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June 2017

World Robot Games Singapore 2017



The World Robot Games 2017 Singapore was held on 2nd and 3rd of June 2017. This event provides the platform where participants pit their wits against one another, design and test their robotic creations in in 4 different games, SUMOROBOT, LINE TRACING, SEARCH & RESCUE, & BATTLE-BALLZ, to promote Science, Technology, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and the Arts. The theme for this year is Robots in Defence

We are proud to announce the PL-Lites that won the following awards:

Category

Award

Name

Class

Search and Rescue

Gold

Yuki Puah

3A2

Adelaine Ruth

Hanako Suhendro

2.2

Silver

Quek Jing Yao

3A1

Cheryl Ong

2.3

Line Tracing

Gold

Rachel Ng

3A2

Coleen Cheng

2.3

Silver

Esther Chan

3B1

Krystal Tan

1.3

Bronze

Tham Chu En

2.4

Nooraishah

2.5a

Sumo 1kg Autonomous

Silver

Chokka Swetha

3A1

Lim Min

3A3

Sumo 5kg RC

Bronze

Sharlotte Chan

3A3

Edena Goh

1.2

Best Team Award

Cheryl Ong

2.3

Quek Jing Yao

3A1

 
Students’ Reflections

“World Robot Games Singapore 2017 was a great exposure to many of us. We gain knowledge such as maintaining and operating our robots, simultaneously picking up values like perseverance and teamwork. Through this competition, we grow as an individual as well as a team as we learn to support each other along the way.”
- Yuki Puah, 3A2

“World Robot Games Singapore 2017 was a good learning experience for me, Through robotics, it allowed me to experience many new things from mechanical work to understanding my level of perseverance.”
- Cheryl Ong 2.3

“I had a great experience through this World Robot Games Singapore 2017. It was really competitive as there were people from other countries as well. I have learnt a lot about teamwork and communication. We would continue to stay humble and strive to achieve a better results.”
- Tham Chu En, 2.4

“World robot Games Singapore 2017 was a thrilling experience for me as it was my first time participating in a robotics competition. Through this competition, I have learnt to persevere despite the many setbacks that I faced.”
- Edena Goh, 1.2

“World Robot Games Singapore 2017 is a platform where we compete against other schools. It was a really great opportunity for me to learn from my competitors. Preparing for the competition day was not an easy as we had to constantly maintain our robots and ensure that we were able to fulfil the tasks ahead. The competition had given opportunity for us to shine in different categories and bring glory to the PLMGSS. With the guidance of our robotics teachers, we were able to come this far.”
- Christina Tan, 3B1

“My experience at World Robot Games Singapore 2017 was indeed an enriching one. Throughout the process of preparation, I had learnt that I should never give up and allow failures stop me from doing my best. The experience I obtained from this robotics competition is very enriching and valuable.”
Louisa Chen, 3A3

Mobile Music-Making Competition


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On 22 June, PL participated in the mobile music making competition organized by Republic Polytechnic’s School of Technology for the Arts. PL is proud of our girls for achieving the consolation award. Well done girls!

Group 1:
1.    Shannon Joy Yee (2.1)
2.    Foong Yue Qian (2.1)
3.    Lim Qi Qin (2.1)

Group 2:
1. Ang Yien Ning (2.2)
2. Charmyne Cho (2.5)
3. Germaine Heng (2.2)

SAF Day



On 30 June, PL celebrated SAF Day 2017 and NS50! Our teachers shared with the girls what they are called to do to defend our beloved Singapore during their NS duty.

Thank you for keeping our nation safe!

St John's Day



PL celebrated St John's Day on 30 June to honour the contributions of the cadets in our society. In PL, our St John's girls play an active role in attending to the medical needs of the school during various events.

3rd placing in ‘Tourism Innovation 2017'


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On 21 June, PL shone at the 'Tourism Innovation 2017' organised by Temasek Polytechnic. Our team of 5 students from 3D1 - Farah Amirah, Raine Qiu, Sherrie Chew, Sarah Mae Azhar and Faith Bunoan, won the 3rd placing.

Congratulations girls!