Archive for March, 2010

More Academic Achievements

March 8th, 2010  |  Published in News Updates

The Youth Chapter would like to congratulate Hwa Chong Institution’s other recent academic achievements:

For the Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament Online Competition:

Six HCI students went through the competition overnight from 12 midnight to 6 am on 21 Feb. They emerged top in the team category, beating world-best schools like USA’s Thomas Jefferson. For more details of the individual and team results, please visit their site.

And the South-east Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO) Science Congress:

In the recent SEAMEO Search for Young Scientists Regional Science Congress held in Penang, one of our teams which represented Singapore won the “Most promising young scientist” award which come with a huge trophy and 1000 ringgits. This is the highest award given out during the congress.

The second team won a consolation prize.

A Levels Results Day

March 5th, 2010  |  Published in News Updates

Hwa Chong Alumni Association Youth Chapter would like to congratulate our juniors for the amazing results for Singapore-Cambridge A Levels of the 2009 Graduating Batch:

OVERALL PERFORMANCE

Hwa Chong is the top performing school in Math and Science.
92 students scored a perfect score. This is a record in three years.
As with last year’s record-breaking performance, 696 students scored at least 3 H2 Distinctions and above.
An impressive 216 students scored 7 Distinctions and more.
180 students scored at least one H3 distinction and better.

INDIVIDUAL SUBJECT PERFORMANCE

Our students attained a record-breaking performance in General Paper, with 4 out of 10 scoring a Distinction. This is double the national average for the third year running.

9 out of 10 students scored Distinction in H2 Biology, up from 8 last year. This is double the National Average.

8 out of 10 scored Distinction for H2 Physics, double the National Average.

In addition, 4 students were awarded The Institute of Physics Gold Medal for Excellence in Physics.

8 out of 10 students scored a Distinction in H2 Mathematics, for the third year running.

8 out of 10 scored a Distinction for H2 Art.

7 out of 10 students scored a Distinction in H2 Geography, more than double the National Average.

7 out of 10 scored a Distinction for H2 Chemistry, for the second year running. This is double the National Average.

7 out of 10 scored a Distinction for Knowledge and Inquiry and H2 Literature in English.

We attained a 100% Distinction rate for H1 and H2 German and H1 French.

We also attained 100% Distinction rate for H1 Geography, 3 times the National average.

For Project Work, with close to 9 out of 10 attaining a Distinction.

3.21 SNAP Photography Contest

March 2nd, 2010  |  Published in Events

Contest Cover

3..2..1, Snap!

Hwa Chong Alumni Association Youth Chapter is proud to organise the 3.21 SNAP Photography Contest to commemorate Hwa Chong’s 91st Founder’s Day on March 21st, 2010.

Members of the Hwa Chong family, including students, staff and alumni of Hwa Chong Institution and Hwa Chong International School are invited to participate in this photography contest.

Simply capture the moments of what you are doing or what’s happening at 3.21pm in school or at work and send your photo with an interesting caption to 3.21SNAP@hwachongyouth.org. Ensure you include the following in your email:
a) Name:
b) NRIC:
c) Contact Number:
d) Email Address:
e) Mailing Address:
f) Participating Category
g) Caption

All entries submitted will be featured on the contest microsite. Closing date for entries is on 15th March 2010 3.21pm.

Categories
Student – Open to all students who are currently studying in Hwa Chong Institution & Hwa Chong International School

Staff – Open to all staff who are currently working in Hwa Chong Institution & Hwa Chong International School

Alumni – Open to all alumni who have graduated from Hwa Chong Institution & Hwa Chong International School, The Chinese High School & Hwa Chong Junior College

Prizes
For each category, there are the following prizes:
1st Prize: $50 worth of CapitaVouchers
2nd Prize: $30 worth of CapitaVouchers
3rd Prize: $20 worth of CapitaVouchers

The Judging Committee will select the winning entries based on how well the photographs and captions convey the Hwa Chong spirit and display creativity.

Winners will also be invited to the 91st Anniversary Dinner held on March 21st 2010 to receive their prizes and have their winning entries on display.

Click here for a copy of the full rules and regulation which includes detailed information on how to submit your entries and the personal particulars to include.