SST's Got Talent - Postponed

Dear Students,

Due to the OBS conducted this week, auditions for SST's Got Talent for the Upper Secondary students and those in groups that involve the Upper Sec students will have their auditions postponed to next week 7-9 February 2012. Please sign up for an audition slot outside the staff room. Thank you.

Ms Patricia Ng

(20120128) Info Hub News: Booking of Discussion Rooms

Dear Students

The Discussion Rooms in the Info Hub are now available for booking.
Visit the Info Hub Blog to find out what are the 'Terms and Conditions' to book and use the facilities.

20120127 (Sec 1) Invitation to take part in the Maths Olympiad Selection Round

Sec 1 students who are interested to participate in the Maths Olympiad competition:
We are going to conduct a selection test to shortlist candidates for training to take part in the competition.

Please register your interest in the following form
(Note: The same form was also posted in your class Maths blog).

Deadline to sign up: 1 February 2012 (Wednesday).
Selection Test will take place on 3 February (Friday) after school (look out for details in the Student Blog).

Thank you for your interest. The registration is now closed.

(20120127) Info Hub News...

Asian Geographic - Jan 2012
Catch up with the latest issue of Asian Geographic magazine about shadow of the Titanic, the legend of the “blood-sweating” horse, and more…..@ SST Info Hub

Assembly 27 Jan 2012

Dear students,
Kindly take note of the following arrangement for Assembly on 27 Jan 2012.

Sec 1 & 2 - Please remain in the classroom. Your FT will be conducting a CE session with you.

Sec 3 - Kindly proceed to the Hall for a Pre-OBS Briefing as well as a talk on LEAPS.
Do bring along your bags as you will be dismissed from school after Assembly. You are reminded to move briskly to the Hall.

Thank you.

Miss Doreen Tan

SST's Got Talent

Do you enjoy singing, dancing, playing an instrument, performing at poetry slams, telling jokes, performing with others?
SST's Got Talent is here once again to allow you to show us your talent.

If you would like to sign up for this talent contest, please fill up a form for the auditions outside the staff room.
The auditions will most likely run from the 30 Jan - 3 Feb 2012.

Venue, time and date will be advised.

Ms Patricia Ng

20120122 WIN a trip to Silicon Valley and other great prizes by telling us why you Can't Live Without Tech!

Dear Students

IDA and IDM Chapter of Singapore Computer Society have collaborated to organised the “Can’t Live Without Tech” contest for students to capture and share their passion for tech, through a simple 1-min video.

This is a great opportunity for you to use your infocomm skills and participate in the contest. The top winners will join the Champions from NIC Study Trip to visit Silicon Valley - the heart of innovation and technology. It is an opportunity not to be missed.

Visit the site:
Deadline has been extended to 10 February 2012.
Those who are interested to take part in the contest may approach Mr Aurelius Yeo for advice!

20120122 Info Hub - Opening Hours

20120122 1st Parents’ Engagement Session 2012

Dear Students,

Please convey the following Parents' Engagement programme to your parents. It has been highlighted in the January issue of the Letter to Parents:
SST is organising its first Parents Engagement session and it will be a talk conducted by the School Counsellor and the Cyber wellness Coordinator. The talk details are as follows:
Topic: How Parents Can Help Their Child: Time Management and Coping Skills
Date: 11 February 2012, Saturday
Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Venue: Auditorium (Block A, Level 4)

The talk is open to parents of Secondary 2 & Secondary 3 students. Parents of Secondary 1 students who have missed the talk on the collection day of learning device are strongly encouraged to attend.

Parents can click HERE to register for the talk.

20120119 NE-Mation 2012

Dear Students,

Last year, more than 100 teams participated in the annual NE-mation competition with the theme 'NS: From Fathers to Sons'. We are glad to announce that a team from SST has done very well and have been shortlisted into the final Top 10 of the competition. The team details are as follows:

Team Name: C9 Dreamation
Made up of students from the 2011 class of S2-08. They are:
Ng Kok Yin (Class 3-06) - Team leader
Celine Chee (Class 3-02)
Wee Ren Chang (Class 3-09)
Tan Jing Heng (Class 3-05)

Teacher mentor: Ms Seah Yen Sin

The team would like the SST community to support their efforts by visiting and vote for the team

Voting ends on 7th Feb 2012. Please support and do spread the word to your family and friends as well!

Thank you for your kind support.

20120120 Lunar New Year Celebration @ SST

SST will be celebrating the Lunar New Year this Friday, 20 January 2012.
As part of the celebration, there will be a concert in the hall from 11 to 11.50 a.m.
The following reflects the schedule and school hours on Friday:

8.00 - 11.00 a.m. Lessons as usual
11.00 - 11.50 a.m. LNY celebration in the Multi Purpose Hall
12.00 p.m. Dismissal after area cleaning
You are strongly encouraged to dress up with red as the main theme, in casual smart attire. No objectionable prints will be allowed.

Kindly be punctual

20120116 New Timetable Timing (Effect from 25th Jan Wed)

Dear Students,

Attached is the new timetable timing. It will take effect on Wednesday after Chinese New Year.

20120116 [NTU-IIC] Invitation to National Cashflow Competition 2012

"We were not taught financial literacy in school. It takes a lot of work and time to change your thinking and to become financially literate." -Robert Kiyosaki

What is the National Cashflow Competition 2012 about?

National Cashflow Competition 2012 (NCF 2012) features the use of the CASHFLOW 101™ board game. Students will represent their respective schools to compete amongst each other and aim to emerge as the winner by being the fastest player to complete the game.
The top 3 players from the competition will be awarded with prizes worth up to $5,000, with the top prize being a SONY VAIO laptop. The overall winner will achieve glory for his/her school by being awarded with the National Cashflow Competition challenge plaque.

What can the Student Participants learn from NCF 2012?

Importance of giving back to the COMMUNITY
Importance of INSURANCE
Introductory knowledge to the various INVESTMENT TOOLS

What are the details?

Date: 25th March 2012 (Sunday)
Time: 0800 to 2030 hrs
Venue: *SCAPE Mall
Registration fee: $10/pax


Registration starts today! Kindly indicate your interest in this event by 20th January 2012.
Please contact Mr Lam Hin Chew (Sports & Wellness HOD) to register!
Interested but need more information on NCF 2012? Read through the proposal attached for more details!
Visit our Facebook page for photos of NCF 2011.
For enquiries, please email us at

20120113 Mediate! Video Challenge (FB Voting)

Dear Students,

At the start of Term 4 2011, two teams of students took part in the Community Mediation Centre (CMC) I Mediate! Video Challenge. They had to work within very tight time frame to create their story board, gather the cast, rehearse and film the video with their end of year exams round the corner.

We are pleased to announce that both teams have done well and have been shortlisted into the final round of the competition. The two teams are as follows:

S2-02, 2011 (Led by Koh Su En, K J Shakti, Jasper Phang Wee Keat and Cheng Hao En) and
S2-05, 2011 (Led by Jonathan Then, Adam Tan, Pranavi Pandharinath and Aisyah Binte Mazlan)

It will be great to have the SST community to support their efforts by visiting the Facebook page at and to click “Like” to vote and leave a positive comment to support the two videos from SST. The S2-02 video is the third video on the third row while the S2-05 video is the first video on the third row on the Facebook page.

Voting ends on 31 January 2012 and the number of “Likes” and comments will form 15% of the score. Please support and do spread the word to your family and friends as well!

Thank you for time and support!

20120112 Assembly 13 Jan 2012

To all Sec 1, 2 and 3 Students,
Kindly proceed to the Hall at 11.40 am tomorrow for Assembly.
There will be a CCA Talk in the Hall.
As it is the last block of the day, please pack your bags and bring it along.
You will be dismissed from the Hall.

Kindly be reminded to be punctual.
Thank you.

Miss Doreen Tan

20120111 Counsellor's Information

Dear Students,

You can look for Mrs Karen-Ann Sciberras at the General Office.
Alternatively, you may approach from the entrance to the General Office that faces the car park.

You may also make appointment with Mrs Karen-Ann at 6571 7209, or via email at

Thank you.

20120105 (Sec 2 & 3) Assembly Talk

Kindly be informed that Assembly will take place in the Multi-purpose Hall at 11.50am tomorrow.
Mdm Lee Shuik Ming, Dean of Academic Studies will be addressing the Sec 2 and 3 students.
Please bring along a notebook and a pen.

Kindly be punctual.

Thank you.

Ms Doreen Tan
HOD/Student Development

20120105 - CCA Schedule and Venue

The CCA Schedule is now available via the Student blog.
You may click at the link for CCA Schedule and Venue at the left panel to access.

Mr Jerome Tan
CCA Coordinator

20120105 - CSP (Chinese Special Programme) 2012

Students who have signed up for the Chinese Special Programme in 2012, please CLICK HERE to see details.

Ms Bek Su Ling
HOD/Mother Tongue Languages

20120103 (for all) TimeTable

The class timetable is now available via the Student blog.
You may click at the link for Timetable at the left panel to access.

20120102 (for all) Temperature Taking Exercise on 6 January 2012

The school will be conducting the above exercise on the Friday, 06 January 2012.

The objective is to ensure the school's preparedness to resume temperature-measurement regime, and also to familiarize the school community with the process.

All students are reminded to bring their personal Oral DigitalThermometer (ODT) to school on that day. The ODT, which cost $5 each, can be purchased from the school bookshop.

All students are reminded to keep their ODTs in good working and clean condition.
Disciplinary actions will be taken against those without thermometer on that day.

20120102 (Sec 1) Preparation for Day 1 (ICT)

On the first two days of the Orientation programme, you will be using the following for activities:
  • Mac Application: PhotoBooth - to take pictures and record short video clips
  • Putting up posts in the class blog that requires you to insert images and video clips

Please ensure that you have a blogger account (which you would have created in the 1st ICT Engagement Activity (Activity 1: Blogging with Blogger) and an email account.

Remember to submit the blogger email address in the Googleform at your class blog. We will be inviting you as a co-author to the class blog.