NYAA Gold: Outdoor Appreciation – Trip to Tioman

Trip: Grade 10 FIB Tioman Expedition During the expedition, we learned about the island’s fascinating history, geology, flora, and fauna while exploring habitats on foot and by sea kayak with an emphasis on teamwork, leadership, resilience, sustainability, and fun. Our accommodation also included jungle camping apart from beach cabins. Towards our goal, we underwent kayaking…

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WF Reflection

“Our student-writers rose to the challenge, producing authentic, responsible and powerful pieces” Find my Writer’s Fortnight article here! Writers fortnight was more than just a task, it was a journey where the process is what truly mattered. Through the course of this process we were given the oppurtunity to meet and interview several interesting people…

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Partner Podcast Round-up Post

Following several weeks of planning and preparation, my partner and I finally completed the podcast partner challenge.  The preparation consisted of several steps and intricate planning, however with the right amount of perseverance and hard work we were able to collaboratively complete our podcast. The ideas that I read about in this article were similar to…

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Emotional Intelligence

I have learned that positive talk is crucial for emotional intelligence and if do no talk ourselves up we can never grow. This can benefit me by improving my view on things to have a more optimistic nature rather than to look at the downside of occurrences. In addition to this, I also learned that…

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Writer’s Fortnight Op-ed Article

Women holding up signs in protest to the supreme court verdict that allows women entry to the temple. Some of which read: “Save Temples from Atheists”, “Ready to wait till 50” (referring to the original law that restricted females between the ages of 10 and 50 from entering the temple).   SABARIMALA: DEVOTION BEYOND CONVENTIONS…

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Boomerang Bags

Step One: Take this test (12 mins) and be sure to screenshot your final personality test. Based on the resulting type, write up two sentences describing what others need to know about working with you ‘best.’ “Debaters create original ideas, then step back to let more numerous and fastidious personalities handle the logistics of implementation…

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Boomerang Bags

The three most important questions I answered today (and why)? What is the purpose of this service: To reinvent and reuse plastic bags and give them a new life in order to reduce plastic wastage How big is this concept: It’s rooted internationally and has made an impact. It is a dynamic concept and hence…

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Freakonomics- Think like a Winner Podcast Review

The work ethics and rigorous maintenance that athletes retain have always intrigued me. Hence I decided to give the Think Like a Winner episode of the Freakonomics podcast a listen. The podcast focused upon the various beliefs that athletes base their strategies on and also questions some myths in sport and their practicality!  An interesting link that the…

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