www.omy.sg. Students can also obtain the form from the General Office Reception.

The closing date for nomination is 29 February 2016.

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

NCAC - All are invited to Participate!

This announcement was first posted on 21 July 2015

Dear Students

You are invited to participate in the following challenge, a follow-up of Monday's Character Education lesson. Good responses would be shared and we will have some pleasant surprises for you :)

From: NCAC team (Luke, Nehal, Pranav, Sophia & Thomas)





2015 Celebrations of Learning (COL) Results

Dear Students

Please click HERE to access the results (updated).



Prize Presentation on 23 October 2015
(i) Best Subject Presentation Awards - Only the first name of the group will receive the certificates on behalf of your team.

(i) Overall Best Class Displays - The Chairman of Vice-Chairman will represent his class to receive the certificate and prize.

From: Dr Laura Ng (on behalf of IP Com)

2016 Booklist (Secondary 2/3/4)

Dear Students

The 2016 Booklists are ready. A copy of the booklist will be given to you by your Form Teacher. The bookshop and uniform shop will be conducting a mass sale in school during the Nov/Dec school holidays on most days. Thank you.

Secondary 2 booklist
Secondary 3 booklist
Secondary 4 booklist
Schedule - Bookshop
Schedule - Uniform shop

Last Day of School Programme (23 Oct 2015) (Friday)

2015 Last Day of School Programme
Date: 23 October 2015 (Friday) - Information for Students
Secondary 1
Secondary 2 & 3
0740 to 0815 - Morning Assembly @ ISH
0740 - 0745 - National Anthem and Flag-raising
0745 - 0815 - Prize presentations


0815 to 0930 Class Closure & Clean-up @ Classrooms
0815 - 0930
  • Class Closure & Clean-up
  • FT Closure with Class & Students’ Reflection
  • Give out examination scripts & booklist
  • Announcement about holiday fun packs, holiday homework and remedials (Students’ Googlesite)
  • ActiveSG Experience ASEAN Para Games briefing
  • Reminder about returning outstanding library books
  • Clean classroom, clear lockers and cupboards


0740 to 0815 - Morning Assembly @ ISH
0740 - 0745 - National Anthem and Flag-raising
0745 - 0815 - Prize presentations


0815 to 0900 - NYAA briefing @ Auditorium
0815 - 0900 - NYAA briefing (Mr Jerome Tan)
0930 to 1000 - Recess
0900 to 0930 - Recess
1000 - 1100 DM talk @ Auditorium
  • Code of conduct
  • Case studies

0930 to 1100 - Class Closure and Clean-up @ Classrooms
  • Class Closure & Clean-up
  • FT Closure with Class & Students’ Reflection
  • Give out examination scripts & booklist
  • Announcement about holiday fun packs, holiday homework and remedials (Students’ Googlesite)
  • ActiveSG Experience ASEAN Para Games briefing
  • Reminder about returning outstanding library books
  • Clean classroom, clear lockers and cupboards
1100 - 1200 Last Assembly @ ISH
 Announcements:
  • Expected conduct and use of time during holidays (DM)
  • School rules and attire applies for students returning to school for activities. (DM)
  • Haze and weather info guidelines (DM)
  • Blk D out of bounds due to GCE O Levels (DM)
  • Video highlights from 2015 (Media Club)
  • Principal’s Address (20 min)
1200  - Dismissal

Important Reminders for students

  • Students are reminded to return all library books before 23 Oct 2015.
  • Student are to bring along rags for classroom clean-up on 23 Oct 2015.
  • Students are to start clearing their lockers before 23 Oct 2015.
  • Attire for 23 Oct 2015: School Uniform

Beach Clean-up Replaced with Indoor Workshop

Dear Sec 1 Students

Due to the persistent haze, the Beach Clean Up programme on Tuesday, 20th Oct has been change to an indoor The Environment & You Workshop. The sessions will be held in the Sec 1 classrooms. Please bring along a fully charged LD and your charger.

You are to report to school in full uniform. Thank you.

Best regards,
Mr Dennis Lam
On behalf of Post-Exams Activities Committee

House Bonding Activities

Dear Young Ladies and Gentlemen of SST,

You may have already heard of the upcoming House Bonding Day being planned by your House Leaders. As the air quality continues to be unpredictable, we will push back the House Bonding Activities for all Houses to 2 Nov. Your House Committees will get in touch with you regarding sign up soon, so keep that afternoon free.

Best Regards,
Mr Dennis Lam
On behalf of all House Masters.

S2-01 and S2-02: Kayaking Cancelled

Dear Young Ladies and Gentlemen of S2-01 and S2-02,

As the air quality continues to be unpredictable, we will be cancelling your kayaking programme on 19 Oct. After verifications of marks in class (9 - 9:30am), you will have 2 Outdoor Education theory sessions: 

0930 - 1100: Map Reading
1130 - 1300: RAMS 

Rock climbing and bowling for other Sec 2 classes remain unchanged.

These outdoor education modules will be held at LO2. Thank you for your kind understanding. Please report in your school uniform. 

Mr Dennis Lam
SW Department

School Parent Meeting on 22 October 2015

Dear students, 

Please inform your parents that there will be a School Parent Meeting on 22 October 2015 (8 a.m. to 12 noon).
Your parents can make appointments with your form teacher to collect your Progress Report for Semester Two. 

Details on how to make appointments and other information are available on the SST  website in the October issue of the Monthly Letter to Parents. 

Please note that all students are expected to come, in school uniform, as it is an official school day. Students will be dismissed at 1 p.m.

Thank you.

Regards,
Mr Stanley Tan

S4 Graduation Night - 16 November 2015

Dear parents,

We are pleased to inform you that we are inviting all graduating students of SST to the 2015 Graduation Night. The 2015 Graduation Night is an event that celebrates your child’s / ward’s successful journey after four memorable years in SST. It also serves as a platform and opportunity for the graduating students to celebrate and strengthen their friendships fostered.

The details of the event are as follows:

Venue: School of Science and Technology, Singapore
Multi-Purpose Hall
Date:16 November 2015 (Monday)
(Registration and Pre-Event Activity will start at 6:00 p.m. at the Indoor Sports Hall)
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Cost of Event: S$58
(Admission is by tickets only)

More information can be found in the consent form

Please complete the consent form and return it to the General Office by 19 October 2015.

Thank you.

An invitation from PforSST (Year-end gathering 2015)

Dear Students
The following message is posted on behalf of PforSST.


Dear Parents

We are in the last quarter of 2015, soon the examinations will be over and many of us will be preparing for the holiday season for some R&R, reflection and planning for 2016. 

The PforSST ExCo similarly will be making changes and you may have heard that SST will also see a change in leadership. We in PforSST decided to have our year end gathering 2015 and wanted to take this opportunity to invite you and your children as well.

This will be a great opportunity to wind-down and relax on a evening. We have planned the following:

1) Games with the children and parents
2) Giving our best wishes to Mr Hoe the current Principal
3) Welcome Mrs Linda Chan the new SST Principal 
4) Getting to know the new ExCo for 2016. 
5) ....Finally Dinner and mingling around before we call it a night. 

So, parents, this is a great opportunity to network, let the kids have some fun, meet their seniors and look forward to 2016. 
I invite you to fill in the REGISTRATION FORM so that we can cater for the right number and avoid any wastage. 

DATE: 14 Nov 2015    14 Nov 2015
TIME: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm     4.00pm - 8.00pm
VENUE: SST ISH

Click HERE to register
Look forward to seeing y'all!!!

On Behalf of PforSST
Gabriel Joseph

Kayaking Programme for S2-05 and S2-06

Dear young ladies and gentlemen of S2-05 and S2-06,

As the PSI is above 100, we will be cancelling your kayaking programme tomorrow. Assembly will still be in the ISH at 7.40am. Thereafter, you will have 2 Outdoor Education theory sessions: 

0800 - 1000: Map Reading
1030 - 1230: RAMS 

These outdoor education modules will be held at the SEMINAR ROOM. Thank you for your kind understanding. You will not be required to wear your S&W attire, so please report in your school uniform. 

On behalf of Ms Andrea Koh
SW Department

Urgent: Changes to IE Bazaar Layout

Hi Everyone,

I have made some changes to the MPH and ISH Layout for IE Bazaar 2015. You can find the updated layout here on slides 3 & 4:

​Key points:
1. All Sec 1 games stall have been relocated to MPH
2. All food, drinks and snacks are to be sold and consumed in ISH
3. The ticketing booth can be found in the ISH (or gym, if conditions allow).

Please note that:
1. Send someone to General Office at 7.45 - 8am to collect coupons and 2 boxes.
2. After the event, return all boxes (do not throw!!!) and coupons to Our Space. Look for Ms Adele Lim and other teachers there.​

Warning: Strictly no cash transactions allowed. All coupons have to be bought from SW teachers.

Warmest Regards,

Mr Dennis Lam

Student Travel Declaration (Nov/Dec 2015)

Dear Students

Some of you may have holiday plans in November/December. Please fill up this form if you are travelling overseas during the year-end school holidays. If you are not travelling, no action is required. You may update your declaration at a later date. The declaration form will be available until 31 December 2015.

Thank you


[Gentle Reminder for Sec 1-3 students] Please bring your LD to school tomorrow.

Dear Sec 1-3 students,

The student ICT Survey 2015 (Sec 1 -3) will be administered on Friday, 9th Oct, from 0740 to 0820. Please report to your class before 0740 for the singing of the national anthem. Your form teacher will facilitate the implementation of the survey. You are to bring along your learning device to participate in the survey. The post-exam activities will commend after the survey.

About the ICT Survey

The student ICT survey gathers student self-reported data about: 
  • Use of laptops and perceived effects on work habits, learning, and classroom environment 
  • Student engagement and the value they perceive in their schoolwork 
  • Learning strategies and organizational skills
These data allows us to track the progress of the implementation of the 1-to-1 programme in SST.
The expected duration of the survey is  30 minutes

Thank you for your participation.

SST ICT Department

Urgent: Changes in Post-Exams Activities

Dear Students,

Due the the persistent haze conditions, we have made some changes to the End of Year Post-Examinations Activities. Please refer to the link below for the latest schedule and updates of changes to activities which are marked in red fonts.


For your information, on 9 Oct, the Outdoor Education Expedition (OEE) for S2-05 - S2-08 had been cancelled. There will not be any trekking out of school and overnight stay. Instead​,​ you will be engaged in alternative Outdoor Education activities like First Aid (Part 2), Knots and Lashings. For S2-03 and S2-04, the kayaking had been cancelled too and replaced with Map Reading and Risk Assessment Management (Part 2).

(Sec 3 students:) On 12 Oct​ and 3 Nov​, please note that Dragon Boating / Golf will be replaced with a Bowling Competition.


Going forward, should there be further changes, we will update the schedule between 48 to 24 hours before the activity. Please check the programme daily for updates and further instructions.

Thank you.

Warmest Regards,

Mr Dennis Lam
Sports and Wellness Department

[For Secondary 4 Only] 2015 Student ICT Survey

Dear Secondary 4 students,

Thank you for those who completed the student ICT Survey last Friday.
Students with the following index numbers are have not complete the survey and are urged to complete it by Monday, 5 Oct.
The information slides are available at https://goo.gl/yTCip5.
Direct link to the survey is https://goo.gl/FP0Hoz.

S4-01:  Index 2, 10, 21
S4-02:  Index 1, 25
S4-03:  Index 6, 12, 15
S4-04:  Index 3, 10, 21
S4-05:  Index 1, 5
S4-06:  Index 3, 9, 13, 19
S4-07:  Index 3, 4, 8, 10, 13, 17, 19, 20, 22, 23
S4-08:  Index 1 - 26

SST ICT Department

[For JLSC Applicants] JLSC Briefing at L02, 3.15-3.45 pm

Dear JLSC applicants

Please be reminded that there will be a compulsory JLSC briefing tomorrow. This has been communicated to you via email earlier on. 

Event details are as follows:

Date/Time: 2 Oct (Fri), 3.15pm to 3.45pm
Venue: LO2

We will be announcing the list of shortlisted students for the final interviews, which will take place on 7/8 Oct. 

Please email the teacher-in-charge (shawn_kwek@sst.edu.sg) if you have any queries.