Thursday 31 March 2022

The SSTraits Times Issue #3

 Dear SSTudents,

The Media Club Journalism Team is pleased to announce that we are issuing the third issue of The SSTraits Times.

A new issue will be sent out every 2-3 months. If you are interested in receiving them, do fill out the subscription Google form.

To read the third issue of The SSTraits Times, click here.

Should you have any enquiries, do contact us at

Happy reading!

Wednesday 30 March 2022

Updated Dental Schedule 2022

Dear Sec 1 and Sec 3 Students

With reference to our announcement on 10 March 2022, please refer to the following schedule for the rest of the Sec 1 and Sec 3 students. 

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

Please report punctually for the dental treatment and contact the General Office at 65717200 or email if you need any clarification.

Thank you.

[S4] 2022 S4 Common Test Schedule

 Dear S4 students,

2022 S4 Common Test starts on 25 April (Monday) and ends on 12 May (Thursday).

Please find the schedule in the link here: 2022 S4 Common Test Schedule.

There will be two briefings to students:

1. 18 Apr (Mon), 07:45-08:00 - Common Test (Written)

2. 19 Apr (Tue), 07:45-08:00 - Common Test (Science Practical).

Kindly familiarise yourselves with the Test/Examination Rules and Regulations; pages 1, 3 and 4.

Posted by Mrs Lim Woon Foong, HOD Science

Tuesday 29 March 2022

2022 Term 2 Unstructured Play

Dear Students,

Unstructured play will start on Friday 1 April, please refer to the information below. 

Guidelines for Unstructured Play

1. The use of the various venues will be based on first come first serve basis at the venue. Prior booking is not allowed. At each venue, the maximum number of groups will vary. (See link below)

2. Once the number of groups allowed for each venue is fully taken up, groups that come later will be turned away. They are not to loiter around the venue.

3. Students must show their Trace Together app on their handphone or token to the teacher on duty before they can start to play. These handphones and tokens will then be put into a bag near their playing areas. Students are responsible for their own belongings.

4. The students in a group can be from the same or different classes.

5. The use of the venues is only allowed during the recess breaks and with teacher supervision. If the teacher is not at the venue, students are not allowed to start their play.

6. No unstructured play should take place before and after school.

7. In the event of inclement weather, ISH and MPH may be used by other S&W classes for wet weather programme, hence they would not be available for unstructured play.

8. Students have the option of having their masks on or off during unstructured play and they can play 2 sided games.

9. Students should end their play at least 5 minutes before the end of their recess to wipe down the equipment before returning them to the teachers.

10. The teachers will have the right to stop the unstructured play if the students do not follow instructions from the teachers.

The schedule, teachers on duty and additional information of the venue and games can be found using the link below.

Thank you.

Lam Hin Chew
Dean, SD

Monday 28 March 2022

Use of Student Pass to Operate Turnstile at Gate C

Dear Students, 

Students will be able to use their student pass to operate the turnstile at Gate C for entry and exit from School during term time from 28 March 2022, Monday onwards.  Please refer to the presentation slides for the details.  Thank you.   

School of Science and Technology, Singapore 

Friday 25 March 2022

Ketupat & Kuih Donation Drive

Dear Students, 

As shared on 24th March, SST is working in partnership with the Malay Youth Literary Programme to run the Ramadan On Wheels programme. 

The Ramadan On Wheels programme seeks to reach out to 350 elderly in-need and low-income families through festive food donations. 

How you can contribute: 

Donate a packet of uncooked ketupat (mini rice cakes) or halal cookies for Hari Raya. You can buy the items from the grocery store or local supermarket. 

Do deposit the donated food items in a box outside the General Office. Collection period is from 28 March to 8 April 2022.  

Thank you

Thursday 24 March 2022

Contributing to the community and Raising awareness with #SSTACTvocates

 Dear SST Students,

Do you have a community issue that you are passionate about? Are you looking to raise awareness about it? 

With Advocacy@SST, you can send us your take on an issue which could be posted on our Instagram! 

Through Advocacy@SST, we aim to encourage and inspire every SSTudent to contribute to the local and global community by advocating for a cause through social media. We also hope to provide students with a platform that can empower them to advocate for different issues for the betterment of society by ensuring that their voices are heard.

The process to take part is really simple! All you need to do is:
  1. Visit our Instagram page @sstactvocates and click on the Google form in our bio. (Like and share our page while you are at it!)
  2. Submit a topic of your choice along with relevant information via the Google form.
  3. Next, the #SSTActvocates team will pick a submission and you will work with them to design a post, create a poster, or even film a video.
  4. Once your content has been finalised, it will be posted on our Instagram page @sstactvocates immediately!
Check out Instagram page @sstactvocates to find out more!"

Wednesday 23 March 2022

2022 HPV Vaccination for Sec 1 and Sec 2 Female Students

Dear Sec 1 and Sec 2 Female Students

The Health Promotion Board (HPB) will be offering school-based HPV vaccination for Sec 1 and Sec 2 female students (whose parents have given consent) on 1 April 2022 (Friday) at Blk C, 03-12 (Learning Oasis 1).

For Sec 1 students, parents have been informed via Parents Gateway to go online to consent on the Child Consent Portal via the QR code or link using their SingPass.  Please remind your parents to do so before the date of vaccination.

Sec 2 students would have received the first dose of the vaccination during Sec 1 last year (2021) and will be receiving the second dose of the vaccination.

Please refer to the schedule below and report punctually for the vaccination.
0800 - 0815S2-01
0815 - 0830S2-02
0830 - 0845S2-03
0845 - 0900S2-04
0900 - 0915S2-05
0915 - 0930S2-06
0930 - 0945S2-07
0945 - 1000S2-08
1000 - 1015S1-01
1015 - 1030S1-02
1030 - 1045S1-03
1045 - 1100S1-04
1100 - 1115S1-05
1015 - 1130S1-06
1130 - 1145S1-07
1145 - 1200S1-08

Thank you.
School of Science and Technology, Singapore

Tuesday 22 March 2022

SST Sec 4 Service-Learning Projects - suPAWtive with SPCA by S4-03

 Dear SST family,

I am Kylie Sim from S4-03, one of the ACE Leaders-in-Charge of suPAWtive, S4-03’s Service Learning Project.

Together with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), a non-profit organisation, suPAWtive aims to educate the SST community about animal cruelty and encourage them to adopt, not buy.

All you need to do is come support our booth at the Atrium and buy SPCA’s very own merchandise, and share this post with your friends and teachers!

Dates of Booth:

  • 30 March (Wed): 2.30pm to 4pm

  • 1 April (Fri): 1.20pm to 2.50pm

Some merchandise to look forward to*:

  • Tote bags

  • Handmade masks with animal prints

  • Mini drawstring bags with animal prints

  • Eco-friendly tumblers

  • Cute animal pins

*For the full list of merchandise, come down to our booth!

Should you have any queries, feel free to email any of S4-03’s ACE Leaders-in-Charge at or 

The items are limited and on a first-come-first-come basis. What else are you waiting for? See you at our booth!

With thanks,

Kylie Sim

On behalf of S4-03, suPAWtive

Monday 21 March 2022

2022 Pi Week

Dear students,

In celebration of Pi Day that falls on 14 March, the SST Math Department is hosting two events.

i) Rubik's Cube Competition

Click here for more details.

ii) Sudoku

Click here to view the question
  • Please make a copy of the GSheets and insert it into your Drive
  • Once you have solved the Sudoku, click on the "Submit" button
  • Submissions close on 25 March 2022 (Fri), 5 pm.

From: The Mathematics Department

Saturday 19 March 2022

Timetable: 2022 Term 2

Dear Students

Please be informed that a new timetable will take effect from Term 2 Week 1 Monday.

Do look out for the new timetable from your Form Teacher. 

Thursday 17 March 2022

2022 MTL Fortnight (21 - 25 March)

Dear students,

This year marks the 11th year with MTL Fortnight in SST. A myriad of activities has been planned by the MTL department with the following objectives in mind:

(1) To create an immersive environment for the learning and appreciation of MTL;

(2) To provide platforms for students to actively learn MTL and the associated culture; and

(3) To provide authentic opportunities for students to use MTL and experience the culture.

Do visit the  2022 MTL Fortnight Blog for the detailed programme and register online for the various activities.

Thank you!


Mr Peng / HOD MTL

Thursday 10 March 2022

Invitation to ACS(I)'s E-Open House on 9 April 2022, Saturday

Dear Sec 4 Students,

ACS(I) will be holding their annual e-Open House on Saturday, 9 April 2022 from 9 am to 12 pm. The event will provide useful information for Secondary 4 students looking to join the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.  
Details of their e-Open House will be available from their school website nearer to 9 April 2022.

Should you have any queries, please contact their Admissions Officer, Ms Carolyn Tok, at School of Science and Technology, Singapore

2022 Dental Service

Dear Sec 1 and Sec 3 Students,

The School Dental Service (SDS) will commence service to Secondary 1 and 3 students from 21 March 2022 (Monday) onwards.

Students, whose parents have given consent earlier, 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.

Please note below the dental schedule for the first 2-week.  The schedule for the rest of the Sec 1 and Sec 3 students will be shared at a later date. Please understand that the schedule may be subject to changes depending on the situation each day, due to the nature of the treatment. 

For more information, please contact the General Office at Tel: 6571 7200 or Email:  

Thank you. 
School of Science and Technology, Singapore


Monday 7 March 2022

Rubrik's Cube Competition

Dear Students,

In celebration of Pi Day, we will be hosting a Rubrik's Cube Competition on 25 March 2022 (Friday). This will be held after school from 1:15pm to 2:15pm. Depending on the segment that you are participating in, this should not affect interfere with your CCA timing. For each event, there will be two categories, Competitive and Open.

For the Competitive category events, students will be timed and the top 10 timings will be selected to compete in a Finals round, held immediately after. Prizes will be awarded to the Top 3 for each event. Their Houses will be recorded for House points. Challenge yourself!

For the Open category events, students will solve the required puzzles and given their own timings. Their Houses will be recorded for House points. Just come down to have some fun!

The timings for the segments are as follows:

  • 2x2 cube (Competitive) 1:15pm
  • 3x3 cube (Competitive) 1:25pm
  • Pyraminx (Competitive) 1:35pm
  • 2x2 cube (Open) 1:45pm
  • 3x3 cube (Open) 1:55pm
  • Pyraminx (Open) 2:05pm

 In view of current Safe Management Measures, you will be required to bring your own Rubrik's cubes or Pyraminx. You may participate in more than one segment. Please sign up to indicate your interest here.

For audience members, you may wish to watch our live coverage of the competition on zoom.
Meeting ID: 832 9408 3677
Passcode: sstrubriks

Please contact Mr Ivan Tan at or Ms Deana at for more information, or if there are any issues with the timings of the segments.

Classroom Climate Survey 2022 (8-10 March)

Dear students,

The Classroom Climate Survey (CCS) is conducted each year to allow you the opportunity to share with your subject teachers your learning experiences in their classes. Your feedback will help your teachers and the school in making the learning environment even more conducive.

This year, the CCS will be conducted on 08 Mar (Tue) and 10 Mar (Thu). You will be given time after flag raising to complete the survey.

In the morning of the two days, you will receive an information email indicating the subjects which you need to provide your feedback on. The maximum number of surveys to be completed each day is two.

Your feedback is important to us and we want to hear from you. We hope you will provide honest and candid responses. Although your details are required, this is solely for tracking the completion of surveys. Your details will not be included when the survey results are generated for analysis.

Should you have any query, please do not hesitate to email Mr Koh Siak Peng (HOD/IP) at

Instructional Programme Committee

2022 Math Challenge #4

Dear students, 

 Here is the last Math Challenge for Term 1.

See the full question and take part in this week's Math Challenge here.

Submissions close 11 March (Friday) 5 pm.

Wednesday 2 March 2022

First Time Use of School Smart Cards for Concessionary Travel - Sec 1 Students (2022)

Dear Sec 1 Students,

We are pleased to inform you that the School Smart Cards (SSCs) for Secondary One students have been delivered to the school to meet the expiry deadline on the use of the primary level SSCs by the Secondary One students on 30 April 2022.   You will receive your School Smart Card through your respective Form Teachers soon.  

Please note that you are required to activate your card at the TransitLink Ticket Offices / TransitLink Concession Card Replacement Offices / Passenger Service Centres (PSCs) at the MRT / Bus Interchanges by topping-up the value for the card before the SSCs can be used for concessionary travel.  Cash top-up at Passenger Services Centre has ceased. However, PSCs will continue to assist in the activation of a concession card for MOE students. To avoid being turned away, students are advised to inform the PSC staff that they would like to activate their concession card.  The minimum top-up value is $5.

Please call TransitLink at 1800 - 2255 663 if you require further clarification.  Thank you.  

School of Science and Technology, Singapore

Tuesday 1 March 2022

2022 SASMO Registration

Dear Students

1. You are invited to take part in the Singapore and Asian Schools Math Olympiad (SASMO) 2022.
2. It will be held on 28 March 2022 (Monday) from 3 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. in school.

3. All S1-S4 students are eligible to sign up.

4. There will be 6 compulsory online training lessons for students to complete before going to the competition (which can be taken any time before the competition).

5. The competition fee is $21.40 and will be collected through Edusave.
6. If you do not have sufficient Edusave funds, it will be collected through GIRO.

7. If you are keen to sign up, kindly sign up here.
8.The deadline for signing up will be 8 March 2022 (Monday) 7.00 p.m.

9. More updates and the official registration form will be communicated via your school e-mail once you have signed up.

10. Should you have further questions, you can contact Mr Ivan Tan at

Mathematics Department