Sec 3 Higher Mother Tongue Mock Test Session

Dear Sec 3 Students,

Please take note of the changes below.

Event: Sec 3 Higher Mother Tongue Mock Test Session
Date: 3.9.2012 (Monday)
Time: 12pm to 4:30pm (instead of 2pm to 6pm)
Venue: Lecture Theatre

No CSP lesson for Sec 1 and Sec 3 on 28 Aug (Tue)

Dear students,

Please be informed that CSP lesson for Sec 1 and Sec 3 will be canceled for the coming Tuesday, 28 Aug. Sec 2 will continue as per normal.

Thank you.

Flag Day Opportunity with St Luke's Hospital & ElderCare on 1 Sept 2012

FLAG DAY Opportunity for All Sec 3 Students!
Join in the community service on 1 September and raise funds for a good cause!

Dear Sec 3 students,

Details of the Flag Day

  1. Beneficiary Organisations: St Luke's Hospital and St Luke's Eldercare
  2. Date: 1 September (Saturday)
  3. Time: 2 Shifts - AM Shift (0900-1200hrs) OR/AND PM Shift (1200-1500hrs)
  4. Reporting Place: St Luke's ElderCare (Yishun Centre) - Blk 740, #01-490, Yishun Avenue 5, Singapore 760740. Nearest MRT is YISHUN MRT Station
  5. Note: Sec 3 students may sign up for either 1 or both shifts. Reporting time is 15mins before flag day shift.

Interested participants, please SIGN-UP Here!

Youth Service Committee

NOW YOU KNOW Cyber Wellness Competition 2012

 Google and Media Development Authority of Singapore are proud to invite schools to participate in the NOW YOU KNOW Cyber Wellness video-making competition. This competition encourages peer education around good online practices. Would like to generate awareness around five themes:
  • how to discern information
  • Online etiquette
  • Personal data protection
  • Safety from cyber bullying
  • Cyber security
Competition Guidelines
  • This competition is open to students aged 13 –19.
  • You will need to form a team consisting of 2 – 4 other students to be able to qualify.
  • Videos should not be longer than 5 minutes on any theme related to good online practices.
  • The competition will run between 6 August 2012 – 30 September 2012.
  • All videos must be submitted by 30 September 2012, 11:59 pm, Singapore time through the competition website. 
  • Schools and students may send multiple entries for the contest.
  • Videos will be judged on their originality, creativity and effectiveness in communicating Cyber Wellness.
The video could be a cartoon animation, reality show, dramatic fiction, or documentary! It’s up to you to decide which creative method you would like to use to educate your viewers about Cyber Wellness.Viewers and teams may also participate in a PUBLIC VOTE for their favorite videos on 1 October, 2012. 

All expenses paid trip to visit Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California for 4 days, 3 nights.


Brand new Android smart phones for each team member.


An afternoon at Google Singapore. Have lunch in the Goopitiam, get a free massage, and try to beat Googlers at video games. (Winners for this prize will be decided by PUBLIC VOTE)

All 3 teams will also win a FREE Google Apps for Education Training Workshop for their schools. 

For more info Click here.

(20120819) S1 & S3: MOE Survey on Use of ICT for Teaching & Learning

Dear Sec 1 & Sec 3 Students

MOE is conducting a survey to find out how you have used computer for school work. This survey is administered by the National Institute of Education, and SST is one of the 110 schools in Singapore selected to participate in this survey.

All you need to do is to respond according to your own experiences.
It will take less than 10 minutes to complete the survey.

Please login to the GoogleSite for details and access to the survey.

Thank you.

Hari Raya Aidilfitri

Dear Students,

Please be informed that SST NE Committee in collaboration with the Malay Language Unit will be setting up booths at the canteen, in commemorating the festive season of Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

These booths include information on the Significance of Ramadhan and the joyful season of Aidilfitri. The Sec 2 Malay students will be attending to the booths and to your queries. You are cordially invited to drop by and share the joy of this festive season with us during recess.

The booths will be placed at the canteen from 22 August to 24 August.

We hope to see you there!

Thank you.

SST NE Committee

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Magazines @ Info Hub

August issue
   Discovery Channel Magazine Contents
  • Sonic Boom: exclusive interview of Chuck Yeager’s record-breaking life.
  • Sweet Isolation: 12 pages photo story about Jacob’s trip to Isabela last year in this issue. This trip is where the start of the Katutubong Filipino Project happened. The article also mentions the Katutubo Project.
  • Wallenda’s Wired World: Nik Wallenda’s walk across Niagara falls captured global attention…

August issue

National Geographic Contents
  • East Side Story: The "other London" gets ready for its role as venue for the Summer Olympics.
  • Tibet's Golden "Worm": Wormlike yartsa gunbu is part fungus, part larva—and for those who find it, pure profit.
  • What a Dive! : The gannet can plunge into the sea at 70 miles an hour and go as deep as 50 feet.
  • Chasing Lightning: Tim Samaras zips along with his 1,600-pound camera, aiming to snap the birth of a bolt.        

Barclay Visit

Dear Students,

We will be organising a visit to Barclays.

Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking,Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.

Date: 21st September 2012
Venue: One Raffles Quay office, South Tower
Time: 2 pm
Agenda: Presentations and Q&A from an IT director and an HR representative Barclays Very Own Trading Floor: Watch the hustle and bustle of the finance world unfold in your visit as you will be visiting Barclays trading floor * A trading floor where dealers exchange or trade in stocks or other securities.

One-way transport will be arranged for students to travel from the school to the event venue.
Students will be dismissed from event venue.

* Priority will be given to ICT TDP students.

Important Note:
It is your responsibility to ensure that your participation does not affect your involvement in other school-related event or programmes such as TDP, Support Programme, Supervised Study, Competitions and CCA.
No excuse slip will be given to your teachers in-charge of lessons, CCA or any other school-related event that takes place at the same time.

Learning Journey to NASA Hyperwall!

Dear Students

Please see the list of selected students for this Thursday's Learning Journey to NASA Hyperwall and Guest Lecture at Resorts World Sentosa. We will gather outside SST's General Office at 2.15pm, and return to school by about 6.15pm.

Please note that you have to submit the consent form to me before you are allowed on the Learning Journey. You may drop it in my pigeonhole anytime from now till Thursday to confirm your attendance. If you have also decided not to attend the Learning Journey, please also inform me by emailing to asap so that your seats can be released to other students.

Thank you.

Mr Ron Tan

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Public Lectures for Geo-Sciences

WhoMasa-yuki Yamamoto (Kochi University of Technology) and 5 teachers / 10 students from the Ozu Super Science High Schools etc 
When? Wednesday 15th Aug 2012 from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Where? Lecture Theatre (Block C level 3)
What? Geo-science   
What Should You Bring? Yourself, up to a maximum of 100 students
Who should come? Any SST student, especially if you are looking for ideas for your ISS or TDP research projects.

Note: Please email me at if you need to be excused from your CCAs or other activities.

Interesting information you can get before you attend this session:
Kochi University of Technology =
Kochi Ozu High School =

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Learning Journey to NASA Hyperwall!

Learning Journey to NASA Hyperwall!

Attention all Sec 2 and Sec 3 students!!!

If you are interested in the planetary/earth sciences, SST is arranging a FREE trip for you to visit the NASA Hyperwall exhibition at Resorts World Sentosa!

1) We will visit NASA Hyperwall and interact with NASA Scientists at the booths. Rare opportunity to find out more about the work of NASA from them directly!
2) Attend a public lecture "The End of the Pacific? Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Pacific Island Livelihoods" by Patrict Nunn. This lecture will expose us to the perils of sea-level rise - and we can draw parallels from the Pacific Islands and ask ourselves if Singapore should start worrying as well? Those who intend to go on GCP Humanities Trip to Hawaii are strongly encouraged to attend this talk!

Resorts World Convention Center, Sentosa

16 August (Thurs), 2.15 - 6.15pm
We will gather outside GO at 2.15pm. You will return to SST at about 6.15pm.

Click on the following link to apply. You will be excused from CCAs/Support classes if you are selected. Hurry up, limited seats available only! 

We will inform you more details once you have been selected for this learning journey. 

Mr Ron Tan
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QSE Survey schedule

Date/Day                          Time                                     Class
6 August (Mon)                2.30 - 3.15 pm                      S2-03

7 August (Tues)                2.00 - 2.45 pm                      S2-01
                                          2.45 - 3.30 pm                      S2-02

13 August (Mon)              2.30 - 3.15 pm                      S2-04

14 August (Tues)              2.00 - 2.45 pm                      S2-05
                                          2.45 - 3.30 pm                      S2-06

15 August (Wed)               12.45 - 1.30 pm                   S2-07
                                          1.30 - 2.15 pm                     S2-08
                                          2.15 - 3.00 pm                     S2-09

(20120806) English Language Oral Examination

The above will be held as follows after school:

1. Sec 1s (Term 3 Week 8) - Monday to Wednesday (2pm - 5pm)
2. Sec 2s (Term 3 Week 8) - Wednesday to Friday (2pm - 5pm)

(To note : Wednesday will be used as a 'buffer' for absentees and students with other commitments.)

3. Sec 3s (Term 4 Week 1) from 2pm to 5pm

The EL teachers will inform their individual classes regarding the specific timings and dates accordingly.

As such, the students will need to be excused from CCA and other commitments.

Announcement for 8th August 2012

Dear Students,

There will be no CCAs after the National Day celebrations on 8 August.

Thank you.

20120731 (Sec 3) BioTechnology

Dear Sec 3 Biotechnologists,

1) Biotech Lesson Schedule Changes:
  • Next Thurs (9 Aug): AM & PM Classes Cancelled, BOTH Brought Forward to Tues (7 Aug) PM (Combined Lecture for 2 classes will be conducted at SEMINAR RM; NO practicals).
2) Revision Lectures (2 Sessions) on Microbial Technologies 1 & 2:
  • Session 1 (Tomorrow): CANCELLED!
  • Session 2: Next Wed (8 Aug): 11.30 - 12.30 pm, SEMINAR RM (30 min break immediately after National Day celebrations).
3) Mass Make-Up Tutorial for S3-05, S3-01/2/3/4, S3-07/8, Optional for S3-09:
  • Next Wed (8 Aug): 1.00 - 2.00 pm, SEMINAR RM (30 min lunch break immediately after Revision Lecture Session 2, S3-06 leaves Seminar Rm at 12.30 pm, S3-09 may choose to sit in for mass tutorial).
  • Please bring your own lunch as canteen stalls will be closed on that day.
    Ms Shireen