Total Defence Day was commemorated on 15 February, marking the anniversary of the fall of Singapore to the Japanese in 1942.
We were honoured to have HE I Gede Ngurah, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Singapore, as the guest speaker of the Ambassador Lecture Series on 13 Feb 2017. The title of the talk was 'Celebrating Progress & Strengthening the Indonesia-Singapore Partnership'.
Our Under-19 team reclaimed the Kiwi Cup for the first time in 11 years.
Our school community ushered in the Year of the Rooster with festive music, brightly-coloured decorations and exciting performances by students and staff.
We marked the start of the CCA competition and showcase season with the Team Raffles Ceremony, which celebrates the cameraderie and collective strength of the Rafflesian community.
On 13 January we held our annual Raffles Trail, a CCA showcase during which the Year 1 students learnt more about RI's sports teams, Uniformed groups, performing arts groups, and clubs and societies.
We welcomed a new cohort of Rafflesians with the three-day Year 1 Orientation and the traditional JRIC (Junior Rafflesian Investiture Ceremony).
Different rhythms and facets of school life were on display at our campus on 13 January for Raffles Mixtape, our Year 5-6 Open House.