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Chapter Three

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SJI Community Roll of Honour Diary of Events Learning Journeys Co-curricular Activities (Secondary Section) • Sports • Uniformed Groups • Performing Arts • Clubs • Catholic Groups Creativity, Activity and Service (Senior Section)

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Chapter Six

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Chapter Seven

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Autographs

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Classes of 2019 • Senior Section • Secondary Section

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From the Principal This December we are blessed to have a fir tree for Christmas. We have never had a real Christmas tree before. The day the fir tree arrived and we began decorating it, I watched our cleaners, Aunty Saras and Aunty Nagama repeatedly touch its needle-like leaves and smell its fragrance that wafted through the Brother Kevin Byrne (Administration) Block. I watched them smile as they did this. Thereafter, they smiled whenever they touched and smelled our Christmas fir tree. They had a look of delight. This is a happy image I would invite us to have as we give thanks for our 2019 school year together. Our new Year 1 and Year 5 students had this same look when they began their first day in SJI buoyed by their hopes and dreams. This is the same look reflected in the joyful faces of our Year 4 and Year 6 students when they graduated. Such was their delight, I believe, because they had a happy, purposeful and special experience while studying in SJI. Many Josephians also smiled with delight each day they learned and grew up, prayed and played in the good and happy company of friends. When they were surprised by the little ways teachers and school cared for them, their smiles were big and bright. In fact, I see their delight most of all in how eager they are to come to school each morning, and every evening, in how much they want to stay back to study or hang out together.

I saw this same look in our teachers and staff again this year whenever their students thanked them for their love and care. They had the same look when the school surprised them with their very own ‘Google-like’ space to dream, discuss and incubate new ideas to improve SJI, as well as a staff section in the canteen. They smiled much during Teachers’ Day as we celebrated with a hearty morning breakfast in the Beurel Library. After a challenging year reorganising the school, we are all smiling more because we can see how our efforts are improving SJI to become a school of significance. Thank you, teachers and staff for your love and care for SJI! I believe all these smiles and delight are the results of our students and teachers practising the Art of Noticing. I described this practice when I addressed the school at the 2019 Inaugural Assembly. Noticing involves seeing, and not being seen. It also has to do with listening, and not being heard. It is about noticing the people, spaces

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and happenings around us daily so that we can better connect, understand and affirm each other. Noticing is a grace; it humbles us to learn and grow, which is the work of education. When we can do all this we would have a healthy habit to move through the world, and to live well. This is how we can be happy because we will always know how to make a difference and for whom we can do this for. Most of all, noticing helps us to give thanks for all that we receive and have. I am heartened that many of us in SJI practice the art of noticing. This is why we smile and delight much, like Aunty Saras and Aunty Nagama. As you read the following pages of this year’s Josephian Annual, you will see many smiles and much delight. You cannot miss these. You will find it in the many photographs and the writeups about the classes, CCA/CAS groups and school events.

You will see Josephians delighted and smiling as they celebrate their good O Level and IB results for 2018. Our O Level Class saw 100% passes, of which 94% qualified for junior college. 106 of the 250 students who sat for the O Levels scored 6 A1s or more, while 107 of them scored less than 10 points. Our IB Class graduated 269 students of whom 180 scored at least 40 points. 111 of them scored 42 points or better and 8 students scored 45 points. The prestigious Bilingual Diploma was awarded to four students. I know they accomplished this excellent results because they studied, supported and challenged each other together, along with their teachers’ help. You will see Josephians smiling too when read about their participation in various activities and competitions on the sporting field, arenas and courts. They gave their best at zonal and national levels, including becoming National B Division Champions in Sailing, National C and B Division runners’ up in Canoeing and winners in a wide range of sports from Dragon-boating to Hockey to Tennis. Our Uniformed Group members had much to smile about too in 2019 as they continued to be recognised amongst the best units in Singapore for their outstanding performance. In the 2019 Singapore Youth Festival, our student performers from the Guitar Ensemble, SJI Military Band, Vocal Ensemble and Drama Group had great big smiles when they were highly appraised for their outstanding performances.


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Many individual Josephians and school teams performed very well in myriad competitions throughout the school year, and they were simply delighted. Some of these were the Raffles Business Symposium, Singapore Mathematical Olympiad, Plain English Speaking Award Competition, National Science Challenge, the National Malay Debate Competition and the Commonwealth Essay Competition. I know the strong community spirit and faith in each student’s potential encouraged them to do well. Our teachers too had lots to smile about. It was a good year as they participated in various professional development efforts at school and academy levels to upgrade themselves. Through Staff Learning Teams, focused workshops, and local and overseas conferences, many were happy with the myriad opportunities to develop themselves as Lasallian educators.

Josephians. Ms Bee and Mr Chew have a profound belief in the good an SJI education can make in a student’s life. This moved them to give their lives to SJI. Having known them, many teachers, I know, want to make this belief real for Josephians, like Ms Bee and Mr Chew have done. They smile knowing this is a good mission. We smiled a lot in SJI. Our smiles however are not just for ourselves. They are also meant for someone else: to greet them; to encourage and cheer them up; and to say, “you are special!” Smiles also affirm friendship, and in SJI they remind us that we are Josephians and we are one.

2019 was a special year for SJI. We celebrated the Tercentenary of the death of St John Baptist de la Salle (founder of Lasallian schools) and the Year of Lasallian Vocation for educators. During the year students and teachers reflected on the anniversary theme “Our Heart, One Life, One Commitment” in varied ways. Among these, three events in SJI best express how we remembered, celebrated and continue to believe in the Lasallian mission that undergirds the quality education SJI provides. First, the making of the Tercentenary Banner. Every member of the SJI community contributed a palm print or thumb print to create the largest hand printed banner in Singapore in 2019. This was recorded in the Singapore Book of Records. More significantly, doing this together in the ‘gotong-royong’ spirit of improving SJI, we brought to life the importance of our SJI community to support, affirm and celebrate one another. This banner was displayed on our Indoor Sports Hall’s façade from February to September for all to see how tall we can stand together as SJI. Second, the opening of our Heritage Gallery ‘Missio 1852’. In this new, purposed built space, we celebrate our school’s Catholic, Lasallian identity and ethos, history and tradition through key milestones in SJI’s development from Bras Basah Road to Malcolm Road and significant Josephians who contributed to SJI’s legacy. Our staff and students worked together to launch it successfully on 7 August. SJI is indeed ‘‘a tradition worth keeping.” This is why from 2020, every new student and teacher will be inducted into SJI through this space which will not only display SJI’s history and memorabilia but serve as a history classroom for teaching and learning. Third, the passing of an era. This year Ms Bee and Mr Chew retire after 48 and 49 years respectively of loyal, selfless and distinguished service to SJI. Many of us smiled as we remember Ms Bee for her graciousness and Mr Chew for his inventiveness at their Farewell celebrations. We delighted in the gift they are to the school and many

One of us in SJI is Aunty Vanda. She is our security guard. She always has a smile for everyone who enters and leaves SJI. As a security guard it is her job to notice people and situations. But she always notices us with a smile. For many students and teachers, even parents, she is a wisdom figure, a caring mentor, a helpful person and, most especially, a mother-figure who protects and teaches. She does all this because she cares. Her smiles tell us so. Like Aunty Vanda, we have all smiled at one another this school year. We have because we really do care for each other. In the words of 2019 IB Class, we care because SJI is a wholesome school. What a wonderfully life-giving image this is for us to close this school year with. It is because in every smile, you and I have experienced the goodness of each other. More significantly, we have received through each other’s smiles nothing less than God who is smiling at us and blessing us. As we look ahead to 2020, I pray God will lead us into the new school year with a smile – not just to welcome us to a new school year, not even to assure us He has many wonderful and good gifts for us, but simply to say with His smile that you and I have no better place to be at in 2020 than here in SJI! Ora et Labora!

Fr (Dr) Adrian Danker, SJ

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11thBoard of Governors Chairman

Deputy Chairman

Representatives of the Brothers of the Christian Schools

Mr Lee Kok Fatt

Mr Goh Soo Jin

Bro Nicholas Seet

Executive Director, UOB

Principal Pee Hock, FSC Co-Head of Asia Platinum Director, Equity St Patrick’s Community

Ex-Officio Members

Rev Fr (Dr) Adrian Augustus Danker, S.J.

Principal St. Joseph’s Institution

Bro Dominic Yeo Koh Tuan Kiok Religious Brother, Montfort Centre

Parent Representatives

Bro Paul Ho Kok Chee, FSC

Auxillary Visitor for Mission and Association Brother President, St. Joseph’s Institution

Rev Fr Edward Seah Kim Huat

Mr Philip Lee Pang Kee

Architect Archbishop’s SDI Architects Pte Ltd Representative Assistant Priest, Catholic Church, Singapore

Appointees of Brother Visitor for the Brothers of the Christian Schools

Dr Ruth Wong Yeang Lam

University Faculty, National Institute of Education

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Head, Institutional Business UOB Asset Management

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Mr Leon Yee Kee Shian

Lawyer Chairman & Managing Director of Duane Morris & Selvam LLP

Mr Lau Kam Yuen

Partner, Head Assurance and Business Advisory Services, KPMG

Dr Gerard Nah Kwang Ming Eye Surgeon W Eye Clinic

Alumni Representative

Mr Adrian Lim Fu-Yen Private Investor


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School Leaders

(From Left to Right) Mrs Anne Tan (Vice-principal, Curriculum and Professional Learning), Fr (Dr) Adrian Danker, SJ (Principal), Bro Paul Ho, FSC (Brother President), Mr Dominic Ang (Vice-principal, Student Development), Mr Leonard Tan (Vice-principal, Curriculum and Special Programmes)

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Foundation Programme Academy (FPA)

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Mr Ng Yew Hong (FPA Director of Academics), Mr Lee Han Seng (FPA - Dean), Mr Genesius Chan (FPA Director of Student Development/Head of Level - Year 2), Mr Samuel Ng (FPA Coordinator - Arts & Aesthetics) FRONT ROW: Mr Karl Lee (FPA Director of Learning), Ms Lim Boon Siang (FPA Head - English), Mrs Ng-Yeo Bee Kheng (FPA Head - Mother Tongue Languages), Mrs Nicole Khoo (FPA Head of Level - Year 1), Ms Karen Teo Chwee Peng (FPA Coordinator - Geography), Ms Lee Siew Lian (FPA Coordinator - History), Mr Sirhan Ahmadiah (FPA Head - Science) NOT IN PICTURE: Mrs Pennie Ong (Coordinator, Innomakers Programme)

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International Baccalaureate Programme Academy (IBA)

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Ms Annie Wong (IBA Head - Mother Tongue Languages), Mrs Jasmine Tan (IBA Head - English), Mrs Isobel Lee (IBA Coordinator - Theory of Knowledge), Ms Cho Miu Leng Beatrice (IBA Head of Level - Year 6), Ms Tan Sia Hui (Head, Talent Management & Guidance), Mrs Vivian Tan (IBA Director of Learning/Head - Arts & Aesthetics), Ms Daisy Chia (IBA Coordinator - Creativity, Activity & Service), Ms Christina Leong (IBA Director of Academics/Head - Humanities), Mrs Amy Chua (IBA Subject Head - Mathematics) FRONT ROW: Mr Raymond Wong (IBA Head - Science), Mr Seet Thiam Hao Kelvin (IBA Director of Academics), Mr Peter Joseph (IBA Head Mathematics), Mr Tang Woh Un (IBA Dean), Mr Raymond Karam (IBA Head of Level - Year 5), Mr Lim Eng Kong (IBA Director of Student Development/Head of Levels - IP Years 3 & 4), Mr Phang Wei Lian (IBA Coordinator - Extended Essay), Mr Karthickeyen Govindaraj (IBA Coordinator - IP English), Mr Paolo Macario (IBA Subject Head - Economics) NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Kassandra Lim (IBA Coordinator - IP Science), Ms Nathania Chan (IBA Coordinator - Arts & Aesthetics), Ms Siti Rahimah (Subject Head - Malay and Tamil)

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O-Level Programme Academy (OPA)

(From Left to Right) Mr Jeremy Liew (OPA Director of Learning), Mr Chong Chow Wee (OPA Head of Level - OP Year 4), Mrs Nevina Ho (OPA Director of Academics/Head - Humanities), Ms Patsy Chua (OPA Director of Student Development/ Head of Level - OP Year 3), Mr Calvin Ow Yong (OPA Head - Mathematics), Mrs Sandra Lee (OPA Head - English), Mr Eric Lam (OPA Dean), Ms Winnie Yap (OPA Head - Mother Tongue Languages) NOT IN PICTURE: Mr David Kwang (OPA Head - Science)

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Pastoral Team

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Mr Lim Eng Kong (IBA Director of Student Development/Head of Levels - IP Years 3 & 4), Mr Genesius Chan (FPA Director of Student Development/Head of Level - Year 2), Mr Benedict Long, Mr Chong Chow Wee (OPA Head of Level - OP Year 4) FRONT ROW: Mr Mohamad Syaifudin Bin Ahmad (Head, Discipline), Ms Sharon Lam, Ms Cho Miu Leng Beatrice (IBA Head of Level - Year 6), Ms Patsy Chua (OPA Director of Student Development/Head of Level - OP Year 3), Mrs Nicole Khoo (FPA Head of Level - Year 1), Ms Choo Shi Ping Diane, Mr Raymond Karam (IBA Head of Level - Year 5) NOT IN PICTURE: Mr Dominic Ang

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English Language

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Mr Mok Hsu Pan, Mr Krison Tan, Mr Alan Johnson, Dr Ng Soo Nee, Mr Patrick Sagaram, Mr Azhar Ghazali MIDDLE ROW: Mr Karthickeyen Govindaraj (IBA Coordinator - IP English), Mr Eugene Ong, Mrs Denise Jeyaseelan, Ms Valerie Koh, Ms Rita Roop, Ms Periasamy Angayarkanni, Mrs Jasmine Tan (IBA Head - English), Ms Elizabeth Mosbergen FRONT ROW: Mrs Izabela Wojciechowska, Ms Lim Boon Siang (FPA Head - English), Mrs Mishaelle Chua, Ms Josephine Khoo, Ms Deborah Goh, Ms Daisy Chia (IBA Programme Coordinator - Creativity, Activity & Service), Mrs Sandra Lee (OPA Head English), Mrs Janet Kwok NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Adeline Ng, Ms Margaret Brown, Mr Mark Tan, Mr Soo Chan Hua

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Mother Tongue Languages

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Mr Wu Guangzhi, Mdm Huang Mei, Ms Tay Xiu Yu, Ms Koh Dee Yong, Ms Chen Shu Ying, Ms Eileen Su, Ms Chew Hui Fang, Ms Boon Yen Ping, Mdm Lee Pick Siew, Ms Winnie Yap (OPA Head - Mother Tongue Languages), Mdm Roziyah Binte Abdul Samad, Mdm Sivaprakasam Uthayarani, Mdm Raja Geetha, Ms Fauziah Hussein, Ms Wai Pei Pin, Ms Siti Rahimah (Subject Head - Malay and Tamil), Ms Tan Kah Choon, Ms Ong Shu Yee FRONT ROW: Mr Ron Tok, Dr Heng Guek Boon, Mr Karl Lee (FPA Director of Learning), Mrs Ng-Yeo Bee Kheng (FPA Head - Mother Tongue Languages), Mdm Ravindranath Selvarani, Ms Annie Wong (IBA Head - Mother Tongue Languages), Ms Fauziah Abdullah, Dr Lee Lye Hin NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Tan Lay Moi, Mr Tan Puay Hock, Ms Tay Tze Hoon

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Mathematics

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Mr Chan Wei Liang Alan (Head - ICT), Ms Cho Miu Leng Beatrice (IBA Head of Level - Year 6), Ms Ong Mei Fen, Mrs Amy Chua (IBA Subject Head - Mathematics), Mrs Nicole Khoo (FPA Head of Level - Year 1), Ms Josephine Wee, Ms Ong Siew Hwee, Ms Koh Ling Ling, Ms Lynette Lin, Mrs Lorraine Vastel, Mrs Wang Pei Feng FRONT ROW: Mr Chan Yew Fook, Mr Anthony Khoo, Mr Lee Han Seng (FPA Dean), Mr Ng Yew Hong (FPA Director of Academics), Mr Andrew Martin, Dr Enrico Paolo Bugarin, Mr Fong Kok Hoong, Mr Peter Joseph (IBA Head - Mathematics), Mr Calvin Ow Yong (OPA Head - Mathematics), Mr Ang Yuin Hur NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Carolina Ardela, Mr Kenneth Wee, Ms Linda So, Ms Tan Hui Fang, Ms Therese Vinnie Tan

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Science

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Ms Cindy Ong, Ms Gina Tan, Mrs Josephine Lee, Ms Wong Kah Yan, Ms Doris Koh, Mrs Lydiawati Wong, Ms Chim Wai Yee, Mdm Shanti Sivasubramaniam, Ms Denyse Beh, Ms Kassandra Lim (IBA Coordinator - IP Science), Ms Jennifer Sia, Mr Chong Jun Hien, Mr Chew Sung Luan MIDDLE ROW: Mr Jude Tan (Head, International Education), Mr Ng Shuh Lit, Mr Christopher Talbot, Mr Phang Wei Lian (IBA Coordinator Extended Essay), Mr Prokopenko Sergiy, Mr Jacky Wong Teck Tian, Mr Jerry Tai, Dr Pek Peng Kiat, Mr Jamues Ng, Mr Ang Yu Long, Mr Sirhan Ahmadiah (FPA Head - Science), Mr Lim Meng Chye, Mr William Tan, Mr Kenny Teoh, Mr Ong Luan Feng, Mr Lawrence Ong, Mr Eric Gwee, Mr Christopher Ngoh, Mr Raymond Fontelera, Mr Wong Chee Choy FRONT ROW: Ms Tan Sia Hui (Head, Talent Management & Guidance), Mrs Isobel Lee (IBA Coordinator - Theory of Knowledge), Mr Genesius Chan (FPA Director of Student Development/Head of Level - Year 2), Mr Eric Lam (OPA Dean), Mr Raymond Wong (IBA Head - Science), Mr Tang Woh Un (IBA Dean), Mr Raymond Karam (IBA Head of Level - Year 5), Mr Joogal Kishor NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Cheng Mengting, Mr David Kwang (OPA Head - Science), Ms Juliana Woo, Mrs Michelle Toh

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Humanities

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Mr Albert Tan, Mr Seet Thiam Hao Kelvin (IBA Director of Academics), Mr Jeremy Liew (OPA Director of Learning), Ms P Marakatham, Mrs Violet Ng-Soh, Ms Doreen Mak, Ms Pervin Kaur, Ms Lee Siew Lian (FPA Coordinator - History), Mr Firmin Lee (Coordinator - COMPASS), Mr Chong Chow Wee (OPA Head of Level - OP Year 4), Mr Alphonsus Gregory, Mr Lim Eng Kong (IBA Director of Student Development/Head of Levels - IP Years 3 & 4), Mr Paolo Macario (IBA Subject Head - Economics) FRONT ROW: Ms Seraphim Hazel Ho Li-Jun, Ms Liew Kern Sum Judy, Ms Surjeet Kaur, Mrs Yap Yin Shian, Ms Nalini Moorthi, Ms Wong Wah Lee, Ms Karen Teo Chwee Peng (FPA Coordinator - Geography), Ms Wang Binxi, Ms Patsy Chua (OPA Director of Student Development/Head of Level - OP Year 3), Ms Felicia Chew, Ms Christina Leong (IBA Director of Academics/Head Humanities), Mrs Nevina Ho (OPA Director of Academics/Head - Humanities), Ms Vivien Sim (Programme Leader BDT), Ms Alice Hayati Wijaya, Ms Ang Huey Miin NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Cherie Chua

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Theory of Knowledge (TOK)

(From Left to Right) Ms Pervin Kaur, Ms P Marakatham, Mr Wong Chee Choy, Mr Alan Johnson, Ms Elizabeth Mosbergen, Mr Firmin Lee (Coordinator - COMPASS), Mr Albert Tan, Mr Andrew Koh, Mrs Isobel Lee (Coordinator, TOK), Ms Doreen Mak, Ms Christina Leong (IBA Director of Academics/Head - Humanities), Ms Nalini Moorthi

Aesthetics

(From Left to Right) Mrs Pennie Ong (Coordinator, Innomakers Programme), Mrs Vivian Tan (IBA Director of Learning/Head - Arts & Aesthetics), Ms Ho Ki Hui, Ms Nathania Chan (IBA Coordinator - Arts & Aesthetics), Mr Brandon Lim, Mr Joel Yuen, Mr Samuel Ng (FPA & OPA Coordinator - Arts & Aesthetics) JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Religious, Moral & Social Education & COMPASS

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Mr Joel Yuen, Mr Koh Wei-Chong Nicholas, Mr Jason Vincent Pereira (Subject Head, RMSE), Mr Michael Poh, Mr Bernard Teo, Mr Lee Han Seng (FPA - Dean), Mr Jeremy Liew (OPA Director of Learning), Mr Nigelio Fabular, Mr Andrew Martin MIDDLE ROW: Mr Eric Lam (OPA Dean), Mr Mok Hsu Pan, Mr Jamues Ng, Ms Lee Siew Lian (FPA Coordinator - History), Mrs Izabela Wojciechowska, Mr Alphonsus Gregory, Mr Joseph Edison Junior, Mr Firmin Lee (Coordinator - COMPASS), Mr Christopher Ngoh, Mr Genesius Chan (FPA Director of Student Development/Head of Level - Year 2) FRONT ROW: Bro Paul Ho (Brother-President), Ms Valerie Koh, Ms Deborah Goh, Mrs Nevina Ho (OPA Director of Academics/Head Humanities), Ms Wong Wah Lee, Mrs Janet Kwok, Ms Periasamy Angayarkanni, Ms Sundari Lakshmanan, Ms Karen Teo Chwee Peng (FPA Coordinator - Geography), Friar Michael D’Cruz (School chaplain) NOT IN PICTURE: Mr Dominic Ang

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Information Communications & Technology (ICT)

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Mr Lee Zhi Hao, Mr Alvin Koh, Mr Koo Poh Hoe, Mr Loh Hong Kuen Rick, Mr Desmond Wai, Mr Angelo Anthony Agujo, Mr Lee Ming Liang, Mr Andrew Koh FRONT ROW: Mr Michael Poh, Mrs Boey Wah Fong, Ms Sundari Lakshmanan, Mr Chan Wei Liang Alan (Head - ICT)

Physical Education

(From Left to Right) Mr Rene Loh (Head, PE & CCA), Mr Bernard Teo, Mr Koh Wei-Chong Nicholas, Mr Joseph Edison Junior, Mr Loqman Alfaiz Mohamad, Mr K Arul, Ms Asmah Hanim Binte Mohamad, Mr Mohamad Syaifudin Bin Ahmad (Head, Discipline), Mr Alfred Nathan (Head, Outdoor Education), Mr Jason Vincent Pereira (Subject Head, RMSE)

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Executive Administrative Support

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Mr Christopher Thio, Ms Elaine Yeo, Ms Catherine Chow, Ms Giovanna Tong, Ms Audrey Yeo, Ms Joey Keng, Ms Margaret Ng FRONT ROW: Ms Eliza Lim, Mrs Rukmani Keshvani, Mrs Susan Lim, Ms Tan Geok Ling Ann, Ms Balkis Bee Abdul Karim, Ms Joanna Tan NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Linda Chua, Ms May Teoh, Ms Sham Heuy Yee

Facilities

(From Left to Right) Mr Lim Swee Keong, Mr Azaman Bin Jailani, Mr Stanley Tan Poh Huat, Mr Frankie Ng (Facilities Manager), Mr Azahar Bin Ahmad, Mr Chua Kim Soon

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Parent Support Group

(From Left to Right) Peter Damian Tan, Laila Mohd. Kapi, Peggy Lee (Secretary), Jill Mak, Thanuja Thiagarajah, Mary Koh, Jena Kweh (Vice Chair), Cecilia Tan, Pearlyn Tan, Wendy Isabel Wong (Treasurer), Brother Paul Ho FSC, Yap Siew Eng, Yuna Rahman, Christina Ho, Nicholas Ho (Chairman).

SJI Old Boys’ Association (SJIOBA)

(From Left to Right) Simon Seow (Vice President), Jason Lee, Nicholas Fang, Dr Gerard Nah (President), Benedict Chang (Honorary Secretary), Lionel Tan, Cary Chan, Eugene Penafort (Honorary Treasurer), Anthony Lim, Ian Monteiro

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Staff News Farewell

Mrs Goh Poh Kenn Mrs Goh Poh Kenn retired on 31 March 2019 after 27 years of outstanding and exemplary service in SJI. She joined SJI on 1 January 1992 and has proven to be a natural leader who has the drive to lead others. She has held several key leadership positions in SJI. In 1999, she was appointed Assistant Principal (Curriculum/Projects), where she consistently set high standards for the school and contributed positively and effectively to the education of our students over many years. She was also instrumental in initiating, conceptualising and implementing the school’s IT programme and infrastructure under MOE’s IT Masterplan. In 2002, Mrs Goh was nominated for the Leaders in Education Programme (LEP). She was awarded The Lee Kuan Yew LEP Award for being the best participant in that Class for achieving the best overall performance. On completion of the LEP, Mrs Goh was promoted to Deputy Principal (Curriculum) on 1 January 2003. As DPC, she effectively planned, implemented and reviewed the school’s overall curriculum programme. She is well respected by fellow professionals for her dedication, commitment and service to education and the school. She steered the school in preparation for external validation (EV) of the school’s processes and outcomes conducted by MOE’s External Validation team and the SPRING Singapore. The school was well validated and attained the Singapore Quality Class in 2004 and the Best Practice Award (Teaching & Learning) in 2005. Mrs Goh also played a pivotal role in SJI getting the School Excellence Award in 2008.

She was awarded the National Day honours of Long Service Medal in 2006 and Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2007 by the President of the Republic of Singapore in recognition of her outstanding work over the years. She was appointed as Vice-Principal (Administration) in 2018 to coordinate and streamline the school’s various administrative processes which include student services, facilities, general administrative support, school safety and emergency planning. She leaves behind a solid foundation for her successor to continue improving the school’s administration services in the coming years. In her final assembly address to the school on 25 March, Mrs Goh described Josephians as beautiful people who have a good understanding of what it is to be compassionate as well as a sensitivity and a deep loving concern for others, especially the last, the lost and the least.

Ms Angayarkanni Periasamy Ms Angayarkanni Periasamy joined St Joseph’s Institution as a trained teacher on 1 Jan 1992. In her 28 years with the school, she has taught both English Language and Literature across all four secondary levels. She possesses sound knowledge in both subjects as evident in her preparation of resources and lesson delivery. As a member of the English Department, Kanni is conscious of her professional roles and duties and contributes wholeheartedly to the committees she serves. She is especially known for her role in preparing the participants for the prestigious annual Plain English Speaking Award (PESA) competition. She takes this responsibility very seriously and has helped produced top award winners over the years. It helps that Kanni is a good speech model herself. She is a confident and articulate teacher. Kanni is a responsible form teacher with a heart for the students. Her kindness and patience are unsurpassed. She carries herself in a dignified manner and has never as much as raised her voice. In her relationship with students, she has consistently established trust grounded on mutual respect. Kanni is very generous with her time and is very obliging when students request for help with their work. She gives all her students fair learning opportunities and will think nothing of

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sitting together with them after school hours to ensure that they leave the session enlightened. There was also one year where she went beyond the call of duty to personally coach one student who needed special help to prepare for his GCE ‘O’ Level Literature Paper. Kanni has given nothing less than her best to the SJI community. The school is appreciative of her contributions and wish her all the best as she retires after serving 38 years in the education service. Each of us will have our memories of Kanni and how she has touched the hearts of not only her students but each one of us in SJI. She is a kind lady and her gracious words and warm smile will be dearly missed by both students and staff.


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Ms Balkis Bee Abdul Karim Ms Balkis Bee Abdul Karim joined SJI on 28 Sep 1971 as a Clerical Assistant. Over the years she proved to be an industrious and devoted staff who rose through the ranks to her current position as Executive Secretary to the Principal. In her career spanning 48 years at SJI, she has served 7 Principals including 4 LaSalle Brothers - Patrick Loh, Joseph Kiely, Kevin Byrne, Paul Rogers, Mr Lui Seng Cheong, Dr Koh Thiam Seng and Fr (Dr) Adrian Danker, SJ. Miss Bee has been awarded the following accolades and awards: 1. National Day Award: Efficiency Award (1997) 2. National Day Award: Long Service Medal (1999) 3. Diploma of Benefaction – awarded by the De La Salle Brothers (2002) 4. Outstanding Contribution Award (Team Award) (2012) Throughout her service, the Senior Administration had only very positive things to say about Miss Bee. Bro Joseph Guan wrote in Dec 1987: “She makes an excellent exemplar as a Clerical Officer and elicits a great deal of respect from the administration, other members of the office staff and the teachers. Her commitment and dedication to the school are very much appreciated for she spends many extra hours in volunteering her time and services to duties that are above and beyond her purview. I find this officer to be a great asset to the establishment. Personally I found great satisfaction in working with her. Her many talents and disposition have made my job as an administrator a positive experience.” Bro Kevin Byrne wrote the following about Miss Bee when she was nominated for the National Day Award Efficiency Medal in Jan 1990: “Her efficiency and dedicated service often go beyond the call of duty in the school administration as remarked upon by Principals, Vice-Principals and Teaching Staff. She has been utterly reliable and extremely discreet and courteous in dealing with parents, visitors and staff. She has played a very important part in the re-siting of the school to Malcolm Road and in the transition to Independent status with its added responsibilities and duties. She has updated her skills and

is very efficient in the use of the latest technology in office administration.” Bro Kevin Byrne, in Aug 1992: “In my thirteen years in St Joseph’s, I was in a position to observe her work and general demeanour in the day to day life of this large Secondary School. Miss Bee has proved to be a very efficient and reliable officer who has always discharged her duties with alacrity and thoroughness. She could always be relied upon to meet deadlines and to produce work of very high quality. Miss Bee maintained the utmost confidentiality with all matters concerning staff and school affairs…. She relates well to the clerical and teaching staff and is much appreciated by the latter for her obliging and pleasant manner. In fact, her efficiency and good nature have endeared her to all who have come into contact with her over the years in St Joseph’s.” “They don’t make them like her (Miss Bee) anymore,” remarked Mr Gerard Ee, Chairman of SJI BOG (Aug 2011 – Aug 2017). Fr Adrian Danker, SJ, “In my Y6 and Y4 Graduation Speeches this year, I reflected on the worth of an SJI education. It is not to be found in grades or achievements, nor in heritage or tradition, and never in successes or strengths. Rather, it is to be found in the face of a Josephian who is the saint that stands before us, reflecting God’s love and making us better persons. This is how Ms Bee will always be for me, and I know for so many of us. She has every right to be counted among the saints -- those who have made a difference to so many in SJI since 1852.”

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Mr Chew Sung Luan Mr Chew Sung Luan, our Senior Laboratory Technician, is an iconic figure in SJI. He joined SJI on 8 Jun 1970 and has served SJI for 49 years. He has been the backbone of our school laboratory staff, from Bras Basah to Malcolm Road. Mr Chew is very skilled at making and repairing things, especially items in the laboratory. He also makes educational adult wood puzzles/steel puzzles. He has done these handiwork: 1. he reuses PET bottles to make into potted plant holders. 2. he has a collection of fire-blown glass figurines which he made from broken glassware. 3. he repairs broken lab equipment and reuses some of these items for other purposes instead of throwing them away and buying new ones. In the recent O level exam, we were required to make a round shape object out of plasticine for all the candidates. The object has to have certain dimensions. Mr Chew came up with a mould to make this object that is uniform for all students. Such is his creativity. Mr Chew has shared at National level with other TSOs his skills in repairing and reusing items in the laboratories. Mr Raymond Wong & Mr David Kwang shared, “As a student in SJI, I remember Mr Chew as THE laboratory technician who was also the handyman. We did not have fancy labs nor equipment back in our old Bras Basah campus, but I distinctly remember doing science projects from scratch, going to Bras Basah Complex’s many art and handicraft shops to scour for materials to make my project team’s own hovercraft. Through

Friar Michael D’Cruz SJI also bids farewell to our Chaplain, Friar Michael D’Cruz who has been appointed as the Parish Priest of St Mary of the Angels (SMOTA) Church from 2 January 2020. With this appointment that carries greater responsibilities, Friar Mike has asked to step down as our Chaplain. Friar Mike has been our Chaplain, teacher, consoler and friend to many in SJI for the past 18 years. Many of us have become spiritually richer because of his presence and teachings, and the community that he has helped us become. From Inaugural to Thanksgiving assemblies throughout the years, Friar Mike has always reminded us of God’s holy presence in our own respective religions, and to treasure the gift of friendship. The SJI community will miss him and his creative paraliturgies dearly, and we wish him all the best as he embarks on his new mission at SMOTA.

Staff Who Left SJI in 2019 • Koh Chee Yeong (15 Apr) • Pervin Kaur (7 Jul) • Josephine Khoo (31 Jul) • Peter Joseph (31 Jul) • Heng Guek Boon (29 Nov) • Therese Vinnie Tan (31 Dec)

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Cindy Ong (31 Dec) Raynard Heah (31 Dec) Ong Luan Feng (31 Dec) Paolo Macario (31 Dec) Judy Liew (31 Dec)

it all, we always had the reliable hands, technical expertise and experience of Mr Chew in guiding and helping us set-up our experiments and even to make our own improvised equipment. Mr Chew is a man of many talents who has served SJI well. Till today in Malcolm Road, he continues to share his technical knowledge with his younger colleagues both in and out of SJI and spends bonding time with colleagues and ex-colleagues in weekly games of badminton in the ISH or Founder’s Hall. His presence will be dearly missed in SJI.” Fr Adrian Danker, SJ, “Mr Chew is indeed a staff member whose presence has made a significant difference in the lives of many students and staff. He has often shared his thoughts and reflections on many things; these give us a glimpse of a man whose heart cares for all and whose love for SJI is boundless. I know many of us, especially those who have worked with him in the Science Labs and recreated with him, either playing badminton or cycling, will miss his steady presence and his warm friendship.”


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Awards Ms Lee Pick Siew Ms Lee Pick Siew is one of the nine teachers who received the 2019 MOE Distinguished Chinese Language Teacher Award. This award recognises deserving Chinese language teachers who have shown exemplary effort towards the teaching of the Chinese language and culture. The Awards also reward teachers who have been cultivating students’ interest in the Chinese language and culture through creative teaching or co-curricular activities, and developing an appreciation for the Chinese language and culture in students. This event is organised by Lianhe Zaobao and ZBSchools.sg and coorganised by Singapore Centre for Chinese Language, The Society of Chinese Education Singapore, Singapore Chinese Teachers’ Union and Singapore Middle School Chinese Teachers’ Association, and sponsored by Lee Foundation.

Mrs Raja Geetha Mrs Raja Geetha has been awarded the Best Tamil Trainee Teacher Award at the award ceremony for The Most Inspiring Tamil Teacher Award 2019. This prestigious award is jointly organised by Tamil Murasu, Singapore Tamil Teachers’ Union and the Tamil Language Learning and Promotion Committee. This award serves to recognise the stellar performance of Tamil Language teachers in their role as Tamil Language Educators and in promoting Tamil Language among their students.

Mrs Vivian Tan Mrs Vivian Tan has been bestowed the 2019 Associate of Academy of Singapore Teachers Award. The Academy of Singapore Teachers (AST) is presenting this award to Mrs Tan in recognition of her invaluable contributions to the professional development of teachers. She has been conducting workshops and sharing sessions on the teaching of Art at AST to many Art teachers.

National Day Awards Efficiency Medal: Ms Joanna Tan Long Service Medals: • Ms Siti Rahimah • Ms Tay Tze Hoon • Ms Deborah Goh

• Ms Fauziah Bte Abdullah • Ms Sandra Fan • Ms Lee Pick Siew

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Senior Josephian

James Aidan Slade Lim En (LE402)

It is the established tradition in SJI to present the Senior Josephian of the Year Award to a graduating student who has displayed all-round ability, outstanding leadership and best exemplifies our core Lasallian values of Faith, Service and Community. When we think of a leader, several qualities spring to mind. That person is someone who is outstanding in both character and studies, one who is an excellent role model and is selfless, humble, responsible and helpful. James Aidan Slade Lim En is one person who possesses these qualities and more. James is a remarkable young gentleman who truly exemplifies the qualities of a true Josephian, reflecting a strong sense of faith, community and service. He is constantly giving of his time and energy for the benefit of others. With his initiative and dedication, he has been able to make a positive change to many within the SJI community. Possessing extraordinary leadership qualities, James served as Class Chairman, Prefect and Captain of the ‘B’ Division Rugby Team before becoming Head Prefect and President of the Student Council in 2019. In his role as a leader in many school-based activities, he was able to motivate his peers to work together towards a common goal and effect positive change. Teacher mentor of the Student Council, Ms Wong Kah Yan shares, “As Head Prefect, James has the ability to engage the student community from Year 1 - 6. He makes the effort to find out about what is going on in their lives and I believe this is because of the genuine love he has for his peers, something that he spoke about in his speech during the Council Investiture. He is an ideal role model who has made an impact on his peers, in the firm and fair manner he works with them and in the way he carries himself, with the right measure of confidence and humility.” James’ form tutors, Ms Rita Roop and Ms Tan Kah Choon, who have witnessed his growth and development over the last two years, remark, “James is a true leader whose genuine concern for others and unwavering commitment to service is admirable. He approached his endeavours and commitments as Head Prefect with dignity, professionalism and with a strong awareness of purpose. He is truly a bother to his juniors.” Academically, James demonstrates a keen attitude towards learning and takes great pride in consistently producing quality work. He sets high academic goals for himself and displays strong determination and grit in achieving them. Ms Kassandra Lim, his Biology teacher states, “James is a committed and driven person who seizes every opportunity to develop his interests to the fullest. Self-motivated and focused, James shows remarkable determination to improve. He does not give up easily in spite of obstacles and perseveres by putting in more effort and seeking clarifications when in doubt. Confident and independent, he can be relied upon to carry out his duties efficiently. James also interacts well with his teachers and peers and contributes actively to class discussions. He is very considerate, shows care and concern for his classmates

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and is always encouraging his peers. He approaches life and work with a sense of purpose and meaning”. James’ personal strengths are as impressive as his intellectual accomplishment. Putting others before himself, he is undoubtedly a respected leader who inspires and supports those around him. He speaks with confidence while remaining open-minded when communicating with others and rallying the community to work towards a common goal. He is kind and compassionate and serves as a supportive confidant to his peers. Joshua Tay, his classmate notes, “Like the fish that swims against the currents, James is unafraid to stand up to peer pressure and dissent. As Mr Syaifudin, our Discipline Master famously quoted, ‘Wrong is wrong when everyone is doing it, and right is right when nobody is doing it’ - James certainly does it right!” Greatly committed to his Co-Curricular Activity, Rugby, James is driven by the love for his sport to achieve personal and group excellence. Mr Alfred Nathan, teacher-in-charge of Rugby reveals, “James was our Rugby ‘C’ Division Captain 2017 and he continued to be a key member of the team in the Rugby EXCO. Well known to all, James is usually not the biggest player on the field, but we would like all to know that he’s a tough cookie and he “trumps” his opposition in the tackle.” James undoubtedly embodies the Josephian qualities of Faith, Service and Community. Always looking for ways to better the school community, he has truly been an asset to SJI. The Senior Josephian of the Year is the highest award given by the school together with the Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam trophy. In recognition of his character, work and service, the Lasallian community at SJI proudly confers the Senior Josephian of the Year Award to James Aidan Slade Lim En.


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Spirit of SJI Award & Lasallian Distinguished Service Award Theodore Tang Chee Mun (MN402)

Theodore is a Josephian, with a strong sense of faith, service and community. He is resilient and strives for excellence in all that he does. Possessing moral integrity, he exudes confidence, determination and drive to achieve success in whatever he sets his mind to do. As a student leader, his commendable spirit of selfless dedication to all under his care is admirable. His peer, Choun Ray An, from LE401 notes, “Theodore is not only a friend whom I can rely on, but also a role model l can look up to and emulate. When I first met Theodore, he had just been appointed the Class Chairman of my near impossibleto-manage Secondary 1 Class, ML102. Despite the overwhelming pressure and tasks that he had to complete as a student and Chairman, he maintained his composure and managed the challenges efficiently. He knew that by doing so, he was making the day lighter and more joyful for those he was responsible for. The need to make another person’s day drives him to be selfless and to go beyond the call of duty.” Theodore has not only gained the admiration of his peers and friends but also his teachers. Mr Joseph Edison, his Co-Curricular Activity (CCA) teacherin-charge (Squash) and Outdoor Education comments, “Theodore is a shining example of a student leader. He showed tremendous initiative in all his four years as a member of his CCA, Squash and as an Adventure Camps & Expeditions (ACE) Leader. He always stepped out of his comfort zone by suggesting novel but practical ideas for the betterment of those around him. It was never about himself, but of living out the mission of being a Man for Others. He worked hard to garner the support of his teammates and was always open to suggestions for improvement. He mooted the idea of ACE leaders meeting up with their Year 1 classes before the actual camp. This idea was well-received by the form tutors. These sessions helped in bonding among the ACE leaders and the classes they were put in charge of way before the actual camp. This was instrumental in helping the 2018 ACE Camp run like clockwork. As the Squash Captain, Theodore was always ready to offer his time and expertise to plan for the CCA camps and activities. He led by example and was one his teachers and peers could depend on.” His form tutors, Ms Periasamy and Mr Jeremy Liew have this to say of him, “Theodore is highly disciplined and motivated to excel. He is attentive during lessons and is always eager to improve himself academically. Articulate and unafraid to speak his mind, he is able to contribute to the quality of class discussions with his knowledge and evaluative skills. Within his class, he is easily the most diligent and consistently driven student.”

Theodore embodies the qualities of an exemplary student and has displayed utmost sincerity in doing his best academically as well as serving his community. His willingness to make sacrifices and his high level of commitment to bring about change for the betterment of his juniors, peers and community make him a worthy recipient of the Lasallian Distinguished Service Award and the Spirit of SJI Award.

THE SPIRIT OF SJI AWARD (The Principal’s Special Mention) This award is presented to a Josephian who best embodies the spirit of SJI. This spirit is exemplified by St Joseph, the school’s patron saint, who lived his life by protecting and providing for others. This award is given at the discretion of the Principal and only when there is a graduating student worthy of receiving it. This award is given out at Year 4 and Year 6 graduation. The recipient of this award receives it in addition to the Lasallian Distinguished Service Award.

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Lasallian Distinguished Service Award Alessandro Louiz D’Silva (FN403) Alessandro Louiz D’Silva is a true Josephian, a person of integrity with a strong sense of faith, service and community. When given a task, he can always be trusted to complete it to the best of his ability. He is also one who honours and upholds discipline and responsibility. As Assistant Company Sergeant Major of SJI St John Brigade (SJB), Louiz clearly demonstrated a high level of competence and a strong sense of responsibility. He was also a committed member of his 2nd Co-Curricular Activity, Legion of Mary. Honest and trustworthy, he was accorded the role of Treasurer of the Legion of Mary (Queen of all Saints). As a Prefect, he displayed his organizational and leadership skills. He distinguished himself through his dedication in carrying out his daily duties, in addition to the numerous school-wide events. He was also a mentor of the school-wide Anti-Bullying Campaign organised to educate SJI students on effects of bullying and ways to prevent and stand up against it. A member of the school’s Prefect Executive Committee, he and his committee members organized and executed the prefect camp among other duties. Mrs Wang Pei Feng, his form and Mathematics tutor, shares, “Louiz has distinguished himself as an exemplary student who displays great sense of responsibility. True to the spirit of a Josephian, he never hesitates to go that extra mile to render assistance to others. A good listener, he shows empathy when communicating with others. His good interpersonal skills make him a respected member of the class. He has a cheerful disposition and always has a ready smile that never fails to brighten anyone’s day.” His form tutor, Ms Tan Lay Moi, comments “Louiz is a polite student who is very respectful of his teachers. He displays great initiative and is highly motivated too. I have never once seen him turn away anyone who goes to him for help.” Ms Wong Kah Yan, his Prefectorial Board mentor and Physics tutor, adds, “Louiz is a steadfast and reliable student who is extremely meticulous in the discharge of his duties, one of which is to ensure the fair allocation of duties to his peers and juniors in the Prefectorial Board. He does all his duties with a cheerful smile and a willing heart, something which even the most saintly of us find difficult to manage sometimes. When he passes me practice papers or assignments to be marked, it is always done with an apologetic ‘I’m sorry but could you help me with this?’ - Louiz is indeed ever obliging and is never one to take others for granted.”

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When nominating Louiz for the Lasallian Distinguished Service Award, Mr Lim Meng Chye, Officer-in-Charge of St John Brigade, had this to say, “Louiz led well as an Assistant Sergeant Major, as well as a competition team member in St John Brigade. He exemplified the values of SJI as a leader by being a model among his peers as well as his juniors on how to be a true Lasallian first aider. Faith: when he trusts in God: and depends on Him for strength, wisdom and love as he treats the casualties; Community: as he leads with close collaboration with and support for each other in the CCA; and Service; as he gives of himself to the CCA in terms of time, energy, care and skills. He has left behind a great legacy in the CCA which his successors have cherished and will be proud to continue.” Louiz has made a positive impact on the lives of many of his peers. He will definitely go that extra mile to render assistance to others by virtue of the fact that he values relationships and possesses deep-seated sensitivity and empathy. He has made a significant difference to the community and certainly a worthy recipient of the Lasallian Distinguished Service Award.


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Lasallian Distinguished Service Award Julian Teng (MN403) Julian Teng is a servant leader who shows a strong sense of selfless service to the SJI community. He leads by example and has always placed others before his own needs. His dependable nature makes him an excellent role model. He has gone out of his way to serve the school community with pride and dedication. As an executive committee member of the Prefectorial Board, he has made a positive difference to SJI with his steadfastness. Throughout his four years in Scouts, Julian was an active participant in a range of activities such as the annual Jobweek, World Scouts Scarf Day in 2018, Campfires, Istana Open House and the Year 1 Orientation Programme. In recognition of his exceptional character true to the Lasallian ethos, he was awarded the Lasallian Scout Award in 2016. He was elected Senior Patrol Leader in 2018 and was involved in planning and executing many Scouts events within and outside SJI. These included service projects with local organisations such as the Morning Star Student Care@SJI Junior. Julian’s call to serve extended beyond the shores of Singapore. In his third year in SJI, he was part of the Singapore contingent at the 11th National Taiwan Jamboree. Mr Andrew Martin, teacher-in-charge of Scouts states, “Julian is a true example of a Lasallian. There have been many instances while he was helping out during Scouts or school based events where his thoughts, words and actions have been centred on looking out for those around him. He has taught me, his teacher, to truly put into action the values and teachings of our Founder. Julian has always been a person of kind thoughts, kind words and kind deeds.” Julian’s passion and enthusiasm for the English Language motivates him to excel and to go on a quest of selfdiscovery. His literary competency was recognised as early as Year 1 when he won the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition. In 2016, he was awarded the Goh Sin Tub Literary Award and the C.C Tan Scholarship in SJI. Last year, Julian was put in charge as publicity manager at the SingaLit Festival in SJI. He was also selected for the Josephian Elective English Programme (JEEP) where he was given the opportunity to develop his literary portfolio. In addition, he collaborated with Discovery Channel to build on their social media presence. He also developed a Harvard Online Module on the History of Literature. As a participant of the Lived Experiences Elective Programme (LEEP), an inhouse English Language Programme that allows students to appreciate the importance of applied learning in the field of Language and Literature, he volunteered at the National Library Board in their Read!Fest activity to encourage reading among young Singaporeans. Mr Karthickeyen Govindaraj, his

English teacher states, “Julian is an astute scholar; his critical literacy skills are well displayed in both his conversations and writing. It is a pleasure having him as my student.” Julian has demonstrated strong leadership and organisational capabilities through his involvement as Peer Support Facilitator, Marcian Fraternity Executive Committee member and as the student leader overseeing the Prefect Morning Patrol Duty and International Education Trip to Hanoi. He has also volunteered his services in numerous school events such as the SJI Founder’s Day, SJI Inaugural Assembly and SJI Open House. In addition, he exhibited his interest in other areas such as his collaboration with the Public Utilities Board and Terra SG at the Sustainable Singapore Gallery, Marina Barrage to spread the message of water conservation and its benefits. Julian constantly strives to create a community that is based on trust and brotherhood within SJI. He illustrates the very notion of what it means to be Lasallian where he seeks to create the sense of family within the student community in SJI. This very notion makes him a welldeserved recipient of the award.

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Lasallian Distinguished Service Award Manuel Tristan Pereira (FN403) Manuel Tristan Pereira exhibits many ideals and values espoused by the school. His readiness to be of service to both his peers and teachers is clearly evident in the way he commits himself wholeheartedly to his duties and responsibilities. Honest and sincere, he has always been a dependable friend to his peers. He shows maturity of thought when articulating his views and ideas. He is also sensitive to the feelings of others and shows empathy when communicating with others. In group work or projects, he is a team player and will not hesitate to give his views, opinions and suggestions to enhance discussions. Both his form tutors, Ms Tan Lay Moi and Mrs Wang Pei Feng, share, “Manuel is a rare gem who is greatly respected by his peers and well-liked by all his teachers. He is a great source of inspiration and a role model to others. Conversant and linguistically adept, he speaks with confidence and communicates his thoughts effectively. He is skilful in capturing the interest and involvement of his peers. We are indeed very blessed to have a student like Manuel in our class.” His Physics tutor and Prefectorial Board mentor, Ms Wong Kah Yan, adds, “Something which Manuel did and left a deep impression on me happened when he was nominated to attend a dialogue session with the Second Minister of Education, Ms Indranee Rajah. Father Danker had mentioned that he was very keen to have our students take part in such dialogue sessions as these help to build student leaders’ capacity. Manuel took those words to heart and took down meticulous notes during the dialogue with the Minister which he then shared with us. He is a sincere young man who is genuinely thankful for the opportunities given to him.” As an EXCO member of the Prefectorial Board, Manuel displayed excellent organizational and leadership skills. He conscientiously carried out his daily duties in addition to the numerous school-wide events. As the President of Legion of Mary (Queen of All Saints), he garnered the cooperation and respect of his juniors and peers. He is a born leader who is humble and gives due respect to others. A dedicated and committed member of the SJI Drama Club, he represented the school at the 2019 Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentation for Drama and the Human Values Festival in 2018. Through the Values in Action Programme, Manuel contributed to projects such as Community Service at the St Theresa’s Home where he spent time with the elderly on a weekly basis.

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Ms Nalini, teacher-in-charge of the Drama Club, states, “Manuel has been an exemplary leader of the Drama Club. He has gone out of his way to encourage his peers as well as his juniors. He leads with passion and this is especially seen in the way he interacts with those who work with him. His peers and juniors listen to him and have respect for him. It is also gratifying that he extends his appreciation to those who have worked with him and taken the time to guide him. Manuel played a pivotal role as a leader to encourage his juniors and peers to give their best and he on his part did likewise. He ensures that he carries out every role with utmost passion. This was clearly exemplified in his role as an actor in the 2019 Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentation for Drama, where he portrayed his character, Paris, with utmost clarity and feeling”. Manuel is compassionate and understanding. He is sensitive to the needs of people around him, shows a keen sense of respect for others and is dedicated to serve his peers. Grounded and humble, he is indeed a worthy recipient of the Lasallian Distinguished Service Award.


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Lasallian Distinguished Service Award Nathanael Sutjiutama (LE402) Nathanael Sutjiutama has created a positive impact in the four years he has been with the school. In the growth and development of his servant-leadership, he has served as Class Vice-Chairman, Prefect, Peer Support Leader, Peer Support Facilitator, Deputy Head Prefect and Student Councillor. Through his numerous leadership roles, he makes an attempt to understand the needs of his peers and communicate with them effectively to reach a common goal. Nathanael has been a touchstone for what is the right thing to do due to his unwavering moral compass which keeps him grounded. He displays strong moral courage and represents a high level of ethics in his actions and behaviour, influencing his peers to do likewise. His form tutors, Ms Rita Roop and Ms Tan Kah Choon have this to say of him: “A gentleman in every sense of the word, Nathanael impressed with his gallantry and kindness to all. His sense of reliability and selflessness were evident to all those who worked with him. As a leader, Nathanael works humbly behind the scenes to ensure that the programmes he is in charge of are not only a success, but overwhelmingly successful.” Despite Nathanael’s numerous responsibilities, he sets high academic targets and constantly demands the best from himself. An intellectually competent and self-directed learner, he grasps complex concepts with relative ease. His Biology teacher, Ms Kassandra Lim maintains, “Nathanael is very attentive and well behaved in class. His level of participation and attitude in class influences others in a positive and respectful way. He can be trusted with responsibilities and is ever ready to offer assistance to everyone around him. He also works effectively and willingly in collaboration with others; as evident in the group projects and activities he undertook. Nathanael is able to assess and understand his strengths and limitations, and to pro-actively acquire knowledge, skills and dispositions to support his independent learning and personal development. It is a joy teaching him.” His Mathematics tutor, Mr Fong Kok Hoong, adds, “Nathanael always completes his work independently. He welcomes new tasks and seeks new opportunities for learning. He demonstrates a genuine concern for learning and approaches given tasks with a sincere desire to succeed. It is a pleasure to have him in my class.” His Co-Curricular Activity teacher, Mr K Arul shares, “Nathanael has shown himself to be a serious and determined

player who believes in doing well in anything he is tasked to do. He trains very hard and takes training and matches seriously. He rose quickly in terms of work rate and skills to become the ‘C’ and ‘B’ Division Hockey Captain. His teammates draw inspiration from him and rally around him when they see him trying his best. It is also heartening to note that his sense responsibility and focus on getting a task done well have led him to assume other important roles such as Student Co uncillor, Prefect and others. Sometimes, he feels really stretched trying to manage all his responsibilities but he hardly complains and gets on with his job.” Nathanael has shown great resolve and maturity in carrying out all the duties assigned to him. He sets a good example for his peers through his excellent conduct and selfless nature. He is a fine example of one who exemplifies the values and ethos of the school and has shown through his leadership style what it means to be a true Lasallian and Josephian.

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Lasallian Distinguished Service Award

Nicholas Tan Yi Jia (ML403) Nicholas Tan Yi Jia is a caring and sensible young man, who always puts others before self. He shows empathy, compassion and respect, and a strong commitment to serve. He tries through his interaction with people around him, to make a positive difference in their lives. Throughout his formative years in SJI, Nicholas consistently showed his desire to be a better person by constantly challenging himself to step out of his comfort zone. Nicholas exemplifies the qualities of a true servant leader. In his Lower Secondary years, he was appointed the class chairman. Mr Firmin Lee, his Lower Secondary form tutor, says this of him, “Nicholas faced many challenges and obstacles during his term as class chairman but he never once gave up. Instead, he used these as opportunities to strengthen himself further in order to serve his class better. He takes initiative in his service, clarifies when in doubt and strives to do his best. He is very much a leader with a mission and a thinker with a heart.” Nicholas continued his leadership role as a member of the Prefectorial Board in Upper Secondary, and was appointed Deputy Head Prefect in 2018. He was also an active member of the Student Council. Together with the other student leaders, Nicholas supported and helped in the organisation of various school events such as the Year 1 Orientation Camp as Peer Support Leader in 2018 and as Peer Support Facilitator in 2019. He carried out all these duties in spite of heavy involvement in his Co-Curricular Activity, Canoeing and Legion of Mary. He also contributed to the Catholic community in SJI by helping out in the Lasallian Catholic Youth Societies Camp. Regardless of his leadership appointments, Nicholas remained humble and approachable to his classmates, rendering his help and extending his friendship to all. Mrs Josephine Lee, his Year 4 form tutor remarks, “Despite Nicholas’ many responsibilities as a student leader, he took time to get to know and reach out to his classmates. He is compassionate and treats people around him with respect and care. He is indeed exemplary.”

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Nicholas also took part in many service-learning programmes. He volunteered for organizations such as the South-Central Community Family Service Centre (SCCFS) and All Saints’ Old Folks Home. Volunteer work helped him to grow and develop a stronger sense of understanding and empathy towards others. Nicholas is indeed the embodiment of all the values of a Josephian, living out the school vision of being a Person of Integrity and a Person for Others. A humble servant leader, he serves with integrity and honesty, with a strong sense of fairness and justice, and with respect for the dignity and rights of people he comes in contact with.


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S Kavi Rajan (LE402) S Kavi Rajan is a motivated and committed individual. He never fails to encourage his classmates and leads by example. He is also known for his ability to motivate and encourage others and is especially skilled at mobilizing his peers to express themselves effectively concerning matters of special interest to their age group. His form tutors, Ms Rita Roop and Ms Tan Kah Choon have this to say of him, “Kavi believes in the goodness of people and strives to maintain a harmonious relationship with those in contact with him. Over the past two years, he has displayed a commendable tenacity and resilience of spirit and has always shown a genuine interest to improve himself. His sense of responsibility, care for others and willingness to help others has certainly earned him the respect of his peers.” Mr Chong Chow Wee, his Prefectorial Board mentor, notes, “Kavi is a steadfast young man who possesses one of the strongest moral compasses I have ever seen. He never compromises on his values and is absolutely firm in his convictions in the discharge of his Prefectorial Board duties. However, what truly sets Kavi apart is his ability to balance the strength in his convictions, with his compassion for his fellow men. He is firm, but fair; resolute, but not stubborn. Consequently, he is a Prefect who has sincerely won the respect of both his peers and the community.” Ms Wong Kah Yan, Teacher Mentor of the Student Council adds, “Having known Kavi from the time he was a playful Year 2 student in FN202 who could never settle down seriously for lessons, to the outstanding member of the Prefectorial Exco on stage today, I must say he has earned his stripes. Other than being remembered as the prefect who will run after you for your EZ-Link card when you are late, Kavi, together with the rest of the Board, has served the student population diligently in so many ways.” His Biology teacher, Ms Kassandra Lim comments “Kavi’s unassuming and personable nature enables him to interact easily with his peers. Honest and trustworthy, he knows what is expected of him and is willing to take responsibility for his own actions. He is also reflective and an example of one who is always trying to improve his academic work. An inquisitive and astute student, he made intelligent contributions in class

especially during class discussions. He is always optimistic and enthusiastic during lessons.” Kavi was a dedicated and committed member of his Co-Curricular Activity (CCA), Football. Mr Mohamad Syaifudin, teacher-in-charge of Football, was impressed by Kavi’s involvement during his International Experience trip where he led and collaborated with his peers to engage and interact with less privileged students in a school for orphans. Mr Syaifudin notes, “Kavi definitely models the way for other Josephians. His thirst to serve the school has made him an excellent role model to his peers and juniors.” Kavi definitely embodies all the qualities of an exemplary student who is held in high regard for his service to others and is one who dedicates his time and energy to help others without ever seeking the spotlight for himself. He is a worthy recipient of the Lasallian Distinguished Service Award.

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Tan Ming Han (ML403) Tan Ming Han is a kind and amiable person. He is someone who can be trusted and relied on to fulfil his responsibilities. As a school prefect for four years, he won the respect of his peers by showing empathy and compassion for people he encountered. His personable and good-natured disposition puts people at ease and enables him to be a supportive confidant to them. His classmates describe him as a person who shows genuine care and concern. He is known for showing acts of kindness to those around him. Dependable and selfless, he is well respected by his peers. Ming Han served in his Co-Curricular Activity (CCA), St. John Brigade (SJB) as a Company Sergeant Major. He earned the respect of his fellow cadets and juniors by carrying out his duties responsibly and efficiently. His CCA teacher-incharge, Mr Lim Meng Chye, says this of him, “Ming Han has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills towards his peers and juniors in SJB. He was also a Peer Support Leader guiding and nurturing the Year 1 students in the Year 1 Orientation Camp in 2018 and then as a Peer Support Facilitator, organizing the Year 1 Orientation Camp in 2019. In all his responsibilities, he showed himself to be calm in facing challenges and mature in handling difficult issues.” Ming Han’s sense of community and service to others extends beyond the school. He volunteers as a member of the Youth Network at the Fengshan community centre. He takes part in many events and helps in planning and executing events for the Fengshan community, an example of which was the planning of the National Day Observance Ceremony (NDOC) to ensure smooth conduct of the parade and flag-raising ceremony. His Prefectorial Board mentor, Mr Chong Chow Wee shares, “Ming Han devotes his weekends in service towards the wider community by working with Non-Governmental Organisations to help the elderly. His actions are selfless and altruistic and definitely worth emulating.”

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His school-mate, Nathanael Sutjiutama observes, “Not the most outspoken of people, Ming Han is better known as someone who is humble. He is sensitive to the needs of others and works in small ways to extend help to his peers. He is socially aware and full of empathy for others.” Ming Han has never given less than his best in whatever responsibilities given to him. His service in various capacities has made a significant difference to the SJI community and beyond. In view of his positive attitude, ability to foster collaboration among his peers and passion to serve the community, he will continue to do his best and distinguish himself.


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Lasallian Distinguished Service Award Yeo Jun Jie, Lucius (FN402) Lucius is the lighthouse that constantly provides everyone with safe passage through the stormy waters of life. He is the cornerstone that keeps things from falling apart, the very foundation that holds things up. He reminds everyone that there is always a better way; he reminds everyone that we can always be better. Lucius devours knowledge and often challenges himself because he understands the difference between qualifications and an education. He defines his academic life through a spectrum of learning that has little to do with the requirements of an examination. He has taken full advantage of the liberal learning options under the Integrated Programme to fulfill his hunger for knowledge. He has explored social justice in his independent study by examining the impact the forms of punitive justice has on society; delved into local social issues that plague Singaporeans; dabbled in the sanguine aspects of art through the composition of poetry and writing competitions; engaged fervently in debates and discussions in various seminars and symposiums, most notably the “Think for the Future” International Symposium at the Seifu Nankai Gakuen High School in Japan, where he had the opportunity to bridge cultures in sharing and interacting with student delegates from different countries regarding gender equality. Mr Alan Chan, his Mathematics Tutor, finds that “Lucius is a role-model to his peers, diligent in his work and exemplary in his conduct in class. He is earnest in his pursuit to do well in his studies and constantly strive to learn and better himself.” Whole-heartedly committed to his chosen Core-Curricular Activity (CCA), Judo, Lucius balances the body and book with equal fervour and zeal. As a member of the SJI Judo Club, Lucius’s dedication to his CCA training saw him competing in Judo events, for SJI and external organisations where he consistently was placed in the top five. His achievement at the National Judo Individual Championships 2019 (B Division), where he was crowned champion, was fine affirmation of his devotion to the sport. Ms Kassandra Lim, his CCA teacher-in-charge, says this of Lucius “Lucius is a responsible young man who can be depended upon whenever he is tasked with a role. He possesses a positive attitude and is a positive role model for judokas in the Judo team. An effective Captain, he established good communication with his teammates and

was looked upon by his juniors as an inspiring and charismatic leader. He piqued the interests of his juniors, especially those new to Judo. He actively supported and encouraged the juniors during training sessions as well as annual National Championships, where team morale and camaraderie are utmost important. Lucius displayed a true champion of sportsmanship who has consistently displayed outstanding qualities and respect to officials and opposing teams, even in the face of adverse outcomes.“ Lucius’s leadership life in SJI has been filled with titles and labels – Judo Captain, Peer Support Leaders, and Facilitator. But at its heart, his leadership is defined by integrity and kindness. He is fully aware that being a leader is not about management; it is about reaching out to people and giving them opportunities to become leaders themselves. Even outside of official school duties, in 2018 - 2019, Lucius mentored his juniors from the lower secondary and helped them improve their English Language, providing a strong role model to many of them during times that demanded discipline and focus.

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SJIOBA Sportsman of the Year Alden Ler (ML402) Alden Ler joined SJI from St Joseph’s Institution Junior in 2016 with good PSLE results. As a young Year 1 boy, his presence and prowess as a canoeist was quickly noticed. Not only did he show tenacity in competitions, his leadership qualities made him a potential candidate to lead the SJI Canoeing Team. In no time, he developed into a well-respected leader of the SJI Canoeing team. When Alden was in Year Two, he did exceptionally well in the National Canoeing Championships and was invited to join the National Junior Programme of the National Junior Training Squad. Since then, he trained regularly with the national athletes. In addition, he continued his usual training commitments with the SJI Canoeing Team. Despite the extra demands placed on him, he has remained level-headed and motivated, consistently juggling his time and effort in his studies and commitments to the school and national team. Alden trained hard and was selected to be part of the Singapore contingent to compete against 600 young paddlers from 36 countries at the Olympic Hopes Regatta in Poznan, Poland in September 2019. Alden flew the Singapore flag high when he participated in 2019 Asia Pacific Sprint Cup in Hamilton, New Zealand and emerged 2nd and 3rd in the event MK4-500m and MK4-200m respectively. At present, Alden is undergoing intensive training to represent Singapore in 2019 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships to be held in Shaoxing, China, 2020 Asian Canoe Sprint Championships in Pattaya, Thailand and 2020 Asia Pacific Sprint Regatta in Japan. The SJI Canoeing Team Coach Huang Chun Jian has always maintained his impression of Alden as a driven and disciplined student. He was extremely delighted when he received news of Alden being named SJIOBA Sportsman of the Year. He commended him on his achievement, “Alden certainly deserves this title. He shows everyone that once you set your heart and mind to accomplish a goal, there will be eventual success. He has set a very good example for his peers and juniors. His success is indeed a motivation for many of us. Keep it up!” On behalf of the teachers in charge of the SJI Canoeing Team, Mr Fong Kok Hoong congratulated Alden, “Your progress and wonderful achievement in the team is testament to the fact that a desire to succeed takes more than just a dream. Real hard work has to be invested and sacrifices have to be made. We are indeed happy that you have come this far! The immense dedication and effort that you have put into this sport is all worth it.”

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The National Development Coach for Sprint Kayaking, Mr Lee Wei Liang Bill, has this to say of Alden, “Alden is wise beyond his age. He is a very sensible boy who makes rational decisions that have helped him to achieve success in both his studies and sports. He is exemplary in his conduct and is a role model for his teammates and juniors in the national team. A natural leader who leads by example, he has the ability to ignite the fire in others with his infectious energy and personality. Even as he pursues his goals in canoeing, he motivates, helps and inspires his teammates and together they work towards fulfilling their goals. It’s been a pleasure and honour to make an impact on a boy who will go on to do great things for the community.” A self-directed athlete who organises his priorities with excellent self-management skills, Alden has shown that with perseverance, correct attitude and disposition, success can be attained. He will continue to excel and distinguished himself with his positive energy and enthusiasm.


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Spirit of SJI Award & Lasallian Distinguished Leadership & Service Award Anastasia Kurniadi (TG605) Anastasia is an exceptional student who is not only selfmotivated but has a strong determination to do her very best in whatever she sets out to pursue. Always cheerful and ready with a smile to brighten your day, Anastasia is charismatic and always there to help others around her. More importantly, like St. Joseph, who lived his life by protecting and providing for others, Anastasia always puts others before herself. She has a big heart and does not think only of herself but is often more than willing to commit time to help others around her develop and improve. She is wellloved by her peers who respect her for her selflessness. Even in her academic pursuits, Anastasia does not forget the marginalised in society. The need for her research to have real-world relevance and the desire that her research outcome can help a wider community, especially those who lack a voice, was important for Anastasia and this was seen in her choice of Extended Essay, in which she investigated how the transport system in Singapore can be more inclusive of the physically disabled. Anastasia is also a very reflective student and this keeps her humble and grounded. What is truly commendable is the honesty of her reflections and sincere desire to achieve greater self-awareness in order to improve her weaknesses. Anastasia also exhibits courage on her part to acknowledge, in her reflections that she is not perfect and makes a commitment to improve these imperfections. Her dedication and diligence towards achieving academic excellence is a constant source of inspiration to her fellow classmates.” As a member of the SJI community, Anastasia has made many contributions in her position as the Vice-President of the 6th Senior Student Council. Most significant of these would be spearheading the collaboration with the Student Council from the secondary section and planning the inaugural Student Leaders’ Convention, an event that allowed for greater collaboration between the Student Councils from the secondary and senior sections in the school and it also provided an opportunity for the student leaders of the school to learn from one another, developing stronger leadership qualities in these students. Anastasia also facilitated the Year 1 Catholic Camp in 2018 and helped out with the Praise and Worship for the Year 1 Catholic Camp in 2019. She was also Stage Manager in Drama Night 2018 and despite lacking experience in this role, Anastasia successfully helped to manage a full theatre production and this experience has shown Anastasia’s willingness to take risks, her humility to ask for guidance and her determination to see that what she embarks on, is successful. As a leader, Anastasia is well-respected for her ability to bring people together to unite them for a common cause. She leads with positivity and this has been crucial in inspiring those around her to stay optimistic in difficult times.

Anastasia is a role model, an inspiration and her selfless nature has made her an exemplary student and an exceptional leader. But what truly distinguishes Anastasia is her people-centered nature with a sincerity that draws others to her. As she noted in one of her reflections, “Being in SJI reminds me that life would be much better if we could all just help each other, even if it means being sacrificing a little bit of our time and effort to do so.” In the 2 years that Anastasia has been here, she has shown to embody the values espoused by St. Joseph and the values of SJI. In recognition of her character, work and service, the Lasallian community proudly confers the Spirit of SJI Award and the Lasallian Distinguished Leadership & Service Award to Anastasia Kurniadi.

THE SPIRIT OF SJI AWARD (The Principal’s Special Mention) This award is presented to a Josephian who best embodies the spirit of SJI. This spirit is exemplified by St Joseph, the school’s patron saint, who lived his life by protecting and providing for others. This award is given at the discretion of the Principal and only when there is a graduating student worthy of receiving it. This award is given out at Year 4 and Year 6 graduation. The recipient of this award receives it in addition to the Lasallian Distinguished Service Award.

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Alexander Wilfred Chew Fu (TG605) Well-respected by his peers for his integrity and his dedication to service and commended by his teachers for his tenacity and commitment to excellence, Alexander Chew is an exemplary student in many aspects. As a learner and a student, Alexander is diligent and has demonstrated much determination. He is enthusiastic in his pursuit of knowledge across all subjects. His teachers have found him to be a very conscientious student who works with much focus in class. He has also shown high intellectual capacity and perseveres when he meets with challenges in his academic studies. As a student leader, Alexander has shown steadfast dedication to his role. He is a principled individual who believes in working not for himself but for the collective good of the community. Being the President of the Student Council has given Alexander the opportunity to make an impact on the wider school community. Together with the Student Council Executive Committee, the Head Prefect (Secondary Section) and councilors and prefects from the Year 4 and Year 6 cohort, Alexander headed the team in pushing for increased integration in the school community through the realignment of the event timeline for both the secondary and senior sections. Alexander was also pivotal in spearheading the inaugural Student Leaders Convention, Council Retreat and the inaugural combined student leader’s investiture. As a result of Alexander’s leadership, the seeds for a more integrated school community have been planted and more opportunities for collaboration between the two student councils have also been set in place. As a highly effective leader, Alexander has had a hand in organizing various events and camps for the student body. These include the Anniversary Parade 2018, Lasallian Leadership Training Camp 2018, SJI Lasallian Catholic Youth Societies (LYS) Camp 2018 and SJI Mahalo Carnival. Alexander also recognized the need for a balanced life and availed himself of opportunities in personal growth by participating in Dragon Boat, Beacon and Photography. These experiences have greatly enriched Alexander and he has grown holistically—physically and emotionally. In recognition of his contributions to SJI, Alexander is a recipient of the 2019 Lasallian Distinguished Leadership and Service Award.

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Alexander has made full use of his two years pursuing the IB Diploma and has made a positive impact on the SJI community. In spite of his achievements, Alexander has remained humble and grounded, which is highly commendable. Alexander is a fine example of a Josephian and an IB learner. Caring and compassionate, an inquirer and knowledgeable with a deep desire to contribute to the community, Alexander is a talented student leader with the will and potential to achieve great things.


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Lasallian Distinguished Leadership & Service Award Basil Tan Song Sze (TG604) Basil Tan Song Sze is an honest and level-headed student. Humble and sensitive in his interaction with others, his friendly demeanour and caring nature ensures him a place amongst his peers. An independent worker, Basil fulfills his responsibilities promptly and efficiently, with minimal fanfare. A passionate learner, Basil excels in critically assessing information, and enjoys in-depth discussion of ideas and is keen to learn from new sources. As a diligent and hardworking student, Basil is resilient when faced with setbacks, and takes ownership of his learning. Respectful towards his teachers and peers, he is receptive to feedback and advice given by both friends and teachers alike. Apart from academic pursuits, Basil was an active member of the wider school community As an active member of the National Cadet Corps (NCC Air), he served as the Assistant Sergeant Major (2016 – 2017), and was the Overall InCharge of the NCC Company Camp. Basil was awarded the NCC Outstanding Cadet Award and was selected to represent St Joseph’s Institution in the National Day Parade in 2016 for his outstanding contribution to the NCC. Basil also served the school as the Deputy Head Prefect in 2017 where he helped plan and execute numerous school-based events which included the 2017 Inaugural Concert. He demonstrated perseverance and commitment in the organisation of these events. For his outstanding contributions, the school presented Basil with the Spirit of SJI in 2017 and the Distinguished Lasallian Leadership and Service Award in 2019, which celebrates a Josephian’s exemplary service to the community. Basil was a dedicated member of the 6th Student’s Council from 2018 to 2019. As the General Secretary and Treasurer of the council, Basil played an integral part in the administrative details of the council as well as managing and accounting for the finances of the different working committee projects and events within the senior school student council. Some of the activities that the student council planned that Basil and his team spearheaded were the Christmas party in 2018 as well as the Orientation Camp and Council Elections in 2019. In all these pursuits, he was always interested in the welfare of the people he was working with or serving and was always able to address the concerns of all parties. For all his efforts, Basil was nominated for the prestigious Teo Cheng Guan Student Leader Award for his contributions to the school community.

Basil was also part of the organising committee of students who were involved in the school’s Global Education Programme (GEP) to Luang Prabang, Laos in November 2018, where he learnt the importance of giving back to local communities. Apart from being active volunteer with the Handicap Welfare Association (2014-2017), Basil’s compassion for the less fortunate was also evident through his active participation in SJI’s social entrepreneurship club, PRISM. Basil and his team took part in the Youth-For-Causes programme where he volunteered as a photographer and helped out backstage for the Heartstrings concert. Basil also extended his services to the Riding with Disabilities Association (RDA) in 2018, where he, together with some of his peers, participated as a walker for children with various mental and physical disabilities. His devotion towards helping the underprivileged was admirable and his peers often looked up to him in this respect. Basil has proved to be a very dependable and responsible student, and has the ability to go far in life with his deep commitment to serve others.

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Lasallian Distinguished Leadership & Service Award Bhojwani Yash Manoj (TG609)

Bhojwani Yash Manoj is a true Josephian and a person of integrity with a strong sense of faith, service and community. He is helpful to those in need and his amiable and kind-hearted nature has endeared him to his fellow Josephians. He is also exemplary in his conduct and is able to influence others positively. During his six years in the Integrated programme and two years in the Senior Section IB programme, Yash has made many good friends with his kind and easy going nature. His willingness to put the needs of others above all, as well as his sincere belief in the goodness of others, are rare qualities that make him one of the most popular students of his cohort. Yash possesses a positive learning attitude. Responsible and conscientious, he is proactive and organized in managing his own learning. Yash handles criticism well and uses it in a constructive manner to improve his academic performance. For all his IB Internal Assessment research, he was an assiduous worker who synthesizes information in a critical manner. Developing the analytical skills to determine an appropriate methodology was also essential to Yash’s research process. In class, he worked well independently and in a team. He encouraged a positive learning environment in classrooms and contributed enthusiastically during group discussions. Yash is engaged in all aspects of school life, influencing and leading others to contribute positively to the school and beyond. He displayed leadership qualities in his various capacities. In spite of his heavy academic workload, he was a Prefect since he was in the Secondary Section and subsequently the Head of Public Relations (Executive Committee) of the Senior Student Council. He was also a mentor to the National Police Cadet Corps, his Co-curricular Activity (CCA) in Year 1 - 4. His leadership qualities have been further developed through his responsibilities as the Head Administration of the Year 5 Orientation Programme 2019 and Head Programmes of the SJI Student Leaders’ Convention 2019. He is a confident and charismatic leader who gives due respect to others and empowers them to act. As a student leader, besides being involved in numerous school events, Yash also participated in CAS activities such

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as Coding & Technology, Touch Rugby and BEACON. In the area of community involvement, Yash has contributed to several projects. He participated in the GEP programme in Chiang Mai, Thailand, contributing to the well-being of the locals. He was also involved in bake sales held in school, as a way to raise money for a teacher who was diagnosed with cancer. Yash’s contribution to ACE, where he personalluy interacted with students who were struggling in certain aspects of their life by working and playing with them, is indeed impressive. Yash is a man for others. Besides awarded the Lasallian Student Award and the Edusave Character Award in 2015, he is also the recipient of the Distinguished Lasallian Leadership and Service Award in 2019. It is patently clear that he has a heart to serve others, and to be a valuable member of our society in future with his leadership skills and sensitivity to the needs of others.


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Lasallian Distinguished Leadership & Service Award Goh Ning En Glenda (TG606)

Glenda Goh Ning En has been a student of St. Joseph’s Institution since 2018. She successfully completed the requirements of the International Baccalaureate (IB) and will be graduating with a Diploma at the end of the 2019 academic year. Some of her many highlights from before include being awarded a Distinction in the University of South Wales International Competitions and Assessments for School in the English and Writing categories (2014-15), being placed on the Principal’s List in 2014, and being presented with the Merit Jinyu Award which is given to students with outstanding achievements both academically and in their Co-Curricular Activity (2015). In 2017, she was promoted to Staff Sergeant and appointed as Secretary in the Executive Committee of the Girl’s Brigade. These accomplishments were obviously recognized and to no surprise she was selected for the World Readiness Trip to Cambridge in 2016 where she visited Radley College. In 2019, Glenda was conferred the Distinguished Lasallian Leadership Award, which is SJI’s pinnacle award to those individuals who have demonstrated exceptional commitment and devotion to the values and mission of De La Salle. Clearly strong in academics and leadership skills, Glenda also stands out in her selfless and positive attitude directed at caring and helping others. She participated in the Girl’s Brigade Friendship Day in 2014 and 2015 where she manned booths catered to the elderly and needy. She was also a Young Docent since 2015 where she aided students from other schools by guiding them through the Asian Civilization Museum. Equally so, her teachers from St. Joseph’s Institution applaud Glenda’s conscientiousness, discipline, maturity, insightfulness and for being ever willing to adopt and adapt to changing circumstances.

Centre as well as Meet the People Sessions, and joined the Global Education Programme trip to Camp Mealea in Cambodia for one week. Her skillset and leadership qualities were quickly recognized and she was given the title of Chief Executive Officer for the PRISM activity which has seen her spend countless hours taking this service (and Creative) component to a new level. For the Activity potion of CAS, she was a Football player with the Girls team in 2018.

For her Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) portion of the International Baccalaureate, Glenda does not cease to amaze as she has devoted much of her time to service components such as volunteer work at the Rainbow Centre. She helped organize the SJI Mahalo Carnival in 2018, has spent time with the elderly at Silver Friends and Activity

It goes without saying that Glenda has left a very good impression on her subject teachers, CAS supervisors, her friends, the school community as a whole and external parties she has come in contact with through her service. Glenda gives as much as she can, and asks for nothing in return.

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Lasallian Distinguished Leadership & Service Award Loke Fai Jun Jaren (TG616) Loke Fai Jun, Jaren is an intelligent and motivated young man; enthusiastic and armed with a personal view on a wide spectrum of issues, he adds vibrancy to class discussions with his incisive and considered comments. Jaren is never one who passively accepts received opinions. A keen questioner, nevertheless he is a humble young man who is always open to external criticisms and suggestions to improve himself. Jaren is a consistent worker as evident in his sterling results thorughout his schooling years. He has attained many distinctions in Higher Level Learnings in Y4IP, such as in World And Me (WAM) and Academic Discovery Module (ADM). WAM is a programme that introduces world challenges to SJI students, where they complete projects aimed at impacting the world around us. ADM is a programme which allows SJI students to personally discover and explore discipline-specific areas. He has also attained first in Physics (standard level) in 2018 in his cohort. Throughout his six years in SJI, Jaren has numerable opportunities to hone his leadership skills. He was an active personnel in National Police Cadets Corps (NPCC) during his secondary years. In his senior years, as a student mentor, he disciplined and trained the new leaders of the SJI NPCC unit, helping the unit to become one of the few elite NPCC Units in Singapore to achieve the UOPA Gold Award in 2016/17 and 2017/18, the highest award for an NPCC unit. He also led the Values in Action department in NPCC, organising community-centred events such as flag days, house-cleaning, and raising public awareness through initiatives regarding crime-related matters. Additionally, he led an overseas VIA trip to Cambodia for the NPCC Unit, organising events and liaising with foreign organisers to make the trip successful. His CCA teacher found Jaren to be one with exceptional leadership qualities and added that he is a good facilitator who is able to conduct meaningful and reflective debrief sessions with his juniors after an activity. In 2019, Jaren was recognised for his outstanding contribution to NPCC and was recently nominated for the SJI Teo Cheng Guan Scholarship - a scholarship recognising the leadership qualities he displayed during his six years as a SJI IP student. As the tutor group (TG) representative, Jaren takes a serious view of his responsibility, demonstrating much initiative in managing his duties efficiently and promptly. He is sensitive to the needs of his fellow classmates and is receptive to suggestions made. He is also discerning of diverse opinions and is able to make decisions, often with the consensus of the class. His empathy and willingness to attend to his classmates’ concerns won him their respect and appreciation. Despite his quiet nature, Jaren is able to rise to the occasion and gain the respect and cooperation

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of the entire class. Such capabilities exemplify his strong leadership potential and his ability to maintain amiable relationships with all. Also, as TG representative, he has been of invaluable assistance to his Class Tutor. He is an effective and a reliable communications channel between the tutor and the class and was highly appreciated as an excellent administrator as well. Jaren was also elected by other class leaders to head the first Class Leaders Executive Committee. Being the head of the pioneering batch of the class Leaders’ Executive Committee, Jaren had many opportunities to work with various stakeholders in organising events such as University Guidance Sessions as well as a level-wide values-in-action event. In recognition of his outstanding service to building the school community and for his able leadership, the school conferred on Jaren the Distinguished Lasallian Leadership and Service Award in 2019. On a personal note, Jaren is an approachable, sociable and respectful young man who gets along extremely well with his peers and tutors. His pleasant personality and jovial nature has won him many lasting friendships. Jaren has the perseverance to achieve his goals and the potential to excel in his endeavours. His confidence, coupled with his ability to lead, will enable Jaren to be of great contribution to any organization and institution.


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Lasallian Distinguished Leadership & Service Award Low Hui Ann Zaneta (TG618)

Zaneta is a motivated student who tries her best in all her endeavours. She is a hardworking student who is enthusiastic, diligent and purposeful in her work and takes responsibility for her academic progress. She is also a helpful and generous student who was always willing to extend a helping hand to her classmates who were struggling academically. She adopts a cheerful and enthusiastic approach towards learning which was often inspirational and encouraging to others. Zaneta always tried her best in working hard to ensure that she succeed in all the tasks that she had planned to accomplish. With a strong sense of enquiry, she was keen to learn and unafraid to ask questions when in doubt. Zaneta worked well on an individual basis as well as in groups. Her attitude towards learning is positive and she showed resilience in overcoming her challenges. Despite that, she remains well-grounded and humble. She is polite and respectful towards both teachers and peers and is well-liked by her school-mates. Besides being a conscientious student, Zaneta also contributed to the wider school community in many different ways. She was a member of the executive committee of the Student Council where she served as the Head of the Student Outreach Committee. One of her key tasks involved the enhancement of the communication between the various parties in SJI. She proved to be responsible in the execution of the tasks assigned to her. In the organization of key events for the school, she showed good leadership skills and collaborated well with her team mates. In the many events that she helped to organize for the school, such as Valentine’s Day 2019, Talk Talk Therapy, Wholesome Week, The Agape Movement, Prom Night and Orientation Programme for the Year 5 students, Zaneta was always highly enthusiastic about serving the community. She received the Distinguished Lasallian Leadership and Service Award in 2019 in recognition of her many contributions to the school. Zaneta also served as a photographer for a variety of school events on multiple occasions and she was a member of the Cross Country team in SJI. Despite her hectic schedule, she turned up regularly for cross country training and she showed perseverance during the sessions where she had to run for several kilometres each time. She did not give up even though the training sessions proved to be tough and she overcame her challenges through her determination to complete whatever she has set out to achieve. Despite her many commitments, Zaneta is one who takes responsibility in optimising her personal growth and development. She was selected by the school to participate

in Pre-U Seminar 2018: Transforming our #SG Challenge. During this seminar, Zaneta developed an open mind in learning about the opportunities and challenges that mark Singapore’s next lap of development in the midst of rapidly evolving geopolitical changes and technological trends. She participated wholeheartedly during the discussions with her peers and contributed her opinions about the topics in a confident manner. Besides her many contributions to the school, Zaneta is also one with a heart to reach out to the less fortunate in society. She was a participant of the 2018 Global Education Programme to the Bamboo School in Thailand. During this trip, Zaneta found joy while interacting with the less privileged children in Thailand and she showed kindness, empathy and a willingness to share in her interactions with them. Zaneta was able to relate to the children in a sincere manner and she was patient and caring in all her undertakings. Persistent, motivated and growth oriented, Zaneta is a well-balanced individual who is able to balance her studies, community work and sports commitments effectively and her performance in all these areas are impressive and commendable.

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Lasallian Distinguished Leadership & Service Award Luke Tan Ern Hwee (TG620) Luke Tan joined SJI’s Integrated Programme since 2014. He is a dynamic and driven individual who shows respect to his peers and teachers. A cheerful and indefatigable young man, he has achieved much in his studies throughout his time at SJI. Notably, he was awarded the Lasallian Distinguished Award in 2017 - a recognition given to deserving graduating Secondary 4 students who have shown exemplary witness to the Lasallian values of faith, service and community. Academically, Luke has been a consistent performer. His teachers have praised him for being confident, articulate and engaged during lessons. An avid dragon boat rower, Luke was also part of the school team that clinched third place in the 2019 ‘A’ division competition. In addition, Luke was conferred the MOE Edusave Character Award the same year. This award is offered to students based on their character, leadership, conduct, learning dispositions and academic performance. Luke has been an extremely active and high profile student councillor. As Head of Welfare in the Executive Committee, he implemented several initiatives that deal directly with student life in the wider SJI community. He supported the night study sessions for his seniors in 2018, ordering food and coordinating with SJI’s Parent Support Group daily. For SJI’s Open House, he worked directly with corporate communications and teachers to design posters and promotional material for Creativity, Action, Service (CAS) and subject booths. He was also involved in SJI’s annual Christmas week where he had to coordinate music events, decorate the Founder’s Hall and initiate a gift-giving activity entitled “Secret Santa”. Wishing to cement bonds after the 2019 Year 5 Orientation, he was overall-in-charge of the creation of SJI stickers and wristbands - a significant total of 1600 items. This process involved the coordination of design efforts and the printing and sale of the memorabilia. As a Josephian of 6 years, he has a thorough understanding of the school ethos and is inspired to serve SJI. The ultimate expression of his servant leadership was his appointment as Head Prefect in 2017. Luke modelled for the whole school the SJI student leader all should strive to be - a Josephian of integrity, a Josephian for others. He served with distinction.

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Luke has also volunteered for Project Phoenix, a social platform that provides underprivileged students with the opportunity to hone their social skills and build confidence through the art of performance. He has worked with the Yio Chu Kang Youth Executive Committee (YEC) to provide participants with more than just a boost in their self-esteem but also a sense of purpose and wonder. Luke has been a valued and effervescent student throughout his six years in SJI. Never prideful nor one to flaunt his achievements, he has blossomed into a highly functioning and dynamic individual who socializes well with his peers.


ROLL OF HONOUR

CCA Achievements Singapore Schools Sports Council (SSSC) Colours Awards 2019 S/N

NAME

CLASS

SPORT

AWARD

SPORT

DIVISION

2019 POSITION

1

Alden Ler

ML 402

Canoeing

Distinction

Canoeing

C

2nd

2

Ben Nicholas Ng

MN 403

Canoeing

Colours

Canoeing

B

2nd

3

Ethan Zachary Lim Tye Ron

ML 401

Canoeing

Colours

Gymnastics

B

3rd

4

Ian Tan

MN 403

Canoeing

Distinction

Judo

C

4th

Fencing

B

3rd

5

Jordan Ker Choon Kiat

LE 403

Canoeing

Colours

6

Lee Shun Wei Emmeric Carl

FN 402

Canoeing

Colours

7

Lim Zhi Quan Emmanuel

MN 403

Canoeing

Distinction

8

Nicholas Tan Yi-Jia

ML 403

Canoeing

Colours

9

Ryan Ang Zhong Jun

LE 402

Canoeing

Colours

10

Samuel Quek (Guo Jiale)

MN 403

Canoeing

Colours

11

Tan Hiok Kuek

ML 402

Canoeing

Colours

12

Tay Ming Hao

LE 401

Canoeing

Colours

13

Yong Heng Fong, Justin

ML 402

Canoeing

Colours

14

Lee Jia Jie Jonathan

LE 403

Gymnastics

Colours

National Cadet Corps (Air) (NCC Air) National Cadet Corps (Land) (NCC Land) National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC)

15

Mitchell Peh Wei Hao

ML 402

Gymnastics

Colours

SJI Pelandok Scouts

GOLD

16

Owain Chong Boon Khai

LE 403

Gymnastics

Colours

St. John Brigade

GOLD

17

Randal James Wallace

MN 402

Gymnastics

Colours

18

Ahmad Siddique B Muhamed Abdillah

FN 402

Judo

Colours

19

Chong Jin Qi

FN 402

Judo

Colours

20

Damien Gerard Lai

FN 403

Judo

Colours

Guitar Ensemble

Distinction

21

Ho Weng Teik

ML 401

Judo

Colours

Vocal Ensemble

Distinction

22

Liu Junming

LE 403

Judo

Colours

SJI Military Band

23

Yeo Jun Jie, Lucius

FN 402

Judo

Colours

24

Colin Noel Tan

FN 401

Sailing

Colours

25

Darren Sim

FN 402

Sailing

Colours

26

Keegan Tan

MN 403

Sailing

Colours

27

Ron Koh Jieran

FN 402

Sailing

Colours

28

Yip Wai Jeng, Nickolas

ML 402

Sailing

Colours

29

Ian Alexander Isaac

LE 403

Taekwondo

Colours

Sailing

B

1st

Tennis

C

4th

National Uniformed Group Award UNIT

AWARD GOLD GOLD GOLD

Singapore Youth Festival 2019 PERFORMING ARTS GROUP

AWARD

Distinction

SJI Pipe Band

3rd Place in South East Asian Pipe Band Championship

Drama

Accomplishment

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Student Council

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Bryan Chin Zhong Xian, Tajima Gai, Elisha Foo Zhi En, Teoh Tai Ran, Goh Keng Yin Dylan Dominic, Lucas Huan Zhi Kai, Karmarkar Yash Sandeep, John Reginald Shutler, Varun Vivekananthan, Francis Ethan Wee Shen Liang, Wang Ruojin, Sim Yung Ern Nicholas, Logan Dev Rajah, Daniel Pang Jit Kin, Aayush Bhatia. MIDDLE ROW: Tan Wei-Yu Stephanie, Hannah Castillo Tamondong, Yeo Rui En Adalia, Yip Xiao Tong Adonia, Marilyn Paul, Chong Hao-Chun Gareth, Raven Teo, Lim Ming Rong, Prashant Rai Aryan, Muhammad Farjad Sadri, Cayden Thong Kit Hoi, Lim Lay Peng Isabel, Dendroff Sarah Faith, Liaw Zhuo Yi Julia, Tong Ying Ern Claire. FRONT ROW: Tan Ern Hwee Luke, Reshee Ram S/O Raveendaran, Nicholas Tan Yi-Jia, Anastasia Kurniadi, James Aidan Slade Lim En, Mr Chong Chow Wee, Ms Wong Kah Yan, Ms Hazel Ho, Alexander Wilfred Chew Fu Chong, Nathanael Sutjiutama, Basil Tan Song Sze, Low Hui Ann Zaneta, Bhojwani Yash Manoj.

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Prefectorial Board

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Ethan Young, Aaron Goh, Reuben Fong Shi Yu, Liong Li Heng, Teh Qi Xuan, Joseph Christic Moral, Tristan Toh Zhi Shun, Balamurugan Nethren, Jason Lew Lian Yi, Elby Joseph Roy, Elisha Daniel Lee, Gatongay Ryqx Manoza, Joshua Tan, Aayush Bhatia, Kierann Chong, Chue Zhi Sheng Jeffrey. THIRD ROW: Dinesh John Peeris, Isaac Matthias Teo, Ng Yeow Heng, Brandon Tan Jing Kai, Jonathan Hay Jing Kai, Emmanuel Mark Heng Siang Yen, Ian Nai Chiak Hng, Ayman Bin Azhar, Caleb Tan Kah Lok, Goh Kai Jun Kavan, Naqif Nizar Baledram, Jaylen Khoo, Ang Ding Heng Jaylen, Isaac Yap Guan Teng, Kieran Foo, Trey Zuzarte. SECOND ROW: Reuben David Louis, Jay Ow Wey Xinn, Khoo Kai Rui Ignatius, Lim Rae Keat Marcus, Chay Seng Tuck Arthur, Gratio Candid, Ng Yong Kai, Neo Jie Xuan, Goh Zheng Kai Reiner, Salvador Joaquin Alonzo Awat, Adam Mukhair Bin Azlan, Alden Chew Jing Hong, Koh Tze Tsuen Daniel, Lim Jing Han Ryan, Hong Yee Teck Michael, Cyril Lou Guehnn Tudtud Pedrina. FRONT ROW: Nicholas Yee Seng Cheung, Tan Ming Han, Lucius Yeo Jun Jie, Manuel Tristan Pereira, James Aiden Slade Lim En, Mr Chong Chow Wee, Mr Genesius Chan, Nicholas Tan Yi-Jia, Nathanael Sutjiutama, Julian Teng, Alessandro Louiz D’silva, Anson Goh Jia Wei. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Wong Kah Yan, Cayden Thong, Ho Justin, Akkshaye Pillai, Alden Ler, S Kavi Rajan, Bryan Chin Zhong Xian.

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Peer Support Facilitators

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Bryan Chin Zhong Xian, Tajima Gai, Elisha Foo Zhi En, Teoh Tai Ran, Goh Keng Yin Dylan Dominic, Lucas Huan Zhi Kai, Karmarkar Yash Sandeep, John Reginald Shutler, Varun Vivekananthan, Francis Ethan Wee Shen Liang, Wang Ruojin, Sim Yung Ern Nicholas, Logan Dev Rajah, Daniel Pang Jit Kin, Aayush Bhatia. SEVENTH ROW: Timothy Andrew Tan Jun Jie, Jason Nathan Chang, Ethan Ong Ze En, Elkan Chan, Tham Kei Leong Caleb, Anson Goh Jia Wei, Ong Yan Heng Clarence, Wong Liang Hao Jerome, Chan Jeun Gwong, Chee Wei Tze Michael Benjamin, Anuraag Joseph Bijay, Yong Heng Fong Justin, Christian Goh Shao Hon, Chong Hiong Tsin Bruce, Earl John Amiel Del Rosario Ca, Nicholas Evan Zhiyong Farnell, Yap Kwan Hee Xavier, Jordan Ker Choon Kiat, Lee Zong Jun Zander, Sng Jia Jun Brandon, Jaryl Yip Jia Le, Yeo Jun Jie Lucius,Jerome Daniel Lye Yi Rong, Nicholas Yee Seng Cheung, Geraldus Audric Herawan, Daniel Yeo Jen Xiang, Keenan Teo, Chue Zhi Sheng Jeffrey. SIXTH ROW: Declan Ryan Wong Chin Han, Akashpal Singh Pannu, Lim Ming Rong, Edsel Sim Jingzhi, Mayazhagu Pradeep, Lutfi Hadi B Marzuki, Wong Yi Xiang Dylan, Ben Nicholas Ng, Kota Muralidhar, Suhael Dev S/O Soman Sunil, Sunith Sunil Mani, Shahril Fazly, Prashant Rai Aryan, Joash Yap Renyi, Wang Haoji, Arun Prakkash S/O Swaminathan, Pek Zi An Matthew, Bruce Lie, Lam Zi Xi Matthias, Tay Jun Yi Joshua, Isaiah Joshua Heng Siang Shen, Ashwin Sunil Hathiramani, Nguyen Khoi Nguyen, Ahmad Siddique, Ee Chun Huang Nicholas, Sanfo Bimal Thomas, Lucas Daniel Francis. FIFTH ROW: Tan Ming Han, Teh Qi Xuan, Lee Jin Timothy, Lee Jie Terrence, Shao Junzhe, Dylan Joel Wong Jia Jun, Sebastien Tze-An Leib, Matthew Ng Chen Hao, Neo Yong Kiat Joseph, Tristan Toh Zhi Shun, Lu Mengxuan, Tan Chin Hsien, Lim Yan Kai Benjamin, Jason Lew Lian Yi, Tang Daran, Joel Wong Yan Heng, Zheng Botao, Nguyen Luong Nguyen Hung, Ethan Lim Jin, Rupertus Tristan Raka Amadeo, Wong Jun An Justin, Elby Joseph Roy, Ian Tan, Lee Chong Yih Joseph, Gordon Lau Chee Fong, Elisha Daniel Lee, Lim Zhi Quan Emmanuel.

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FORTH ROW: Ryann Cheah Ui-En, Muhammad Elyas Amir Bin Suhard, Chung Ze Min, Teo Jia Hsien, Lucas Tan Jia Jing, Gareth Loh Yee Yeong, Sean William Smart, Toh Zhan Wei, Koon Wei Pheng, Russell Lee Rui Cheng, Chua Hong Jun, Ryan Tyler Wee, Timothy Tan, Purushothaman Sanjai, Brandan Nicholas Bolte, Chu Hau Zer, Leo Edwin Julian Britto, Wong Kang Wei Jasper, Ong Jee Sean, Ryan Timothy Chia, Caleb Ryan Lim,Brendan Cheang Zhao Rong, Jonathan Lau Wen Jie, Andrew Dillon Poh Jie Hao. THIRD ROW: Dylan Chong Ing Kang, Timothy Tai Wen Yang, Tan Yin Da Dilan, Li Yi’An, Koh Khee Png Matthew, Yong Chong You Ambrose, Luke Xavier Chew Wen Xiong, Andre Gerard Jose Dongallo, Rohan Varatharajan, Colin Toh Sze Peng, Xavier E Ng En Xin, Vivek Pramod, Chew Sheng Ee Ethan, Tay Zhe Qian, Cheng Qi Wei Darius, Brandon David Teo, Chong Ka Lok Ashton, Chen Meng Boon Marcus, Shubham Sharma,Ryan Lim Yi Yang, Joshua Tan Yong Jun, Edward Thomas Patani, Luke Nathaniel Teo Bo-Sheng, Leow Jun Hao, Dhanush Anilkumarapillai, Leonard Lai Xun Han. SECOND ROW: Joshua Lim Xue Rui, Brian Gan Zi Qiang, Tng Shih Kai, Dylan Chew Yi Jie, Tan Ying Liang Torance, See Hou Yuen, Zhang Mingzhen Roger, Tiernan Patrick O’Rourke, Ivan Kwan Rui Feng, Pang Jun Wen Ryan, Kai Bhandari, Ryan Ng Jun Zhi, Lee Jun Feng, Velu Mithilesh, Lachlan Toh Zhi Sheng, Yang Jeeho, Stephen Zadok James, Tan Jun-Rong Alexander John, Idris Bin Wan Hazari, Lee Xavia, Nicholas Fong Yang Kai, David Leong En Han, Lee Kok Yuan, Caderic Yeo, Jared Nyoe, Lim Keng Siong Reuben. FRONT ROW: Heng Zhuo Ren, Tay Sheng Guang Timothy, Yap Jing Hui Edmund, Michael Calvin Tam, Choun Ray An, Theodore Tang Chee Mun,Mrs Denise Jeyaseelan, Ms Josephine Wee, Mr Alfred Nathan, Mr Andrew Martin, Mr Chong Chow Wee, Mr Nigel Fabular, Mr Genesius Chan, Alden Ler, Joseph Leong Zhen Zhe, Aayush Bhatia, Ethan Zachary Lim Tye Ron, Nathanael Sutjiutama. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Wong Kah Yan, Mr Joe Edison, Ian Wee Liang Shen, Bryan Chin Zhong Xian, Razi Ahmad Juliansyah Ihsan, Billie Mah, Teo Yih Matthew, Pang Wei Wen Samuel, Khoo Jun Heng Jervis, Choo Yi Zhe, Ho Hon Wai Ryan, Michael Kuah Jen Wei, Lim Zheng Xi Ezra, S Kavi Rajan, Warren Koh Rui Ze, Lee Shang Shin, Cayden Thong Kit Hoi, Daanysh Habiel B Isnin, Martin Patrick Inglin.

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03

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CHAPTER THREE

Commemorating the Tercentenary death anniversary of our Founder & Year of Lasallian Vocations 7 April 2019 marks the 300th death anniversary of our Founder, St John Baptist de La Salle. Since 1680, La Salle has been a pioneer in founding training colleges for teachers, reform schools for delinquents, technical schools, and secondary schools for modern languages, arts, and sciences. His work spread quickly throughout France and across the globe after his death in 1719. In 1900, John Baptist de La Salle was declared a Saint. In 1950, because of his life and inspirational writings, he was made Patron Saint of all those who work in the field of education. La Salle inspired others how to teach and care for young people, how to meet failure and frailty with compassion, how to affirm, strengthen and heal. Through his visionary mission to reach out and to educate the last, the lost and the least, there are about 3,600 La Salle Brothers teaching more than 1 million children in La Salle schools in 80 different countries around the world. 2019 was declared a Jubilee Year, which began on 17 November 2018 with the dedication of the sanctuary of Saint John Baptist de la Salle at the Generalate in Rome, and will conclude on 31 December 2019, the end of the Tercentenary and Year of Lasallian Vocations.

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The De La Salle Tercentenary logo is a circle that represents the fullness of life. Within the circle is the numeral 300 in an ascending appearance to symbolize the continuing vitality of the Institute and celebration of St. La Salle’s entry to the fullness of life. The circle has openings rather than a closed curve. Each number in the 300 has openings rather than three separate numerals. The openings indicate how the Lasallian Mission is open to going beyond its own borders. They are like portals where Lasallians can easily break barriers in their own vocational journeys and be one with those living on the peripheries. The theme text is placed around the circle to clearly define the tercentenary celebration. While death may have separated Lasallians from their Founder, the wrap text around the circle signifies how Lasallians worldwide continue to show much heart, commitment, and life that unites them all even more profoundly in the Lasallian Mission. Blue is chosen to follow the Institute colour.


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February: SJI Commemorates #300Lasalle at Inaugural Assembly At the inaugural assembly on 4 February, the school commemorated the Tercentenary death of our Founder and this Jubilee Year 2019 is the Year of Lasallian Vocations. The school leaders imprinted their thumbprints onto a commemorative portrait that bore the #300Lasalle logo. The inaugural assembly concluded with the distribution of ang-pows with a #300Lasalle keychain to all the students and oranges to the staff. March: Lasallian Educators Celebrate 300 Years of La Salle On 15 March, 700 Lasallian educators in Singapore gathered for a day of formation at the Lasallian Training Day where we celebrated the Year of Lasallian Vocation and the Tercentenary of St John Baptist de La Salle’s death. The highlight was the Animosaic that we created. Our efforts brought to life the anniversary’s theme - One Heart, One Commitment, One Life. #300LaSalle

March: SJI Enters Singapore Book of Records for the Largest Handprint Art To commemorate the Tercentenary anniversary of our Founder, the SJI community set a record-breaking feat in Singapore for the largest hand-print banner! For over a month, hundreds of staff and students placed their handprints and thumbprints over 7 canvas panels measuring 18.9 metres by 8 metres. The expansive piece of artwork was completed on 29 March 2019 and was certified by the Singapore Book of Records. (http://singaporerecords.com/largest-handprint-art-3/) Mr Alphonsus Gregory, who designed the banner, explained the significance of the elements on the artwork, ‘The piece is a representation of the Journey of SJI’s Lasallian community over the past 167 years. It is composed of the palm and thumb prints of the SJI Family, symbolising the unity in the community, as well as each member’s contribution towards it. The star represents the Signum Fidei - a sign of our faith with an inset of St John Baptist de La Salle - reminding us of the mission our Founder handed down to us. The tree sprouting to the right symbolises the growth of the Lasallian education in Singapore with hand-printed leaves created by our Lasallian educators. In the background, the rolling waves represent the journey of the 6 Brothers from France on the ship La Julie to Singapore, bringing along the Lasallian spirit that we now live by.’

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April: SJI celebrates Founder’s Day and Tercentenary of St John Baptist de La Salle

April: La Salle Community Celebrates Tercentenary Anniversary Mass of Founder

This giant banner was unveiled by Bro Patrick Tierney FSC, our Guest of Honour at the Founder’s Day ceremony on 5 April. Awards to recognise good effort in studies were presented to the students at the same event. As always, we began with Eucharistic mass to remind us that our God is a mighty and awesome God who brought SJI into being and blesses her still. To God be the glory!

On 6 April, La Salle Brothers, teachers, staff, students, parents and alumni of the Lasallian schools and establishments in Singapore gathered at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd to remember the legacy of St John Baptist de La Salle, 300 years after his passing on 7 April 1719. The Eucharistic celebration began with the procession of flags representing the 9 Lasallian education institutions in Singapore, led by the SJI Bagpipers. The picture of the Founder with his relic was carried to the sanctuary by Brother John Wyn FSC, a Myanmese Brother attached to SJI International, accompanied by Brother Gregory Lim FSC, the Dean of the Lasallian East Asia District, being the oldest Brother in his 90s. Together with the Lasallians to celebrate the event were 15 priests, as well as the nuncio, Archbishop Marek Zawleski. In his homily, Archbishop Marek highlighted the Lasallian values and the need for vocations for the Brothers and for Christian educators.

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April: Founder’s Day Dinner The Founder’s Day dinner on 30 April 2019 was the fruit of months of planning by the alumni from eight Lasallian schools. Approximately 600 alumni members, students, family members, teachers and staff gathered at SAFRA Toa Payoh to commemorate the Tercentenary death anniversary of St John Baptist De La Salle. It was a grand affair that began with the march-in by the SJI Pipeband, followed by the flag bearers and principals of our Lasallian schools - a fitting demonstration of how our schools beat with One Heart. The event was graced by the presence of the La Salle Brothers, in particular, Br Gregory Lim, the oldest Brother in Singapore, at 95 years old.

July: Cruising Around Ubin in 300 minutes in commemoration of # 300Lasalle Four of our Year 5 Josephians attempted a student-initiated, self-supported kayak expedition around Pulau Ubin on 8 July. Named Ubin300, in commemoration of #300Lasalle and Youth Day 2019, the 4 boys - Gabriel Tan, Yee Chern, Chris Tiong, Benedict Fong - navigated around Pulau Ubin in 300 minutes. Along the journey, they hoped to reflect on the valuable lessons of the life of St. John Baptist de La Salle “and to connect with his mission and our duty as Lasallians”. The quartet completed their expedition in 4h 54m 22s.

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4 January

Release of International Baccalaureate Diploma Examinations Results SJI’s Class of 2018 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) students have performed very well in the November 2018 examinations. 269 students from our fifth IBDP cohort were awarded the International Baccalaureate Diploma, with an average score of 41 out of 45 points. Four students were also awarded the prestigious Bilingual Diploma. 67% of the cohort (180 students) attained at least 40 points out of 45, of which 41% (111 students) scored 42 points or better. A quarter of our cohort (25%) achieved 43 points and better. The Class of 2018 includes our pioneer batch of 135 boys who were admitted to SJI at Secondary 1 in 2013 under the Integrated Programme. The results achieved by our Class of 2018 is evident of a trend that the SJI IBDP relates well with students who enjoyed high academic expectations from the programme. They have found joy in learning by being risktakers who pursue their interests and passion instead of being rote-learners.

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Summary of SJI’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Examination Results IBDP Results Number of Students Diploma pass rate (%)

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

270

138

80

80

76

100%

100%

100%

99.6% 100%

Average points out of maximum 45 points

41

41

41.5

40.7

40

Number of students with 43 or more points

68

47

35

19

10

Percentage of students with 43 or more points

25%

34%

44%

24%

13%

Number of students with 40 or more points

180

109

67

57

44

Percentage of students with 40 or more points

67%

79%

84%

71.25%

63%

4

6

2

3

2

Number of bilingual diploma students


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14 January

Release of GCE ‘O’ Level Results SJI’s Class of 2018 has performed well in the GCE ‘O’ Level examinations. The school achieved 100% passes, with 100% receiving at least 5 GCE ‘O’ Level passes. All the boys will advance to junior colleges and polytechnics for their postsecondary education, with 94% of the boys qualifying for junior college. This is the 3rd full O-Level class that entered SJI in 2015. 42% (106 out of 250 boys) scored 6As or better, and 43% (107 of 250) of the boys achieved scores of 10 points or less (L1B5). SJI is proud of the following students who have performed very well in the 2018 GCE ‘O’ Level examinations. They testify to the holistic education that SJI provides. We congratulate these seven boys who entered SJI with PSLE scores below the cut-off point (before MOE’s 2015 admission by appeal policy) and are now graduating with less than 10 points: • Ethan Lewis Ng Cheng Ye • Christian Thaddeus Beh Liang K • Kyes Gaffoor • Rachmiel Teo Ren Xiang • Adrian Leonardo • Ryan Cheng Rong Zhuo • Mark Chew Wei Wen

Summary of SJI’s GCE ‘O’ Level Results GCE ‘O’ Level Examination Results Number of students who sat for the GCE ‘O’ Level examinations

2018 250

Pass rate/ Qualify for JC/Polytechnic education (%)

100%

Boys who qualified for JC education (%)

94%

Boys with 5 GCE ‘O’ Level passes (%)

100%

Boys with 6A’s or more (%)

42%

Boys with scores of less than 10 points (L1R5) (%)

43%

Distinctions (A’s) per student (%)

59%

Subjects With High Distinctions:

SJI

English Language

62%

Mathematics

87%

Additional Mathematics

77%

Physics

69%

Humanities (SS, History)

64%

Geography

61%

Chemistry

54%

Humanities (SS, Geography)

52%

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17 January

Camp TABA “TABA” - which means Together-and-by-Association, was a unique experience aimed at helping the Year 3 cohort bond within their new classes for the next two years they have ahead of them. Our Year 3s spent an entire day at Sentosa and Vivocity on 17 January, to get to know each other better with their Form Tutors. They began with the Amazing Race, where there were challenges that required the teams to complete their tasks in order to unlock their checkpoints. After the race and lunch, the boys continued with their creative class bonding games at Vivocity or Palawan Beach at Sentosa.

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18 January

Year 1 Orientation Campfire More than 500 parents and guests witnessed the close of the Year 1 Orientation at the campfire on 18 January. The lighting of the fire at the Star (Signum Fidei) is symbolic of the Josephian Spirit that ignites in each Josephian. The ambience was exhilarating as everyone cheered and sang the school songs with great gusto and enthusiasm.

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4 February

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The Inaugural Celebration is our first formal school assembly where the entire school community gathers for the beginning of a new academic year. It is an occasion when the school comes together to celebrate its sense of being a Lasallian community. Josephians gather at this assembly as a praying Lasallian community, remembering the presence of God and adoring the Will of God for SJI in the new academic year.

This year, we also commemorated #300Lasalle - the 300th death anniversary of our founder, Saint John Baptist De La Salle. 2019 has been declared a Jubilee Year, which began on 17 November 2018 with the dedication of the sanctuary of Saint John Baptist de la Salle at the Generalate in Rome, and will conclude on 31 December 2019, the end of the Tercentenary and Year of Lasallian Vocations.

At this celebration, we officially welcome the newest addition to the school – our students from Years 1 and 5, and the Year 3 Scholars, as well as members of the teaching and non-teaching staff. The school also officially acknowledges all the student leaders who have been appointed to formal leadership positions at this assembly, where they take the pledge of leadership through service before the school community.

The inaugural assembly concluded with the distribution of ang-pows with a #300Lasalle keychain to all the students and oranges to the staff before the community was dismissed for an early reunion on Chinese New Year eve.

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7 - 13 February

Year 5 Orientation Week and Campfire The new Year 5s bonded with their new friends over the week-long orientation programme, to learn more about SJI and their new learning environment. Organised by the 6th Senior Student Council, Mr Christopher Ngoh and Ms Hazel Ho, the students experienced SJI’s rich history and traditions during the Heritage Challenge that was held within SJI and at her former campus at Bras Basah (now known as Singapore Art Museum). The students also had fun with the games during The Odyssey and a silent reflection on the experiences they went through during the week. The highlight was the campfire on 13 February, as the freshmen sang and cheered their hearts out throughout the night. Welcome to SJI, Year 5s!

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8 March

111th Track & Field Championships Josephians battled it out at the sports meet on 8 March. This annual event is a platform for the school community to experience and appreciate the sporting culture in SJI. It is at this event that the SJI community experiences the strong camaraderie from the four Fraternities.

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5 April

Founder’s Day We celebrated our 167th year with a record-breaking feat by the whole school - by creating the largest hand printed banner in Singapore measuring 18.9 metres by 8 metres! View the Singapore Book of Records http://singaporerecords.com/largest-handprint-art-3/. As always, we began with Eucharistic mass to remind us that our God is a mighty and awesome God who brought SJI into being and blesses her still. Awards to recognise good effort in studies were presented to the students at the ceremony. Tokens of appreciation were also presented to retired vice-principal Mrs Goh Poh Kenn for her years of service to the school, as well as to the parents from the Parent Suppport Group.

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5 April

167th Anniversary Parade Our Uniformed Groups (UGs) celebrated their 167th anniversary parade on 5 April. The event was graced by LTC Peter Ho from SJI’s class of 1989. He is currently the S3 of the Helicopter group and oversees training matters and operations for all helicopters under the Republic of Singapore Air Force. All the five UGs - NCC Air, NCC Land, NPCC, St John Brigade and St Joseph’s Pelandok Scouts - attained Gold Awards for their units. The ceremony also celebrated the graduation and stepping down of the Year 4 seniors as their Year 3 juniors stepped up to their new leadership roles.

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18- 22 April

Easter Triduum On Maundy Thursday, Christians remember Jesus washing his disciples’ feet. We celebrate His command to go and do likewise. We believe Jesus’ command is our mandate for Christian life - to serve others. In school on 18 April, we were reminded that service is the soul of SJI. Why we exist as a Catholic, Lasallian school and how we live and work as Josephians are embodied in lives of service. Our SJI way strives to imitate Jesus’ way of serving all. Our Catholic community celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper and witnessed the washing of feet on Maundy Thursday evening before they went off for church visitation in the night. The Catholic students kept vigil for the night which concluded with a Good Friday service the next morning.

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31 May

Student Council Investiture Initium Novum which means ‘new beginnings’, was the theme of SJI’s first ever combined Student Leaders’ Investiture. The new Student Council unifies both the 9th Secondary Student Council and the 7th Senior Student Council as one student body to represent the school and student population. Thank you very much to the outgoing Year 4 and Year 6 student leadersand councils. Congratulations to the new Year 3 and Year 5 student leaders and councils! Your adventure is just beginning!

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7 August

Official Opening of Heritage Gallery - Missio 1852 SJI has unveiled ‘Missio 1852’, a new heritage gallery today, in commemoration of Singapore’s bicentennial year and the Tercentenary of the death of the Founder of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools – St. John Baptist de La Salle. The gallery showcases 167 years of Josephian history and Lasallian heritage, tradition and community in Singapore. This project is supported by the National Heritage Board and the Singapore Bicentennial Office. La Salle Brother Gregory Thomas Lim, FSC, officiated the opening of Missio 1852 with the ringing of the original brass school bell from the former SJI campus at Bras Basah Road. At 95 years old, he is the oldest La Salle Brother in Singapore and was a former teacher who taught Moral Instruction and Bible Knowledge in SJI and St. Patrick’s School in the 1970s.

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Cross-Country Josephians celebrated National Day 2019 at our Annual Cross-country Run at Bedok Reservoir. In running together, we continue to realise our dream of moving ahead together as SJI. Running together also challenged us to keep running forward together as Singapore.

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Teachers’ Day Celebrations Our Student Council took the lead to celebrate Teachers’ Day in SJI on 5 September. We began the celebration with a sumptuous breakfast where all teaching and non-teaching staff bonded over a sumptuous breakfast in the Library. They were also gifted with a personal set of lunchbox and utensils. This gift reflects SJI’s support for the global environmental efforts to go “green” and reduce waste. The celebration concluded with entertaining performances by the students from various groups including Drama Club, Vocapella, Dance CAS, and bands, as well as games and quizzes. To all our SJI teachers and non-teaching staff, a Happy Teachers’ Day!

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Year 6 Speech & Graduation Day On the eve of their graduation, the IB Class of 2019 celebrated their last evening of school with “Dusk” - an evening of jam, followed by a sunset picnic on the track against a lit facade. Music jams have been an integral part of the students’ life during their college years, and this final jam brought them to tears as they sang their favourite hits together for the last time. At the graduation ceremony, the school honoured 8 outstanding graduands with the Lasallian Distinguished Leadership & Service Awards for their service to the school and community, with Anastasia Kurniadi receiving an additional honorary Spirit of SJI award. (See Chapter 2 for details)

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Year 4 Speech & Graduation Day The Year 4 graduation ceremony for the O-Level graduands on 11 October saw the return of Mr Ian Luke Chan (Class of 2014) who was the Guest of Honour. Ian had lost vision in his right eye at eight as a result of glaucoma and became completely blind when he was in Secondary 4 in 2014. His unyielding determination and his sense of humour despite the many challenges as a result of his visual impairment is a true inspiration to many. Nine Lasallian Distinguished Service awards were presented to outstanding students, including an additional Spirit of SJI award which was presented to Theodore Tang. The school’s highest honour - the Senior Josephian award was presented to James Slade Lim, while Alden Ler was named the SJIOBA Sportsman of the Year. (See Chapter 2 for details)

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Staff Paraliturgy As the year draws slowly to a close, moments become memories. The staff gathered to remember why St John Baptist de La Salle started his schools at the staff paraliturgy on 18 October. At the same event, we also celebrated the retirement of 3 iconic staff who have dedicated decades of their lives to the service of the school:

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Mr Chew Sung Luan, our Senior Laboratory Technician. He joined SJI on 8 Jun 1970 and has served SJI for 49 years, from Bras Basah to Malcolm Road.

Ms Balkis Bee Abdul Karim joined SJI on 28 Sep 1971 as a Clerical Assistant. In her career spanning 48 years at SJI, she has served 7 Principals including 4 Lasalle Brothers Patrick Loh, Joseph Kiely, Kevin Byrne, Paul Rogers, Mr Lui Seng Cheong, Dr Koh Thiam Seng and Fr (Dr) Adrian Danker, SJ.

Ms Angayarkanni Periasamy joined SJI as a trained teacher on 1 Jan 1992. In her 28 years with the school, she has taught both English Language and Literature across all four secondary levels.

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End-of-Year Thanksgiving Assembly At the Thanksgiving Assembly on 25 October, we were invited to recap the year in the form of a “report card” of all that we have accomplished and can be thankful for in 2019. For some, it was serving others well. For many, it was garnering achievements in academic or CCA/CAS competitions. For a few it may have been making it through challenging times because of mistakes and not so wonderful moments in life. However the school year was for us, everyone was invited to give thanks for the many lessons of life and faith that we learned. This year’s closing ceremony of the school year also saw the presentation of two new sports awards which were named after and presented by two former iconic PE teachers of SJI Mr Peter Martens and Mr Patrick Zehnder.

• Patrick Zehnder Trophy Mr Patrick Zehnder (Class of 1954) was a dedicated and respected Track & Field coach at SJI where he was Head of the Physical Education Department. He is remembered for his love for all sports, his passion for sportsmanship, his mentorship and his drive to keep the human body fit. This Trophy was established in 2018 by Old Boys, all athletes, to honour their former coach and teacher. As a testament to these attributes and values, this Trophy is to be given to the fittest Year 2 student, based on the NAPFA test, thereby encouraging the student to excel in his sport or in his pursuit of fitness. The 2019 Patrick Zehnder Trophy is awarded to Kieran Andre Longue (ML202) who clocked a timing of 8 mins 15 secs in 2.4km.

• Peter Martens Trophy Mr Peter Martens (Class of 1952) was a revered hockey coach at SJI where he also taught Mathematics, English and Literature. He is remembered for his mentorship, the inspiration he imparted to the players, his wit and his tireless love for the sport. This Trophy was established in 2018 by Old Boys, all hockey players, to honour their former coach. As a testament to his attributes and values, this Trophy is awarded annually to a Year 1-2 student-athlete who has excelled outstandingly well in his sport at the National level. The criteria for the award is the award of SSSC Colours Award (Distinction) for that year. The 2019 Peter Martens Trophy is awarded to Russell Yom Zhenyi (MN202) who has achieved Colours Award (Distinction) in Sailing.

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Innomakers Programme: Becoming Innovators for Others

The Innomakers Programme provides students with varied learning opportunities and multi-disciplinary platforms to learn through playing, creating and innovating. Igniting the joy of learning through play in Year 1, the programme develops curiosity, purposefulness and ownership of learning. Students learn to be the agents of change by innovating in service to the larger community through design challenges. Skills and dispositions aligned with the IBDP Approaches to Learning (AtL) are developed as the learning experiences allow students to communicate, collaborate, self-manage, research, and think creatively as well as critically. Using the IB design cycle of “Investigate, Plan, Create and Evaluate”, students embark on authentic design challenges that focus on United Nations sustainable development goals like sustainable cities and climate action change. Students will be introduced to 21st-century skill sets like coding, microcontrollers, 3D printing, digital visualisation, multimedia and prototyping. The Innomakers Programme provides a safe, supportive, and student-driven learning environment for students to develop, apply, and refine their understanding of various design/innovation concepts. It supports learner-centred, self-paced, highly differentiated learning through the provision of learning menus and multiple achievement levels. Students select their skill strands and achievement levels from the learning menus based on their learning interests and needs. Attainment badges are also awarded to the students to recognise their competencies in various skill strands.

Maximillian Ng, Joshua Chng, Ooi Zi Yang & Medhansh Bhagchandan at the National Coding Championship 2019, NUS Institute for Application of Learning Science & Educational Technology

Chips@Infineon brainstorming

Damian Liew, James Chen, Joshua Chng won the “Best Process Idea” at the Chips@Infineon, organised by Infineon and Singapore University of Technology & Design

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Two teams of Innomakers - Josephian Changemakers and The Anti Addicts - supported the #YouthEmpowered Social Media Campaign where they created a social media campaign to promote digital literacy among youths in Singapore.

Students visited the 3M Technical Centre to learn about 3M’s commitment to research and development and the unique, multi-dimensional ways 3M science can touch one’s life.

Arduino & SAMs Lab Workshops conducted by Duck Learning

SJI’s Team Changemakers (Choo Yi Ming, Wesley Thng, Reuel Fong, Keith Young) emerged as the Champions of #Youth Empowered Social Media Challenge organised by Republic Polytechnic and Media Literacy Council.

Toy Making Digital Challenge @ Republic Polytechnic - our finalists to Strawbees & Microbits Challenge

30 students visited the Young Makers’ Fiesta held at Lifelong Learning Institute where they learned fingerprint investigation, town planning, assistive mobility and other interesting STEAM ideas.

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Signum Fidei Programme The Signum Fidei Programme provides an opportunity for Josephians to collaborate, ideate and be problem finders in volatile and uncertain world. This programme also allows Josephians to integrate and transform their learning into practical solutions, thereby developing important 21st century skills. A student under the SF programme approaches his learning through a process similar to how designers develop products. The process is divided into four phases: framing, ideating, creating and evaluating. This process enables the learner to go from identifying a design opportunity to testing and evaluating a solution. SF’s approaches teaching through an interplay between asking (inquiry), doing (action) and thinking (reflection) throughout this 4-phrase process. This constructivist approach leads towards open classrooms where different views and perspectives are valued.

Signum Fidei Framework

Partnership with the Urban Redevelopment Authority 44 students were tasked by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) to reimagine new and exciting ways of inspiring youths in Singapore into contributing more to Singapore’s changing urban landscape. They were keen to hear more about the learning needs and interests of youths today and how they can harness this to increase pedestrian traffic and engagement in their newly revamped Singapore City Gallery at the URA Centre. In the process, not only did students learn more about the role and history of the URA, they also gained a deeper appreciation of the organisational challenges and real-world issues that goes into turning an idea into a reality. The project cumulated with a group presentation at the URA Centre while students may have the chance of working with the URA next year to turn their ideas into a reality.

Students presenting for Science Centre

Partnership with the Singapore Science Centre The partnership was an enriching one where the students were given opportunities to work in small groups on projects such as improving visitors’ experience in the galleries, using space creatively, and the digitization of young scientists’ cards and curation of educational programmes. The mentors at Science Centre were impressed with the creative ideas and suggestions presented by the students, which included the use of websites, drones, virtual reality and augmented reality. The students were engaging during presentations and proposed practical solutions with the users in mind. One of the teams will actualize their proposal at the Science Centre in 2020. This experience allowed the students to gain a better insight of the working environment. Students presenting for Science Centre

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Partnership with the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau The Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) collaborated with SJI since February 2019. 44 students were involved in this project to produce a teaching tool on anticorruption for preschoolers. The organization was amazed and impressed with the creative and innovative ideas and the students’ enthusiasm, energy and perseverance. The CPIB intends to take these good ideas further and continue to work with some of the students to develop their prototype ideas into actual teaching tools in Catholic kindergartens, with the hopeful endorsement from His Grace, Archbishop William Goh. Partnership with Food from the Heart A group of students were keen to identify potential solutions regarding the issue of food poverty in Singapore. Their solution revolved around a ‘middleman’ operation, a bridge connecting organizations and people. They designed a working prototype of a phone application named Riža, which means rice in Croatian. This serves as a platform for key information such as statistics on the quantity of food wastage, reasons for food wastage and its dire consequences, to be relayed to the general public. The application allows users to choose and pay for what they want to buy for those who are suffering from food poverty. By working with the organisation and through exposure to such compelling evidence, the users will understand the severity of food poverty in this modern age. SJI Project A group of students was given the opportunity to discuss and explore the issues within the school. The proposals came from two groups; one focused on the issue of food waste and long queues, and the other on recycling and littering in SJI. The two groups designed an integrated solution for these issues after conducting a needs analysis and presented their proposals to the SJI VOICE Committee.

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Students with CPIB Director

Students presenting for SJI

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ACE Camp

FN102 All set for kayaking

The ACE camp plays a pivotal part in the development of our Year 1 Josephians. After four days and three nights of vigorous outdoor activities in Pulau Ubin, the experience has not only forced them out of their comfort zone but it has also taught them how to better appreciate the comfortable city life that they are blessed with. One vivid activity during the camp was the open sea kayaking where the boys drifted in the middle of the ocean, as their kayaks bobbed up and down along with the waves while singing ‘Country Roads’. The outdoor cooking was also memorable for the boys. Having to juggle between cooking, eating and washing up in an hour was a feat for many.

LE101 Getting ready for cycling expedition

Ryan Tan (LE101): Having attended the ACE Camp, I am grateful for the exposures and experiences which have helped form a more resilient and caring me. Ms Valerie Koh: The ACE camp is one of the hallmarks of the Josephian experience. Journeying with the boys as they completed various challenges was a rewarding experience. The students learnt to look past their initial discomfort to appreciate the outdoors and the people they were with: their instructors, teachers and friends. My co-form tutor and I were heartened to witness the boys pitching in to help their friends whenever they faced difficulties such as a possible food shortage as a result of poor planning or encouraging a friend who was learning how to cycle to persevere. We also discovered many budding entrepreneurs and master chefs through various activities.

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Ms Ho Ki Hui: My first experience at ACE camp was really different from other camps I’ve attended. I could see a lot of thought put into the planning and organisation of the 4D3N camp. Activities planned were aimed at equipping students skills that are difficult to pick up in the daily classroom lessons. There were many firsts for the students as well; for example, opening a can of food, pitching a tent, kayaking and orienteering (navigating) a route. Class camaraderie definitely became more evident by the end of the 4 days! Special mention to the in-house chef, our dear Mrs Denise J., who took good care of the teachers with a special dish each day!

ML102 cooking their first meal

ML102 - Baking bread in the outdoors

MN102 all smiles at Mamam campsite

Best Camper Peter Tan of LE101

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International Education IE Badminton, Judo, Pipe Band and Table Tennis (Batam, Indonesia) 25 students from SJI Pipe Band, Table Tennis, Badminton and Judo CCAs went on their IE trip to Batam from 18 - 22 November. This trip allowed them to experience a different culture, learn beyond the classroom, and to give back to society through service. For the first two days, the boys were involved in the refurbishment of an orphanage, including painting the walls of the common area, staircases and gates, unchoking the kitchen area, assembling a shoe rack from scratch, replacing the lights and cleaning up the house. While these activities were taking place, Our Josephians rostered themselves to play and get to know the children. We spent our third day interacting with the children, brought them to purchase brand new sets of uniforms and shoes at a nearby market. Thereafter, we headed to the Outdoor Activity center where many of the children had their first try at paint-ball shooting and flying fox. The children gathered to sing two songs for us to thank us for our service. It was a heartwarming experience for all of us and we felt sad to part with them. The most rewarding part of the trip was the joy we brought to the children as well as the love shown to us by the children and the head of the orphanage. It was an enriching experience for the boys and it has inspired them to want to return to do more for the children in the orphanage.

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IE Canoeing, Fencing and Sailling (Bangkok) 22 students from the Canoeing, Fencing and Sailing CCAs were in Thailand from 18-22 November. They experienced the finest of Thai Culture through their visit to the Grand Palace, a sample of an ancient Siamese Court and learned about their myths and folklore by watching a Thai puppet show. A visit to the interactive Nithas Rathanagosin Exhibition helped them gain knowledge of Thai history and way of life. They also had the opportunity to watch Thai dance and enjoy the rejuvenating spicy Tom Yum. At Bangkok’s Wat Saima Community School, our Josephians carried out upcycling projects like making pencil cases and piggy banks from used plastic bottles with the Thai students. They also taught them to make lanterns from red packets. The Thai students on the other hand demonstrated how to make air refreshers from pandan leaves and kaffir lime. The warm comradery shared by the group despite communication difficulties presented by the lack of a common language, was amazing. Apart from these activities, our students did mural paintings based on the message of care for our family, community and the environment. Our Josephians also learnt more about the face of service by visiting Bangkok’s Paper Ranger, a group that produces handmade notebooks for children who could not afford stationeries. They made 25 books during their twohour visit and contributed them towards the good cause.

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IE Rugby (Krabi, Thailand) The SJI Rugby team travelled to Krabi, Thailand for our IE trip this year. The trip revolved around service, experiential learning and advocacy towards the environment. We kayaked through the mangrove river of the Thalane Region of Krabi, navigating through small river inlets, limestone canyons and caves, villages as well as mangroves. This kayaking expedition opened our eyes to the threats the mangrove ecosystems face in the 21st Century. The team learned more from the careful observation of animals and mangrove trees. In line with our mission of mangrove conservation, we headed out to a plantation where we experienced mangrove planting. The activity was extremely challenging as we sunk kneedeep into the mangrove mud, making it nearly impossible to walk. But once we were down and dirty in the mud, planting mangrove seedlings with positive mind-sets, the experience was an incredible mix of team bonding and eco-conservation.

IE SJIMB (Bangkok, Thailand) As part of our service trip, the band went to a province of Thailand called Saraburi, which is located near the outskirts of Bangkok, to visit Wat Klong Sai Primary School. Over the course of the 3 days, the SJI military band along with our teachers, instructor Utt and our guide Mr Chayak, helped the students and the villagers out in whatever ways we could. In the village, we helped to construct a “learning hut”. In the school, we taught the children the importance of eating properly and recycling, and also carried out a few fun cultural exchange activities with them, while learning about Bamboo Dancing. Although we went there to serve and teach them, we learned much more from the Thais. The villagers showed us so much kindness and made us smile. We were greeted with kindness everywhere we went and it was an amazing feeling.

Completion of the learning hut Planting mangrove seedlings

Bandsmen interacting with the students through fun activities

He ain‘t heavy, he’s my brother

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IE Squash, Tennis and Drama (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) The trip provided the group with the opportunity to interact and form important bonds with the locals in Vietnam. We got out of Vietnam, enlightened about the lifestyle and practices that go on in this country. We learnt some important lessons on the journey. To quote the Drama boys, “The sweet, the spicy, they all still work in chilli.” Although the quote is vague, it is emblematic of how, regardless of who you may be or what your background is, we must still accept one another. Chilli is typically known to be spicy. Yet, when commingled with a sweet flavour, it supplements its taste. Just like how both variations of chilli taste good, we should also readily accept others regardless of their identity as a basic principle. The Tennis boys also had an insightful discourse from this outing. In their words, “Our parents are our farmers”. With the activity of farming itself requiring a compassion to nurture the plants, it relates to how parents readily accept the responsibility of caring for their children as they grow. The Tennis team left the place, with a vivid understanding of this. “Since nature helps us, we must also help nature”. This was the Squash team’s main takeaway from the farming experience on Day 3. This experience was one which provided many insights into theirs, and farmers’ livelihoods. Farmers are essentially our lifeblood, since they are the ones doing the onerous labour for our sake. However, they could only do this through caring and nurturing their own crops.

IE Guitar Ensemble and St. John’s Brigade (Bangkok, Thailand) The main essence of our trip was in serving the local school in a village of Kanchanaburi, Nongkhaokowitthayakhom School. Constrained by the barrier, we tried our best to get to know them through ice-breaker games and simple English and Thai language. Little by little, we managed to communicate and had an enjoyable time learning Thai songs and basic weaving techniques while they picked up basic first-aid skills and basic English. Under the sweltering sun, our students also painted a basketball court. As Koon Wei Pheng, (ML302) from GE noted, “We are one, but we are many - we served because we believed that one can truly perform miracles by touching the hearts of those entrusted to His care. Our actions were small, our time was short but our impact was powerful.” Our little acts of service goes a long way to bring joy and happiness to the Thai students. Towards the end of the trip, we felt a strong bond with the Thai students. We forged new friendships and had a fun time with the students. Many echoed what Brendan Cheang Zhao Rong, (LE302) from SJB remarked, “We learned that service is a two-way exchange. Service enriches us by giving us fulfilment in our lives and it also empowers the people we help by motivating them to continue this ripple of kindness.” Indeed, the local community may not be the most educated but they are the people with the biggest hearts.

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IE NCC Land and NCC Air (Bangkok, Thailand) The Director of Bang Toey School, Bangkok, greeted us warmly when we arrived. This was the third time NCC Land and Air offered our services to the school and she was well prepared this time with a gamut of cultural activities for the NCC cadets, such as learning Thai musical instruments and participating in the wai khru ceremony.

IE Vocal Ensemble (Kanchanaburi, Thailand) This trip aimed to widen our horizon, immersing us in Thailand’s colourful and amazing culture. We travelled to the ancient city of Ayutthaya and visited the Bang-Pa In Palace compound. It was a beautiful sight to behold as we made our way through the vast, vibrant gardens, where we learned about the historic significance of the Palace and Thai culture.

To build upon what our seniors had done for the school, we decided to beautify the school’s garden, teach the students English and Chinese, and paint a drab classroom. The gardening group planted colourful shrubs and plants at the school entrance to create an aesthetically welcoming environment. The teaching group, despite experiencing difficulties communicating with the students, persevered and managed to teach the children basic communication skills that they could use when approached by tourists. For painting, the group specially designed the classroom walls to create a vibrant environment.

Our students also visited the elephant conservation camp in Mahawang Chang on the second day. We headed to the fields where we dug out the soil and planted banana trees and the roots of Napier Grass which would eventually become the food for the elephants. Our experience with the elephants then ended with us washing them with scrubs in the river until absolutely all the dirt was cleaned off the elephants before we parted. We also visited the Nong Khao Village where we learned rice cultivation and observed a weaver in action, using the loom to make colorful cloth with intricate designs. We had also visited The Thailand Burma Railway Centre and the Don-Rak War Cemetery.

When it was time to bid farewell, after 5 days with them, the Thai students wept, saying “Thank you” and “I love you” repeatedly. For we had noticed that many of them had socks with holes and so we purchased new socks for all of them. The school bags that we purchased are treasured, with some of them strapping them on for the entire day. They are also grateful that we had taught them patiently. Touched by the Thai students’ gratitude, we wept with them. The students’ tears affirmed us - for we care for them and that has made a difference to them.

Our last day of activities came too soon as we headed to the Salakpra Wildlife Sanctuary. We were very lucky to be able to visit this sanctuary as this is the first time that the sanctuary had permitted entry by foreign students, with even local students requiring permission to enter. We shot seed balls into the forest with our catapults which will eventually grow into trees that provide food for the animals. At the sanctuary, we also created a dam by piling up rocks that are collected from the surroundings and shovelled holes in the ground to fill them with salt for animals to obtain their mineral intake.

Randy Chng (MN302), Xavia Lee (MN301) and Brandon Koh (LE303) Planting the napier roots, and watering them

Ryan Lim (ML301) planting a flower in the garden

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Global Education Programme (GEP) Camp Beng Pae, Cambodia Our trip to Camp Beng Pae, Cambodia was an enriching experience. We had the opportunity to explore the tourist attractions in the city and also serve in a rural village. Among our city experiences were haggling with shopkeepers in the night market, visiting the temples in Angkor, and watching Phare, the Cambodian circus show. In Beng Pae, we met children who were born out of the Cambodian Civil War, who rode to school on a bike by themselves each morning, having never experienced many of the things we know and take for granted. We also learned about Cambodia’s rich yet brutal history. During bus rides between destinations, we learned about the harsh history of Cambodia, together with its past relations with Thailand and Vietnam. Everything we saw during the trip was a result of the wars and conflicts that Cambodia had gone through in the past, making us recognise how limited our own history is compared to theirs. At the same time, our ethics and ideals were challenged. We realised that the villagers there were stronger and more experienced than us at what we tried to do. Sometimes, in the midst of our work, the locals would come and help us. It made us question the importance of our service there, seeing as how the locals could do our job even better. However, as we persevered in performing our service work, we realised that this trip was to build up a stronger community spirit within our group while assisting in increasing the standard of living of the villagers.

Building a toilet

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Overall, while we were blessed to see the server’s perspective this GEP, the children benefited a little from seeing and dancing with us. Our trip might just have inspired the Cambodians as much as they did us.

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Shooting a TikTok with the children

Setting concrete rings

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Chengdu, China 29 students went to Chengdu for their GEP. The highlight of this trip was volunteering at the Giant Panda Research and Conservatory Centre. Over the course of three days, we experienced the life of a panda keeper’s daily routine: feeding the pandas, cleaning their enclosure, making their food and toys, observing the panda’s behaviour and also analysing their waste to learn more about its health and diet. This experience taught us a greater sense of care and compassion for the Giant Pandas. We visited Xuankou Middle School, a memorial site for the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. The school has remained untouched, with a clock at the entrance displaying the exact time the earthquake happened. Walking through these ruins showed us the importance of treasuring our lives and the people around us,reminding us to be grateful for what we have.

Tea-leaves pluckers - Sonya Faye Vohrah and Goh Sze Ying

We concluded this first section of our trip with a campfire organised by some locals, where we learnt a local Tibetan dance and enjoyed a lamb roasted over the campfire. As part of the cultural exchange, we went for a hike at Mount QingCheng, where we visited a Taoist temple located at the peak. The hike was an eye-opening experience, enabling us to step out of our comfort zones and challenge ourselves. We also learnt a style of TaiChi and experienced the Chinese Tea preparation process. We were honoured to be given the chance to visit a local school, ShiShi WenWeng High School, that has 2160 years of history deeply rooted in its culture. We also enjoyed a visit to the Dujiangyan Irrigation system and a wonderful performance of Sichuan Opera. We concluded the trip with a visit to the Eastern Suburb Memory, as well as some souvenir shopping at local shopping streets.

Preparing bamboo in Panda Conservative Centre

Taichi in action

Observing the Panda habitat in the forest

Tristan Emmeran Chabanel plucking tea-leaves

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Kunming, China At our trip to Jinggu, an 8-hour drive from the city of Kunming, we experienced a culturally-immersive exchange with the multicultural students of 景谷民族中学. After a long journey from Kunming to Jinggu, with a stopover in Mojiang, we finally arrived at the large institute. Welcomed with song, dance and students decked in their traditional costumes of their respective ethnic tribes, we could finally begin our 5-day long GEP. We started with sitting in their classes, where we were astounded at the sheer diligence and determination of Chinese students in their attitude towards learning. We explained our uniquely Singaporean identity with a powerpoint presentation, trying our best to not butcher our Chinese that we had spent years learning. Every night, we joined the students in sports and traditional games as we were again overwhelmed by the hospitality and warmth of the students of varying ethnic tribes. We then learned about Pu’er tea, a tea leaf distinct to this region of China, and even had the opportunity to pick tea leaves with our friends. We proceeded to visit some beautiful temples of small Buddhist groups in Jinggu and witnessed some religious monuments. The next day, we separated to visit respective village homes and enjoyed preparing lunch with them as we learned about sustainability in farming. That same day, we went for calligraphy class and also learned about how to perform a tea ceremony as we were again shocked at our lack of skill and knowledge of practices that are so distinctly Chinese. Finally, we performed dances and songs that we spent hours in preparation for Cultural Night as we all donned traditional costumes of various cultures and enjoyed the exciting performances put up by the students of the school.

Official welcome at the school

Playing basketball with the students of different ethnic minorities

Picking Pu’er tea leaves in the tea leaf farm

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Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam Shortly after landing in Ho Chi Minh’s Tan Son Ngat airport, our 40 strong Josephian group was warmly welcomed by the members of the Frogsleap Foundation, who amiably referred to themselves by the nickname “Froggies”. Together with our newfound friends, our group took a twohour bus ride to the Ma Da commune, where we would stay for the duration of our service work. Under close and caring supervision of the Froggies, we not only gained an intimate knowledge on solar panel and electrical appliance installation but also learned the value of communication and teamwork in a real-world context. As soon as the last solar panels were installed, we continued to our next task of organising fun activities for the local Ma Da schoolchildren. The Josephians, Froggies, and schoolchildren alike came together to foster an unforgettably animated and lively atmosphere. The happiness and energy from the event transcended even what at first seemed like an impermeable language barrier, and smiles and laughter filled the school. It was these children we continued to think of even as we made our way to the school for a second time the next day to paint intricate murals around their school grounds. This was our parting gift to the children. We also took the opportunity to immerse ourselves in Vietnam’s rich culture, trying our hands at Vietnamese folk games like bamboo dancing, and putting our cooking skills to the test during the Vietnamese food challenge. After completing our service work, our group visited the Cu Chi tunnels the next day and learned of its significance during the Vietnam War. The Josephians were greatly touched by the sincerity and generosity from the Froggies and left Vietnam with new friendships forged.

Painting classroom murals

Josephians with school children of Ma Da Commune

Installing solar panels

Farewell party with Froggies

Group photo with a tank at Cu Chi

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Education & Career Guidance (ECG)

Education Landscape by ECG Counsellor, Ms Tiang Ginn Wah

The SJI ECG team aims to raise students’ self-awareness of how their interests, values and skills can be matched to a career and the education pathway and training required to assume that career. In addition, the ECG programme hopes to instil in students the skills and competencies necessary to succeed in the workplace. In order to encourage greater self-awareness, improved skills and competencies, these are some of the ECG programmes that were rolled out in 2019. 1. Education and Career Guidance (ECG) Advising – Year 5 (Term 2 -3) Students in Year 5 are identified and divided into groups of 7-10 students. They are then profiled based on their interests, where they will be shown how their interest profile matches a career and the possible educational paths they need to take. Students are then guided to develop an individual Education and Career plan for themselves.

4. Singapore Convention on Mediation (SCM) internship – Year 6 (Term 2-3) The SCM provides for the cross-border enforcement of mediated settlement agreements, which will facilitate international trade and commerce. The SCM Internship provides students who may be keen on exploring a career in the Public Service an opportunity to interact with civil servants and be exposed to the organization of a large-scale, highlevel international event. Four students were selected for this internship. They worked alongside Ministry of Law officers in planning, preparing for, and running the various events.

2. Medical Internship – Year 5 (Aug – Dec 2019) 38 students were involved in the medical internship programme where they were attached to two clinics Mediline Wei Min Clinic and Lee Clinic. Under the guidance of the medical doctors, students had a glimpse into the life of a medical doctor. The internship serves as the first stage of preparing students for the medical profession. They will be guided in Year 6 on handling the medical entrance examinations as well as the interview. 3. Singapore Academy of Law Programme – Year 5 (Dec 2019) This is a 2-week programme that introduces students to the law profession, which includes an attachment at various law firms. For the one-week attachment, students will be assigned to a legal practitioner who will walk them through the daily aspects of the job. Five students signed up for this programme in 2019.

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Presentation of certificates to student volunteers by Minister of Law, Mr K Shanmugam


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5. Career Success – Year 4 IP (Term 4) Junior Achievement (JA) Career Success is a series of six lessons that cover 4Cs (critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity), strong soft skills, work priorities, personal-brand and job-hunting tools—resumes, cover letters, interviews, and digital profiles. The Year 4 IP students participated in this programme and were awarded a certificate at the end of the programme.

One of the Career Success sessions

6. Learning Journey – Year 4 IP (Term 4) On 30 October, the Year 4 IP students visited different companies where they had the chance to interact with the staff to learn about the different work demands and the skills needed to succeed in the workplace. The companies they visited were . A*Star . Janus Henderson . Johnson and Johnson . Marsh & McLennan . Ninja Van . NParks . PayPal

8. National Environment Agency (NEA) Attachment Programme Reuben Fong Shi Yu (ML401) had the opportunity to learn and experience the real working life in the public sector and gain an understanding of the diverse work of NEA officers and their impact on Singapore and the environment. He also participated in an environmental-related project, job shadow an officer and visited various job sites under NEA’s purview. He was the only one out of 10 applicants who successfully secured a place in the NEA Attachment Programme that took place from 18 to 27 November 2019. 9. Post Secondary Education Institutions (PSEI) Fair The 3rd PSEI Fair was held on 23 October. For the first time, parents were invited to join their son for the talks and visit the booths during the event. The Fair was a great way to discover the various post-secondary education pathways. PSEIs that were at the Fair included the Junior Colleges (Anglo-Chinese JC, Hwa Chong Institution, Nanyang JC, Raffles Institution, St Andrew’s JC, Temasek JC) and, Polytechnics (Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Nanyang Polytechnic, Republic Polytechnic, Singapore Polytechnic, Temasek Polytechnic) and Arts Institutions; (LaSalle College of the Arts and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

Exhibition Booths by PSEIs

10. Career Fair by Josephian At Large In collaboration with SJI Old Boys’ Association (OBA), the school organised the annual event “Career Fair by Josephians at Large” (JAL) for all Year 3 students on 17 October. Old boys from various industries were invited to share about their field of work as well as provide insights into what it takes to succeed in one’s career. 7. Career Coaching – YearSec 4 IP (Term 4) Coaching is a process of unlocking a person’s potential to maximise his/her own performance. This programme leads the students in a thought-provoking and creative journey that inspires them to learn. It does not focus on the past or the ‘here and now’, but what the future holds. 30 students signed up for this pilot programme, where Career Coaches guided students using the Wheel of Life tool and through active listening and powerful questioning in order to achieve clarity about self: strengths, weaknesses, values and interests, finding a career path that best caters to his/ her passion and to come up with an action plan to move the student towards his/her career. Through these four coaching sessions, the students gained greater clarity and were equipped with the necessary tools to create an action plan in line with the educational/career choices that they are passionate about and will potentially excel in.

Networking session between speakers and students

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Professional Learning & Development Living the SJI Significance Through Continual Professional Learning & Growth The strategic focus for 2019 was Living the SJI Significance, focusing on the heart of the Lasallian educator so that he or she can form our Josephians with values for life and nurture them to serve throughout their lives. The focus on Professional Development (PD) was thus aligned to foster greater staff ownership of their own PD growth by the 4Cs approach. 1. CHALLENGE The 4Cs of Growth approach encourages our staff to pursue PD growth by taking on a PD Challenge. For example, during the past 2 years, Ms Tan Sia Hui challenged herself to apply what she has learnt about giftedness into the development of the Magis Talent Development Programme in SJI. She roped in several Department Heads to roll out subject-based Magis programmes within departments, and also presented the SJI Magis Programme at the Catholic Educational Conference in March 2019 with Mrs Vivian Tan and Mr Leonard Tan.

2. COACHING Teachers in FPAM focused on Approaches to Learning (ATL), looking in depth into Research, Self Management and Thinking Skills. In OPAM, the PD focus was on Facilitating Project Work and Formative Assessment, while in IBAM, all the teachers attended a basic Research Methodology workshop. The DoLs also conducted the Kouzes & Posner (K&P) Leadership Workshop for 46 Key Personnel in May 2019. The workshop aimed to familiarize them with the 5 Practices of Exemplary Leadership.

FPAM teachers learning at the inhouse ATL workshop.

Ms Tan Sia Hui presented at the Catholic Educational Conference 2019

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KPs learning at the K & P Leadership Workshop.


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3.COLLABORATE The SJI Learning Festival provided a platform for teachers to grow their professionalism by learning through sharing of good T & L practices. A total of 14 synopses (from 10 SJI learning teams, 2 individual submissions and 2 from cluster level) were submitted for the event. There was a total of 11 sessions with 26 teacher-presenters. To facilitate the growth of the presenters, PD friends were appointed to journey with each presenter so as to help them make their planning, thinking and growth visible.

4.CONNECT In April this year, our staff went on a Learning Journey that is matched to their interests and specific learning needs, to Connect and learn from external agencies. Each group of teachers then shared their learning points at the weekly Contact Time.

Active Staff participation during the annual SJI Learning Festival 2019.

Our staff who visited Bangkok Jam for their Learning Journey

As part of PD growth, Mrs Vivian Tan presented at the Teachers’ Conference 2019

2019 also saw 7 of our teachers presenting papers at both National and International platforms. For example, Mr Karthickeyen Govindaraj presented a paper at the Fifth Extensive Reading World Congress, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan.

Bangkok Jam Restaurant staff explaining their processes to our teachers.

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(From Left to Right) 4th ROW (BACK): Aden Tan Liang Chen, Evan Heng, Ignatius Low Sher Whey, Pughazhendi Jashaanth, Brandon Leong Wai Jun, Samuel Benedict Tan Hong Qing, Keane Wong Jen Quin, Asher Jireh Tay Ler En, Upeck Enuka Wanigaratna, Sia Ming Cheng, Ilya Syafique Bin Nasruddin, Chua Jia Jun, Hong De Ming Justin, Jareth Poh Jia Zheng, Ian Ang Cheng Xi, Yang Yuan Ming, Chong Chuang Kai Kevin, Goh Jun-Wei Justin, Heng Zhi Cheng Marvus, Sivakumar Abhinav, Ernst Lee, Wong Yeh Teng Elliot, Tan Chi Rey, Princeton Toh Zi Jie, Danish Aqil Bin Ismail, Kieran Andre Longue, Marcus Mok, Ian Teo, Kieran James Kwok Ngai Chi, Mohammad Shaariq Anshad, Cayden Peh, Jerald Lee Kai Jie, Horatius Koh Jin Yang. 3rd ROW: Ethan Lim, Matthew Lim Yong, James Lee Cheang Yang, Timothy Tai Wen Yang, Royce Manikandan, Ryan Sing Aik Yong, Servio Tye Wei Hern, Tan Sen Gin Ryan, Donovan Tng, Xavier Chiong Jun Hao, Phua Ping Yuan, Kee Tim Jin, Adeel Ihsan Bin Mohammad Nazri, Gan Jiawen Daniel, Zhang Wuyu, Goh Chern Xi Vandon, Matthew Doo Zheng En, Yong Jiajun, Brian Gan Zi Qiang, Jay Ow Wey Xinn, Cheng Ren How Caden, Chan Jeun Gwong, Daniel Choo Kang Loke, Julian Lee Jin-Yung, Seow Yong Ann Reuben, Lin Jiekang, Mowe Zachary Elijah, Glenn Ong Quan Wei, Karthik Nodu Santhosh, Adam Harith Bin Abdul Ghani, Gabriel Seet Wen An, Bernard Lim Pin Liang, Dylan Chong Ing Kang. 2nd ROW: Zhang Zhijun, Ku Zi Ming, Benedict Fong Wei Hao, Ooi Zi Yang, Gabriel Seah Jun Fai, Qin Shaohang, Chan Jia Qi Jonathan, Kee Yi Han Thaddeus, James Ong Qi Xu, Donovan Wong Yan Kai, Akaash Bhagwan, Ethan Lim Jin, Nathaniel Tan Zheng Wei, Kieran Lee Kai Jie, Ha Yujian, Asher Khor Xin Zhe, Mohaideen Abdul Kader Fahad, Shane Lee Yu Xiang, Nee Wei Xun, Adam Mukhair Azlan, Chiew Yit Ryan, Kyes Gaffoor, Yang Jia Jun Joven, Jacob Danzle Theseira, Wu Shu-Han, Kai Bhandari, Ngiam Hian Lynn Elizabeth, Marissa Peace Huang Kim Mei, Joline Tan Si Lin, Poh Hui Xin Daniella. 1st ROW (FRONT): Elroy Quek Zhi Yuan, Lim Ji Min, Tham Kei Leong Caleb, Joseph Leong Zhen Zhe, Martin Patrick Inglin, Russell Seow Zhixian, Zander Lee Zong Jun, Teoh Tai Ran, Mr Patrick Sagaram, Ms Pervin Kaur, Ms Vivien Sim, Ms Chen Shuying, Mr Jason Pereira, Hafiz B Zaidi, Wee Liang Shen Ian, Nicole Lee Zhimin, Rovin Thomas, Malcolm Chu Jin Xun, Justin Chee, Seah Tze Yang Bryan, Brien Anthony Chia Jinhao. NOT IN PICTURE: Gareth Shek, Abdul Taiyeb S/O Shabbir Chechatwala, Lutfil Hadi Bin Iskandar, Isaac Koh Le.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mr Loqman Alfaiz / Teacher-in-Charge Mr Jason Pereira / 2nd Teacher-in-Charge Mr Patrick Sagaram / Teacher Ms Pervin Kaur / Teacher Ms Vivien Sim / Teacher Ms Chen Shuying / Teacher

Seah Tze Yang Bryan (FN303) / Overall Captain Abhinav Sivakumar( LE302) / Overall Vice-Captain Justin Chee Tse Chong (LE303) / Sprints Captain Goh Jun-Wei Justin (MN303) / Sprints Vice-Captain Brian Gan Zi Qiang (ML301) / Jumps Captain Yang Yuan Ming (MN303) / Jumps Vice-Captain Ku Zi Ming (MN303) / Cross-country Captain Mohammad Shaariq Anshad (FN301) / Cross-country Vice-Captain Donovan Wong Yan Kai (FN302) / Throws Vice-Captain

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The SJI Athletics team has passionate athletes who are committed and always strive to achieve. These captains are: Teoh Tai Ran, Hafiz B Zaidi, Joseph Leong Zhen Zhe, Tham Kei Leong Caleb, Ian Wee Liang Shen, Russell Seow Zhi Xian, Martin Patrick Inglin, Zander Lee Zong Jun and Jason Lew Lian Yi. Our boys deserve recognition for their great leadership skills and inspiring their peers to succeed. With the support of teachers and coaches, our athletes have performed well at the 2019 National Inter-Schools Track and Field Championship, with a handful winning medals. 2019 NATIONAL TRACK & FIELD ACHIEVEMENTS NAME

CLASS

EVENT

ACHIEVEMENT

Gareth Shek

LE203

High Jump

2nd

Wong Yeh Teng Elliot

LE203

1500M

2nd

Kieran Andre Longue

ML202

800M

2nd

Elroy Quek Zhi Yuan

ML203

100M

5th

Martin Patrick Inglin

MN403

1500M

5th

Julian Lee Jin-Yung

MN202

400M Hurdles

5th

Chua Jia Jun

LE201

100M Hurdles

6th

Servio Tye Wei Hern

FN201

100M

7th

Elroy Quek Zhi Yuan

ML203

200M

7th

Keane Wong Jen Quin

FN103

Discus

8th

Elroy Quek Zhi Yuan

ML203

Glenn Ong Quan Wei

ML201

Chua Jia Jun

LE201

Princeton Toh Zi Jie

MN202

Ryan Sing Aik Yong

LE202

Servio Tye Wei Hern

FN201

Proud SJI Cross Country Team

B Division Athletes

4X100m C Div

4th

The SJI Cross-Country boys also did the school proud in the 2019 Singapore Athletics Cross-Country Championship. Cross-Country Captain, Martin Patrick Inglin (MN403), led by example by attaining 4th position in the ‘B’ Division and Wong Yeh Teng Elliot (LE203) achieved a respectable 12th position in the ‘C’ Division.

Gareth Shek achieved 2nd for High Jump

Well Done SJI

4x100m Relay team achieved 4th Position

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Badminton

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Kendrick Lee, Julian Chew Shi Ming, Ng Rui Qi, Lim Keng Hean, Koh Jia Jun, Brennan Tay Zhun Heng, Nicholas Tan Teik Soon, Ethan Christopher Chua. 2nd ROW: Lim Andrew Julian Sia, Jonathan Law Jia Heng, Turmidzi Bin Zakaria, Horikawa Tan Hideya Rapheal, Ifaz Rahman, Lim Yiern, Low Zhan Rui, Dylan Lim Yu Han, Ling Sze Hao Oliver, Leo Phua Ler Kang, Lim Jun Keng Brandon. 1st ROW (FRONT): Brendan Koh Yu Heng, Yap Jing Hui Edmund, Dominic Foong, Colin Chiam Tao Young, Ms Huang Mei, Mr Joseph Edison Junior, Aaron Hong Jit Ray, Princern Tjia Ting Yu, Yael Song Jun Yi, Chan Qi Xuan Jayden. NOT IN PICTURE: Mrs Michelle Toh, Ryan Ng Jun Zhi, Irfan Mohamed Navas.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mr Joseph Edison / Teacher-in-Charge Mrs Michelle Toh /2nd Teacher-in-Charge Ms Huang Mei

Colin Chiam (FN 402) / Captain B Division Aaron Hong (LE 403) / Vice-Captain B Division Princern Tjia (FN 201) / Captain C Division Jayden Chan (LE 203) / Vice-Captain C Division

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This year, both our ‘B’ and ‘C’ Division Badminton boys did us proud at the South Zone Inter-School Badminton Championships. The ups and downs in this season ultimately helped us to grow and move forward as a team. Our ‘B’ Division boys fought hard against worthy opponents such as St. Gabriel’s Secondary School. In this particularly memorable set, 4 of the 5 games were rubber sets, pushing both sides to mental and physical fatigue. The players of both schools fought tooth and nail, playing beyond stipulated game timing, even as the other schools were packing up. The match lasted the longest and after all the hard fought matches, we came home with a 5-0 victory. Our ‘C’ Division vice-captain Jayden was able to put up an exhilarating match for both players and audience when he went neck-to-neck against a Raffles NIS player, bringing the game to a very close rubber set. Our C Division also defeated ACS (Barker Road) in the fight for Zonal 3rd with a fabulous score of 4-1 after facing a defeat of that exact score at last year’s Zonal fight for 3rd. Our captain Princern kick-started the battle with a hard-fought win against their first single whom earlier defeated another Rafflesian NIS player. Eventually, the team managed to clinch the bronze trophy for SJI.

Year 4 Badminton Team

Despite not having been able to go as far as we would have wished, this year’s training and tournaments have helped the team grow and learn how to work together so that we can strive to do better next year. Ora et Labora - let us train hard, fight hard, and have faith in God.

C Division captain receiving the trophy

B Division team players

C Division team at prize presentation

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Basketball

(From Left to Right) 2nd ROW (BACK): Criston Asiel Goh, Ethan Ching Xin Jie, Choo Jun Cong Darius, Manikandan Mithilesh, Krishnakumar Girijesh, Wong Ren Yi. 1st ROW (FRONT): Loke Ngai Hong Justin, Zhang Ruowei, Ang Jing Xun Lionel, Ms Asmah Hanim, Tharan Mahesh Kumar, Arumugam Sashang, Ramasamy Soundar Ganesh.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Ms Asmah Hanim/ Teacher-in-Charge Mr Rene Loh/ Advisor

Krishnakumar Girijesh (LE102)/ Captain Manikandan Mithilesh (FN102)/ Vice-Captain Ang Jing Xun Lionel (ML101)/ Vice-Captain (Logistics) Ethan Ching Xin Jie (LE101)/ Vice-Captain (Welfare)

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2019 represented an inaugural season for the SJI basketball team as it is a newly-formed CCA. In July 2019, the boys participated in the National School Games South Zone ‘C’ Division Basketball Championships and Active SGBAS Development League in August 2019. This new team acquired new skills and techniques under the watchful eye of coach Luan Chin How. The boys learnt valuable lessons from their first competitive experience this year and will work harder for a better showing in 2020.

Just a typical training session under the sun!

We’ve got this!

Team talk!

Celebrating the end of the season!

Attentively listening to the coach!

All geared up and ready to compete!

Look at me fly!

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Canoeing

(From Left to Right) 4th ROW (BACK): Evan Ng Yin Leong, Cheung Izac Ka-Wing, Justin Seth Phua Kit Ern, Tay Ming Hao, Chee Wei Tze Michael Benjamin, Ethan Zachary Lim Tye Ron, Lim Jun Kai Hendrick, Yap Kwan Hee Xavier, Alexander Seah Min Rui, Ng Hong Xiang, Harvinkumar S/O Dana Balan, Wallace Chow, Branden Tee Yushen, Lee Shun Wei Emmeric Carl, Yong Heng Fong Justin, Samuel Quek, Ben Nicholas Ng. 3rd ROW: Koh Zhi Wei Zavier, Lim Ding Kai, Hong Yee Teck Michael, Michael Ng Chen Han, Jarrel Neo Guan Chee, Rael Lee, Gratio Candid Wahyudinata, Michael Yang Wei Liang, Gavin Tan Yong Sheng, Heng Meng Hong Javen, Goh Zheng Kai Reiner, Tay Jun Yi Javier, Reyes Tan Boon Xian, Bennett Tang Jing Rong, Poh Tze Hean Asher, Paul Yuen Yong Kang, Isaac Joshua Ang Kai Yi, Cheng Kai Yi Kaeden, Gereon Lim Shize, Lim Jing Han Ryan, Aldric Lim Wei Qi, Danny Chandiramani. 2nd ROW: Chong Gene Nathan, Tan Kai Wen Ignatius, Weng Yi Song Caelan, Edmund Wong Chun Kiat, Jarrod Koh Jie En, Koh Liang Jie Matthew, Yong Tze Wen Jeremy, Gordon Chua Jia Png, Sng Jia Jun Brandon, Chew Sheng Ee Ethan, Nathaniel Giles Lee Weijie, Chia Yit Heng Ernest, Lee Thaddus, Luke Nathaniel Teo Bo-Sheng, Jordan Ker Choon Kiat, Ang Jia Jun, Koenig Nicholas Gerard, Willmott Jeremias Coen Kai Yan, Tan Ee Kiat, Chia Liang Hong Cayden, Conrad Elliot Lee, Spandan Sengupta. 1st ROW (FRONT): Ryan Ang Zhong Jun, Nicholas Tan Yi-Jia, Ian Tan, Alden Ler, Ms Tan Lay Moi, Ms Siti Rahimah Buang, Mr Fong Kok Hoong, Ms Judy Liew, Mr Wu Guangzhi, Lim Zhi Quan Emmanuel, Tan Hiok Kuek Ernest, James Tan Chao Wei, Lim Keng Siong Reuben. NOT IN PICTURE: Sylvester Lim Huan Kiat, Peter Tan Chao Xing, Christian Sim Jiah Yong, Ng Zhou Ler Able.

Teachers in-Charge: Mr Huang Chun Jian / Coach Mr Fong Kok Hoong / Teacher-in-Charge Ms Siti Rahimah / Teacher-in-Charge Ms Judy Liew / Teacher-in-Charge Ms Tan Lay Moi / Teacher-in-Charge Mr Wu Guangzhi / Teacher-in-Charge

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Student Exco / in-Charge: Ryan Ang Zhong Jun (LE402) / Y4 Captain Ian Tan (MN403) / Y4 Captain Nicholas Tan Yi-Jia (ML303) / Y4 Captain Alder Ler (ML402) / Y4 Captain Emmanuel Lim Zhi Quan (MN403) /Y4 Captain Harvinkumar S/O Dana Balan (MN302) / Y3 Captain Lim Keng Siong Reuben (FN302) / Y3 Captain Sng Jia Jun Brandon (MN303) / Y3 Captain James Tan Chao Wei (ML301 / Y3 Captain Yong Tze Wen Jeremy (FN201) / Y2 Captain Gavin Tan Yong Sheng (ML201) / Y2 Captain Tay Jun Yi Javier (FN202) / Y2 Captain Goh Zheng Kai Reiner (MN203) / Y2 Captain Peter Tan Cao Xing (LE101) / Y1 Captain Koh Liang Jie Matthew (MN101) / Y1 Captain Jarrod Koh Jie En (MN102) / Y1 Captain


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The SJI Canoeing Team participated in the National Junior Canoeing Championship from 16 to 18 March. 11 canoeists from C Division won a total of 12 medals (1 Gold, 5 Silver and 6 Bronze) and 10 canoeists from B Division won a total of 14 medals (10 Gold and 4 Silver). At the National Inter-School Canoeing Championships from 8 to 11 April, the canoeists competed with vigour and pride, and proudly brought glory to SJI, winning double silver. 11 canoeists from C Division won a total of 18 medals (3 Gold, 7 Silver, 3 Bronze and 5 4th placing) and 10 canoeists from B Division won a total of 18 medals too (6 Gold, 6 Silver, 6 Bronze). Alden Ler (ML402) was awarded SJIOBA Sportsman of the Year. Emmanuel Lim Zhi Quan (MN403) was awarded Singapore Schools Sports Council Best Sportsboy of the Year Award (Canoeing). Edmund Wong Chun Kiat (ML203) was awarded the Sportsmanship Award at Canoeing Championships by National School Games. On a national level, SJI canoeists are doing very well in contributing to the local sports scene. Our only Year 6 canoeist Lucas Huan Zhi Kai was selected to represent Canoeing at the Oath-taking ceremony of National School Games Opening Ceremony 2019. Year 4 canoeists Alden Ler, Ian Tan, Ryan Ang Zhong Jun and Emmanuel Lim Zhi Quan from the National Junior Programme of the National Junior Training Squad were selected to be part of the Singapore contingent to compete against 600 young paddlers from 36 countries at the Olympic Hopes Regatta in Poznan, Poland in September 2019 and the 2019 Asia Pacific Sprint Cup in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Medalists of National Inter-school Canoeing Championships 2019

Alden Ler (ML402) was named SJIOBA Sportman of the Year

Our Year 3 canoeists - Yap Kwan Hee Xavier, Branden Tee Yushen, Chee Wei Tze Michael Benjamin and Cheung Izac Ka-Wing - and the four Year 4 canoeists are training very hard to represent Singapore in three international championships in 2020 - the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships in Shaoxing, China, the 2020 Asian Canoe Sprint Championships in Pattaya, Thailand and the 2020 Asia Pacific Sprint Regatta in Japan. Seven Year 2 canoeists have been selected to join the National Junior Training Squad - Bennett Tang Jing Rong, Isaac Joshua Ang Kai Yi, Paul Yen Yong Kang, Gavin Tan Yong Sheng, Michael Hong Yee Teck, Lim Ding Kai and Reyes Tan Boon Xian.

Canoeists at Training Venue

Double Silver Win at National Inter-school Canoeing Championships at MacRitchie Reservoir

Celebratory Lunch at Seoul Garden after National Inter-school Canoeing Championships 2019

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Fencing

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Joshua Goh Jie Kai, Gregory Ang Tze Kai, Isaac Tan Yu Yang, Teo Jun Wei Zavier, Jovan Ang Lik Heng, Matthew Goile Jian Feng, Timothy Kok, Quek Yi Ming, Lee Chee Yong, Darren Lim, Julian Benedict Sng Kai Yang. 2nd ROW: Heng Zheng Yang Jayden, Gavin Owen Law Yit Sien, Seah Zhuo Jun Chad, Marcus Teo Yih Liang, Joel Heng, Gareth Shek Rui Wen, Koh Ji En Ian, Ong Jee Sean, Chay Seng Tuck Arthur, Tan Zi Yang David, Raphael Tan Juan Kang. 1st ROW (FRONT): Balon Alexandre Stephane Daniel, Alexander Chong An Lui, Luo Rui Cheng, Yan Sihan, Mr Krison Tan, Ms Periasamy Angayarkanni, Ethan Ong Ze En, Au Eong Tyen Haan, Ian Sim, Goh Hua Zhe Leonus. NOT IN PICTURE: Cheng Ki-En, Tiah Ie Zac, Clarence Ong Yan Heng, Lim Jun Hao, Gabriel Lim Kaixun.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mr Krison Tan / Overall Teacher-In-Charge Ms Periasamy Angayarkanni / 2nd Teacher-In-Charge

Seah Zhuo Jun Chad / Overall Fencing Club Captain Ong Jee Sean / Vice Fencing Club Captain Joel Heng / Fencing Club Physical Training Captain Gregory Ang Tze Kai / Fencing Club Values in Action Captain

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In 2019, the SJI Fencing Club fielded our fencers in all the weapon categories in the National Inter-School Fencing Championship. They participated in the foil, epee and sabre bouts. In the area of Value in Action, the Fencing Club started the collaboration with Bishan Home for the Intellectually Disabled. We assisted them with their hydroponic farming efforts by planting, harvesting and selling of the hydroponic produce. The money from the sale of the vegetables supported the Home’s operation overheads.

Project Scubillion Team at Bishan Home for the Intellectual Disabled

SJI Epee Fencers at National Inter-School Fencing Championship 2019

Loading the styrofoam board of seedlings onto the nutrient tank

SJI Foil Fencers at National Inter-School Fencing Championship 2019

Removing the styrofoam boards from the hydroponic greenhouse

Joshua Goh with his mother at the National Inter-School Fencing Championship

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Football

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Ryan Lim Zong Han, Nicholas Hoon Tian Zhi, Spencer Lucas Lee Zhen Jie, Timothy Yong Junming, Cayden Thong Kit Hoi, Matthew Soo, Bryan Chin Zhong Xian, Leong Tuck Fai Joash, Joshua Cyriac Varghese, Spencer Mahadevan Flint, Choo Chi Tao Dylan, Ong Chyee Ee, Warren Koh Rui Ze, Xavier Chong Shao Yang, Khoo Jun Heng Jervis, Tristan Wong Jian Le, Ho Hon Wai Ryan, Muhammad Naufal Bin Taib, Muhammad Syahid. 2nd ROW: Gregory Tai Wen Hao, Ashwathama Ramanathan, Jerome Jegaram Thrumurgan, Chew Jia De Xander, Teo Yih Matthew, Lee Shang Shin, Gareth Hoon Chen Lin, Daanysh Habiel Bin Isnin, Kumar Arnav, Choo Yi Zhe, Aqil Bin Mohammad Khusni, Alexander Damian Muthu, Kang Jeongwook, Michael Kuah Jen Wei, Luke Isaac Chan, Ong Sher Han Gareth, Aiden Lau Kei Hung, Justin Sean Robert, Yap Bao En, Isaac Puah Neo Wei-En, Zenith Teo Ziyi. 1st ROW (FRONT): Zechariah Woon, Lim Kai Pin, Ian Nabiel Bin Isnin, Billie Mah Wei Wen, Mr Azhar Ghazali, Mr Mohamad Syaifudin Bin Ahmad Ismail, Miss Wong Kah Yan, Mr Bernard Teo, S Kavi Rajan, Ian Alexander Isaac, Ayman Bin Azhar, Joseph Tan Wu Siang.

Teachers in-Charge: Mr Mohamad Syaifudin / Teacher-In-Charge Mr Bernard Teo / Teacher-In-Charge Ms Wong Kah Yan / VIA Coordinator Mr Azhar Ghazali / Logistics Coordinator

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Student Exco / in-Charge: Billie Mah Wei Wen (LE403) / B Division Captain S Kavi Rajan (LE402) / B Division Vice-Captain Joseph Tan Wu Siang (FN401) / B Division Vice-Captain Lim Kai Pin (FN201) / C Division Captain Ayman Bin Azhar (LE201) / C Division Vice-Captain Daanysh Habiel Bin Isnin (LE403) / B Division EXCO Cayden Thong Kit Hoi (LE402) / B Division EXCO Gareth Hoon Chen Lin (FN402) / B Division EXCO Xavier Chong Shao Yang (ML202) / C Division EXCO Zechariah Woon Tian Hoong (FN202) / C Division EXCO


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“The most important people at Liverpool Football Club are the people who want to be there.” These are simple but powerful words for footballers to live by, spoken by Sir Kenny Dalglish, undeniably a well-known football legend. The same maxim applies to SJI’s Football CCA. We welcome the return of Mr Bernard Teo after a hiatus of three years, to assist in the smooth running of the CCA. Mr Teo played a key role in the setting up of the Football CCA in 2012 and was our pioneering Teacher-in-Charge. Upon his return as the Assistant Teacher-in-Charge, he wasted no time in reestablishing a good working relationship with the members of the Football fraternity. Earlier in the year, we witnessed the hunger in our ‘B’ Division boys during the first-round match of SSSC League 1 Tournament against the Singapore Sports School. While we lost to a better team, the fighting spirit of our Josephians was well and truly alive throughout the match. Our boys kept their heads high, as the words of Mr Teo resonated in their minds, ‘Play hard; Play safe; Play fair’. The ‘C ‘Division boys had their share of an engaging encounter with the Singapore Sports School as well. In their first round match of the SSSC League 1 Tournament, our junior team triumphed 1-0 over their adversaries with the winning goal from Xavier Chong. The Captain of the ‘C’ Division team, Lim Kai Pin, attributed their resounding success to the synergy of a truly united team. A young man of few words, Kai Pin leads his team by example, and by his actions. He often takes the initiative to resolve conflicts and to inspire the team to a common goal.

Kai Pin weaves past his opponents with ease

Matthew sprints past his defender

This year we hosted the Ortega Cup, an annual friendly match with Raffles Institution, with the support of the SJIOBA and we emerged champions. Our junior boys also carried out their obligatory VIA activities at the Rainbow Centre, which reinforced their commitment to serve the less fortunate children in our midst. Finally, we would like to convey our heartfelt gratitude to all who have been there for us, and want to be with us, in rain or shine. The Spirit of SJI football lives in our hearts. Cayden fires in the first goal for SJI in the Ortega Cup

Billie Mah continues to inspire his teammates to glory

Ayman with a clean pair of safe hands

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Gymnastics

(From Left to Right) 2nd ROW (BACK): Cosmas Lew Jie Kai, Jonathan Amadeus Lee Surjadi, Randal James Wallace, Jayden Lee Xuan Ning. 1st ROW (FRONT): Mitchell Peh Wei Hao, Lee Jia Jie Jonathan, Owain Chong Boon Khai, Mr Tan Puay Hock, Mrs Amy Chua, Samuel Chai Chih Hong, Wong Yi Feng David.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mr Tan Puay Hock / Teacher-in-Charge Mrs Amy Chua / 2nd Teacher-In-Charge Mr Xu Wengang / Coach

Owain Chong (LE403) / Captain Wong Yi Feng David (ML403) / Vice-Captain for Artistic Samuel Chai (MN402) / Vice-Captain for Trampoline Jayden Lee (LE401) / Peer Leader Jonathan Lee (LE403) / Secretary- Artistic Randal James Wallace / Secretary- Trampoline

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Gymnastics is associated with the expression of motor skills and agility. This sport requires much discipline and skill before attaining a competitive edge. Not only does gymnastics teach balance and coordination, it is also an excellent way for establishing strength, flexibility and fitness. Our gymnasts display dedication to the sport. Despite a busy schedule, they train diligently 3 times a week just to learn a diversity of skills for that one shot at glory during the competition. Training has proven to be beneficial to their physical and mental growth as they soldiered on towards the competitions held on 21 March for the ‘Trampoline’ and 4-5 April for the ‘Artistic’ categories. Trampoline The ‘B’ division of the SJI Gymnastics Trampoline team competed in the National Inter-School Gymnastics Trampoline Championships on 27 March. Through the earnest training of our gymnasts, and the indispensable advice and persistent encouragement received from our coach and teachers, our ‘B’ Division ultimately clinched an overall 3rd place in the competition, showcasing a dauntless effort against powerhouses such as Hwa Chong Institution and Whitley Secondary School.

B Division Gymnastics Winning Team

Results: ‘B’ Division - 3rd place The team members are: • Cosmos Lew (LE303) • Owain Chong (LE403) • Jonathan Lee (LE403) • Samuel Chai (MN402) • Randall Wallace (MN402) • Mitchel Peh (ML402) Artistic Jonathan Surjadi (ML303) also competed in the National Inter-School competition in the Artistic Gymnastics category from 4-5 April. Despite being an individual representative for SJI, Jonathan fought valiantly with grit and determination against reputable opponents from Singapore Sports School and Hwa Chong Institution. His unwavering fighting spirit enabled him to perform outstandingly and emerged in top three places in all the events he participated in. Individual Results Jonathan Surjadi excelled in the following events: • Floor - 1st place • Vault - 1st place • Rings - 2nd place • Pommel Horse - 3rd place • Parallel Bars - 3nd place • High Bar - 3rd • All Around - 3rd place

Jonathan Lee executing a perfect face-drop

Jonathan, champion position for the floor event.

Jonathan’s handstand on the floor event

Jonathan on the parallel bars

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Hockey

‘B’ & ‘C’ DIVISIONS (From Left to Right) 4th ROW (BACK): Kieran Marc Baptist, Christopher Lee Jie Lun, Krishi Nirav Desai, Samuel Yeo Tian En, Yeo Yirong Justin, Eniavan Elangovan, Aidan Chia Tong, Khor Kishan, Lim Howe Hong Kevan, Tajima Gai, Evan Ong Jun Wei, Aayush Bhatia, Cheong Weiyuan Dylan, Akashpal Singh Pannu, Choy Kar Ho Aloysius, Aaron Goh Chong Jun. 3rd ROW: Ezzath Saheerjan B Jamal Abd, Rahul Singaram Senthilkumar, Robert Lim Teck Howe, Lim Jing Hao Brandon, Dylan Goh Kia Hiang, Fakhrul Hayyat B Sharul Hisham, Arul Sanjay Krishna, Meldric Yap Kai Ho, Terence Tew Wei Bin, Isaac Tan, Lim Yi Wei, Lee Hsuan Reuben, Timothy Andrew Tan Jun Jie, Kothamasu Pranavasai Bhavesh, Lim Yi Jun Rhys, Russell Teo Zi Le, Zubair Adil Sen, Walter Ong Yan Heng. 2nd ROW Arnab Datta, Toby Foo Leon Sau, Matthieu Tze Ping Leib, Tang Di Kai, Sadayan Aqeel Ahmed, Mohammad Syarafuddin B M S, K Lukesh Kavin, Tan Jun Rong Alexander John, Anish Ketan Gathani, Evan Chong Yu-Thng, Harjas Singh Sidhu, Kent Tay, Briceton Ng Xu Hang, Brandon David Teo, Ian Buxton Sia, Muhammad Ibrahim S/O Jiaudeen, Goh Chian Keane, Aloysius Ong Pin. 1st ROW (FRONT): Sabitendra Telukula, Aguilar Anthony Charles Lim, Mohd Ajmain Inqiad, Allen Simmy, Danish Aqeem B Ramlee, Ms Tan Kah Choon, Mr K Arul, Mr Wong Chee Choy, Nathanael Sutjiutama, Isa B Jamil, Jasper Sim Jian Wei, Harith Sufyan B Sharom, Madhu Pavan. NOT IN PICTURE: Saif Gulam, Mahavignesh S/O Singinathan, Roshan Singh Sindu, Raiyan Idraki B Herwandy.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mr K Arul / Teacher-In-Charge Ms Cheng Mengting / Assistant Teacher-In-Charge Ms Tan Kah Choon / Assistant Teacher-In-Charge Ms Tey Pei Hwa / Assistant Teacher-In-Charge

Nathanael Sutjiutama (LE402 ) (Class) / B Division Captain Allen Simmy (FN402) / B Division Vice Captain Danish Aqeeem b Ramlee (LE403) / B Division Vice Captain Aguilar Anthony Charles Lim (MN203) C Division Captain Arul Sanjay Krishna (ML201) / C DivisionVice Captain Sabitendra Telukula ( ML202) / C Division Vice Captain Issac Tan (MN202) / C Division Vice Captain Ian Buxton Sia (FN202) / C Division Vice Captain Tay Yong Sheng James (TG608) / A Division Captain Isaiah Khoo Hia LE (TG602) / A Division Vice Captain Neo Xin En John (TG607) / A Division Vice Captain Madu Pavan (ML302) / Committee Member Aayush Bhatia (FN402) / Committee Member

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‘A’ DIVISION (From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Pathinettan Philemon, Jaylon Ezekiel Tan Jiong Rui, Matthew Koh Zheng Yang, Logan Dev Rajah, Tan Ethan. 2nd ROW: Chen Han Wei, Gabriel Seah Jun Fai, Khandelwal Yash Raj, Triston Tay Jun Rong, Quraish Shoeb Burhanuddin, Ernest Ang Boon Khiong, Pothakamuri Tulsi Kiran, Ahmad Ukail. 1st ROW (FRONT): Patrick Navin Thomas, John Reginald Shutler, Vikraman Venketusubramanian, Tay Yong Sheng James, Mr K Arul, Neo Xin En John, Isaiah Khoo, Sean Isaac Rodrigues, Roghan Bharathkumar.

2019 is a memorable year as we had our very first ‘A’ Division Hockey team. There was a lot of interest and enthusiasm as many wanted to be in the team. Finally, the team participated and eventually emerged National Schools ‘A’ Division Plate Runners’ Up. This was a wonderful feat as the players had only 2 months to prepare for the tournament. We fielded a strong ‘B’ Division team in the tournament, but we were in a ‘Group of Death’ featuring top contenders for the ‘B’ Division title. Eventually, we emerged as ‘B’ Division Plate Runners’ Up. The good news is that quite a number of ‘B’ Division players will progress to the ‘A’ Division team. The ‘C’ Division showed a lot of promise and excitement as they were strong players and qualified for the second round. However, the team eventually became Plate Champions in ‘C’ Division Plate Tournament. The ‘C’ Division also produced a good performance and emerged Hockey 5s ‘C’ Division Champion. Overall, all three teams performed quite well at the National Schools Games tournaments.

C Division Hockey 5s Champions

‘A’ Division team over the moon after getting their first ever A Division medals

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Judo

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Liu Junming, Then Jan Wei, Ng Yong Kai, Dickson Tan Choon Yin, Alston Cheng Yu Yang, Emran Bilai Elhassan, Kato Daisuke, Isaac Ng Yong Heng, Darius Lee Ze Yu, Matthias Yam Rui Jie. 2nd ROW: Paul David Arendain Talam, Jerome Gabriel Lee Jun Yi, Brendan Th’Ng Ding En, Bryan Lim Zheng Wei, Panuganty Krishang Raju, Lee Sooyoung, Timothy Gabriel Soh Yong En, Han Zii Kuang, Zachary Mok Zhi Jie, Ong Zheng Quan Astrophel, Aidan Malcolm Mok Choon Guan, Eashan Kumar, Lim Zheng Jun Winston, Yang Jeewon. 1st ROW (FRONT): Mikaeel Irfaan Bin Nazrool, Calvin Kuan Jiahui, Damien Gerard Lai, Ahmad Siddique B Muhamed Abdil, Yeo Jun Jie Lucius,Ms Kassandra Lim, Chong Jin Qi, Amil Al-Makarim Bin Ahmad Al-Mahir, Darius Lye Ze Qi, Balraj Singh Purba, Chong Zhi Sheng. NOT IN PICTURE: Alger Yu Sheng Hao, Jareth Lim Fang Jun, Junius Toh Zi Jun, Sean Gerard Chin Yan Rong, Sean Tey Yi-Shuen, Ho Weng Teik, Vinit Shah, Andrew Tay Bin Song.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Ms Kassandra Lim / Teacher-in-Charge Ms Therese Tan / 2nd Teacher-in-Charge Ms Ngo Yee Ling / Coach

Yeo Jun Jie, Lucius (FN 402) / Captain Chong Jin Qi (FN 402) / Vice-Captain Ho Weng Teik, Adrian (ML 401) / Secretary Damien Gerard Lai (FN 403) / Treasurer

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Kyuzo Mifune, one of the greatest exponents of Judo, once said “A chance to try your technique is in one instant never to be regained. So try it without hesitation.” For our SJI Judokas, the Annual Judo Championships was an opportunity to be gained. The ‘C’ Division Judokas were able to seize an overall 4th placing with their collective effort. They were Ng Yong Kai (Gold), Alston Cheng (Silver) and Shaun Tey (Bronze). Despite being part of the CCA for just slightly more than a year, these year 2s had trained immensely hard, never hesitating to learn from the seniors. In the ‘B’ Division Championships, Lucius Yeo (Gold) and Damien Lai (Silver) helped SJI attained the 3rd overall placing. To Lucius, Damien and our graduating Year 4 judokas, this competition was their final opportunity “to grab” a title, “to enter” new destinies and “to throw” away past regrets. It was also their last chance to try (their) technique in one instant never to be regained.

Damien Lai (3rd from left), Silver medallist for -60kg NSG Judo Championships

For the Year 3s, it was now their time to take control of the mats, to lead the team and to give their “ippon (100)” percent.

NSG Judo B Division Championship

Adrian Ho competing in NSG Judo Championships

Ng Yong Kai, Alston Cheng, Shaun Tey receiving gold, silver and bronze medals respectively

Lucius, Judo Captain, receiving trophy for NSG Overall Third Placing

NSG Judo C Division Championships

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Rugby

(From Left to Right) 4th ROW (BACK): Rajendran Krishnan, Gareth Ng Cheng Kiat, Rick Ong Jun Xuan, Agarwal Ananmay Abhishek, Lee Yan Jo Declan Rhys, Ethan Wen Yutong, Kevin Zong Ze An, Penaredondo Josh Emmanuel Momo, Thameezh Ahmed Naveen Shamsudin, Wong Kei Hoi Rico, Marsh Dian Lyle Slader, Li Xuanyu, Darshan Vijayaraj, Marc Leong Weng Mun, Robbie Tan Zheng Xu, Lim Yee Kai Jason, Pandi Balaji Bavaesh, Keane Yeo Di Lin, Jonathan Varghese George, Angad Chopra, Dylan Tan Ray Herng, Gooi Joo Hern Gordon. 3rd ROW: Balaji Prakash Narayanan, Jonathan Low Shao En, Goh Yi Cheng Nicholas, Howie Wang, Akshaj Kokkeri, Khoo Kai Rui Ignatius, Rangasamy Kumaramani Rupesh, Matthew Foo Hui Yong, Syed Shafiq Bin Syed Mohamed A, Ng Choon Kiat Jerald, Lance Tay Kai Yi, Trevor Chan Ee Kit, Lee Zhi Xin Gareth, Conrad Gregory Chen, Ng Xi Kai, Timothy Chin Wei Quan, Akkshaye Pillai, Ang Ding Heng Jaylen, Hrishit Chhabra. 2nd ROW: Mark Chong Ka Hou, Tiernan Patrick O Rourke, Irawan Bin Sa’ad, Gabriel Russell Quek, Muhammad Elyas Amir Bin Suhardi, Yang Zhuoyun, Nyi Wai Yan Myo, Isaac Jeremiah Chua Joon How, Abdul Qawim B Taufeeq Affandey, Christian Goh Shao Hon, Jaydon Larsson Dunning, Sean William Smart, Chong Hiong Tsin Bruce, Ryan Tyler Wee, Gareth Loh Yee Yeong, Brandan Nicholas Bolte, Wong Koi Yue Mitchell, Edmund Tan Chun-Kiat, Joash Seah Jia Shun, Hector Ong Cheng Loong, Pranav Bala Kumar, Lee Ji Quan, Jeriel Lok Yi Sheng, Ryan Ng, Jovan Kwong Jun Rui, Asher Ho Jia Bao, Anuraag Joseph Bijay. 1st ROW (FRONT): Hakim B Naimat, James Aidan Slade Lim En, Reshee Ram S/O Raveendaran, Raphael Haoyang Ayeni, Tang Daran, Colin Songtao Roberts, Mrs Denise Jeyaseelan, Mr Alfred Nathan, Mr Nicholas Koh, Ms Wai Pei Pin, Yen Wen-Yo, Ryan Lim Chang Yih, Heng Zhuo Ren, Michael Yeo Sheng Yu, Cheung Ho Him Ernest. NOT IN PICTURE: Tay Zhi Sheng Japheth John, Axel Jan Van Osch, Ng Zor Zay, Livio Marc Gabriel Occhipinti.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mr Alfred Nathan / Teacher-in-Charge Mr Nicholas Koh / 2nd Teacher-in-Charge Ms Wai Pei Pin / Assistant Teacher Mrs Denise Jeyaseelan / Assistant Teacher Mr Teo Han Chua / Coach Mr Roy Teo / Assistant Coach

Colin Songtao Roberts (FN403) / Captain Yen Wen-Yo (ML403) / Vice-Captain Ryan Lim Chang Yih (FN403) / Vice-Captain Jonathan Varghese George(FN201) / Captain Ang Ding Heng Jaylen (ML201) / Vice-Captain Matthew Foo Hui Yong (LE203) / Vice-Captain

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Our Josephian ruggers are strong-willed and determined individuals, juggling their tri-weekly training with their academics. Never letting it be an excuse for us not to train and better ourselves in our field, we humbly strive to be the best in our sport. This year, our ‘C’ division players put up a valiant effort with each showing the grit and determination of a Josephian rugger. We truly gave everything we had in both the 7s and 15-a-side competitions. Even when plagued with injuries during our 15s season, we kept our heads up and played on. Our ‘B’ division boys also put on an incredible showing of skills in our 15-a-side competition, scoring in volume against the likes of ACS Barker and Raffles Institution. Additionally, we gave the Raffles Institution players a match to remember as we fought to the very end, though eventually losing by 7 points. Our SJI players truly showed great tenacity in all the competitions, well done boys!

C Division Winners

The SJI Rugby team also contributed our service to wider rugby community by supporting the annual HSBC Singapore Rugby 7s Series as ball boys for the second year. Our boys humbly served in the background and were commended for being some of the best ball boys we have worked with, displaying truly what it means to be men for others. The rubgy community is grateful for the undying support of the parents who support our endeavours on and off the pitch, the teachers-in-charge for keeping the boys in check and our brothers who constantly spur us on. We are especially grateful for Coach Teo and Coach Roy for having dedicated their time to nurture us as true ruggers. With the great Neil Powell - South Africa’s Rugby 7s Coach

2019 Captains Colin Roberts(FN403) and Jonathan George(FN201)

Scrum of the Earth

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Sailing

(From Left to Right) 2nd ROW (BACK): Zachary Lim Jia Sheng, Ron Koh Jieran, Keegan Tan, Russell Yom Zhenyi, Ethan Neo Hwee Tjun, Yip Wai Jeng Nickolas, Ian Yip Wen-Kang. 1st ROW (FRONT): Goh Si Han Ryan, Darren Sim, Ms Josephine Khoo, Ms Roziyah Abd Samad, Colin Noel Tan, Lee Kieran. NOT IN PICTURE: Mr Alfred Nathan.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mdm Roziyah Abdul Samad / Teacher in-charge Ms Josephine Khoo / Teacher Mr Alfred Nathan / Assistant teacher

Darren Sim (FN402) / Captain Colin Noel Tan (FN401) /Vice-Captain

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The Sailing Team flew SJI’s flag really high on the final day of the NSG Sailing Championships. Our Results: 1) Russell Yom (MN202) - Champion for the ‘C’ Division Byte fleet ad Laser trails. 2) The ‘C’ Division Opti team came in fourth. The team comprises : • Kieran Lee (LE101) • Ryan Goh (ML102) • Ian Yip (ML102) 3) ‘B’ Division Byte Fleet: • Ron Koh came in 2nd • Zachary Lim came in 4th

We can’t direct the winds, but we can direct the sails

4) The ‘B’ division Byte team emerged Champions! The team comprises: • Ron Koh (FN402) • Zachary Lim (MN302) • Ethan Neo (FN303) The last time SJI won the Champion Trophy was 10 years ago!

The sailing champs!

C Division Opti Team - 4th

Keeping the SJI flag flying high

Russell Yom, champion for the C Division Byte fleet and Laser trails!

Ora et Labora! - Keeping our faith and saying a little prayer

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Squash

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Orlando Loi Chang En, Timothy Ethan Koh, Chris Joseph Manu, Harimaran Sowmyanarayanan, Leo Edwin Julian Britto, Tan Chern Jiang Thomas, Ian Zachary Wong, Zavien Ang Yong En, Emmanuel Mark Heng Siang Yen. 2nd ROW: Swaminathan Sivaram, Aidan Lim Kaijie, Axel Lie Hidajat, Shaun Matthew Wong, Jeryl Koh Gin Hern, Mahesh Srithij, Dominic Hui Tong Meng, Javier Ng Yong Zhi, Ethan Lucas Ong Kai-Jun, Kerhalkar Rohan, Suphan Harez Vinshan, Teo Hansen. 1st ROW (FRONT): Terng Yi Herng, Isaiah Joshua Heng Siang Shen, Theodore Tang Chee Mun, Miss Lee Siew Lian, Ms Ong Shu Yee, Ms Rita Roop, Timothy Tay Sheng Guang, Joseph Lee Chong Yih, Darron Loke Wei Loon. NOT IN PICTURE: Samuel Pang Wei Wen, Park Junho.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Ms Rita Roop / Teacher-in-charge Ms Ong Shu Yee / Assistant Teacher Ms Lee Siew Lian / Assistant Teacher

Theodore Tang Chee Mun (MN 402) / Captain (April 2018 - April 2019) Timothy Tay Sheng Guang (LE 403) / Vice-Captain (April 2018 – April 2019) Leo Edwin Julian Britto ( FN 301) / Captain (From May 2019) Tan Chern Jiang Thomas (FN 302) / Captain (From May 2019) Ethan Lucas Ong Kai-Jun (MN 202) / C Division Captain Emmanuel Mark Heng Siang Yen (ML 203) / C Division Vice-captain Jeryl Koh Gin Hern / (ML 103) / Year 1 Coordinator

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Our squash players train twice a week at the Evans Road squash courts. Under the watchful eye of Coach Gan Ai Gee who has been with SJI for about 20 years, the squash players are put through their paces and train hard at each session. The B and C Division players took part in the National Schools Squash Championship in April and July respectively. Although the teams were not able to achieve the top 4 positions, our players took on the challenge of each game and put in their best effort. Three of our players Theodore Tang (MN 402), Dominic Hui (FN 302) and Orlando Loi (MN 302) emerged champions at the R League in April.

IE trip - building a garden at Wat suwan school

C Div Competition warm up B Division with Coach Gan

C Division players (from L to R) Mark Heng (ML 203), Ian Wong (MN 202), Shaun Wong (MN 202), Chris Manu (FN 201), Harez (ML 203), Ethan Ong (MN 202), Zavien Ang ( MN 202), Timothy Koh (FN 202)

2019 Alumni returned to join squash training

R League Champions Theodore Tang (MN 402), Dominic Hui (FN 302), Orlando Loi (MN 302)

2019 Year1 and 2 players

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Table Tennis

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Caderic Yeo, Jared Nyoe, Tymon Oh Yan Chen, Lau Zhe Wen, Lucas Tan Jia Jing, Quek Jin Kai, Lee Kar Lok, Aw Enkai Scott, Lau Chun Yew Samuel. 2nd ROW: Zhou Mingyu, John Dylan Oh, Aldren Neo Jin Kai, Marcus Hooy Shun Siang, Casper Chew Hai Meng, Ng Sze De Lucas, Johann Haw Yuan En, Isaac Tay Jia Jun, Conall Wong Yan Han, Qi Yao Jie. 1st ROW (FRONT): Goh Kai Jun Kavan, Sean Kok Kai Jie, Ethan Khoo Ming Hui, Ms Tay Xiu Yu, Mr Anthony Khoo, Mrs Wang Pei Feng, Chua Hong Jun, Chee Yong Hng Ravier, Wong Ryn. NOT IN PICTURE: Ryan Tan Kee Liang, Tan Jun Loong.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mr Anthony Khoo / Teacher-in-charge Mrs Wang Pei Feng / 2nd Teacher-in-charge Ms Tay Xiuyu / Assistant

Ethan Khoo Ming / Captain Wong Ryn / Vice-Captain Sean Kok Kai Jie / C Captain Chua Hong Jun / C Vice-Captain Lee Kar Lok / Upper Sec CCA Committee member Ryan Tan Kee Liang / Upper Sec CCA Committee member Lau Zhe Wen / Upper Sec CCA Committee member John Dylan Oh / Upper Sec CCA Committee member Marcus Hooy Shun Siang / Upper Sec CCA Committee member

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This year, the SJI team welcomed our new coach, Louis Yeoh, who trained the boys to obtain a second placing in the South Zone Table Tennis Championships 2019 for both B and C Divisions. The team had also worked hard and performed very well in the National competitions. Coach Yeoh also invited some boys from various primary schools for friendly matches with the SJI team. Our boys also completed their Community Involvement Programme at the Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital on 4 June. Our Year 3 & 4 Committee members planned the activity where our boys could interact with the old folks. Two of our talented members, Kar Lok and Zhe Wen played the piano while the other boys sang some oldies that the old folks enjoyed listening to.

B and C Division obtained 2nd placing in the South Zone Table Tennis Competition

Our boys also joined the SJI Pipe Band, Badminton and Judo CCAs on their IE trip to Batam from 18 - 22 November. This trip allowed them to experience a different culture, learn beyond the classroom, and to give back to society through service.

Coach Yeoh invited some P6 boys for a friendly match at SJI on 11 March 2019

Sean Kok gave a smashing performance at the South Zone competition

B Division Team

CIP at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital on 4 June 2019

C Division Team

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Tennis

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Lye Kai Xuan Dylan, Sebastian Tay, Thng Kai Jun Aidan, Kai Elliot Wong, Alexander Wong Ming Kai, Mahesshen Subra, Ian Lee Qi Yuan, Rayne Quek Chuan Yi, Amogh Ranade, Loh Fangjun, Marcus Ng Jun Herng, Dylan Tan Chuen Wen. 2nd ROW: Lau Chak Lam, Tng Shih Kai, Ethan Yang Wei Jie, Ong Cheng Leong, Winston Mulyadi, Joaquin Salvador, Shakktis Vetriveal, Matthew Ng Chen Hao, Ethan Seow Yong Tzi, Joshua Lee Yide, Tan Chong Li Ethan, Joshua Teh Kai En. 1st ROW (FRONT): Julien Christian Tremolieres, Matthew Wenjun Johnstone, Ng Wei Xun Bradley, Ethan Ng Jing Xi, Ms Surjeet Kaur, Mr William Tan, Andrew Lui Ming Jie, David Yeong Jie Jun, Bryan Leong Meng Yang, Joshua Ling Hee Kai. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Juliana Woo

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Ms Juliana Woo / Teacher-in-Charge Mr William Tan / Teacher Assistant Ms Surjeet Kaur / Teacher Assistant

Ethan Ng (MN 402) Captain ‘B’ Boys Andrew Lui (ML 302) Vice-Captain ‘B’ Boys Julien Tremolieres (LE 202) Captain ‘C’ Boys David Yeong (LE 203) / Vice-Captain ‘C’ Boys

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2019 had been a great year for the SJI Tennis team. The ‘C’ Division boys advanced to the semi-finals of the National Inter School Tennis Championship after emerging top 2 in our preliminary group and achieving 4th position overall in the competition. The ‘B’ Division boys also did exceptionally well and were champions in the Plate Finals achieving an overall 5th position, which is a personal best for the team over the past few years. All the above was achieved through sheer disciplined training and commendable team effort.

The ‘B’ Division Boys

The ‘C’ Division Boys

All for one and one for all!

The ‘C’ Division boys celebrating their achievement

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National Cadet Corps (Air)

(From Left to Right) 5th ROW (BACK): Ho Jia Xian Ethan, Ong Zhi Qian Ethan, David Leong En Han, Jostedal Lau Chung Xu, Vivek Pramod, Ian James Payamel, Ajay Karthik Balasubramanian, Randy Chng Jun Hao, Aden Mel Birch, Velu Mithilesh, Wong Kang Wei Jasper, Kelson Loke U-Keat, Gurshant Singh Sandhu, Joshua Jon Lenus, Ng Mun Hei, Sashank Balasubrramaniam, Lee Jun Feng, Caleb Ryan Lim, Russell Low, Lachlan Toh Zhi Sheng, Chen Dong Jun, Jerome Wang En Qiang, R Sactiram Naidu. 4th ROW : Darrius Wong Soon Yu, Zachary Mak Tze Hng, Caden Lin Teck Chong, Benedict Chua Wei An, Tan Kieran, Brandon Koh Kai Jie, Matt Liew Ge Yuan, Wong Ngai Hang, Quek Huang Xian Denzel, Guru Anand Anish, Ishan Pranav Mehta, Pang Jun Wen Ryan, Tan Ying Liang Torance, Lee Xavia, Joseph Tay Wei Jun, Dylan Chew Yi Jie, Koh Tze Tsuen Daniel, Bryan Teo Xuhui, Luke Ang Jia Jun, Tan Yin Da Dilan, Samuel Tan Hong Yew. 3rd ROW: Francis Leong Yu Xiang, Rayden Tan Rui Duan, Jotham Gerard Nicholas, R Mukilan, Gabriel Peck Jin Jie, Siddhanth Nistala, Joshua Chng Junwen, Tay Kia Yong, Ayden Goh Teng Wee, Keagan Goh Rui Xian, Linan Miguel Joaquin Guillermo, Thng Toh Yong Wesley, S Deenesh, Chew Ethan, Chua Yuyang Declan, Chennojwala Maadhava Sai, Bhuvaneswari Padmanathan Surya, Lai Ye, Lien Tong Le Zachary, Ng Sean Maximillian. 2nd ROW: Wang Zhihuan Felix, Lee Cheng Jun, Kang Jingye Matthew, Foo Jie Ren Kieran, Joshua Yee Shui Kit, Pramod Nattanmai Muralidharan, Trystan Raj, Parameswaran Nithiskrishna, Wong Liang Hao Jerome, Isaac Wong Cheng Wei, Uma Shankar Suhas, Maverick Tan Jay Liang, Kierann Chong, Wong Wen Xiang, Jasdeen Mohamed, Tan Xuan Han, Declan Ryan Wong Chin Han, Leow Jun Hao, Caleb Chong Jia Hng, Dhanush Anilkumarapillai, Nicholas Liu Chang Le, Ng Seng Yan Joshua, Muhammad Daiyan Bin Iskandar, Girikumar Yashvanth Kumar, Ng Jun Han, Poh Le Vin, Cheung Chun Tao. 1st ROW (FRONT): Emmanuel Ng Teng Yang, Tan Chin Hsien, Joash Yap Renyi, C/Off Tan Zhi Ming Gideon, C/Off Elisha Foo Zhi En, Mr Soo Chan Hua, MAJ Mok Hsu Pan, LTA Firmin Silvester Lee, LTA Chia Yin Shian, Ms Chew Hui Shi Felicia, C/Off Muhammad Darwisy Bin Iskandar, C/Off Tan Kangde Andrew, Prashant Rai Aryan, Tristan Toh Zhi Shun, Lucas Daniel Francis. NOT IN PICTURE: Arshad Ali, Timothy Quek Li Hao, Saravanan Naveen, Charlton Koh Yang Zhang, Subramanian Navin Nagarajan, Jeyakumar Mahin. Teachers in-Charge: LTA (NCC) Firmin Lee / CO MAJ (NCC) Mok Hsu Pan / TO LTA (NCC) Chia Yin Shian / TO Ms Felicia Chew / TO Mr Soo Chan Hua / Admin

Cadet Officers: C/OFFR Issac Fernando C/OFFR Elisha Foo C/OFFR Muhammad Darwisy Bin Iskandar C/OFFR Tan Zhi Ming Gideon C/OFFR Tan Kangde Andrew

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Student Exco / in-Charge: USM: MSG Joash Yap Renyi (ML403) ASM (Aeromodelling): MSG Tristan Toh Zhi Shun (ML402) ASM (Training): SSG Prashant Rai Aryan (FN402) Sec 3 Instructors: SSG Tan Chin Hsien (LE403) (IC), 1SG Isaac Wong Cheng Wei (MN401) Sec 2 Instructors: SSG Lucas Daniel Francis (LE401) (IC), 1SG Tan Xuan Han (ML402) , 1SG Chen Dong Jun (ML401) Sec 1 Instructors: SSG Emmanuel Ng Teng Yang (FN403) (IC), 1SG Declan Ryan Wong Chin Han (LE403) Aeromodelling Instructors: MSG Tristan Toh Zhi Shun (ML402), 1SG Russell Low (FN 401), SSG Kierann Chong (FN 402) Administration: SSG Wong Wen Xiang (FN403) (Head) Infocom: SSG Kieran Chong (FN402) (Head), 1SG Ong Zhi Qian Ethan (LE 403), 1SG Timothy Quek Li Hao (LE403) Logistics: SSG Maverick Tan Jay Liang (ML402) (Head), 1SG Wong Ngai Hang, 1SG Gurshant Singh Sandhul (FN402) Chief PTI: 1SG Jasdeen Mohamed (ML401) Freestyle Drills: 1SG Tan Xuan Han (ML402) (IC) Orienteering Module: 1SG Declan Ryan Wong Chin Han (LE403) (IC) Health and Fitness Module: 1SG Uma Shankar Suhas (ML401) (IC)


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In 2019, SJI NCC (Air) was crowned overall champions of the Air Competition 2019. MSG Joash Yap Renyi and MSG Tristan Toh Zhi Shun received the coveted Outstanding Cadet award. The unit welcomes Ms Felicia Chew who is a veteran in managing uniformed groups.

Our Aeromodelling Team achieving overall champions for the 2nd year in a row

NCC Outstanding Cadets - MSG Tristan Toh (ML 402) and MSG Joash Yap (ML 403)

Anniversary Parade - Inspection of the Guard of Honour

Our soccer team consisting of: Ian Payamel (LE 301), Guru Anard Anish (MN 301), Ethan Ho (LE 301), Vivek Pramod (ML 302), Ryan Pang (FN 303) and Jerome Wang (MN 301)

LTA Firmin Lee, with Lachlan Toh (ML 302) during the International Cadet Exchange Programme in the United Kingdom

Bidding farewell to our secondary 4 cadets at East Coast Park

Maverick Tan (ML 402) and Wong Wen Xiang (FN 403) constructing a garden at Bangtey School, Bangkok

Velu Mithilesh (ML303) participating at the NDP

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National Cadet Corps (Land)

(From Left to Right) 5th ROW (BACK): Marcus Kuan Zhong Wei, Surya Subramanian, Brandon Lin, Tan Ze Shyan, Ng Minfa, Goh Shao Wei Charles, Chung Ze Min, Chu Hau Zer, Muhammad Faheem B Farook, Tan Tze Kang Keagan, Aakash Sudhar, Tristan Tay Yu Hng, Abhijit Jayaraman, Lim Tze-Keefe Euan, Gabriel Lee De En, Jonathan Leow Guan Wei, Wu Yonggang, Nyi Nyi Swe Min, Ivan Kwan Rui Feng. 4th ROW : Baskar Mithun Krishna, Chang Kieran, Sim Yan Jie Ryan, Prabhu Strynesh, Joel Tan Le En, Justin Lim Jin Xuan, Brandon Tan, Han Zhizhong, Parcon Jeriah Gavril Ursulo, Medhansh Bhagchandani, Ng Elliot, Joshua Lim Xue Rui, Muhammad Fitri Bin Shaifudin, Gerid Poh Kiat Yil, Loh Jun Kang Bastien, Caleb Tan Kah Lok, Teo Kay Siang Reuben, Seng Liang Gin Johann, Cao Lu Ming, Lim Jie Rong Derek, Harris Bin Juraimi, Liew Kar Wei Ken, Ong Wei Yu Nicholas. 3rd ROW: Clarke Ronni Mangan, Leung Wing Kan Ernest, Keegan Wee, Lim Hong Rui Justin, Satheesh Prabhu Darshan, Ja Sharman, Goh Lu Yang Thomas, Jai Thanh Le, Selvaraj Adithya, Ganesan Sridevi Reethick Raju, Rais Aqila Tossin, Abiram T, Jethro Chia Min Ern, Siddharth Chitra Krishnan, Auzai Alfaruq Bin Mohamad Aza, Ang Xun Qi Dwayne, Venkateshan Vishnu, Jonathan Ong Zhi Rong, Wong Ee Seng Max, Sivasubramanian Dhanasekaran, Cayden Fobrogo, Rayappan Silvin Jacob, Chakravarty Johaan Ajay. 2nd ROW: Wong Wei Lun, Yueh Joly, Anshul Sunil Bhangale, Ryan Lim Yi Yang, Shu Changhao, Ethan Phua, Bhatia Samarth, Kumaraguru Aravinth, Ajitesh S/O Manoj Krishnan, Long She Jin Ryan, Johnbaskar Allan Robert, Saravanan Gautham, Arun Prakkash S/O Swaminathan, Ryan Loo Hui Liang, Samuel Lee Kiah En, Edward Thomas Patani, Raphael Ler-Jay Ng, Ho Chih Hsien David Joshua, Chong Tze Yang Damien. 1st ROW (FRONT): Er Kian Rong Gabriel, Panneer Selvam S/O R, Lee Kah Hoe Brian, Lim Ming Rong, Tan Kai Yang Joshua, Mr Ang Yu Long, LTA Chong Jun Hien, CPT Josephine Wee, Ms Ong Mei Fen, Chia Wee Herng Keith, Eram Al Mamun, Cheung Wai Tao, Amir Chwa Yang Zhen, Goh Ang Lee. NOT IN PICTURE: Jovan Tan Yi Jie, Viyagularajesh Marshal Jones, Han Rui, Nicholas Evan Zhiyong Farnell, Gadepalli Sriram Krishn Maanas, Liew Jun Xiang Damian, Chen Wei En James Ryan, Hoh Zhi Xiong Daniel, Aaryan Gopalakrishnan.

Teachers in-Charge: LTA Chong Jun Hien / NCC Land Commanding Officer, Lieutenant CPT Josephine Wee / NCC Land Teacher Officer, Captain Ms Ong Mei Fen / NCC Land Teacher Officer Mr Ang Yu Long / NCC Land Teacher Officer

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Student Exco / in-Charge: MSG Joshua Lim Xue Rui (ML302)/ NCC Land Company Sergeant Major MSG Ryan Sim Yan Jie (LE302) / NCC Land Assisting Sergeant Major (Training) SSG Tan Ze Shyan (ML301) / NCC Land Assisting Sergeant Major (Admin) SSG Jovan Tan Yi Jie (LE301) / Admin Head SSG Ivan Kwan Rui Feng (MN301) / Logistics Head SSG Edward Thomas Patani (FN302) /Junior Cadets First IC SSG David Ho Chih Hsien (MN301) / Senior Cadet First IC SSG Chu Hau Zer (MN302) / Cadet Leaders First IC SSG Raphael Ler-Jay Ng (ML303) / Junior Cadets 2020 First IC SSG Chung Ze Min (LE303) / Physical Training IC


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Helping cadets improve on their fitness, develop skill sets and giving them leadership opportunities were the key focus areas in 2019. Fitness monitoring and improvement programmes were planned and carried out during the weekly training sessions to help cadets get fitter. On top of that, an inaugural company walk to the Chestnut Nature Park was introduced too. 2019 was also the first time that SJI NCC Land participated in the National Dragonboat competition where we made it to the semi-finals. Another first was the Krav Maga Self Defense program where cadets signed up to learn various basic selfdefence techniques. Last but not least, our cadets showed their gentler side when they collaborated with the WINGS association to help underprivileged students improve their numeracy and literacy skills.

Heading for a splash!

Graduating Cadet Leaders passing on the torch

Leading the pack through Chestnut Nature Park

Staff Sergeant Eram getting ready for Anniversary Parade

Master Sergeant Lim Ming Rong handing over

Practice makes perfect

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National Police Cadet Corps

(From Left to Right) 5th ROW (BACK): Ong Ix Shang, Tanishq Gunasekaran, Li Shaokai, Chng Yi Thong, Ryann Cheah Ui-En, Joshi Mihir Ashutosh, Goh Zheng Feng, Kia Jia Han, Russell Lee Rui Cheng, Shriram Kathiresan, Gordon Lau Chee Fong, Seah Le Yang Jonathan, Premshan Christopher Singh, Woon Kang Xiang, Zachary Sutiono, Palaniappan Sriram, Andrew Dillon Poh Jie Hao, Jovan Quak Zi Yuan, Salamante Jacey Ryan Lizardo, Goh Teng Loong. 4th ROW : Faris Aqil Bin Abdul Malek, Lee Jun Yuan Henry, Quek Beng Suan Xavier, Ho Justin, Lee Kok Yuan, Lam Zi Xi Matthias, Muhammad Farjad Sadri, Tan Ren Jie, Jeremiah Wong Hunn Pin, Joshua Poh Rui Jie, Ng Aik Shuan Keene, Ramesh Babu Rohan Babu, Imran Zaki B Mohamed Azam, Annamalai Ramesh Santhosh Kumar, Sanjith Vasanthan, Brendon Stephen Bell, Reuben Fong Shi Yu, Jerome Thomas Ng Tze Loong, Joel Lee Jing Han, Annamalai Muthiah, Yeo Shao Jie Jerald, Kang Jun Rong Bryan. 3rd ROW: Sekar Keshav Anand, Aaryan Mondal, Articona Matthew Calutan, Ng Wen Jie Marcus, Jason Ong, Joshua Goh, Jeff Chan Jing Kai, Jayden Ho Junjie, Mohamed Ariff Thahseen Rifaath, Thirumalpathi Thishan, Tan Wen Pin, Lee Chi Yuen Cedric, Justin Benedict Yu, Anandan Shivanand, Wang Yi An Charles, Ng Yan Yu, Mohamed Nifaaz S/O Mohamed Ism, Thiyagarajan Sai Prasath, Nikam Aryan, Aidan Shaun Choo. 2nd ROW: Teh Koh, Tay Jareth, Lee Le Jiin Matthias, Chew Jun Rui Rhys, Khoo Jaylen, Mohamed Ibrahim S/O Mohamed Ba, Heu Yu Hui, Wang Rui Xian, Chua Jing Ren George, Lim Yee Kiat Zachary, Thiagarajan Arunesh, Yeo Jian Wen Jame, Kong Yu Herng, Bryan Lim Yu Xuan, Mak Zhi En, Seth Olav Yong, Joel John Teo Wei Xin. 1st ROW (FRONT): Sunith Sunil Mani, Chue Zhi Sheng Jeffrey, Michael Calvin Tam, Balamurugan Nethren, Ms Chew Hui Fang, Mr Ang Yuin Hur, Ms Doris Koh, Ms Ong Siew Hwee, Xavier Yeo Tze Chong, Shawn Yeo Wei Cong, Evan Choo Chong Kiat, Cheah Chong Joon Brandon. NOT IN PICTURE: Khoo Yong Ler Ray, Muhammad Baasith Bin Muhammed, Kam Xiang Wei Gregory.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Ms. Doris Koh / Year 4 Teacher-in-Charge / Officer-in-Commanding Mr. Ang Yuin Hur / Year 3 Teacher-in-Charge / Deputy-Officer-inCommanding Ms. Chew Hui Fang / Year 2 Teacher-in-Charge / Teacher Officer Ms. Ong Siew Hwee / Year 1 Teacher-in-Charge / Teacher Officer

Unit Chairperson: Balamurugan Nethren (ML 401)/ SI NPCC Unit Vice-Chairperson: Xavier Yeo Tze Chong (ML 401)/ SI NPCC Unit Provost: Michael Calvin Tam (MN 403) / SSG NPCC Head Training: Chue Zhi Sheng Jeffrey (FN 402) / SSG NPCC Head Administration: Cheah Chong Joon Brandon (ML 403) / SSG NPCC Head VIA: Shawn Yeo Wei Cong (ML 402) / SSG NPCC Head Logistics: Sunith Sunil Mani (MN 402) / SSG NPCC Head Public Relations: Evan Choo Chong Kiat (ML 401) / SSG NPCC

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Key achievements: • 9th consecutive UOPA Gold Award • Achieving top 50 for both Inter-Unit Drill Competition and Inter-Unit Shooting Competition • Jeffrey Chue (FN402), one of our Secondary 4 Cadet Leaders, was awarded the SPF-NPCC award by the Home Team Academy, which is the highest and most prestigious award a cadet can receive. The St. Joseph’s Institution National Police Cadet Corps (SJI NPCC) has come to the end of yet another fruitful year, and has signed off not only this delightful year, but also this wonderful decade, having attained 9 consecutive Unit Overall Proficiency Awards, the most in our 49 years of history. Over the course of this year, our unit has grown together in our knowledge of the skills required to excel in NPCC. The year started off when the Secondary 1s, Batch 49, joined the CCA. Following the entry of the new cadets, Batch 46 conducted the annual Unit Training Camp, where the unit bonded over the 3 days and 2 nights. Finally, during the 167th Anniversary Parade, the Batch 46 seniors retired from their leadership in the unit, and handed command over to Batch 47. Our unit also had opportunities to take part in many activities throughout the year. Secondary 2 and 3 cadets attended the Survival/Adventure Training Camp at Pulau Ubin, together with many other schools. This camp allowed our cadets to form new friendships with those of other schools, as well as bond with their squadmates. Our committed cadets also sacrificed their personal time during the June holidays to train for the biennial Inter-Unit Drill Competition 2019. After countless hours of sweat practising our drills under the hot sun, we achieved a respectable 45th place out of the 120+ schools in this nationwide competition. Selected cadets also took part in the .22 Revolver Marksman Competition where we put our accuracy and marksmanship to the test. Another highlight in 2019 is our International Education service trip to Bintan, Indonesia where Batch 47 took part in the “Safe Water Garden” project. In this project, our cadets conceptualised and constructed simple sewage systems for local families without access to safe sanitation. With this system, we hope to achieve two objectives: reduce the occurrence of diseases due to poor sanitation and increase the yield of cash crops using toilet waste as fertilisers for the fields.

Safe Water Garden Project in Bintan

Year 1 cadets visit Police Heritage Centre

All of these wonderful experiences would not have been possible without the help of our Teacher Officers and seniors, and we thank them for the effort that they have put in.

Unit Training Camp 2019 Enrichment Activity - Bubble Soccer

Cadets taking a parting shot at Camp Resilience, Pulau Ubin NPCC Campsite

We get to wear the real thing during our Neighbourhood Police Centre visit

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Pelandok Scouts

(From Left to Right) 5th ROW (BACK): Benedict Liu Yong En, Loh Zi Quan Keith, Harris Bin Mohd Zailani, Kota Muralidhar, Lee Rui Kai, Ting Pin Hao, Gautham Ramesh, Sebastien Tze-An Leib, Nathan Tay Yang Liang, Antony Dylan Alegacone, Benjamin Lim Yan Kai, Parasuraman Nikash, Timothy Tan, Ethan Goh, Khoo Kee Suen, Tan Yu Harng Zldyn, Zhang Mingzhen Roger, Suhael Dev S/O Soman Sunil, Bruce Yong Zhi Yu, Linus Lim Jun Wey, Nicholas Fong Yang Kai. 4th ROW : Rohan Varatharajan, Ng Yu Chang Nicholas, Kyran Marc Tan Kai, Caelan Kang Tze Khye, Tan Minh Thanh Ernest Thomas, Leslie Vetuz Tan Wei En, Zhuo Chengsheng, Jovan Chow Guo Quan, Joshua Low Choon Wei, Tan Ee Shayne Ian, Jeremiah Paul Tan Li, Aidan Chong Kai Jet, Samuel Wong Kang J, Yow Keng Yang Daniel, Evan Michael Neo Ren Jie, Ian Lee Zhi Kai, Yoshimura Isaac Akitaka, Koh Khee Png Matthew, Goh Jun Hao, Aidan Lui Ming Xian, James Choong Fui Jae, Chen Meng Boon Marcus. 3rd ROW: Nathanael Fu Zi Xiang, Srijan Karunakaran, San Haoyang Andrew, Lucas Lee, Tan Siyuan Tanis, Yee Hao En, Lee Voy, Lim Wei Yong Matthew, Adarsh Kumar Vatsa, Nathan Yap Ka Jun, Thaddeus Kuah Kiat Ray, Lee Chen Xing Tristan, Matthias Chee Youkang, R Sai Shashank, Alex Foo, Phua Yan Zhi Owenn, Nitishwar Mohan Natarajan, Evan Goh, Matthew Oon Jun-En, Sean Ethan Lim, Sim Wei Lun, Koh Yong Zhi Kaven, Shaun Loh Li Xuan, Kieran Tan Kiat Ren, Kieran Krygsman, Jonas Wong Jun Yi, Teo Joon Yik Joshua. 2nd ROW: Emmanuel Gerard Tan Zhu Hao, Abshar Rushdi Bin Ronizam, Isaac Yap Guan Teng, Dean Leigh Tan, Kek En -Wei Dominic, Muhammad Irshaad Bin Mohamed, Koh Yi Sen Evan, Liem Jonathan Ming Tjou, Chang Cheng Ho, Li Yian, Renesh Dharma, Loh Zhi Jie Joshua, Thia Keng Huo, K Preneel, Packiaraj Alanjoyel, Isaac Surendran, Russell Lai Wei Yang, Jerome Daniel Lye Yi Rong, Ridley Leong Jun Sheng, Choong Fui Shaun Anthony, Elkan Chan, Teo Jun Ree Juston, Lee Shi Han Christian, Meyyappan Karthikeyan, Jarrett Lee Changxun. 1st ROW (FRONT): Vishal Theerthagiri, Sanfo Bimal Thomas, Bryce Tay Jhin Jun, Marcus Lim Rae Keat, Mr Ng Shuh Lit, Mr Andrew Jonathan Martin, Mr Alphonsus Gregory, Miss Chim Wai Yee, Dylan Joel Wong Jia Jun, Munisamy Suriyaselvan, Julian Teng, Ethan Young, Nicholas Yee Seng Cheung. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Lynette Lin, Muhammad Amirul Ridhwan Bin Ru, Gautham Suppayan, Wong Yi Xiang Dylan, Zachary Teo, Jayden Chan.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mr Alphonsus Gregory (Group Scout Leader) Mr Andrew Jonathan Martin (Scout Leader) Ms Chim Wai Yee Mr Ng Shuh Lit Ms Lynette Lin

Loh Zi Quan Keith (MN301) / Troop Leader Chen Meng Boon Marcus (LE303) / Senior Patrol Leader Yow Keng Yang Daniel (LE302) / Senior Patrol Leader Koh Khee Png Matthew (ML302) / Senior Patrol Leader Ian Lee Zhi Kai (FN303) / Secretary Ting Pin Hao (MN302) / Secretary Yoshimura Isaac Akitaka (FN302) / Quartermaster Timothy Tan (MN301) / Quartermaster

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The Scouts had an enriching year - courses, camps, community work and other scouting activities filled the calendar. On Founder’s Day, we commemorated the passing of the late Mr James Tseng, who was the founder of the Pelandok scouts group. The SJI scouts continue to uphold the scouting values of giving their best and facing challenges with courage. During the National Day Parade, nine Year 3s participated in the marching contingent. They had to persevere throughout the two months of weekly Saturday practices in order to perfect their skills for the event. Kudos to them! Eight scouts represented Singapore in the ASEAN Scouts Youth Forum. Furthermore, a team of ten scouts participated in the National Patrol Camp and they did us proud by clinching the coveted gold award. The theme for scubilion this year was on “teaching”. We worked with various old folks homes and schools to learn about responsibility and gained teaching experience through organising, planning and conducting 3 scubilion sessions.

National Patrol Camp

Year 1s participated in the 1-star kayaking course while the Year 2s participated in a scuba diving course. Some Year 3 Scouts also attended the National Sailing Ambassador Programme. Through these courses, the scouts participated in sea sports and learned to cope in unfamiliar circumstances. Years 2 and 3 were chosen to participate in the National Day Istana Open House in July. They assisted in extending the Istana’s hospitality to visitors by being tour guides or providing help to wheelchair-bound visitors. It was a once-in-a-lifetime chance and these scouts were honoured to be on duty at the Istana.

National Day Parade

The Scout Leadership Camp helped the scouts to develop new skills. The Year 2s were given opportunities to lead, like preparing their own meals, and building structures and gadgets.

Scubillion project Year 1 kayaking

Scuba diving course 2019 President Scout - Mark Wee Yi Ren (IB Class of 2017) with his parents and Mr Alphonsus Gregory at the award ceremony

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St John Brigade

(From Left to Right) 5th ROW (BACK): Asher Chan Ruiyi, Teo Jia Hsien, Wang Ziqi, Bryan Lee Choon Hoe, Chen Yi Yong, Rupertus Tristan Raka Amadeo, Lim Zhi An Gabriel, Neo Yong Kiat Joseph, Eric Sani Winata, Toh Zhan Wei, Ryan Lee Zhongyang, Sundar Bharath, Huang Yaoting, Shota Mark Joseph, Brendan Cheang Zhao Rong, Shahril Fazly B Mohamed Rashef, Teo Li Yang Terence, Joshryan Phua Hong Zhi. 4th ROW : Cheng Qi Wei Darius, S Amrit, R S Shyam, Ravind Andrew Sivakumar, Tamilvanan Tridev, S Bill Sujith Kumaar, Park Jaehyun, Low Ting Fong, Ian Tan Yong An, Jonathan Lau Wen Jie, Gao Yuchen, Lin Zhaoyuan, Lin Yu Heng, Ho Yi Kai Samuel, Joshua Sumarlin, Chan Jia Le Jeremy. 3rd ROW: Akash Ravi, Asher Ee Shang Lin, Fan Enrui, Pang Kuan Jeng, Judah Lai, Louis Christopher Yu, Hu Jiamo, Nguyen Quang Minh, Ma Yitao, Chew Zheng Wei, Nguyen Pham Minh Quan, Layog Ethan Andrei Belo, Wu Zixin, Lin Sixun, Miao Qiaozi, Choi Taemin, Lokesh Kumaran John, Abhay Rajesh Tralshawala, Kennaldy Lukman, Keevan Kanagalingam, Chong Kai Zhe, Nguyen Thien Nhan, Yang Yongjun Eugene, Goh Wei Loon Gregory, Zarek Low Jun Hei, Brandon Samuel Teo Hou Yang, Chia Chang Yi Aaron, Aidan Chia Zhi Le, Timothy Poh Rui Xiang, Jayden Li Jun Peng, Chong Ka Yeng Preston Peter. 2nd ROW: Richston Neo Jie Siang, Ang Ying Yi, Jovan Chew Xunyang, Jaryl Yip Jia Le, Chong Ka Chun Jonathan, Wee Ern Hao Timothy, Chong Ka Lok Ashton, Ian Nai Chiak Hng, Daniel Yeo Jen Xiang, Yeo Kai, Muhammad Zikri, Luke Xavier Chew Wen Xiong, Tay Zhe Qian, Ho Yih Hsien Cephas John, Koo Kyojin, Xavier Toh Jin Shen, Jonathan Hay Jing Kai, Geraldus Audric Herawan, Lee Jun Xu Ignatius, Lim Jowell, Joel Roche, Ng Yeow Heng, Zuzarte Trey Alexander Kian, Ng Shi Lun, Nguyen Luu Giang Nam. 1st ROW (FRONT): Tan Zhi Kai, Joel Wong Yan Heng, Tay Jun Yi Joshua, Choun Ray An, Tan Ming Han, Mrs Lydiawati Wong, Mr Ron Tok, Mr Lim Meng Chye, Ms Wang Binxi, Alessandro Louiz D’silva, Ee Chun Huang Nicholas, Euvan Ambigapathi, Liong Li Heng, Lutfi Hadi B Marzuki, T Akhilesh. NOT IN PICTURE: Fahym Admir Bin Abdul Razak, Chen Yanshuo, Senthil Hrithik, Venkatesh Santosh.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mr Lim Meng Chye / Officer-in-command Mr Ron Tok / Training Officer Mrs Lydia Wong / Training Officer Ms Wang Binxi / Training Officer

CSM: SSGT Ryan Lee Zhongyang (ML303) ACSM: SSGT Cheng Qi Wei, Darius (FN302) ACSM: SSGT Luke Xavier Chew Wen Xiong (MN303) TNCO: SSGT Chong Ka Lok Ashton (FN301) TNCO: SSGT Brendan Cheang Zhao Rong (LE302) TNCO: SSGT Jaryl Yip Jia Le (MN303) CPBS NCO: SSGT Toh Zhan Wei (FN302) CPBS NCO: SGT Joshryan Phua Hong Zhi (FN301) PD NCO: SGT Chan Jia Le Jeremy (FN302) PD NCO: SGT Ho Yi Kai Samuel (MN301) PD NCO: CPL Wee Ern Hao Timothy (FN301) Publicity NCO: CPL Teo Jia Hsien (LE303) Quartermaster: SGT Chong Ka Chun Jonathan (FN303) Quartermaster: CPL Jonathan Lau Wen Jie (ML303) Admin NCO: SGT Ian Tan Yong An (ML302)

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The SJI St. John Brigade (SJB) is a distinguished Uniformed Group which places great emphasis on strengthening First Aid proficiency in our cadets while simultaneously inculcating the values of humanitarian aid and service for the good of the society. Following the St. John motto of “Pro Fide”- ‘For the faith’ and “Pro Utilitate Hominum”- “In the service of Humanity’, SJB has developed a blooming culture in which cadets are imbued with the spirit of helping those in need. 2019 has been a notable year of accomplishments and achievements for our corp. The Anniversary Parade, during which our cadets rendered help and provided First Aid services, served as a platform to recognize the active contributions and efforts of our Year 4 seniors as we bade them farewell. SJB also plays an active role in providing First Aid support for school events such as the annual Crosscountry and Sports Day.

Squad Gemini won two trophies from national competitions

Apart from taking part in school-related events, SJI SJB also participated in many national events such as the annual Flag Day and Walkathon hosted by the St John Headquarters. Year 2 and 3 cadets must attend a rigorous 3-Day 2-Night Basic Non-commissioned Officer Course (BNCO) and Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Course (ANCO) respectively. These camps train our senior cadets in becoming even more responsible and compassionate leaders, while equipping them with critical problem solving and trainee management skills. This effectively ensures that they are well prepared and suited for their new roles as Non-Commissioned Officers(NCOs). For the first time in 10 years, we had the privilege of competing in the National First Aid Competition in June this year. Our Year 3 squad, Gemini, came in 3rd position for the categories of Short Case as well as Foot Drills. Our best cadets, Chong Ka Lok Ashton (FN301), Cheng Qi Wei, Darius (FN302), Toh Zhan Wei (FN302), Jaryl Yip Jia Le (MN303) and Ryan Lee Zhong Yang (ML303) successfully completed the Basic Drill Instructor course (BDI) in March this year. Activities such as First Aid lessons, physical and foot drill trainings are held on a weekly basis, to ensure that our cadets are consistently strong at both their intellectual and physical capabilities as first-aiders. By engaging in such activities, cadets are challenged to nurture their fighting spirit as true Josephians, whilst being given the opportunity to grow and mature holistically as individuals in a well-bonded community.

Aquarius competition team is the overall champion in the zonal first aid competition

SJB cadets training their physical fitness

Our annual Walkathon event SSG Jaryl Yip Jia Le receives his rank from Corps Superintendent Mr Lim Meng Chye

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SJI Military Band

(From Left to Right) 5th ROW (BACK): Jeron Moy Zhi Sheen, Lim De Wei Isaac, Andrei Loh Jun Jie, Ravichandran Gokul, Darius Or Ing-Kai, Eric Chan, Yoong Jun Hao Sebastian, Lee Jin Timothy, Eason Lim Yanyu, Randave Singh Bains, Heng Tian En, Dominic Lee, Ong Jia Le Jeffrey, Kasad Rohan Sheriar, Heng Jo Wei Mark, Evan Thumboo, Shananth Sivakumar. 4th ROW : Rais Amar Danial Bin Ezani Rai, Jonathan Koa Zhi Yong, Leonard Lai Xun Han, Chan Ler Zachary, Owen Loh Wai Mun, Joshua Tan Yong Jun, Jeremy Lee Zhe, Teo Shao Hong Randall, Yong Chong You Ambrose, Anders Loh Jun Wei, Andre Gerard Jose Dongallo, Wesley Yiap Wen Le, Allen Lim Yu Xiang, Lim Zheng Xi Ezra, Russell Lin Zheng Yu, Colin Toh Sze Peng, Mohammad Jahangeer Ali S/O Amir, Ethan Koh Kuan Yee, Tan Yi Xi Xavier, Christopher Then Kai Jie, Wong Wei Lun Aaron. 3rd ROW: Jaylen Chan Junwu, Jeremy Ho Jun Hian, Wong Yin Mun Javen, Harshad Pillay, Asher Tan Jian Fu, Timothy Tan Zhi Jie, Ng Shao En Sean, Chan Bing Jun Bryant, Jamie Tan Jie Xun, Ong Jin Bo Glen, Kow Jovan, Sumugan Kapilan, Felix Joseph Francis, Justin Lim, Philson Sow, Ong Guan Kit Ray, Chua Wei Teck Colin, Kang Wen Jie Deston, Chong Chern Yee Anton, Jagannathan S/O Shanmuganandam, Kathiravan Nedunchezhian, Dhiren Immanuel Joseph, Nicholas Tan Kai Kiat. 2nd ROW: Srinivasan Pranav Sakthi, Jayven Soh Jun Ho, Tan Jing Jie, Teh Bo Xi, Satoshi Magata, Samuel Teng Jingxian, Fei Hongming, Zechariah Chng Jia Heng, Tan Jun Xiang Carl, Wee Yi De John-Paul, Chen Ze Rui, Li Zhixuan Jair, Zheng Zhouyang, Christian Gregory Lim Tye Jin, Lu Zenan Edward, Chung Dohyun, Luke Christian Tan Ern Wei, Naufal Amir Bin Safarudin, Senthil Kumar Athiteain, Bathan Rhynier Mikkel Gagasa. 1st ROW (FRONT): Muthukumarasamy Vishal, Shao Junzhe, Elisha Daniel Lee, Bathan Carlle Ehlrondt Gagasa, Mdm Uthayarani, Mr Samuel Ng, Ms Fauziah Abdullah, Pek Zi An Matthew, Joseph Christic Moral, Ang Kai Siong Marcus, Lee Jie Terrence. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Nathania Chan, Ms Adeline Ng, Armahn Gurnam Bhatia, Joshua Ong Hai Jie, Paul Lee Chin Loong, Tawfeeq Hussain S/O Mohammed H, Sakthikumaran S/O Balachandar, Yeoh Yi Xun, Nathaniel Liauw Thiam Lok, P G Rahul Nivash.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mr Samuel Ng / Teacher-In-Charge Ms Nathania Chan / Assistant Teacher-In-Charge Ms Adeline Ng / Assistant Teacher-In-Charge Ms Fauziah Abdullah / Assistant Teacher-In-Charge Mdm Sivaprakasam Uthayarani / Assistant Teacher-In-Charge

Eric Chan (LE 302) / Drum Major Yong Chong You Ambrose (ML 302) / Band Sergeant Colin Toh Sze Peng (ML 302) / Concert Master Joshua Tan Yong Jun (ML 302) / Recruiting Officer Andre Gerard Jose Dongallo (ML 301) / Recruiting Officer

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SJIMB started the year with an engaging performance at Arts Alive, an event to introduce and showcase the various Performing Arts groups to the Year 1s. This was followed by a band exchange with Singapore Chinese Girls School, Edgefield Secondary, Springfield Secondary, Commonwealth Secondary, and Northland Secondary in March. The bandsmen had an enriching time, learning from various schools through the musical exchange. April saw the bandsmen lending their support to the Uniformed Groups in their Annual Parade. Amidst all the regular activities, the bandsmen practiced hard for the Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Arts Presentation where they proudly clinched a Distinction Award. One of the events the Lower Secondary Boys look forward to is the Junior Band Concert, which showcases the Year 1 and 2 bandsmen. It is also significant because it marks the official promotion of the Year 1 Recruits and their official entry into the main band, after a year of hard work and training under Mrs Chua, the Year 1 instructor. The parents and guests sang praises of the quality performance put up by the Lower Secondary bandsmen considering the short span of time they had to prepare for it.

Trombones and Double Basses during SYF

As the year came to a close, the bandsmen served the community through Project Scubillion, where they spent a few sessions interacting with the elderly at Ren Ci Community Hospital. Anniversary Parade 2019

SYF 2019

SYF rehearsal with Darence

Band Exchange 2019

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SJI Pipe Band

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Prakash Nithil Murugan, Caden Ho Kin Wah, Ng Yee Xiang, Foo Shih Han, Andrew Chin, Chua Yong Xiang, Amadeus Ho Yi, Sherman Tan Woon Kai. 2nd ROW: Yap Rong-Shen, Farhan Zachary Ewell, Matthew Aaron Chan Chun Fong, Kevin Lee Zhi Kai, Kong Zong Teng Joshua, Low Hong Liang Marcus, Jareth Lim Fang Jun, Xie Ruichuan, Thirumal Murugan Aswanth, Brandon Toh Jia Qing. 1st ROW (FRONT): Chan Tuck Kean Aaron, Jason Nathan Chang, Sim Ray En Ryan, Daniel Scott Harman, Mrs Izabela Wojciechowska, Mdm Helen Lee, Ms Ho Ki Hui, Teh Qi Xuan, Keenan Teo, Titus James Snodgrass, Kek Qing Xiang Kenneth. NOT IN PICTURE: Ryan Tan Shihan, Shen Xiaoshen Kelvin.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Ms Ho Ki Hui / Teacher-in-Charge Mrs Izabela Wojciechowska / Assistant Mdm Helen Lee / Music Instructor

Daniel Scott Harman (FN403) / Pipe Major Sim Ray En Ryan (LE402) / Assistant Pipe Major Jason Nathan Chang(MN403) / Quarter Master Teh Qi Xuan (MN401) / Drills Master

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The SJI Pipe Band is one of the few bagpipe bands in Singapore. Formed in 2002 as just a bagpipe section of the Military Band, the drum corp was eventually established in 2006, which subsequently allowed the band become a full-fledged cocurricular activity in 2010. Having competed in both local and overseas competitions in Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia, the SJI Pipe Band has grown from strength to strength. Despite the brief existence of the band, it has consistently produced remarkable achievements at both national and international competitions. The SJI Pipe Band has undeniably built a credible reputation for itself throughout Southeast Asia over these years. In June this year, the band once again performed well in the Southeast Asia Pipe Band Championships held in Singapore and attained the 3rd place in the Juvenile Band in the entire region, triumphing over both local and foreign bands. It is worth highlighting that this was only possible by months of consistent practice sessions scheduled before the competition.

Bagpipers awaiting the march-in of Guest-of-Honour at the Anniversary Parade

The SJI Pipe Band is actively involved in both internal school events as well as external engagements. The band supports the school’s annual events at Inaugural Assembly, Founder’s Day, Anniversary Parade, 300th Anniversary Mass and SJIOBA Annual Dinner. The SJI Pipe Band also lends its musical support to hype up external events such as St Patrick’s Day Parade and Rugby 7’s.

SEA Competition Formation

Livening up the mood at Rugby’s 7s

Commemorating 300 years of the passing of our Founder at the Tercentenary Mass held at Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

Adding to the festive mood on St Patrick’s Day

Bagpipers chilling out after their performance at Founder’s Day dinner

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Guitar Ensemble

(From Left to Right) 4th ROW (BACK) : Samuel Ee Kai Woon, Stephen Zadok James, Yang Jeeho, Nguyen Cao Duy, Jonathan Hartadi, Zhu Wei Long, Zhang Zhuoyu, Koh Yik Wee, Lim Qun Ming Joshua, Earl John Amiel Del Rosario, Nguyen Luong Nguyen Hung, Chai Wei Kang, Razi Ahmad Juliansyah Ihsan, Axel Jude Chong He Jun, Wang Chenyang, Koon Wei Pheng, Kenneth Loke Jun Lin, Wang Haoji, Seo Jiwoo, Bian Gede. 3rd ROW: Jeremy Kiang, Koh Zer Ray Ansley, Keith Eldriech Tanya Young, Jonathan Hee Weizhe, Park Woojin, Cheong Jun Kiat Isaac, Cai Yuan Pei, Sing Yu Xuan, Lee Wei Xuan Adriel, Bryan Chia Yu Xing, Joseph George Low Kai, Aditya Joseph Ernest, Wu Tiankai, Emmanuel Sunartio, Rayne Ang Xia Yu, Keane Neo, Damien Lau Jia Hui. 2nd ROW: Caleb Goh Ren Jet, Ganti Abhiram, Caleb Seah Jia Luo, Boey Jayden, Ng Bo Xue Marvin, Ashvik Samuel Durairaj, Tan Yian Hau, Ethan Lim Yikang, Boey Yui Jit, Christian Ng Aik Jiak, See Hou Yuen, Matthew Tan Jun-Yi, Nguyen Khoi Nguyen, Joshua Gay Jun Han, Allamsetti Anshul, Tej S/O Suresh Kumar. 1st ROW (FRONT): Neo Jie Xuan, Wee Hong Wei Nigel, Wong Jun An Justin, Mr Clarence Chan, Mr Alvin Choong, Mrs Mishaelle Chua, Mr Jerry Tai, Ms Ang Huey Miin, Mr Jeremy Koh, Mr Tan Li Yuan Marcus, Nick Lim Ping, Sim Jingzhi Edsel, Gatongay Ryqx Manoza, Cyril Lou Guehnn Tudtud Pedrina. NOT IN PICTURE: Gideon Chee Yu-En, Kang Chan-V Philippe, Lucas Koh Jing Han, Jared Lee Buckalew, Cayden Chong Zhi Jie.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mr Jerry Tai / Teacher-in-Charge Mrs Mishaelle Chua / Second Teacher-in-Charge Ms Ang Huey Miin / Assistant Teacher Mr Alvin Choong and Mr Koh Ren Jie/ Senior Ensemble Instructors Mr Clarence Chan, Mr Tan Li Yuan and Mr Yip Di Hang / Junior Ensemble Instructors

Neo Jie Xuan (LE401) / President Gatongay Ryqx Manoza (FN402) / Student EXCO Cyril Lou Guehnn Tudtud Pedrina (FN403) / Student EXCO and Prime Section Leader Wee Hong Wei Nigel (LE402) / Student EXCO Nick Lim Ping (MN403) / Student EXCO Wong Jun An Justin (LE401) / Student Conductor and Prime Section Leader Sim JingZhi Edsel (FN403) / Student Conductor and Alto Section Leader Ethan Lim Yikang (LE402) / Alto Section Leader Kenneth Loke Jun Lin (LE402) / Alto Section Leader Razi Ahmad Juliansyah Ihsan (MN402) / Bass Section Leader Ng Bo Xue Marvin (FN402) / Guitarron and Contrabass Section Leader and Head of IE Trip

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She is tainted brown, caressed with nature’s love. She has six strings held by a musical tension. He picks her up, finds in her six strings more than just an ordinary instrument - a harmony, an orchestra, a chorus of humanity. A simple blend of wood, six strings, a genuine love for music and unity makes up the Guitar Ensemble. This year marks a momentous phase in our journey together as we celebrate the 14th year of our establishment. As we look back at our journey while reflecting on the Lasallian tercentenary, it is incredible to note our presence in this Lasallian community. We began and continue with St. John Baptist de la Salle’s enduring values of being committed to our craft and embracing the community with one heart, one commitment, one life.

Music exchange at RI

For us, we see music as a platform for expression of ourselves and a representation of who we are. Through music, we have come to bond as one through the Bonding Camp we had at the start of the year. Through music, we inspire our juniors, as we had during the Year 1 Orientation and the Arts Alive events. Through music, we build communities for life. The Singapore Youth Festival (SYF) Presentation provided a critical platform for us to grow and excel. Achieving the Certificate of Distinction, we learned the value of finding joy in everything we do while keeping in us a strong flame of faith. The Year 3s, awarded high distinction by the Trinity College London Examinations (Intermediate) in 2018, performed at the prestigious award ceremony, proving again the mettle of our ensemble. We never count the number of pieces we learn, nor the hours we spend, but we measure the combined emotions and sincerity that we truly infuse into our music.

SYF Masterclass training session

With music, we also embraced our community at the Banda Elderly Centre, bringing them the finest oldies which certainly struck a chord in each of them. Playing our guitars while singing the songs with the old folks, we managed to capture their hearts and allowed them to live the joys of youth again. Truly, music never grows old. Our concert, Lodestar, captured yet a deeper essence of what the ensemble meant. From bold ensemble pieces to the fine and meticulous small group performances, our ensemble showcased what we really could do with a heart and together with one another. That night, it was a celebration of music as humanity’s brush of colour, excitement and wisdom.

Attending the Hanabi Concert at SOTA

For us, the personification of music comes not only from minims, crotchets or the treble clef, but the pulse of the ensemble. It is with this spirit that we play with a greater mission of sharing music with others. As we continue to grow, we are reminded that our past narrative is a guide: the true lodestar comes from within us. Who knows what next year holds for us?

Bottle painting with the elderlies at Bandar Centre

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SJI Vocal Ensemble

(From Left to Right) 4th ROW (BACK) : Aiden Zachary Yeo Chee-Seng, Lucas Teo Chee Yen, Do Thien Phuc, Sean Jacob Lee Dean, Lucas Li Zhe Le, Ang Yi Rui Paul, Wang Ruojin, Qiu Tianchen, Zheng Botao, Lu Mengxuan, Andrei Ann De Rui, Tan Nicholas Jay, Tan Wei Shynn, Chen Yizhou, Alden Chew Jing Hong, Chow Zeyi. 3rd ROW: Isaac Matthias Teo, Ryan Tan Keng Kai, Troy Tyler Chin Wei, Kaiser Siow Kai Ze, Soh Ning Ge Christopher, Jethro Teoh Wen Ming, Ng Kei Jie Luke, Robert Frederik Uy, Kandakumar Jagen, Xu He, Yu Ziyang, Calvin Tan Qi Rui, Ayden-Luke Tan Jing En, Li Yiheng, Assis Kevin Franklin Benedict, Foo Fang Hao Darius. 2nd ROW: Aaditya Murali Krishnan, Owen Nigel, Xavier E Ng En Xin, Oong Jin Ming, Jerome Chong Rui, Peter Hadi Wijaya, Richard Tanujaya, Jaedon See Jie Den, Theofilus Steven Luisan, Lucas Soh Keng How, Maverick Mikhail Remiel, Dinh Cao Tue, Vallen Yap Wei Ren, Ong Yik How Howard, Au Zheng Yu Andrew, Keagan Lee Muliady, Russel Tan E Bao, Raiden Kai Puthucheary. 1st ROW (FRONT): Goh Yee Khang, Shubham Sharma, Fong Shi Quan Gabriel, Harith Zaydan Bin Imran, Ian Lim Sheng Ee, Mohamed Nasir B Mohamed Sherif, Mrs Janet Kwok, Mr Toh Ban Sheng, Ms Wong Wah Lee, Phillip Nathaniel Hanan, Anson Goh Jia Wei, Do Minh Khang, Justin Dalva Wincent, Bruce Lie. NOT IN PICTURE: Aidan Gregory Khoo Chian Khai, Choo Yi Ming, Giovanni Goh Zhen Rui, Rueben David Louis, Jerome Chan Jie Sheng, Johann Abraham, Agil Singaraselvan, Jovan Sin Wen Yang.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Mrs Janet Kwok / Teacher-in-Charge Ms Wong Wah Lee / 2nd Teacher-in-Charge

Goh Yee Khang (LE302) / President Shubham Sharma (FN301) / Vice President Li Zhe Le (MN302) / Secretary Peter Hadi Wijaya (MN302) / Scholar-in-Charge Do Thien Phuc (LE302) / Welfare-in-Charge Owen Nigel (MN302) / Sec 1-in-Charge Assis Kevin Franklin Benedict (MN202) - Logistics Jethro Teoh Wen Ming (MN202) - Logistics

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2019 has been a fruitful and monumental year for the Vocal Ensemble (VE). With the help of the teachers and conductor Mr Toh Ban Sheng, we were awarded a Certificate of Distinction at this year’s Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentation (SYF) and presented with a Gold Award at the 13th International Choral Festival Orientale Concentus. Aside from participating at those concerts, the VE has also engaged in various school-based events such as Inaugural Celebrations, Arts Alive, the Mutien Festival and the Heritage Opening Cermony. We also enjoyed the opportunity to take part in a Master Class conducted by the world-renowned conductor, Stojan Kuret who specialises in European music. He made a definite difference in helping us improve, taking our music making to a whole new level. Other than the performances, the choir also had many bonding activities such as the Choir Camp held in March. Many games were organised so that we had an opportunity to interact with one another and create strong bonds with each other.

All smiles after their SYF Performance

The junior members also had a chance to take part in the VIA Scubillion Project held at First Toa Payoh Primary School where they interacted with and read stories to Primary 1 and 2 children, helping them benefit from the English Langauge. As a choir, we have developed our musical abilities together as we learnt to take all the struggles and difficulties in stride and always deliver our best on stage. The intrinsic reward that comes thereafter has been fulfilling. All in all, this year has been a fast-paced and exciting journey for us. The Vocal Ensemble at Orientale Concentus

Helping out at Toa Payoh Primary School for Scubillion 2019

Putting in the hard work! Performing at the opening of the SJI heritage gallery - Missio 1852

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Drama Club

(From Left to Right) 4th ROW (BACK): Jaryl Lee, Mohammed Iqbal Sameer Lal S/O, Aarush Nair, Kim Dongkuk, Yuan Chenghao, Maclaren Aidan Ming, Idris Bin Wan Hazari, Aidan Lien Tong Sheng, Chooi Jie Rui Gregory. 3rd ROW: Damien Tay Jia En, Reuel Fong Shi Cheng, Hubert Halim, Robert An-Cheng Shacklock, Teh Keng Heng Travis, Gabriel Seow, Fong Zhi Le, Amal Anand Navin, Tamilvanan Sabesan, Vishal Suresh, Aeden Chng Yu Khye, Shen Zhiming. 2nd ROW: Brandon Tan Jing Kai, Lynuz Rham Panganiban, Graeme Foo Ian Sau, Sarojh J Kalyan, Ryan Timothy Chia, Elby Joseph Roy, Aakhash Nair, Xavier Pan De En, Althan Ng Yit Khuin, Raphael Goh Rae Yang, Naqif Nizar Baledram, Naufal Hakim Bin Razali. 1st ROW (FRONT): Su Ye Kai Edmund, Philip Chan Hian Hui, Mayazhagu Pradeep, Manuel Tristan Pereira, Darren Koh Kai Jie, Ms Nalini Moorthi, Ms Valerie Koh, Ashwin Sunil Hathiramani, Safder Imtiaz, Mohammad Firas, Kaviyarasan Kirubakaran, Daniel Tan Wen Liang. NOT IN PICTURE: Joshua Hanitio, Caden Loke Yip Harng, Chew Jun Shen.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco / in-Charge:

Ms Nalini Moorthi / Teacher-in-Charge Ms Valerie Koh

Darren Koh (ML 401) / President Ashwin Sunil Hathiramani (LE 401) / Vice- President Elby Joseph Roy (LE 401) / EX-CO Safder Imtiaz (ML 402) / Actors Training IC Daniel Tan (MN 402) / Physical Training IC Edmund Su (LE 403)/ Stage and Props Manager Manuel Tristan Pereira (FN 403) / EX-CO Kaviyarasan Kirubakaran (FN 403) / EX-CO Year 3s: Graeme Foo (FN 303) / President Althan Ng (FN 303) / Vice-President Ryan Chia (FN 303) / Actors’ Training IC Idris (LE 301) / Secretary Aidan Lien (ML 302) / Physical Training IC

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The Drama Club participated in the 2019 Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentation where they performed “Wartorn” which was adapted from a local writer’s work. The boys worked very hard and achieved a Certificate of Accomplishment in the presentation. They then presented “Wartorn” again, for staff members, parents and fellow students at the Mutien Fest this year. In order to be realistically prepared for their roles, our wonderful instructor Ms Claire even organised extra workshops for the boys so that they are better able to understand the inner workings of stagecraft. The students also commemorated Total Defence Day by putting up a short performance that illustrated the significance of the five pillars of defence that safeguards Singapore as a nation and participated in the Arts Alive! Showcase for this year.

Make up workshop

In May, the students also took up the challenge where the Year 1 and Year 3 Drama students staged an interactive drama performance to raise awareness of environmental concerns at the Open Little Eyes Conference organised by Singapore Chinese Girls School. The students were able to guide the Primary school students and they found it especially beneficial in honing their dramatic techniques in forum theatre. SJI Drama club also collaborated with the IB/IP academy to commemorate Singalit where the boys performed an excerpt chosen from a local production (Minorities). The boys added some comedy to the representation of the characters who were mostly minorities in a Singapore setting.

Rehearsal at the Open Little Eyes Conference

Collaboration with SCGS

Arts Alive

The cast at Teacher’s Day Performance

Teacher’s Day Performance

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Chinese Cultural Society

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Nathan Yap Ka Jun, Goh Wei Loon Gregory, Pang Kuan Jeng, Chung Dohyun, Lu Zenan Edward, Marsh Dian Lyle Slader, Fan Enrui, Jeff Chan Jing Kai, Matthew Oon Jun-En. 2nd ROW: Lee Chee Yong, Quek Yi Ming, Yee Hao En, Ng Yan Yu, Wang Yi An Charles, Thaddeus Kuah Kiat Ray, Shaun Loh Li Xuan, Wang Zhihuan Felix, Ng Shi Lun, Lim Hong Rui Justin, Kieran Tan Kiat Ren. 1st ROW (FRONT): Jayden Li Jun Peng, Asher Ee Shang Lin, Lai Ye, Wong Ee Seng Max, Ms Koh Dee Yong, Chua Yuyang Declan, Chia Chang Yi Aaron, San Haoyang Andrew, Rayden Tan Rui Duan. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Tay Tze Hoon

Teachers in-Charge: Ms Koh Dee Yong / Teacher-in-Charge Ms Tay Tze Hoon / Assistant Teacher-in-Charge

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The Chinese Cultural Society is a second CCA centered around preserving the Chinese Cultural identity within our Josephians. This year, members participated in a Chinese Drama workshop (March to May) and various Cultural Workshops (July to August) to let them appreciate Chinese culture in an interesting and interactive way. Under the guidance of instructor Mr Chew Keng Long from The Theatre Practice, members learned and developed a basic understanding in scriptwriting and acting. Members engaged in a creative process which connects drama and Chinese idioms as they performed a story to the audience. Members also attended various Chinese Cultural workshops in the second semester.

Handmade Kites

The cultural workshops include Chinese paper cutting, Chinese seal carving, Terracotta Warriors painting and the traditional thread binding of books. We hope to further develop members’ interest through these Chinese Cultural workshops.

Students carving surname

Chinese seal carving

Chinese paper cutting

Threading binding of book

Learning of thread binding of books

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Indian Cultural Society

(From Left to Right) 4th ROW (BACK): S Deenesh, Pughazhendi Jashaanth, Pandi Balaji Bavaesh, Agil Singaraselvan, Surya Subramanian, Rangasamy Kumaramani Rupesh, Prakash Nithil Murugan, Thirumalpathi Thishan, Eniavan Elangovan, Palaniappan Sriram, Sadayan Aqeel Ahmed, Tanishq Gunasekaran, M A Thahseen Rifaath, Thameezh Ahmed Naveen Shamsudin, Abiram T, Ganesan Sridevi Reethick Raju. 3rd ROW: Rahul Singaram Senthilkumar, Srijan Karunakaran, Keshav Anand Sekar, Thirumal Murugan Aswanth, Swaminathan Sivaram, Arumugam Sashang, Bhuvanesawari Padmanathan Surya, Sivasubramanian Dhanasekaran, Satheesh Prabhu Darshan, Ja Sharman, Rajendran Krishnan, Pramod Nattanmi Muralidharan, Baskar Mithun Krishna, Harez Vinshan Sudhan, Ramasamy Soundar Ganesh. 2nd ROW: Senthil Hrithik, Selvaraj Adithya, Meyyappan Karthikeyan, Jeyakumar Mahin, Annamalai Muthiah, R Sactiram Naidu, Manikandan Mithilesh, Thiagarajan Arunesh, Saravana Naveen, R S Shyam, Parameswaran Nithiskrishna, Anandran Shivanand, Tamilvanan Sabesan, Thiyagarajan Sai Prasath. 1st ROW (FRONT): Uma Shankar Suhas, Tamilvanan Tridev, Shananth Sivakumar, Ramesh Babu Rohan Babu, Sanfo Bimal Thomas, Arun Prakkash S/O Swaminathan, Mdm Ravindranath Selvarani, Mohaideen Abdul Kader Fahad, Johnbaskar Allan Robert, Kota Muralidhar, Stalin Muthukumar Bill Sujith Kumaar, Mayazhagu Pradeep, Kaviyarasan Kirubakaran. NOT IN PICTURE: Shriram Kathiresan, Muhammed Irshaad, Fredrick Joseph Kevin, Harshad Pillay, Annamalai Ramesh Santhosh Kumar, Vishal Theerthagiri, Khor Kishan, Velu Mithilesh, Vivek Pramod, Purushothaman Sanjai, Ajay Karthik Balasubramanian, Guru Anand Anish, Krishnakumar Girijesh.

Teachers in-Charge: Mdm Ravindranath Selvarani

Student Exco / in-Charge: Velu Mithilesh (ML 303) / President Fredrick Joseph Kevin (LE 302) / Vice-President Ajay Karthik Balasubramanian (ML 303) / EXCO Member Sriram Palaniappan (LE 302) / EXCO Member

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Throughout the year, members of the Indian Cultural Society (ICS) proved their eloquence and proficiency in Tamil Language and Literature through various platforms. Uma Shankar Suhas and Sanfo Bimal Thomas (Y4 IP students) took part in a research presentation competition organised by the Annamalai University Alumni Association, where they had to present about Tamil in future technology. Despite fierce competition from top schools in Singapore, our boys clinched the 3rd place. Our ICS members have showcased not only their eloquence but also other aspects such as writing and dramatized reading. Earlier this year, the Tamil Language Unit of the MTL Branch in MOE organised the “Budding Writers, Artistes and Poets� Programme in Tamil Language. Our students attended the Short Story Writing, Script writing and Dramatised Reading competitions. After two rounds of eliminations, our students who had participated in these competitions proceeded to the finals of the competition. Packiaraj Alanjoyel from (FN402) won the gold award. The students who had participated in the Script Writing and Dramatised Reading competition, Sanfo Bimal Thomas (ML 401), Shananth Sivakumar (ML 401) and Vishal Theerthagiri (MN 402) also put in their best effort, and won the gold award as well. Finally, this year would not have been eventful if not for the ICS camp held this year. The camp aims to orientate the lower secondary participants with activities such as an Amazing Race as well as workshops by external vendors and university representatives. This camp was undeniably a great opportunity for the senior section and the junior section to bond, one of its key aims. It has been yet another fulfilling year for our Indian Cultural Society members.

Packiaraj Alanjoyel receives the gold award

Sanfo (ML 401), Vishal (Mn 402), Shananth (ML 401) achieved the gold award

Senior Section students who organised the ICS Camp

Our ICS boys learning traditional martial arts

Our ICS boys learning new moves

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Malay Cultural Society

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Idris Bin Wan Hazari, Harris Bin Mohd Zailani, Fahym Admir Bin Abdul Razak, I’sa Bin Jamil, Daniyal Bin Mohd Borhan, Naufal Amir Bin Safarudin, Faris Aqil Bin Abdul Malek. 2nd ROW: Naufal Hakim Bin Razali, Auza’i Alfaruq Bin Mohamad Azali, Lutfil Hadi Bin Iskandar, Ayman Bin Azhar, Adeel Ihsan Bin Mohammad Nazri, Harris Bin Juraimi, Raiyan Idraki Bin Herwandy, Fakhrul Hayyat Bin Sharul Hisham. 1st ROW (FRONT): Mikaeel Irfaan Bin Nazrool, Saif Gulam S/O Mohamed Shameer, Imran Zaki Bin Mohamed Azam, Lutfi Hadi Bin Marzuki, Ms Fauziah Hussein, Shahril Fazly Bin Mohamed Rashef, Abdul Qawim Bin Taufeeq Affendy, Hafiz Bin Zaidi, Rais Amar Danial Bin Ezani Rais.

Teachers in-Charge: Ms Fauziah Hussein

Student Exco / in-Charge: Lutfi Hadi Bin Marzuki (LE 403) / President Shahril Fazly Bin Mohamed Rashef (FN 401) / Vice-President Imran Zaki Bin Mohamed Azam (ML 401) / Committee Member Hafiz Bin Zaidi (MN 402) / Committee Member

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Rakan Bahasa Ambassadors 2019 Lutfi Hadi Bin Marzuki (LE 403) and Imran Zaki Bin Mohamed Azam (ML 401) have been appointed by Singapore Malay Language Council as the Rakan Bahasa or the Malay Language ambassadors representing SJI. During the Launching of Bulan Bahasa on 7 September 2019, they took roles as museum guides to explain the artefacts in Malay Language. Among the guests are President Halimah Yacob and Malay MPs. Sayembara Sastera Competition @ Raffles Girls’ Secondary School The Sayembara Sastera Competition on 3 July, is the Poetry Writing and Poetry Recital Competitions organised at the national level. This was a memorable day for SJI as three of our participants emerged as winners in the different categories: • Lutfil Hadi Bin Iskandar (FN 202) – 3rd position in the Poetry Recital for Lower Sec Category • Muhammad Daiyan Bin Iskandar (LE 203) – 3rd position in the Poetry Writing for Lower Sec Category • Idris Bin Wan Hazari (LE 301) – 1st position in the Poetry Writing for Upper Sec Category Learning Journey @ Kampong Glam On 9 July, the Year 1 and Year 2 students visited Kampong Glam. Our guided tour gave us greater insights into the Malay culture and heritage. We had the opportunity to experience Malay dining at the Padi Restaurant where we learned about the significance and the different dishes of Nasi Ambeng, a popular Malay traditional food. This was followed by a visit to the Malay Cultural Heritage Museum where the students had a hands-on experience in folding the epok-epok (Malay curry puff) and playing traditional games.

Learning the art of playing angklung

Malay dining experience of nasi ambeng

Angklung and Batik Painting Workshops The members also had the opportunity to learn the art of playing Angklung, a traditional musical instrument at a workshop held on 29 January and expressed their creativity in Batik painting on 5 March. It was indeed an enriching experience for the boys!

SJI finalists at the sayembara sastera competition

The boys proudly showing their batik painting

SJI Rakan Bahasa With MP Rahayu Mahzam and Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim

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Green Club

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Do Thien Phuc, Nguyen Pham Minh Quan, Phillip Nathaniel Hanan, Lin Sixun, Yuan Chenghao, Qiu Tianchen, Wu Zixin, Zheng Botao, Lu Mengxuan, Wang Chenyang, Rupertus Tristan Raka Amadeo, Miao Qiaozi, Ma Yitao. 2nd ROW: Geraldus Audric Herawan, Uy Robert Frederik Diaz, Maverick Mikhail Remiel, Nguyen Quang Minh, Dinh Cao Tue, Theofilus Steven Luisan, Zhang Zhuoyu, Chen Yizhou, Lin Zhaoyuan, Kennaldy Lukman, Peter Hadi Wijaya, Hu Jiamo, Owen Nigel Tjiptarahardja, Justin Dalva Wicent, Nguyen Luu Giang Nam. 1st ROW (FRONT): Do Minh Khang, Bruce Lie, Eric Sani Winata, Nguyen Cao Duy, Richard Tanujaya, Ms Gina Tan, Wang Ruojin, Jonathan Hartadi, Razi Ahmad, Nguyen Luong Nguyen Hung, Wang Haoji. NOT IN PICTURE: Nguyen Khoi Nguyen.

Teachers in-Charge: Ms Gina Tan

Student Exco / in-Charge: Richard Tanujaya (MN402) / President Wang Ruojin (FN403) / Vice-President Razi Ahmad (MN402) / Exco Member Nguyen Cao Duy (FN403) / Exco Member Jonathan Hartadi (LE403) / Exco Member Eric Sani Winata (FN403) / Exco Member

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This year, SJI Green Club collaborated with the planning committee for class leaders and initiated a training workshop for the Year. 1 green ambassadors. The objective is to create an awareness about the environmental efforts in SJI and equip them with the basic skills and right mindsets to keep their classrooms clean. This training will be an annual feature from this year. Nature conservation and biodiversity continues to be an important part of our programme as we partnered National Parks Board in their Learning Forest Educational Programme for the second year. Over 4 hands-on sessions, the students learnt about horticultural maintenance, invasive species management, habitat enhancement and tree inventory. They also conducted a wildlife survey to record the data of birds, butterflies and dragonflies. These sessions really enriched their learning and the boys enjoyed themselves very much.

At the Learning Forest

In the month of April leading to Earth Day, an art installation called ‘plastic wave� was built at the foyer. This was a collaborative effort between the SJI Green Club and Ecology Club to raise awareness towards the dire issue of marine plastic pollution that is causing many marine animals to die. The school community was also encouraged to join in to build the installation and grow the wave by recycling their empty plastic water bottles. Hence, by taking the right actions, everyone in SJI makes a concerted effort to be part of the solution and not part of the problem. Dragonfly watch survey at Singapore Botanic Gardens

A tree planting session at the Learning Forest

Plastic wave green intallation built from plastic water bottles

The members enjoying themselves at the Canopy Web of the Learning Forest

A lesson on Invasive Species Management

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Robotics Club

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Julian Benedict Sng Kai Yang, P G Rahul Nivash, Sumugan Kapilan, Dean Leigh Tan, Shen Zhiming. 2nd ROW: Seth Olav Yong, Nitishwar Mohan Natarajan, Faris Aqil Bin Abdul Malek, Zheng Zhouyang, Medhansh Bhagchandani, Lynuz Rham Panganiban. 1st ROW (FRONT): Jeremiah Wong Hunn Pin, Ramesh Babu Rohan Babu, Ng Aik Shuan Keene, Mr Michael Poh Swee Hsien, Ms Sundari Lakshmanan, Russell Low, Earl John Amiel Del Rosario Castillo. NOT IN PICTURE: Heng Zheng Yang Jayden, Louis Christopher Yu, Chakravarty Johaan Ajay, Tay Jareth, Caleb Ryan Lim.

Teachers in-Charge: Mr Michael Poh Swee Hsien Ms Sundari Lakshmanan

Student Exco / in-Charge: Russell Low (FN401) / Chairman Ramesh Babu Rohan Babu (LE402) / Vice Chairman

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This year, the SJI Robotics Club participated in the National Robotics Competition during September 2019.

Russell showing Julian the ropes

Julian’s car

Zhi Ming trying his hands on EV3 for the first time

Year 4 farewell party

Mr Poh’s creation

Sumugan’s car

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Legion of Mary (Ark of Covenant Praesidium)

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Ravind Andrew Sivakuma, Ian Zachary Wong Tze Tsun, Joshua Jon Lenus, Kelson Loke U-Keat, Russell Yom Zhenyi, Matthias Chee Youkang, Chua Jing Ren George 2nd ROW: Xander Chew, ,Johann Haw Yuan En, Alexander Wong Ming Kai, Wee Yi De John-Paul, Bathan Rhynier Mikkel Gagasa, Alexander Damian Muthu, Jarrod Koh Jie En, Willmott Jeremias Coen Kai Yan, Calvin Tan Qi Rui, Justin Sean Robert 1st ROW (FRONT): Isaac Yap Guan Teng, Bathan Carlle Ehlrondt Gagasa, Khoo Ming Hui Ethan, Joshua Cyriac Varghese, Mrs Josephine Lee, Joseph Christic Moral, Ryan Tan Kee Liang, Koh Khee Png Matthew, Lucas Tan Jia Jing, Yong Chong You Ambrose.

Legion of Mary (Our Lady of Good Counsel Praesidium)

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Oliver Ching Sze Hao, Bernard Lim Pin Liang, Ian Nai Chiak Hng, Loh Jun Kang Bastien, Koh Tze Tsuen Daniel, Luke Christian Tan Ern Wei, Gavin Tan Yong Sheng, Andrei Ann De Rui, Jacob Danzle Theseira, Marc Leong Weng Mun, Satoshi Magata, Jonathan Hay Jing Kai, Titus James Snodgrass, Matthew Doo Zheng En, Sing Yu Xuan. 2nd ROW: Robert Lim Teck Howe, Aidan Shaun Choo, Jonathan Hee Weizhe, Conall Wong Yan Han, Livio Marc Gabriel Occhipinti, Nicholas Gerard Koenig, Penaredondo Josh Emmanuel Momongan, Tan Kai Wen Ignatius, Articona Matthew Calutan, Cayden Fobrogo, Wong Yin Mun Javen, Chong Ka Yeng Preston Peter. 1st ROW (FRONT): Edmund Wong Chun Kiat, Salvador Joaquin Alonzo Awat, Damien Gerard Lai, Choong Fui Shaun Anthony, Ms Deborah Goh, Packiaraj Alanjoyel, Dominic Foong, Chan Tuck Kean Aaron, Neubronner Joshua Adam, Sherman Tan Woon Kai. NOT IN PICTURE: Isaac Jeremiah Chuan Joon, Ryan Ng.

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Legion of Mary (Queen of All Saints Praesidium)

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Gabriel Lim Kaixun, Hong Yee Teck Michael, Aidan Malcolm Mok Choon Guan, Evan Ng Yin Leong, Isaac Joshua Ang Kai Yi, Michael Yang Wei Liang, David Yeong Jie Jun, Premshan Christopher Singh, Lim Qun Ming Joshua, Andrew Chin, Justin Chee Tse Chong, Ryann Cheah Ui-En, Jeremiah Paul Tan Li, Samuel Ee Kai Woon, Michael Ng Chen Han, Lee Chi Yuen Cedric, Cosmas Lew Jie Kai. 2nd ROW: Julian Benedict Sng Kai Yang, Lye Kai Xuan Dylan, Gabriel Peck Jin Jie, Sebastian Tay, Matthew Goile Jian Feng, Fong Zhi Le, Lee Wei Xuan Adriel, Lynuz Rham Panganiban, Luke Ang Jia Jun, Edward Thomas Patani, Julien Christian Tremolieres, Samuel Tan Hong Yew, Raphael Tan Juan Kang, Amal Anand Navin, Joel John Teo Wei Xin, Kieran Krygsman, Joshua Goh, Joshua Yee Shui Kit, Jerome Gabriel Lee Jun Yi. 1st ROW (FRONT): Alessandro Louiz D’silva, Tan Wen Pin, Joel Wong Yan Heng, Ethan Goh, Mr Dominic Ang, Manuel Pereira, Tay Jun Yi Joshua, Alexander Chong An Lui, Matthew Ng Chen Hao, Dylan Joel Wong Jia Jun. NOT IN PICTURE: Christian Sim Jiah Yong, Goh Jun-Wei Justin, Timothy Tan, Heng Xian Wei Justin, Gabriel Russell Quek.

Legion of Mary (Seat of Wisdom Praesidium)

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Joshua Ling Hee Kai, Darius Lye Ze Qi, Ian Buxton Sia, Christian Gregory Lim Tye Jin, Tay Jun Yi Javier, Bian Gede, Gratio Candid Wahyudinata, Ho Justin, Timothy Chin Wei Quan, Joshua Low Choon Wei, Tan Minh Thanh Ernest Thomas. 2nd ROW: Aeden Chng Yu Khye, Horikawa Tan Hideya Raphael, Timothy Tan Zhi Jie, James Lee Cheang Yang, Soh Ning Ge Christopher, Isaac Koh Le, Koh Liang Jie Matthew, Gabriel Seow, James Choong Fui Jae, Kieran James Kwok Ngai Chi, Lucas Lee Kay Eong, Jotham Gerard Nicholas, Jonas Wong Jun Yi. 1st ROW (FRONT): Paul David Arendain Talam, Lim Zhi Quan Emmanuel, Nicholas Tan Yi-Jia, Gatongay Ryqx Manoza, Mrs Sandra Lee, Gordon Lau Chee Fong, Xavier Pan De En, Luke Xavier Chew Wen Xiong, Chan Ler Zachary, Zuzarte Trey Alexander Ki’an.

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Legion of Mary (Refuge of Sinners Praesidium)

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Maria Florentina Audrey Odang, Nicole Lee Zhimin, Sophie Chin Shu Yu, Grace Goek Hui Si, Annemarie Therese Lim Si Ting, Chloe Lim Zhi Fen, Clementine Bella Putri Santosa. 2nd ROW: Russell Michael Goh Wei Ming, Christian Thaddeus Beh Liang Ker, Jacob Seng Keng Hui, Anirudh Arun, Josef Evan Halim, Ian Tan Wei, Kwong Jon, Seow Wen Kai John, Alexander Wilfred Chew Fu Chong, Maximillian Lim Sheng Lee. 1st ROW (FRONT): Tan Ern Hwee Luke, Dorothy Boyle, Caleon Paul William Santos, Mr Kelvin Seet, Jhunne Philippe A Elasigue, Ng Khuan Yee Lucia Marie, Anastasia Kurniadi, Lucas Huan Zhi Kai. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Cherie Chua, Chuan Zi Ying Juliet Michaela, Neo Xin En John, Lionel Koh Han, Rovin Thomas, Jared Yit Chor Hon.

Teachers in-Charge:

Student Exco/ in-Charge:

Mrs Josephine Lee / Ark of Covenant praesidium Ms Deborah Goh / Our Lady of Good Counsel praesidium Mr Dominic Ang / Queen of All Saints praesidium Mrs Sandra Lee / Seat of Wisdom praesidium) Mr Kelvin Seet / Refuge of Sinners praesidium

Ark of Covenant Joseph Christic Moral (FN402) / President Bathan Carlle Ehlrondt Gagasa (ML402) / Vice President Our Lady of Good Counsel President: Packiaraj Alanjoyel (FN402) Queen of All Saints (1) Manuel Tristan Pereira (FN403) / President Joshua Tay Jun Yi (LE402) / Vice President Queen of All Saints (2) Ethan Gerard Goh Qing Qun (FN402) / President Joel Wong Yan Heng (MN402) / Vice President Seat of Wisdom Gordon Lau Chee Fong (ML402) / President Gatongay Ryqx Manoza (FN402) / Vice President Refuge of Sinners Jhunne Philippe A. Elasigue (TG607) / President Caleon Paul William Santos (TG608) / Vice President

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The five praesidia of Legion of Mary together with St. Vincent de Paul society and the Young Christian Society form the Catholic community in SJI. The Legion of Mary provides faith formation by praying the rosary and contact work. Some of the work by the legionaries include leading the daily morning prayers in the chapel and weekly Wednesday mass. We aim to provide a strong community for the Catholic boys to support each other in their faith journey through their sharing during legion meeting and by attending the various Catholic activities organized for them. The annual activities that the legionaries organized together with the other Catholic societies are: 1. 2. 3. 4.

Lasallian Youth Catholic camp on 15 – 16 March Lenten Vigil on 18 – 19 April Pilgrimage to Mt. Carmel on 16 July We also extend our community to the larger legion community of all the legionaries in other Catholic schools under the Immaculate Heart of Mary junior curia. 5. Acies on 9 March at St. Patrick’s School where all the legionaries come together to pledge the legion promise to our Mother Mary. 6. Annual General Reunion (AGR) on 19 October at St. Anthony’s Canossian Secondary 7. Founder’s Day Mass (Founder of the Legion of Mary, Frank Duff) on 28 October at the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd Through our activities, we hope to build a strong faith foundation of prayer and work and to inculcate a strong culture of service in the Catholic community within and beyond SJI. The boys found fulfilment in the Legion of Mary despite it being their second co-curriculum activities. Many boys stayed on beyond the first year compulsory attendance to further enrich their Catholic experience in school.

Founder’s Day Mass

Reflection at Botanical Gardens during Lasallian Youth Catholic Societies Camp

Annual General Reunion (AGR)

Church Visitation during Lenten Vigil

Fellowship dinner during the Lasallian Youth Catholic Societies Camp

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Society of St Vincent de Paul (SSVP)

(From Left to Right)

3rd ROW (BACK): Rayappan Silvin Jacob, Keith Eldriech Tanya Young, Lim Sheng Kai Ethan, Horatius Koh Jin Yang, Ng Sean Maximillian. 2nd ROW: Jonathan Law Jia Heng, Thomas Goh Lu Yang, Gabriel Seet Wen An, Justin Benedict Yu, Thng Kai Jun Aidan, Brandon Samuel Teo Hou Yang, Isaac Tay Jia Jun. 1st ROW (FRONT): Assis Franklin Kevin Benedict, Kyran Marc Tan Kai, Isaac Surendran, Mdm Lee Pick Siew, Mrs Lorraine Vastel, Joel Roche, Goh Yi Cheng Nicholas, Jerome Chan Jiesheng. NOT IN PICTURE: Damian Liew Jun Xiang, Teo Joon Yik Joshua.

Teachers in-Charge: Mdm Lee Pick Siew / Teacher-In-Charge Mrs Lorraine Vastel / Asst Teacher-in-Charge

Student Exco / in-Charge: Isaac Surendran (ML402) / President

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This year, the Society of St Vincent de Paul were blessed to be able to help the elderly at Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital. We visited the hospital and put smiles on the faces of the elderly through participating in various activities with them. Many of us were also able to forge meaningful bonds with the elderly we interacted with. In February, the Society of St Vincent de Paul also went the extra mile by organising an Ang Pow Collection for Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital. Through the warm and generous donations of all Josephians we were able to help defray the operating cost of the hospital. In May, we also organised a very special Easter Egg Hunt for the elderly. It was truly a joy to be able to see the elderly laugh and be excited again. In August, our many National Day activities for the home were varied and exciting, from colouring the National Flower, Vanda Miss Joaquim, to having tea and traditional snacks at the Home’s cafe.

Year 1s with volunteer @ KWS Hospital

We are incredibly grateful for the opportunity to help these elderly, and we pray that we will be able to do even more to help them next year. Helping the elderly has truly opened our eyes and and touched our hearts.

Celebrating National Day with the KWS residents

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Young Christian Students (YCS)

(From Left to Right) 3rd ROW (BACK): Francis Leong, Marcus Ng, Christopher Then Kai Jie, Viyagularesh Marshal Jones, Vallen Yap Wei-Ren, Isaac Matthias Teo, Matthew Aaron Chan Chun Fong, Emmanuel Gerard Tan Zhu Hao. 2nd ROW: Aguilar Anthony Charles Lim, Felix Joseph Francis, Aidan Khoo, Conrad Gregory Chen, Paul Yuen Yong Kang, Kang Chan Philippe V, Samuel Teng, Lim Yee Kiat Zachary, Hay Zhi Sheng Japheth John. 1st ROW (FRONT): Khoo Kai Rui Ignatius, Joel Lee Jing Han, Kong Zong Teng Joshua, Philip Chan Hian Hui, Ian Lim Sheng Ee, Mr Nigel Fabular, Marcus Teo Yih Liang, Colin Toh Sze Peng, Chen Meng Boon Marcus, Salamante Jacey Ryan Lizardo, Reuben David Louis.

Teachers in-Charge: Mr. Nigel Fabular

Student Exco / in-Charge: Ian Lim Sheng Ee (FN402) / Chairman Christian Ng Aik Jiak (ML403) / Vice Chairman Philip Chan Hian Hui (FN402) / Ex-Co Member

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The YCS welcomed all the first-year Catholic students at the Catholic camp, to enable them to imbibe the Catholic spirit and traditions in SJI. It was an overnight activity in the school which was facilitated by the teachers and senior members of the different Catholic societies. The camp was followed by the annual YCS pizza party to welcome the new members of YCS and to foster friendship and camaraderie between the senior and the junior members. The pizza party began with a football game and culminated with a simple meal in the school canteen. Throughout the year, YCS continued its faith sharing activities facilitated by the representatives from YCS Singapore. This activity enriches and deepen the faith of the YCS members and contributes to members developing a deeper understanding of themselves and caring for one another.

Faith sharing activity

Faith sharing was also accompanied by praise and worship activities and different group bonding activities which made the YCS session more meaningful for our members. We also had our annual Lenten pilgrimage and church visitation on Maundy Thursday, which is the highlight of Catholic activities in SJI. The year ended with the Catholic leaders retreat which aims to prepare our new leaders for the task and the ministry that they have to fulfil in the following year. Traditional Pizza party to welcome the new members of YCS

The future leaders of YCS in their soccer bonding activity

Leaders of YCS 2019

Year 1 orientation activity

Leadership training-retreat

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Astronomy Club Teacher in-Charge: Mr Joogal Kishor Student ExCo: Sudeesh Thiagu (ML512) / President Ethan Ng (MN519) / Vice-President Anirudh Arun (MN518) / Secretary Anthony Hermanto (ML512) /Treasurer Jeffrey Jerold Stanley / Teaching Facilitator

SJI’s Astronomy Club had a fruitful development this year. With the newly elected leaders of the club, many new enriching plans have been outlined to boost Astronomy Club into a far more appealing and enhanced CAS option for the students.

Locating Jupiter

The 4 main events that the Astronomy Club have successfully held and participated in are: the Club’s Night Session, Raffles Institution’s (RI) Astronite, Astrochallenge and the SAND 2019 Dinner by Astronomy.SG. The SAND Dinner held in ITE College East, helped members of various Astronomy Clubs across Singapore to interact and connect with each other. Our SJI Astronomy members connected with Astronomer from NUS, who subsequently helped us out at our Club’s Night Session. The Night Session enabled our members to step out of their comfort zone and communicate with others beyond SJI and to learn how they conduct their astronomy sessions. Our main participant in the Astrochallenge, Bella Sentosa, says, “Through my participation in Astrochallenge, I was given the opportunity to build upon my love for stargazing with higher level astrophysics and basic observation skills. It was also a privilege to get to know other youth astronomers from various schools and collaborate and compete with them in growing our passion for astronomy.”

Aligning the telescope

The RI Astronite served as an example of a model for our Club. Our members learned that astronomy should not be portrayed in a distant, overly intellectual manner, but to be presented as a ‘food-for-thought’ to the public. In order to garner greater interest in astronomy, they should not be intimidated by the technicalities, but be curious to explore what science has to offer. Adjustment to locate Saturn

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Ecology Club Teacher in-Charge: Mrs Isobel Lee Student ExCo: Kumaraguru Hariesh (ML511) / (President) Vu Min Huy (LE508) Anirudh Arun (MN518) Michelle Tricia Soewito (ML511) Sureshbabu Bharati (FN501)

The Ecology Club and the Green Club participated in NParks’ “Dragonfly Watch 2019”, as part of the NParks “Community in Nature (CIN) Biodiversity Watch” series. As volunteers, the students were given the opportunity to undergo dragonfly identification. From these classes, they were not only equipped with the knowledge to identify the 23 basic dragonfly species by sight, but also the protocol skills needed to organise site surveys such as determining the ‘wildness score’ of a water body. The students also headed to the Botanic Gardens’ various water bodies that contributed to Singapore’s very own ecological database. This experience taught them insightful scientific skills and allowed them to better appreciate the fascinating biodiversity which is integral to Singapore’s natural landscape. In April this year, the Ecology Club collaborated with the Green Club to create a “Plastic Wave” installation. This was one of our initiatives taken to commemorate Earth Week, specifically to raise SJI’s awareness towards the issue of marine plastic pollution. Comprising of used plastic bottles collected from the school population, the plastic wave art installation serves as a visual representation of the gravity of plastic pollution– acting as a metaphorical ‘wave’ of rubbish which will inundate our planet if left unchecked. Through this installation, it is hoped that everyone will realise the necessity to be more prudent in their usage of plastics, making a concerted effort to protect the oceans’ marine species and ultimately, the future of our planet.

Collaboration with the Green Club to create the plastic wave art installation

Waiting for plastic wave to form

The Ecology Club also continued its Native Species planting project. Leveraging on the Biodiversity theme, they were blessed to secure a site on the school campus that will be left untouched. This plot will be planted with native Singaporean species to promote flora and fauna growth within SJI! Dragonfly survey at Botanic Gardens

Native species site identified

Dragonfly survey

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Film Club Teacher in-Charge: Mr. Mark Tan Student ExCo: Nah Yee Chern (FN505) / President Lee Jia Heng (FN505) / Vice-President Ko Yee Jie Jeffrey (FN502) / Secretary Christian Ang Kai Xuan (ML303) /Secretary

SJI Film Club gives students the opportunity to bring their ideas and stories to life. We also focus on capturing the SJI experience in moving images, immortalising the stories, memories, and moments that we treasure. This year, from Orientation Camp to the opening of the SJI Heritage Centre, we applied film-making techniques we learnt in documenting significant and memorable events in school. We provide the space and training for students to experiment as they gain invaluable experience in practising various aspects of filmmaking such as cinematography and editing. Currently, we are in the midst of producing our first-ever SJI original short film, in collaboration with Drama Club and YoungXHush.

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Shooting the Teachers’ Day 2019 video

Live streaming of the opening of the SJI Heritage Gallery


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Photography Club Teacher in-Charge: Mr Eugene Ong Student ExCo: Thomas Stuart Holmes (MN519)/ President Grace Cahyadi (FN505)/Vice-President Gabriel Chai (ML512)/ Vice-President Kelly Ng (FN502)/Liasons Executive

“Taking pictures is like tiptoeing into the kitchen late at night and stealing Oreo cookies.” – Diane Arbus Photography CAS aims to inculcate the art of capturing people, faces and places. We’re a small group of enthusiast photographers sharing our love of the image. Besides covering events for school, we arrange for creative sessions involving lighting, Photoshop editing and frequent photo marathons.

Our roving photographers capturing sweet memories at SJI Annual Cross Country 2019

Participants in creative classes trying out different shots

We learn creative lighting in Portraits

Holmes, Grace, Gabriel and Kelly are this year’s Ex-Co members

A beautiful skyline shot during our photomarathon sessions

All smiles for Tricia Mae Wong and Ann Tan

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Society of International and Current Affairs (SICA) Teacher in-Charge: P Marakatham Student ExCo: Ryan Ng Chia Teck (LE510)/Secretary General Nillaa K Pillay (LE508)/Deputy Secretary General Gideon Tan Zhi Ming (LE510)/Head of Academics Kristen Tam Kai Ying(LE508)/Head of Finance Christian Elijah Low (FN518)/Head of Conference Tyren James Leahey (FN502)/Head of Communications

SJIMUN is a Model United Nations conference held yearly and is organised by of the Society of International and Current Affairs (SICA), a student-led CAS with the goal to motivate youths to become active, concerned global citizens, as well as to provide a platform for debate and creative solutions to some of the current global problems. The theme for this year’s SJIMUN’s conference is Architects of a Better World. Drawing inspiration from President Truman’s opening address when the United Nations officially came into existence, the Secretariat decided on the theme as it perfectly encapsulates the enduring vision of the United Nations. Throughout the course of the conference, the delegates worked together to find creative solutions to world problems with the aim of building a better world. We also wanted the theme to inspire delegates to take real actions in their everyday life with regards to global affairs that they are passionate about.

SJIMUN Secretariat (from left to right): Kristen Tam Kai Ying (Head of Finance), Gideon Tan Zhi Ming (Head of Academics), Nillaa K Pillay (Deputy Secretary General), Ryan Ng Chia Teck (Secretary General), Christian Elijah Low (Head of Conference), Tyren James Leahey (Head of Communications)

Dr Rajagobal speaking in Q&A session

Held from 8-10 November 2019, the opening ceremony was graced by our guest speaker, Dr Navin Rajagopal (Director Academic Affairs, Senior Lecturer Global Affairs, Yale-Nus College), who gave an insightful lecture on the Challenges to Multilateralism in an increasingly polarised world, followed by an engaging Question & Answer session. With more than 200 participants from over 14 schools, students immersed themselves in fruitful debates over issues such as an intellectual property,genetically modified organisms, economic integration, security cooperation, nuclear disarmament, the use of force against non-state actors and the Rohingya and the Iranian Crisis. It was an intensely stimulating and enriching experience for the student organisers and participants of this year’s SJIMUN. We look forward to using the experience and lessons learned this year for next year’s event.

Delegate asking a question during the opening ceremony

Voting for a resolution in a council

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Visual Arts Club Teacher in-Charge: Mrs Pennie Ong Student ExCo: Ashley Tan Yu Shuen (FN501) / President Kelly Cheung (ML512) / Vice-President Ethan Lewis Ng Cheng Ye (MN519) Ta Khanh Ngoc (MN517)

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Digital graphic design workshop Watercolour workshop Ceramics workshop IB Visual Art exhibition - support Visit to the AEP exhibition Open House 2020 campaign designs SJI Community Project - Fashion Forward (Oct) Designing of Ecology Club Event posters

Visual Arts Club members

The Visual Arts Club (VAC) is a space for students to enrich their artistic pursuits in fine arts and design. The objective of the club is to develop the interest and refine the aesthetic skills of its members. It is a supportive community where its members share their knowledge and in turn, learn from the expertise of one another. In 2019, VAC explored digital graphic design, watercolour and ceramics. For digital graphic design, the club mastered the various tools of Adobe Photoshop like editing images and using a filter. In another module, VAC focused on the techniques of watercolour. The complexities of each stroke of the brush and the degree of pigmentation were explored and maneuvered in the sessions. Lastly, in ceramics, the rolling, kneading and molding of clay allowed for the expression of creativity, and resulted in many original, quirky and delicate masterpieces.

Discussing the techniques used

The immersion in art did not just end there - the club visited the Art Elective Exhibition to appreciate the artworks of other students in Singapore. We also supported our peers by attending SJI’s IB Year 6 Visual Art Graduation Exhibition. To not just see, but experience the breathtaking intricacies of each artwork close-up was an eye-opening experience. The brilliance of each artwork was exciting, exhilarating and it inspired every member to achieve the same creativity and excellence in their work. The club also designed the Open House 2020 campaign materials. Tremendous effort was put into the making of the logo, banners, posters and flyers, but it was an honour to be able to serve our school in the way that our club knew best.

Looking at the Art Journals

Adobe Photoshop artworks

At the AEP exhibition

Listening to the art story

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Vocapella Teacher in-Charge: Ms Elizabeth Debbie Mosbergen Student ExCo: Adam Christopher Yamson Chan (ML 511) / President

Vocapella is an a capella group where the students perform anything from dedicated a capella pieces to covers of pop songs. Vocapella regularly participates in major school events. Accepting even those with little or no musical background but a desire and love for singing, the CAS focuses on creating a meaningful experience for its members by giving them opportunities to better themselves, not only in singing, but also in working with each other to achieve a common goal. With each song added to its repertoire, Vocapella continues to grow closer and reach greater heights. 2019 saw Vocapella perform twice for the school, first standing on stage during the Mutien Festival with The Real “I Sing You Sing” and next with their rendition of Keane’s “Somewhere Only We Know” during the Teachers’ Day Celebration, inspired greatly by Glee’s version. Behind the scenes for these performances were numerous hours of rehearsals, meetings, reflections, and vocal technique sessions, often lasting well into the early evening. Overcoming the many obstacles of parallel commitments and improvised compositions, Vocapella has strived through and managed to put on shows they can be proud of.

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Vocapella at Mutien Festival

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Badminton Teacher in-Charge: Dr Lee Lye Hin Student ExCo: Wee Su Ying (TG603) / Captain Daniel Wang (TG609) / Vice Captain Lauren Lim Rae Ning (TG605) Joaquim Cheah U-Jun (TG607) Matthew Anthony Hartono (TG613)

Badminton CAS is a recreational CAS that aims to form a bonded and supportive community that is passionate about badminton. Through this community, we hope to be able to evoke a deeper love for badminton and also, to improve each member’s skills set regardless of their level of proficiency. Since 2018, the CAS has grown tremendously as there was greater interest in the sport. Throughout the 2 years, members have been consistent in their attendance and their effort for each training. This is especially during the intense physical training sessions under our new coach, Mr Jason Teoh, who is an established school team badminton coach. During these training sessions, members would encourage each other to push on and would wait for one other at the finishing line. It is not about who is able to finish the set of exercises in the fastest time, but rather the assistance and support that members provide for each other through their tiniest actions. The growth of this community is unlike any other conventional competitive CAS that aims to achieve significant accomplishments; instead it focuses on the seemingly insignificant weekly contributions by every member.

Year 6 player, Clarence doing a free court drill where the coach serves to any of the 6 points in the court. Being an experienced singles player, this pushes Clarence to his limit.

Year 6s’ physical training consisting of push ups, burpees, sit ups, and planks, 5 sets each of 20 reps.

The dedication of Coach Jason has helped our members stretch their potential according to their different levels of ability. A novice in badminton would have been able to learn the basic strokes such as lobbing and smashing, while an experienced player would have been able to improve upon their accuracy of strokes and rotational movement for doubles.

Continuation of Year 6s’physical training after completing one set. Despite being unaccustomed to the high intensity, they still pushed on to finish the training.

Shri trying out a backhand serve during a game of doubles, partnering Vice-captain, Annabelle.

Year 5 doing drop net drills. Currently, both members are moving back after approaching the net for a lift, getting ready to drop their opponents.

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Dance Teacher in-Charge: Ms Eileen Su Student ExCo: Elizabeth Ong Jin Hui (FN505) / President Chaar Tim Avryl (MN519) / Vice-President Gail Ler Kay Lynn ) (ML515) / Vice-President Lim Ee Kin Edmund (ML513) / Creative Director Sheng Zhixin (FN505) / Creative Director

Dance is an action CAS that allows its members to explore and develop their creativity, and to aim to be able to dance at both recreational and competitive levels. 2019 has been a fruitful year for the Dance CAS students. With the newly elected leaders of the Dance CAS, many new initiatives have been planned to evoke a deeper love for dance as well as to generate greater interest in dance as a CAS option. Through the regular training sessions and the active engagement and collaboration within the school community, the dance students not only developed their skills sets regardless of their level of proficiency but also enhanced their technical proficiency and artistic expressiveness. Moreover, the students deepened their understanding of collaboration, teamwork, and discipline through all the activities and performances. During the preparation for the Lunchtime Jam performance, the Ex-co team came up with the choreography amidst the stress from academic work. The commitment and perseverance shown by all the members shone through in their performances. The Teacher’s Day performance has been the most memorable performance for the group. The Exco team and the dancers practise tirelessly and the collaborative effort that combined everyone’s passion for dance led to great success.

The dance team

Teacher’s Day performance

One of the dancers said, “Dancing has always been my passion and joining this CAS came as second nature to me so that I was able to receive proper training and pick up new skills. It has also allowed me to learn from fellow batch mates who have had the dancing experience, as well as learn more about the various genres of dance.“ Dance CAS has been an extremely enjoyable experience for all members this year. The dancers have followed their passion and explored various genres of dance; they also made meaningful friendships with like-minded people from the cohort.

Solo dancer

Happy moment after Teacher’s Day performance Fun shot

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Dragonboat Teacher in-Charge: Student ExCo:

Mr Jamues Nicholas Ng Mr Paolo Macario Mr Raymond Karam Belinda Chia Shiyi (TG609) / (Captain) Yu Than Su Juan (TG617) / (Vice-Captain (Mens) Natalie Tan Hui Qi (TG607) / (Vice-Captain (Ladies) Calista Ong Siang Ting (TG607) / (Team manager) Josh Ethan Gabriel (TG611) / (Pink Spartan Coordinator)

On the 1 June 2019, SJI participated in the DBS Marina Regatta National Inter-school A Division at the Marina Bay. This race marks a key milestone for our students who have been working hard and successfully endured numerous gruelling land and water training sessions. SJI fielded a total of 52 athletes in 6 categories: • 2 x DB 12 crew Boys • 2 x DB 12 crew Girls • 1 x DB 22 crew Boys • 1x DB 22 crew Girls

Our A Division Crew

After battling fiercely against tough opponents through the heats and finals, the team emerged with a total of 3 bronze titles from the DB12 girls, DB22 girls and DB22 boys 200m events as well as winning a cash prize of $2500 SGD. Beyond racing, SJI Dragonboat CAS members also seek to contribute back to society through its own ways. In partnership with the Pink Spartans, a dragonboat team for cancer survivors and supporters, the SJI Dragonboat team members spend our Saturday mornings training alongside members of Pink Spartans. We also took part in the Dragon Boat Exhibition Race at Row For Hope on 8 June 2019. Organised by the National Cancer Centre Singapore and Oxbridge Society of Singapore, it featured a series of boat races in celebration of cancer survivorship.

Team SJI in prayer before the race

2019 was indeed a fruitful year for the SJI Dragonboat Team. Despite the challenges and obstacles faced, the series of tests taught us the value of hard work and perseverance. Truly the blood, sweat and tears the students shed together has forged a strong sense of camaraderie amongst us and bound us closer than family. The memories they have made are memories they will hold close to their hearts.

SJI with Pink Spartans at 2019 Row for Hope

Dragonboat CAS Photo with Fr. Danker

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Football / Woccer Teacher in-Charge: Ms Doreen Mak Ms Linda So Mrs Margaret Yam Student ExCo: Grace Tham Xiao En (TG619) / (Captain) Tiffany See Xiu Ru (TG611) / (Vice-Captain) Goh Yi Ning Lauren (TG611) / (Vice-Captain) Jerryn Wee Yu Ting (TG612) / (Secretary) Ho Matsuoka Evangalista Miyuki Sophia (TG604) / (Admin) Siti Aqidah Bte Jamal (TG602) / (Welfare)

Throughout the course of the year, the SJI Women’s Football team (‘Woccer’) participated in a multitude of activities including friendly matches with other schools and a 7-a-side tournament in preparation for the ‘A’ Division Women’s Football tournament (National School Games 2019). Their involvement in friendly matches with other schools, such as Hwa Chong Institution, brought them some wins and some losses. However, regardless of the results, the matches only served to push the girls to train harder. Additionally, the 7-a-side tournament gave them an insight into how other teams played, which benefitted the students in terms of planning pre-match strategies. Despite being a relatively new CAS, they still decided to compete in the 2019 ‘A’ Division Women’s Football tournament against more experienced and established teams from other junior colleges, such as Victoria Junior College and Raffles Institution. The girls pushed on through gruelling sessions of training and set high goals for themselves whilst balancing it alongside their studies. Their hard work at training finally paid off as they scored their first three goals during the tournament.

SJI Woccer Team Cheer

Handshake with TMJC before match

The students were grateful for the wonderful experience and opportunity provided by the school, finding value in perseverance, passion and teamwork. As they continue to improve their skills, the students hope to lay a strong foundation for the future batches of SJI Women’s Football, bringing them to greater heights.

Coach briefing SJI Woccer ‘A’ Division Team

SJI Woccer ‘A’ Division Team

Striker Nicole chasing the ball

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Ultimate Frisbee Mr Jacky Wong Ms Alice Wijaya Student ExCo: Nathanael Beh (TG611) / Captain Russell Kwong (TG609) / Training Vice-Captain Carissa Chan (TG613) / Administrative ViceCaptain Teacher in-Charge:

The Ultimate Frisbee team represented SJI in the annual InterJC tournament. After months of extensive preparation and intense training, the team entered the two-day tournament. Despite suffering an early loss against ACJC (A), the team persisted through the group stage, coasting to some easy wins over RV (B) and RJ (B). The first day of the tournament ended in an intense, emotional battle against HCI (A), where the two teams battled for a spot in the top eight. Although HCI(A) came away with an early lead, the team continued to persist with unwavering support from the sidelines and began to make a comeback, closing the lead and just falling short of breaking even. The team continued to push on through the second day, securing a win over YIJC (A) and conceding a loss to NUS High before ending the tournament with a win over DHS (A) to clinch the 11th place. The team also participated in a number of external tournaments, namely, YFC Project Orenda 2018 where we made a quarterfinal finish, YFC Project Sugar 2018 which featured a SJI v SJI thriller, SMU’s Grab Huck Score Institutional Category 2018 where we faced teams from other JCs, Polytechnics and Universities, Gen2x’s GUTS Women’s category 2019 where we placed 7th and Julia Liaw (TG614) walked away with the MVP award, as well as YFC Project Sugar U18 category 2019 where our two teams once again met, this time coming away with the 3rd and 4th placing.

Sherry biding her time controlling the disc

Vice-Captain Russell makes an athletic grab over his opponent

Vice-Captain Carissa handling against a Zone Defence

Team members say a prayer before the start of a point

Captain Nathanael goes down for a grab

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Beacon Teacher in-Charge: Mr Joogal Kishor Student ExCo: Ong Rou Xian Mavis (FN505) / President Elizabeth Lai Rui En (ML512) / Vice-President Rohan Jaggi (ML513) / Treasurer Cheng Yuqi (FN504) / Public Relations

In 2019, the Beacon CAS organised a range of creativity and service activities both long-term and ad-hoc for members to participate in, providing students with opportunities to give back to society. As a CAS, Beacon acts as a bridge to connect students to various organisations.

our students explaining to MP Ms Indranee Rajah at the Ways Carnival

Beacon has organised a long-term initiative with Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), allowing students to better the lives of disabled children by assisting them in their weekly equine-assisted therapy sessions, serving as side walkers and horse leaders. They interact and teach the disabled children, as well as care for the horses. We also conduct termly bake sales, where students form groups of four to prepare baked goods and sell them at school, which is a fun and meaningful activity for students to display their zest in selling cookies as well as raise funds to give back to the community! Our members also care for neglected cats at Love Kuching. Students volunteer to help out at the organisation weekly to nurse the street cats back to health and to clean the cattery.

Ulu Pandan Shoe Handout

In March, our members participated in the Ulu Pandan Shoe Handout activity to provide shoes for the underprivileged in the community. Students also volunteered for the event Earth Hour 2019, where they were part of the logistics team. Several members also took part in “OSIM Sundown”, an overnight marathon activity, a campaign to reduce plastic waste in Singapore. In August Beacon collaborated with C3 Ace, and many of our members participated in the WAYs carnival to serve the youth in our community, working as volunteers to help run the carnival. These various activities reflect BEACON’s core values, which are compassion, care and charity. Helping at various organisations also displays Beacon’s flexibility and passion to serve as a CAS.

Ways Carnival

Riding for the Disabled Association

Riding for the Disabled Association

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BLOODay Teacher in-Charge: Student ExCo:

Ms Daisy Chia Triston Tay Jun Rong (FN504) / President Benjamin Yuen Wen Khai (FN503) / Vice-President Genevieve Koh Shi Yi (LE509) / Vice-President

On 10 April, SJI held our annual BLOODay – a blood donation drive, seeking donors from both teachers and students alike. With the CAS entering its fifth year of operation, BLOODay members collaborated with the Singapore Red Cross and Health Sciences Authority to ensure that the donation drive would be a success. From designing and putting up posters around the school, to fumbling about in the mascot costumes, our new members publicized the drive and ensured it ran smoothly. Response from the school was heartening. A total of 57 students and staff came forward to donate blood. Out of the 57 people, 41 of them successfully donated and 24 of them were first-time donors. Each bag of blood can save up to three lives. Although the bags of blood collected is encouraging, our members are motivated to further heighten awareness of the importance of blood donation and reach out to more members of the school community.

Our BLOODay mascot encouraging students to brave the needle

The success of BLOODay is only possible when there are willing donors, supportive students and staff. Even though a number of donors were rejected due to the stringent donation criteria, we believe and hope many more will come forward to donate in 2020.

Giving back to the community

Nigel Sim Jun Yi (FN 504) supporting fellow schoolmate Ong Chen Yang Rayner (LE 509)

Even our librarian Mrs Boey Wah Fong played her part

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Young X Hush Teacher in-Charge: Ms Daisy Chia Student ExCo: Nguyen Truong An (FN503) / President M N Nismitha (MN517) /Vice-President Zheng Xialu (ML511) / Exco member Chelsea (ML511) / Exco member

2019 marked a number of firsts for YoungXHUSH. In January, Summer Yu-Ning Walters (TG617), together with Matthew Chang (TG607)represented SJI YoungXHUSH at the “YoungXHUSH Speaks: Inspiration for Action” organised by Hush Teabar. Both shared about SJI YoungXHUSH development as a movement, and plans to spread the importance of mindfulness to other students, beginning with our Year 1 students. These plans came to fruition in Term two. Year 6 members of YoungXHush facilitated meditation sessions for their juniors. Applying the skills and knowledge they had acquired in the YoungXHush meetings, they ensured the objectives of these sessions were met. The objectives were to equip the Year 1s with valuable skills to cope with stress and raise awareness of mental well-being. Basic sign language were taught through games and activities, encouraging them to work with each other and reinforce what they have learnt. This was followed by a short meditation session to help relieve stress. The facilitators found the sessions fulfilling, especially when they see their juniors practising the skills that they have been taught. YoungXHush also had the privilege of welcoming environmentalist Barney Swan to share his experience travelling to the South Pole solely on renewable technology. He addressed the Year 6 cohort, inspiring and encouraging them to practice mindfulness, while highlighting the importance of mental resilience in tumultuous times. The Year 5 members participated in a free boot camp organized by the Hush TeaBar where they were taught to practice mindfulness through deep listening, therefore fostering mutual respect and empathy. The session also taught the members to be more aware of others’ access needs, as well as basic sign language on emotions and advocacy for the deaf-mute community. The members were separated into groups based on their mutual CAS groups, where they planned different initiatives to practice mindfulness in their respective CASes. The Year 5 members also begun work on SJI’s first inter-CAS collaborative project with SJI Film Club and SJI Senior Drama Club: a short 10-minute film on mental health advocacy among teenagers. YoungXHush was heavily involved in the scripting stage of the project by ensuring that the representation of mental illness was accurate by holding discussions with experts from Hush TeaBar for advice. The film is to be submitted to the Singapore Mental Health Film Festival in 2021, and will be made public by 2020.

Figuring different angles for a trial shoot

Expressing emotions without words but through signing

A storyboard portraying a scene from the collaborative film project

Learning to sign pronouns

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Lasallian Youth Teacher in-Charge: Mr Raymond Wong Student ExCo: Muhammad Amirul Hamim B Mohd Helmy (ML515) Ong Min (MN518) Muhammad Mikael B Mohd Yatim (MN516) Tan Eu Jedd (LE506) Tan Kai Li Ashley (MN517) Daniel Choo Kang Loke (ML515)

Lasallian Youth (LY) is a student-initiated service CAS that carries out different service projects throughout the year. It aims to provide students with the opportunity to engage in service on a more personal level and the opportunity to explore what it means to be a Lasallian. We hope to achieve this by emphasizing the importance of student-driven projects. Often collaborating with members of other Lasallian schools, LY hopes to build a stronger sense of the wider Lasallian community within the SJI student body.

Team bonding through play

The projects mainly organised by LY in 2019 were: • Lasallian Mentoring Established in 2008, the Lasallian Mentoring Programme aims to mentor primary school students from less privileged backgrounds, mainly providing academic guidance and socioemotional support. Our one to one system mentee-mentorship aims to build friendships that go beyond mentorship between the pairs. Though structured around the academic help our mentees require, the programme, more importantly, aims to create a safe, harmonious community for the children, catering not only to their academics but also their emotional needs.

Helping his mentee to prepare for PSLE, Alonzo struggles to remember basic grammar rules

• Mobile Shortcuts With the shutdown of the 2G network in Singapore, many seniors find difficulty in operating 3G smartphones. Mobile Shortcuts is a monthly session which gives these seniors the opportunity to learn to navigate their mobile phones with the help of student volunteers. • Lasallian Day Out This is an annual event where our students bring the less privileged students from the Lasallian Primary Schools out for a day of fun. Organised by teachers and students from several Singapore Lasallian schools, the event aims to give these children a memorable day during their holidays, which they can share with their friends when they return to school. In 2019, This year, we brought our younger Lasallian siblings out for a movie screening in March, SuperPark Singapore in June, and the Singapore Bicentennial Experience in September.

Participants get to know their new friends from the other Lasallian Primary Schools during Lasallian Day Out!

Jolene helps a senior during a Mobile Shortcuts session while Nadim pretends to understand Chinese

Lasallian Mentors celebrate SJI alumni Matthew Guan’s 47th birthday

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Prism Teacher in-Charge: Student ExCo:

Mrs Violet Soh Ms P Mara Ms Boon Yen Ping Goh Ning En Glenda (TG606)/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ng Rui Jing Regine (TG607)/Deputy CEO Chan Shi Yu, Rachel (TG610)/Deputy CEO Xu Muzi (TG605)/Deputy CEO (Competition-based) Darren Wee Wen Hon (TG614)/Deputy CEO (Project-based) Kamal Ashraf B Kamil Jumat (TG 612)/ Executive Director of Strategy and Business Development Liu Yunuo (TG615)/Assistant Executive Director of Strategy and Business Development Tan Jing Jie Mickel (TG601)/Executive Director of Communications and Information Technology Anthony Vincentius Danyo (TG612)/ Executive Director of Operations Brenda Lio Liaw Wen (TG617)/Executive Director of Human Resources

Heartstrings The Heartstrings Concert 2019 was held on 25 May in benefit of SPD and Beautiful Mind Charity. After months of hard work, it raised more than $7000, thanks to the generosity of many who have supported our cause.

Mr Fernando providing the GarageBand some professional advice during one of the practices before the concert

Passing on the passion - Mr Fernando and the GarageBand

This year, we saw an impressive array of student performers and professional artistes such as musical legend Mr Robert Fernando, soprano soloist Ms Lauren Yeo and Asia’s Got Talent semi-finalist Syah Riszuan. Their vocal prowess is proof that age does not limit what one can achieve. SJI’s very own student performers included music band GarageBand, vocals-and-violins collaboration Voila!, Secondary school band, Paradize, Chamber Ensemble, a flute and piano duo as well as a solo dancer. Mrs Vivian Tan, Director of Learning (IBAM) & Head (Arts) at SJI, who was our special guest performer for the event, surprised the audience with her soprano vocals.

Performances by Mrs Vivian Tan, Syah Riszuan and Lauren Yeo at Heartstrings Concert 2019

We also had the privilege of having performers from Beautiful Mind Charity playing the violin and the cello, who despite the obstacles they faced, are able to let their talents shine through. Raffles Business Symposium 2019 Team Officium emerged the national champion in the 2019 Raffles Business Symposium based on their comprehensive business solution to Singapore’s pressing ageing population. The team garnered a trophy and $400 cash price, part of which is returned to Prism to be deployed for future social enterprise projects. The team members are Christian Widjaja (MN516), Joshua Lim (MN520), Martin Ng (MN519) and Mark Chew (FN503). The judging panel for the final round included Dr. Beng Teck Liang, Chief Executive of Singapore Medical Group, Mr. Adrian Ang, CEO and Founder of healthcare startup Aevice Health, and Professor Lawrence Ho, winner of the prestigious Singapore President’s Technology Award in 2012 for his contributions to the biomedical field.

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Citi-Youth For Causes Competition 2019 Team Soseki (comprising Jon Kwong (LE506), Charlene Woon (LE506), Adib Al-mukhlis (FN504) and Shruti Ragothaman (MN520), Team Interritus (comprising Megan Ng LE507, Xavier Chiong (LE507), Rachel Wong (FN503) and Sudeesh Thiagu (ML512) and Team Project Curae (comprising Shawn Goh (LE506), Tiu Chien Yi (LE506), Kynan Sia (LE506) and Jared Yit (LE506) participated in Citi-Youth For Causes Competition 2019 (YFC). After presenting their respective business ideas to a panel of judges, the teams succeeded and was awarded $1600 of seed-funding each to raise funds for Bone Marrow Donor Programme (BMDP), Singapore National Paralympic Council (SNPC) and Assisi Home respectively. Through a series of street sales, school sales, street busking, online giveaways and events, the three teams helped to raise awareness for the beneficiaries of their VWOs and raised total proceeds of more than $7000.

Team Interritus during the official opening of YFC

Team Curae

Martin Ng and his team mates impressing the judges during the Q&A session 2 (photo by Koh Jia Hao, Raffles Institution)

Team Soseki after one of the performances on Orchard Road

Team Officium

Team Officium during the prize presentation ceremony 1 (photo by Koh Jia Hao, Raffles Insitution)

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Ulu Pandan STAR Tuition Programme Teacher in-Charge: Mr Phang Wei Lian Student ExCo: Wong Jian Jiang Zachary Dylan (LE507)/ President

In Ulu Pandan Stars Tutor Management Programme, Josephian mentors dedicate their time on a weekly basis to guide their mentees to manage their academic studies. These mentees who come from under-privileged families are given personal attention by our student mentors, who have the autonomy in the classroom to organise and conduct their lessons in the manner that they find most beneficial for their students. Our Josephian tutors are empowered to meet the challenge of managing a diverse group of students spanning across upper primary level to secondary level. A holistic approach is provided through the integration of emotional and psychological support as the mentors establish good rapport with the younger students. Our Josephians share their experiences:

Josephian mentor with his UP Star mentee

“By coming here every week, I am not only able to get to know them better but also witness their improvements. Our sessions are not just about learning the topics that they are uncertain about but rather forging relationships that are really meaningful to me personally.” “I think Ulu Pandan Stars is a fantastic initiative that allows Josephians to give back to the community in a meaningful way. By giving us the chance to teach the younger students, it is an excellent avenue to impart not only knowledge but morals and values to our younger brothers and sisters.”

Josephian mentor with his UP Star mentee

Mrs Hauw, the Programme In-Charge is pleased to be in collaboration with SJI and applauded our Josephian volunteers who set aside weekday evenings or Saturday mornings to serve at the centre. Mrs Hauw also believes that our “big brothers and big sisters” serve as role models who accompany their mentees in their learning journeys. The genuine joy of enabling others to be the best versions of themselves is fundamental for the sustainability of this CAS since its inception in 2013.

Group mentoring session by Josephians

Classroom setting with one-to-one mentoring Debrief session held by Josephian alumnus Natalie Teo

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Dr Ng Soo Nee

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Oon Chwen Yueh Celest, Lara Fong Mun Yi, Shermaine Yeo, Nathan Law Kai Kiat, Ethan Lim Ruiqi, Dillon Foo Jie Ming, Elijah Wong Man Shun, Justin Alianto, Ferdows Bin Zakir. FRONT ROW: Varun Vivekananthan, Louis Teo, Tan Jing Jie Mickel, Dr Ng Soo Nee, Suthar Prachi Jayesh, Lye Chloe, Lee Hwee Mun Amelia.

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Ms Carolina Ardela

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Isaiah Khoo Jia Le, Jonte Lee Jun Le, Chen Kaigene, Aaron Johansen Shan Wen, Auric Seah Hong Rui, Elton Lim Si Yuan, Daniel John Lim Jun-Yan, Chung Hee Won, Abhishek Kumar. FRONT ROW: Marilyn Paul, Siti Aqidah Bte Jamal, Karen Chong, Ms Carolina Ardela, Marina Tay, Ashley Tan Yi-Shien, Tamondong Hannah Castillo.

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Ms Boon Yen Ping

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Wee Su Ying, Jonathan Su Yuntao, Devvrat Atul Desai, David Joel Ho, Alan James Bean, Cheryl Vanessa Devan. FRONT ROW: Evan Mok Yiu Hei, Francis Ethan Wee Shen Liang, Guo Yuhao, Ms Boon Yen Ping, Simundo Kristina Gweneth Ponce, Tong Ying Ern Claire, Justine Koy.

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Mr Joogal Kishor

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Gladys Tan Ann Gie, Yeo Ye Qin Eva, Jolene Lam Jie Wen, Lo Zhu Ern Jonah, Ian Tan Wei, Justin Nyoe, Chong Hao-Chun Gareth. FRONT ROW: Xavier Lim Jie Rui, Basil Tan Song Sze, Sethi Ishaan, Mr Joogal Kishor, Ho Matsuoka Evangelista Miyuki Sophia, Tabassum Nazir, Tan Shu Xuan Nina. NOT IN PICTURE: Muhammad Zulkhairi B Hamdan, Mohd Rizq Irfandi B Zunaidi.

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Ms Elizabeth Mosbergen

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: See Tow Kay Gene, Alexander Wilfred Chew Fu Chong, Ansley Tay Jie En, Douglas Chun-Hao Tan, Vikraman Venketasubramanian, Ranveer Singh Bains, Logan Dev Rajah, Yin Yi Quan. FRONT ROW: Anastasia Kurniadi, Rachel Fong Wai Mun, Xu Muzi, Ms Elizabeth Mosbergen, Sanskriti Singh, Ashleigh Low Kye Lyn, Lim Rae Ning Lauren. NOT IN PICTURE: Lionel Koh Han.

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Mr Paolo Macario

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Dorothy Boyle, Goh Ning En Glenda, Jasmine Huang, Marcus Tan, Sim Yung Ern Nicholas, Karmarkar Yash Sandeep, Sakthivel Ganapathy, Hoang Quang Anh, Tay Jerren. FRONT ROW: Lee Jun Hui Ryan, Julian Chua Wei En, Travis Heng Ye Kai, Mr Paolo Macario, Dendroff Sarah Faith, Tan Wei-Yu Stephanie, Renisha Gnanaraj.

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Ms Daisy Chia

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Ong Siang Ting Calista, Jhunne Philippe A Elasigue, Lee Jing Yang Joshua, Ryan Karthik Pary, Joaquim Cheah U-Jun, Murvin Sim Shee How, Lie Wie Yong Jakob, Fang Xuanning. FRONT ROW: Neo Xin En John, Syed Rezauddin, Matthew Chang Swee Horng, Ms Daisy Chia, Devanshi Joshi, Natalie Tan Hui Qi, Ng Rui Jing Regine.

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Mdm Koh Ling Ling

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Caleon Paul William Santos, Tay Yong Sheng James, Dexter Wong Xing You, Kiran Keshvani, Chuah Jia Jie, Chiu Chen Ning, Aakash Kandasamy, Andrew Chua Tiong Oon, Liew E-Yang Dillon. FRONT ROW: Ng Xin Yun Perlie, Airthrey Cheng Yi Lin, Goh Wei Yi Gwyneth, Mdm Koh Ling Ling, Lee Si Min, Khuat Minh Van Nhi, Kwong Sin Yue Sherry.

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Ms Koh Dee Yong

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Russell Kwong Wei Meng, Wang Wen Kai Daniel, Franklin Lee Shee Jie, Cai Zhihan, Koon Wei Heng. FRONT ROW: Sebastian Chan Wai Kei, Bhojwani Yash Manoj, David Quek Hao Meng, Ms Koh Dee Yong, Abigail Teh Pei Xin, Belinda Chia Siyi, Ngo Thi Ngan Anh. NOT IN PICTURE: Teh Meng Wee.

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Dr Paolo Bugarin & Mr Jude Tan

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Lim Lay Peng Isabel, Jeremy Matthew Delizo Dela Serna, Gabriel Seah Jun Fai, Devin Nair, Lin Wenkang, Sanskar Gupta, Tay Kai Feng Ryan, Yeo Rui En Adalia. FRONT ROW: Lee Kok Yang, John Reginald Shutler, Henry Kwok Jin Wei, Mr Jude Tan, Ashley Chay Xiao Jing, Chan Shi Yu Rachel, Tran Minh An. NOT IN PICTURE: Dr Paolo Bugarin (Form Teacher), Leong Raeanne.

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TG 611

Ms Maggie Brown & Mr Albert Tan

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Raven Teo, Russell Ng Bo Xuan, Jonathan Cong-Wei Rama, Beh Chu Seng Nathanael, Vignesh Radhey Shyam, Lucas Huan Zhi Kai, Matthew Gan Ji-An, Josh Ethan Gabriel, Bui Quang Huy. FRONT ROW: Marissa Peace Huang Kim Mei, Goh Yi Ning Lauren, Yap An-Yi, Ms Maggie Brown, Chan Shu-En Shermaine, Lim Jia Xuan, Tiffany See Xiu Ru. NOT IN PICTURE: Mr Albert Tan.

196 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

TG 612

Mr Mark Tan

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Teh Rui Ning Shayna, Jonathan Owen Zhiyuan Farnell, Quraish Shoeb Burhanuddin, Wagle Prateek Shantanu, Anthony Vincentius Danyo, Wong Leung Wing Manus, Jerryn Wee Yu Ting. FRONT ROW: Chen Han Wei, Alex Michael Lim Jun Ying, Ng Pin Jonathan, Mr Mark Tan, Celine Low Hui Yi, Codey Ong Zi Qi, Chia Yan Ning. NOT IN PICTURE: Kamal Ashraf B Kamil Jumat.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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TG 613

Ms Seraphim Hazel Ho

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Loh Wai Loon Zachary, Mohammed Ridhwan Houssene, Colin Tan Shang Jin, Daniel Pang Jit Kin, Matthew Anthony Hartono,Maleriado Haroun Limos, Julian Tham Jun Jie, Chan Zheng Jie Gideon, Justin Cho Ming Jun. FRONT ROW: Megan Arty Prem, Manisha Saigal, Loh Wei-Ann Dayna, Ms Seraphim Hazel Ho, Chan Zi Xuan Carissa, Valencia Tan Wan Xuan, Gan Dorothy Erin Lim.

198 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

TG 614

Ms Pervin Kaur & Ms Elaine Toh

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Darren Wee Wen Hon, Bryan Lee Tze Seng, John Matthias Bamanshaw, Byron Petselis, Low Zekai Loet, Ray Gerard Choe Wei Shen, Elisha Foo Zhi En, Nguyen Duy Anh Quan, Vincent Timothy Martin Siregar. FRONT ROW: Kristen Ee Sze Yean, Estelle Abigail Lee, Stephanie Winata, Ms Pervin Kaur, Nisha Thanabal, Yip Xiao Tong Adonia, Liaw Zhuo Yi Julia. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Elaine Toh (Form Teacher)

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TG 615

Mr Christopher Ngoh

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Ng Khuan Yee Lucia Marie, Joshua Drewe Oh Zhencong, Tan Kian Yew, Jacen Rumaja Treasa Hutagaol, Wong Xing Hui Bertrand, Christopher Jonathan, Ryan Ashraf B Jefree, Chew Wei Qian. FRONT ROW: Soh Yi Fei Titus, David Zhu Di En, Soh Wern Rong Bryan, Mr Christopher Ngoh, Lim Si Hui Tiffany, Liu Yunuo, Yee Dong Ying Megan.

200 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

TG 616

Ms Cindy Ong

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Cindy Lee Siaw Tien, Chua Wei Jin Warren, Ranj Nicoli M Negapatan, Nadim B Nazri, Justin Chak Tze Tim, Chan Mark Caleb, Emanuel Lim Jia Sheng, Nicole Lee Zhimin. FRONT ROW: Chia Wee Keat Ryan, Loke Fai Jun Jaren, Hor Jen Yang Russell, Ms Cindy Ong, Ang Yi Chyn Bernessa, Madeline Justine Qiu, Brigitte Tan.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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TG 617

Dr Lee Lye Hin

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Summer Yu-Ning Walters, Moses Tan V, Khayri Hamza B Mohamad Hafiz, Alonzo Gabriel L Abrigo, Jim Seah, Koh Jia Yi. FRONT ROW: Yu Than Su Juan, Law Bing Feng Keith, Sean Hung Xiang Hui, Dr Lee Lye Hin, Cheen Shi-Ann Joy, Chua Zi Ying Juliet Michaela, Brenda Lio Liaw Wen. NOT IN PICTURE: Andri Syahiran B Mohamed A.

202 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

TG 618

Mr Eric Gwee

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Chan Eu Ching, Ng Kang Jie, Ng Yu Ze Gareth, Sheng Han, Lim Jan Le, George Koh Jia Hao, Andra Tan Kai Xin. FRONT ROW: Maximillian Lim Sheng Lee, Ahmad Ukail B Ismail, Yeo Sheng Ze Matthew, Mr Eric Gwee, Tan Siew Yen Lisa, Low Hui Ann Zaneta, Ho Yuen-Lin Marissa Anne. NOT IN PICTURE: Rovin Thomas.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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TG 619

Dr Pek Peng Kiat

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Grace Tham Xiao En, Chow Yan Kai Ernest, Cheung Sing Yuen, Anand Selvin Alan, Muhammad El’fee B Abdul Khalid, Yap Jie Wei Ryan, Finian Saw Yi Wei, Lim Jia Xuan. FRONT ROW: Wong Zi Lun, Sia Zhong Qing, Samuel Lee Cong, Dr Pek Peng Kiat, Anetta Fong Jing En, Ow Yong Yen Kay Jill, Jeraine Pang Sian Er.

204 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

TG 620

Mr Eugene Ong

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Darius Wan Wei Jun, Tay Jih How, Tan Kit Kuan, Tan Ern Hwee Luke, Goh Keng Yin Dylan, Clarence Heng Deyuan. FRONT ROW: Ian Ng Tze Lin, Nila Ravindran, Natalie Lem Sue Wei, Mr Eugene Ong, Jesmin D/O Raja, Elizabeth Siobhan Loke Hui Zhen, Wong Qi Yuan Kenneth. NOT IN PICTURE: Walimbe Durwa Nitin.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Fintan 501

Ms P Marakatham

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Ashley Tan Yu Shuen, Thanav Ravi, Lee Jie-Ren Benedict, Joshua Goi De En, Matthew Low Xian Zheng, Ansel Lim Wei Xuan, Goh Kai Jian, Chloe Kwok Lewei. FRONT ROW: Seow Wen Kai John, Ha Lam Hai, Tan Ethan, Ms P Marakatham, Chan Min, Aurelia Tan Ziyi, Sureshbabu Bharati.

Fintan 502

Ms Doreen Mak

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Ng Kai Li Kelly, Chloe Lim Zhi Fen, Chloe Loo Yuet Yann, Shannon Chung Sihui, Lam Ka Wing, Caleb Chan Jing-Rei, Choun Ray Han. FRONT ROW: Ho Zhong Ze James, Tyren James Leahey, Martin Ignatius Cheng Xue Lian, Ms Doreen Mak, Ryan Lam Jun Jie, Aryan Sunil Singh, Ko Yee Jie Jeffrey. NOT IN PICTURE: Russell Michael Goh Wei Ming.

206 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

Fintan 503

Mr Karthickeyen Govindaraj

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Sim En Qi, Mark Chew Wei Wen, Isaac Chan Jing-Xuan, Ethan Goh Yu Ern, Benjamin Yuen Wen Khai, Aqil Durrani B Mohamed Jufri, Benedict Fong Wei Hao, Nur Nadia Binti Suhaimi. FRONT ROW: Tay Yu Chen Julian, Ian Woo Zhe Ming, Nguyen Truong An, Mr Karthickeyen Govindaraj, Megan Loo Wan-Qin, Wong Shi Ning Rachel, Angeline Chua Xiangyi.

Fintan 504

Mr Alan Johnson

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Ong Yu Han Natasha, Nigel Sim Jun Yi, Then Jan Kai, Wong Hon Jen, Tristan Emmeran Chabanel, Triston Tay Jun Rong, Gabriel Tan Juan How, Cheng Yuqi. FRONT ROW: Wee Kai Bin, Adib Al-Mukhlis B Ahmad Al-M, Josef Evan Halim, Mr Alan Johnson, Cassidy Ong Yu Yan, Allison Tricia Tang Jing Sian, Lau See Kei.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Fintan 505

Ms Linda So

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Grace Cahyadi, Nah Yee Chern, Jonathan Gan Dombrowski, Elliot Yap Li Yu, Tan Zhi Hong, Lee Jia Heng, Sheng Zhixin. FRONT ROW: Christian Ang Kai Xuan, Muhammad Darwisy Bin Iskandar, Jerome Matthias Chin, Ms Linda So, Portia-Alexandria Lim Jia Ing, Elizabeth Ong Jin Hui, Ong Rou Xuan Mavis. NOT IN PICTURE: Wen Yankai.

Lawrence 506

Ms Lynette Lin

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Lim Li Cheng, Kwong Jon, Kynan Sia Bing Xuan, Jaylon Ezekiel Tan Jiong Rui, Jared Yit Chor Hon, Goh Hong Wei Shawn, Ilyas B Mohd Izhar Khan S. FRONT ROW: Low Jia Hui, Yeo Chyi Faith, Aquila Loh, Ms Lynette Lin, Sarah Chan Rui, Tiu Chien Yi, Woon Wen Jing Charlene. NOT IN PICTURE: Tan Eu Jedd.

208 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

Lawrence 507

Ms Eileen Su

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Xavier Chiong Jun Hao, Tan Guan Hong, Yu Hengrong, Wong Jian Jiang Zachary Dylan, Ibrahim B Mohamad Rozmand, Han Ray Ding Valentin, Gavin Koh Ming Yao. FRONT ROW: Koh Zheng Yang Matthew, Brigitta Venitya Hiu, Lee Xue Qi Celeste, Ms Eileen Su, Ng Jing Yi Megan, Nellie Lin Li, Lee Png Kiat Isaac. NOT IN PICTURE: Koh Hui Hsin Jacie.

Lawrence 508

Mrs Violet Ng

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Adele Teo Kit Ing, Keerthi G Kaarthik, Patrick Ethan Momongan Penaredondo, Hung De Sheng Ryan, Zou Yunchuan, Adam Ho Tze-An, Ong Eu Chong Ian, Nillaa K Pillay. FRONT ROW: Amal Buddhavarapu, Gabriel Benjamin Teh Yu-Teik, Vu Minh Huy, Mrs Violet Ng, Tam Kai Ying Kristen, Poh Hui Xin Daniella, Livia Iriawan.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Lawrence 509

Mrs Isobel Lee

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Elysaa Lim, Leong Way Wenn Ethan, Gordon Damian Tan Kai En, Tan Wei Jin Ranen, Arvind Natarajan, Christopher Tiong Xiang Zheng, Tan Kangde Andrew, Jane Ee Zi Ying. FRONT ROW: Gabriel Tan Yih-Shyan, Ong Chen Yang Rayner, Sassidaran S/O Murugasu, Mrs Isobel Lee, Clementine Bella Putri Santosa, Genevieve Koh Shi Yi, Yang I-Shuen Edna.

Lawrence 510

Mr Chan Yew Fook

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Christian Thaddeus Beh Liang K, Njauw Wen Bin Gabriel, Ryan Ng Chia Teck, Khandelwal Yash Raj, Jacob Seng Keng Hui, Zechariah Yeung Chao Shing, Tan Zhi Ming Gideon. FRONT ROW: Hayden Ng Yong Zhi, Jodi Tay Seow Xuan, Annemarie Therese Lim Si Ting, Mr Chan Yew Fook, Yeoh Jia Wen Hana, Maria Florentina Audrey Odang, Pothakamuri Tulsi Kiran. NOT IN PICTURE: Tan Zi Ting.

210 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

Michael 511

Mr Wong Chee Choy

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Fong Huey Maelynn, Chelsea Grace Boey, Zheng Xialu, Ernest Ang Boon Khiong, Chan Adam Christopher Yamson, Kumaraguru Hariesh, Bhavesh Murugan. FRONT ROW: Darren Angkola Kieran, Ryan Ang Yong En, Dylan Sim Rui Hern, Mr Wong Chee Choy, Annabelle Lee Kai Li, Sophie Chin Shu Yu, Michelle Tricia Soewito. Not In Picture: Pathinettan Philemon.

Michael 512

Dr Heng Guek Boon

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Lim Ziqing Alexis, Heng Min Rei Natalie, Cheung Kelly, Jerome Emmanuel Loh Kai-Nguan, Sew Yan Zhi Ethan, Sudeesh Thiagu, Lai Jin Li Ewen, Gabriel Chai Lit Young. FRONT ROW: Nihal Ramesh, Sean Isaac Rodrigues, Anthony Hermanto, Dr Heng Guek Boon, Robyn Catherine Nair, Elizabeth Lai Rui En, Duan Yaoyi.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Michael 513

Ms Ang Huey Miin

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Lim Ee Kin Edmund, Tan Kai Yan Samuel, Bryan Lam Yong Han, Zavier Tan Hong Yu, Rohan Jaggi, Nge Chi-E, Dan Yuet Sean, Rahul Shanker Ramkrishna. FRONT ROW: Gong Tingchen, Lynette Lim, Chrysa Kew Na Qi, Ms Ang Huey Miin, See Yi Siu Karen, Tan Ying Xuan Venice, Glenda Ng. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Cherie Chua.

Michael 514

Ms Alice Wijaya

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Ho Yuen-Ting Caitlin Eve, Krishna Das Vythilingum, Kovan Aw, Kato Daisuke, Patrick Navin Thomas, Milroy Kevin Macrath Figurado, Kyes Gaffoor, Nuha Aisya Bte Mohamad Hafiz. FRONT ROW: Ong Gin How Christopher, Jeffrey Jerold Stanley, Lee Jun Liang Dave, Ms Alice Wijaya, Jin Zhujun, Joanne Chua Song-En, Prathiksha Karthikeyan.

212 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

Michael 515

Mr Christopher Talbot

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Chuang Weng Yan Natanya, Saajan Chris Babu, Vinoth Kumar Kunasilan, Koh Boon Kiat, Ivano Pandinata, Raphael Moey Yanzhong, Li Yunxuan. FRONT ROW: Muhammad Amirul Hamim B M H, Yong Zhong Rui Marcus, Daniel Choo Kang Loke, Mr Christopher Talbot, Neha Nambiar, Gail Ler Kay Lynn, Koh Liang Sze Ariel.

Marcian 516

Mr Kenny Teoh

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Nivaetha D, Yang Mengyujia, Natalie Chang Yan Lin, Lim Si Wei Caleb, Koh Tze Shyan Benjamin, Muhammad Mikael B Mohd Yatim, Gan Jia Jun Addison, Choo Yi Xiang. FRONT ROW: Christian Asher Widjaja, Lim Wen Jun Jeremiah, Shriharan S/O Ganesan, Mr Kenny Teoh, Sonya Faye Vohrah, Ashley Ooi Hsin Yi, Esther Ong Yi Jie.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Marcian 517

Mr Jacky Wong

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: M N Nismitha, Tan Shih Yu Gwendolyn, Lynn Leow Wan Zhi, Adhithian S/O Elangovan, Kyran Chong Ing Shuen, Kyaw Toe Khant, Lim Zong Wei. FRONT ROW: Tan Kai Li Ashley, Lim Kai Xuan, Snodgrass Eliot Peter, Mr Jacky Wong, Aleithia Ashley Tiu Munoz, Amanda Isabelle, Ta Khanh Ngoc.

Marcian 518

Mr Sergei Prokopenko

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Phua Mei En, Hannah Khoo Zhi-En, Ngiam Hian Lynn Elizabeth, Wong Yeh Khai, Ling Tek Zhong Gilbert, Heng E Han, Anirudh Arun, Chiew Yit Ryan. FRONT ROW: Mihir Sinha, Chen Hao, Christian Elijah Low Wangxu, Mr Sergei Prokopenko, Joline Tan Si Lin, Ong Min, Boo Ruiyan Rachel.

214 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

Marcian 519

Mr Ang Yu Long

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Serena Lee Oh Shuen Ning, Chaar Tim Avryl, Grace Goek Hui Si, Yeong Shi Min Clarissa, Goh Sze Ying. FRONT ROW: Ethan Lewis Ng Cheng Ye, Martin Timothy Ng Shen An, Pittas Theodore, Mr Ang Yu Long, Tan Cheng Yong Enzo, Thomas Stuart Holmes, Lachlan Neo Kai Ze. NOT IN PICTURE: Shruthi Harini Janardhanan, Roghan Bharathkumar.

Marcian 520

Mr Phang Wei Lian

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Jade Chng Zi Wei, Amadeus Emmanuel Lam Tze Min, Gordon Kee Yong Jun, Shawn Ryan Shankar, Benjamin Tan Jie En, Loh Ngee Hean Bryan, Tan Siew Ting Ann. FRONT ROW: Joshua Lim Ee Seong, Raja Muthu, Tan Yung Wen Edward, Mr Phang Wei Lian, Rachael Kua Rui Zhen, Tricia Mae Wong, Ragothaman Shruti.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Fintan 401

Mrs Janet Kwok & Ms Wong Kah Yan

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Lee Kar Lok, Terng Yi Herng, Aakash Sudhar, Muthukumarasamy Vishal, Muhammad Faheem B Farook, Munisamy Suriyaselvan, Tawfeeq Hussain S/O Mohamed H, Elisha Daniel Lee, Joseph Tan Wu Siang. MIDDLE ROW: Marcus Hooy Shun Siang, Arshad Ali, Wong Ngai Hang, Joseph Tay Wei Jun, Liauw Thiam Lok Nathaniel, Sanjith Vasanthan, Russell Low, Lin Yu Heng, Annamalai Ramesh Santhosh Kumar, Mayazhagu Pradeep, Hakim B Naimat, Keenan Teo. FRONT ROW: Bryan Chin Zhong Xian, Ethan Christopher Chua Yizhi, Shahril Fazly B Mohamed Rashef, Jason Lew Lian Yi, Mrs Janet Kwok, Ms Wong Kah Yan, Colin Noel Tan, K Preneel, Ng Zhuo Ler Able, Tajima Gai.

216 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

Fintan 402

Ms Judy Liew & Mr Soo Chan Hua

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Axel Jude Chong He Jun, Ong Jun Wei, Lee Jie Terrence, Darren Sim, Gurshant Singh Sandhu, Joseph Christic Moral, Gatongay Ryqx Manoza, Lee Jin Timothy, Lee Shun Wei Emmeric Carl. MIDDLE ROW: Chong Jin Qi, Lau Chak Lam, Zachary Aidan Tan, Packiaraj Alanjoyel, Philip Chan Hian Hui, Kierann Chong, Ahmad Siddique B Muhamed Abdillah, Ron Koh Jieran, Colin Chiam Tao Young, Gareth Hoon Chen Lin. FRONT ROW: Chue Zhi Sheng Jeffrey, Yeo Jun Jie Lucius, Ethan Yang Wei Jie, Ng Bo Xue Marvin, Ian Lim Sheng Ee, Ms Judy Liew, Mr Soo Chan Hua, Prashant Rai Aryan, Allen Simmy, Ethan Gerard Goh Qing Qun, Aayush Bhatia, Daniel Yeo Jen Xiang.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Fintan 403

Mrs Wang Pei Feng & Ms Tan Lay Moi

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Nicholas Chin Wai Kit, Daniel Scott Harman, Colin Songtao Roberts, Eric Sani Winata, Mohaideen Abdul Kader Fahad, Emmanuel Ng Teng Yang, Nguyen Luong Nguyen Hung, Mohamed Nasir B Mohamed Sheriff, Kia Jia Han, Saravanan Gautham, Ong Cheng Leong. MIDDLE ROW: Jerome Daniel Lye Yi Rong, Kaviyarasan Kirubakaran, Nguyen Khoi Nguyen, Lee Kah Hoe Brian, Jeron Moy Zhi Sheen, Wang Haoji, D Karthikha Vehlan, Joshua Sumarlin, Sim Jing Zhi Edsel, Neubronner Joshua Adam, Nguyen Cao Duy, Suhael Dev S/O Soman Sunil, Pedrina Cyril Lou Guehnn Tudtud. FRONT ROW: Alessandro Louiz D’silva, Wang Ruojin, Damien Gerard Lai, Ryan Lim Chang Yih, Abdul Qawim B Taufeeq Affandey, Mrs Wang Pei Feng, Ms Tan Lay Moi, Do Minh Khang, Amadeus Ho Yi, Wong Wen Xiang, Manuel Tristan Pereira, Elkan Chan.

218 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

Lawrence 401

Ms Chia Yin Shian & Mr Jamues Ng

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Lee Zong Jun Zander, Tay Ming Hao, Brennan Tay Zhun Heng, Heng Zhuo Ren, Wee Liang Shen Ian, Johann Abraham, Nathaniel Tan Zheng Wei, Mahieu Alexandre, Elby Joseph Roy. MIDDLE ROW: Justin Seth Phua Kit Ern, Nyi Wai Yan Myo, Neo Jie Xuan, Tan Zhi Kai, Nicholas Evan Zhiyong Farnell, Neo Yong Kiat Joseph, Aidan Chia Tong, Jaden Lee Xuan Ning, Russell Lai Wei Yang. FRONT ROW: Samuel Lee Kiah En, Yeo Chang Shun Xavier, Akashpal Singh Pannu, Yan Sihan Sky, Darron Loke Wei Loon, Ms Chia Yin Shian, Mr Jamues Ng, Ashwin Sunil Hathiramani, Ryan Loo Hui Liang, Wong Jun An Justin, Ethan Phua, Lucas Daniel Francis.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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CHAPTER SIX

Lawrence 402

Ms Tan Kah Choon & Ms Rita Roop

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Jerome Chong Rui, Heng Tian En, Khoo Kee Suen, Ramesh Babu Rohan Babu, Ryan Tan Kee Liang, Sebastien Tze-An Leib, Ethan Lim Yikang. MIDDLE ROW: Panneer Selvam S/O R, Sim Ray En Ryan, Wee Hong Wei Nigel, Lee Rui Kai, Ryan Ang Zhong Jun, Ian Tate Sim Ek Ern, Kenneth Loke Jun Lin, Au Eong Tyen Haan, Ravichandran Gokul. FRONT ROW: Cayden Thong Kit Hoi, Nathanael Sutjiutama, Tay Jun Yi Joshua, Choun Ray An, Dylan Joel Wong Jia Jun, Ms Tan Kah Choon, Ms Rita Roop, Lee Chong Yih Joseph, Seow Yong Tzi Ethan, Isaiah Joshua Heng Siang Shen, James Aidan Slade Lim En, S Kavi Rajan.

220 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

Lawrence 403

Ms Juliana Woo, Ms Ong Siew Hwee & Mrs Sandra Lee

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Lau Zhe Wen, Matthew Soo Kai Rui, Kieran Lee Kai Jie, Shakktis Vetriveal, Tan Chin Hsien, Parasuraman Nikash, Ian Alexander Isaac, Nathan Tay Yang Liang, Sakthikumaran S/O Balachandar, Su Ye Kai Edmund, Tay Sheng Guang Timothy. MIDDLE ROW: Lee Jia Jie Jonathan, Owain Chong Boon Khai, Justin Dalva Wicent, Daanysh Habiel B Isnin, Andrew Kyle David, Danish Aqeem B Ramlee, Timothy Quek Li Hao, Choong Fui Shaun Anthony, Lee Jun Xu Ignatius, Lee Hsuan Reuben. FRONT ROW: Reshee Ram S/O Raveendaran, Billie Mah Wei Wen, Hong Jit Ray Aaron, Ong Zhi Qian Ethan, Muhammad Zikri Bin Hajhari, Ms Ong Siew Hwee, Mrs Sandra Lee, Jordan Ker Choon Kiat, Dominic Foong, Lutfi Hadi B Marzuki, Liu Junming, Bruce Lie. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Juliana Woo (Form Teacher), Declan Ryan Wong Chin Han, Jonathan Hartadi.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Michael 401

Ms Chan Li Cui Nathania & Mr Fong Kok Hoong

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Kumaraguru Aravinth, Hector Ong Cheng Loong, Balamurugan Nethren, Koh Jia Jun, Darren Koh Kai Jie, Antony Dylan Alegacone, Cheung Wai Tao, Imran Zaki B Mohamed Azam, Jasdeen Mohamed. MIDDLE ROW: Chen Dong Jun, Shananth Sivakumar, Choy Kar Ho Aloysius, Lim Rae Keat Marcus, Harith Zaydan Bin Imran, Aaron Goh Chong Jun, Brendon Stephen Bell, Xavier Yeo Tze Chong, Ee Chun Huang Nicholas. FRONT ROW: Uma Shankar Suhas, Lim De Wei Isaac, Michael Yeo Sheng Yu, Sunith Sunil Mani, Ho Weng Teik, Ms Chan Li Cui Nathania, Mr Fong Kok Hoong, Lim Yan Kai Benjamin, Ethan Zachary Lim Tye Ron, Reuben Fong Shi Yu, Anson Goh Jia Wei, Sanfo Bimal Thomas.

222 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

Michael 402

Mdm Lee Pick Siew & Mr Lim Meng Chye

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Tan Xuan Han, Aden Mel Birch, Tan Nicholas Jay, Safder Imtiaz, Alden Ler, Emanuele Javier Tan Jun Jie, Tristan Toh Zhi Shun, Gordon Lau Chee Fong, Khoo Ming Hui Ethan. MIDDLE ROW: Maverick Tan Jay Liang, Pek Zi An Matthew, Bathan Carlle Ehlrondt Gagasa, Liong Li Heng, Ang Kai Siong Marcus, Tan Hiok Kuek, Yong Heng Fong Justin, Lim Jun Hao, Tan Kai Yang Joshua, Ong Jia Le Jeffrey. FRONT ROW: Ethan Ong Ze En, Mitchell Peh Wei Hao, Tan Wen Pin, Ong Chyee Ee, Raphael Haoyang Ayeni, Mdm Lee Pick Siew, Mr Lim Meng Chye, Joshua Cyriac Varghese, Anuraag Joseph Bijay, Isaac Surendran, Shawn Yeo Wei Cong, Aaryan Gopalakrishnan. NOT IN PICTURE: Yip Wai Jeng Nickolas, Gabriel Matthew Tan Ian-Meng.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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CHAPTER SIX

Michael 403

Mr Tan Puay Hock & Mrs Josephine Lee

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Joash Yap Renyi, Shao Junzhe, Malcolm Chu Jin Xun, Long She Jin Ryan, Cheah Chong Joon Brandon, Joshua Poh Rui Jie, Gabriel Russell Quek. MIDDLE ROW: Amir Chwa Yang Zhen, Eram Al Mamun, Wong Yi Feng David, Joseph Leong Zhen Zhe, Yen Wen-Yo, Mohd Ajmain Inqiad, Bhatia Samarth, Russell Lin Zheng Yu, Ridley Leong Jun Sheng. FRONT ROW: Tan Ming Han, Timothy Andrew Tan Jun Jie, Calvin Kuan Jiahui, Yap Jing Hui Edmund, Mr Tan Puay Hock, Mrs Josephine Lee, Christian Ng Aik Jiak, Foo Shih Han, Nicholas Tan Yi-Jia, Nicholas Yee Seng Cheung. NOT IN PICTURE: Tiah Ie Zac, Teoh Tai Ran, Asher Chan Ruiyi, Lim Ji Min, Wu Tiankai, Tham Kei Leong Caleb.

224 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

Marcian 401

Ms Wong Wah Lee & Mr Ng Shuh Lit

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Gao Yuchen, Jareth Poh Jia Zheng, Er Kian Rong Gabriel, Abdul Taiyeb S/O Shabbir Chechatwala, Euvan Ambigapathi, Qiu Tianchen, Zheng Botao, Lu Mengxuan, Rupertus Tristan Raka Amadeo, Bryan Lee Choon Hoe, Chen Yizhou. MIDDLE ROW: Lim Ming Rong, Lam Zi Xi Matthias, Kota Muralidhar, Lin Zhaoyuan, Arun Prakkash S/O Swaminathan, Krishi Nirav Desai, Lokesh Kumaran John, Jostedal Lau Chung Xu, Nguyen Thien Nhan, Goh Ang Lee, Stalin Muthukumar Bill Sujith Kumaar. FRONT ROW: Jeremy Lee Zhe, Tan Chong Li Ethan, Johnbaskar Allan Robert, Teh Qi Xuan, Ethan Young, Ms Wong Wah Lee, Mr Ng Shuh Lit, Heng Jo Wei, Tang Daran, Akaash Bhagwan S, Timothy Yong Junming, Isaac Wong Cheng Wei. NOT IN PICTURE: Jeremiah Wong Hunn Pin.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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CHAPTER SIX

Marcian 402

Mr Jeremy Liew & Ms Angayarkanni Periasamy

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Bryce Tay Jhin Jun, Mohammad Firas, Theodore Tang Chee Mun, Joel Wong Yan Heng, Luo Ruicheng, Ethan Ng Jing Xi, Randal James Wallace, Ajitesh S/O Manoj Krishnan, Ng Aik Shuan Keene, Phillip Nathaniel Hanan, Aakhash Nair. MIDDLE ROW: Louis Christopher Yu, Richard Tanujaya, Tan Ren Jie, Low Ting Fong, Razi Ahmad Juliansyah Ihsan, Evan Choo Chong Kiat, Yang Jiajun Joven, Ernst Lee, Lin Yiren Adrian, Tamilvanan Tridev, Wong Yi Xiang Dylan. FRONT ROW: Goh Hua Zhe Leonus, Geraldus Audric Herawan, T Akhilesh, Ethan Lim Jin, Cheung Ho Him Ernest, Mr Jeremy Liew, Ms Angayarkanni Periasamy, Shu Changhao, Samuel Chai Chih Hong, Hafiz B Zaidi, Daniel Tan Wen Liang, Alexander Chong An Lui. NOT IN PICTURE: Vishal Theerthagiri.

226 ST JOSEPH’S INSTITUTION


CLASS OF 2019

Marcian 403

Ms Nalini Moorthi & Ms Gina Tan

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Caden Ho Kin Wah, Ishan Pranav Mehta, Ang Yi Rui Paul, Matthew Ng Chen Hao, Cheng Ki-En. MIDDLE ROW: Mahavignesh S/O Singinathan, John Dylan Oh, Ben Nicholas Ng, Park Jaehyun, Lim Zhi Quan Emmanuel, Ryan Tan Shihan, Keegan Tan, Ong Yan Heng Clarence, Jason Nathan Chang. FRONT ROW: Julian Teng, Michael Calvin Tam, Samuel Quek, Nick Lim Ping, Ms Nalini Moorthi, Ms Gina Tan, Ian Tan, Jaedon See Jie Den, Martin Patrick Inglin, Muhammad Farjad Sadri.

JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Fintan 301

Ms Chim Wai Yee & Mr Andrew Martin

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Lee Ji Quan, Wong Koi Yue Mitchell, Chia Wee Herng Keith, Fong Shi Quan Gabriel, Earl John Amiel Del Rosario Castillo, Leo Edwin Julian Britto, Fahym Admir Bin Abdul Razak, Gautham Ramesh, Muhammad Elyas Amir Bin Suhardi. MIDDLE ROW: Mohammad Shaariq Anshad, Tristan Wong Jian Le, Andrew Dillon Poh Jie Hao, Chow Zeyi, Jonathan Leow Guan Wei, Joshryan Phua Hong Zhi, Harimaran Sowmyanarayanan, Jayden Chan, Quek Huang Xian Denzel, Iain Nabiel Bin Isnin. FRONT ROW: Tan Yi Xi Xavier, Chong Ka Lok Ashton, Gabriel Lim Kaixun, Danish Aqil Bin Ismail, Teo Yih Matthew, Ms Chim Wai Yee, Mr Andrew Martin, Branden Tee Yushen, Cheung Izac Ka-Wing, Sylvester Lim Huan Kiat, Adam Harith Bin Abdul Ghani, Wee Ern Hao Timothy. NOT IN PICTURE: Kang Jun Rong Bryan.

Fintan 302

Ms Chen Shuying & Mdm Shanti Sivasubramaniam

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Winston Mulyadi, Donovan Wong Yan Kai, Quek Jin Kai, Seah Le Yang Jonathan, Joel Heng, Eason Lim Yanyu, Wang Chenyang, Leong Tuck Fai Joash, Yang Zhuoyun, Tan Chern Jiang, Ma Yitao. MIDDLE ROW: Brandon David Teo, Kasad Rohan Sheriar, Chan Jia Le Jeremy, Miao Qiaozi, Yap Kwan Hee Xavier, Dominic Hui Tong Meng, Tan Jun-Rong Alexander John, Lau Chun Yew Samuel, Nathaniel Giles Lee Weijie, Ong Yik How Howard. FRONT ROW: Uy Robert Frederik Diaz, Yoshimura Isaac Akitaka, Anshul Sunil Bhangale, Lim Keng Siong Reuben, Toh Zhan Wei, Ms Chen Shuying, Mdm Shanti Sivasubramaniam, Cheng Qi Wei Darius, Chew Sheng Ee Ethan, Edward Thomas Patani, Wang Rui Xian, Bryan Chia Yu Xing.

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Fintan 303

Mr Firmin Lee & Mdm Huang Mei

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Yeo En Kai Kieran, Tiernan Patrick O’rourke, Zachary Mok Zhi Jie, Gareth Loh Yee Yeong, Brien Anthony Chia Jinhao, Ethan Neo Hwee Tjun, Yang Jeeho. MIDDLE ROW: Foo Tun Sherng Alex, Ho Hon Wai Ryan, Graeme Foo Ian Sau, Linus Lim Jun Wey, Ng Yu Chang Nicholas, Althan Ng Yit Khuin, Allen Lim Yu Xiang. FRONT ROW: Chong Tze Yang Damien, Chang Cheng Ho, Samuel Yeo Tian En, Pang Jun Wen Ryan, Ryan Timothy Chia, Mr Firmin Lee, Mdm Huang Mei, Ho Yih Hsien Cephas John, Paul Lee Chin Loong, Christopher Lee Jie Lun, Ian Lee Zhi Kai, Chong Ka Chun Jonathan. NOT IN PICTURE: Seah Tze Yang Bryan, Matthew Wen Jun Johnstone.

Lawrence 301

Mr Ang Yuin Hur & Mr William Chew

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Wu Yonggang, Jarren Ling Ji Rong, Yeo Yirong Justin, Eniavan Elangovan, Ng Yee Xiang, Teo Li Yang Terence, Prakash Nithil Murugan. MIDDLE ROW: Jerome Thomas Ng Tze Loong, Mohammad Syarafuddin B M S, Ian James Payamel, Stephen Zadok James, Benedict Liu Yong En, Lim Zheng Xi Ezra, Mohammed Iqbal Sameer Lal S/O Abdul Kahlid. FRONT ROW: Ng Wei Xun Bradley, Kong Zong Teng Joshua, Chan Tuck Kean Aaron, Muhammad Fitri Bin Shaifudin, Seah Zhuo Jun Chad, Mr Ang Yuin Hur, Mr William Chew, Idris Bin Wan Hazari, Ho Jia Xian Ethan, Sherman Tan Woon Kai, Jovan Tan Yi Jie, Matthew Lim Yong. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Cheng Mengting, Joshua Ong Hai Jie. JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Lawrence 302

Mrs Lorraine Vastel & Mdm Ravindranath Selvarani

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Fredrick Joseph Kevin, Abhijit Jayaraman, Sivakumar Abhinav, Koh Yik Wee, Alexander Seah Min Rui, Lin Sixun, Goh Zheng Feng, Do Thien Phuc, Brendan Cheang Zhao Rong. MIDDLE ROW: Hu Jiamo, Shubham Sharma, Bruce Yong Zhi Yu, Lee Kok Yuan, Zhang Mingzhen Roger, Eric Chan, Palaniappan Sriram, Wallace Chow, Zhang Zhuoyu, Lim Jun Kai Hendrick, Ryan Ng Jun Zhi. FRONT ROW: Yow Keng Yang Daniel, Yeo Kai, Emran Bilal Elhassan, Sim Yan Jie Ryan, Zachary Sutiono, Mrs Lorraine Vastel, Mdm Ravindranath Selvarani, Nguyen Pham Minh Quan, Sashank Balasubrramaniam, David Leong En Han, Ian Teo, Ayden Goh Teng Wee.

Lawrence 303

Ms Surjeet Kaur & Ms Chew Hui Fang

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Kai Bhandari, Dickson Tan Choon Yin, Chung Ze Min, Shota Mark Joseph, Yoong Jun Hao Sebastian, Ryan Tyler Wee, Edmund Tan Chun-Kiat, Wong Kang Wei Jasper, Teo Jia Hsien, Lee Jun Feng, Darius Or Ing-Kai. MIDDLE ROW: Heu Yu Hui, Andrei Loh Jun Jie, Evan Thumboo, Yeo Shao Jie Jerald, Brandon Koh Kai Jie, Khoo Jun Heng Jervis, Ng Elliot, Gideon Chee Yu-En, Nguyen Quang Minh, Leow Jun Hao. FRONT ROW: Liem Jonathan Ming Tjou, Wong Liang Hao Jerome, Bryan Lim Yu Xuan, Walter Ong Yan Heng, Tan Yian Hau, Ms Surjeet Kaur, Nguyen Luu Giang Nam, Zhou Mingyu, Cosmas Lew Jie Kai, Chen Meng Boon Marcus, Dylan Chong Ing Kang. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Chew Hui Fang (Form Teacher), Justin Chee Tse Chong, Russell Seow Zhi Xian.

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Michael 301

Mr Ron Tok & Ms Tan Hui Fang

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Layog Ethan Andrei Belo, Chai Wei Kang, Ng Hong Xiang, Lim Howe Hong Kevan, Premshan Christopher Singh, Spencer Mahadevan Flint, Christian Goh Shao Hon, Chong Hiong Tsin Bruce, Sean William Smart, James Tan Chao Wei, Lee Yide Joshua. MIDDLE ROW: Tan Yin Da Dilan, Ethan Koh Kuan Yee, Andre Gerard Jose Dongallo, Lee Leo, Evan Ng Yin Leong, Lee Yu Yee Dominic, Tan Ze Shyan, Jovan Kwong Jun Rui, Dinh Cao Tue, Joel Tan Le En, Chan Ler Zachary. FRONT ROW: Li Yi’an, Leonard Lai Xun Han, Samuel Ee Kai Woon, Lee Thaddus, Tan Tze Kang Keagan, Mr Ron Tok, Ryan Lim Yi Yang, Owen Loh Wai Mun, Tay Zhe Qian, Ong Wei Yu Nicholas, Michael Kuah Jen Wei. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Tan Hui Fang, Brian Gan Zi Qiang.

Michael 302

Ms Kassandra Lim & Mr Joseph Edison Jr

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Yong Jiajun, Andrew Lui Ming Jie, Marcus Teo Yih Liang, Park Junho, Tan Wei Shynn, Khor Kishan, Russell Lee Rui Cheng, Koon Wei Pheng, Arjun Jayaprakash, Isaac Ng Yong Heng, Tan Ying Liang Torance. MIDDLE ROW: Teo Shao Hong Randall, Goh Teng Loong, Wesley Yiap Wen Le, Madhu Pavan, Joshua Lim Xue Rui, Vivek Pramod, Cheong Weiyuan Dylan, See Hou Yuen, Jared Nyoe, Kieran Marc Baptist, Lim Dao Han Xander, Aidan Lien Tong Sheng, Colin Toh Sze Peng, Yong Chong You Ambrose, Joshua Tan Yong Jun. FRONT ROW: Naufal Hakim Bin Razali, Koh Khee Png Matthew, Ian Tan Yong An, Benedict Chua Wei An, Armahn Gurnam Bhatia, Ms Kassandra Lim, Mark Chong Ka Hou, Mowe Zachary Elijah, Lachlan Toh Zhi Sheng, Zachary Teo, Park Woojin. NOT IN PICTURE: Mr Joseph Edison Jr. JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Michael 303

Mr Mok Hsu Pan & Mrs Lydiawati Wong

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Nicholas Fong Yang Kai, Velu Mithilesh, Jonathan Lau Wen Jie, Pranav Bala Kumar, Tan Yu Harng Zldyn, Wu Zixin, Isa Bin Jamil, Yuan Chenghao, Ryan Lee Zhongyang, Lim Zhi An Gabriel, Irawan Bin Sa’ad. MIDDLE ROW: Cao Lu Ming, Giohann Pierre Gonzales Creencia, Jonathan Amadeus Lee Surjadi, Briceton Ng Xu Hang, Aqil Bin Mohammad Khusni, Wong Ryn, Theofilus Steven Luisan, Xavier E Ng En Xin, Faris Aqil Bin Abdul Malek, Bryan Teo Xuhui, Goh Yee Khang. FRONT ROW: Fakhrul Hayyat Bin Sharul Hisham, Raphael Ler-Jay Ng, Jeriel Lok Yi Sheng, Caleb Ryan Lim, Thia Keng Huo, Mr Mok Hsu Pan, Mrs Lydiawati Wong, Ajay Karthik Balasubramanian, Han Zii Kuang, Warren Koh Rui Ze, Heng Xian Wei Justin, Evan Goh.

Marcian 301

Mr William Tan & Mrs Amy Chua

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Chee Wei Tze Michael Benjamin, Ng Rui Qi, Seo Jiwoo, Tristan Tay Yu Hng, Brandan Nicholas Bolte, Timothy Tan, Shriram Kathiresan, Randave Singh Bains, Then Jan Wei, Isaac Jeremiah Chua Joon How, Ho Yi Kai Samuel. MIDDLE ROW: Evan Michael Neo Ren Jie, Lee Xavia, Anders Loh Jun Wei, Chia Yit Heng Ernest, Ivan Kwan Rui Feng, Surya Subramanian, Loh Zi Quan Keith, Balon Alexandre Stephane Daniel, Ang Jia Jun Josiah, Ryan Ng, Kent Tay, Joshua Teh Kai En, Lee Shang Shin. FRONT ROW: Loh Zhi Jie Joshua, Ho Chih Hsien David Joshua, Jerome Wang En Qiang, Lucas Tan Jia Jing, Timothy Gabriel Soh Yong En, Mr William Tan, Mrs Amy Chua, Timothy Tai Wen Yang, Purushothaman Sanjai, Guru Anand Anish, Dhanush Anilkumarapillai, Ng Kee Chew. NOT IN PICTURE: Choo Yi Zhe, Pang Wei Wen Samuel.

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Marcian 302

Mdm Roziyah Abdul Samad & Ms Deborah Goh

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Aloysius Loh Zhe Lei, Tng Shih Kai, Zhu Wei Long, Ong Jee Sean, Li Zhe Le, Chua Hong Jun, Ting Pin Hao, Kok Kai Jie Sean, Randy Ch’ng Jun Hao, Chng Yi Thong, Sarojh J Kalyan. MIDDLE ROW: Maverick Mikhail Remiel, Peter Hadi Wijaya, Brendan Koh Yu Heng, Muhammad Naufal Bin Taib, Amil Al-Makarim Bin Ahmad Al-Mahir, Kennaldy Lukman, Caderic Yeo, Orlando Loi Chang En, Lim Yi Wei, Rohan Varatharajan. FRONT ROW: Lim Jia Sheng Zachary, Goh Jun Hao, Mohammad Jahangeer Ali S/O Amir Sultan, Harvinkumar S/O Dana Balan, Chu Hau Zer, Mdm Roziyah Abdul Samad, Ms Deborah Goh, Owen Nigel Tjiptarahardja, Choo Chi Tao Dylan, Seth Olav Yong, Chan Jeun Gwong, Renesh Dharma.

Marcian 303

Mr Patrick Sagaram & Ms Ngo Yee Ling

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Javan Sng Yong Jie, Ku Zi Ming, Sean Jacob Lee Dean, Lim Keng Hean, Asher Khor Xin Zhe, Yang Yuan Ming, Goh Jun-Wei Justin, Lin Brandon, Aiden Zachary Yeo Chee-Seng. MIDDLE ROW: Yeo Jian Wen Jame, Sng Jia Jun Brandon, Asher Ho Jia Bao, Dylan Chew Yi Jie, Ryann Cheah Ui-En, Hong De Ming Justin, Julian Chew Shi Ming, Ilya Syafique Bin Nasruddin, Luke Xavier Chew Wen Xiong. FRONT ROW: Jaryl Yip Jia Le, Tan E Bao, Ian Lee Qi Yuan, Lim Qun Ming Joshua, Jaydon Larsson Dunning, Mr Patrick Sagaram, Ms Ngo Yee Ling, Joash Seah Jia Shun, Sia Ming Cheng, Gregory Ang Tze Kai, Luke Nathaniel Teo Bo-Sheng, Yael Song Jun Yi.

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Fintan 201

Mr Anthony Khoo & Ms Tay Tze Hoon

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Medhansh Bhagchandani, Aidan Chong Kai Jet, Ho Justin, Chris Joseph Manu, Alston Cheng Yu Yang, Princern Tjia Ting Yu, Christian Gregory Lim Tye Jin, Lucas Soh Keng How, Timothy Chin Wei Quan, Joshua Low Choon Wei, Akshaj Kokkeri. MIDDLE ROW: James Choong Fui Jae, Chew Jun Rui Rhys, Tan Minh Thanh Ernest Thomas, Servio Tye Wei Hern, Yong Tze Wen Jeremy, Samuel Wong Kang J, Kang Jeongwook, Khoo Jaylen, Karthik Nodu Santhosh, Casper Chew Hai Meng. FRONT ROW: Foo Jie Ren Kieran, Hrishit Chhabra, Darren Lim, Xavier Pan De En, Darius Lye Ze Qi, Mr Anthony Khoo, Jonathan Varghese George, Lim Kai Pin, Lee Shi Han Christian, Lim Jing Hao Brandon, Nicholas Tan Kai Kiat. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Tay Tze Hoon.

Fintan 202

Ms Vivien Sim & Mr Nicholas Koh

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Howie Wang, Timothy Ethan Koh, Ronaldy Djaja Putra, Naufal Amir Bin Safarudin, Gratio Candid Wahyudinata, Huang Yaoting, Chew Zheng Wei, Low Hong Liang Marcus, Tan Jing Jie, Zhang Zhijun. MIDDLE ROW: Chong Chern Yee Anton, Teh Koh, Kang Wen Jie Deston, Raiden Kai Puthucheary, Lin Jiekang, Jayven Soh Jun Ho, Jonathan Low Shao En, Jonathan Koa Zhi Yong, Mikaeel Irfaan Bin Nazrool, Jarrett Lee Changxun. FRONT ROW: Charlton Koh Yang Zhang, Balraj Singh Purba, Aeden Chng Yu Khye, Zechariah Woon Tian Hoong, Kek En-Wei Dominic, Ms Vivien Sim, Mr Nicholas Koh, Ian Buxton Sia, Tay Jun Yi Javier, Lutfil Hadi Bin Iskandar, Joshua Ling Hee Kai, Zuzarte Trey Alexander Ki’an. NOT IN PICTURE: Cayden Chong Zhi Jie, Isaac Koh Le.

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Lawrence 201

Ms Izabela Wojciechowska & Ms Fauziah Hussein

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Chua Jia Jun, Matthew Tan Jun-Yi, Lee Zhi Xin Gareth, Adam Mukhair Bin Azlan, Bennett Tang Jing Rong, Andrew Chin, Anish Ketan Gathani, Rael Lee, Ong Ix Shang, Matt Liew Ge Yuan, Harith Sufyan Bin Sharom. MIDDLE ROW: Gareth Ng Cheng Kiat, Ng Kei Jie Luke, Ayman Bin Azhar, Lim Ding Kai, Luke Ang Jia Jun, Hong Yee Teck Michael, Chee Yong Hng Ravier, Bathan Rhynier Mikkel Gagasa, Tay Jareth, Teo Jun Ree Juston. FRONT ROW: Nicholas Liu Chang Le, Joel John Teo Wei Xin, Harris Bin Mohd Zailani, Lee Le Jiin Matthias, Isaac Joshua Ang Kai Yi, Ms Izabela Wojciechowska, Ms Fauziah Hussein, Harris Bin Juraimi, Lance Tay Kai Yi, Lee Wei Xuan Adriel, Abshar Rushdi Bin Ronizam, Joshua Yee Shui Kit. NOT IN PICTURE: Saif Gulam S/O Mohamed Shameer.

Lawrence 202

Mr Sirhan Ahmadiah & Ms Tay Xiu Yu

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Nyi Nyi Swe Min, Tan Jun Xiang Carl, Michael Yang Wei Liang, Boey Yui Jit, Woon Kang Xiang, Syed Shafiq Bin Syed Mohamed Alkhairid, Reyes Tan Boon Xian, Ng Yong Kai, Darius Lee Ze Yu, Daniyal Bin Mohamed Borhan, Jeremiah Paul Tan Li. MIDDLE ROW: Cheong Jun Kiat Isaac, Julien Christian Tremolieres Xiangkai, Jaryl Lee, Leslie Vetuz Tan Wei En, Kevin Lee Zhi Kai, Teh Bo Xi, Heng Zheng Yang Jayden, Goh Kai Jun Kavan, Chua Wei Teck Colin, Naqif Nizar Baledram, Ryan Sing Aik Yong. FRONT ROW: Wong Wei Lun, Gautham Suppayyan, Raiyan Idraki Bin Herwandy, Turmidzi Bin Zakaria, Isaac Tan Yu Yang, Mr Sirhan Ahmadiah, Ms Tay Xiu Yu, Phua Ping Yuan, Michael Ng Chen Han, Lynuz Rham Panganiban, Raphael Tan Juan Kang, Kek Qing Xiang Kenneth.

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Lawrence 203

Mrs Mishalle Chua & Ms Fauziah Abdullah

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Alden Chew Jinghong, Koh Ji En Ian, Matthew Foo Hui Yong, Goh Shao Wei Charles, Nicholas Tan Teik Soon, Trevor Chan Ee Kit, Gareth Shek Rui Wen, Wong Yeh Teng Elliot, Parcon Jeriah Gavril Ursulo. MIDDLE ROW: Jeremy Kiang, Chong Zhi Sheng, Samuel Tan Hong Yew, Lim Yi-Ern, Alexander Damian Muthu, Nicholas Hoon Tian Zhi, Muhammad Syahid Bin Mohd Shafik, Raphael Goh Rae Yang, Chan Luke Isaac, Ng Sze De Lucas, Jerome Chan Jiesheng. FRONT ROW: Dinesh John Peeris, Lim Andrew Julian Sia, Goh Yi Cheng Nicholas, David Yeong Jie Jun, Rais Amar Danial Bin Ezani Rais, Mrs Mishaelle Chua, Ms Fauziah Abdullah, Chan Qi Xuan Jayden, Kim Dongkuk, Muhammad Daiyan Bin Iskandar, Yap Bao En Ethan, Nathanael Fu Zi Xiang. NOT IN PICTURE: Akkshaye Pillai, Gadepalli Sriram Krishn Maanas.

Michael 201

Ms Josephine Khoo & Mr Jason Pereira

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Mohamed Ibrahim S/O Mohamed Bari, Han Zhizhong, Prabhu Strynesh, Tymon Oh Yan Chen, Jovan Quak Zi Yuan, Zheng Zhouyang, Qin Shaohang, Zechariah Chng Jia Heng, Aw Enkai Scott, Leong Meng Yang Bryan, Loh Jun Kang Bastien. MIDDLE ROW: Ang Ding Heng Jaylen, Parameswaran Nithiskrishna, Glenn Ong Quan Wei, Keagan Lee Muliady, Aldric Lim Wei Qi, Han Rui, Junius Toh Zi Jun, Jonathan Hay Jing Kai, Muhammad Irshaad Bin Mohamed Sultan, Ng Yeow Heng, Joel Roche. FRONT ROW: Arul Sanjay Krishna, Troy Tyler Chin Wei, Ng Mun Hei, Wee Yi De John-Paul, Trystan Raj, Ms Josephine Khoo, Ang Jia Jun, Gavin Tan Yong Sheng, Bernard Lim Pin Liang, Dean Leigh Tan, Girikumar Yashvanth Kumar. NOT IN PICTURE: Mr Jason Pereira, Goh Chern Xi Vandon.

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Michael 202

Mr Azhar Ghazali & Mrs Michelle Toh

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: S Amrit, Gerid Poh Kiat Yil, Caden Lin Teck Chong, Gereon Lim Shize, K Lukesh Kavin, Chan Jia Qi Jonathan, Jareth Lim Fang Jun, Tan Zi Yang David, Annamalai Muthiah, Xavier Toh Jin Shen, Ong Guan Kit Ray. MIDDLE ROW: Ling Sze Hao Oliver, Sabitendra Telukula, Chooi Jie Rui Gregory, Kieran Andre Longue, Terence Tew Wei Bin, Justin Lim Jin Xuan, Lim Jowell, Meldric Yap Kai Ho, Jeyakumar Mahin, Kandakumar Jegan, Dylan Tan Ray Herng. FRONT ROW: Brandon Tan Jing Kai, R Sactiram Naidu, Luke Christian Tan Ern Wei, Andrei Ann De Rui, Salvador Joaquin Alonzo Awat, Mr Azhar Ghazali, Mrs Michelle Toh, Jay Ow Wey Xinn, Xavier Chong Shao Yang, Rajendran Krishnan, Satoshi Magata, Chang Kieran. NOT IN PICTURE: Nee Wei Xun.

Michael 203

Ms Lim Boon Siang & Mr Samuel Ng

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Mahesshen Subra, Rangasamy Kumaramani Rupesh, Shen Xiaoshen Kelvin, Jacob Danzle Theseira, Chen Yi Yong, Ha Yujian, Wang Ziqi, Choi Taemin, Subramanian Navin Nagarajan, Zhang Wuyu, Marcus Kuan Zhong Wei. MIDDLE ROW: Weng Yi Song Caelan, Sing Yu Xuan, Aidan Lui Ming Xian, Zachary Mak Tze Hng, Au Zheng Yu Andrew, Koo Kyojin, Joseph George Low Kai, Titus James Snodgrass, Ian Nai Chiak Hng, Caelan Kang Tze Khye, Royce Manikandan. FRONT ROW: Roshan Singh Sidhu, Koh Yi Sen Evan, Joshua Gay Jun Han, Anandan Shivanand, Emmanuel Mark Heng Siang Yen, Ms Lim Boon Siang, Mr Samuel Ng, Koh Tze Tsuen Daniel, Elroy Quek Zhi Yuan, Edmund Wong Chun Kiat, Kaiser Siow Kai Ze, Sudhan Harez Vinshan. JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Marcian 201

Ms Josephine Wee & Ms Sundari Lakshmanan

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Jarrel Neo Guan Chee, Gabriel Lee De En, Chen Ze Rui, Joshi Mihir Ashutosh, Joshua Jon Lenus, Kelson Loke U-Keat, Ng Choon Kiat Jerald, Lim Tze-Keefe Euan, Ian Ang Cheng Xi, Alger Yu Sheng Hao, Boey Jayden. MIDDLE ROW: Baskar Mithun Krishna, Ng Seng Yan Joshua, Ranade Amogh, Irfan Mohamed Navas, Judah Lai, Jasper Sim Jian Wei, Chua Jing Ren George, Saravanan Naveen, Johann Haw Yuan En, Jagannathan S/O Shanmuganandam. FRONT ROW: Kong Yu Herng, Lim Jing Han Ryan, Darrius Wong Soon Yu, Ravind Andrew Sivakumar, Thiagarajan Arunesh, Ms Josephine Wee, Ms Sundari Lakshmanan, Heng Zhi Cheng Marvus, Muhammad Ibrahim S/O Jiaudeen, Srinivasan Pranav Sakthi, Isaac Yap Guan Teng, Chay Seng Tuck Arthur.

Marcian 202

Mr Chong Jun Hien & Ms Adeline Ng

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Princeton Toh Zi Jie, Ang Yong En Zavien, Sean Gerard Chin Yan Rong, Tanishq Gunasekaran, Sean Tey Yi-Shuen, James Ong Qi Xu, Isaac Tan, Li Shaokai, Ian Zachary Wong Tze Tsun. MIDDLE ROW: Yueh Joly, Mak Zhi En, Caleb Chong Jia Hng, Kyran Marc Tan Kai, Tan Kieran, Keevan Kanagalingam, Seng Liang Gin Johann, Lim Jie Rong Derek, Andrew Tay Bin Song, Ong Kai-Jun Ethan Lucas, Shaun Matthew Wong. FRONT ROW: Dhiren Immanuel Joseph, Matthew Aaron Chan Chun Fong, Balaji Prakash Narayanan, Russell Yom Zhenyi, Emmanuel Sunartio, Mr Chong Jun Hien, Ms Adeline Ng, Lim Yee Kiat Zachary, Caleb Tan Kah Lok, Jethro Teoh Wen Ming, Kathiravan Nedunchezhian, Assis Franklin Kevin Benedict. NOT IN PICTURE: Julian Lee Jin-Yung, Giovanni Goh Zhen Rui.

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Marcian 203

Mr K Arul & Ms Wang Bin Xi

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Teo Kay Siang Reuben, Quek Beng Suan Xavier, Tan Ee Shayne Ian, Ng Xi Kai, Heng Meng Hong Javen, Sundar Bharath, Ng Minfa, Joel Lee Jing Han, Lee Jun Yuan Henry, Senthil Kumar Athiteain, Vallen Yap Wei-Ren. MIDDLE ROW: Jovan Chew Xunyang, Pramod Nattanmai Muralidharan, Angad Chopra, Brandon Tan, Viyagularajesh Marshal Jones, R S Shyam, Zhuo Chengsheng, Ganti Abhiram, Meyyappan Karthikeyan, Liew Kar Wei Ken, Emmanuel Gerard Tan Zhu Hao. FRONT ROW: Khoo Kai Rui Ignatius, Goh Zheng Kai Reiner, Salamante Jacey Ryan Lizardo, Chua Yong Xiang, Aguilar Anthony Charles Lim, Mr K Arul, Ms Wang Bin Xi, Jovan Chow Guo Quan, Paul Yuen Yong Kang, P G Rahul Nivash, Reuben David Louis, Isaac Matthias Teo.

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Fintan 101

Ms Sivaprakasam Uthayarani & Ms Doris Koh

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Sebastian Tay, Kow Jovan, Chia Liang Hong Cayden, Mohamed Ariff Thahseen Rifaath, Maclaren Aidan Ming, Ezzath Saheerjan Bin Jamal Abdul Nazar, Aidan Malcolm Mok Choon Guan, Lee Khar Cheng Kendric, Jamie Tan Jie Xun, Venkateshan Vishnu, Jerome Jegaram Thrumurgan. MIDDLE ROW: Sekar Keshav Anand, Jerome Gabriel Lee Jun Yi, Jerald Lee Kia Jie, Caden Loke Yip Harng, Asher Tan Jian Fu, Ng Shi Lun, Christian Sim Jiah Yong, Satheesh Prabhu Darshan, Joshua Goh Jie Kai, R Mukilan, Thirumal Murugan Aswanth. FRONT ROW: Loke Ngai Hong Justin, Jaylen Chan Junwu, Damien Tay Jia En, Matthew Goile Jian Feng, Ja Sharman, Ms Sivaprakasam Uthayarani, Ms Doris Koh, Gooi Joo Hern Gordon, Ashwathama Ramanthan, Lien Tong Le Zachary, Asher Ee Shang Lin, Keane Neo.

Fintan 102

Ms Asmah Hanim B Mohamad & Ms Karen Teo

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Matthew Oon Jun-En, S Deenesh, Tan Sen Gin Ryan, Chong Gene Nathan, Lee Chen Xing Tristan, Thirumalpathi Thishan, Manikandan Mithilesh, Gavin Owen Law Yit Sien, Joshua Hanitio, Ganesan Sridevi Reethick Raju, Selvaraj Adithya. MIDDLE ROW: Srijan Karunakaran, Rayappan Silvin Jacob, Leung Wing Kan Ernest, Jovan Ang Lik Heng, Thiyagarajan Sai Prasath, Lee Voy, Mohamed Nifaaz S/O Mohamed Ismail, Wong Ee Seng Max, Swaminathan Sivaram, Aidan Lim Kaijie, Teo Joon Yik Joshua. FRONT ROW: Hoh Zhi Xiong Daniel, Gregory Tai Wen Hao, Teo Hansen, Seow Yong Ann Reuben, Ng Sean Maximillian, Ms Asmah Hanim B Mohamad, Lim Sheng Kai Ethan, Tay Kia Yong, Jonathan Law Jiaheng, Rayne Ang Xia Yu, Ramasamy Soundar Ganesh. NOT IN PICTURE: Ms Karen Teo.

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Fintan 103

Ms Felicia Chew & Mr Michael Poh

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Chew Jun Shen, Teh Keng Heng Travis, Nitishwar Mohan Natarajan, Lee Chi Yuen Cedric, Upeck Enuka Wanigaratna, Ashvik Samuel Durairaj, Keane Wong Jen Quin, Asher Jireh Tay Ler En, Samuel Benedict Tan Hong Qing, Shaun Loh Li Xuan, Criston Asiel Goh. MIDDLE ROW: Evan Heng, Lye Kai Xuan Dylan, Bhuvaneswari Padmanathan Surya, Gabriel Peck Jin Jie, Sivasubramanian Dhanasekaran, Amal Anand Navin, Caleb Goh Ren Jet, Vishal Suresh, Kieran Krygsman, Ayden-Luke Tan Jing En, Lim Jun Keng Brandon, Arumugam Sashang. FRONT ROW: Jeremy Ho Jun Hian, Lai Ye, Julian Benedict Sng Kai Yang, Fong Zhi Le, Brandon Leong Wai Jun, Ms Felicia Chew, Mr Michael Poh, Sumugan Kapilan, Danny Chandiramani, Aden Tan Liang Chen, Shen Zhiming, Axel Lie Hidajat.

Lawrence 101

Ms Ong Mei Fen & Mr Nigelio Fabular

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Goh Chian Keane, Thameezh Ahmed Naveen Shamsudin, Marsh Dian Lyle Slader, Lucas Teo Chee Yen, Peter Tan Chao Xing, Ong Zheng Quan Astrophel, Matthias Chee Youkang, Muhammad Baasith Bin Muhammed Nawaz, Jethro Chia Min Ern, Mahesh Srithij. MIDDLE ROW: Leo Phua Ler Kang, Soh Ning Ge Christopher, Ignatius Low Sher Whey, Kam Xiang Wei Gregory, Siddharth Chitra Krishnan, Timothy Kok, Keane Yeo Di Lin, Ethan Ching Xin Jie, Pughazhendi Jashaanth, Gabriel Seow, Sean Ethan Lim, Venkatesh Santosh, Lucas Lee Kay Eong. FRONT ROW: Harshad Pillay, Yang Jeewon, Ng Yan Yu, Kieran James Kwok Ngai Chi, Alexander Wong Ming Kai, Ms Ong Mei Fen, Mr Nigelio Fabular, Li Zhixuan Jair, Wong Wei Lun Aaron, Tharan Mahesh Kumar, Ryan Tan Keng Kai, Lee Kieran. JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Lawrence 102

Mrs Ng-Yeo Bee Kheng & Ms Valerie Koh

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Abiram T, Agil Singaraselvan, Justin Lim, Chen Yanshuo, Samuel Teng Jingxian, Sadayan Aqeel Ahmed, Kang Chan-V Philippe, Lim Yee Kai Jason, Aidan Gregory Khoo Chian Khai, Gan Jiawen Daniel, Keagan Goh Rui Xian. MIDDLE ROW: Tamilvanan Sabesan, Xu He, Senthil Hrithik, Sim Weilun, Jared Lee Buckalew, Thng Toh Yong Wesley, Jeff Chan Jing Kai, Krishnakumar Girijesh, Aditya Joseph Ernest, Kang Jingye Matthew, Brandon Samuel Teo Hou Yang, Quek Yi Ming. FRONT ROW: Calvin Tan Qi Rui, Kieran Tan Kiat Ren, Pandi Balaji Bavaesh, Khoo Yong Ler Ray, Caleb Seah Jia Luo, Mrs Ng-Yeo Bee Kheng, Ms Valerie Koh, Evan Chong Yu-Thng, Bryan Lim Zheng Wei, Felix Joseph Francis, Yu Ziyang, Rahul Singaram Senthilkumar.

Michael 101

Mr Jerry Tai & Ms Lee Siew Lian

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Joshua Chng Junwen, Auza’i Alfaruq Bin Mohamad Azali, Rais Aqila Tossin, Axel Jan Van Osch, Ng Zor Zay, Harjas Singh Sidhu, Wu Shu-Han, Chung Dohyun, Fan Enrui, Chen Wei En James Ryan, Gabriel Seet Wen An. MIDDLE ROW: Aldren Neo Jin Kai, Conall Wong Yan Han, Poh Le Vin, Ang Ying Yi, Ang Xun Qi Dwayne, Loh Fangjun, Ifaz Rahman, Livio Marc Gabriel Occhipinti, Lee Cheng Jun, Cheung Chun Tao, Articona Matthew Calutan, Jonathan Ong Zhi Rong. FRONT ROW: Qi Yao Jie, Foo Fang Hao Darius, Clarke Ronni Mangan, Choo Yi Ming, Horatius Koh Jin Yang, Mr Jerry Tai, Ms Lee Siew Lian, Koenig Nicholas Gerard, Liew Jun Xiang Damian, Ang Jing Xun Lionel, Jayden Li Jun Peng, Damien Lau Jia Hui.

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Mr Wu Guangzhi & Mr Alphonsus Gregory

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Ng Wen Jie Marcus, Marcus Mok Qi Kang, Aaditya Murali Krishnan, Wong Kei Hoi Rico, Ooi Zi Yang, Panuganty Krishang Raju, Aarush Nair, Fei Hongming, Phua Yan Zhi Owenn, Wang Yi An Charles, Robert An-Cheng Shacklock. MIDDLE ROW: Aidan Shaun Choo, Robert Lim Teck Howe, Chua Yuyang Declan, Tan Siyuan Tanis, Ethan Wen Yutong, Wong Ren Yi, Ng Shao En Sean, Lim Hong Rui Justin, Chia Chang Yi Aaron, Keegan Wee, Aidan Chia Zhi Le. FRONT ROW: Lucas Koh Jing Han, Wong Yin Mun Javen, Ian Yip Wen-Kang, Jai Thanh Le, Marc Leong Weng Mun, Mr Wu Guangzhi, Penaredondo Josh Emmanuel Momongan, Kumar Arnav, Jonathan Hee Weizhe, Goh Si Han Ryan, Chakravarty Johaan Ajay. NOT IN PICTURE: Mr Alphonsus Gregory.

Michael 103

Ms Denise Jeyaseelan & Ms Ho Ki Hui

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Tan Ee Kiat, Thaddeus Kuah Kiat Ray, Adeel Ihsan Bin Mohammad Nazri, Kai Elliot Wong, Conrad Gregory Chen, Choo Jun Cong Darius, Muhammad Amirul Ridhwan Bin Rudy, Matthew Doo Zheng En, Jayden Ho Junjie, Kevin Zong Ze An, Jeryl Koh Gin Hern. MIDDLE ROW: Cayden Fobrogo, Lee Chee Yong, Wang Zhihuan Felix, Tay Zhi Sheng Japheth John, Chew Ethan, Joshua Goh, Rick Ong Jun Xuan, Teo Jun Wei Zavier, Marcus Ng Jun Herng, Lim Yu Han Dylan, Tan Jun Loong, Agarwal Ananmay Abhishek. FRONT ROW: Chong Ka Yeng Preston Peter, Zubair Adil Sen, Tan Kai Wen Ignatius, Ryan Lim Zong Han, Francis Leong Yu Xiang, Ms Denise Jeyaseelan, Ms Ho Ki Hui, Vinit Shah, Kee Yi Han Thaddeus, Farhan Zachary Ewell, Dylan Tan Chuen Wen, Brandon Toh Jia Qing. JOSEPHIAN ANNUAL 2019

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Marcian 101

Ms Wai Pei Pin & Mr Mohamad Loqman

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Kee Tim Jin, Philson Sow, Oong Jin Ming, Cheng Kai Yi Kaeden, Lu Zenan Edward, Shane Lee Yu Xiang, Bian Gede, Spencer Lucas Lee Zhen Jie, Pang Kuan Jeng, Cheng Ren How Caden, Gordon Chua Jia Png. MIDDLE ROW: Li Yiheng, Chennojwala Maadhava Sai, Yeoh Yi Xun, Matthieu Tze-Ping Leib, Siddhanth Nistala, Javier Ng Yong Zhi, Goh Wei Loon Gregory, Lim Zheng Jun Winston, Chan Bing Jun Bryant, Tej S/O Suresh Kumar, Nikam Aryan, Lee Yan Jo Declan Rhys. FRONT ROW: Yap Rong-Shen, Paul David Arendain Talam, Koh Yong Zhi Kaven, Adarsh Kumar Vatsa, Ong Jin Bo Glen, Ms Wai Pei Pin, Horikawa Tan Hideya Raphael, Koh Liang Jie Matthew, James Lee Cheang Yang, Kerhalkar Rohan, Rayden Tan Rui Duan. NOT IN PICTURE: Mr Mohamad Loqman.

Marcian 102

Mr Bernard Teo & Ms Ong Shu Yee

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Xie Ruichuan, Willmott Jeremias Coen Kai Yan, Cai Yuan Pei, Tang Di Kai, Robbie Tan Zheng Xu, Li Xuanyu, Chong Kai Zhe, Rayne Quek Chuan Yi, Jovan Sin Wen Yang, Low Zhan Rui, Yang Yongjun Eugene. MIDDLE ROW: Lim Yi Jun Rhys, Chew Jia De Xander, Richston Neo Jie Siang, Lim Wei Yong Matthew, Jason Ong, Conrad Elliot Lee, Christopher Then Kai Jie, Dylan Goh Kia Hiang, Spandan Sengupta, Cayden Peh, Justin Sean Robert. FRONT ROW: Russell Teo Zi Le, Zhang Ruowei, Jotham Gerard Nicholas, Donovan Tng, Jarrod Koh Jie En, Mr Bernard Teo, Ms Ong Shu Yee, Linan Miguel Joaquin Guillermo, Darshan Vijayaraj, Timothy Tan Zhi Jie, Jonas Wong Jun Yi, Akash Ravi.

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Marcian 103

Mr Karl Lee & Mr Krison Tan

(From Left to Right) BACK ROW: Aloysius Ong Pin, Yee Hao En, Justin Benedict Yu, Nathan Yap Ka Jun, R Sai Shashank, Lee Sooyoung, Poh Tze Hean Asher, Eashan Kumar, Koh Zhi Wei Zavier, Brendan Th’ng Ding En, Toby Foo Leon Sau. MIDDLE ROW: Timothy Poh Rui Xiang, San Haoyang Andrew, Aaryan Mondal, Kothamasu Pranavasai Bhavesh, Aiden Lau Kei Hung, Arnab Datta, Ong Sher Han Gareth, Allamsetti Anshul, Ng Jun Han, Hubert Halim, Reuel Fong Shi Cheng. FRONT ROW: Isaac Puah Neo Wei-En, Keith Eldriech Tanya Young, Tan Chi Rey, Thng Kai Jun Aidan, Isaac Tay Jia Jun, Mr Karl Lee, Mr Krison Tan, Abhay Rajesh Tralshawala, Goh Lu Yang Thomas, Zarek Low Jun Hei, Koh Zer Ray Ansley, Zenith Teo Ziyi.

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