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TO THE CLASSES OF 2019 AND 2020
by David Wilson (Class of 2001)

Alumnus David Wilson (Class of 2001) gathered some of his thoughts that have coalesced through conversations with his students and fellow colleagues. This special letter is for the classes of 2019 and 2020—you got this!

  • advice
  • alumni
  • alumnus
  • always an Eagle
  • Class of 2001
  • Class of 2019
  • class of 2020
  • covid-19
  • once an Eagle
  • pandemic
  • we got this
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MASKS FOR SG
by Didi Hari Krishnan

We cannot mask our appreciation for the many ways our students have been going above and beyond to help those who are in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eighth grade student Shannon K. started her own organization, Masks for SG, which provides healthcare workers in Singapore with reusable masks.

  • community
  • covid-19
  • extraordinary care
  • masks for SG
  • service
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WORLD STUDIES PROJECT: STUDENT WRITING FOR PUBLICATION
by Kabir Broker, Michelle Chang, Meera Lokur, Aidan Lim, Utsa Chaturvedi, Emma Li, Senay Mandaher, and Liv Bookhamer

In World Studies, the third quarter focused on resources and globalization. As a culminating project, teachers challenged students to inquire into the costs and benefits of a commercial product or commodity and write to inform an audience about those costs and benefits. Here are just a few of the topics students tackled.

  • cost vs benefit
  • Eagles
  • high school
  • student publication
  • world studies
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LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION!
by Shaunak S.

Middle school student Shaunak S. started to pursue filmmaking when he was in sixth grade. Recently, he was given the opportunity to assist an award-winning filmmaker as the editor for her short film. 

  • creativity
  • Digital Media
  • filmmaking
  • middle school
  • National History Day
  • NHD
  • video editor
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TOP 10 TIPS TO HELP YOUR CHILD WITH DISTANCE LEARNING AND OVERALL WELL-BEING
by Middle School Counselors

Despite all of the unknowns, students have identified the ‘silver linings’ and most remain hopeful. However, we recognize that everyone is dealing with things in their own way and this change in “normalcy” hasn’t been easy for everyone. Here are some tips on how to help your child with distance learning and overall well-being.

  • counseling
  • counselor
  • covid-19
  • distance learning
  • middle school
  • parent tips
  • well being
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CHEF UP!
by Christina Akira Yoh

High school students Christina Akira Yoh and Elizabeth Frey released a recipe app called Chef Up!. The app provides users with healthy, low cost, tasty, and easy-to-make recipes that can all be made in a college dorm room. 

  • app
  • catalyst
  • diet
  • healthy
  • high school
  • nutrition
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LONGING FOR HOME
by Dr. Jeff Devens

Throughout the remainder of this online journey, students and faculty will continue to attempt to make heart connections—through online advisory as well as online classes. We look forward to a time when we can be physically together, on campus, welcoming new and returning members of the SAS community.

  • advisory
  • community
  • counseling
  • counselor
  • covid-19
  • distance learning
  • grace
  • grit
  • high school
  • we got this
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WHAT'S NEXT FOR OUR ROBOTICS TEAM?
by SAS Robotics Team

As things have gradually closed down around us, the robotics students have quickly learned to use the tools available to build their machines. Collaboration in design and building is done online, machines are sent from one person to the next via Grab delivery, and performance videos are posted for the group to assess. Here are some examples of what our students are doing.

  • circuit breaker
  • covid-19
  • distance learning
  • Eagles
  • high school
  • robotics
  • we got this
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CONQUERING THE WORLD OF ROBOTICS
by Didi Hari Krishnan

In the robotics program at SAS, our students learn how to innovate, persevere, communicate, and collaborate as a team. With all of the knowledge acquired during their robotics course, students design, build, and drive robots to perform real-world tasks. 

  • FIRST robotics
  • high school
  • innovation
  • robotics program
  • technology
  • VEX robotics
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STAFF SPOTLIGHT: PREMALA SEKARAN
by Didi Hari Krishnan

As much as Singapore American School is known for its excellence, we are also proud to have an outstanding group of dedicated staff who support the school. Every month, we will feature one outstanding staff so you can learn more about who they are and what they do—both at school and outside. This month's Staff Spotlight series features middle school library assistant, Premala Sekaran.

  • community
  • libraries
  • middle school
  • staff
  • Staff Spotlight
  • thelioncitytheeagleway
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COLLEGE: NEW BEGINNINGS
by Alisha Bhandari

It’s that time of the year. The red sweaters we’ve grown accustomed to walking down the halls have gotten replaced with university merchandise. The seniors are leaving for college and continuing their lives in the field they wish to study, while the juniors stay in high school for an additional year. Communications intern Alisha Bhandari shares her top 10 tips for students preparing for college life.

  • college
  • college applications
  • college preparation
  • Eagles
  • high school
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APRIL READS FOR HIGH SCHOOL
by Bob Helmer

It's time to grab a book and celebrate our love for reading! Every month, we will compile a list of the best books to read. High school librarian Mr. Bob Helmer shares his list of books recommended for high school students.

  • april reads
  • book recommendations
  • for the love of reading
  • high school
  • monthly reads
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APRIL READS FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL
by Jamin Bookhamer

It's time to grab a book and celebrate our love for reading! Every month, we will compile a list of the best books to read. Middle school librarian Mr. Jamin Bookhamer shares his list of books recommended for middle school students.

  • april reads
  • book recommendations
  • for the love of reading
  • middle school
  • monthly reads
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APRIL READS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
by Ms. Alison Cuthbert, Ms. Kate Brundage, and Ms. Lara Ingham

It's time to grab a book and celebrate our love for reading! Every month, we will compile a list of the best books to read. Elementary school librarians Ms. Alison Cuthbert, Ms. Kate Brundage, and Ms. Lara Ingham share their list of books recommended for early learning center/elementary school students.

  • april reads
  • book recommendations
  • for the love of reading
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SIXTH GRADE SUSTAINABILITY UNIT: CORAL BLEACHING AND HOW TO STOP IT
by Brody J.

As part of the interdisciplinary sustainability unit in middle school, sixth grade students learned how to transform their critical thinking skills into informed actions. Through research and investigation, students wrote these thought-provoking articles. Middle school student Brody J. shares the effects of coral bleaching and how we should stop it.

  • coral bleaching
  • global warming
  • interdisciplinary
  • sixth grade
  • sustainability unit
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