In 2022, inspired by an Indigenous Australian art exhibition, ninth grade student Maia embarked on a National History Day journey exploring the Papunya Tula Art Movement. With support from experts, Maia unveiled a rich narrative, earning third prize at the National History Day Competition. Find out more about her project.
The launch of the AT Nonfiction and Rhetoric website, itsthespark.com, marked a significant milestone for the class—a culmination of months of work. The website showcases the diverse talents and perspectives in the class. Learn more about the process here.
AT Nonfiction andRhetoric is a distinctive English class, centered around giving students a high level of autonomy, and offering exciting real-world application. A high level of exposure to various aspects of the publishing process, from design to copy editing, provides students with a unique experience that familiarizes them with the different stages of publication. This unconventional dynamic of high autonomy and hands-on approach enables students to not only learn about rhetoric but to live it as well.
Singapore American School boasts a plethora of high school service clubs, each driven by passionate students eager to make a difference. In this feature, we highlight four service clubs: PAW, Blue Planet Initiative, Beyond Social Services, Theater Tech. Learn more about these clubs here!
In part two of Moving In, Setting Up, Settling Down, Dr. Jeff Devens shares a set of questions and answers to help parents as they transition into a new culture, school, and country.
Chinese Performing Arts, a recent addition to our middle school's elective offerings in 2023-24, has been intentionally designed to meet the unique needs of students who completed fifth grade Chinese Immersion and those who entered middle school with a high level of proficiency in Chinese. Learn more about this course.
This year, the 2023–24 SpaceLab team’s experiment aims to understand the feasibility of cultivating plastic-eating Microspora in space, and comparing its plastic degradation rates to the one on Earth. Read more about the process and their progress!
Get the kids out of the house and into nature! Children benefit from outdoor play–here’s the why, when, and where.
The PTA office is a welcoming place to hang out, grab a coffee, and catch up with friends. Throughout the year it is also the place to stock up on used books and other fun merchandise. If you can’t make it on campus to visit, swing by the online shop and pick up anything you need from wherever your travels have taken you.
In the Booster Booth you can always find a wide variety of fun spirit items available for purchase. If you can’t make it to the booth then head over to the online shop to find everything you need to support your eagles anywhere in the world.
Was it this person who said that? Or that person who said this? Match the quote to the correct educator to complete the crossword puzzle below!
high school deputy principal
english as an additional language teacher
middle school counselor
creativity center specialist
middle school band
After forty years, Michael Barnes (class of 1984) returns to Singapore American School for a visit. Barnes shares how special it was to be back in Singapore with his family.
Vivek Nair (class of 2018) developed a tablet at 13 that sold successfully. Graduating with bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign at 18 and 19, he's now a cybersecurity expert and researcher at Cornell’s Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts.
Journeys magazine tells the stories of our students and alumni, highlights our vibrant campus life, and celebrates our cherished traditions at Singapore American School. It is published annually in print. Additional digital content is released on our Journeys Online page and social media platforms throughout the year.
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