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Singaporean of the Year 2018 finalist: Annabelle Kwok
Ms Annabelle Kwok is the founder of NeuralBay, a software company that specialises in image analytics. She is also a hardware hacker, marathon runner, musician and avid volunteer. And she is only 25.
Singaporean of the Year 2017 finalist: Luqman
Muhammad Luqman Abdul Rahman, 18, has helped around 20 people suffering from cardiac arrests by performing CPR and providing other assistance.
9 teachers recognised in 11th edition of the Inspiring Teacher of English Award
The winners of this year's Inspiring Teacher of English Award cited the importance of cultivating critical thinkers in the classroom, and encouraging students to think of multiple perspectives and to voice their own views.
“We Are Singapore”: NDP in TJC
This year, something new and exciting was added to enhance TJC’s National Day Celebrations. It was Artitude! Artitude allowed for TJians to experience and enjoy the national day festivities through the arts.
TJC SYMPHONIC BAND PRESENTS A NIGHT TO REMEMBER - LIMELIGHT 2018
The Symphonic Band performed at the Esplanade Concert Hall as part of the Limelight series. Limelight is a series that gives some of the best school choirs and symphonic bands in Singapore an opportunity to perform at the Esplanade Concert Hall, with the aim to inspire excellence in performance among schools.
AURORA XXII – A DREAMY NIGHT TO REMEMBER
On 18th May 2018, Friday, the Guitar Ensemble held their highly anticipated annual concert, AURORA XXII. The theme for this year’s concert was ‘Dreams’. It encapsulates the hope and free spirit of the youth - the stage of life that many in the audience can relate to.
CHINESE ORCHESTRA CONCERT
The college’s Chinese Orchestra, or TJCO as they are fondly referred to by many, held its much-awaited annual concert at the Singapore Conference Hall in May 2018. The concert, entitled Lumière, featured the incredible talents of the performers.
Temasek Junior College pulls off yet another successful IP Open House
All week round, waves of excitement rushed over the Integrated Programme (IP) cohort as enthusiastic students prepared for the annual Open House that was to take place on 26th May, 2018.
DRAMA SHOWCASE 2018
Our very own TJDrama put in tireless effort into bringing to life two plays and performing it for the college to see in a Drama Showcase. TJDrama presented a double bill, comprising of a comedy, “My Mother Thinks I Look Like Cristiano Ronaldo” and a devised piece, “The Nature Of Time That Can Never Rewind”.
A New Beginning for 42nd Students’ Council
On the 25th of April 2018, Temasek Junior College held the 42nd Students’ Council investiture. Themed Iridescence, the event marked the beginning of the 42nd Students’ Council’s journey of service to the college, and the stepping down of the 41st Students’ Council.
NOVICE TEAM BEATS DEFENDING CHAMPION AND WINS CHINESE DEBATE COMPETITION
Our very own Chinese debate team participated in the 2018 NUS “Lion Cup” Chinese debate competition. We competed against Maris Stella High School, Raffles Girls School, Hwa Chong Institution and Nanyang Girls’ High School before eventually emerging as champions.
C.S.H.E. Fair Inspiring TJCians to Dream Big
The Careers, Scholarships & Higher Education Fair was held on 7th March 2018 in TJC. JC1 and JC2 students were treated to a day of enlightening career and higher education talks that would help them prepare for post-JC life
WHICH HOUSE WILL REIGN SUPREME THIS TRACK AND FIELD MEET?
The sun scorches down onto the gallery, sweat lingering on faces and backs. It’s hot and humid, but still, there’s a certain buzz of excitement in the air. Anticipation of the upcoming cheer competition and events fills the gallery. It’s finally time for TJC’s annual Track and Field Meet!
A MEMORABLE REUNION OF TJC PIONEERS
Forty-one years since they walked through the college gates, the pioneer staff and students of Temasek Junior College returned to their alma mater for a long-awaited reunion on Saturday, 10 March 2018.
Embracing History while staying Relevant
The Prime Minister’s lecture commemorating ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute’s 50th anniversary was held on 13 March 2018 at Orchard Hotel. The event was attended by Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other governmental agencies, members of the diplomatic corps, as well as students from schools across Singapore.
SINGAPORE NOT SEDAP: THE SEJARAH INQUISITION – TJC HISTORY TEAM TAKES FIRST PLACE
Five J2 History students were at NUS participating in the inaugural run of HISSOC’s inter-JC History competition.
ENDING TERM 1 WITH A BANG!
As students left the premises after PDP activities, looking to relax on the last day of term, the staff members of TJC gathered at the parade square to send it off with a bang – satay party!
WORKING HAND-IN-HAND WITH PEERS
TJC PEERS (Parents Enthusiastically Engaged in Rendering Support) had a busy time in Term 1. Many of our PEERS members actively volunteered at the annual Go Green Day, JC Open House and Track & Field Meet.
STEPHANIE DOGFOOT: EMPOWERING POETRY THROUGH SPOKEN WORD
Stephanie “Dogfoot” Chan is an accomplished poet who has participated in and won multiple poetry slams in the Americas, Europe and Asia. She has been writing poetry since the young age of 11 and performing them since 2008. She came to Temasek Junior College to expose the IP3 students to the powerful and empowering form of poetry known as Spoken Word as part of the programme for ACE Week.
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