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April 2017

Symphony of Praise 2017



PL's SYF 2017 season culminated in an amazing night of performances during our “Symphony of Praise” event, held on 28 April. We thank our God for His enabling. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our parents for their love and support, our instructors for their patience in moulding our girls, our staff for their sacrificial service and all our friends for sharing joys and tears.

ELDDS and Chinese D'Arts - Certificate of Accomplishment



On 28 April, both our drama groups did us proud at SYF 2017. Our ELDDS and Chinese D'Arts were both awarded Certificates of Accomplishment. Well done, girls!

PLMGSS Guitar Ensemble - SYF Distinction


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On 28 April, our PL family rejoiced as our Guitar Ensemble was awarded the SYF 2017 Certificate of Distinction. Well done, girls!

PL Handbell and Harp - SYF Distinction



On 27 April 2017, both our Handbell and Harp ensembles put up a stellar performance, and were awarded Certificates of Distinction. We are very proud of our girls for all the hard work they have put in. To God be the Glory!!

Guzheng Ensemble - SYF Distinction


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We thank God for our faithful instructor, teachers, parents and PL-Lites who excelled with resilience and a positive mindset. On 20 April, the Guzheng Ensemble received the certificate of Distinction at the 2017 SYF presentations. To God be the Glory!

PL Choir - SYF Distinction



On 20 April, PL Secondary choir showcased an outstanding performance and attained Distinction for the 2017 SYF season. We would like to congratulate our girls for all the hard work they put in to prepare for the SYF. To God be the Glory!

Young Inventors' Award 2017


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On 18 April 2017, one of our PL teams won the Commendation award for Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors' Award 2017. To God be the Glory!

We are proud of our young ladies making inroads in STEM.

National School Games Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships 2017



On 12 and 13 April, our Rhythmic Gymnastics girls impressed everyone with their stellar performance and clinched 4th placing in the C’ division category.

The results are as follows:

'C’ Division Level 4 Events
Individual:
Ball - 1st, 4th, 17th
Ribbon -1st, 4th, 13th
Rope - 1st, 8th, 11th
IAA Ranking: 1st, 2nd and 15th positions
Team Ranking: 2nd position

‘C’ Division Group Event (5 Ropes): 2nd position

2017 A*STAR SCIENCE AWARD (UPPER SECONDARY)


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On 17 April 2017, two of our Secondary 3 girls have been awarded the A*STAR Science Award (Upper Secondary). The award is open to Upper Secondary students in Singapore, who display strong interest and competency in science and mathematics. The programme provides a good opportunity for our girls to interact with the researchers and scientists who will guide them to hone their skills. Well done girls!

The awardees are:
Janice Khoo Shi Ann, 3A1
Isabel Ong Qian Hui, 3A1

Temasek Polytechnic's 'Presentation of Top Graduates’ Event on 25 April 2017



Jannell Natasha Job.pngPL congratulates Jannell Natasha Job (Class of 2013) for receiving the Lee Kong Chian Award, which goes to top non-Science and Technology graduates. She and 9 other award winners will be presented to the Media at our annual ‘Presentation of Top Graduates’ event which will be held on 25 April 2017.

This meaningful event held six days before the actual graduation ceremony is also a time for the top graduates to say “Thank You” to the special people who helped them through this journey of success i.e. their family, their Secondary School Principal & teachers, their ITE lecturers and their poly Principal, Director, lecturers & their Care Person. Jannell fondly remembers and appreciates the guidance of Ms Deepa Patkunan and Ms Doreen Lau, her teachers in Paya Lebar Methodist Girls' School (Secondary) and has invited them to the event.
 
Described as an exceptionally diligent and disciplined student who consistently delivers work of high standards, Jannell is naturally driven to give nothing short of her best in her academic work, often delivering above and beyond what is required. Her excellent communication skills also make her presentations a pleasure to observe. Jannell was also handpicked for a special project with the Dyslexia Association of Singapore, for which she conducted applied research involving students with dystexia. Jannell also has a heart for community work and led TP’s Community Service Club for two years, initiating a number of projects. Jannell graduates with an impressive CGPA of 3.97.

PL Symphonic Band


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On 11 April, PL Sec Symphonic Band was awarded the Certificate of Accomplishment for our SYF 2017 season. We thank all who supported us throughout our journey. We would especially like to thank our dedicated teachers and parents. Well done, to our girls for all their hardwork!

PL Girls’ Brigade


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On 9 April, the PL family rejoiced with the 4th Company Girls' Brigade. Our Primary section was awarded the Gold company award and the Secondary section, the Silver award. Do continue to Seek Serve and Follow Christ!

PL Alumni


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Our alumna, Cheong Yan Peng (PLMGS Class of 1989), picked up yet another Star Award for her scriptwriting work - Best Screenplay. Congratulations, Yan Peng!

Religious Emphasis Week



Thank God for faithful parents and friends from PLMC who retold the Easter story through fun games. Our heartfelt thank you for your labour of love!

Brunch with Principal



PSSG parents eager to improve their parenting skills and interact with the principal gathered for Brunch with Principal on 8 April 2017. Close to 80 PSSG parents gained a better understanding of The 5 Love Languages from our workshop speaker, Dr Wu Mi Yin, from Focus on the Family. With the skills learnt, parents were better equipped to use the appropriate love language(s) to show love to their daughter. Following that, there was a session of interaction with the school leaders and PL staff where parents shared positive strokes and concerns. It was a meaningful time of sharing where parents grew in appreciation and understanding of the needs of their child and the support put in place by school for the holistic development of their child.

Joint Staff Promotion Ceremony



On 5 April 2017, PL Primary and Secondary came together as one family to celebrate the promotion of our fellow colleagues. PL Alumni would like to extend our congratulations to all staff receiving promotion to GEO 3 and 4 grades. We rejoice together with the entire PL family for our 16 promotees. To God be the Glory!

Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School (Secondary) & Nan Hua High School Harp Ensemble


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Our PL Harpists will be performing at the Esplanade on 5 April at 6:45pm and 7:45pm at the Esplanade Concourse. Do come and support them. For more information please refer to this link: https://www.esplanade.com/festivals-and-series/in-youthful-company/2017/plmgs-nanhua-harp-ensemble?FestivalNames=2017&Start=20170404