CCA in the Spotlight – Symphonic Band

(Photo credit: Mr Marc Kenji Lim) Hi all! Have you ever thought about joining a musical CCA – Sharring the stage and making music with like-minded peers? Next up we have… CCA: Symphonic Band Interviewee: Brian Wong Interviewer: Austin Wang Brian Wong is EJ Symphonic Band’s percussionist. With a radiant smile and a hidden reserve, […]

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CCA in the spotlight – Debate

Photo credits: Mr Marc Kenji Lim Hi all! Don’t fret if your still at a loss of what CCA to choose for your JC life! Next up, presenting to you… CCA: Debate Interviewee: Wei Ying Interviewer: Claire Hsieh and Soh Wen Sheun What is an average CCA session like? We debate then move into motions. […]

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CCA in the spotlight – Chinese Orchestra

Photo credit: Mr Marc Kenji Lim Hi all! Have you ever walked from the ISH towards the basketball court and heard the exotic sounds of Chinese music? Find out more about the CCA! CCA: Chinese Orchestra Interviewee: Calista Loh Interviewers: Claire Hsieh and Soh Wen Sheun What do you do during CCA? I’m from Chinese […]

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CCA in the spotlight – Volleyball

Photo credit: Nicole Therese Lim Hi all! Featuring our first sports CCA! CCA: Volleyball Interviewee: Yong Duan Kang Interviewers: Claire Hsieh and Soh Wen Sheun What do you do during CCA? In an average CCA session, we do warm ups, followed by skills training and some games stimulation. We are also currently preparing for A […]

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CCA in the spotlight – Service Learning

Photo credit: Teri Tay A new school year means new friends, new teachers, new subjects. BUT what’s missing? The activity that we get to pour our hearts and souls into – CCAs! Interviews conducted by Claire Hsieh and Soh Wen Sheun feature questions and answers one will rarely have time to find out on a […]

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The Origins of Christmas

Hi everyone! Woohoo its four days to Christmas! If you haven’t yet, go check out the Nordic Christmas market outside Takashimaya or the Flashbang Christmas market at 313 Somerset for last minute present shopping. You can literally feel the festive atmosphere reverberating in the air. Christmas is quite a significant holiday for my family because […]

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The one-step solution to prolonged concentration?

Hi there, To begin, I’m not going to lie, it’s been a long time since the Origin* updated and I apologise on the behalf of the team . Rest assured, we’ll be a lot more active in time to come. Speaking about time, a lot has happened since the blog’s last post in August – […]

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