Tuesday, 30 June 2020

Youth Day Appeal

Dear students,

Once again, we have come to the time of the year where we can do our part to contribute to the less-privileged communities in Singapore.

Every year, the Community Chest (ComChest) seeks to raise awareness and funds for 80 over designated charities in Singapore through the Youth Day Appeal (YDA), which is participated by more than 150,000 students and staff in schools in Singapore.

The YDA $ donations will be collected in class on this Wednesday morning by your respective form teacher/s.

Alternatively, you can utilise the QR code below for digital banking contribution:

Note: for digital donation, scan the QR code above using i-Banking app. If you do not have the i-Banking app, you may approach your parents for assistance.

For it is in giving that we receive. Let us all do our little part to contribute to a more gracious and compassionate society. ☺

Thank you on behalf of ComChest.

Mr Seth Tan

[ALL STUDENTS] Running Friday's timetable on 8 July and 29 July

Dear students,

In the remaining weeks of Term 3, from the month of July to the month of September, there are a few scheduled public and school holidays on Friday, including Polling Day.

To make up for the loss of curriculum time on Friday, please be informed that the school will run Friday's timetable on Wednesday in the following two weeks:

1. Week 6: 8 July
2. Week 8: 29 July.

For these two days, please remember to pack your school bag according to Friday's timetable.

By Mrs Lim WF, HOD Science

Friday, 26 June 2020

2020 School Dental Service (for Sec 1 and Sec 3 Students)

Dear Students (S3-01, S3-02, S3-03, S1-01, S1-02, S1-03)

The School Dental Services (SDS) for Students was disrupted earlier during the Circuit Breaker period.  

This is to inform you that the SDS will re-commence service to students on 30 Jun to 9 Jul 2020.  Please note below the scheduled date for your class and report to the SDS when you are called. The mobile SDS bus is stationed at the visitor's parking lot

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

Students from other Sec 1 and Sec 3 classes who have not been seen will have their dental treatment at a later date. We will advise you once we received the confirmation from SDS.

For more information, please contact the General Office at Tel: 6571 7200.  Thank you.  

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School of Science and Technology, Singapore 

2021/2022 SST ACE Leaders Applications starts today!

Please note that this application is only open to the Secondary 2 students of 2020 and an email with more details has been sent to you. 

Unstructured Play During Recess, Before and After School

Dear Students,
With regard to the above, the school is looking into the matter taking into consideration safety concerns. Hence, for the coming week onwards, starting 29 June next Monday, we will continue with the current school guideline of no unstructured play at all times, until further notice.

We seek your cooperation and understanding on this. Thank you.

Best regards
Lam Hin Chew
Dean, Student Development

Wednesday, 24 June 2020

2020 NRIC Registration Exercise for Sec 3 Students

Dear Sec 3 Students (Students who are 15 years old), 

The NRIC Registration Exercise which was originally scheduled to be conducted at SST on 3 July 2020 will be postposed to 3 November 2020, 1 pm in view of the School-Parent Meeting (SPM) taking place on 3 July 2020. 

The exercise will be conducted by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA). Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents who reach the age of 15 this year must register for their Identity Cards before their 16th birthday.

You may have received the ICA notification letter/reminder letter and registration form sent to your home address.  Please disregard the reminder letter and retain the registration form which is still required for the registration exercise in Nov 2020.  Further details on the registration excercise will be shared with you in Oct 2020. 

If you are unable to participate in the NRIC registration excercise in School on 3 Nov 2020, you will be required to register for your NRIC in person at Level 3, ICA Building. 

School of Science and Technology, Singapore

Tuesday, 23 June 2020

2020 GCE O-Level MTL/HMTL Oral Exam

Dear S4 MTL/HMTL & S3 HMTL students,

The GCE O-Level MTL eOral examination will take place from 7 to 16 July(MTL) and 28 July to 4 Aug(HMTL),  between 1:45 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Please find the exam briefing slides and oral schedule in the following links:

Do refer to this post for more updates.

Please email me for further clarification.

Peng Wee Chuen / HOD MTL

Thursday, 18 June 2020

Online JA Young Technopreneur Challenge 2020 (for Sec 2 & 3)

Junior Achievement Singapore is organising the Online JA Young Technopreneur
Challenge 2020. The Young Technopreneur Challenge, sponsored by HP Inc., aims to support students to take ownership of the world they live in and actively develop solutions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

We aim to interest, excite and provide students a unique platform to stretch their imagination and push their boundaries to learn to think global, innovate, create and pitch an idea or concept by making use of STEM and technology. We will also provide an opportunity for students to display their innovative ideas and passion through STEM workshops and to be guided by business mentors which will complement their learning journeys leading up to the competition presentation day.

The challenge consists of 3 bootcamps where students will develop their ideas, go through a rigorous
design thinking process, research and prototype, as well as learning about the steps to becoming a

The challenge culminates in an expo event where students will showcase and present their ideas to a
range of industry judges – winners possibly taking home funding to support the development of their

Student participation criteria:
1. Secondary 2 & 3 (7th & 8th grade)

2. Must have a laptop and internet connection. All bootcamps and the Innovation Exp & Presentation
will be held online using an online platform.

3. Permission from parents is required to participate using an online platform.

Phases of the Competition:
1. UN Sustainable Development Goals – Select a problem related to a UN Sustainable Development
Goal. (http://www.globalgoals.org/)

2. Innovative Idea – In teams of 3 students, think of an idea to solve the problem.

3. Registration – Register your team of 3 students via https://www.ja.org.sg/the-young-technopreneur-challenge-2020.html. For your registration, you must indicate your choice of the UN Sustainable Development Goal that your team have chosen to address. (interested students who would like to represent the school in this competition have to join the I&E TDP on Monday afternoons to prepare for the challenge)

4. Bootcamps - To enhance the learning experience for the Young Technopreneur Challenge, 3
bootcamps (design thinking, STEM applications, and pitching & presentation) will be required for all
participants. Teams are assigned their mentor during the first bootcamp. The bootcamps will be
conducted online.

5. Innovation Expo & Presentation– All the teams will showcase their innovative ideas at the
innovation expo & presentation. Top 6 teams will be selected to advance to the final round of the
competition to be held in the afternoon.

1. Prizes: Teams will be competing for the following awards:
1st place: Trophy + Digital device / accessories
2nd place: Trophy + Digital device / accessories
3rd place: Trophy + Digital device / accessories
Best Presentation: Trophy
Best Prototype: Trophy
Most Innovative Idea: Trophy

2. Company Job Shadow: Top 3 teams will participate in a job shadow program for 1 to 5 days at
HP Inc. Find out why they are one of the most innovative companies in the world and share your
ideas with their team (post COVID-19).

3. “Inside The Innovation”. Top 3 teams showcase your innovative idea at the “Inside The
Innovation” exhibition cum showcase by A*STAR at Our Tampines Hub. Connect with scientists
and tech experts (post COVID-19).

4. Funding. SGD 3,000 is available for the winning team for reaching approved implementation goals
and milestones following the challenge to further develop the idea.

Students who are interested are to form their own teams and email Mr. Lam at lam_hin_chew@sst.edu.sg by 22 June Monday 6 p.m.

Thank you.