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24 Mar 2017

This is the text of the speech delivered at the Teacher’s Appreciation Day, before the school assembly of teachers and students.

I normally deliver my speech in English first. As this speech has to do with my journey of learning Chinese, I shall break with tradition and deliver the Chinese speech first.

Scouts Job Week | 童军工作周

Our Scouts CCA kicked-off our first Annual Job Week last Wednesday where Scouts and Cubs went around the neighbourhood to perform household tasks in exchange for a donation.

Thank you to our Scout Leaders, namely, Jarrod, Natasha, Emily G, Daria and Sally for their tireless assistance and support in planning, administering and executing the Job Week!

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HWA Art Exhibition | HWA 艺术展

We are having the two-week art exhibition - Metamorphosis - by 5 of our graduating Grade 12 visual arts students. The exhibition is part of their IB Diploma Programme requirements, More importantly, the exhibition provides them an opportunity to show you and the others what they have learnt and how far they have come in their learning journey at HWA.

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HWA PSG Family Movie Night | HWA 家长会委员会电影之夜

We can't wait to our HWA PSG Family Movie Night on next Friday ! You are most welcome to join us! Please refer to the poster for more details !

下周就是我们的HWA家长委员会电影之夜了! 在这里,我们诚挚的邀请您来参与我们!更多详情请参阅海报。

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Science and Mathematics Fair |科学与数学博览会

The Science and Math Week activities for the academic year 2016-17 went remarkably well from 28th February to 2nd March 2017, encouraging students to inquire, investigate and reflect on the changes happening around us; from seasons and climate, to materials and energy.

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03 Mar 2017

It was yet another busy Tuesday lunch-break when a bunch of students knocked on my doors and came in (for my candy, obviously – it is not like the Principal is the reason for them to come!). I smiled and reminded myself of the students whom I observed barging into their classrooms when their teacher was teaching – I shall have to remind my teachers to reinforce this habit in school. Proper manners is very much a part of society’s expectations, and as educators, it is our job to teach manners as well.

HWA Scouts Coney Island Trip

Last Wednesday, 22nd February, HWA Scouts went hiking at Coney Island, Punggol. Our hike day coincided with World Scouts Day (also known as Founders Day), which is a day worldwide where all Scout associations celebrate the birthday of Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting.

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HWA Green Club Jurong Bird Park Trip

On 8th Feb, HWA Green Club members went to the Jurong Bird Park. The trips coincided with the celebration of the Year of the Rooster and our focus on birds of Singapore and Asia. During the trip, students participated in the Zoo-Diac Trail, which included stops at Birds of Prey, the Lory Loft, Jungle Jewels, Wings of Asia and the World of Darkness.

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