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Thought for the Week
by Samhita Roy - Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 11:31 am
 

“It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do.”

                                                                                   

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Outstanding Alumni
by Lam May Yee - Thursday, 17 July 2014, 1:50 pm
 

Ng Boon Keng was a former student of Marsiling Secondary. We received good news from Ngee Ann Polytechnic that he, among the cohort of 5,200 students, receives good academic performance. He graduates from Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) this year with the following academic award.

Course: Diploma in Business Studies

Award: Diploma with Merit

He works hard and strives for excellence. His success has been made possible by the strong foundation he built in Marsiling.

Do drop by the achievement board to have a good read!

 
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Word of the Week (Week 2)
by Gladys Wee Pei Xi - Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 8:58 am
 

1. Eloquent: It is an adjective and it is used to describe a person who has the power of being fluent in speech. John is an eloquent speaker. He is able to move the crowd with his flair of the language.

 
2. Disparity: It is a noun which means the lack of similarity. Although John and Jason joined the NPCC at the same time, there is a disparity in their rank as John is a Sergeant while Jason is already a Station Inspector.
 
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Word of the Week (Week 1)
by Gladys Wee Pei Xi - Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 8:30 am
 

1. Stemmed. It is a verb and it means to be caused by something. This word is used with the preposition ‘from’. It can be used in a sentence this way, “His anger management problems stemmed from the way his mother treated him when he was young.”

2. Tussle. It can be used as a verb or a noun. As a verb, it is used this way “During the riot, things got violent and the demonstrators tussled with the police.” As a noun, it is used this way “A tussle broke out in the canteen when two students could not agree on something.”

 
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Thought for the Week
by Samhita Roy - Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 11:38 am
 

“Part of resilience is deciding to make yourself miserable over something that matters, or deciding to make yourself miserable over something that does not matter.”

                                                                                          Elizabeth Edwards

 

Value: Resilience