[ECG] Talk by ECG Counsellor - Leaping from SST - Preparing for Post Secondary Education & School Admissions

Dear all,

As we are approaching the end of Term 2 and the DSA-JC and EAE period, it is a good time to revisit the various post-secondary educational pathways and the admission exercises available.

Our ECG counsellor, Dr. Piriya will be conducting a talk on "Preparing for Post-Secondary Education and School Admission".

The details of the talk can be found below. If you are interested, please register via the email sent to your SST email or the link available on Google Site

Regards,
Ms Karen Ng

[Parents] I Can't Live Without IT! - Engaging The IT & Smartphone Generation

This Parents' Engagement Programme takes place on the School-Parent Meeting (SPM) Day when you will be in SST to meet up with the Form Teacher and find out your child's progress in this semester. Mr Shem Yao, is the Senior Executive of TOUCH Cyber Wellness (TCW) will be the speaker of the talk. Come and attend the talk to find out practical tips that you can guide and support your child during this holiday!


Synopsis:

There is a growing prevalence of mobile gadget usage in Singapore. Pre-school toddlers are being nanny-ed with smart mobile devices. Primary school children are pressurising their parents to buy them a smartphone. And more than 90% of youths own a smartphone by the time they are 13 years old. 50% of them own at least two or more gadgets, such as a smartphone, laptop, tablet or portable audio device.

Be engaged by our experienced speaker and gain a better understanding of youths’ mobile habits, some of the mobile technology concerns and how to connect with them more effectively in this digital age. Practical tips, rules and guidelines to managing the child’s mobile usage will also be shared.

Topic: I Can't Live Without IT! - Engaging The IT & Smartphone Generation
Date: 22 May 2017, Monday
Time: 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm (2 hrs)
Venue: LT (C-03-11)
Fee: Session is FREE

Click HERE to register


Upper Secondary Mid Year Post Exams Inter House Games (IHG)

Dear Sec 3 and 4,

All upper secondary students will be involved in Inter-House Games on the morning of 12 May 2017 (Friday). Students with medical excuses, please help us out with score-keeping and officiating. 

Everyone, please come in SW attire and appropriate shoes, with your nails trimmed. During the games, please remove all watches and jewellery and empty your pockets. Kindly get plenty of sleep the night before and have a good breakfast as there isn't any fixed recess time that day. Students who are unwell or recovering from illness/injury, but who would still like to participate, are to declare the medical conditions to the teachers-in-charge before the start of first game. We expect school to end at 1pm that day. Please do not bring valuables that day as everyone will be too busy to take care of your belongings for you. 

We look forward to an exciting sports carnival with you. Thank you.

Best Regards,
Mr Dennis Lam

Upper Secondary House meeting for Mid Year Post Exams Inter House Games (IHG)

Hi Upper Sec students (Sec 3 and Sec 4),

There will be house meeting for you to sign up for Mid Year Post Exams IHG this Wednesday from 2-2.30pm.

The venues are as follow for the respective Houses:

Black - Audi
Red- Mph
Green - Ish
Blue - Atrium
Yellow- Big stairs outside LO2

Thank you.

CCE Lessons on 24 April 2017 (Monday)

Below is the programme for Monday's CCE Lesson.

S1 & S2 will remain in classes for lessons while S3 & S4 will proceed to the multi-purpose hall for the talk.


LevelProgrammeTopicLocation
S1
Peer to Peer programme
Discerning Fake NewsS1 Classroom
S2Be wary of online scamsS2 Classroom
S3
Assembly talk
(by Touch Cyber-wellness)
Social Media:
The Unbridled World of Social Media
MPH
S4

Morning Assembly for Tues 18/4/17 (All Levels) and Rescheduling of S3 Common Test Briefing

Dear students,

Please kindly note that all levels will report to the ISH for morning assembly tomorrow, 18/4/17.

Common Test briefing for S3 will be rescheduled to Thurs, 0740.

Thank you.

Common Test Briefing for S3 and S4

Dear S3 and S4 students, Please report to the Auditorium on the following dates for your morning assembly followed by Common Test Briefing. S4: Monday 17/4/17 by 0840 hrs S3: Tuesday 18/4/17 by 0740 hrs

Mathematics-Related Contests



1. 11th Inter-school Sudoku Challenge

Broadrick Secondary School is organising its 11th Inter-School Sudoku Challenge on Thursday, 6 July 2017. SST is invited to send 1 team of 4 students from Secondary 1 or 2. The top 5 teams will receive prizes. There is no registration fee.

Students interested in sudoku and logic puzzles, please email Mr Chen at chen_jin_quan@sst.edu.sg by Friday (21 April 2017) for registration.


2. 2017 Singapore Statistics Poster Competition

The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability of NUS is organising the 2017 Singapore Statistics and Poster Competition. This competition is open to all Sec 3 and 4 students. There is no registration fee.

Students interested in taking part, please email Mr Chen at chen_jin_quan@sst.edu.sg with your project ideas by next Friday (21 April 2017). He will mentor you in this competition.


SST Glider Competition (2017)

Dear Sec 1s and 2s, 

As mentioned during the morning assembly, the SYFC will be holding its inaugural SST Glider Competition later this term. 

Not only will participants learn about the basic theory of flight and how to build a wooden glider from basic raw materials, they also stand to win attractive prizes in the competition.

We will be conducting (a) theory lesson and (b) hands-on workshops to guide all participants in building their wooden gliders, which will be used in the competition later; all building materials will be provided during the workshops. 

To sign up, please visit this following URL: http://tinyurl.com/melsqbl.

Important notes:
  • Registration will close by this Thursday (13 April), 5:00pm;
  • Only the first 30 registered participants will be accepted; all participants will be notified via email upon successful registration.
  • Details and schedule of the theory lesson and workshops will be sent via email to all participants at a later date (once registration is closed).
  • Participants are not allowed to skip TDP, SSP and CCA for the theory lesson, workshops and competition itself in the event of a clash.
Thank you for your kind attention and cooperation.

On behalf of SST SYFC.

2017 Sec 4 English Oral Prelim Exam (10 to 17 Apr): Out-of-bounds Venues

The Sec 4 English oral preliminary examination will take place on 10, 11, 13 and 17 April 2017, from 3.15 p.m. (on 10 and 17 April) or 4.00 p.m. (on 11 and 13 Apr) and end at 6.30 p.m.

The designated exam venue and waiting room will be Info Hub (Level 5) and Tutorial Room 3 (B-05-05) respectively.

As such, your assistance is required to ensure a conducive environment for the Sec 4s to take their examination. Please refrain from making noise in the vicinity of Block A, especially areas nearer to the Info Hub as your noise might affect the performance of those taking the oral examination.

  • The following venues will be out of bounds 15 minutes before the start of the examination:
    • Info Hub (Level 5)
    • Tutorial Room 3
    • Level 5 linkway from Block C to Block B and from Block B to Block A
Thank you for your cooperation.

Mr Perdana Pan
Sec 4 EL Level Coordinator

2017 International Friendship Day@SST - Logo Design Competition

To commemorate this year’s International Friendship day, let’s put our creativity together and design a logo that represents good relationships between Singapore and other nations. You may use any software to create the logo. The logo can represents the relationships between Singapore one particular nation or several nations.

Examples:




  • (A) Theme: Friendship between Singapore and other nations.
  • (B) Team: a pair of students from any level
  • (C) Product: Logo
  • (D) Deadline: Thursday, 13th April 2017 before 3 p.m.
  • (E) Information to be included when you email:
    • Name and Class of Group Members
    • Caption of the logo
    • Short reflection on the reasons behind the design
  • (F) Email to Mr Thanapat, thanapat_thanchitt@sst.edu.sg

Thank you.



Infohub Closure

Dear students,

Please be informed that the Infohub will be closed at 3 pm today as the Info Hub Executive will not be available. We apologise for the short notice.